CTPartners names new partner

CTPartners said Thursday that it has named Jefferey DeFazio as a partner in the firm’s consumer and retail practice. DeFazio will be based in CTPartners’ San Francisco office. Headquartered in New York, with offices all over the world, CTPartners is an executive search firm that serves a wide variety of sectors, including private equity and venture capital.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CTPartners (NYSE MKT:CTP), a leading global retained executive search firm, announced today that Jefferey DeFazio will join the Firm’s Consumer and Retail Practice as a Partner based in San Francisco.
DeFazio has worked with leading global brands in the consumer and retail industry, placing board members and senior executives in multinational companies, and has also recruited for smaller fast-growing private equity- and venture capital-backed organizations. He joins CTPartners from another major search firm where he spent three years leading the consumer practice on the West Coast.
His corporate experience includes executive positions with Black and Decker, Kohler, Jacuzzi Brands, Coleman and private equity-backed companies where he led growth and turnaround oriented strategies that resulted in successful shareholder returns and exits.
Brian Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of CTPartners, said, “Jeff is a bright and focused consumer practice executive search consultant, possessing the qualities and traits that are a terrific match to the CTPartners values. His work is impressive, as is his client list, and I know that he will be successful joining our thriving Consumer and Retail Practice.”
Tim Boerkoel, Global Head of the Consumer and Retail Practice, said, “We are very excited to have Jeff join our team. His experience in the consumer sector is a great complement to our global practice. Jeff understands that clients want talent assessment, acquisition and management strategies, and he can deliver all of these capabilities.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining a multinational team that cares deeply about client service, global collaboration and measured results. The CTPartners operating platform leverages an impressive set of technologies creating real time, continuous transparency for clients,” said DeFazio.
About CTPartners
CTPartners is a leading performance-driven executive search firm serving clients across the globe. Committed to a philosophy of partnering with its clients, CTPartners offers a proven record in C-Suite, senior executive, and board searches, as well as expertise serving private equity and venture capital firms.
With origins dating back to 1980, CTPartners serves clients with a global organization of more than 400 professionals and employees, offering expertise in board advisory services and executive recruiting services in the financial services, life sciences, industrial, professional services, retail and consumer, and technology, media and telecom industries. Headquartered in New York, CTPartners has 24 offices in 16 countries.