November 25, 2014 – Designs on Talent, a talent strategy and talent acquisition consulting firm, has appointed Gail Winans as the firm's vice president of client services. Leveraging a blend of executive search and corporate executive recruiting experience, Ms. Winans will be responsible for the firm's business development and client satisfaction activities. She will also serve as a talent strategist, working with clients to optimize their talent acquisition practices. Ms. Winans previously spent five years with Hewlett-Packard, leading executive recruiting for the Americas region. In this role, she helped develop and implement the global internal executive recruiting function at H-P while managing a team of in-house executive search professionals responsible for full life-cycle recruiting in the Americas. She also gained executive search experience with Korn Ferry and Herbert Mines Associates. "Throughout her impressive career, Gail has worked with senior leaders of some of the world's most recognizable brands, and she has built a track record of finding the executive talent needed to drive innovation and business results," said Linda Brenner, managing director. Designs on Talent is talent strategy and talent acquisition consulting firm.