October 28, 2021 – London-based executive search firm Leathwaite has expanded with the addition of Gus de Camargo to its New York team. He will be responsible for leading and expanding the firm’s technology offering in North America, driving revenue and helping deliver talent to corporate functions. “We are extremely excited to welcome Gus to our team,” said Andrew Wallace, managing partner at Leathwaite. “Not only will he bring a tighter focus on customer relationship quality to our sales team, but also be a great role model for our employees and vendors who meet him.”
Mr. de Camargo comes to Leathwaite with 20-plus years of experience managing client relationships in executive recruitment. He has experience working in management consulting environments, leading teams, and operating in senior leadership roles. Previously, he was the leader of Korn Ferry’s North American technology practice for the the firm’s professional search business segment. In that role, he was focused on providing support and thought leadership to a highly specialized team executing technology and digital projects across a wide range of sectors/markets (financial services, consumer, industrial, high tech, life sciences/health care). That included responsibility for the firm’s overall North American practice through market expertise, engagement execution/delivery, client development, and team leadership.
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“I am thrilled to be part of the Leathwaite team. As a global boutique of highly specialized domain experts, Leathwaite is known in the tech & ops community for delivering fast and targeted work,” said Mr. de Camargo. “Given market conditions today, perhaps more than ever before, clients are seeking strategic partnerships that can make a real impact to their talent, innovation, diversity, and commercial objectives. There is a culture and track record here of humility, performance, and of client service which stood out as unique and something which I simply wanted to be a part of.”
Mr. de Camargo’s addition to the firm’s top ranks will help it to continue expanding its distinct functional-focused executive search and data services across all industries. His background and track record will enhance the firm’s capabilities in several key areas, including technology officers, engineering/architecture, digital, cloud, data/AI/ML, and information security, as well as industrial, consumer, technology, financial services, and the life sciences/healthcare industries.
“Leathwaite continues to grow and expand with an emphasis on the U.S. market,” said Paul Groce, head of Americas for Leathwaite. “Our clients continue to be incredibly receptive to our expanding capabilities as demand for delivery excellence continues to be the top need in the market.”
Leathwaite is an executive search and human capital specialist firm, delivering an interconnected range of executive search, executive interim and data and insight services. Established in 1999, the firm has developed key international client partnerships across a range of industry sectors. Leathwaite has a network of international offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Hong Kong and Zurich.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media