Fortune Magazine Interviews Top Executive Recruiters at Cowen Partners

      CFO Turnover at Fortune 1000 Companies Spiked 30% Since Last ear

      Of those who’ve moved so far in 2023, 29% retired, and more than a third (37%) took over a new role in the same organization.

      “One example that comes to mind is at Chevron Corporation. Eimear P. Bonner, VP and chief technology officer (CTO) at the oil giant, has been appointed the next CFO, effective March 1, 2024.

      Bonner will succeed Pierre Breber, VP and CFO since 2019, who will retire from Chevron in 2024 after 35 years at the company. The CTO-to-CFO path is “absolutely not” a common one, Shawn Cole, executive recruiter and president of Cowen Partners, recently told me.”

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      About Shawn Cole

      Shawn Cole is President and Co-Founder of Cowen Partners Executive Search. A serial entrepreneur and executive leader with over 20 years’ experience founding and running successful companies. Shawn’s business career has been centered on value creation for both turnarounds and startups with extensive experience in M&A, consolidations, and integrations. Shawn is frequently quoted in Forbes, Fortune, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and many more publications.

      Cowen Partners is the nation’s executive search firm, enabling companies to harness the power of human capital to fuel their success. Cowen Partners gives our clients access to the top 1% of human capital to create opportunities that accelerate their growth and market share. With Cowen Partners, clients can grow at scale, create value, and drive results with world class talent. Our clients are both small and large, publicly traded, pre-IPO, private, and non-profit organizations.

      Clients are typically $50 million to multi-billion dollar revenue Fortune 1000 companies or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite and include VP and director level leadership roles.

      With our proven processes and guaranteed results, we have successfully placed hundreds of candidates in industries including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, financial services, and private equity.

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