Caldwell Strengthens Financial Services Recruiting Capabilities with Addition of David J. Bernard to London Office

Toronto and London – September 20, 2018 – Retained executive search firm Caldwell (TSX: CWL) today announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in the global markets and investment banking space with the addition of David J. Bernard as a partner in the firm’s Financial Services Practice, based in London.

With more than 20 years’ experience in financial services executive recruitment, Mr. Bernard focuses on delivering international, senior-level chief operating and financial executives to some of the world’s leading financial services companies.

“David has extensive experience, a vast network at the highest levels of the major investment banks in EMEA, Asia and the US, and in-depth knowledge of the ever-changing financial services market,” said Paul Heller, co-managing partner of Caldwell’s Financial Services Practice. “His reputation for impeccable search work and long-standing relationships with clients and candidates alike precedes him.”

“David’s expertise in cross-border and international searches at the highest levels of banking across Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and emerging markets will be especially valuable as we continue to expand our practice geographically,” said Glenn Buggy, co-managing partner of Caldwell’s Financial Services Practice. “He is an excellent addition to our global financial services team, and we look forward to the future.”

Mr. Bernard joins Caldwell from a global executive search firm serving the financial services industry, where he built and led the firm’s Corporate Officers Practice. Previously, he built and managed COO and business management practices for two leading search boutiques.

Mr. Bernard studied business and finance at the University of Gloucestershire.

“Our focus remains on making strategic additions of high caliber, seasoned partners who have the experience and the drive to help us make our clients better, more competitive and more successful by connecting them with transformational talent,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “David’s deep market intelligence, client focus and long-standing industry relationships make him a smart addition to the Caldwell team.”

Based in the firm’s London office, Mr. Bernard joins leading financial services recruiter Alex Alcott, and prominent infrastructure and transportation recruiter Lucy Antrobus.

About Caldwell

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, Latin America and Asia Pacific, we take pride in delivering an unmatched level of service and expertise to our clients.

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