Osprey Clarke International & Emerging Markets - London

Craig MarchamOffice: Osprey Clarke – London
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Craig has over 15 years search experience and has successfully hired a number of senior management positions (CEO’s, CFO’s, Finance Directors, General Managers, COO’s) to locations throughout the Middle Eastern GCC states including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman.

Craig has a BA Honours in Politics and Society with modules taken within the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies.

The Institute specialises in the study of the languages, cultures, history, politics, societies, and economies of the Middle East, with a strong focus on the study of Islam and the Arab World.  

Prior to launching Osprey Clarke International & Emerging Markets Craig worked for a NASDAQ listed search and selection business managing their emerging markets division.

Craig travels regularly throughout the GCC to meet clients and to conduct HR consultancy assignments and physically lived in Doha for 3 months as part of a recruitment project.

Representative assignments:

Group CEO - Automotive - Bahrain
Financial Director - Chemical Manufacturing - Qatar
Group CFO - Mining - UAE (Dubai)
Potline Manager - Aluminum Production - Qatar
COO - Automotive – Bahrain
COO – Islamic Investment Bank - Qatar
CEO – Insurance – Kuwait
Country Manager – Mining Equipment - Sierra Leone
CFO – Pharmaceutical – Russia


Contact Osprey Clarke International & Emerging Markets - London

Osprey Clarke International & Emerging Markets focus on senior management and executive expatriate search throughout the Middle East (GCC), Africa and CIS regions.

With over 20 years’ experience recruiting and mobilizing international expatriate candidates in these regions we provide a highly consultative approach to hiring world-class talent for your organization.

We conduct searches for a wide range of public, family, private and national companies; academic institutions; and non-profit organizations some of whom are considering emerging markets expansion for the first time.

We are able to advise on typical working practices, package structures and visa requirements specific to the regions into which we hire and invest significant time ensuring relocation aspects of the search are fully explored before presenting shortlists.

As part of the Penrhyn International network we can provide a significant geographical footprint with over 35 offices in 22 countries enabling access to extensive search resources in key global economic centres globally. Our partners utilize comprehensive market knowledge, contact networks and industry expertise in order to deliver effective global search capabilities where the search pool is typically based across multiple territories.

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