Ward Howell International Launches Private Equity Recruiting Practice

Ward Howell International has launched a private equity search practice which includes partners Asad Haider, Hank Flores, John Pothin, Mark Bradley and Sonia Prais. 

Collectively, the team has experience in consumer, industrial, technology, energy, luxury and Omni channel retail businesses.

Mr. Flores is a partner at Ward Howell, where he co-leads the CPG practice for the Americas region and heads the firm’s global marketing leadership practice. He has been in executive search for nearly 10 years. Mr. Pothin, a partner in the firm’s consumer and industrial practices, has more than 30 years of combined business and leadership experience including several senior global leadership roles in human resources.

Mr. Bradley, venture capital practice lead, has been recruiting top talent in the high tech and consumer electronics industries for 34 years. Ms. Prais, a partner in Ward Howell’s life sciences practice group, has 20 years of experience in executive search, having worked in the U.S. and across Europe and Asia.
“We’ve been reminded by our clients in private equity that our unique talent perspective and advice to PE funds and leaders of portfolio businesses have tremendous value in the marketplace,” said Mr. Haider, who serves as president for the Americas at Ward Howell. “We are thrilled to focus resources on this market opportunity and share our talent insights.”