May 14, 2015 – Goldsmith & Co, an executive search firm focused on asset management, has appointed Paul Charles as a partner in its San Francisco office. Mr. Charles was previously a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ financial services practice, focusing on search and advisory work for asset management, private equity, hedge fund and wealth management clients across North America. He was also a member of the firm's global legal, risk and compliance team.
Mr. Charles was Heidrick’s principal of the year for North America in 2013, before being named partner in 2014. His previous search experience includes serving in roles with Hodge Niederer Cariani, Major Lindsey & Africa and Longbridge International.
"Paul’s addition to Goldsmith & Co further strengthens our West Coast presence, while adding complementary, global expertise in asset management. His experience, character, and entrepreneurial approach are a natural fit with our culture,” said Cliff Dank, chief operating officer.
Goldsmith & Co is an executive search firm focused on connecting leading companies in the global financial services industry with senior executives and experienced investors. The firm is dedicated to providing quality search services to its commercial and investment bank, brokerage firm, asset management, hedge fund, private equity, and private foundation and endowment clientele.