Toronto and Atlanta – August 5, 2020 – Retained executive search firm Caldwell (TSX: CWL) today announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in the consumer packaged goods sector with the addition of Dave Pitfield as a partner in the Atlanta office and a member of the Consumer, Retail & e-Commerce Practice. Mr. Pitfield leads C-suite and senior executive searches for clients in a variety of sectors within the Consumer space, with a focus on general management, sales and marketing roles.
“Consumer Products companies are challenged in today’s environment by supply chain issues from product availability to physical distribution. Dave’s expertise in the consumer products and packaged goods space is a real asset to our practice and our clients in both the US and Canada,” said Jeff Lemming, managing partner of Caldwell’s Consumer, e-Commerce & Retail Practice. “With a 20-year track record of success in recruiting senior executives, he’s a fantastic addition and we are extremely pleased to have him join the Caldwell team.”
Mr. Pitfield joins Caldwell from Korn Ferry, where he was a senior client partner in the Consumer and Industrial practice. Previously, he was a partner at Barton Executive Search, a leading boutique firm specializing in consumer products and related industries.
Mr. Pitfield began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he held roles of increasing responsibility throughout the sales organization. He also spent time as a sales executive at PurchasePro.com, a leading e-Commerce company in the business-to-business field.
Mr. Pitfield holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Miami University.
“We continue to focus on enhancing our market presence and capabilities by making targeted additions to the team in strategic sectors and practices,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “Despite the current uncertainty in the market, Caldwell offers stability and a host of opportunities for high calibre partners, and we are very pleased to welcome Dave to our team.”
Based in Caldwell’s Atlanta office, Mr. Pitfield joins a team that includes Jeff Lemming, leader of Caldwell’s Consumer Practice, Rodes Cole, a partner in the Professional Services Practice and Rich Perkey, a partner in the Financial Services Practice.
At Caldwell we believe Talent Transforms. As a leading provider of executive talent, we enable our clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit and retain their best people. Our reputation–nearly 50 years in the making–has been built on transformative searches across functions and geographies at the very highest levels of management and operations. We leverage our skills and networks to also provide agile talent in the form of flexible and on-demand advisory solutions for companies looking for support in strategy and operations. With offices and partners across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, we take pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to our clients.
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