Finance & Operations

In certain discipline areas, demonstrating an understanding of the nuances of a market where career trajectories are constantly changing is vital. That is plainly illustrated throughout the Finance & Operations sector of Financial Services, and in particular in Asset Management.


With over 20 years’ experience placing industry leaders throughout the Insurance business, the Hanover Search Group gives a competitive advantage to clients looking to get ahead of a fast-moving market. As well as assisting in the build-out of a number of influential teams in Finance & Operations, we have worked to senior mandates encompassing roles such as Chief Financial Officers, Finance Directors along with Divisional Heads of Financial Planning.


Combining our experience and market reach makes us uniquely positioned to provide the advice and solutions that consistently deliver outstanding individuals.



As Hanover’s International CEO, James is a member of the HSG Board and driving HSG’s international expansion. With a background in executive search across Financial Services, James has specialised in Life, P&C and (re) Insurance for over a decade working closely with clients on senior mandates across the globe. Ultimately responsible for all HSG growth and development of business in EMEA, United States and Asia.


Randy is an Associate Partner in the San Francisco office focusing on US Finance & Accounting executive search assignment. Randy has a wealth of experience in the US Finance markets operating across various sectors and delivering senior level search solutions on both East and West Coasts. Prior to joining Hanover, Randy began his career as a Personal Trainer quickly becoming one of the top salespeople in the company. He started his search career at Reaction Search International working on retained search assignments across a diverse client base then joining Century Group to focus on Finance, Accounting, Tax & Audit executive search.

Recently completed mandates

Chief Finance Officer
European Asset Manager
Finance Director
US Asset Manager
Chief Operating Officer
UK Asset Manager