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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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Latest careers

  • GM Chemical Sales and Distribu...

    Location: Dubai

    Business growth has led to the need to appoint a GM Sales and Distribution. The role will report to the Group COO and the core function is to acquire ...

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  • Managing Director | Europe & M...

    Location: North Germany

    We are looking for a Managing Director to lead the next phase of growth in the EMEAI region. Reporting to the Global Vice President of Sales & Mar...

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  • European Sales Manager | Flexi...

    Location: Flexible base DACH, Franc...

    We are looking for a pioneering sales professional to spearhead new client sales across Europe in water-based primers and adhesives for the flexible p...

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  • Regional Sales Manager | UK

    Location: United Kingdom

    You will be responsible for prospecting, selling and devloping the personal care markets in the UK working closely with other key personnel in Europe ...

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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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  • Regional Sales Manager | South...

    Location: France

    You will be responsible for prospecting, selling and devloping the personal care markets in France, Belgium, Portugal and Spain, working closely with ...

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  • Global Senior Trader | Industr...

    Location: Flexible NYC / Houston or...

    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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  • Global Senior Trader | Polymer...

    Location: Flexible NYC / Houston or...

    Growth and succession has led to the need to hire a highly experienced trading and distribution professional for polymers. The role will support strat...

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Latest events

  • 6th Asia Pacific Congress on ...

    Location: Harbour Plaza Resort City...

    Date: Wed, Sep 19 2018

    Conferences Series LLC is organizing the International Conference on Chemical and Biochemical engineering which is going to be held during Septembe...

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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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  • 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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  • World congress on Green Chemis...

    Location: Hotel: - Four Points by S...

    Date: Mon, Jul 16 2018

    Conferences Series LLC is organizing International Conference and Exhibition on Green chemistry and Green engineering July 16-18, 2018, Melbourne, Aus...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 9th Edition of International C...

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

    Date: Thu, Mar 29 2018

    EuroSciCon Ltd invites participants from all over the world to attend ‘9th Edition of International conference on Biofuels and Bioener...

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  • Gasification 2018

    Location: Frankfurt, Germany

    Date: Wed, Mar 28 2018

    ACI’s 7th Annual Gasification Summit, taking place on first quarter of 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany, will comprise two days of formal present...

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  • 3rd International Conference o...

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

    Date: Mon, Mar 26 2018

    Title: 3rd International Conference on Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy Date: March 26-27,2018 Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland Theme: Scrutinizi...

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  • 3rd International Conference o...

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

    Date: Mon, Mar 26 2018

    Title: 3rd International Conference on Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy Date: March 26-27,2018 Venue: Edinburgh, Scotland Theme: Scrutinizing ...

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  • 16th International Conference ...

    Location: London, Uk

    Date: Thu, Mar 22 2018

    Conference Series LLC cordially invites you to attend the “16th International Conference on Emerging Materials and Nanotechnology” to be h...

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  • 5th World Elastomer Summit, 7t...

    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany

    Date: Wed, Mar 7 2018

    For its 5th edition, the World Elastomer Summit will return to Dusseldorf, Germany on the 7th & 8th March 2018. With the volatilit...

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  • EuroSciCon Conference on Chemi...

    Location: Paris, France

    Date: Mon, Feb 19 2018

    The EuroSciCon will be holding its CPD accredited for conference on Chemistry from February 19-20 2018 in Paris, France. The theme of this year’...

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  • The European Biopolymer Summit...

    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany

    Date: Wed, Feb 14 2018

    The 5th Edition of  ACI’s  European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place on 14th – 15th February 2018 ...

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  • Future of Polyolefins 2018

    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany

    Date: Wed, Jan 17 2018

    Following the success of its previous editions, ACI’s 6th annual Future of Polyolefins Summit will be taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany o...

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  • Hazardous Chemistry for Stream...

    Location: Antwerp, Belgium

    Date: Tue, Nov 28 2017

    The ability to carry out hazardous chemistry at scale often leads to significantly shorter synthetic routes and to lower cost processes. This 3rd inte...

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  • 2nd International Conference o...

    Location: Paris, France

    Date: Thu, Nov 16 2017

    "By following the successful campaign of “Chemical Engineering-2016"" Conference Series LLC is very delighted to Organize the 3rd International Conf...

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  • Future of Biogas Europe 2017

    Location: London

    Date: Wed, Nov 15 2017

    ACI’s Future of Biogas Europe 2017 Summit will be taking place in London, UK, on 15th — 16th November 2017. The two day event will bring t...

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  • LogiChem US 2017

    Location: Philadelphia, PA

    Date: Mon, Nov 13 2017

    LogiChem 2017: The Only Conference for Chemical Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals Taking place November 13-14, 2017 at The Westin Philadelph...

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  • The Future of Materials Summit...

    Location: Luxembourg

    Date: Mon, Nov 13 2017

    Advances in 3D printing, robotics, extreme customisation and high-performance computing are just some of the elements that will shape the future of ma...

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  • European Biomass to Power 2017...

    Location: Aarhus, Denmark

    Date: Wed, Nov 8 2017

    Building on the success of ACI’s Biomass to Power conference series, previously held in Vienna, London, Krakow, Copenhagen, Berlin & Seville...

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  • 2nd Partnerships in Biocontrol...

    Location: Philadelphia

    Date: Thu, Nov 2 2017

    A key focus of the event is facilitating collaboration between the over 170 senior representatives from industry and academia who attend. In terms of ...

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  • 3rd International Downstream-T...

    Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

    Date: Wed, Nov 1 2017

    Vietnam is now facing huge production shortage for bothfuel and petrochemicals productions. \r\nNghiSon Refinery & Petrochemical Complex is d...

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  • International Conference on To...

    Location: Park Inn By Radisson Toro...

    Date: Wed, Nov 1 2017

    Allied Academies announces the inception of the chronicles for the International Conference on Toxicology and Pharmacology. Toronto, Canada is all set...

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  • 3rd Annual Summit Companion Di...

    Location: Vienna, Austria

    Date: Thu, Oct 26 2017

    We are pleased to invite you to the “3rd Annual Summit Companion Diagnostics (CDx) in Oncology & Beyond: Clinical Applications, Regulation, ...

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  • BioTech Pharma Summit 2017: Co...

    Location: Porto, Portugal

    Date: Thu, Oct 26 2017

    The BioTech Pharma Summit 2017: Companion Diagnostics & Biomarkers edition, to be held on October 26-27, 2017 in Porto, Portugal is a meeting plac...

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  • Asian Downstream Summit 2017

    Location: Sands Expo & Convention C...

    Date: Wed, Oct 25 2017

    The Annual Asian Downstream Summit is a two day, dual stream technical conference and exhibition organised annually by World Refining Association (WRA...

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  • Aseptic Processing Summit

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Tue, Oct 24 2017

    At this Summit we will highlight the latest trends and techniques in Aseptic Processing. This premier event provides the appropriate platform to shar...

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  • Annual Extractables and Leacha...

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Thu, Oct 19 2017

    This premier event provides the appropriate platform to discuss and network with peers involved in pharmaceutical manufacturing, toxicology, quality c...

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  • Packaging for Parenterals Summ...

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Thu, Oct 19 2017

    This premier event provides the appropriate platform to discuss and network with peers involved in parenteral manufacturing, packaging, quality contro...

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  • 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation...

    Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

    Date: Wed, Oct 18 2017

    Following the success of its previous editions, ACI’s 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit will explore the ongoing developments of t...

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  • 3rd Annual Highly Potent Activ...

    Location: Barcelona, Spain

    Date: Thu, Oct 5 2017

    We would like to welcome you to the 3rd Annual Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Summit, scheduled for October 5th – 6th, 2017 in ...

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  • 3rd International Conference o...

    Location: Chicago, IL, USA

    Date: Wed, Oct 4 2017

    Conference Series LLC is delighted to announce its 3rd International Conference on Polymer Science & Engineering during October 02-04, 2017, Chica...

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  • 3rd International Conference o...

    Location: Chicago, IL, USA

    Date: Mon, Oct 2 2017

    The Future of Chemical Engineering - an Optimistic View With an aim of exploring the emerging technologies and scientific advancements in Chemical Eng...

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  • 3rd Annual Pre-Filled Syringes...

    Location: Barcelona Spain

    Date: Thu, Sep 28 2017

    This event provides the appropriate platform for industry leaders to discuss best practices as well as new developments in Pre-Filled Syringes (PFS). ...

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  • Inhalation and Respiratory Dru...

    Location: Hotel Riu Plaza Berlin, M...

    Date: Thu, Sep 28 2017

    Vonlanthen Group of Companies will be presenting a conference that includes a multitude of different subjects within the field of Inhalation and Respi...

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  • Future of Surfactants Summit N...

    Location: Chicago, IL

    Date: Wed, Sep 27 2017

    The Impact of Evolving Trends, Environmental Standards & Consumer Preferences on the Demand of Specialty SurfactantsFollowing the success of our t...

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  • Organic Process Research & Dev...

    Location: Stockholm, Sweden

    Date: Wed, Sep 27 2017

    The efficient conversion of a chemical process into a process for manufacture on tonnage scale has always been of importance in the chemical and pharm...

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  • 2nd Annual Cancer Immunotherap...

    Location: Steigenberger Hotel Herre...

    Date: Thu, Sep 21 2017

    This Summit is focused on Cancer Immunotherapy, the most promising new cancer treatment approach since the development of the first chemotherapies. Th...

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  • Annual Microbiome Summit

    Location: Renaissance Wien Hotel, L...

    Date: Thu, Sep 21 2017

    This premier B2B event provides the appropriate platform to engage and discuss ideas with your fellow peers while facilitating a professional atmosphe...

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  • CIEX 2017 - Chemical Innovatio...

    Location: Frankfurt, Germany

    Date: Tue, Sep 19 2017

    The 2nd CIEX conference will take place in Frankfurt, Germany on September 19&20, 2017. Encouraged by the success of our launch event, we are exci...

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  • Global Coatings Innovation Sum...

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Mon, Sep 11 2017

    The Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to the, "Global Coatings Innovation Summit", scheduled on September 11-12, 2017 in Berlin, German...

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  • Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL 201...

    Location: BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand

    Date: Wed, Sep 6 2017

    The 7th edition of Thailand LAB INTERNATIONAL 2017 which focuses on International trade exhibition and conference on analytical laboratory equipm...

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  • 5th Global Chemistry Congress

    Location: London,UK

    Date: Mon, Sep 4 2017

    On behalf of 5th Global Chemistry Congress 2017 organizing committee, invites analytical expertise, chemistry people in all fields...

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  • Global Crops & Chemicals Summi...

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Thu, Jun 15 2017

    Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to Global Crops & Chemicals Summit scheduled on June 15 – 16, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. By ...

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  • Biopesticides Europe 2017

    Location: Madrid, Spain

    Date: Wed, Jun 7 2017

    Following success of the previous event in Barcelona, ACI is pleased to announced that 2ndBiopesticides Europe Conference will take place on the 7th&n...

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  • Come to our 'Careers Clinic' a...

    Location: Munich, Germany - Stand n...

    Date: Wed, May 31 2017

    As an official partner of the Chemspec events series, Chemical Search International returns to Munich at this year's Chemspec Europe to host the ever-...

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  • FMCG and Chemicals Innovation ...

    Location: Berlin, Germany

    Date: Thu, May 18 2017

    Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to the FMCG and Chemicals Innovation Summit scheduled for May 18 – 19, 2017 in Berlin. This pre...

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  • 3rd Future of Formulations in ...

    Location: Barcelona

    Date: Wed, May 17 2017

    Who would be the best company representative(s)? Sample list of Job Titles of Confirmed Attendees: Senior Business Development Manager * Director...

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Latest discussions

  • Chemical Business Network | Ch...

    Date: Thu, Nov 16 2017

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

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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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  • Discover cutting-edge chemical...

    Date: Tue, Sep 5 2017

    Christoph Hutter...

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  • 5 Productivity Hacks that Actu...

    Date: Thu, Jul 20 2017

    We all want to be as productive as possible. But we're also human. We get distracted. We procrastina...

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  • Worldwide Business Opportuniti...

    Date: Thu, Jul 20 2017

    The Global Top 10 high growth paints & coatings market considered are elastomeric, polyurea, UV,...

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  • Building your Personal Brand

    Date: Tue, Jul 18 2017

    Everyone is familiar with business brands, but today branding is becoming just as important on a per...

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  • Record Year for Chemical Searc...

    Date: Mon, Jul 17 2017

    CHEMICAL SEARCH INTERNATIONAL LTD has been examined and valued alongside the UK’s 396 largest ...

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  • Mind the Gap!

    Date: Mon, Jul 3 2017

    The Skills Gap People often refer to the skills gap as the difference in the skills ...

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  • Chemical Search virtual Manage...

    Date: Mon, Jun 26 2017

    New to the Chemical Search suite of executive services is the Chemical Search virtual Management Aca...

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  • Chemspec Munich Success

    Date: Thu, Jun 22 2017

    Thanks to all the Chemspec team for another excellent show and well attended Careers Clinic - here's...

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