NGS Global LLC, a global executive search firm, announces the addition of Louis La Rocca as a partner based in the San Francisco office.

Mr. La Rocca has over 17 years of executive search experience and has recruited executive talent for private and public companies at every stage of growth, ranging from early stage to the Fortune 500 companies. He has placed executives across the C-suite, as well as critical management and functional heads spanning general management, marketing, sales, engineering, human resources, and information technology.

Prior to joining NGS Global, Mr. La Rocca was the founding partner at NEXT Strategic Search, a boutique executive search firm focusing on technology and services companies. Earlier in his career, Mr. La Rocca was a partner at Calibre One and NGS Global’s predecessor firm in the Americas, Nosal Partners. Mr. La Rocca began his search career at CT Partners for over six years.

“I am delighted to re-join NGS Global and partner with such a tremendous and collaborative global team,” stated Mr. La Rocca upon his return. “ With its global reach and high-touch service, NGS Global has established itself as a true benchmark in executive search.”

David Nosal, Chairman of NGS Global noted, “I am delighted that Louis has joined NGS Global. He brings a significant amount of experience to the organization, especially as it relates to working closely with technology companies. His reputation within early stage and mid-sized companies as well as global multinationals is outstanding, and he will add to the significant momentum we have in the organization, especially here in North America.”

Mr. La Rocca received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of the Pacific and his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.