Corporate Development Director


Ref: MR50431

Central London
£six figure basic, bonus and benefits

Our client is a rapidly growing manufacturer and distributor of high quality and innovative market leading products and accessories for a global customer base. The Group supplies a blue chip and diversified customer base of trade distributors, retailers, wholesalers and project developers with a wide range of products. Having recently listed, the company is at an exciting stage of its life cycle, their growth story is underpinned by strong competitive advantages which in short are down to their integrated business model and established routes to market.


With an ambitious growth plan centred on international markets, the company is looking to hire a strong Corporate Development Manager to lead M&A activity across the business. Based in London, with some international travel to be expected, the role is a direct report to the CFO and will have a close working relationship with the CEO. This position will be in charge of setting up and maintaining the deal pipeline, establishing and maintaining relationships with all external advisors, and presenting at Board level on a regular basis.


We are seeking an experienced M&A professional with substantial hands-on experience of running M&A projects from initiation to execution and integration. You could be a qualified accountant, trained within an international accounting firm, or an investment banking professional. Experience working in an industrial sector will be highly advantageous. First class presentation, writing and reporting skills are a pre-requisite as you will be working with all levels of management and be expected to represent the group to external parties as appropriate.

To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, email your CV to Mark Richards: or  Louise Jeffrey: quoting reference MR50431.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity backed businesses and privately owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see

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