About Us

You rely on your leaders to design and engineer your success. Indeed, nothing is more important to achieving competitive advantage than having the right leaders in place. This task is inherently difficult – without a trusted partner. No retained search firm is better qualified to help you win a war for leadership talent than WinterWyman Executive Search.

We’re experts at finding – and recruiting – the executive talent you want. And, given our unique structure, we have the flexibility to reach out to the best executive candidates without restriction.

Our proven, transparent and structured approach to retained search gives you exclusive access to our specialized executive search consultants, associates and dedicated research team. To ensure that our focus is always razor sharp on your engagement, we will assign a dedicated team to your search that will see it through until completion. These are positions that are critical to the success of your organization and we will ensure you secure the best candidate the market has to offer.

Each retained search, from talent specification, research and candidate presentation to reporting, selection, background checking and negotiation is led by a seasoned WinterWyman Executive Search SVP or Principal with organizational and talent acquisition expertise. All searches are supported by a team of Associates who are tenacious about finding the perfect candidate for your opportunity and a professionally certified and credentialed Research team that time and again is able to find the unfindable.

With a 40+ year foundation of success and trusted advising, we’re an authority on executive hiring and retained search. Our clients are leading organizations – from the most innovative startups to some of the most recognized global brands – and they appreciate that we’ll provide a full understanding of what’s available in the market as well as our commitment to only taking on searches we’re confident we can complete successfully.

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What sets WinterWyman apart from other recruitment firms is the caliber of our staff. Led by a senior leadership team with an average of 18 years with the company, the median tenure for our employees is more than seven years.

All WinterWyman recruiters are specialists in their disciplines and many have worked in their respective fields previously. Since the recruiters are specific to one functional area, they offer in-depth understanding, expertise and a consultative approach to both candidates and client companies.

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News Briefings

WinterWyman Places CHRO at Excelitas Technologies

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Why such pent-up demand for top flight HR experts? Corporate leaders want HR leaders who are sophisticated, proactive and strategic-minded, with strong business savvy to drive their people capabilities like they would a P&L, according to

Texting Seen as Trendy Way to Keep In Touch with Candidates

Executive search consultants will tell you that developing and maintaining a positive and professional relationship with candidates is one of the main factors that contribute to their mutual success. Clear, concise and timely communication is key to developing that relationship. But what about texting? A new report by WinterWyman Executive Search’s Meghan McFee concludes that texting

Want to Attract Talent? Follow These Top Guidelines

In today’s digital age, it’s easy for anyone to become a company’s advocate or critic. No matter your industry, the internet has given a new voice to the masses. When thinking about your company’s hiring practices, it’s crucial to consider the experience your candidates are having from start to finish. There will come a time

Five Ways HR Can Maximize Data and Analytics
Five Ways HR Can Maximize Data and Analytics

Big data is rewriting the script for how companies around the world do business. The market for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to $203 billion in the next three years. For human resources, the implications include better and more efficient talent management processes, greater insight into whether a candidate will be

Press Releases

WinterWyman Executive Search Places the VP, Internal Audit at Driscoll’s

NEW YORK, June 19, 2017 — WinterWyman Executive Search has placed Brett Hennie, CPA as Vice President of Internal Audit at Driscoll’s, a global market leader in the fresh berry category. WinterWyman Executive Search’s Senior Vice President and Partner Robin Daman led the search. As Driscoll’s Vice President of Internal Audit, Hennie will report to the Audit

WinterWyman Executive Search Places the VP, Global Controller at Casper Sleep

NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 — WinterWyman Executive Search has placed Robert Mannix, CPA as Vice President, Global Controller at Casper Sleep. WinterWyman Executive Search’s Senior Vice President and Partner Jonathan Mazzocchi led the search. As Vice President, Global Controller, Mannix will manage Casper’s global accounting organization for efficient and value-added processes while developing, managing and mentoring the Corporate

WinterWyman Executive Search Places the VP of Talent at Monotype

NEW YORK, May 8, 2017 — WinterWyman Executive Search has placed Michelle Kelly-Donohue as Vice President of Talent at Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TYPE). WinterWyman Executive Search’s Senior Vice President and Partner Beverly Morgan led the search. As Monotype’s VP of Talent, Kelly-Donohue will be responsible for creating an innovative, robust and results-oriented talent management agenda that encompasses strategies for employment

WinterWyman Executive Search Retained by Hollingsworth and Vose to Lead the Search for a CHRO

NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 — WinterWyman Executive Search has been retained by Hollingsworth & Vose to lead its search for a Chief Human Resources Officer. WinterWyman Executive Search’s Senior Vice President and Partner Beverly Morgan will lead the search. Hollingsworth & Vose is a privately-held global leader in the supply of advanced materials for filtration, battery separator and

WinterWyman Executive Search Places the CFO at Great Elm Capital

NEW YORK, March 27, 2017 — WinterWyman Executive Search has placed John Woods, CPA as Chief Financial Officer at Great Elm Capital Management (GECM). WinterWyman Executive Search’s Senior Vice President and Partner Jonathan Mazzocchi and Managing Director and Partner Ian Ide led the search. As GECM’s CFO, Woods will own the corporate reporting function of GECM as well

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