Tatum announces the appointment of Winston Chou to principal of Tatum Executive Search. Based in New York City, Chou is responsible for leading retained executive search engagements and managing client relationships in North America, focusing on financial executive leadership functions, as well as partner-level roles for professional services clients.
"Winston brings a wealth of experience to Tatum with an executive search background spanning over 12 years, underscored by a proven ability to partner with clients from various professional services sectors on strategic executive appointments," said Kirk Bukowski, national managing partner for Tatum Executive Search. "We are confident that he will be a key contributor to our success as we grow our professional services practice."
"I am excited to join Tatum's executive search practice and contribute to the team's commitment to unparalleled service and superior results," said Chou. "I look forward to leveraging my professional background in addition to Tatum's 20-year history and resources to continue this tradition of excellence."
Chou has built an extensive track record in executive search working with global consulting and professional services firms, as well as Fortune 100, Fortune 500, private equity and mid-market companies. Prior roles include director with CTPartners, a publicly-traded global retained search firm, as well as leading senior partner and practice building initiatives for a $10B global professional services organization. He has successfully partnered with clients on the full C-suite spectrum including CEO, CFO, CHRO, Chief Commercial Officer, Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel roles.
Chou began his career with D.E. Shaw before transitioning to the dot-coms with a Flatiron Partners-backed internet device company and Listen.com, which launched the first licensed unlimited music streaming service. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and lives in New York City with his wife and three children.