Dominic (Dom) Oldfield has been recruiting for the past 18 years. He has dedicated the last ten years to retained executive search, locating the best leadership talent to augment his clients’ businesses through change, growth, and challenge. Dom has operated successfully in over 20 countries to date and has a strong family and professional base in both the UK and the US, dividing much of his time between the two nations. Dom specialises in agricultural crop inputs and crop innovation markets globally, working with startups, PE/VC-backed firms, and global billion-dollar companies alike. His clients would pinpoint his responsiveness, tenacity, and his ability to maintain and nurture high-performing relationships through honest and thorough communication as reason for counting on him as a partner time and time again.
Prior to ZRG, Dominic worked for a global reaching boutique search firm focused in life sciences and agricultural markets. In this role, he grew the business in both revenue and staff to become a significant leader in global crop inputs with offices on three continents. Dominic began his professional career in the Royal Airforce before working in recruiting.
Areas of Expertise
Dom’s stable of client partners includes large chemical/pesticides manufacturers, crop nutrition companies, seed and trait companies, bio-solutions and AgTech firms from startup/early funding to globally developed market leaders, and consultants linked to agriculture and chemicals. His key expertise is in the areas of global crop inputs and digital farming, with a specific focus on global functions, including regulatory affairs, portfolio and product development/marketing, commercial, territorial and sales leaders, and senior GMs and executives. However, Dom also has expertise and quality networks in the large industrial projects and process manufacturing space, specifically in automation, aerospace, automotive, and medical devices.
Dominic successfully completed secondary high school education (GCSE) before moving into the military.
Hobbies and Interests
A huge sports fan, Dominic has keen interests in soccer/football (MUFC) and US sports. In addition, he’s interested in aviation and motorcars and considers himself a fishing enthusiast.