SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global executive search and advisory firm Heads! International today announced that Elspeth Renshaw has joined the firm as a Partner based out of its Hong Kong office leading diversity initiatives for their global clients. Elspeth will support the executive search firm on gender diversity specific assignments and will lead the Global Gender Diversity Advisory business, taking to market unique ROI-focused gender initiatives including 'Back-to-Work' and 'Advocate for Change' programmes.
Prior to joining Heads! International, Elspeth ran her own successful consultancy globally for three years advising CEOs and C-suite executives on how to enhance business performance through gender diversity initiatives. Clients have included major global firms such as Citigroup as well as regional firms such as ANZ.
An Australian living and working in Asia for the past 15 years, originally in Tokyo and then Hong Kong, Elspeth spent much of her career in senior CHRO roles in the Financial Services industry. This included regional CHRO roles at Lehman Brothers, Citadel (the largest tech-driven hedge fund worldwide) and Blackrock. She began her career in the Australian diplomatic service.
Elspeth said, "It is a privilege to be part of a tier one advisory firm that is truly future focused on the criticality of leadership diversity. Heads! International has a deep understanding of the need for balance in the talent line-up of the future. Importantly, the business is unrelenting in its pursuit of women's representation in executive level decision making roles and has now developed that competency into sophisticated consulting gender-based services. It is an exciting phase and I share their excitement and commitment".
Heads! is an international executive consultancy focused on recruiting both senior-level executives and non-executive directors; advising Public, Private and Investor-backed companies in the Digital & Technology, Consumer/Retail, Financial Services and Industrial sectors on leadership capital imperatives. Established in 1998 by a number of high profile executives as well as search and consulting professionals to challenge the predominant approach to executive search, Heads! has 120 consultants and 12 offices across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
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