How to drive growth with a key leadership hire


Animal Friends Insurance is a growing pet insurer based in Amesbury who are aiming to be the top provider in their market. 

Sanderson were engaged to provide an exclusive campaign in recruiting their Chief Compliance Officer. This was a pivotal position in their Senior Leadership Regime and one that would ultimately be responsible to the regulator in the not so distant future. This was a considerable task given a skills shortage in the market and a challenging location.


  • A niche role, skill and location required the development of a bespoke market map.
  • Engaging with current candidate network, targeted search across job boards, together with LinkedIn search and headhunting.
  • Advertising and social media campaign.


  • An experience – We delivered an experienced, capable candidate with potential to grow with the organisation.
  • A cultural fit – A personality that fits the organisation and will thrive in their culture.
  • A bright future – Sanderson and Animal Friends have continued to partner on assignments, within wider business areas.
How to drive growth with a key leadership hire