• During a relationship now spanning around 20 years, I have called upon Mike’s and Dan’s wise counsel at a number of critical junctures in my career. Their concern to make sure that you make the right career decisions is quite unusual in my experience, and it’s no surprise that they take the same degree of care when recruiting someone for you. You can trust these guys and they’ll always tell it you the way it is.


    Steve Little, Finance Director, Certas Energy
  • Replacing our retiring Finance Director of 35 years was always going to be a critically important appointment for us so we needed a recruitment partner who could grasp the personal dynamics of our Board as well as the technical skills needed for the role. MDM listened carefully to us, understood us, challenged our thinking and helped us to form a view as to the right kind of character and experience to suit our business and its plans for the future. They then delivered a first class shortlist and supported us through to the appointment of a Finance Director whom we continue to be delighted with. A fantastic customer experience!


    Mark Duerr, Managing Director F Duerr & Sons Limited
  • I contacted MDM whilst looking to relocate from London back North.  I was extremely impressed with their relationships with key people in the local Corporate Finance market, and the excellent advice that enabled me to secure my dream job at Rothschild as Investment Banking Analyst.


    Endrit Gashi, Investment Banking Analyst, Rothschild
  • Manchester United have used MDM for several years, primarily to source qualified finance professionals. MDM have an established reputation in the North West finance market and are diligent and discreet in the service they provide to both clients and candidates, all of which are important to us.


    Phil Chadwick, Head of Group Reporting & Tax, Manchester United
  • When Eric Wright Group had a requirement to make a key hire of a Group Financial Controller who had the potential to quickly step up to Group Finance Director, we wanted to work with an expert who could comb the market for the best and brightest talent. Mike ran an excellent, professional process resulting in an outstanding appointment who has quickly stepped up into the Group Finance Director role as we had hoped. We were delighted with the service Mike provided and I can provide no better testimony than the fact that we have since used him again for another senior finance role with the same success. I can strongly recommend him.


    Jeremy Hartley, CEO, Eric Wright Group
  • My experience of working with MDM when looking for a new role has been fantastic. Their career planning guidance is objective and incredibly useful. Combined with their extensive knowledge of the business and financial landscape in the North West, the service that MDM provide is excellent. These guys go above and beyond and will put your career first; not many recruiters do that. On the back of my experience of working with them, I have recommended MDM to several people and will continue to do so in the future.


    Jack Clarke, Financial Reporting Manager, City Football Group
  • MDM recruited me into an ideal fit as Financial Controller (now Group FC) in a growing SME in my first move into industry.  They were highly professional and responsive throughout the process and would certainly recommend them.  It was clear that MDM knew their market well having been established for over 20 years, and have maintained a highly personal approach.


    Mike Balmforth, Group Financial Controller, Norkem Holdings plc
  • We instructed MDM to search for an Associate Director for our Manchester team.  MDM followed the brief with great care and dedication, and demonstrated an expert knowledge of the North West Corporate Finance market. The recruitment process was extremely efficient, with a strong short list which enabled us to fill this key position quickly.


    Ben Thompson, Director, DC Advisory
  • Mike and the team at MDM ran a professional, tailored and thorough search for our CFO.  They listened to what we need not just in terms of skills and experience but also in terms of cultural fit.  We ended up with a fantastic shortlist, each of whom was excellent in presenting on the business. We are delighted with our chosen candidate who was already fitted in well and made a big difference to our business.


    Charlie Johnstone, Co-Founder, Newlands Capital LLP - recruiting a CFO for Capsule CRM
  • I needed a recruiter who would find me the best talent in the market with the minimum of fuss. MDM listened to the brief and enhanced it through their knowledge of the market, then delivered me a small handful of candidates of a consistently high calibre, all of whom were a good fit. What a luxury! We made a great appointment and MDM is a business I trust and would not hesitate to use again.


    Danielle Davies, CFO, Footasylum PLC

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