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PODCAST: How the secondaries sellside is dealing with a generational crisis

Executive recruiters Mary Gay Townsend and Simon Nixon, who've helped place some of the biggest names in secondaries over the years, discuss the top issue facing the industry.


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Speak to the secondaries market’s most influential executive search firms and they’ll tell you the biggest issue facing recruitment is replacing the current generation of sellside leaders. The problem: there isn’t enough of an up-and-coming leadership base to fill the spots left by sellside veterans.

Recruiters like Norgay Partners‘ Mary Gay Townsend and Carpenter Farraday‘s Simon Nixon are having to come up with creative ways to expand their candidate talent pools, as we find out in this 15-minute podcast.