About Us

Founded in 2002, Westwood Partners is a global retained executive search and advisory boutique focused predominantly on financial services. We execute senior-level assignments worldwide across Global MarketsGlobal Banking, and Asset Management. Working with both the buy-side and sell-side affords us unique access to market intelligence, industry leaders, and top talent. We are dedicated to providing our clients with high-quality, differentiated consulting and executive recruitment services, including:

Westwood is comprised of senior financial services professionals who possess extensive subject matter knowledge, global reach, a creative approach, and a successful track record partnering with clients. Our team works closely with clients to help them assess the competitive environment, prioritize their critical business objectives, and optimize their organizational structures to compete most effectively in the future. We are one of only a handful of global boutiques executing assignments in all regions of the world. We cover North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East from our headquarters in New York. Greater China, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan, and Australia are served by our offices in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Westwood provides clients with transformational solutions to their human capital needs, helping them create a culture of change and growth. Leveraging our unique in-house research capability, Westwood excels in complex assignments which often require innovative, customized solutions. This strategic mindset enables us to partner with clients on business-building, multiple-mandate relationships.

We value long-term relationships above short-term gain, and emphasize mutual respect, honesty, discretion, and integrity in all our relationships. As advisors and executive search professionals, we understand that the expertise and insight we impart will have a significant impact on our clients’ businesses, as well as the careers and lives of numerous individuals. As a result, we adhere to the highest code of professional ethics and are resolved to work in good faith at all times.

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Westwood is comprised of senior financial services professionals who possess extensive subject matter knowledge, global reach, a creative approach, and a successful track record partnering with clients. Our team works closely with clients to help them assess the competitive environment, prioritize their critical business objectives, and optimize their organizational structures to compete most effectively in the future.  We are one of only a handful of global boutiques executing assignments in all regions of the world.  We cover North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East from our headquarters in New York.  Greater China, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan, and Australia are served by our offices in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Westwood provides clients with transformational solutions to their human capital needs, helping them create a culture of change and growth. Leveraging our unique in-house research capability, Westwood excels in complex assignments which often require innovative, customized solutions. This strategic mindset enables us to partner with clients on business-building, multiple-mandate relationships.

We value long-term relationships above short-term gain, and emphasize mutual respect, honesty, discretion, and integrity in all our relationships. As advisors and executive search professionals, we understand that the expertise and insight we impart will have a significant impact on our clients’ businesses, as well as the careers and lives of numerous individuals. As a result, we adhere to the highest code of professional ethics and are resolved to work in good faith at all times.

Solutions And Expertise

Founded in 2002, Westwood Partners is a global retained executive search and advisory boutique focused predominantly on financial services. We execute senior-level assignments worldwide across Global MarketsGlobal Banking, and Asset Management. Working with both the buy-side and sell-side affords us unique access to market intelligence, industry leaders, and top talent.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Executive Search
Industries
Functions
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

Career Transitions – How Do You Get Going?

Whether it’s planned or unplanned, a career transition can be a stressful experience for anyone. This is a time when senior executives need professional advice to make sure they’re heading in the right direction, whether that means networking with headhunters or seeking advice from a career coach. It’s too important to just leave this to

How CEOs Can Best Prepare to Leave the Top Post

The privileged position of a chief executive officer (CEO) brings many benefits and rewards. But it can also be isolating and intensely demanding. Research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles found that only 13 in every 1,000 CEOs of publicly listed companies move on to a comparable position. So where do they go — and how

Job Growth Rebounds in June; Unemployment Rate Sits at 3.7 Percent

Employers added 224,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate stands at 3.7 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The increase, the largest since January, topped the 162,000 forecast by economists. The June gain is the 105th consecutive month of job growth. The number of unemployed currently stands at 6.0

Despite Drop in Unemployment, Wages Remain Concern for Many Workers

With unemployment hovering at 4.1 percent, many companies face the recurring question of how to attract and retain top talent in a candidate-driven landscape. In order to remain competitive, it is essential for companies to focus on trying to boost wages or reevaluate their benefits packages, according to a new survey from Adecco USA. Nearly