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Daniel Nicholls

Daniel works across the Industrial, Manufacturing and IT&T sectors and has established a deep sectoral and functional expertise in Transportation, Infrastructure, SCM, and Logistics.  He has further exposure and personal interest in the Health, Wellness and the Clean Technologies sectors.

Daniel has built a strong clientele within multi-national corporates and is Watermark’s specialist in commercial sales leadership roles. Typical assignments include Managing Directors, Heads of Sales, and Service or Delivery Directors amongst others.  As an accomplished speaker of Japanese, Daniel also represents Watermark Search’s Japanese clientele in their Australian search needs.

Daniel brings to Watermark Search International well over a decade of executive search experience in the greater Asian arena. He commenced his search career in an established search firm in Tokyo, managed and grew their functional search practice for 6 years. During this period he worked across industrial, technology, retail and e-commerce sectors on assignments from Country Managers through to “first man on the ground” roles. He then set up a Tokyo-based boutique search firm as one of three founding partners, which currently has coverage across 10 countries.

Originally from New Zealand, Daniel has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Auckland University, enjoys fishing and is still working to perfect his sashimi slicing technique.