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Whitney Partners - New York

John Wright

john wright

  • Office: Whitney Partners - New York
  • Location: New York (NY), United States
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  • Fields: Financial Services

ABOUT

John Wright is a Senior Managing Director and Partner of Whitney Partners. Mr. Wright is a financial services generalist with a focus on investors and capital markets. Mr. Wright is one of the most highly recognized executive search consultants serving the financial services sector. He has an exceptional track record of building businesses and has made many transformational placements across all segments of financial services including hedge funds, asset managers, insurance firms, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers, banks and brokers. Mr. Wright was previously the founder of two financial services search firms, Executive Access, an Asia-Pacific regional practice, and Global Sage, the first search firm from Asia to become truly global. Both firms were sold to Asian interests.

Mr. Wright and the firms he founded have consistently been ranked No. 1 in the industry internationally by AsiaMoney, The Economist and The Times of London. Prior to joining search, Mr. Wright was Editor of The Wall Street Journal in Asia. John has served on various boards of higher and secondary education institutions as well as hedge funds and private corporations.

John holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Lewis & Clark College. Mr. Wright speaks German, Chinese, Hindi (Nepali) and Japanese.

Client Service Areas:
Investors 
Capital Markets

Contact Whitney Partners

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 
new-york@penrhyn.com
http://www.whitneypartners.net/