Our bespoke approach to Executive Recruitment and Board Search is grounded in the understanding that every requirement is unique.
The team has considerable experience in local and international cross-border work at the most senior levels. It is underpinned by the recognised judgement and expertise to balance necessary skill sets and personality/cultural fit, ensuring candidates meet organisational needs.
Johnson Partners in New Zealand has an established track record of senior executive recruitment with over 90% of our work at Board, CEO and C-Suite level.
A recipient of the Inaugural Global Idea Award for Diversity and Inclusion in 2021, we are committed to identifying and building truly diverse executive teams that mirror the present and future constituency of their customer or client base. Embedded diversity ensures organisations remain relevant, driving high performance particularly in areas of transformation or growth.
The expansion of Johnson Partners into Auckland and Christchurch occurred through the acquisition of Caldwell New Zealand, creating a truly trans-Tasman Executive Search firm with five locations across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland and Christchurch.
Johnson Partners across New Zealand and Australia fully utilises global Practice Groups through its international Alliance Partnership with The Caldwell Partners International Inc., one of the world’s premier providers of executive search. Caldwell International is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and has 22 locations across Canada, United States, Europe and the United Kingdom.
Simon Monks is Managing Partner, New Zealand and brings over 30 years’ executive search and leadership advisory experience in Asia Pacific and international markets.
Peter is a Partner in the firm's Industrial, Energy, Utilities and Venture Capital practices.
Nicola is a Partner within the Financial Services and Professional Services Practices.
Natalie is a Partner working within both the Consumer, Retail and Industrial Practice and Technology, Communications & Strategy Practice.
Wendy is a Director, based in New Zealand, where she supports the firm’s Partners in the successful execution of search assignments.
Katie is a New Zealand-based Director, who supports Partners in the execution of search assignments across a range of sectors in Australia & New Zealand.
Barbara has worked in executive search and leadership consulting for almost twenty years in New Zealand and Australia.
Madi is a Senior Associate based in Sydney.
Olivia has worked in Executive Search since 2016, supporting Partners in the execution of assignments across a broad range of industries.
Wendy is the Practice Manager & Project Co-ordinator for Johnson Partners New Zealand.