Westwood Partners


Founded in 2002, Westwood Partners is a global retained executive search and advisory boutique focused predominantly on financial services. We execute senior-level assignments worldwide across Global Markets, Global Banking, and Asset Management. Working with both the buy-side and sell-side affords us unique access to market intelligence, industry leaders, and top talent. We are dedicated to providing our clients with high-quality, differentiated consulting and executive recruitment services, including:

Westwood is comprised of senior financial services professionals who possess extensive subject matter knowledge, global reach, a creative approach, and a successful track record partnering with clients. Our team works closely with clients to help them assess the competitive environment, prioritize their critical business objectives, and optimize their organizational structures to compete most effectively in the future. We are one of only a handful of global boutiques executing assignments in all regions of the world. We cover North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East from our headquarters in New York. Greater China, Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan, and Australia are served by our offices in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Westwood provides clients with transformational solutions to their human capital needs, helping them create a culture of change and growth. Leveraging our unique in-house research capability, Westwood excels in complex assignments which often require innovative, customized solutions. This strategic mindset enables us to partner with clients on business-building, multiple-mandate relationships.

We value long-term relationships above short-term gain, and emphasize mutual respect, honesty, discretion, and integrity in all our relationships. As advisors and executive search professionals, we understand that the expertise and insight we impart will have a significant impact on our clients’ businesses, as well as the careers and lives of numerous individuals. As a result, we adhere to the highest code of professional ethics and are resolved to work in good faith at all times.

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Predicting the future could practically be its own business sector. Whether the prognostications are coming from the Magic 8-Ball, Punxsutawney Phil or CNBC’s Jim Cramer, people want to know what lies ahead. So it was that Hunt Scanlon Media rounded up a collection of soothsayers from the search industry to provide their insights about the changes that