CTPartners appoints principal in consumer & retail practice
With over 20 years’ experience in executive search, Cook has focused exclusively on the consumer, retail and wholesale sectors. She has spearheaded executive searches spanning all aspects of management including merchandising, design, marketing, product development, sourcing/production, operations management, human resources, and planning and allocation.
Prior to joining CTPartners, Cook led her own independent search consultancy, Leslie Cook Partners, LLC. Additionally, Cook spent 17 years as a Senior Vice President with Kirk Palmer and Associates.
Cook's executive search work is further informed by her nine years in the retail industry at Jordan Marsh, Inc., where she held roles of increasing responsibility in sales management and merchandising. Her human resources experience there included assignments in executive recruitment, executive placement and career development, and finally, as the Director of Corporate Human Resources.
Tim Boerkoel, Global Head of the Consumer and Retail Practice said, “Leslie Cook is an accomplished executive search professional who is well known within the retail and consumer industry. She possesses rich experience and understanding of partnering closely with both clients and candidates and is a trusted advisor to many. We are thrilled to have Leslie be part of our growing Consumer and Retail Team and we value her as a true asset to our practice.”