David Burton Joins the Leadership Team at Wilton & Bain
David Burton has joined the leadership team at Wilton & Bain to help drive the strategic growth of the Group. He will also take a lead role in developing the international advisory boutique’s executive search arm, where his initial focus will be to help expand the Global Professional and IT Services Practice.
Mr Burton has over 25 years' experience in executive search with a focus on management and technology consulting, technology services and systems integration, Big Four accounting, tax and advisory, business services and legal.
He has completed numerous international assignments, typically at Managing Partner/ Partner and EVP/SVP/VP levels across multiple industry sectors and functions.
Before joining Wilton & Bain, Mr Burton spent eight years with global search firm CTPartners where he was European Head of Professional & Technology Services and latterly a member of the firm's global leadership team. Prior to this, he spent 11 years with Korn Ferry, where he was senior client partner in the firm's Global Technology & Professional Services Practice.
Mr Burton is an economics graduate of the University of Wales and spent three years with Arthur Andersen post-graduation before entering the search industry.
Commenting on the appointment Founding Partner of Wilton & Bain, Jeremy Mobbs said: “We are delighted that David will be joining the leadership team at Wilton & Bain as we enter an exciting period of growth for the Group."
David Burton added: “After nearly 25 years of working with the larger major search brands, it was hard to resist the opportunity to help grow one of the most respected international boutique brands in the world of professional and technology services."
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