Dyson Farming

Managing Director

Dyson Farming engaged Eden to search for a successful and inspirational Managing Director with outstanding commercial acumen and the experience to lead this multi-faceted business into a new phase of growth.

Read case study

NIAB

Chief Financial Officer

Based in Cambridge and East Malling, Kent, NIAB is the UK’s fastest growing crop science organisation, employing around 400 people and providing research, scientific services and technical advice to a diverse customer base which includes Government departments, research councils, levy bodies, charitable trusts and the agri-food industry.

Read case study

Dole Inc

Managing Director

Dole Europe approached Eden to support them in the search for the Managing Director for their Italian business based near Milan.

Read case study

Fera

Principle Scientist

Fera Science is a global leader in research and supports the development of the agri-food supply chain. Building on shared recent successes and the appointment of a Growth Director and Head of Ecotoxicology, Eden was asked to support the search for a focused Principal Scientist

Read case study

Pilgrim’s

Agriculture Director

Pilgrim’s UK is one of the flagship food businesses in the UK and part of Pilgrim’s Pride which also own Moy Park and Pilgrim’s Food Masters.

Read case study

Ivy Farm

VP Product and Manufacturing

They way we produce and consume food needs to change. Driven by contributing to a more sustainable future through innovation and science, Ivy Farm are a spin out from the University of Oxford with a mission of being able to provide meat products without the need for animal slaughter.

Read case study

Rattlerow

Non-Executive Chair

An exciting time of change and transformation for Rattlerow required the support and independence of a Non-Executive Chair to take them to the next level. Eden worked closely with the Group to successfully complete this project.

Read case study

Datamars

General Manager

A new UK General Manager was required to focus on a local strategy which included changes to the customer mix and the launch of new products.

Read case study

Primeale United

Head of Sales

Primeale required a Head of Sales to lead, manage and develop their significant business in the UK and Scandinavian markets with the role based in the UK where the business has unique growth opportunities.

Read case study

Restrain

Managing Director (Netherlands) & Sales Manager (North America)

Eden was appointed to lead the searches for a Global Managing Director, based in the Netherlands, and a Sales Manager, based in North America.

Read case study

AIC

Head of Sustainability

AIC were introduced to Eden Search to discuss their need for a Head of Sustainability following the retirement of the incumbent.

Read case study

Fram Farmers

Chief Executive Officer

The newly appointed Group Chairman, embarking on his new vision for Fram Farmers set Eden the extremely challenging task in a very tight skills market, of finding a new CEO who had excellent commercial and industry experience.

Read case study

Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) Ltd

Non-Executive Chairman

Eden Search & Select was invited to find a shortlist of industry renowned and experienced Non-Executive Chairs to lead the Board and support the business as it strikes a balance between driving the commercialisation of the CHAP capabilities as well as influence key stakeholders and provide the CHAP Executive the resources and strategic clarity to succeed in accelerating its growth.

Read case study

Barfoots of Botley

Operations Director

Over 40 years ago, Barfoots started life as a small family farm with a handful of people and a modest range of crops. Today, they are a global farming and food business working thousands of acres and employing thousands of people around the world to grow, process, pack and market a range of fresh produce.

Read case study

Agrovision

International

Agrovision Corp is a grower, packer, and shipper of fruits and vegetables from Peru exporting to established and emerging global markets such as the United States, Canada, Europe, UK, China, and other Asian and Central and South American countries.

Read case study

Carr’s Group

Commercial Director

A different appointment for the Group and followed a major divestment which changed the shape of the business and the focal strategy for growth.

Read case study

Agrimin

Commercial Director

Our Head of Agritech was introduced to the Agrimin shareholders as they were looking to appoint a new Commercial Director as part of a growth and long-term succession strategy.

Read case study

Greenvale Seed

Seed Trading Manager

Continuing our strategic relationship with the Group, Eden was briefed on the need to find a Seed Trading Manager as part of a medium-term succession plan.

Read case study

Carr’s Flour Mills

Procurement Director

Building on a decade’s long relationship, Eden was tasked to support the senior team in their search for a successor to the incumbent Procurement Director.

Read case study

Wynnstay

Group Head of Strategic Delivery

Building on a multi-year partnership with Wynnstay, Eden was tasked to support the business in their search for a Group Head of Strategic Delivery.

Read case study

Carr’s Group

Interim Operations Director

Eden has worked with the agricultural division for more than a decade and was tasked to support the Group in their search for an Interim Operations Director to support the Animax division.

Read case study

Cawood Scientific

Group Managing Director & Group Technical Operations Director

Eden Search & Select were invited to present their approach, network and track record to the Chair and outgoing Owners and were chosen as the right partner for the project. Which was to find and recruit a Group Managing Director and Group Technical & Operations Director as the existing leadership team were transitioning to Non-Executive roles on the Board.

Read case study

Global Agri-chemical company

Head of European Marketing

Due to our continued success finding great talent in the Agri-Tech sector, Eden Search were commissioned by one of the largest agrochemical companies and global leader in global food systems to find talent for their UK and EU businesses.

Read case study

Newcastle University

Farms Director

Within its school of Natural and Environment Sciences Newcastle University has a number of agricultural facilities
that allow it to research and teach across its two sites, Cockle Park and Nafferton Farm.

Read case study

Azotic Technologies

Scientific Agronomy Manager USA

Azotic Technologies specialises in natural nitrogen which helps address the problem of nitrogen pollution. Their technology provides every cell in the plant with the ability to fix its own nitrogen from the air. By reducing nitrogen fertiliser application it offers a significant cost benefit to the grower.

Read case study

Carr’s Flour

Sales Manager

Based alongside the River Chelmer in Essex, c45 minutes’ drive from the east side of the M25 and Greater London, Carr’s Maldon, part of the Whitworth Bros Ltd Group, has been milling on site since 1896. Specialising in niche and bespoke products, including chapatti and flatbread flour, the mill sources 60,000 tonnes per year of wheat, the majority of which is grown within a 30-mile radius of the site by farmers with whom the business has long standing and in some cases, exclusive relationships.

Read case study

Carr’s Flour

Site Quality Manager

Based alongside the River Chelmer in Essex, c45 minutes’ drive from the east side of the M25 and Greater London, Carr’s Maldon, part of the Whitworth Bros Ltd Group, has been milling on site since 1896. Specialising in niche and bespoke products, including chapatti and flatbread flour, the mill sources 60,000 tonnes per year of wheat, the majority of which is grown within a 30-mile radius of the site by farmers with whom the business has long standing and in some cases, exclusive relationships.

Read case study

Produce Investments Ltd.

Specialist Interim Solutions for a Specialist Market

Eden and Produce Investments have worked in partnership since 2012 across the range of businesses within the group. As the partnership between the two businesses developed, it became clear Eden could support Produce Investments’ specialist interim requirements.

Read case study

Whites Recycling

Managing Director

Over recent years, Eden Search & Select has developed a close relationship with Whites Recycling, part of the ReGen group of companies, exclusively working with them to identify future senior management for the business.

Read case study

Future Biogas

Operations Director

Future Biogas  is one of the UK’s leading developers and operators of biogas plants, fed with energy crops and agricultural waste products with a strong reputation for professionalism in the biogas industry and proven experience of both CHP and gas injection facilities.

Read case study

Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program 2022/3 was designed by Eden to give future leaders, working in charities in the global food supply chain, access to mentoring and funding for professional and personal development.

Last year, an all-female line up of future industry leaders received funding and mentoring from senior professionals in the world of agribusiness, and food manufacturing and retail.

Read case study