Sheffield Haworth expands its US Corporate Officers practice with appointment of Paul DeCoster

Sheffield Haworth is thrilled to announce the appointment of Paul DeCoster as an Executive Director into the Corporate Officers practice.  Based in New York, Paul will be working closely alongside Sonjay Vishnupad to develop and nurture new and existing relationships with clients across the financial services space.

Paul was formerly at Marlin Hawk, where he was the North American Practice lead for Legal, Risk, Compliance and Security.  He focused on serving clients in the financial services sector, specializing in roles across cybersecurity, legal, risk and compliance functions. Prior to joining Marlin Hawk, Paul was a Consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates where he was a core member of the Global Banking & Markets and Legal Officers practice groups.  He holds a bachelor’s degree with Magna Cum Laude Honors from Bowdoin College and a Juris Doctor from Fordham University Law School.

Commenting on the appointment, Sonjay Vishnupad, Managing Director & Regional Head of Corporate Officers said, “We are delighted Paul has joined us at Sheffield Haworth. I am excited to grow the corporate officers practice area offering our clients an additional breadth of expertise to help them find leading talent for their businesses across legal, risk, compliance, cybersecurity and finance functions.”

Paul said, “I am very pleased to join the team at Sheffield Haworth. I feel that my experience will help us to grow our business actively across buy- and sell-side financial institutions and corporates and help strengthen relationships across multiple practice groups.”

Julian Bell, Head of Americas added, “As we continue to develop our capabilities and solutions across the US, now is an exciting time to be joining Sheffield Haworth.  We have ambitious growth plans through 2021, and we are looking forward to welcoming additional hires into the team to help us expand and better serve our clients across the USA and Canada.”

For any enquiries regarding Sheffield Haworth’s coverage in the United States and Canada, please contact Julian Bell, Regional Managing Director, at bell@sheffieldhaworth.com. For specific enquiries regarding capabilities across the US Corporate Officers practise, please contact Sonjay Vishnupad, at  s.vishnupad@sheffieldhaworth.com and Paul DeCoster at p.decoster@sheffieldhaworth.com.

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