Kensington International Names David Shpiz as Technology Practice Leader
OAK BROOK, IL, July 15, 2016 —Kensington International, a preeminent human capital and talent management firm, today announced that David Shpiz has joined the firm as Executive Vice President within the Executive Search Division.
David will lead the firm’s technology practice, focusing on private equity-backed companies. He will provide executive search and human capital solutions backed by Kensington’s unique approach to talent management. For close to 30 years, Kensington International has been a leader in identifying new talent for organizations, and has developed a full suite of capabilities using proprietary datadriven tools to assess and improve management teams.
Prior to joining Kensington and since 2013, David was a Partner at Kindred Partners, a leading executive search firm placing executives in high-growth technology companies. In addition to his Kindred experience, David’s background includes several years at Intel in marketing and product management and working as an equity research analyst in the communications software sector at Thomas Weisel Partners. He also worked with Heidrick & Struggles – executing technology-related searches for venture capital, private equity and public companies. In addition to supporting portfolio companies, David has successfully conducted professional searches for leading investment management teams.
Brian Clarke, a Founding Partner at Kensington International noted, “While Kensington has had an incredibly robust Private Equity practice for many years, the ability to expand what has traditionally been consumer, healthcare and industrial work to now include the technology sector is very exciting. Dave and his work on both coasts can be highly leveraged in terms of supporting the ever-increasing Chicago and Midwest-based PE-backed technology plays.”
David will be based in Chicago and will manage the practice across the U.S.
About Kensington International
Kensington International ranks among the largest and most successful Talent Management Firms in the U.S. and provides Executive Search, Leadership Development/Selection – Assessment and Outplacement services to its clients. The firm serves organizations that range from $50 million to $130 billion in size, works across all key industry sectors and in many instances provides all three services to a single client.
Kensington International serves its clients outside the U.S. through its Partner Organizations – Career Partners International and Agilium World Search Partners.