Richard Paisley founded Proco Global in 2008 in response to a very obvious gap in the market – executive level search focused solely on end-to-end supply chains (procurement, manufacturing, and quality and operational excellence).

His ambition and tenacity have seen the business grow to more than 50 people across four different global regions.

Over the last six years he has expanded the business into Asia and the Americas for two very simple reasons: to ensure we have a presence in those locations where our clients need us, and to strengthen the specialist nature of our approach to supply chain executive search.

Prior to founding Proco Group, Richard established a leading global financial and professional services search firm that was sold to PE in 2008.

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Founded in 2008, we have grown from a single office in Brighton to operate from multiple offices in the world’s largest markets.

We made the move into Asia, the Americas and Europe within five years of our launch for two reasons: the belief that we need to be where our clients are, and the specialist nature of our approach to executive search across the supply chain.

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