April 28, 2016 – Executive search firm Marlin Hawk has named Chris Crowe as senior consultant in its San Francisco office.
Mr. Crowe will provide talent management and executive search services to West Coast tech clients and, as a strategic partner to the firm’s New York operation, will use his cross-industry and cross-functional experience to support clients in other sectors.
With 15 years of experience in executive search, Mr. Crowe was previously an associate partner at Bialla Associates, handling C-level roles in technology, consumer electronics and consumer products. Prior to that, he was an independent consultant and a senior associate at Korn Ferry, where he focused on investment banking, asset management, capital markets, risk management and insurance. Earlier in his career he worked for boutique search firms involved in financial services, commerce and industry.
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“Chris shares our energy, commitment and ambition to excel on behalf of clients. He has a strong track record delivering critical, senior level mandates and is set to make a valuable addition to our talented and expanding U.S. team,” said Mark Oppenheimer, group chief commercial and innovation officer at Marlin Hawk. “We are delighted he is joining us and look forward to working alongside him.”
“Marlin Hawk has an impressive Fortune 500 client base and is making waves in the industry with its unique blend of executive search and leadership consultancy services,” said Mr. Crowe. “It’s an exciting time to join the team and to contribute to its next phase of growth.”
According to the San Francisco Bay Area Professional Employment Forecast from Robert Half, 52 percent of San Francisco Bay Area executives say it is ‘somewhat’ or ‘very challenging’ to find skilled candidates for professional level positions; 77 percent of hiring managers plan to hire for open roles in the next six months.
Marlin Hawk is a leadership advisory and executive search firm offering talent management and leadership advisory solutions services that include executive search, market intelligence & benchmarking, interim management, project services and leadership assessment. The firm has offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media