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WHO WE ARE

AP Executive is a recruitment consultancy working with mid to senior level recruitment primarily in the Wealth Management sector

In finance we specialise in recruitment for trust practitioners, private client services, wealth management roles, accountants, funds professionals, captive insurance, investment management, family office and private banking.

ABOUT US

Originally established in the Channel Islands, AP Executive, an AP Group company, has developed a strong global presence and has some of the world's leading international companies as clients.

With offices in Guernsey, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Cyprus, Geneva,  Zurich and Singapore, AP Executive has a well established global reach. At present we actively deal with more than 55 jurisdictions worldwide in the placement of senior finance and legal personnel. Understanding the global recruitment market on this scale puts our consultants in a perfect position to advise companies planning to establish themselves in other jurisdictions. We cover the legal profession from newly qualified through to partner level appointments, primarily for commercial law firms in the offshore and international sectors. Through daily contact and regular visits, the consultants have first-hand experience of each jurisdiction's legislation, regulation and employment practice.

HISTORY

  • The Beginning

    Founded in Guernsey by Chief Executive, Gina Le Prevost, as an agency for recruiting permanent and temporary staff for the finance industry.

    1990 Milestone
  • REC

    AP Group becomes a member of REC (The Recruitment & Employment Confederation). The membership ended in 2016.

    1994 Achievement
  • AP Courses

    AP Courses was established in Guernsey. It was originally called Future Business School but changed its name to Approved Courses in 2004, and to AP Courses in 2007.

    1995 General
  • Jersey

    In 1998, AP Personnel and AP Courses opened a branch in St Helier, Jersey.

    1998 Location
  • AP Executive

    AP Executive was incorporated in 1999 and opened an office in Guernsey, with an office in Jersey following six months later.

    1999 Location
  • BVI

    During 2001, AP Executive opened an office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

    2001 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In 2003, AP Group expanded further afield and opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus. This office included AP Personnel, AP Courses and AP Executive.

    2003 Location
  • Cyprus - Nicosia

    In September 2004, AP Group opened a second office in Cyprus in the capital city of Nicosia.

    2004 Location
  • STEP

    In 2004 AP Group became the Global Recruitment Partner for STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). The relationship florished for 7 years.

    2004 Achievement
  • Cyprus

    The decision was made to make the Nicosia office the head office in Cyprus, so it was expanded and the Limassol office was closed down.

    2005 General
  • London

    The London office was also opened and AP Executive is the only department that operates in this jurisdiction at present.

    2005 Location
  • CISI

    In 2007, AP Group bacame a recruitment partner of CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment). This partnership lasted for over 5 years.

    2007 Achievement
  • Geneva

    In March, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Geneva.

    2007 Location
  • AP Group - New Image

    During May 2007, the group re-branded and became AP Group.

    2007 Milestone
  • Zurich

    In February, AP Group opened an office in the jurisdiction of Zurich.

    2009 Location
  • Cyprus - Limassol

    In June, AP Group opened an office in Limassol, Cyprus

    2012 Location
  • Singapore

    AP Executive established an new office in Singapore.

    2014 Location
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    In 2014, AP Executive was named as the "International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year in Switzerland" by Corporate Intl.

    2014 Achievement
  • Corporate Intl Global Awards

    Recognised for the second time in three years, AP Executive once again won the Corporate Intl Global Awards in the category: International Recruitment Specialist Firm of the Year.

    2016 Achievement
  • Offshore Excellence Awards

    In February, AP Executive added another feather to its cap by winning the 2016 Offshore Excellence Awards in the “Best in Offshore Wealth Management Recruitment” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

    In May, AP Executive won the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016 in the “Recruitment Services Provider To The Finance Sector” category.

    2016 Achievement
  • Corporate Vision Award

    In August, AP Group won the prestigious 2016 Corporate Vision Award in the category: Best Global Recruitment Specialists.

    2016 Achievement
  • APSCo

    AP Group became members of APSCo (the Association of Professional Staffing Companies) - UK’s leading professional recruitment industry body.

    2016 Achievement

OUR VALUES

Commitment and Loyalty

We understand and respect our client’s needs and are committed to fostering an environment of trust and loyalty. 

Professionalism and Customer Satisfaction

We conduct ourselves professionally at all times, delivering superior quality staffing and career management services. 

Confidentiality and Integrity

Confidentiality and integrity form the core of our business ethos. We take pride in providing exceptional professional service to our clients and candidates, whilst adhering to the highest-standards of ethical and corporate behaviour.  

QUALITY COMMITMENT

  • "AP Executive has been a great business partner for recruitement purposes. I want here underlign the professionalism, reliability and prompt delivery of high qualitative candidates by AP Executive Zurich Branch to our business needs. I would recommend them at any time to any banking services oriented partners."

    Relationship Manager, Global Private Bank, Switzerland

  • "AP Executive have been, and continue to be, the recruitment partner of choice for our organisation internationally" 

    CEO, Global Asset Management Firm

  • ‘AP Executive’s team of friendly, knowledgeable and connected consultants were invaluable in helping me take my career to the next level’

    Senior Relationship Manager, International Private Bank

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