Practice

Human Capital

Exceptional Human Capital starts with best in class diverse talent. We are focused on identifying the best talent in Human Capital and in the Human Resource function through our work in Executive Search.

Dramatic changes have recently transformed the foundation of global business. Companies are confronted by changing market conditions, globalization, digitization, evolving corporate cultures and overall, the future of work. As the business world and operating models continue to transform, the change is being driven by highly sophisticated, data driven, and strategic Human Capital and Human Resource Leadership.

August Leadership’s Human Capital Practice provides clients with the broad and deep expertise, credibility, and influence within the Human Capital and Human Resource domain. As trusted advisors to our clients, we have successfully recruited and advised executives across all industry sectors, in all functional areas of Human Resources, globally.

Partnering with our industry sector and geographic specialists globally, our team offers clients unparalleled global coverage in every industry sector and market in the recruitment of elite Human Capital and Human Resource talent.

What We Do - Our Global Expertise

Human Capital is the principal source of value for any organization. It represents the preeminent advantage or obstruction to the value a company can deliver to its customers, shareholders and to its employees. CEO’s have come to understand that a “Diverse and Inclusive People First” agenda is the win-win for the business outcomes of their organization, and that of their customers’ and communities.

The strategic planning, selection, development, and empowerment of leadership talent that is precisely aligned with the mission, situation and culture of an organization is the passport to value creation and sustainability.

Human Capital and Human Resource leaders have well-evolved as key talent and value strategists within the C-Suite. No longer strictly value enablers, these leaders are critical to the success of the Company’s mission. They are integral to value delivery.

Ensuring the right leaders are situationally well-aligned and empowered as value creators within their own areas, is the crux of an engaged and productive workforce, competitive advantage, sustainable customer partnerships, and the sustainability of any company.

An agile talent landscape, rich in diverse and inclusive perspectives is well-understood by top talent strategists. Business outcomes and value creation begin and end with the right leadership and the right talent strategy.

August Human Capital and Human Resource leaders understand the business, its mission, its moving parts, and priorities. August Human Capital leaders are well-experienced in the complexity of an evolving business agenda and inevitable disruptions. They are well skilled in translating strategy into action. They are capable of planning for a future that is undefined.

These leaders know that top tier talent is their organization’s differentiator. The talent strategy and agenda are critical: a shortage of top talent in an organization puts enterprise value at risk.

We at August Leadership, make it our business to deliver distinctive leaders. Our focus is Identifying and delivering distinguished Human Capital leaders, who align, nurture, and empower their leadership and talent strategy. These are leaders who in turn, deliver on the mission of their company, customers, and workforce, amid ever-changing circumstances and business cycles. Aligning the right Human Capital and Human Resource leaders to your organization is our life’s work.

Human Capital Leader Specialization Segments

  • Human Resource Strategic Business Partners
  • Diversity and Inclusion – Strategy and Implementation
  • Organizational Strategy, Development and Effectiveness
  • Total Rewards & Benefits
  • Total Compensation Including Executive Compensation
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Talent Management
  • AI, HR Analytics & Big Data
  • Succession Planning
  •  Leadership Development & Assessment

Practice Team

Jerry McGrath

Partner
Jerry manages searches for human resources leaders across a vast array of industries and organizations, and his clients benefit from his three decades of global experience in both corporate human resources and executive search.

Umran Beba

Partner
Umran Beba is an experienced senior business executive with general management, talent and diversity background.

Carrie Magee

Partner
Carrie is an expert in organizational transformation.  She helps organizations undergoing rapid evolution optimize their talent equation and has deep practical experience in two specific areas:   Human Resources and Client Centricity/Customer Experience.

Eva Shaw

Partner
Eva has over 22 years of global executive search experience in a variety of industry sectors particularly in the CEE region.

Shahed Quazi

Partner
Experienced with multi-country leadership role, leading one of the largest conglomerates in the country and in leading HR function of largest telco in Bangladesh.

Tiffany Goodlet

Partner
With over 25 years of business consulting experience, Tiffany is known for being a trusted business advisor to executives. She is recognized for her expertise in people strategy and her ability to assess top talent for critical roles.

Matiul I. Nowshad

Partner
Matiul Islam Nowshad is a seasoned management professional with over three decades of experience spanning three industrial segments- tea, textile and telecommunication.

John L. Pothin

Partner
John has more than 30 years of experience across several industry sectors.

Peter Grech

Partner
With 20 years experience recruiting regionally and internationally, Peter helps companies transform and innovate through brave, globally-minded leaders.

Paul Chau

Partner
Paul Chau has over two decades of executive search experience, and is highly regarded by clients of his expertise in the technology sector.

Christine Sobhani

Partner
Christine Sobhani brings over 20 years of recruitment experience to August Leadership. She is a leader in the talent acquisition and talent management space with a focus in HR and leadership roles across industries.

Umran Beba

Partner
Umran Beba is an experienced senior business executive with general management, talent and diversity background.

Jerry McGrath

Partner
Jerry manages searches for human resources leaders across a vast array of industries and organizations, and his clients benefit from his three decades of global experience in both corporate human resources and executive search.

Paul Chau

Partner
Paul Chau has over two decades of executive search experience, and is highly regarded by clients of his expertise in the technology sector.

Tiffany Goodlet

Partner
With over 25 years of business consulting experience, Tiffany is known for being a trusted business advisor to executives. She is recognized for her expertise in people strategy and her ability to assess top talent for critical roles.

John L. Pothin

Partner
John has more than 30 years of experience across several industry sectors.

Christine Sobhani

Partner
Christine Sobhani brings over 20 years of recruitment experience to August Leadership. She is a leader in the talent acquisition and talent management space with a focus in HR and leadership roles across industries.

Eva Shaw

Partner
Eva has over 22 years of global executive search experience in a variety of industry sectors particularly in the CEE region.

Peter Grech

Partner
With 20 years experience recruiting regionally and internationally, Peter helps companies transform and innovate through brave, globally-minded leaders.

Carrie Magee

Partner
Carrie is an expert in organizational transformation.  She helps organizations undergoing rapid evolution optimize their talent equation and has deep practical experience in two specific areas:   Human Resources and Client Centricity/Customer Experience.

Shahed Quazi

Partner
Experienced with multi-country leadership role, leading one of the largest conglomerates in the country and in leading HR function of largest telco in Bangladesh.

Matiul I. Nowshad

Partner
Matiul Islam Nowshad is a seasoned management professional with over three decades of experience spanning three industrial segments- tea, textile and telecommunication.

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