James Britton promoted to Partner, Business & Professional Services Practice

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global executive search firm focused on hiring transformational leaders, is pleased to announce the promotion of James Britton to Partner, Business & Professional Services based in London.

James joined H.I.E.C four years ago, bringing with him a wealth of experience from a distinguished career in Executive Search. As a newly appointed Partner, James will play a pivotal role in expanding our firm’s reach across Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. He has been focusing on a broad spectrum of assignments in Business and Professional Services – from pure play strategy to broader technology and consulting services spanning senior roles in ESG, DE&I including a number of senior female appointments.

James started his career in professional services boutiques including Vantage Market Entry and eg.1. He later moved to be part of the Consulting and Technology Services practice at Wilton & Bain before joining H.I.E.C in June of 2019.

Throughout his tenure with us, James has consistently delivered exceptional results, working on a wide variety of projects that have significantly contributed to our clients’ success.


James Britton, Partner, H.I.E.C: “It’s a great feeling to enter the Partnership here at H.I.E.C and a reflection of the growth, strong culture of cooperation and collaboration as well as ambition. A huge thanks to all my fellow colleagues and I’m very much looking forward to more combined success in the future.”

Stacey Mainiero, CEO, H.I.E.C: “We are delighted to welcome James Britton as a Partner. His promotion is a testament to his unwavering dedication and the significant impact he has made on our firm and our clients. I look forward to our continued collaboration as we venture into new opportunities and challenges.”