Marlin Hawk Appoints John-Claude Hesketh As Partner

Leadership advisory firm Marlin Hawk has promoted John-Claude Hesketh to the position of partner, responsible for the financial services & insurance practice across the UK, Europe and Asia. Hesketh joined the firm in 2012 as a consultant and was appointed associate partner in 2014.

Hesketh’s FS practice delivers senior level mandates across technology, operations, risk, finance, digital, customer experience and senior executive leadership (CEO, business and product head).  It also runs bespoke partnership programmes, incorporating talent management services such as research, organisational design, benchmarking, mapping and pipelining. Clients span a range of markets from retail banking, credit cards, mobile payments and insurance to investment banking, asset management, hedge funds and fintech.

“John-Claude has developed many of our global financial services accounts by combining wise strategic counsel with incisive search delivery and relentless commitment to quality”, said Jonathan Hime, Group Managing Partner at Marlin Hawk. “He is an invaluable member of our leadership team and we congratulate him on this tremendous achievement.”

Marlin Hawk is a global boutique advisory firm focused on the next generation of leaders. It is ranked no. 3 in Retail Financial Services & Insurance within Executive Grapevine’s UK executive search market report 2015. The firm has offices in London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore. Hesketh is based in the firm’s London office.