DALLAS – February 7, 2018 – Kingsley Gate Partners, the leader in retained executive search that helps ensure a lasting fit between its clients and placed candidates, today announced that Alison Woodhead joined the company as a senior partner. Woodhead will be based out of the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Woodhead brings more than a decade of retained executive search and marketing experience to Kingsley Gate Partners. Her expertise spans a variety of industries and functions with an exceptional track record placing executives in finance, general management, operations and marketing roles within private equity, technology, and CPG companies.
“Alison has a diverse skill set that will help us continue our efforts to ensure the perfect strategic fit between executives and companies,” stated Nancy Albertini, senior partner, Office of the CEO, Kingsley Gate Partners. “She brings unique insights and background across a variety of key industries that will help us to continue to transform the field of retained executive search.”
Prior to joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Woodhead was a senior client partner at Morgan Samuels, and was responsible for securing, leading and executing retained executive search and talent consulting assignments on a global basis. She also worked with clients to support their human capital needs, including succession planning, talent assessment and executive coaching. Earlier in her career, she worked in brand management and marketing roles at The Walt Disney Company.
Ms. Woodhead earned her MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and received her bachelor’s degree from Bard College.
About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages the scientific interviewing approach of its Synchronous Fitä framework, deep industry insights of a world class cadre of consultants and state-of-the-art technology to deliver greater transparency and faster results that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. Headquartered in Dallas, the partnership employs search consultants worldwide with expertise in private equity, life sciences, financial services, technology, manufacturing and professional services. The firm works with best of breed organizations like Best Buy, CenturyLink, Ernst & Young, Here, Ford, Ingram Micro, Medtronic, Neustar, Veritas and Warburg Pincus. For more information, go to www.KingsleyGate.com.