Culture Capability Continuity

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SoftBank Vision Fund, the world’s first $100B global technology investment fund, appoint Ivor Van Esch as their new VP Business Operations based in San Carlos, California. Prior to joining SoftBank Vision Fund, Ivor spent 5 years in Operations & Valuations roles at TPG Capital & TPG Global in San Francisco. The search was led and completed by Simon Clark. For more information please see https://softbank-ia.com/vision-fund.
SoftBank Vision Fund, the world’s first $100B global technology investment fund, retain The Clark Partnership to lead the search for their new Head of Portfolio Valuations based in San Carlos, California. For more information please see https://softbank-ia.com/vision-fund.
Uber, the ride hailing company and the world’s highest valued private company, appoint Edwin Linares as their new Head of Executive Compensation based in San Francisco, the search was led and completed by Simon Clark. Prior to joining Uber, Edwin spent 12 years at Charles Schwab in various Executive Compensation leadership roles and prior to that some time in Consulting firms. For more information please see www.uber.com.
SoftBank Vision Fund, the world’s first $100B global technology investment fund headquartered in London, retain The Clark Partnership to lead the search for their new MD for Fundraising & Investor Relations for Vision Fund 2. For more information please see https://softbank-ia.com/vision-fund.
SoftBank Vision Fund, the world’s first $100B global technology investment fund headquartered in London, appoint Ivan Gleeson as their new Head of Internal Audit based in London, the search was led and completed by Simon Clark. Prior to joining SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Ivan was the MD & Head of International Audit at Jefferies for 8 years and prior to that held Senior Audit roles at Mizuho Bank and Nomura. For more information please see https://softbank-ia.com/vision-fund.
Criteo, (NASDAQ: CRTO) the commerce marketing technology company headquartered in Paris, appoint Connor McGogney as the new SVP Corporate Development & M&A based in New York, the search was led and completed by Simon Clark. Prior to joining Criteo, Connor was the VP Global M&A at Nielsen for 2 years and a VP at Credit Suisse for 5 years, prior to this Connor held various Consulting roles at Accenture. For more information please see www.criteo.com.

Feel it, or forget it

It defies analysis. It defines who you are. It is the heart and the spirit of your organisation.

So this is where we begin.

Culture is felt; it’s a living thing. It’s about nuances, personality and individual quirks: the stuff that really matters when you’re scouring the world for perfect-fit leaders. Once we’ve got this innate ‘feel’ for your culture, we’re looking at the world through your eyes so we can get down to meeting your objectives.

There’s no pseudo science. Just our unique mix of intelligence, experience and creativity. The results speak loud and proud. We find you the extraordinary senior people that others miss – the leaders who will energise your performance.

The high definition search

Insight. Intuition. Focus. Experience: the elements that add colour, depth and an extra dimension to every search. Sharp end analytic technology powers the process; accuracy is a given and relevance is complete.

The moment we’ve got real perspective and good data on promising individuals, you’ll have it too. We’re talking about transparency, speed and stubborn determination – together they perfect the search.

We’ve got global reach, but we also remap the whole idea of the search. We look beyond the well-trodden terrain and apply lateral thinking at every step.

The point is, the people who will transform your leadership team are out there, but finding them means seeing things differently, with a new kind of clarity.

We start where others finish

Full stops are not our speciality. Having put all our know-how, innovative thinking, clever tech and plain graft into searching for your pitch perfect new talent, we don’t just stop and go on our way.

We want to forge and build a proper relationship and see those meticulously sourced leaders prove themselves and our judgement over and over.

We want to witness the positive impact spread through your team and shape what happens next.

Because that’s the whole point: what happens next.