Ben Machtiger is the chief marketing and strategy officer for Spencer Stuart, and has been a member of the firm’s management team since 2004. He is responsible for leading and managing marketing and communications programs worldwide, including brand strategy, practice level programs, intellectual capital development, digital marketing, media relations, business development support and the positioning of service offerings. In his strategic capacity he leads firm efforts spanning firm strategy, competitive strategy and marketplace insights.

Building Brand Experience

  • Ben also oversees the firm’s client and candidate satisfaction program, and is involved across many other initiatives in areas such as market research, client and candidate experience, culture and internal communications.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 2004, he was managing partner of the New York office of Prophet, a global marketing and strategy consultancy serving leading multinationals. Ben previously served as chief marketing officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.
  • He spent 19 years with Young & Rubicam (within the WPP group) in multiple roles and business units, including leading global integrated marketing relationships for key strategic clients such as Accenture and AT&T. Within Y&R, Ben also served as chief operating officer of the B2B marketing agency Marsteller Advertising, a managing director of Burson-Marsteller, and as a managing director of PaineWebber/Y&R Ventures (an M&A consulting group).

Ben is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University, and also received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.