Pierre Le Noel

Managing Director | LeaderSearch

Pierre owns LeaderSearch, our New Zealand international partner. Pierre is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of leadership experience, providing him the unique advantage to accurately identify and relate to the needs of his clients. As a result, Pierre is able to implement effective solutions to aid clients in their most important decisions – planning, selecting, and retaining superior executive talent.

Pierre serves as a trusted adviser to senior management of a variety of clients, ranging from family-owned enterprises, middle market, and private equity portfolios. He has successfully conducted searches for them in the sectors of agribusiness, financial services (particularly private equity and trade finance), industry, life sciences and healthcare, and logistics and transportation across New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific.

​He is recognized for the long-lasting relationships he forms within every partnership. Pierre leverages his extensive leadership experience and hands-on approach to execute projects and provide impactful solutions. He is passionate about strategically strengthening organizations through effective executive talent acquisition and development.

​He has also developed a specialist practice area appointing key executives to private sector organizations to provide ownership succession, drive growth, support exit strategies, or revitalize an underperforming business. He has worked successfully with company owners and PE firms in this context.

Prior to opening LeaderSearch, Pierre established Stanton Chase in Auckland in 2004 having been in the executive recruitment sector since 1995. He has built and managed several successful consulting practices including Stanton Chase NZ. His professional background is in business management, and he has worked in both the corporate and in the SME sectors. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Auckland University and has pursued graduate studies in business. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and holds several directorships.

Contact Information

Phone: +64 21 870 698

Email: pierre@leadersearch.co.nz


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