Retained Executive Search


We start by listening to the specific needs
of our clients in the Discovery Step to
understand your strategy and the objectives
of the role.


Our innovative retained executive search
solution includes identifying the unique
team culture from the stakeholders of the role,
develops a custom search strategy, builds a
talent pipeline, document, assess, and
deliver candidates that meet your expectations.

Reputation of success

NextGen’s expertise is working with startups, pre-IPO, mid-cap high growth, VC and PE backed firms, and spin-offs of global conglomerates. Our reputation of success in retained executive search for clients is unrivaled:


  • Award-winning Leadership Vault assessment method
  • Success based flat fees – eliminates conflict of interest
  • No research or administrative fees
  • Two-thirds of invoicing based on delivery and signed offer
  • Industry leading 24 to 36 months replacement guarantee
  • Over 93% of placements with clients retained at 4 years of service
  • Onboarding that enables quick assimilation, faster productivity, longer retention
NextGen Global Retained Executive Search firm
NextGen Global Retained Executive Search firm

Succession Bench

Highly confidential search process used for BoD, CXO, and E/S-VP levels

  • Compares internal vs. external candidates
  • NDAs are used for each candidate uncovered by us
  • In-person interviews video recorded
  • Comprehensive background checks
  • Part of fee paid in 12 months as MBOs are met

Our Clients Are Talking

Exceeds Expectations

Time and time again corporations have engaged the NextGen artificial intelligence retained executive search team to find their next "A" player. Often after multiple firms have failed to find the perfect fit. We pride ourselves on being the first call those clients make in the future. Click the button below to learn more about us, to the right read a sampling of what our satisfied clients are saying about their experiences working with us.


I have no reservations about recommending NextGen as a retained executive search firm

Stephen Parrker
Grand Power Systems BoD

I found Charles delivers a rigorous approach, has strong sector expertise and gets results.

Matthew Kapp - CEO

I have worked with Kelley for many years. She is an aggressive go-getter who delivers results.

Tim Courtney
VP Sales & Strategy

NextGen team was diligent and left no stone un-turned to find the right candidate.

Allan Wilson
Senior Vice President

I highly recommend Charles Moore and NextGen for any critical position you may need to fill

Don Brown

Charles understands the needs of high-growth start-ups. He is diligent in VP Wireless Engineering candidates screening

Leo Wong
Managing Director