Industrial and Manufacturing Practice

Our absolute commitment to successful delivery and quality client and candidate care is why the majority of our business is from long-standing clients or by direct referral.

For further information on our recent track record and capabilities in your particular geographic or industry area, or to arrange a discussion about your organization’s partnership needs, please contact our team by phone on +971 (0)4 279 6300.

As the MENA region (and particularly the GCC) has become a globally connected hotspot for growth, regional demand for industrial services and assets has never been so high. The region’s strong capabilities and opportunities in the industrial and manufacturing space are increasingly prompting both local and multinational entities to establish or expand their presence.

Moorland Gray’s deep-seated sector expertise means our Industrial and Manufacturing Practice consultants have a comprehensive understanding of regional trends and their implications for our clients’ senior management or other critical human capital needs. We appreciate that today’s industrial leaders require specialized technical skills coupled with commercial acumen and broad cross-functional understandings to help their organizations distinguish and preserve competitive advantage amidst a rapidly evolving external environment.

Our Industrial and Manufacturing Practice offers a global network with exceptional knowledge and experience of managing hard-to-fill mandates in the region. We are able to advise and support clients on the correct route to success through sound leadership consulting.

Moorland Gray specializes in identifying, assessing and securing the proven executives of today as well as the up-and-coming leaders of tomorrow. Our global network, regional track record and deep industry expertise allow us to provide insightful value and act as trusted advisors to our long-term clients. Our focus areas within the Industrial and Manufacturing space include:

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial Products & Services
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Building Products
  • Packaging & Plastics
  • Chemicals
  • Agriculture

Our rigorous tried and tested search process is structured to be transparent and flexible to accommodate each of our clients’ nuances and preferred working styles. Our Industrial and Manufacturing Practice adopts a pragmatic approach to working towards the right solution for each client.

From Partners to Associates, our dedicated team closely collaborates on behalf of our clients and remains hands-on throughout each full search lifecycle to deliver exceptional results on every mandate. Our process provides clients with a bespoke service that adds considerable value beyond simply identifying and recruiting the best hire. We are able to support and advise on a host of other services such as organisational structure, salary benchmarking, market perception, profiling and market mapping to empower clients to make the right decisions and fully utilize industry intelligence gained and communicated throughout the search process.


With executive search success in the Industrial and Manufacturing space since 2007, Moorland Gray has amassed an impressive track record, including hundreds of local and global assignments completed across the full spectrum of functions for clients throughout our sub-sector specializations.

Our extensive track record of success includes the following brief sample of recent placements:

  • Chief Executive Officer – Building Products
  • Chief Operating Officer – Building Material
  • Chief Financial Officer – Manufacturing
  • Chief Information Officer – Chemicals
  • Director of Operations – Manufacturing
  • Head of Process Improvement – Manufacturing
  • Business Development Director – Industrial Electronics
  • Finance Director – Packaging
  • Head of Organisational Development – Family Conglomerate