About Us

At Caldwell, they believe Talent Transforms. As a leading provider of executive talent, the firm enables clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit and retain their best people.

The firm’s reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. In addition to executive search, the firm leverages its skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

At its root, its business is about people – specifically, its ability to connect clients with the right talent for their organization. They do this by using expert knowledge, experience, training and process to identify and assess and attract the best candidates in a way that benefits the reputation of clients and profession.

With offices and partners across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the firm is able to give clients market coverage and access to talent across the globe. This allows the firm to serve clients in a much more integrated way, with a seamless global team of professionals who have a similar focus on excellent client service and quality execution.

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At Caldwell, they have assembled an elite team of partners with hands-on experience and extensive industry knowledge across all major industries at the very highest levels of management and operations. Its search teams are successful in working across a broad range of sectors, from early-stage privately funded firms and foundations, to global organizations, institutions and all levels of government. They firm serves as consultants to clients on all matters pertaining to human capital needs, including succession planning, compensation assessment, recruitment strategies and competitive analyses.

In addition to executive search, the firm leverages skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

Solutions And Expertise

At Caldwell, their reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. In addition to executive search, the firm leverages its skills and networks to also provide agile talent solutions in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Onboarding
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Functions

News Briefings

Caldwell Posts 45 Percent Q4 Revenue Decline; Full-Year Results Down Nearly 20 Percent

Toronto-based Caldwell posted Q4 revenues of $11.3 million (Canadian), a 45.7 percent decrease from a year ago. Full year revenues declined by 18.7 percent, from $69.7 last year to $56.7 million. Like many companies, the search firm’s performance was heavily impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. “Fiscal 2020 was a year unlike any other,” said John Wallace, chief

New Ways to Move the Needle on Diversity Hiring

As executive search professionals, Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Gina Barge of Caldwell have taken note of a lack of diversity at large technology companies. A new report they have co-authored examines why there are limited opportunities on senior leadership teams for people of color and women, and what can be done to change the trajectory. The recruiters say

Caldwell Recruits Chief Product Officer for Built In

Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor, managing partner of the private equity and venture capital practice at Caldwell, along with consultant Gina Barge, recently placed Saurabh Goorha as chief product officer of Built In, a venture-backed leader in the tech recruitment industry. Mr. Saurabh is an experienced chief product officer and general manager for SaaS, B2B and B2C products, and ML

Caldwell Names Leader of Caldwell Advance

Toronto-based Caldwell appointed Ben Jaksich as managing director and leader of Caldwell Advance, the firm’s recruitment offering focused on emerging leaders and advancing professionals. He will be based in New York. “Having Ben at the helm of our Caldwell Advance team further strengthens our ability to connect our clients with transformational talent,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer

Press Releases

Renewable Energy Group Appoints Walter Berger to Board of Directors

(Sept. 3, 2020) Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) announced today that it has added Walter Berger to the company’s Board of Directors. Caldwell is pleased to have served as a trusted partner in this successful board search. Mr. Berger brings a broad cross-section of experience with commercial, product, operating, strategic, M&A, and financial responsibilities

Caldwell Places Claudine Bianchi as CMO of LeanIX

Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Claudine Bianchi as chief marketing officer of LeanIX, a provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions in Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM). The strategic hire comes at a time of unprecedented growth for LeanIX as it re-shapes the Enterprise Architecture (EA) sector with its

Caldwell Places Tracie Beckwith as SVP of HR at Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA, March 10, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Tracie Beckwith as the senior vice president of HR at Golden State Medical Supply, Inc. Ms. Beckwith was formerly Division Human Resources Leader, Parker Hannifin. About Golden State Medical Supply, Inc. GSMS, INCORPORATED is a Veteran-Founded, U.S. based company serving

Caldwell Places Yale Prodos as CMO of The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

Los Angeles, CA, March 3, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Yale Prodos as the chief medical officer of The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation. Prodos is formerly chief medical officer, West Hills Hospital and Medical Center/HCA. About The Oncology Institute Founded in 2007, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

Caldwell Places Teresa Dietrich as Chief Product Officer at Stack Overflow

January 26, 2020 – Caldwell is pleased to announce it has placed Teresa Dietrich as Chief Product Officer at Stack Overflow. With over 20 years of experience, Dietrich has a successful track record of solving complex problems within large, medium and startup companies throughout the technology, media and service industries. Dietrich joins Stack Overflow from McKinsey