Todd Bennett brings more than 20 years of industry and consulting
TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Retained executive search firm The
Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced that
Todd Bennett has joined the firm as a Partner in the Industrial and
Private Equity practices, focusing on recruiting senior executives in
the transportation, distribution and logistics industry, as well as
senior operators at private equity- and venture-backed companies.
"Todd is one of the most thoughtful executives I know, and he leverages
his considerable business strength with plain old-fashioned hard work
to create amazing results," said Dave Winston, leader of the firm's
Industrial Practice. "I've known Todd for over five years and have
always been struck by his responsiveness, both in terms of speed and
content. He will become a strong force for growth and change in the
recruiting industry in short order."
Prior to joining the executive search industry, Mr. Bennett was a
hands-on executive with a history of creating and executing strategies
that increased enterprise value, improved customer relations, reduced
operating costs, and led to sustained growth and successful exits. His
last two endeavors resulted in unsolicited offers at least 50% above
Mr. Bennett's early career was spent in the consulting industry; he
became a partner at Mercer Oliver Wyman, and also spent 4 years at
technology leader Accenture. He has led high value strategy consulting
engagements on four continents and has created billions of dollars of
value for a global list of clients. He began his career in audit at
"We are delighted to have Todd joining the Caldwell Partners team," said
John N. Wallace, chief executive officer. "His 20+ years of direct
industry and consulting experience have given him real acumen in the
areas of strategy, operations, technology and finance. Additionally,
having spent a large part of his career in the client's seat, he has
real insight into what is most important to clients."
Mr. Bennett earned a BS in accounting from the State University of New
York at Albany, is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Based in the firm's Dallas office, Mr. Bennett joins a team that
includes preeminent industrial recruiter Dave Winston, renowned
technology recruiter Jim Bethmann and industry-leading life sciences
and healthcare recruiter Michael T. Kelly.
About Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is one of North America's premier providers of
executive search and has been for more than 40 years. As one of the
region's most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a
sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and
senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and
partners across North America, and a strategic presence in London and
Hong Kong, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of
service and expertise to its clients.
The Caldwell Partners' Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at www.caldwellpartners.com for further information.
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SOURCE: The Caldwell Partners International Inc.
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