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Whitney Partners - New York

Jana Byrne

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  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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Jana Byrne has 20 years of senior-level, financial services executive recruiting experience. Prior to joining Whitney Partners, Jana was a Consultant and Chief Knowledge Officer at David Barrett Partners, a leading buy-side executive search firm. Before that, she was Head of U.S. Research and Execution at a specialist wealth management search boutique where she executed searches for private banks and HNW and UHNW wealth management organizations. 

Previously, Jana was a Director for five years with Global Sage, a financial markets executive search firm, in their New York and London offices. She helped establish the European buy-side practice which focused on hedge funds and sovereign wealth clients, and covered capital markets and investment banking assignments in both Europe and the U.S. 

Jana began her search career at Armstrong International, a London-based executive search boutique specializing in investment banking and capital markets. Jana joined Armstrong in 1991, and during her ten years with the firm helped build the equities practice and supported the development of the fixed income and investment banking platforms.

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Whitney is one of the most recognised and respected names in the executive search industry serving financial services firms. We were voted the #1 global financial services executive search firm by the Economist Intelligence Unit survey of over 2,500 financial services professionals. 

We focus on core clients, offering dedicated specialist coverage with the ability to leverage geographically diverse relationships. We maintain sophisticated proprietary database across all sectors of financial services and corporate coverage. 

Our consultants have successful and relevant industry experience – this allows for in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs, credibility in the marketplace and the ability to comprehensively assess candidate capabilities. We have constructed team lift-outs and mergers and acquisitions as part of providing solutions for client objectives.

747 Third Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10017 
+1 212 508-3500