In the fast-paced world of information technology, CIOs and CTOs need to be multi-faceted leaders, able to manage, communicate and collaborate with all areas of a business. We source, appraise and deliver executive IT officers capable of leading international teams, with the vision and drive to create successful, highly valued technology organisations.

Our global information technology practice is dedicated to unearthing exceptional IT officers, from established and emerging cultures and markets. Whether their role involves the collation and analysis of data, implementing infrastructure transformations or developing a global technology roadmap, we seek out diverse candidates who possess strategic insight and commercial awareness.

Leathwaite has conducted 900 permanent IT searches, 250 executive interim placements and 150 business intelligence projects for industry-leading multi-nationals, medium-sized and SME firms, start-ups and private equity backed organisations, across financial services and related sectors.

We combine our international presence, intimate understanding of key personnel, and strong relationships with senior executives, to tap into the leadership and talent issues that drive our clients. We regularly attend industry events and produce articles exploring CIO and CTO agendas, putting us in an ideal position to source global technology talent.

Our expertise in placing IT officers spans:

  • Analytics
  • Application Development
  • Architecture
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • Data
  • Infrastructure

CEOs that make HUMAN CAPITAL their top priority, and continuously strive to engender employee loyalty, have the highest probability of realizing outsize returns.

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Case Study:

Our client, a global investment bank, was concerned about the lack of female technology talent in the organisation. They approached us, as an executive search firm committed to diversity, to help them address the problem.

We were tasked with finding 50 female IT officers at all levels, ranging from VP to Managing Director, for the business to meet. We scoured the global technology market, locating individuals from Australia to Brazil, as well as closer to home in the Netherlands.

They hailed from a wide range of organisations, but with one common trait: they were revered, well presented, credible technologists who had the ability to transform and shape technology teams across both the development and infrastructure organisations. After a thorough interview and benchmark process, we narrowed down the candidates to successfully hire over 10 individuals across multiple global regions, to tackle the diversity challenge within the organisation.

Track Record:

  • Group CIO – Global Investment Bank – New York
  • Retail CIO – Global Investment Bank – Singapore
  • Africa CIO – Global Retail Bank – Johannesburg
  • CTO / Head of Infrastructure – Asset Management – Zurich
  • Asia CTO – Global Investment Bank – New York

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