Attract, select, and appoint your key executives faster, reliably and cost effectively, with our pace-setting technology, methods, and expertise.

The world of executive leadership is ever changing. In a world with constant technological advancements, economic volatility, and cultural reframing; the world of leadership is now more challenging than ever before.

Navigating today’s challenges is no longer enough. It is essential that your leaders are planning for tomorrow and beyond. The perception of what good leadership looks like has also changed over recent years, we now need more inclusive Heads who understand the importance of team work as opposed to old fashioned autocratic leaders.

In comes a new style of collaboration, accountability, and trust. Today’s leaders should give equal attention to all areas of the business with the pillars being people, performance, processes, and culture.

The question to ask yourself is, are your leaders ready?

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Mercury Hampton Ltd delivers innovative assessment, executive search, and leadership development for businesses globally. We support clients from a wide variety of industries, and from multinationals to private equity, listed and privately owned businesses.


As well as hosting our McQuaig psychometric testing, IQ supports the entire attraction and selection process. Via a secure client portal, you can view video interviews, CVs, references, and test results – and share them with your colleagues.

IQ provides an excellent experience for clients and candidates alike. This reduces candidate attrition, shortens commercial downtime, and delivers selection certainty that traditional methods simply cannot match.


With more than 200 years’ experience throughout global multisector leadership, we partner with a wide variety of thought leaders and industry trend setters solving many problems along the way. Our client portfolio ranges from private equity, blue-chip and privately owned businesses across the globe.

Our pioneering recruitment methodology Mercury Hampton IQ is available in 7 languages, and we trade in 14 countries, delivering multi-disciplined critical hires.

Our key industry sectors are Technology, Infrastructure and Manufacturing.

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Mercury Hampton’s mission is to drag executive recruitment in to the 21st century. We measure success not by placing a candidate, but by placing a candidate who stays with your organisation and makes a substantial impact.

We are confident in our approach and offer a free replacement guarantee of up to 12 months for board level hires.

Mercury Hampton’s founding Directors Chris and Jonathan have over 50 years’ combined experience in executive international search recruitment. They head up our Executive & Strategic service offering.

They will personally oversee and deliver critical leadership and board level assignments, including strategic board recruitment, commercialisation and management alignment projects, sales restructuring, and international new country entry.

All Mercury Hampton Executive recruitment consultants are qualified psychometric assessors. We benchmark and assess our hiring team members to ensure we are all aligned and to create a DNA cultural road map of successful people in your organisation.

Pre Hire

The key to our approach lies in discovery, a process that unveils the intricate threads of your challenges. Holistic in nature, we explore every facet, asking why vacancies exist, what fuels tomorrow’s people problems, and how each piece of the puzzle fits. Collaboratively, we illuminate the path forward, using our diagnostic consultancy prowess to pinpoint root causes and opportunities.

On Hire

Our highly skilled team becomes an extension of yours, employing a vast service stack tailored to your specific needs. Pioneering your people problems of tomorrow is not just a slogan – it’s our commitment. With an agnostic and client-driven approach, we blend technology and experience to unlock your organisation’s potential.  

Post Hire

Our partnership transcends conventional consulting – we stand by your side, translating insights, data and perspectives into actionable strategies. Together, we design a roadmap that bridges the present and the future, a roadmap where every milestone contributes to a thriving culture, exceptional performance, remarkable talent, enduring retention, and comprehensive training.

Transform your challenges into opportunities. Click here to make contact and schedule an initial discovery call with one of our experts – your journey starts now. 

We bring you real solutions with highly driven actions, from assessing your existing team, your newest candidate and even yourself, to recruiting top-level talent culturally aligned to your business. Setting you up for success at the start of your hiring process. We provide performance coaching and training to follow through on those long-term business goals.

By using our award-winning software, Mercury Hampton IQ, we can guarantee that 96% of hires will still be in post on their one-year anniversary. With 94% still in post after two years.

We deliver incredible results because our team is infused with highly qualified, trained but also culturally aligned individuals who go above and beyond. We all appreciate being recognised and treated with respect. The same way we will treat you, your business, and your team.


Vice President of Sales USA

This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced Sales Leader to further develop their career with a world leading business and true engineering innovator!
Basic salary between $150,000 – $220,000 + OTE $250,000 – $ 320,000 + Company Car or Car allowance + Pension scheme + private health care

VP of Sales

Are you a results-driven sales professional with a passion for leading high-performing teams? Look no further! Our client is seeking a highly skilled and strategic VP of Sales to join their global business working from the company’s Austin, Texas location.
Base salary $175,000 to $200,000 USD + Executive Bonus scheme + Car allowance + Retirement plan + Stock options + Comprehensive health insurance + Vacation package

VP of HR / Talent

Are you an experienced HR professional looking for a dynamic leadership role in the engineering and manufacturing industry? Look no further!
Base Salary from $150,000 to $200,000 + Executive Bonus Scheme + Car Allowance + Retirement Plan + Stock Options + Comprehensive Health Insurance + Vacation Package

Operations Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join a busy medical device manufacturer to lead all aspects of operations at their site in Texas.
$80,000 – $100,000 Basic + Car + Healthcare

Operations Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Operations Manager to join a busy medical device manufacturer to lead all aspects of operations at their site in Texas.
$80,000 – $100,000 Basic + Car + Healthcare

Commercial Director

As Sales Manager you will take a lead role in the company’s commercial team by leading the Sales Representatives to develop new revenue streams with prospect customers across Germany.
€80,000 & OTE €120,000 & Car

Sales Director

This is an opportunity to lead the organisation’s global sales operation in all its respects.
£100,000 to £120,000 plus excellent benefits

CEO – Manufacturing & Infrastructure

We are looking for a CEO who is both strategic and frontline active, this is a rare opportunity to build a business in your own vision
£140,000 to £175,000 & OTE £250,000+ & Car Allowance & Laptop, Mobile, Pension & Equity Options.

Business Development Manager

This role is far from a standard sales or Business Development role, it’s more around educating and developing strategic alliances in the vertical given to you.
£70,000 to £90,000 Basic + Benefits + 25% Bonus

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