Jim Carty is a member of the firm’s Financial Officer and Human Resources practices, focusing on executive recruitment and development. He brings more than 25 years of consulting and human resources experience to his role as a specialist in senior financial and human resources officer searches across all industries, particularly in the industrial sector.

Global HR and consulting experience

  • Jim's clients include Fortune 500 companies and private equity sponsored entities, as well as emerging and midsize firms.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Jim was chief people officer for Agility, a leading global logistics, defense services and private investment company. He led Agility’s global HR function from the Kuwait headquarters, overseeing the doubling of the company’s workforce to more than 30,000 employees during his tenure.
  • Earlier, at Deloitte & Touche, Jim helped launch a Europe-wide practice providing consulting services to the finance and human resources functions of global organizations with $300 million in revenues. He then led the communications industry practice before being promoted to chief people officer for the Americas.
  • Jim began his career at Accenture, where he spent nine years developing a strong technical background and providing human capital, systems and change management consulting expertise to the finance and human resources functions of clients in financial services, life sciences, energy and manufacturing.

Jim holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where he was an Allied Corporation Fellow.