C-Suite Executive Search for a Global IT Consulting Firm
Global IT Consulting Firm Insights
AGlobal IT Consulting Firm, with operations spanning over 30 countries, has been a leading light in technology consulting and digital solutions. Servicing more than 300 customers, the firm ensures a smooth transition into the digital and cloud realms, specifically addressing mobile, social, analytics, and IoT solutions.
Executive Vice President for Global Cloud Offerings
The firm recognized that in the digital transformation era, a "One-Size-Does-Not-Fit-All" approach was inefficient. Hence, the role of the Executive Vice President for Global Cloud Offerings was created. This position was to work as a thought leader, directly engaging with top-tier client executives such as CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, and CDOs. Their primary responsibility would be to suggest optimal cloud practices tailored to each client's unique needs.
Precise Executive Recruitment
Vantedge Search, as a premier executive search firm, was commissioned for this mission-critical task. This new role, reporting directly to the CEO, held immense significance. It would set the trajectory for scaling Cloud Native/PaaS competencies and would also require the person to attend industry conferences and develop new presentations and case studies. The need for discretion was paramount; certain competitors were off-limits, and any missteps could lead to unintended exposure of the role.
Deliberate Headhunting and Executive Search Process
The search kicked off with extensive research into the talent pool that had similar cloud and DevOps offerings. Initial conversations with potential candidates set the direction for the search. Vantedge Search, acting as the firm's executive search partner, focused on candidates who were loyal, had managed substantial portfolios, and could speak technically about the client's cloud offerings. A meticulous executive recruitment strategy was implemented, emphasizing the importance of executive presence.
Executive Talent Acquisition Triumph
The conclusion of the executive search processwitnessed the successful placement of a candidate with a two-decade-long tenure in the IT domain. Loyalty shone as a key attribute, with the individual having served a single organization throughout his career. With an impressive background in Application Modernization and Cloud modernization, the selected executive possessed the drive and vision that resonated with the firm's CTO.
Setting the Stage for Cloud Dominance
The selected executive's appointment augments the client's already strong position in the cloud and digital space. With his experience, technical proficiency, and forward-looking approach, he is poised to usher the company into a new era of cloud modernization. This addition to their leadership, facilitated by Vantedge Search, promises to significantly bolster their growth trajectory and further their dominance in the IT sector.