Rod Hutchings
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Rod Hutchings

Co-Founder and Joint-Chair

About Rod

Rod is a joint-founder of the Chilworth Partnership and a well-known personality in the world of financial recruitment in the South of England. With more than 40 years’ experience in delivering successfully on both interim, business transformation and permanent assignments, Rod has built a strong and loyal network of professional relationships.

Following 10 years with an International Fortune 500 business where he first met his business partner Richard Carter, Rod helped in the startup of a successful executive recruitment company in the Thames Valley. He remained with the business after its sale to an AIM listed company in 2007 before launching the Chilworth Partnership in 2010. Rod now focuses on utilising his experience and network with some limited consultancy work and through coaching and mentoring senior executives for the next stage of their careers.

A family man, Rod lives in Hampshire. He enjoys playing tennis and golf regularly, and is an avid follower of Southampton Football Club.

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Fractional CFO
What is a Fractional CFO and is it the Career For You?

​What is a Fractional CFO and should Finance Professionals Consider it as a Career Move?Not all businesses have the budget or workload for a full-time CFO role. Startups and SMEs require assistance...

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Latest Insights on Private Equity: Chilworth Roundtable

​On the 25th of April, Chilworth Partnership held its first Roundtable organised by Matt Whitton and Chris Judd who head up our Executive Search and Interim Management services. ​The evening, host...

by Chloe Williams
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Diversity and Inclusion in Finance and Accounting
Diversity and Inclusion in Finance: Aiding Recruitment and Retention

​Why DEI Improves Financial Performance and Talent Acquisition in Finance & AccountingProfessionals working within accounting and finance play a vital role in driving economic growth and stability ...

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How to Look Behind the CV and Hire the Right Leader

​Have you felt overwhelmed by the pressure to find the right leader for your business? A leader needs to have the right skillset and get on well with the rest of the team and the wider business so ...

by Chloe Williams
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Finance and Accountancy Salary Guide
2024/25 Finance and Accountancy Salary Guide

​Our 2024/2025 Salary Guide is here!In April 2024, we released the ninth version of our Finance and Accountancy Salary and Benefits Guide with new guidance on Executive Search and Interim Managemen...

by Chloe Williams
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Interim Management: 2023 vs 2024 Trends & Insights

Businesses have changed drastically in the past 12 months in response to an unstable and unpredictable economy. It's had a direct impact on permanent recruitment, but also on Interim Management.Her...

by Chloe Williams
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