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Shannon Silsby


Shannon brings almost 20 years of brand marketing experience to Perpetual, having led global innovation teams for Unilever as well as creating breakthrough growth on both the top and bottom lines for national brands at privately held Combe Incorporated and venture capital backed Sun Products Corporation.

Having been classically trained in marketing she knows the talent it takes to build brands by leveraging consumer insights, crafting brand visions and rallying highly effective teams. A native of Pennsylvania, Shannon earned her BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before obtaining her MBA in Marketing from the University of Rochester.

As an executive recruiter for the last five years Shannon has continued to create brand value for clients through what arguably is the most important part of the mix…people. In addition to Search and Recruitment, Shannon is one of the Talent Assessment experts at Perpetual as a Certified Practitioner of The Predictive Index. A recognized trailblazer in all she does, Shannon partners with clients from Fortune 50s to start ups to drive business results by leveraging data-driven solutions in Talent Acquisition and Development.

Shannon lives in Darien, Connecticut where she also runs an active household of four children with her husband Jon. A former All American athlete, Shannon finds her best thinking done while on her daily run but also relishes the riches of a fabulous book or her latest needlepoint project in between carpool runs.