Global Sage Expands Its U.S. Financial Services Practice In Boston And Los Angeles

Global Sage has launched a major expansion of its North American executive search practice with the hiring of a new partner in Boston and the opening of an office in Los Angeles.

Katie Vande Water joined Global Sage earlier this month as a partner based Boston. Katie brings over 30 years of executive search experience in Investment Management & Research, Private Wealth Risk Management, Investment Operations & Servicing, Financial Officers, Audit, Compliance & Legal, and Risk Management. Prior to joining Global Sage, Katie served as Partner for a top-five executive search firm as well as holding leadership roles at several global boutique executive search firms. Earlier in her career, Katie worked at Wellington Management and Putnam Investments as part of their internal executive search teams.

Global Sage's new Los Angeles office will be led by Douglas Mann, Managing Director. Douglas joined Global Sage in 2018 and previously worked in the firm's New York office. Douglas has more than 20 years of executive search experience focused on global insurance and other areas of financial services. He has worked on engagements for clients within the Life/Annuity, Property & Casualty, Reinsurance and Health insurance sectors. Douglas has extensive experience recruiting talent within the Data Science, Actuarial, Predictive Analytics and overall Business Intelligence space for traditional insurance clients as well as relevant InsurTech & FinTech organizations.

"Katie's extensive experience in investment management will further enhance the world-class capabilities of our global team," said Louisa Wong, Executive Chairperson of Global Sage. "A permanent presence in Los Angeles will better position us to help our clients access top financial services and FinTech talent on the West Coast."

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