Annette Cove
Annette Cove
Owner and managing consultant
Annette Cove Associates

Annette Cove is the owner and managing consultant at leading international specialist recruitment agency Annette Cove Associates. A well-known and highly respected professional within the footwear and accessories industries, Cove works with some of the largest and most distinguished brands and businesses across the world and uses her extensive experience, detailed knowledge of specialist roles and astute people management skills to connect clients with the highest calibre of candidates across a broad spectrum of disciplines. Building on a rich and diverse footwear background with Clarks and The British Shoe Corporation, through to directorship roles at the Pentland Group with both Red or Dead and the sports brand Ellesse, Cove made the move into recruitment in 2003 and started her own business in 2008. As court assistant of the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers and chair to the communications committee, she organises the Annual Footwear Dinner on behalf of the company.