Jenny Le Noel


Jenny has been a Director of Executive Recruiters for over a decade. Prior to becoming involved in the Executive Recruitment industry, she spent ten years in Consumer Marketing roles in FMCG, and finally as the National Marketing Manager for an Australasian Financial Services organisation.

Jenny has also developed a significant understanding of the New Zealand building products sector and residential construction, having Project Managed for a number of new builds and renovations.

In addition to bringing up 3 sons, she has managed sports teams and undertaken Officer roles in community organisations. She is a keen swimmer and Treasurer of the Devonport Swim Club.

Jenny holds a Bachelors of Commerce in Economics and Marketing from the University of Auckland, and has completed Masters level studies in Marketing.

Industry Practice Expertise:

  • Industrial
  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer Products and Services  

Karen Courtney

Senior Consultant

Karen Courtney has amassed significant experience recruiting and consulting within the Legal Sector over the last 25 years. She has recruited lawyers at all levels within both national and international law firms and corporates. She has negotiated many partnership appointments around New Zealand. To support both organisations and individuals in this matter she has developed specialist IP to smooth the due diligence process.

Karen presents at law industry seminars speaking on partnership issues including attraction, retention and working more effectively as joint business owners. She has published articles in industry journals on similar issues.

Karen has run her own Company for the last five years and has now joined Executive Recruiters to work alongside similarly motivated and experienced colleagues at the high end of search and selection. This enables her to expand quality offerings to clients and candidates.

Karen also has a connection with The Law Report, a service providing updates on all relevant legal issues to New Zealand lawyers and businesses. This enables her to keep abreast of developments that present opportunities for those she does business with.

Karen looks forward to hearing from you and helping you to strengthen your business position.

Industry Practice Expertise:

  • Legal
  • Professional Services  

Jessie Kuriyan

Senior Consultant

Jessie comes to the Executive Recruiters team with proven recruiting skills in Sales and Marketing roles across different industries focusing more recently in the Technical/Engineering industry.

Jessie has lived and worked in seven different countries across three continents and has been exposed to senior sales and marketing positions in varied industries for over 20 years.  This enables her to bring lasting staffing solutions to potential employers.  

With distinctive Graduate and Post Graduate Academic credentials Jessie brings attention to detail and a distinct brand of thoroughness to her work.  Her wide international travelling has exposed her to diverse cultures and work ethics and makes it easy for her to understand the employee/employer fit succinctly.  

Jessie's loyalty to clients is unquestioning, as the service for finding human resource solutions is, first and foremost, their prerogative.  With a keen and listening ear she endeavours to find the best fit for all her client needs given all limitations!  With high personal standards of accepting nothing less than the best, she will ensure to help find the right person for your personnel needs.

Industry Practice Expertise:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Technical/Engineering