David Barrett Partners

David Barrett Partners

David Barrett Partners Celebrates 10 Years and Announces the Opening of its Hong Kong Office

David Barrett Partners, a leading global boutique executive search firm specializing in investment and wealth management, is pleased to announce that, as it marks its 10th Anniversary, it is expanding to Asia, adding to its existing presence in the global financial centers of New York, London and Boston.

New York City (October 14, 2015) -- David Barrett Partners is pleased to announce it is celebrating the firm's ten-year anniversary along with the opening of its Hong Kong office. Since September 2005, the firm has been fortunate to have been able to build a global business by partnering with its clients and developing relationships with outstanding leaders across the investment world.

Through offices in New York, Boston, London and now Hong Kong, the firm is honored to serve an exceptional local, regional, and global client base of traditional and alternative money managers, endowments, foundations, family offices and sovereign wealth funds.

David Barrett Partners is delighted to welcome Philip Williams as head of its Hong Kong office. Philip has focused on investment and wealth management executive search for 13 years, initially in London and since 2009 in Hong Kong. He has completed searches for senior investment, distribution, and business leadership roles in the Asia region for traditional and alternative investment firms. Philip has extensive experience in working with local, regional and global clients. He shares the firm's collaborative style and is an excellent fit with its client centric, transparent approach to search execution.

In David Barrett Partners' line of work, as in the investment business, success begins with people. The firm was founded in New York ten years ago by a team of investment management recruiting industry veterans from large global firms who were drawn to the notion of establishing a focused investment and wealth management boutique, intent on best serving clients by aligning interests. Achieving the goal of building a global boutique hinged on partnering with accomplished and like-minded professionals; and each partner is proud of the team they have assembled.

David Barrett Partners' London office, opened in September 2009, is led by twenty-year industry veterans, Tory Hyndman and Marcus Hanbury. Their team, including Nick Huggett and Harriet Hyde, serves clients in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Last year the firm announced the opening of its Boston office, which now includes founding partner Anne Keyser, John Knapp and Bob Gorog who combined have over forty-five years of investment management search experience.

Now, with the addition of Philip Williams and his Asia market experience, the firm significantly enhances its ability to serve our global clients and better access talent globally.

The New York headquarters consists of five recruiters, including three of the founding partners David Barrett, Darryl Adachi and Ted Kister, as well as Adwoa Taylor and Elizabeth Havens, bringing the combined firm experience to over 180 years of global buy-side recruiting.

The launch of the Hong Kong office is an important step in realizing the goal of being the only boutique search firm exclusively dedicated to investment and wealth management recruiting with a true global footprint.

About David Barrett Partners
David Barrett Partners is a global boutique retained executive search firm specializing exclusively in investment and wealth management recruiting. Founded in 2005, the firm is comprised of fifteen consultants in New York, London, Boston and Hong Kong, who have over 180 years of combined global buy-side recruiting experience. The firm partners closely with clients in recruiting exceptional senior leadership talent across all functional disciplines in the investment and wealth management marketplace. Their recruiting experience spans institutional, mutual fund and high net worth organizations; hedge funds and funds of funds; endowments, foundations, and plan sponsors; family offices; and sovereign wealth funds. Assignments include searches for chief executive, chief operating and chief investment officers; senior professionals in investments, marketing, sales and client service; and senior functional business leaders. For more information, please visit www.davidbarrettpartners.com


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