Professional and Financial Services Executive Search

As PricewaterhouseCoopers alumni, the Founding Partners of Waterford Global have their professional roots in the world’s largest professional services firm.  PwC became a client early in our corporate history and, since then, our firm’s practice in professional and financial services executive search has grown exponentially to include a portfolio of clients conducting business locally, nationally and internationally.


Professional and Financial Services Executive Search – Areas of Practice

Our firm’s experience in partnering with our clients in professional and financial services, to help solve the complex challenges they face, has contributed to our expertise in providing recruitment services in the following areas:

As an international executive recruiter, Waterford Global assists chartered banks and credit unions access world-class leadership. Our executive research and competitive intelligence capabilities allow our firm to identify and attract talent that adds to transformational leadership at banks and credit unions.

Waterford Global Inc. and its founders have deep roots in the “big 4”. As PwC alumnae, our executive team has a unique understanding of the skills, capabilities, and personalities that provide transformative leadership within the world’s largest accounting and professional services firms. The big 4 hold a special place in our firm’s heart, and our projects in this space have been some of our most exhaustive, challenging, and successful.

As a search firm with core competencies in talent ranking, competitive intelligence, and executive research, Waterford Global is proud to serve key partners in the property and casualty insurance industry. As a retained executive search firm, Waterford Global regularly delivers global recruitment services to partners in property and casualty insurance.

Waterford Global’s history of service in the life insurance industry is as old and storied as our firm itself. Our partners and associates regularly deliver service to insurance clients, and we have amassed a significant database of industry leaders and confidantes. As a retained recruiting firm partner, we work closely with client leadership to help add to industry-leading teams.

Our search firm has completed several key strategic search and talent acquisition projects for leaders in the auto insurance space. Our Canadian and global reach, combined with our proprietary talent mapping techniques have ensured that our projects in the auto insurance industry have seen success in the forms of transformative leadership, and extremely high retention rates.

Waterford executive has a long history of service in investment management for both institutional and private wealth advisory organizations. As a retained executive recruitment agency, with experience in highly regulated industries, our entire team is committed to the diligence and confidence required to complete sensitive talent search and acquisition projects for industry leaders in the investment management space.

Our focus on fit competitive intelligence allows us to successfully fill for positions where fit is paramount. Leading venture capital firms often come with a highly unique culture, and fast pace of work. Our firm focuses on creating value and maximizing returns by building strategic, high-performing management teams in private equity and venture capital firms (PE/VC) and in their portfolio organizations.

Waterford Global has conducted senior executive search projects for leaders in public sector lending and insurance. Our search firm has the experience and understanding required to identify and attract leadership with the skills and experience that leaders in public sector lending and insurance require.

Servicing clients in this sector have included domestic and international search engagements, recruiting candidates in the world’s leading financial centers.  Our global footprint and corporate infrastructure allow us to effectively service clients and engage with candidates, irrespective of location.

At Waterford Global, we have more than three decades of executive search experience, working with professional and financial services institutions to build teams and individuals that turn into industry leaders. We are unmatched in the depth of our expertise in the financial services sector and have the insight and resources to continue to help organizations meet new opportunities and challenges as they arise.

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“I have worked with Waterford Global for six years. They understand my business, ask the right questions, and develop a thorough search plan that works. They provide us candidates that we simply would not find on our own. They have become a counsel to me on senior executive recruitment and I value their opinion.”

President and CEO
Canadian insurance firm

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