Daversa Partners Celebrates Appointment of Katie Fischer to Managing Director as The Firm Now Has Largest Percentage of Women in Leadership Roles in Exec Search
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 16, 2021--
Daversa Partners, Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies announced today that Katie Fischer has been named Managing Director. This appointment further solidifies the company’s commitment to developing and recognizing extraordinary women at all levels across the firm and throughout the executive search ranks. Daversa Partners’ global workforce is now represented by 64% women, and 58% across the senior leadership team.
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Katie Fischer joins Daversa Partners’ senior leadership team with appointment to Managing Director. (Photo: Business Wire)
Fischer joined Daversa Partners in 2011 as a founding member of the firm’s fast-growing technology practice in New York. She has spent her career delivering transformational VP- and C-level engineering, product, and marketing leadership for consumer Internet and enterprise software companies. Her clients include Squarespace, Oscar, Klaviyo, Fast Radius, SentinelOne Dragos, NewsCred, Rubrik, Cityblock Health, Freshly, Spanx, The Player’s Tribune, Codecademy, and Stride Health among others.
Paul Daversa, CEO of Daversa Partners commented, “Daversa Partners would not be ‘who we are’ today or where we are in market without the extraordinary women who have been leading from the front for the past 25+ years. The majority of the firm, as well as my senior partnership are female executives; and leaders like Katie bring tremendous impact to our industry as a whole. Watching Katie grow into the determined, resilient and ambitious leader she is today has been a highlight of my career. She is a role model and mentor to all women (and men) across the firm, and wholeheartedly invests in the success & growth of our employees, at all levels.”
“I am so excited to be joining this incredible group of leaders as I move into the role of Managing Director. To Paul and the entire leadership team, thank you for fostering an environment where grit, tenacity and hard work always pays off. And a very special thank you to Laura Kinder, a true champion for women in tech and a personal mentor and friend. You have always stood in my corner and encouraged me to be my most authentic self. For the past ten years I have looked to your example as a partner and leader in this firm and will do so for the next ten to come,” said Fischer.
About Daversa Partners
Daversa Partners is Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies. Our global footprint spans 2 continents and 8 offices, giving our high- performance teams visibility into the entirety of the market. We are dedicated to developing meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors across Consumer and Enterprise businesses.
We believe that the most successful companies achieve major breakthroughs by acquiring extraordinary talent. These people are hard to find and even harder to recruit, they are Material Impact Executives; we only recruit these people. This is what sets us apart...and this is what makes Daversa the search partner of choice.
For more information on Daversa Partners please visit www.daversapartners.com
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