NEW YORK, January 24, 2019 – Executive search firm Ward Howell International has appointed Phil Schneidermeyer as Partner in the Technology & Innovation, Health Care/Life Sciences and CIO/CTO/Cyber practices. Schneidermeyer brings 25 years of executive search experience working across all sectors. He specializes in Cyber, CIO and CTO leadership and talent advisory services.
Prior to joining Ward Howell International, Schneidermeyer spent 14 years with another global executive search firm. He started his search career with the world’s largest global executive search firm and rose through the ranks to serve as managing director and Global Chief Information and Technology Officers Practice leader. Entrepreneurial by nature he left the firm to start a boutique executive search firm which later merged with Highland Partners.
“Phil is an accomplished advisor who understands the growing demands on C-suite executives due to the seemingly constant advances surrounding technology, data and security,” said Asad Haider, President – Americas, COO and Member of the Board. “His depth of experience is a welcome addition to our growing technology and innovation team.”
Since 2008 Schneidermeyer has served on the Advisory Board for Year Up New York, an organization providing young urban adults with professional skills, technical training and corporate apprenticeships. Since 2010 he has served as a Judge for CIO Magazine’s CIO 100 Awards.
“I’m excited to be a part of an agile, growing global executive search firm,” said Phil. “Ward Howell International is a well-respected brand name in the search industry and each of my new colleagues have years of experience building trusted advisor relationships across the C-suite.”