October 5, 2016 – Executive search firm RSR Partners has named Wyatt Uhlein as a senior member of the firm’s financial officers and investment banking practices. He will be based in RSR’s Greenwich, CT and New York offices. In his new role, Mr. Unlein will take a lead role in executing searches throughout the financial services spectrum, while advising the firm’s senior leadership on market trends and business development.
Mr. Uhlein joins RSR Partners from UBS, where he served as an investment banking recruiter, leading searches at all levels in the Americas. Earlier in his career, he founded StoneHouse Search Partners, an investment banking, hedge fund, and private equity recruiting firm.
“As we continue to grow our business, Wyatt’s talents and experience will continue to broaden our firm’s capabilities,” said Bruce Robertson, head of the firm’s financial officers practice. “His track record of success in recruiting finance leaders across a wide variety of industries will certainly benefit our current and future clients.”
“With increasing growth in the financial sector, I am excited to join RSR Partners to help drive the firm’s financial officers and investment banking recruiting efforts,” Mr. Uhlein said. “And I look forward to working with my new colleagues to strengthen our practices and develop new client relationships.”
From Corporate to Search
Hunt Scanlon Media has seen a recent trend among corporate recruiting and HR executives reestablishing themselves as executive recruiters:
- Curran Partners recently added Robert F. Obst as a new partner. Mr. Obst brings more than 40 years of corporate experience in talent acquisition and organizational development. His “inside experience and perspective will be most helpful in recruiting, as well as providing HR consulting services,” said the firm in a statement. Most recently, he was chief human resources and facilities officer for MacroGenics;
- Johnson Executive Search named Carol Crawford to lead the firm’s newly established HR division. Ms. Crawford spent 17 years as chief human resources officer (CHRO) with McKenna Long & Aldridge, which grew during her tenure from a mid-sized regional firm to an Am Law 100 firm with an international presence;
- Executive search firm Salveson Stetson Group added Michael A. Biondolillo as senior vice president in its Radnor, PA office. Most recently, he served as SVP of HR for Henkel Corporation – Americas. During his career, he led other global human resource initiatives for QVC, Inc.; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals; Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company; MG Industries; and General Electric;
- Sheffield Haworth recently appointed John Budriss as executive director of corporate officers in the firm’s technology practice. He most recently ran all talent acquisition for Bloomberg and was CHRO leading talent and people-related activities for Bloomberg’s enterprise division. He formerly served as global head of talent acquisition at Thomson Reuters;
- Plymouth Search Partners – Signium added Mark S. Fogel as managing director in its New York City office. He formerly served as CHRO for Success Academy Charter Schools. He is the recipient of multiple human resources leadership and innovation awards nationally, including the Society for Human Resources (SHRM) human capital leader of the year award and HR Executive Magazine Honor roll designation;
- Summative Executive Search named George Hotter as an advisor. He previously served as worldwide talent acquisition leader at IBM, where he led the worldwide talent acquisition strategy and execution for the critical strategic growth areas of cloud, analytics, security and sales.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media