Board Level and Senior Executive Search from Maritime & Energy specialists who understand confidential hiring challenges from every angle - agency, in-house, and in-industry.


Cordell Beaumont’s Executive Search practice specialises in senior appointmentsacross the shipping, energy and commodities sector. 

Founded on a family history of more than 70 years of maritime and global logistics experience, our team brings a unique approach to executive search thatcombines cutting-edge recruitment methodology with hands-on commercial expertise built within the industry. 

Our Focus


We help shipowners, shipbrokers, oil & energy majors, commodity traders, logistics providers and specialist technology vendors access senior management and leadership talent to strategically impact corporate performance. 


- Executive Leadership 

- Finance

- Sales & Marketing

- Technology

- Operations

- Legal

- Talent & Human Resources

Our Scenarios

We partner with clients searching for high-performing senior candidates at C-suite, VP or divisional leadership level to accelerate business outcomes, with assignments typically anchored in strategic developments and transition points within client organizations. 

Our services enable businesses to add leaders with the right blend of commercialexperience, sector specialism and performance track record to deliver against critical goals.


- Board Realignment

- Mergers & Acquisitions

- Turnarounds

- International Expansion & Diversification

- Investment, Rebrands & Strategic Initiatives

- Succession Planning

Discretion, Speed, Precision

Cordell Beaumont takes pride in the ability to deliver against the most challenging briefs promptly and with an exceptional level of accuracy, maintaining client discretion at all times throughout the process.
Our extensive international senior network positions us to rapidly and effectively engage top-performing passive candidates, with a robust, efficient vetting  process designed to accelerate applicant selection without compromising on quality. 

Search & Storytelling

We understand that to attract the world’s best talent, an effective search processis not enough. Our team are experts in working with clients to craft compelling narratives to support assignments, shaped by our deep expertise in the leadership hierarchies, compensation structures and dynamics of organizations across our specialist sector. Through this investment in engaging storytelling together with cutting-edge recruitment techniques, we give clients a vital competitive advantage, positioning them to hire current and future leaders from the market’s strongest performers.

To speak with one of our Executive Search team please call +44 203 985 1390, or email

Our Specialisms

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