New Street Group acquires Wickland Westcott executive search and leadership consultancy

Consulting and people solutions business, New Street Group announces that it has acquired Wickland Westcott, the executive search and leadership consultancy for an undisclosed sum.

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Wickland Westcott provides executive search, leadership and management consultancy services. The firm partners with organisations at crucial moments: change, recruitment, developing individuals, building teams, growth and succession.

With over 40 years of experience, Wickland Westcott blends commercial judgement with psychological expertise to enhance organisational and individual performance. Its leadership services include finding and appointing C-suite level positions, coaching, team development, leadership assessment and psychometric testing.

Doug Baird, CEO of New Street Group said: "The acquisition of Wickland Westcott further enhances New Street Group’s capability to support organisations seeking intelligent, assessment-led resourcing solutions. This acquisition will allow New Street Group to meet these growing demands, whilst adding further depth and breadth to the services already offered to our clients by our resourcing businesses Interim Partners and BrightPool. This is hopefully the first of many acquisitions we plan to make as we continue to grow and internationalise our business."

Colin Mercer, Managing Director of Wickland Westcott, said: "Clients will continue to benefit from our passion for delivering leadership solutions whilst also gaining access to an enhanced range and depth of capabilities. We look forward to working with Interim Partners and BrightPool to deliver further value for existing and prospective clients and to lead the next stage of Wickland Westcott’s innovation and growth."

Chris Clegg is the Non-Executive Chairman of New Street Group who advised on the acquisition along with James Fawcett of Gordons LLP and David Forrest of BHP Corporate Finance.

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