We fully understand businesses’ need for high calibre leaders to facilitate their growth plans, export ambitions and to act as a brand ambassador for market-leading products and services.

Gary Crawford
Managing Director
Tech International

"On various occasions we found the best person for the job and this wouldn’t have been possible without 4c’s knowledge and expertise, and their reach outside of Northern Ireland."

4c Executive Search was launched in 2013 and quickly established ourselves as the leading provider of true executive search services in Northern Ireland, Great Britain and further afield.

Trevor Lockhart
Chief Executive
Fane Valley

"4c went the extra mile to understand our company and our values before embarking on the process, and this strategic approach led to them presenting us with some fantastic candidates who would otherwise never have been on our radar. "

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Ian Rainey

As a Non-Executive Director at 4c Executive, Ian sits on the company’s board and plays a key role in developing the firm’s ambitious growth strategy. With the recent acquisition of MSL Executive Search & Selection, a successful executive recruitment firm of which Ian was Managing Director for over 23 years, 4c has firmly cemented their ’s position as the leading and largest provider of true executive search services in Northern Ireland. Having grown an extensive and loyal client base of some of Northern Ireland’s foremost organisations during his time at MSL, Ian’s unrivalled knowledge, expertise and experience of the private, public and third sectors bring an additional depth and breadth to 4c’s strong offering.

Ian brings with him a huge amount of knowledge and experience not only from MSL, but from a number of previous senior roles in the international legal and banking sectors, and as a former managing director of Belfast International Airport and chairman of Belfast City Airport.