August 17, 2015 – Former CTPartners recruiter Tom Koch has joined executive search firm Kingsley Gate Partners as a senior partner.
He joins fellow former CTPartners veterans Buster Houchins, Umesh Ramakrishnan, Raj Kapoor, and Adam P. Kohn, whot joined Kingsley Gate Partners over the past month. Mr. Koch’s clients include for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare and healthcare services, as well as Fortune 500 companies in life sciences, consumer/retail and technology. In the healthcare sector, he partners with integrated health systems, academic medical centers and ambulatory and business services companies that serve healthcare. At Kingsley Gate he will cover search assignments in the western U.S. for the firm. For over a decade he has collaborated with organizations in recruiting general management and clinical leadership roles, including board directors, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs and CNOs.
Mr. Koch was previously a member of the global HR and life sciences practices at CTPartners. Prior to that, he was principal consultant in the general business and human capital practice of McDermott & Bull. He has over 20 years of senior human resources leadership experience and has led HR for global organizations, including a division of GE and James Hardie Building Products. He also led large divisions at PepsiCo, Home Depot, and Deloitte & Touche’s EPS Solutions business.
“I’ve known Tom for almost a decade and he embodies everything that is important to us – he is client focused, team oriented and leads by example,” said Buster Houchins, member of the office of the CEO at Kingsley Gate Partners. “He fills a critical need in our healthcare and other practices and we look forward to many years of success with Tom.”
“As I met the various partners at the firm and evaluated their value proposition, it became abundantly clear to me that Kingsley Gate Partners is built from the ground up to become a search firm for the digital age,” said Mr. Koch. “Their vision of technology tools and process is impressive and I know that I can leverage it to deliver the highest quality service to my clients.”
Founded in 2006, Kingsley Gate recruits senior leadership positions for private equity and venture capital portfolio businesses and Fortune 100 companies.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media