Chief Commercial Officer

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Location – Remote – European based
Competitive salary and package
Closing date
19 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Chief Commercial Officer

Competitive salary and package

Location – Remote – European based


The Company:

As one of the fastest growing fresh produce businesses globally, our client has continued to challenge and develop year on year. Since entering the market just over a decade ago, our client has used their expertise to promote significant levels of growth. Their fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and innovative multi-national approach has enabled them to create multiple divisions worldwide that handle fruits & vegetables across over 60 countries.

When you join our client, you will become a member of a global team of thinkers, innovators and doers who are truly disrupting the global fresh produce industry. Challenging the business to think differently is at the heart of how our client work and operate. This has led to consistent, double digit year on year growth which our client intends to continue in order to further develop their offering from field to consumer.  

Following our clients consistent year on year growth, there is now a requirement for a Chief Commercial Officer to join the business.

The Role:

We are looking for a Chief Commercial Officer to shape our client’s sales & sourcing structure, with a view to scaling revenue & profits to the next level. As a new position within the business it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to drive future commercial sales & sourcing success, whilst also delivering on pre-existing expectations.

As Chief Commercial Officer you will take strategic responsibility for both sourcing and sales, as well as revenue delivery for the company across all lines of business and channels, including our clients sales & sourcing leadership and executive teams. Included in this role is the responsibility for directing and managing market competitiveness, pricing, compensation, distribution, and channel strategies. This goal can be achieved by providing leadership toward the success of maximum profitability and growth in line with our clients’ vision and values.

Role Requirements:

To be considered for this role you must have experience working in a global or multi-national fresh produce company. Experience directly managing multiple sales employees or teams is crucial, and this should have been done in 2 or more international locations. Our client is looking for a highly skilled, strategic commercial leader than can establish critical paths and execute them effectively.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this unique and challenging assignment, please contact for further information.


Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

Contact Us
  • Lister House
  • Lister Hill
  • Leeds
  • LS18 5AZ
  • GB
  • 0113 2054970
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