Final KAKona Associates - Executive Talent Management

Client Case Studies

Case Studies:


Market Analysis (CMA) is the world’s leading source of independent, accurate OTC market data.

Assignment: 2 x Board level positions across Operations and Technology

Reference from Cliff Moyce Chief Operating Officer for CMA

“Lee has run two senior executive level campaigns for our company, as well as overseeing other recruitment for us run by consultants under his control. He is highly personable and professional, and works hard to understand the true needs of his clients. Lee always goes out to find the right person for the role, rather than just forwarding the people he has on his books at that moment. Highly recommended.”



appiChar is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK and Australia. We have been designing, implementing and supporting Salesforce technology that drives the not-for-profit sector for over 10 years

Assignment: Senior Salesforce Executives – Retained Recruitment Campaign

Reference from Richard Ferriman –Chief Executive Officer

“Lee brings a human touch to the recruitment world; he clearly understands the objectives and outcomes required by a recruiting manger. Lee continually keeps me updated of the market place and makes sure that the people he works with are clear about the role, the expectations and aspiration of the job instead of just emailing CV's without substance or thought. I would recommend Lee to anyone who wants a partnership with a recruiter who will make the whole process easier, more time and cost effective and will work exceptionally hard to get the right result.”

With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 145,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

Assignment: The recruitment of 20 x Programme Manager across the Barclays operation

Reference from Derrick Harris – Head of Recruitment

"Lee quickly grasps customer needs and then sets about identifying suitable candidates with minimum fuss. Lee sourced some amazing talent for me and many of these hires have subsequently gone on to fill more senior posts within the same organisation. Lee comes highly recommended because absolutely no-one got anywhere near his success rate for these campaigns.”

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