About Us

Wilton & Bain provide Executive Search and Leadership Advisory services to businesses going through transformation and change.

We are a global firm but we think like a growth business. Our diversity of ideas and approach match our clients’ ambition and innovation. With Wilton & Bain there is no groupthink, just the constant pursuit of greatness. That’s because we nurture clients, candidates and our own people so we all benefit.

Wilton & Bain is unique in the breadth of our offering. We offer deep heritage in executive search and interim management, with expertise in placing specialist hires and creating effective talent strategies.

Leadership & Advisory – We provide consultancy services that are driven by the constant pursuit of greatness.

Executive Search – We are global in our reach, but think like a growth business when finding leadership talent

Interim Management – We provide the senior expertise clients need now to deliver against strategic vision

Specialist Hires – We source highly-skilled experts in their fields to ensure day-to-day business growth and excellence.

Achievements

Solutions And Expertise

Wilton & Bain – its flagship executive search business which is recognized as an industry leader having won several awards and accolades. The firm has 5 sector-agnostic practices that are functionally aligned to  clients talent needs across Strategy, Change & Transformation, Technology Officers, HR, Customer & Commercial and Risk, Legal & Compliance. They service a wide range of clients from Professional Services to Media, Financial Services to Retailers, Technology to Private Equity.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Trade Finance
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Unemployment Falls to 6.2 Percent as Businesses Continue to Reopen

Employment rose by 379,000 in February as the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. That’s down from a peak of 14.7 percent in April, but still far above the 3.5 percent rate in February before the coronavirus pandemic led to mass economic

The Hunt for Cyber Technology Leaders Heats Up as Risks Multiply

With technology has come the insatiable – and merciless – need for talent. Having the right leaders and teams in place is now more critical than ever. Cyber technology leaders appear in various forms: chief information security officer (CISO), chief information risk officer, chief security officer (CSO), VP information security, chief trust officer, chief information

5 Workplace Trends to Watch in 2021

While executives have long recognized that well-being is important, the COVID-19 pandemic brought home how significant it really is. Work and life, health, safety and well-being became inseparable in 2020. Amid unprecedented workforce disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are enacting radically new ways of working and operating – and the C-suite is taking action to

Wilton & Bain Appoints Partner

London-based executive search firm Wilton & Bain has named Jay Siddiki a partner. He is responsible for sector specializations including telecoms, media and infrastructure in the firm’s interim practice. “This promotion is deserved by Jay after his intensely hard work to establish himself within the senior interim market as a trusted advisor to board level leaders across his

Press Releases

Wilton & Bain Promote Jay Siddiki to Partner

(Jan. 2021) Jay Siddiki, responsible for Telecoms, Media and Infrastructure in the Interim practice at Wilton & Bain, has been promoted to Partner. Praising Jay Siddiki on his recent promotion, Interim Managing Partner James Humphreys said, “This promotion is deserved by Jay after his intensely hard work to establish himself within the senior interim market

The Inclusive Culture Pledge 2020: Our Commitment to Building an Inclusive Culture

Wilton & Bain has joined leading companies from a range of sectors and industries in signing the Inclusive Culture Pledge in 2020, an initiative managed by diversity consultancy The EW Group. Our Pledge: ‘In 2020, we will build an inclusive culture by improving multicultural inclusion and gender diversity within the workplace.’ Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Wilton & Bain Promotes James Royall to Partner

Based in London, James Royall leads the Interim Technology Practice. James Humphreys, Managing Partner for Interim, says, “Congratulations to James Royall for being promoted to Partner at Wilton & Bain. James’ achievements in his time here thus far are truly admirable.  I have no doubt that James has the potential to build the Interim Technology practice into

Wilton & Bain Secures Robert Villa-Coleman as Partner in our Global Specialist Hires Team

Mr. Villa-Coleman will be based in the London HQ but with oversight across the global business. The Specialist Hires Global Professional and IT Services Practice engages with some of the world’s leading Management Consulting, Technology Services and Advisory firms to provide top talent across mid – senior level. Jason Addicott, Managing Partner of Specialist Hires, says; “Rob is

Multimedia

Podcasts

There’s much talk about blockchain and cryptocurrencies, but for those not deeply immersed in digital, just what they are, how they work and why they matter may not be immediately obvious. To shed some light on these questions, we talk to Yaroslav Writtle, who is developing the Fintech practice.

Hiring Intelligence
A successful new hire can have a big impact on the business
they join. Equally, an unsuccessful one can cause real damage. So how does a recruiter assess whether a candidate has got what it takes to deliver…

Corporate Finance In The Interim World
In this podcast, Andrew Clatworthy discusses the impact of Brexit on M&A activity – who the winners and losers might be, how this might affect the interim market for senior finance professionals, which particular areas within finance are seeing most demand for high-quality interims.

Why Do IT Programs Fail
Björn Ovar Johansson is a board-level interim CIO and technology leader with a successful international background as a ‘strategic problem solver’ in professional services, retail, life science, healthcare / NHS, banking and financial services sectors.

What is Customer Experience?
WBMS Partner, Jason Rommer, is passionate about all
things ‘consumer’ and an evangelist for the importance of the ‘customer experience’. But just what is customer experience, why is it important and who should be responsible for it?

An Interview with Lucy Feltham
Lucy Feltham, Managing Partner of Wilton & Bain’s San Francisco office, has spent her whole career at Wilton & Bain. But as she tells the listeners in this informal chat, in 2014 she took a 12-month sabbatical to do something completely different, setting out to write a book on the A-Z of British subcultures.

Into The Valley
Despite the crazy cost of living, inflated salaries and high taxes, Silicon Valley is still the place to be if you’re in tech, whether as a start-up or an established player.

 

Talent Talks

Recruiting Transformational Leaders

In this brand new episode of ‘Talent Talks,’ Hunt Scanlon host Rob Adams is joined alongside Colin Baker, Partner in the Global Technology Officers practice of Wilton & Bain. In this exclusive podcast, Mr. Baker reflects on what transformational leadership really means, what characteristics to look for in transformational leaders and how best to recruit