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  • Excellence in global executive search, talent management and career development across the chemicals, materials, natural resources and bioscience world. We offer eight world-class services.

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  • From humble beginnings we have grown to a worldwide team able to complete assignments seamlessly and delight our clients, time and again. Our success rate to date? Over 95%

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  • Our international consulting team is leveraged by a growing board of executive advisors and business developers who endorse our activities and extend our reach.

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  • We partner with a growing range of associations, institutions, event organisers and businesses offering specialist coaching and training to help those working across our sectors.

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  • Our clients range from global multinationals to technology spin-outs. Our goal is always the same; to deliver better talent, faster and help people to grow and make a lasting impact.

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Welcome to Chemical Search International

Founded in 2000, we specialise exclusively in retained executive search, team recruitment, talent acquisition and career development services for the global chemicals and related sectors.

Our international consultants are all highly experienced sector professionals. This guarantees we will better understand your business and be able to deliver more relevant talent, faster. Please also join our revolutionary ChemExec℠ | Executive Club, which offers a whole new experience in professional networking and services to accelerate your career.

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Our Services

Executive Search
Team Acquisition
Interim & Contract
Global Careers
Executive Club
Coaching & Learning
Event Partnerships
News & Intelligence

Latest careers

  • Vice President, Commercial

    Location: UK / NL

    Reporting to the CEO this is a new role designed to strengthen the commercial excellence capabilities of the EMEA leadership team. The person is expec...

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  • Regional Sales Manager | Germa...

    Location: Home based, Germany

    Reporting to the European Sales & Marketing Director who is based in Germany, we are looking for a high-quality sales and marketing professional t...

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  • Chief Financial Officer

    Location: New York City

    The CFO is part of the senior management team and involved in all the high level functions of the company. This will include setting up financial infr...

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  • General Manager | Chemicals Tr...

    Location: Geneva area, Switzerland

    A General Manager is needed to act as the head of the local company and trading operation based near Geneva, Switzerland. Products traded are commodit...

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  • Regional Sales Manager | DACH

    Location: Germany, Switzerland or N...

    You will be responsible for prospecting, selling and developing the personal care markets in Germany, Switzerland and Nordic countries working closely...

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  • Global Senior Trader | Industr...

    Location: Flexible NYC / Houston

    Growth and succession has led to the need to hire a Senior Trader who will develop existing and new product areas in general industrial chemicals. The...

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Latest events

  • 'Careers Clinic' at Chemspec I...

    Location: Mumbai, India

    Date: Wed, Apr 25 2018

    Chemical Search International returns to India at this year's Chemspec India to host the ever-popular "Careers Clinic". This offers executives from th...

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  • Annual Global Experts Meet on ...

    Location: Tokyo

    Date: Mon, May 7 2018

    Meetings International proudly announces the Global Experts Meeting on Green Chemistry and Engineering scheduled on May 7th and 8th 2018 at Tokyo, Ja...

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  • 27th International Conference ...

    Location: Frankfurt, Germany

    Date: Thu, May 10 2018

    Conference Series is glad to welcome all the interested participants to its 27th International Conference on Oncology Research & Cancer Stem Cells...

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  • 2nd EuroSciCon Conference on F...

    Location: Rome, Italy

    Date: Mon, May 14 2018

    Food Technology 2018 is hosted by EuroSciCon and it is focuses on the major issues of food scarcity and nutritional imbalance in people. This is of gr...

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  • Future of Formulations in Cosm...

    Location: Barcelona

    Date: Wed, May 16 2018

    4th Future of Formulations in Cosmetics, 16th - 17th May 2018, Barcelona - Spain Technical & Marketing Approaches of Ongoing and Forthcoming Form...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk So...

    Location: Chatham, Kent, UK

    Date: Tue, May 22 2018

    A two-day course, with an emphasis on practical aspects of technology. We'll begin with a comprehensive introduction to give a basic understandin...

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  • European Adhesives & Sealants ...

    Location: Warsaw, Poland

    Date: Wed, May 23 2018

    ACI’s European Adhesives & Sealants Summit 2018 will bring together senior executives and experts from the adhesives & sealants ind...

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  • Pharma Pricing & Market Access...

    Location: Dubai

    Date: Mon, May 28 2018

    On 28 & 29 May 2018, Dubai will host the BioTech Pharma Summit: Pharma Pricing & Market Access 2018  conference. This year&rsqu...

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  • 4th International Conference o...

    Location: London

    Date: Mon, Jun 4 2018

    Euroscicon Ltd invites all the participants from all over the world to attend ‘International conference on Polymer Science and Technol...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying System Des...

    Location: Chatham, Kent, UK

    Date: Tue, Jun 5 2018

    5 - 6 June 2018 Overview: The ultimate aim is to share the most up-to-date knowledge on how to obtain pipeline designs that work reliably, delivering...

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  • Biopesticides Europe 2018

    Location: Amsterdam, The Netherland...

    Date: Wed, Jun 6 2018

    Following success of the previous events in Barcelona and Madrid, ACI is pleased to announced that the 3rd Biopesticides Europe Conference will t...

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  • Rotary Valves:Design, Selectio...

    Location: Chatham, Kent UK

    Date: Thu, Jun 7 2018

    Overview: This course will help delegates understand the reasons for the many hundreds of different options of rotary valves available and how to choo...

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  • 2nd Edition of International C...

    Location: Dublin, Ireland

    Date: Mon, Jun 11 2018

    ...

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  • 13th International Conference ...

    Location: London, UK

    Date: Mon, Jun 11 2018

    Euro Metabolomics 2018 will be a platform to investigate on recent research and advancements that can be useful to the researchers. Metab...

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  • The Scale Up of Chemical Proce...

    Location: Prague, Czech Republic

    Date: Mon, Jun 25 2018

    Whether you are chemist, chemical engineer, QA or safety specialist, your aims when scaling up your process are often the same: • Achieving...

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  • 20th International Conference ...

    Location: Vancouver

    Date: Mon, Jun 25 2018

    20th International Conference on Emerging Materials and Nanotechnology provides a perfect symposium for scientists, engineers, directors of co...

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  • Biopesticides North America 20...

    Location: Vancouver, Canada

    Date: Wed, Jun 27 2018

    Following the success of previous Biopesticides Europe conferences, ACI is pleased to announce Vancouver, Canada as the host city for our Innaugural&n...

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  • 5th World Congress on Green Ch...

    Location: Hotel:- Novotel Melbourne...

    Date: Thu, Jul 19 2018

    After a grand success of GreenChemistry 2017, USA its pleasure to invite you to participate in 5th  World Congress on Green Chemistry and Green E...

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  • EuroSciCon Conference on Ergon...

    Location: Rome, Italy.

    Date: Thu, Jul 26 2018

    The 2018 meeting promises to be a dynamic and informative event and going to explore the issues on work related factors, innovations and integrated ap...

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  • 28th Euro Congress on Cancer S...

    Location: Madrid

    Date: Thu, Aug 9 2018

    28th Euro Congress on Cancer Science & Therapy Date: August 09-10, 2018. Venue: Madrid, Spain. Conference Series is glad to welcome all the int...

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  • 18th International Conference ...

    Location: Toronto

    Date: Fri, Aug 31 2018

    18th International Conference on Pure and Applied Chemistry August 31-September 01, 2018, Toronto, Canada IPAC 2018 Theme: Capturing the Innovation...

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  • Gut-Brain Axis 2018

    Location: Paris, France

    Date: Thu, Sep 6 2018

    On 06 & 07 September 2018, Paris will host the BioTech Pharma Summit: Gut-Brain Axis 2018 conference. This year’s event brings tog...

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  • Conveying and Handling of Part...

    Location: London

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    The International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (CHoPS) is the 9th in a series, since it started in Tel-Aviv in 1994. The...

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  • 30th Annual Congress on Nanote...

    Location: Stockholm, Sweden

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    Conference Series warmly invites the researchers & experts from the field of Nanotechnology and Nano materials to attend Europ...

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  • 10th Asia Pacific Congress on ...

    Location: Shanghai

    Date: Mon, Sep 10 2018

    Oil and Gas 2018 provides a platform for researcher scholars, scientists and academic people to share and globalize their research work while the...

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  • 6th Asia Pacific Congress on ...

    Location: Harbour Plaza Resort City...

    Date: Mon, Sep 17 2018

    ...

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  • 5th International Conference o...

    Location: London

    Date: Thu, Oct 4 2018

    By following the successful campaign of “Euro Chemical Engineering-2017" Conference Series LLC is very delighted to Organize the 5th Internation...

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  • GDA International Downstream C...

    Location: Bahrain International Exh...

    Date: Tue, Oct 23 2018

    The GDA Conference is the leading Middle East strategic platform for Downstream professionals to address business challenges, share best practices &am...

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  • Organic Process Research & Dev...

    Location: Milan, Italy

    Date: Mon, Oct 29 2018

    DO YOU WANT TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND INNOVATION IN YOUR SYNTHETIC ROUTE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMISATION? The efficient conversion of a chemical...

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Latest discussions

  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Tue, Apr 3 2018

    Chemical Search International will be attending the American Coatings Show 2018 from 10th-12th April...

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  • Chemical Business Network | Sp...

    Date: Fri, Mar 30 2018

    The Chemical Business Network (CBN) is a well-established face-to-face chemical industry networking ...

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  • Speak at the Downstream Confer...

    Date: Wed, Mar 28 2018

    Calling all downstream professionals to submit an abstract for an opportunity to speak at ...

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  • Recruiting Millennials - Build...

    Date: Tue, Feb 13 2018

    Recruiting Millennials - Building for the Future. A lot is spoken of the skills gap in the chemical...

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  • Global PU Foam Stabilizer Mark...

    Date: Thu, Feb 8 2018

    PU Foam Stabilizer Market provides the latest industry data and future trends, permitting you to dis...

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  • Industrial Sludge Treatment Ch...

    Date: Tue, Feb 6 2018

    Industrial sludge treatment chemicals market is highly driven by the rising end-user industries. Dev...

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  • Complimentary tickets to leadi...

    Date: Wed, Jan 24 2018

    Overview Starting in January 2018, Chemical Search International, via our Executive Club, is deligh...

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  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Thu, Jan 11 2018

    Chemical Search International is delighted to be sponsoring IHS Markit's 33rd Annual World Petrochem...

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  • Mergers and acquisitions in sp...

    Date: Thu, Dec 14 2017

    An exclusive interview with Matt Dixon, Managing Director – Global Chemicals Lead, at Corbett ...

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  • Best practice in recruitment

    Date: Mon, Sep 18 2017

    This may seem a strange question to ask yourself at the start of a recruitment campaign, but it is i...

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