Paul Groce


Based in New York, Paul is a Partner and Head of Americas, leading the growth of Leathwaite’s U.S. business. A search professional with 20 years of global experience, his portfolio of work includes more than 500 CIO, CTO and other C-level executive engagements within financial services, retail, life sciences, manufacturing and service industries. His work includes several successful engagements with global F100 organizations, as well as PE-backed companies.

Prior to joining Leathwaite, Paul was with Heidrick & Struggles as a partner in their global CIO practice while serving concurrently as head of the firm’s global digital initiative, Heidrick Connect. Before this, Paul was a founding member of CTPartners’ financial services practice and global head of the CIO and operations practice.

Paul served with distinction as a U.S. Army infantry officer abroad. He then worked in the process control industry supporting energy plants and nuclear facilities, and has served in the White House Presidential Personnel Office.

Paul graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree and earned his MBA in Finance from Auburn University’s College of Business.

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