April 16, 2019 – Chicago-based 20/20 Foresight Executive Search and 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing have announced the appointment of Rebecca Wilson as managing director, leading the sister companies’ New York offices.
Ms. Wilson has more than 25 years experience working for top financial services companies specializing in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing. She previously held senior roles with Citibank, First USA Bank (acquired by Bank One), HSBC and Lehman Brothers. Ms. Wilson also founded and ran a strategic consulting firm working across industries throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia. Her consulting projects included launching new entrepreneurial ventures, transforming operational processes of existing companies, recruiting and providing executive coaching, and helping guide C-suite executives in their careers.
“Our career consultants have deep industry knowledge of the fields we specialize in, which puts Rebecca in the perfect position to lead our recruitment teams,” said Bob Cavoto, managing principal and founder of 20/20 Foresight Executive Search and 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing and Job Finding. “Her extensive background in financial services, coupled with her strategic consulting experience, will help guide our clients to securing the most successful career placements.”
Ms. Wilson has particular expertise in customer segmentation, operational processes, integrated sales and marketing campaigns, and analytics and measurability, including P&L responsibility. She also has a deep understanding of all aspects of the marketing, branding and sales functions of a company, said the firm.
“I am thrilled to be joining the 20/20 Foresight family,” said Ms. Wilson. “The company’s stature in the executive search industry is unparalleled, and I am excited to utilize my strategic consulting, operations and marketing skills in addition to my financial services experience in my new role.”
Established Search Firm
20/20 Foresight primarily serves companies involved in the real estate, financial services and service industries. It was established by Bob Cavoto in 1994 and now has more than 50 consultants serving a broad range of clients and recruit from mid-level management through to senior C-level executives. The firm has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Washington D.C. and New York City.
Over 20 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed in excess of 400 searches for his clients in the U.S. and worldwide. He has also established a worldwide reputation for career coaching and job finding for a discreet and select clientele of executives who need help in coaching and finding the “right” next job. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed more than 200 coaching and job finding assignments for renowned executives in the real estate, financial and service industries.
20/20 Foresight recently joined IRC Global Executive Search Partners (IRC) as its fifth member firm in the U.S. “As we look to the future, partners are essential to 20/20’s growth and the quality of our clients’ experience,” said Robert D. Peck, 20/20 Foresight’s managing director. “Along with the complementary talents of the IRC member base, we will have the scale to deliver the highest levels of service to our clients, globally.”
“We are excited to welcome Bob Cavoto and Robert Peck and their partners at 20/20 Foresight to the IRC,” said Tom Berray, IRC Americas regional leader. “We are confident the depth and breadth of their practice areas, strong client relationships, track record of high-quality work, and great cultural fit with our existing IRC partners will bring great value to our clients and alliance partners.”
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