Your connected CPG partner


Recognized in Forbes as One of America’s Top 50 Executive Recruiting Firms

O’Connell Group is unique. We conduct marketing and insights & analytics searches from experienced associate level through senior-management levels for CPG companies and other consumer-driven organizations.

We utilize targeting technology and interactive vetting processes to recruit efficiently. And, that frees us to spend more time and energy nurturing human connections, which are absolutely vital to success in executive recruitment.

Technology makes us more efficient; but relationships make us mutually successful.

As a result, our team recruits along the full career ladder. We get to know companies well and follow candidates through their careers, making us the firm that is known for building the careers as well as building the teams that build brands.

Our History and Future

Founded in 1993 by veterans of the CPG industry, we’re a leading executive search firm in consumer marketing and market research.  We serve companies nationwide, from America’s largest CPG leaders to entrepreneurial and private equity-backed enterprises. Our clients include consumer-driven, non-CPG companies who want to hire CPG talent.

We partner to build strong, lasting relationships with professionals on both sides of the hiring equation – those who hire and those considering new roles.  As a trusted advisor, we provide counsel, expertise and guidance, so companies and candidates make the best decisions. We pride ourselves in not just filling jobs, but in building careers and companies.

You benefit from our:

  • Mission to enhance the lives of our clients, candidates, ourselves and communities by building companies and careers.
  • Deep relationships with top industry professionals
  • Close ties with decision makers in consumer packaged goods companies and consumer-driven organizations nationwide
  • Focus on the objectives of each company and candidate, delivering an ideal fit
  • Responsive, candid communication style
  • Investments in professional development resources and certifications for our team
  • Professional and ethical representation

Leverage our consumer packaged goods, brand management, consumer insights and marketing recruiting experience. Contact O’Connell Group today.