Practice

Marketing, Advertising & Digital Transformation

In the span of a single generation, marketing and advertising have gone through a seismic wave of changes, from relying on traditional channels such as broadcast, print and radio to online content driven marketing, leveraging a host of new technologies and platforms to foster customer loyalty and acquisition. The digital age has opened-up vast opportunities for personalized, customer-centric marketing communications and experiences.

As this evolutionary shift continues, marketers and advertisers will have to respond to changes in customer behavior while enabling the transition to digital excellence. This will be achieved through brands advancing customer strategies and the optimization of digital platforms and emerging technologies, together these factors will improve the customer experience. With innovation rapidly driving digital evolution and transformation, it will be interesting to see how these industries continue to adapt and reinvent themselves

What we do

Marketing is and will continue to be a strategic endeavor. Talented marketing leaders with an affinity for metrics and data are in high demand. Anyone in a senior marketing position will need to understand how to best extract insights from ever-increasing data sources and leverage all available and emerging digital distribution and communication channels. These challenges, opportunities, and complexities in marketing will only increase, creating opportunities for strong leaders to have a significant impact on their organizations. At August Leadership, we help our clients find and develop those strong leaders.

Our Expertise

  • Digital Marketing
  • Consumer Insights
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media
  • Brand Management
  • B2B Marketing

Practice Team

Henry J. Flores

Partner
Hank concentrates on assignments for senior leaders who drive growth, typically for companies seeking to improve strategic focus on their customers and consumers. 

Linda Schaler

Partner
Linda has over 20 years of executive search experience in Advertising, Marketing, Media & Mobility, Digital Transformation, Life Sciences, and Nonprofit.

Chun Liew

Partner
Chun has more than 12 years executive search experience.

Michael Maeder

Partner
Michael is Cofounder & Managing Partner of August Leadership in China and IOT ONE, a global IoT consulting practice.

Alastair Paton

Partner
Alastair has more than 30 years’ international experience as a business leader, both in major blue chip multinational companies, and in global executive search.

Eva Shaw

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

Arne Adrian

Partner
Arne specializes in top management positions in trade, FMCG, luxury good and media industries. In addition to executive search Arne leads a personnel diagnostics business called Scan Up AG.

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.

Gavin O’Malley

Partner
Gavin has been working in executive search for the last 13 years, having previously spent 10 years in international and local marketing roles at Unilever.

Leon Shivamber

Advisory Partner
Leon Shivamber is an Advisory Partner at August Leadership with a record of building great teams and leading transformation across five continents.

Andrea B. Thomas

Advisory Partner
Andrea B. Thomas is an advisory partner at August Leadership.

Jane Feng

Regional Advisory Partner
Jane Feng is an Advisory Partner of August Leadership, based in Shanghai.

Alastair Paton

Partner
Alastair has more than 30 years’ international experience as a business leader, both in major blue chip multinational companies, and in global executive search.

Andrea B. Thomas

Advisory Partner
Andrea B. Thomas is an advisory partner at August Leadership.

Arne Adrian

Partner
Arne specializes in top management positions in trade, FMCG, luxury good and media industries. In addition to executive search Arne leads a personnel diagnostics business called Scan Up AG.

Chun Liew

Partner
Chun has more than 12 years executive search experience.

Dianna Dudley

Advisory Partner
Prior to joining August Leadership, Dianna Dudley was a global compliance officer for NatWest based in Stamford, Connecticut. In her role as Advisory Partner with August Leadership, she along with other partners search for Compliance and executive corporate bankers as well as executives across multiple 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.

Gavin O’Malley

Partner
Gavin has been working in executive search for the last 13 years, having previously spent 10 years in international and local marketing roles at Unilever.

Henrik Ottosson

Partner
Henrik brings more than 15 years of experience in executive search and helping clients, ranging from leading global Fortune 500 companies to fast-growing start-ups, identify the right people and building outstanding teams

Henry J. Flores

Partner
Hank concentrates on assignments for senior leaders who drive growth, typically for companies seeking to improve strategic focus on their customers and consumers. 

Janeen Kang

Associate Partner
Janeen Kang brings 15 years of experience in the Retail industry across North America and Asia Pacific.

Jane Feng

Regional Advisory Partner
Jane Feng is an Advisory Partner of August Leadership, based in Shanghai.

Kristin M. Luu

Partner
Kristin brings over 24 years of experience as a search consultant, business owner, and entrepreneur. She is an experienced consultant in finding executive talent in a wide range of industries from C-suite executives to senior-level functional and operational leaders.

Leon Shivamber

Advisory Partner
Leon Shivamber is an Advisory Partner at August Leadership with a record of building great teams and leading transformation across five continents.

Linda Schaler

Partner
Linda has over 20 years of executive search experience in Advertising, Marketing, Media & Mobility, Digital Transformation, Life Sciences, and Nonprofit.

Lukas Beech

Partner
Lukas Beech is one of the most influential search consultants in Asia, with about 20 years of deep expertise, especially in the Korean market.

Michael Maeder

Partner
Michael is Cofounder & Managing Partner of August Leadership in China and IOT ONE, a global IoT consulting practice.

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.

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