"We approached Altima with an idea of the kind of CFO we needed – someone with tech expertise who had tackled similar challenges in a similar business. With their outstanding knowledge of the market, Altima promptly challenged our assumptions and transformed our brief to support the future of the business. Working at an incredibly fast pace, they secured an exceptional hire – a star female CFO that exceeds our expectations and sets us on a sure footing for our next stage of growth."
"We engaged Altima to help us find a CFO ahead of our IPO, and were immediately impressed by the rigour of their research methodologies and the strength of their team. With a unique understanding of the tech ecosystem, the Altima team were able to advise us on the structure of our senior finance team pre and post IPO. They truly understood our needs and worked at pace with a proven approach that led to a phenomenal outcome – we met our world-class CFO within the first week of the search."
"We met Altima at a time of phenomenal growth when we needed a world class CFO to support our journey. From the start, we were taken by their responsiveness, their smart process and the depth of their market knowledge. Running an international search in a competitive market with relocation from the US in the midst of a pandemic was not easy, and Altima's contribution was invaluable. With a solid framework in place and very clear and open communication channels, we moved at an extraordinary pace with an outstanding hire."
"Their knowledge of the CFO landscape within the tech ecosystem is unrivalled. Not only are John and his team super well connected but they also possess the knowledge and experience to advise what size and shape of CFO is required for each stage of company. Very impressed."
"Finding the right CFO is not easy and it was a delight to work with Altima on our search. They were agile and responsive throughout and presented us with a diverse, high-calibre selection of candidates. Their approach and deep market knowledge led to a game-changing hire for us."
"Altima’s dedicated team took the time to really understand our business, our culture and who we are as people. This understanding, paired with their unique access to the CFO network in Europe, helped us find the right candidate, in record time."
"At a time of rapid expansion in our business, Altima helped us find our first CFO. Their help was invaluable. With an agile, research-led approach, they helped us find a strong leader who fits our culture, shares our vision and can inspire our team and investors as the business continues to grow."
"Altima transformed our understanding of what a CFO could be and do for our business. They challenged our assumptions and showed us relevant examples of how financial leaders had helped companies with similar challenges. With this "show-me, don't tell me" approach, Altima delivered well beyond our expectations, broadening our horizon with a star hire that sets us on a sure path to growth."
"Altima led a CFO search for Made.com at a crucial time in our growth phase. John and Rabia were exceptional throughout. They correctly challenged our assumptions and helped us arrive at a place where we have hired a fantastic CFO for our business. They were highly responsive, very knowledgeable on the European CFO landscape and clearly have both the trust and ears of this network. They were also great fun to work alongside, we’ll miss our weekly update meetings!"
"John and his team provided TransferWise with a superb pan-European shortlist resulting in an excellent CFO hire. Great knowledge, execution and transparency throughout the process."
"Simply put, they know this space better than anyone else in Europe. Altima ran a first class process for Secret Escapes."