Grace Blue


Grace Blue Worldwide is the only global executive search agency specializing in the advertising, marketing and communications sectors. We have placed more senior talent in this space than anyone else globally, including CEOs, Presidents, Chief Creative Officers, Heads of Planning, Chief Financial Officers, and Chief Marketing Officers.

In addition, we established Grace Blue Acquisition, a dedicated practice that extends our skill and intuition for engaging the best talent in the M&A space. We help buyers and sellers in creative and technology businesses find like-minded potential partners by putting a new focus on the human element at the heart of any deal.

We spend our time getting to know the best and brightest talent across all disciplines: advertising, media, digital, direct marketing, sales promotion, shopper marketing, broadcast, integrated production, distribution, branding and design, PR and marketing.


Hunt Scanlon’s 10 Most Important Recruiting Stories of 2016

Hunt Scanlon Media covered a lot of terrain in 2016 – and so picking our 10 most important stories will likely go down as the most difficult task our editorial team handled this year! Great comebacks, globalization, new assessment tools to review, new service offerings, Brexit, polls & surveys to analyze, talent pipelining, the influential

Grace Blue Snags Chief Talent Officer As Asia Pacific CEO

Executive search firm Grace Blue Partnership has named Jean-Michel Wu as its Asia Pacific chief executive officer to lead the firm’s expansion across the region. He will be based in Grace Blue’s regional head office in Singapore alongside APAC chairman Michael Maedel, partners Helen Duffy and Hilda Ng. In addition, he will join the global board of

Grace Blue and SI Partners Form Alliance

Grace Blue, an executive search firm focused on the communications sector, and SI Partners, a global consultancy and M&A advisor, have formed a strategic alliance to advise companies in the creative communications and digital technology space on M&A and leadership. Ian Priest, Grace Blue’s CEO, and Charles Fallon, a partner at SI Partners, will lead the effort


Jean-Michel Wu Leaving McCann for Grace Blue

SINGAPORE, October 24, 2016 — Jean-Michel Wu, chief talent officer at McCann Worldgroup APAC, is joining headhunting agency Grace Blue as its Asia-Pacific CEO, effective 1 December. Wu joins Grace Blue after two years at McCann Worldgroup. Previously, he was APAC regional talent director at WPP, where he spent more than a decade working in several talent-acquisition roles,