Marlin Hawk Names Two New Partners

May 12, 2016 – Executive search firm Marlin Hawk has promoted John-Claude Hesketh and Lisa Peacock-Edwards to serve as partners.

Mr. Hesketh is responsible for the financial services & insurance practice at the firm across the U.K., Europe and Asia. His practice delivers senior level mandates across technology, operations, risk, finance, digital, customer experience and senior executive leadership (CEO, business and product head). His practice also runs bespoke partnership programs, incorporating talent management services such as research, organizational design, benchmarking, mapping and pipelining. Clients span a range of markets from retail banking, credit cards, mobile payments and insurance to investment banking, asset management, hedge funds and fintech. He joined the firm in 2012 as a consultant and was appointed associate partner in 2014.

“John-Claude has developed many of our global financial services accounts by combining wise strategic counsel with incisive search delivery and relentless commitment to quality,” said Jonathan Hime, group managing partner at Marlin Hawk. “He is an invaluable member of our leadership team and we congratulate him on this tremendous achievement.”

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Ms. Peacock-Edwards is responsible for client delivery across the firm’s financial services and commerce & industry practices in The Americas. She works with customer-centric Fortune 50 businesses across a range of sectors, including retail, FMCG, TMT, financial services and consumer products & services. Her expertise covers most C-suite functions, including general management, marketing, commercial, strategy, HR, insights & data, finance, digital & e-commerce, supply chain & logistics, technology, legal, operations and shared services. She joined the firm’s New York office as associate partner in 2014, having formerly headed its commerce & industry practice in the U.K.

“Lisa sets the bar high in terms of her leadership, standards and client commitment,” said Mark Oppenheimer, managing partner for the Americas at Marlin Hawk. “The explosive growth of our U.S. business over the past two years would not have been possible without her first class delivery and this promotion recognizes that outstanding contribution.”

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.

Just recently, Marlin Hawk added Chris Crowe as senior consultant in its San Francisco office. He provides 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.

Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media

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