"We presented CSI with an exacting German-wide search. We were delighted with the professionalism of their process, excellent support staff and particularly the good humour and tenacity shown in presenting fresh candidates when a chosen finalist withdrew. We wouldn’t hesitate to use them again."


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Chemical Search International

Chemicals | Resources | Materials | Life-Sciences

Founded in 2000, Chemical Search International specialises in retained executive recruitment for the global chemical sector and value-chain; resources, polymers, materials and life-science. Our consultants are exceptionally experienced sector professionals, leveraged by an advisory board of industry experts. This provides an unrivalled understanding of our clients' needs and the ability to find better candidates, faster.

Our growing international team works intensively on a small number of assignments at a time to deliver the highest quality services. We excel at filling a broad range of senior executive, middle management and hard-to-find specialist roles across our sector of expertise. Our clients include manufacturers, distributors, traders, consultancies, technology spin-outs and banks. We also provide specialist career coaching and founded ChemExec, a specialist executive network offering faster, simpler networking -contacts and opportunities, just when you need them.

For an exploratory discussion please contact us.


Stephen J. Mothersole
Founder and Group CEO