Caldwell Partners Adds Partner In Philadelphia
Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has announced that John Strackhouse has joined the firm as a Partner in the Industrial and Technology practices.
“We are delighted to have John joining the Caldwell Partners team,” said John N. Wallace, Chief Executive Officer. “John’s creative approach and strong global relationships have enabled him to execute complex searches for board directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs and other senior-level roles and be of counsel to many leaders across North America and beyond. His breadth and depth of experience with clients from start-ups to fortune 500s will be a strong and synergistic complement to our Industrial and Technology teams. Additionally, his recruiting expertise in private equity and venture capital industry and at the CEO and board level will add important strength to our existing capabilities in those areas.”
Mr Strackhouse joined Caldwell Partners from another executive search firm, where he was a partner in the Private Equity and CEO & Board practices. Earlier in his career there, he helped create and co-lead the global e-business practice. He also helped build the firm’s relationship with the World Economic Forum and assisted in placing some of the leaders of the Forum.
Mr Strackhouse is quoted in publications, including Financial Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek and Fortune, on topics ranging from global talent management and board effectiveness to C-suite leadership. Most recently, he spoke at the Wharton Club in San Francisco on CEO succession. He was also a featured contributor at the 2011 World Economic Forum in Dalian China, where he participated in a panel discussion about cross-cultural compensation.
Prior to joining his last employer, Mr Strackhouse worked for British Petroleum (ARCO) and served as a general manager for the Tab Products Company. During his early career, he held a progression of management positions in Philadelphia, Atlanta and Toronto.
Mr Strackhouse received his BA from Pennsylvania State University and serves on the board for Penn State’s Smeal College of Business.
Based out of Philadelphia, Mr Strackhouse joins practice teams led by technology recruiters Jim Bethmann and Denise Tobin and industrial recruiter Dave Winston.
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