Ken has expertise in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on financial services, having worked and recruited in virtually all industry segments.
He is an integral member of the Global Financial Services Practice, and he contributes vast expertise to the Industrial, Board Services, Human Resources and Social Impact Practices.
30 years’ experience in executive search
Member of the Financial Services, Industrial, Board Services, Human Resources and Social Impact Practices
Experience working in and recruiting for virtually all segments of financial services, with special focus on the insurance sector, including asset management divisions, and corporate and investment banking
Additional sector expertise in professional services and public sector
Functional expertise in C-level and board appointments across multiple industries
Partner and board member at another premier search firm; head of the New York office and Chairman of the financial services practice
Broad business background with experience in corporate finance/M&A and strategic planning at GE Capital, Peat Marwick Mitchell and Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
Covered OPEC countries for Citibank; worked in Dubai as deputy head of operations for the Persian Gulf, later moving to Athens
Director of Housing Finance for the US Department of Housing & Urban Development
Global Industry Practices
Banking & Capital Markets
Global Cross-Sector Practices
Education & Certifications
MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago
Postgraduate degree in accounting from New York University
Chemistry degree from Lafayette College
Affiliations & Awards
Member, Board of Chancellors, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; also served on the international board of directors’ executive committee, chairman of the nominating committee
Former member, board of directors of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC)
Former member, board of trustees of Lafayette College
Received the Eleanor H. Raynolds Award for excellence in executive search with a strong commitment to community service and volunteerism toward charitable causes
Selected as one of North America’s top recruiters in The New Career Makers by John Sibbald