Maddox Moore | Maddox Moore Executive Search
Founded by Henry Behforooz, Maddox Moore is a boutique executive search firm focused on front office investment banking and financial services infrastructure.
Executive Search, Recruitment, Infrastructure, Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Equities, Derivatives
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ABOUT

ESTABLISHED

The firm was established with the aim of offering an unparalleled standard of service. A service which is underpinned by trust, knowledge, experience and a strong desire to foster long term relationships. We have the technical understanding and commercial awareness to help you recruit staff or develop your personal career.

EXPERIENCE

We offer direct industry experience and provide recruitment solutions to many of the world’s leading institutions. Our in-depth market knowledge across these sectors, product teams and all geographic regions ensures both clients and candidates receive individual attention and current market intelligence, enabling informed decisions about recruitment projects and career planning. This in-depth knowledge not only attracts top tier candidates, but also enables us to advise our clients on the most appropriate and time efficient recruitment approach to take with complementary advice on remuneration and retention.

QUALITY

We are tenacious and driven but will never compromise quality of service in our bid to achieve the best results. Our impressive track record in search mandates, successfully demonstrates the ability to conduct search assignments on a global scale in our dedicated range of disciplines.

WHAT THEY SAY

MARKETS & INVESTMENT BANKING

MARKETS

With increasing challenges within financial markets, the need to hire the right sales and trading professionals for those critical and strategic front office hires is paramount. Maddox Moore is committed to identifying these individuals through its extensive network and exhaustive research methodology. Similarly, we work tirelessly on our candidate’s behalf to find a role that fits your skills and ambitions.

Delta 1 | Derivatives | Emerging Markets | Equities | Research | Sales | Sales Trading | Structuring | Trading

INVESTMENT BANKING

Securing key talent in a turbulent market has never been more important. Areas we recruit into include Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Brokerage and Primary Capital Markets. Maddox Moore’s extensive knowledge within these sectors along with our bespoke and discrete services enables Financial Institutions to make desirable hires and the city’s leading corporate finance and capital market professionals to realise career defining moves.

Corporate Finance | DCM | ECM | Leveraged Finance | Research | Trade Finance

Track Record ...

Cash Equities

  • MD, EU Equity Sales, European Bank
  • Head of Portfolio Sales, Asian Investment Bank
  • Hedge Fund Sales-Trading, US Securities Firm
  • Director, EU Sales-Trading, US Investment Bank
  • COO, Equities, International Investment Bank

Equity Derivatives

  • Head of Index Trading, Global Investment Bank
  • Head of Structuring, European Investment Bank
  • Head of Corporate Equity Derivatives, International Investment Bank
  • Head of Equity Derivative Flow Product, US Investment Bank
  • ED, Flow Sales, European Investment Bank
  • ED, Nordic Sales, European Investment Bank
  • Equity Derivatives Sales, Asia, International Bank

Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance

  • Head of Capital Introduction, European Investment Bank
  • Equity Swaps Trader, US Investment Bank
  • Prime Broker Client Services, International Bank
  • Product Development, European Investment Bank
  • Tax Equity Finance Structurer, US Investment Bank

Capital Markets and Investment Banking

  • MD, Head of Equity Linked, European Investment Bank
  • ED, Convertibles, US Investment Bank
  • Head of Execution, Asia, International Bank
  • ED, Oil & Gas Coverage, Global Investment House
  • D, Natural Resources, European Bank
  • ED, High Yield, US Investment Bank
  • ED, Capital Management, International Bank

INFRASTRUCTURE

C SUITE

These senior corporate executive positions vary from organisation to organisation, however, they have to consistently deliver expertise in capital markets, leadership, governance and regulatory matters. They are roles which remain at the forefront of strategic planning, change management and overseeing day to day infrastructure. As the market has evolved so have we, as a result our client base is more diverse than ever before and our understanding of how senior professional fit into the newly emerging corporate structures develops with each industry change that occurs. Maddox Moore can help identify the right commercially savvy corporate officer and business leader who will ensure operational excellence.

Business Management | CFO | Change | COO | CTO | Strategy

FINANCE

Strong financial leadership and control in this economic climate is key to a sustainable business success, with the finance function becoming more strategic and leading the way in identifying efficiencies and evaluating alternative operating models. Maddox Moore can help you find the right Financial Officers who can ensure you have sound financial leadership, effective processes and enhanced controls.

Controlling | Financial Planning & Analysis | Operations | Product Control | Tax | Treasury

RISK MANAGEMENT

In these challenging times a robust and effective risk management culture is vital to ensure the continued success of businesses. As a result the investment in risk management capabilities is a core priority with competition for top talent at a premium. The Maddox Moore risk practice has the ability to engage with senior risk management professionals on their level within market, credit, operational and quantitative risk management.

Credit Risk | Market Risk | Operational Risk | Quantitative Risk

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Securing key talent in a turbulent market has never been more important. Areas we recruit into include Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Brokerage and Primary Capital Markets. Maddox Moore’s extensive knowledge within these sectors along with our bespoke and discrete services enables Financial Institutions to make desirable hires and the city’s leading corporate finance and capital market professionals to realise career defining moves.

Internal Audit | Legal & Compliance | Regulatory

Track Record ...

C Suite

  • CFO, Commercial Bank
  • CRO, Retail and Investment Bank
  • CTO, European Investment Bank
  • COO, US Investment Bank

Finance

  • FD, FTSE 250 House
  • MD, Head of Equity & Debt Product Control, Global Investment Bank
  • ED, Financial Control, European Investment Bank

Risk Management

  • CRO, Retail and Investment Bank
  • MD, Market Risk, International Bank
  • ED, Operational Risk, US Investment Bank

Corporate Governance

  • ED, Audit, International Bank
  • ED, Legal Equities Markets, European Bank
  • D, Compliance, International Bank
  • ED, Regulatory, European Investment Bank
  • ED, Change Management, US Investment Bank

Tax Structured Products

  • MD, Tax Structured Products, European Bank
  • D, Tax Structured Products, Global Investment Bank

INTERIM

Our interim management business is complementary to the Executive Search practice and can help you to meet a variety of business scenarios, from change management and transformation projects, to specific short-term mission critical skills gaps.

Our interim management practice is specifically geared towards delivering high quality professional interims, who have a demonstrable track record of experience, enabling them to be effective, efficient and productive from the outset. By their very nature, our interims can be resourced at short notice and provide a cost effective solution to situations providing not only experience but also objectivity, accountability and a fresh approach to your business.

THE TEAM

Henry Behforooz

Managing Director  |  henry@maddoxmoore.co.uk

Henry Behforooz, the founder of Maddox Moore, has a comprehensive understanding of the financial services industry, its changing products, and global competitive challenges. This has enabled him to recruit talent capable of achieving profitable growth via market expansion.

With over 15 years’ executive search experience, he works on a global basis covering multi-asset classes. He has completed assignments for most senior management positions including managing directors, group heads, and leadership roles critical to the success of growth initiatives such as global expansion and product introductions.

Previously, Henry has worked at leading executive search firms including Odgers, Korn Ferry, CTPartners and Sheffield Haworth. Prior to embarking on a career in executive search, Henry was a lawyer with a prominent London-based law firm after graduating from Royal Holloway College, University of London