June 10, 2021 – Global talent solutions provider Wilson Human Capital Group (WilsonHCG) has appointed Steven Davis to head its talent consulting division. Based in New York, he will lead the firm’s global consulting team. “Having known Steve for a long time, I am very pleased to officially welcome him,” said John Wilson, founder and CEO. “He will play a pivotal role in expanding our global consulting services. And, more importantly, he will partner with clients to further their talent acquisition objectives.” Mr. Davis brings more than 25 years of experience in talent acquisition to his new role to grow WilsonHCG’s consulting practice. He will leverage expertise in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB), technology evaluation and the future of work.
Mr. Davis started his talent acquisition career in executive search before moving to Goldman Sachs where he led recruitment for seven of the company’s divisions. He also helped to build the financial institution’s veteran integration program. After leaving Goldman Sachs, Mr. Davis joined Broadridge Financial Solutions where he led global talent acquisition. During his tenure, he created a digital journey and experience for candidates, recruiters and hiring managers. Most recently, Mr. Davis was leveraging his expertise to assist fast-growing companies by building their talent acquisition infrastructures to scale.
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“I am delighted to welcome Steve to the WilsonHCG family,” said Kim Pope, COO of WilsonHCG. “He has incredible experience that will further enhance our global consulting offerings; his reputation speaks for itself.”
“I am excited to join WilsonHCG as I’ve seen the transformative work it’s doing in the space,” Mr. Davis said. “I have known the leadership team at WilsonHCG for a long time and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work alongside them to further cement the company’s reputation as one of the world’s leading talent solutions providers.”
Based in Tampa, FL, WilsonHCG provides a full suite of configurable talent solutions, including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent talent solutions and talent consulting. The firm has operated as a strategic partner to some of the world’s top brands in helping them plan and execute on talent acquisition on a global basis.
The firm has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm’s presence spans more than 65 countries and six continents. It has more than 700 employees serving clients across six continents and 40 countries.
British-based 3i Group recently agreed to invest $120 million of equity in Wilson Human Capital Group. “We have known the 3i team for a number of years and they have demonstrated a clear commitment to investing in our space,” said Mr. Wilson. “There is a strong cultural fit between our organizations and a shared ambition to continue building WilsonHCG into the global talent solutions leader. Further, 3i’s international network will enable us to continue expanding our already global footprint so we can serve our customers in even more international locations.” 3i partner and managing director Andrew Olinick, co-head of the PE and infrastructure firm’s North America private equity team and global head of business and technology services, said his firm has been tracking the RPO space and WilsonHCG for several years. “WilsonHCG’s high-performance culture and deep commitment to driving superior outcomes for its clients give us conviction that the company will continue to grow rapidly in its markets,” he said. “The business is highly regarded and is continuing its international expansion journey, following the recent acquisition of Profile in Asia, where we see the opportunity for WilsonHCG to serve its clients across all talent acquisition solutions.”
London-based 3i has two complementary businesses, private equity and infrastructure, specializing in core investment markets in Northern Europe and North America. The firm’s PE team provides investment solutions for growing companies, backing entrepreneurs and management teams of mid-market companies with an EV typically between €100m – €500m. The firm backs international growth plans, providing access to our network and expertise to accelerate the growth of companies across the consumer, industrial, healthcare and business and technology services industries.
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