The Team

Oliver Reed Director
Oliver Reed Director

Oliver Reed is a founding Director at Campbell Reed. Oliver brings more than 15 years of leadership and executive search experience working at an international level across a range of publicly quoted, private equity backed and privately owned Consumer businesses leading board and CEO positions, as well as key leadership roles across Food, Drink, Health & Beauty and Consumer Durables.Prior to founding Campbell Reed, Oliver was a Director of an international search group which grew from one to over ten international offices, employing over 100 consultants.

Oliver is a graduate of Newcastle University and in his spare time spends time with his young family.

Gavin Campbell Director
Gavin Campbell Director

Gavin has significant experience recruiting at executive and senior management levels internationally. He has successfully completed search assignments for many of the world’s largest and most respected international organisations.

He has also acted on behalf of smaller businesses, whether they are listed, private equity / venture capital funded or family-owned. He has completed mandates across EMEA, ASIA PAC and the Americas and is a graduate of Newcastle University.

Jemma Devine Principal
Jemma Devine Principal

Jemma Devine is Principal Consultant at Campbell Reed.  Jemma brings 15 years executive search experience in the consumer products industry working with corporate, equity backed and privately-owned businesses across Europe.

Specialising in general management and functional leadership, Jemma has particular expertise in commercial and people functions as well as multi-assignment search projects.

Jemma thoroughly enjoys operating as a true partner to a business and has built long term successful relationships through her high integrity, challenging and agile approach.  She has particular expertise in sport & apparel, fashion and consumer durables and loves to engage with businesses in transformation.

An English Literature graduate, Jemma is mostly entertained outside of work by her large, young family.  She does however fit in as much reading a possible and follows emerging fashion & design from the catwalk to the high street.

Chris Vallow Principal
Chris Vallow Principal

Chris Vallow is a Principal at Campbell Reed and has over 10 years’ experience of supporting consumer goods businesses to identify and attract high-calibre talent both in the UK and Internationally.

His focus is at the senior-level across the core disciplines of: Commercial, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain and he has successfully supported many of the world’s largest and fast-growing businesses.

Prior to a career in search, he was a Retail Buyer for the Fenwick Ltd department store group.

Chris is a graduate of Newcastle University and he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Sareen Aujla Head of Research
Sareen Aujla Head of Research

Sareen Aujla is Head of Research at Campbell Reed.  Sareen has worked in Executive Search for over 8 years, providing full Research capabilities, growing and leading Research teams, whilst sourcing and selecting senior candidates globally.  She specialises in Director, VP, CxO-level and Non-Executive searches for Corporate and VC/PE portfolio companies.  Sareen currently works in the Consumer sector within Food, Drink, Health & Beauty.

Prior to Campbell Reed, Sareen was in Technology and Digital Executive Search.  She is a graduate of University of Hertfordshire with an Economics and Psychology degree.

John Connolly Principal
John Connolly Principal

John is a Principal at Campbell Reed and leads our work in the Technology space where he specialises in hiring for major global organisations going through transformation and early stage organisations in hyper-growth mode.

Prior to joining Campbell Reed, John was Head of Corporate Recruitment EMEA at Uber in Amsterdam where he led hiring for central teams on a mega-region level across Sales, Business Development and G&A. Previous experience at Uber focused on the build out of Uber for Business and the launch of Uber Eats Sales teams across EMEA.

Before joining Uber, John was part of the Internet Software and Services team at Apple where he supported senior leadership teams with the expansion and development of iTunes and Apple Music and the build-out of Apple Pay, Maps, App Store and Apple News teams in Europe and the Middle East.

John also has international executive search experience from his time at Erevena where he supported CIO, CMO, CFO, CPO and CFO hiring. John holds a joint degree in International Management at Newcastle University and École Supérieure de Commerce, Montpellier.

Richard Ash Principal
Richard Ash Principal

Richard specialises in Global, EMEA and UK executive search; board level and senior leadership recruitment and headhunting; Executive and Non-Executive appointments in FMCG, Food, Drink and Consumer Goods sectors.  His clients range from multi-nationals, PE backed businesses, private/family owned through to owner driven SMEs and start-ups.

Prior to executive search, Richard spent 10 years in FMCG sales & marketing roles.

Richard is passionate about delivering outstanding service and value through a partnership approach and helping businesses to maximise their potential through their people.

Anne Egert Senior Consultant
Anne Egert Senior Consultant

Anne is a Senior Consultant at Campbell Reed and was instrumental in setting up the German office in Hamburg.  She has been in recruitment and executive search for over 10 years with a focus on Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Quality.

In her earlier career, Anne worked for a major Scandinavian bank in Copenhagen, dealing with treasury management systems. She later moved to Germany, where she joined the Group Financial Department of one of the largest mail order companies worldwide.

Anne holds an MSc Business Science from University of Aarhus (Denmark).  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and keeping fit – if possible MTB or hiking.

Nick Bowman Senior Consultant
Nick Bowman Senior Consultant

Nick Bowman is a Senior Consultant at Campbell Reed.  Nick has over 16 years executive search experience covering senior Commercial and Marketing leadership roles across a range of industries.  In the last 7 years, he has been focusing on the European Consumer Goods market, specifically Consumer Electronics and Durables.  Nick works with businesses from Tech start-ups to established International Brands and has experience in successfully recruiting across Europe and Asia.

Nick is a graduate from Leeds Becket University and is fond of the great outdoors, adventure sports and Rock music.

Boris Borozan Consultant
Boris Borozan Consultant

Boris Borozan is a Consultant with Campbell Reed, joining the company shortly after finishing his studies at the University of Nottingham: where he completed a Bachelors’ in History, Politics and German, and a Masters’ in International Relations.

As a Research Consultant, he has worked on a variety of roles across Commercial, Supply Chain and Operations, before deciding to focus on Engineering and Manufacturing.  Boris also heads up the Research and Development department, where he works on roles ranging from Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Packaging Development.

Boris is very active and plays football twice a week.  In his spare time, he likes to watch his favourite sports teams: West Ham and the Miami Dolphins play (badly).

Laura Kresse Associate
Laura Kresse Associate

Laura is an Associate Consultant with international executive search experience across FMCG and consumer clients.

Prior to joining Campbell Reed, Laura worked as a researcher in the Consumer Goods practice at Russell Reynolds Associates with a focus on commercial, digital and general management roles.

Laura has holds a BSFS in International Politics from Georgetown University and an MA from the University of Kiel. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her Goldendoodle and playing video games.

Alicia Boisseau-Villafuerte Associate
Alicia Boisseau-Villafuerte Associate

Alicia is an Associate Consultant and has been involved in numerous executive searches for Supply Chain, Procurement as well as Sales and Marketing roles across bigger international and smaller European companies.

Prior to joining Campbell Reed, Alicia worked in different Marketing and Supply Chain roles within the FMCG industry in numerous countries across the globe.  Being German-Salvadoran, she is a native speaker in German and Spanish and fluent in English and French.

Alicia has a postgraduate degree in European Business from ESCP Business School and in her free time enjoys spending time outside hiking or riding and playing strategic board games.

Rosanna Lyman Senior Researcher
Rosanna Lyman Senior Researcher

Rosanna is a Senior Researcher at Campbell Reed. Rosanna has over 15 years’ experience within international search, the majority with global management consulting firm Korn Ferry across both North America and Europe.

Rosanna has managed delivery for a number of senior technical assignments globally, with a particular focus on industrial and manufacturing clients and functions. For the last 18 months at Korn Ferry, Rosanna managed a team of over 20 researchers across Europe overseeing resource allocation, process and hiring. Rosanna’s focus at Campbell Reed will be in FMCG and consumer clients across EMEA, with a senior operational and commercial focus.

Bella Mossman Researcher
Bella Mossman Researcher

Bella Mossman is a Researcher at Campbell Reed.  Bella is a recent graduate of Newcastle University where she studied Psychology and Business.  During her studies, Bella gained experience working as an intern in an international search group supporting senior level searches within the consumer sector.

At Campbell Reed, Bella supports on both local and global assignments, successfully conducting searches on behalf of privately owned, PE backed and FTSE 100 businesses across Food, Drink, Health & Beauty and Consumer Durables.

Connor Haynes Researcher
Connor Haynes Researcher

Connor Haynes is a Researcher at Campbell Reed.  Connor is a recent graduate from the University of Stirling, where he studied Business and Economics.
At Campbell Reed, Connor supports on both local and global assignments, successfully conducting searches on behalf of privately owned, PE backed and FTSE 100 businesses across Food, Drink, Health & Beauty and Consumer Durables.

Rachel Ahmed Office Manager
Rachel Ahmed Office Manager

Rachel Ahmed is the Office Manager at Campbell Reed.  Rachel has a diverse background and was a Personal Assistant for a large UK retailer supporting various Directors and their teams, Buying and Wholesale Merchandising within the Textiles Industry as well as Banking.

Rachel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Middlesex University and in her spare time enjoys sightseeing and spending time with the family.