Rapidly Growing Search Firm continues West Coast Expansion

Kingsley Gate Partners grows its Northern and Southern California Footprint

Aug 11, 2015, 11:39 ET from Kingsley Gate Partners

DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingsley Gate Partners continues its rapid expansion around the globe as Tom Koch joins the firm as a Senior Partner. With residency in both Northern and Southern California, Tom is positioned to cover the Western US with ease. Tom's clients include for-profit and not-for-profit Healthcare and Healthcare Services, as well as, Fortune 500 companies in Life Sciences, Consumer/Retail and Technology. In Healthcare he partners with Integrated Health Systems, Academic Medical Centers and the universe of ambulatory and business services companies that serve Healthcare. 

For over a decade he has collaborated closely with organizations in recruiting general management and clinical leadership roles, including Board Directors, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs and CNOs. Tom has worked with one of the largest search retained search firms in the world, as well as with a boutique. Prior to building a successful search practice, Tom led HR for global organizations, including a division of General Electric and James Hardie Building Products. He also led large divisions at PepsiCo, Home Depot, and Deloitte & Touche's EPS Solutions. Recognized by peers as an outstanding professional, Tom is a past nominee for the National Human Resources Association's Executive of the Year.

Buster Houchins, member of the Office of the CEO at Kingsley Gate Partners stated that this was an important addition to the firm. "I've known Tom for almost a decade and he embodies everything that is important to us – he is client focused, team oriented and leads by example. He fills a critical need in our Health Care and other practices and we look forward to many years of success with Tom!"

"I spent the summer doing my due diligence because I wanted my next firm to be one with which I stay for the rest of my career," said Tom Koch. "As I met the various partners at the firm and evaluated their value proposition, it became abundantly clear to me that Kingsley Gate Partners is built from the ground up to become a search firm for the Digital Age. Their vision of technology tools and process was impressive and I knew that I could leverage it to deliver the highest quality service to my clients. I am delighted to be part of this exciting expansion."

About Kingsley Gate Partners

Kingsley Gate Partners is a global retained search firm who are intrinsically motivated to have delighted clients. They measure success by quick placements made with the best candidate for the role. Their proprietary tools allow for full transparency, via ClientSuite, their client portal, to securely view details of the search at any time. Kingsley Gate Partners is lauded for discovering and delivering the highest caliber, hard-to-reach executives. The addition of seasoned, global search partners has expanded Kingsley Gate Partners' reach and ability to keep up with the demand from private equity & venture capital portfolio businesses and Global 2000 companies.

Learn more about Kingsley Gate Partners; at: www.kingsleygate.com.

Contact:   Pam Smith   psmith@kingsleygate.com     650-814-4419


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