Based in Spencer Stuart’s Dublin office and with more than 20 years of executive search experience, John focuses on identifying CEOs, COOs and chief technology officers (CTOs), as well as other senior-level functional leaders. He works with clients to identify leaders who can drive change and create long-term shareholder value. John’s work spans the life sciences (pharmaceutical and healthcare), technology, financial services and not-for-profit sectors.

C-suite search expert

  • John joined MERC Partners in 1995 and became a partner in 1998; Spencer Stuart acquired MERC Partners In July 2019.
  • John has successfully conducted domestic and international executive search assignments for CEOs, COOs and CTOs for clients in the manufacturing technology, life sciences and financial services sector. He has worked with the Irish Government and co-led searches for the CEO of a number or leading domestic institutions.
  • John’s early career was spent in the UK working for a leading financial services institution in a combination of HR and operations management roles.

John is graduate of National University of Ireland, Maynooth University. John is a member of the Institute of Directors and Dublin Chamber of Commerce, and is on the information and communications technology committee of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce.

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