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

Hank Flores


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

Chun Liew


Chun has more than 12 years executive search experience.

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.

Kevin Howard 


With exceptional depth of expertise in Global Energy and Consumer Products, Kevin delivers transformative leaders and talent that shape and drive the success of organizations in these spaces.

Rick Helliwell


Rick Helliwell has over 25 years of Executive Recruitment and Human Resources (HR) experience both in-house and consulting, working within large Corporate, SME, Start-Up, and Professional Services businesses.

Jason Wagner


Jason is a seasoned talent advisor with a strong focus on Southeast Asia, specifically in sectors such as banking, private equity, asset management, insurance, professional services, as well as digital transformation, consumer, and hospitality.

Karsten Matthes


Outstanding industry knowledge especially in Pharma, Life Sciences & Healthcare, an extensive international network, profound and successful expertise in consulting as well as search and selection of specialists and executives distinguish Karsten as an executive search professional.

Gavin O' Malley


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.

Linda Schaler


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

Alastair Paton


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

Michelle Partipilo


Her experience spans a range of industries and sectors including but not limited to sports & entertainment, technology, not-for-profit, travel/tourism & hospitality, alternative energy and real estate. Functionally, Michelle’s specializes in VP, C-suite, and Board level searches primarily.

Ken Greger


With an impressive depth of domestic and international experience, Ken is well-regarded as a thought leader and advisor to the travel and hospitality industry.

Thomas Fuller


Thomas Fuller is a seasoned senior leadership advisor and executive search consultant who serves clients across the global Consumer sector, including CPG, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, and Travel & Hospitality. He also leads projects in the Private Equity, Life Science, and Technology sectors. With a career spanning over 25 years in executive search consulting, Mr. Fuller has successfully delivered hundreds of Board Director and C-suite leadership projects for Fortune 500 companies, Mid-cap firms, privately held enterprises, as well as private equity, pre-IPO, and venture-backed clients.

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