Non-Executive Chairman

Dublin City Centre
12 July 2019
09 August 2019
Non-Executive Chairman’
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

Principal Connections has been retained to recruit for the key post of Non-Executive Chairman on behalf of the Board of a highly successful international e-commerce company with offices in Ireland.


The Non-Executive Chairman will provide leadership and ensure the decision-making processes of the board are effective and that the board challenges sufficiently and effectively proposals that are put forward by the senior corporate officers of the company. S/he will set the agenda for the board’s deliberations with focus on strategy, performance, accountability and the creation of value for shareholders. The Non-Executive Chairman will work closely with the company’s senior corporate officers in a ‘bridge’ role between the board and the executive management team. S/he will enhance communication between the senior corporate officers of the company and Board/Shareholders with respect to corporate objectives.


Suitably qualified and interested candidates will be Non-Executive Directors, ideally with prior Chairperson experience. A proficiency in the French language and international travel to board meetings will be important together with a proven track record of scale and growth within an e-commerce environment.

Our client is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds.


Candidates should write via email, in strict confidence, to our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting Reference: ‘Non-Executive Chairman’, and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae for the immediate attention of:

Mark Middleton, Practice Leader

Principal Connections – Irish Arm of Agilium Worldwide LLC

Add: 95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2


Tel: +353 (0)1 703 88 03


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