Principal Connections - executive search is the leading executive search and board advisory firm serving Ireland and the United Kingdom, and is part of Agilium Worldwide LLC (est. 1984), ranked one of the world’s top global executive search groups. (55 Offices, 30 Countries).
Our award winning consulting team advise large multinational corporations, small-to-medium enterprises, start-up and family-owned businesses, not-for-profit, semi-state and public-sector bodies across the following service lines:
Through our vast experience we understand that every client challenge and context is unique. The services we offer are therefore tailored to the individual needs of every client, offering a customised solution to even the most complex human capital challenges.
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CFO Consensus (Ireland) 2023: The shape of the CFO role Principal Connections’ is a market leader in the recruitment of the most senior CFO's and Finance Directors across Ireland and the United Kingdom. In our view, the responsibilities of the CFO have become broader and more diverse than ever with the increased adoption of digital […]
THE LATEST EXECUTIVE & BOARD APPOINTMENTS Principal Connections - executive search issues a circular synopsising the latest Senior, Executive and Board Appointments that have been announced for the preceding weeks across Ireland, the UK and sometimes further afield.
TOP GLOBAL EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRMSAgilium Worldwide LLC in Hunt Scanlon's Global Top 40 22nd May 2023 - Dublin, Ireland. Hunt Scanlon is the market research firm and single source information provider to the human capital sector. Today it once again annouced Agilium Worldwide LLC, among in its exclusive list of the Top 40 Global Executive Search […]
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consensus (DE&I) 2023: How far have organisations across Ireland come As Executive Headhunters, Principal Connections partners with many of the most noteworthy organisations across Ireland and the United Kingdom seeking to appoint diverse executive, CEO and board leadership talent. In our view, DE&I is integral to the success of businesses today. […]
HR Directors Report
HR Directors Consensus 2023: The shape of the HR Director role At Principal Connections, we partner with many of Ireland’s most Senior HR Directors seeking to appoint the best leadership talent at home and from abroad. Moreover, such HR Executives regularly refer to us in striving to achieve their own individual career goals. In our […]
IRISH BOARDS MAKING GENDER BALANCE PROGRESS The fifth annual report of the Balance for Better Business Review Group, published today (November 21st 2022), reveals that Irish businesses have made significant progress in achieving gender balance at Board level over the past year. The report was launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment […]
NEW PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT Dublin, Ireland, October 25, 2022 – Principal Connections — executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, has announced the appointment of Mark Middleton to Partner. Mr. Middleton joined Principal Connections – executive search in early 2018 as a Practice Leader specialising in high-level executive and senior management appointments from Head of Function […]
NEW EXECUTIVE SEARCH PRACTICE LEADER ANNOUNCEMENT Dublin, Ireland, October 04, 2022 – Principal Connections — executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, has announced the appointment of Eilish Devine as Practice Leader - Executive Search. Having initiated her career in the human capital management industry in 2006, Ms. Devine will focus her time on Board, […]
NEW PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT September 06th, 2022 - Principal Connections - executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, one of the world’s top global executive search firms, has announced the appointment of Darren McCabe to Partner. Mr. McCabe joined Principal Connections – executive search in early 2017 as a Practice Leader and during his time has […]
CEO & Board Report
IRISH BUSINESS PRIORITISING GENDER BALANCE AT BOARD LEVEL The fourth report of the Balance for Better Business Review Group shows that Irish businesses have made important progress in achieving gender balance at Board level within the past year in Ireland. The report recently launched on Monday December 13th, 2021 by the Tánaiste and Minister for […]
Leaders Talent Report
Leaders Talent Report 2021: A Report for Ireland's Senior Executives As featured in the Sunday Independent 25th April 2021 At Principal Connections, we partner with many of Ireland’s most noteworthy senior executive teams and boards to appoint the best leadership talent from the local as well as the international market. The allocation of financial capital […]
PRINCIPAL CONNECTIONS TAKES "BEST EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM" Dublin, Ireland, February 01st 2021 -- The ninth Chambers Ireland National InBUSINESS Recognition Awards, took place on the later date this year, of Friday last, January 29th 2021. With Ireland now well into its third lockdown, a prestigious list of Irish businesses attended the awards which were streamed […]