Sheffield Haworth Recruits Sam Wallace and Expands US Presence, Opening a Los Angeles Office
Sheffield Haworth is delighted to welcome Sam Wallace as a Managing Director to the firm’s Consulting, Technology & Services Practice. Based in Los Angeles, Sam will be responsible for leading and growing the Practice across the Americas.
Sam is an experienced consultant, with an extensive track record focusing on senior hires for technology and professional services companies, with specific emphasis on product innovation, technology infrastructure, strategic sales and corporate engagement. Prior to joining Sheffield Haworth, Sam led the North American Technology Sector for Professional Search at Korn Ferry, combining search and Talent Advisory solutions. She later joined search boutique Carmichael Fisher as Global Head of the Technology Practice. Sam is also a founding Board member of the LA Chapter of UPWARD Women, a global network for executive women to share knowledge to accelerate career advancement.
In her role at Sheffield Haworth, Sam is focused on nurturing and developing relationships with clients across the technology and consulting sectors. The new Los Angeles office will also provide a base for the firm’s already established teams which are working with numerous clients on the West Coast. Commenting on Sam’s appointment and Sheffield Haworth’s wider US expansion, Alex Cormack, Group Managing Director at Sheffield Haworth, said,
“We are very excited to have Sam on board with us and she will be a significant asset to the team. With our business actively working across the US, we believe that now is the right time to establish an on-the-ground presence for our clients on the West Coast. This will enable our talent solutions to be embedded into the local ecosystem, which is particularly important in the current climate.”
Ben Richardson, Global Managing Director, within the Consulting, Technology & Services Practice, said, “We are thrilled that Sam has decided to join us. Sam brings a huge amount of experience and a broad network across the technology sector to our team. As we continue to expand our Americas business and our global offering to support clients, it is essential that we have established ourselves in one of the largest technology hubs in the world.”
Julian Bell, Head of Sheffield Haworth Americas, said “it is exciting that Sam is joining us to further build out our US CTS practice and as part of our firm’s general expansion in the US. We will be making further appointments within CTS and other teams even as we weather the current crisis.”
Adding her enthusiasm about joining Sheffield Haworth, Sam said, “I’m very excited to be joining the Sheffield Haworth team. This is a great opportunity and I am excited to work for a business which continues to challenge itself, while also remaining agile and flexible. The philosophy and values of the firm really resonate with my own beliefs and I am looking forward to bringing this to our clients.”