Howgate Sable launches Middle East base – The Global Recruiter – The Global Recruiter

Boutique executive search firm, Howgate Sable, has launched a new base in Dubai as part of its global expansion. The 35-year-old firm has appointed Andrew Bailey as regional managing director of the Middle East business. Andrew will work closely with the UK-based team along with fellow new hire Navin Govind, who has been appointed manager and will also be based in Dubai.

Howgate Sable Middle East will operate throughout the Gulf states with the ability to also support on search mandates into northern Africa. The company’s expansion into Dubai follows an increased presence in the region over recent years, supporting various businesses with securing executive talent in the Middle East.

Andrew Bailey, RMD of Howgate Sable Middle East, said: “Howgate Sable delivers exceptional work and has crafted an enviable reputation in the executive search world. The launch of the Middle East arm is an exciting milestone for this heritage business and I am delighted to be leading the development of this new venture.”

Andrew’s team will predominantly focus on the financial services, infrastructure, aviation and transportation, healthcare and family-office sectors, drawing on Andrew’s expertise and connections coupled with those of the UK directors.

Andrew has been based in the Middle East for 10 years and benefits from a 20-year career in executive search in both boutique and publicly listed firms across Australia, Asia Pacific and EMEA.

Neil Humphreys, director of Howgate Sable, commented: “In recent years the business has developed a global client base and delivered talent worldwide. Our Dubai operation is the first step towards putting feet on the ground in a key territory to help us forge new relationships and continue to deliver excellence in executive search. I’m delighted to have Andrew in place to lead the charge in the Middle East and look forward to working closely with him to cement the Howgate Sable brand in the region.”

The firm counts numerous Fortune 250 businesses among its clients and has a UK presence in London, Manchester and Liverpool. It operates in numerous sectors including aviation, consumer, infrastructure, industrial and healthcare.

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