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Executive Search Made Simple

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Placing Commercial Director & C-Suite Talent for Growing Consumer Brands since 2005

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Are You?

  • A Founder hiring your first CEO, MD, or COO?

  • A PE fund supercharging your executive team?

  • A CEO confidentially restructuring your team (SVPs and Division Heads)? 

  • An HR Director in need of Salary Benchmarking or Talent Mapping?

Tired of?

  • Working with "hands-off" large corporate headhunters?

  • Overworking your overloaded HR teams?

  • Hearing crickets when you post job ads?

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"HVO Search have been indispensable in bringing exceptional talent who today are making our business successful. And Maria is fun to work with."

Nicolas Foulet

President EMEA at Boardriders

Beat Your Competitors

Over the last 18 years I am proud to have:

  • Achieved 97.43% Fill Rate* on executive search mandates

  • Amassed 17,424 LinkedIn connections

  • Achieved 97.22% Stick Rate** for all retained roles

  • Personally interviewed over 3,960+ candidates

  • Launched Anatomy of a Leader podcast exploring all aspects of leadership with Founders, CEOs and Authors

* percentage of retained roles filled

** percentage of candidates who stayed in the role longer than one year

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Maria Hvorostovsky - Founder of HVO Search

Anatomy of a Leader Podcast

Are leaders born or made?


What does it take to get to the top?

Join Maria Hvorostovsky in Anatomy of a Leader podcast to learn from the best.

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Growing Your Team?

"I would highly recommend HVO Search. They are committed to finding the best candidates for the role, are able to flex and change approach quickly and efficiently.”

Ros Marshall

Former Head of HR at Luxottica

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