Chief Operating Officer
Francesca d’Arcangeli is Chief Operating Officer at Kingsley Gate Partners. In this role, she is responsible for worldwide operations. The regions, search operations, and human resource functions report directly to her.
Francesca has over 25 years of leadership experience and is a leader in international executive search. She has a strong track record in multi-territory and international searches for senior cross-functional roles, including board, C-suite and operational leaders, particularly in Industrial manufacturing, Heavy Industries and FMCG. She also has extensive expertise working with multinational companies to drive growth through strategic leadership consulting and organizational development.
Joining Kingsley Gate from Boyden, Francesca was a Managing Partner United Kingdom & Ireland and Global Leader of the firm’s Industrial Practice. Prior to Boyden, she was COO of a diversified regional investment group, with responsibility for the management and growth of portfolio companies across MENA. Previously, she was the Founder and Board Director of a UK management consulting firm whose clients included Asda Walmart, John Lewis and leading museums. In her early career, Francesca held international roles as a Commercial Director and Business Development Director, driving turnaround and growth for leaders in gaming, music and publishing.
Francesca earned her BA at UCL. She is fluent in English, Italian, and French.
Francesca is based in our London location.