Caldwell Partners


Caldwell Partners is one of the world’s premier providers of executive search and has been for more than forty five years. Our sterling reputation is built on our record of successful searches for board directors, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts, and our focus is on providing the highest quality client service. At its root, our business is about people, specifically, our ability to connect our clients with the right people for their organization. With deep knowledge and experience in their respective areas of expertise, our partners are able to identify, assess and attract the most outstanding candidates, all in a manner that enhances the reputation of both our clients and our profession.

With offices across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific we take pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to our clients. Please visit our website at for further information.

Recently Completed Searches




Caldwell Partners Lands Chief Development Officer for JDA Software

Executive search firm Caldwell Partners International has placed Desikan Madhavanur as executive vice president and chief development officer of JDA Software in Scottsdale, AZ. Jim Bethmann, managing partner and co-leader of Caldwell’s TMT & IT services and information security practices, led the search. Mr. Madhavanur will be responsible for the company’s product solution strategy, development and delivery.

Spencer Stuart Explores Global Cybersecurity Talent Needs

The threat of cyber attacks, and the damage they can cause, continues to grow. As technology develops and companies evolve, cyber hoodlums find more ways into the systems of organizations, raising the potential to wreak havoc. What took years to build can be destroyed in just a short time. The costs on so many fronts

Caldwell Partners Posts Five Percent Revenue Increase

Executive search firm Caldwell Partners International has posted third quarter revenues of $14.5 million (Canadian), a five percent increase from a year ago when the firm recorded revenues of $13.8 million. U.S. professional fees rose 6.6 percent as increases in the number of assignments per partner and average fee per assignment were partially offset by a lower

Caldwell Partners Places Chief Data Officer at eHealth

Executive search firm Caldwell Partners International has assisted in the placement of Ian Kalin as chief data officer of eHealth. John Blank, co-leader of the recruiter’s life sciences and healthcare practice, led the search along with consultant Mark Dillard. “I’m very pleased to announce Ian’s appointment as chief data officer, a role well served by his extraordinary

Caldwell Partners Adds Recruiting Specialist to Connecticut Office

Executive search firm Caldwell Partners International has added Kathy Ventura as a partner in the firm’s consumer, e-commerce & retail, and marketing & communications practices based in its Stamford, Conn office. Ms. Ventura recruits senior executives in all areas of consumer products and services, including consumer technologies, automotive, lifestyle brands and consumer financial services. She also specializes


Caldwell Partners Strengthens Technology Sector With Addition of Renowned Specialist In Recruiting of Technology, Digital and Data Leaders

TORONTO, Canada, April 6, 2017 — Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in technology with the addition of Shawn Banerji as the managing partner of the firm’s Technology, Digital and Data Leaders Practice, and a member of the company’s Stamford office. Specializing in

Caldwell Partners Appoints John Blank as Co-Leader of Life Sciences Healthcare Practice

TORONTO, Canada, January 4, 2017 — Retained executive search firm Caldwell Partners (TSX: CWL) today announced the appointment of Nashville-based Partner John Blank as co-leader of the firm’s Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, joining Darin DeWitt at the helm of the practice. “John is a thoughtful, results-oriented executive search consultant,” said Darin DeWitt, co-leader of Caldwell Partners’ Life

Caldwell Partners Announces New Partnership with Caliper

TORONTO, Canada, October 6, 2016 — Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced an exclusive partnership with Caliper, a research-based talent management consulting firm focusing on assessment and development. This agreement will integrate Caliper’s assessment and onboarding services into Caldwell Partners’ research-based executive search process in Canada, in order to provide deeper insight

Caldwell Partners Announces Significant Expansion of Latin American Team

TORONTO, Canada, August 9, 2016 — Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced a significant expansion of the firm’s Latin American team through the addition of four new partners and a new office in Buenos Aires. Adilson Parrella and Pedro Folque de Almeida have joined the Sao Paulo office, Eleonora Cajiao has joined

Caldwell Partners Places Kevin Akeroyd as New CEO at Cision

TORONTO, Canada, August 8, 2016 — Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced the placement of Kevin Akeroyd as global chief executive officer (CEO) at Cision, a portfolio company of GTCR. With more than 25 years of experience in reshaping modern digital, social and mobile marketing, Akeroyd is well-placed to move Cision forward