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Why Lester Blades

We bring a proven process, an extensive intrastate, interstate and international network together with the highest ethical and professional standards to each assignment.

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Executive Recruitment

Highly successful executives are not usually active job seekers, rather they are the sort of people who are focused and committed to whatever role they are currently fulfilling.

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Board Advisory

Lester Blades brings a new and contemporary approach to Director appointments and Board Advisory. We have extensive networks and proven capability to deliver practical advice and support on all aspects of board performance, effectiveness and governance best practices.

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Why Lester Blades?

Lester Blades Executive Search & Board Advisory has worked in all major industry sectors in Australia and are proud to have completed in excess of 2,000 Executive Appointments.

The majority of our clients come to us based on previous experience or by referral, thanks to a success rate of over 99% in retained executive search assignments.



Only the Partners of the firm will be involved in all aspects of any recruitment or selection process that we manage.  We do not delegate important projects such as these to less experienced recruitment consultants.

At Lester Blades, the Partners of the firm complete all candidate research, make all executive search approaches to targeted candidates, field all applicant enquiries, conduct all interviews and manage all reference checking, etc.

Our five Partners, Suzanne, James, Ivan, Geoff and Tony are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all of the consulting assignments that we undertake.

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Defence
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Health & Aged Care
  • Human Services
  • Indigenous Corporations
  • Industrial Services
  • Infrastructure
  • Local Government
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining and Processing
  • Professional Services
  • Property and Construction
  • State Government
  • Technology
  • Tourism & Sport
  • Utilities
  • CEO’s and Managing Directors
  • C-Suite and Divisional Executives 
  • General, State and Business Managers
  • Senior Functional and Line Managers
  • Non-Executive Directors

Lester Blades: Local Specialisation, International Reach

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Strategic & Operational Responsibility for the Management of ICT Projects & Initiatives. Highly Regarded WA Health Services Organisation. For further information, please contact Lester Blades Executive Search Partner, Tony Lester on 08 9221 0744. READ ADVERT  



An outstanding CEO opportunity to manage this highly respected peak body and service provider. For further information, please contact Lester Blades Executive Search Partner, James Fairbairn on 08 9221 0744. READ ADVERT