Finance leaders in banking are expected to balance acting as a strategic leader and business partner with broad-based operational and general management abilities. Our consultants have led searches in banking and financial services to fill key leadership roles in financial management and control, treasury, operations, investor relations and corporate finance.


Simon Waddington

Simon joined Hanover Search Group as a Partner in March 2017, to establish and lead a Dublin office for the firm. He has over twenty years’ experience, gained in Dublin and London, of handling international executive search assignments to recruit senior and specialist professionals, predominantly in the areas of finance, legal, risk management, compliance and operations. Combining his extensive networks of contacts with Hanover Search Group’s presence in key financial and commercial centres worldwide, Simon applies an extensive and rigorous executive search methodology to deliver market-leading talent for his clients.  

Verena Mitschelen

An Associate Partner with six years’ headhunting experience focusing on Financial Services, predominantly Insurance, Banking and Capital Markets in the German speaking countries. Verena specialises in Risk Management, Actuarial, Finance, Compliance and Regulation as well as in Technology, Digitalisation and Fintech, helping clients in the talent acquisition during innovation and business-led transformation as critical for future growth.


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

Finance Director
UK Bank
Head of Finance Business Partners
European Bank
Chief Operating Officer
UK Bank
Chief Financial Officer
Specialist Finance Company
Financial Analysis Director
Specialist Bank
VP Operations
US Bank
Chief Operating Officer
European Banking Subsidiary
VP Transaction Services
US Bank
Head of Operations
European Bank