John Mathieson has been appointed managing director of board advisory and executive search consultancy, Warren Partners. He joins from marketing communication business, Dentsu, where he was chief operating officer.
After over ten successful years as managing partner and having transitioned the business to employee ownership, Victoria Gee is now focusing her time on the growth of Warren Partners’ Technology & Digital Practice.
John will be working closely with founder, Joëlle Warren, executive chair, Ian Durant (NED) who chairs the Warren Partners Employee Ownership Trust Board (EOT) and Victoria, who remains on the Board.
Commenting on his appointment, Victoria Gee, says: “This is an exciting time for Warren Partners. John’s deep experience in strategy and operations together with his collaborative leadership style, will be pivotal in ensuring Warren Partners meets its strategic aims and continues to thrive.”
“I’m delighted to welcome John to Warren Partners,” adds Joëlle Warren. “His affinity with our values and purpose alongside his commercial expertise will help to guide us into the future, whilst keeping us connected with the principles of ‘treating others as we want to be treated’, upon which the business was founded.”
John concludes: “As a purpose led business, I was struck by Warren Partners’ commitment to building diverse boards and leadership teams to deliver positive sustainable change at a time when leadership is more important than ever. I am looking forward immensely to working with the team as we continue to take the business forward.”