Caldwell Partners Adds Partner in San Francisco – in the Financial Services Practice

Suzanne Heske brings more nearly 20 years of industry and consulting experience

Toronto– August 20, 2014 – Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSX: CWL) today announced that Suzanne Heske has joined the firm as a Partner in the Financial Services Practice, focusing on recruiting executives for searches in investment management, alternative investments and global capital markets.
“With more than 15 years of diverse sales experience in the financial services industry, Suzanne is able to leverage her extensive knowledge of alternative investments, synthetic hedge fund replication strategies, structured solutions, and asset management to her clients’ advantage,” said Paul Heller, leader of the firm’s Financial Services Practice. “Her industry knowledge and the level of trust and confidence she inspires in her clients has helped to earn her a reputation as a leading asset management recruiter on the West Coast.”

Ms. Heske joins Caldwell Partners from a boutique executive search firm focusing on the West Coast asset management space, where she was a managing director. Prior to her career in executive search, she had a distinguished 15-year career in the financial services industry, raising capital for a variety of alternative investment platforms including hedge funds, multi-asset class structured products and fund of funds.

“We are delighted to have Suzanne joining the Caldwell Partners team,” said John N. Wallace, chief executive officer. “Her diverse background in financial services gives her real insight into her clients’ most pressing issues and the ability to truly speak their language.”

Ms. Heske holds a BA in rhetoric and communications, as well as in organizational studies from University of California, Davis.

Based in the firm’s San Francisco office, Ms. Heske joins a team that includes renowned legal recruiter Kristin Hebert, preeminent venture capital recruiter Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and leading healthcare and life sciences recruiter Michael Ballenger.

About Caldwell Partners

Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. As one of the world’s most trusted advisors in executive search, the firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts. With offices and partners across North America and in London, the firm takes pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to its clients.

The Caldwell Partners’ Common shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CWL). Please visit our website at for further information.

For further information, please contact:

Caroline Lomot
Caldwell Partners
+1 416 934 2239

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