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Huw Rothwell


Huw Rothwell has more than 20 years of experience in senior-level executive search and recruitment with a track record of more than 150 successful searches. Specializing in senior appointments, from CFO to Chief Marketing Officer to EVP Sales to General Counsel to CHRO and other C-Suite appointments, he focuses solely on the consumer products vertical. Huw’s clients range from entrepreneurial start ups to family owned businesses to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies. Huw is committed to helping clients identify agile leaders who can successfully drive transformation and deliver their strategic business plan.

Prior to joining Perpetual: Huw spent 4 years at a well-respected International recruitment company as the North American Managing Director where he was responsible for both spearheading the growth of the region and also conducting Search Assignments. This followed a 16 year career with a global executive search firm beginning in his native UK. He relocated from London to New York in 2001 with the mandate to develop the US business by launching and growing a number of recruitment practices and offices on the East Coast and in the South with a personal focus on professional and executive recruitment within the consumer products industry.

Huw’s earlier career saw him graduate from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1991 and spend the next 7 years as an Infantry Officer in the British Army, reaching the rank of Captain.

Huw has also served as both President and on the Board of the British American Business Council in Houston and is actively involved with the Department of International Trade and Scottish Development International.