September 16, 2014 – Search firm Sheffield Haworth has appointed Rob Sloan as managing director and head of its Americas executive talent advisory practice. Mr. Sloan will lead efforts to broaden the range and depth of the firm’s offerings, to include talent management services encompassing executive benchmarking, assessment, succession planning, and team effectiveness consulting. “As Sheffield Haworth aspires to ‘uptier’ its market presence, the new advisory practice will play a central role in supporting the existing practices on an upward glide path,” said Mr. Sloan. Most recently, Mr. Sloan was a partner at Egon Zehnder where he played a key role in the growth of the firm’s financial services practice through client development and client service activities. He served a term as practice leader for the U.S. financial services practice at Zehnder and was responsible for several of the firm’s U.S. and global relationships throughout his tenure with the firm. “The addition of Rob Sloan to the management team is a further illustration of our firm’s ability to attract proven leaders to the firm. Rob’s wealth of knowledge and depth of client relationships will further enhance our strategy of growing the business globally at the board and senior management level,” said Mike Hammond, CEO. Sheffield Haworth is a global executive search, research and human capital advisory company focusing on the financial services industry across all sectors and borders.