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Compass Executives named Search firm of the year at the 2022 HealthInvestor Awards

10 Jun 2022

Compass Executives are pleased to announce the news that the team have been awarded the title of Search firm of the year, at the coveted HealthInvestor Awards, 2022.

Considered by many in the independent health and social care sector as the most highly regarded industry event of the year, Compass Executives are proud to have been recognised with such a prestigious award.

A new category introduced by HealthInvestor in 2022, the Search firm of the year criteria meant the team needed to demonstrate outstanding track record of leaders delivered into the sector, have a clearly defined model criteria for success with supporting evidence, and could demonstrate how the work delivered added immediate and long-term value to both investors and providers alike.

The Compass Executives team attend the 2022 HealthInvestor Awards

Some of the judge’s feedback included

“Unquestionably the go-to search firm for senior appointments across investment-backed and privately-owned independent health, care and education sectors. And an excellent record in 2021.”

“Operating at the top of their game.”

“Very well structured, well evidenced, and visually striking presentation. Crisp content showing strong commercial purpose and long-term success. The questions posed were answered in a clear and compelling way. It is easy to understand why candidates become clients and repeat and referred business are such strong features of this firm. Information was presented with exceptional clarity and imagination – and therefore easy to absorb immediately. A model presentation.”

“Compass Executives has become synonymous with success, delivering time and again with exceptional word-of-mouth feedback generating high levels of both repeat and referred business.”

Commenting on the award win, Managing Director, David Sayers said

“I am delighted to see our dedicated team win the “Search firm of the year” category at the HealthInvestor awards 2022. The judges’ comments for me epitomised what I observe in my team every day. Diligence and expertise matched with a real passion to deliver a customer experience to both candidates and clients alike, that far exceeds the industry norm.

This is the fourth time we have won such a prestigious award and demonstrates our consistency across several years. Like any industry leader in a competitive sector, we are never content to sit back and rest on past achievements, this award signifies that desire to keep striving for perfection and only strengthens our resolve to continue to grow and excel in what we do.”


Compass Executives team at the HealthInvestor Awards posing for a photo after receiving the Search Firm of the Year Awards

The Compass Executives team would like to extend sincere thanks to our clients and candidates who have engaged in our services over the last year and look forward to continuing our partnerships for the foreseeable.

About Compass Executives

Compass Executives is a dedicated executive search and advisory services firm for the private equity backed, and privately owned health, care, education and life sciences sectors. With more than 90 years’ search experience, the team are often described as one of the most knowledgeable, trusted and reputable partners in the field of executive search for the markets they recruit for.

From a delivery standpoint, there are no other specialist search firms who are able to match, or exceed, the volume, quality or variation of placements in the same sub-sectors, making Compass Executives a highly valued partner to many investors and operators looking to build exceptional leadership teams.

Find out more about the team, and read about our successes in our case studies.