The Talent Business Adds Andy Wardlaw As Managing Partner
Andy Wardlaw joins The Talent Business’ London office as Managing Partner. He will be directly responsible for spearheading a significant expansion in The Talent Business’ ability to deliver the world’s best ‘creative tech’ leaders and senior talent. He will also play a key role in opening the eighth office in The Talent Business’ global network in Los Angeles. Andy will work alongside Global Chairman & CEO Gary Stolkin, and The Talent Business’ global management team. He starts on January 25th.
The Talent Business is the world leader in executive search for creative businesses, with hubs in London, New York, Singapore, Shanghai, Sao Paulo, Dubai and Berlin. Their seventy talent strategists secure transformational leaders and rising stars across all disciplines for the world’s leading communications agency groups and client side organisations that leverage creativity for commercial edge.
“Andy has a unique global perspective on leadership and senior talent in creative tech businesses. He’ll play a key role in launching our Los Angeles office in 2016, and he’ll give us even more clout when it comes to delivering transformational leaders and progressive talent across our network,” said Gary Stolkin, Chairman and CEO, The Talent Business
At AKQA, Andy headed up the global digital network’s international recruitment team, with responsibility for regional and domestic senior hires. With offices in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia, AKQA has earned numerous international accolades for creative excellence and industry innovation, including winning Agency of the Year a record 34 times.
"The Talent Business is the only global executive search firm that specialises in marketing, advertising and communications, and more creative leaders are hired through them worldwide, than by any other company in this space. I am excited to join them to champion the global drive in LA and beyond,” said Andy Wardlaw, Managing Partner, The Talent Business