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Linda Summers
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/    Principal, Consumer
Bio:

Extensive experience as a global Executive Search Consultant with over twenty years of knowledge across consumer facing industries including beauty, fashion, luxury, lifestyle and retail. Partners with founder led, entrepreneurial, high growth and investor-backed organisations advising on critical leadership roles and organisational development requirements at Board, C-Suite executive and non-executive levels.

Linda joined True in January 2021, where her main focus is to continue working with best-in-class talent, innovative and progressive clients within beauty, fashion, lifestyle and new retail.

The majority of her career has been in Executive Search, and prior to joining True was a Senior Associate Consultant at The MBS Group in the fashion, luxury and Board practice where she led searches including chairman, non-executive, chief executive and managing director roles and director-level searches across the full range of functions. During her tenure at MBS she also worked across key sector verticals of Retail, Leisure, Consumer Goods, Digital, The Arts and Not-For-Profit.

Linda holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law, The CPE and The LPC from The College of Law, London and a BSc (Hons) 2:1, History from the University of Surrey.

Snapshot:
Specialises at Board, C-Suite, Senior level and Non-Executive levels.
Partners and advises founders of high-growth and investor backed companies to help build out their senior management team.
A passion for fashion, beauty and luxury both online and offline.
A love for travel, food and exploring new experiences.
Enjoys the gym, boxing and supporting her two teenage boys on the sidelines of a sports field (cricket, football, rugby, tennis and golf!).