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DALLAS, TEXAS  -  April 2021

Kingsley Gate Partners Showcases Global Growth with Expansion Into The United Kingdom

Catherine Broome and Alex Howard-Keyes Join Global Executive Search Firm as Vice Presidents

Kingsley Gate Partners, the leading firm in retained executive search that helps to ensure a lasting fit between its clients and placed candidates, today announced their expansion into the United Kingdom, with the hires of Alex Howard-Keyes and Catherine Broome. Howard-Keyes and Broome have joined Kingsley Gate Partners as vice presidents and will be based in the firm’s London office.

“We are thrilled to have Alex and Catherine join our team and expand our global capabilities in Europe.” said the Office of the CEO of Kingsley Gate Partners. “Both possess an impressive track record of bringing value to clients by delivering strong market view and talent knowledge.”

These hires represent Kingsley Gate Partners’ continued expansion of its global footprint and client base.

“I am delighted to be joining Kingsley Gate Partners, a truly global firm with advanced technology service offerings for the advantage of both candidate and client,” said Broome. “I look forward to playing a role in the firm’s European expansion and continuing to lead in global Fashion and Luxury, particularly in sustainability and product innovation.”

Catherine brings over 16 years of experience placing senior executives in C-Suite functions within the global fashion and luxury industries. Her executive search experience focuses on identifying diverse senior-level talent for privately owned portfolio businesses, designer-led brands and multinational and online specialty retail. Before joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Catherine was a Consultant with Odgers Berndtson in their global consumer practice focused on the fashion and luxury industries.

“I’m excited to join a remarkable team at Kingsley Gate Partners,” said Howard-Keyes. “The dynamism, smart leadership technology and quality of the team are impressive. Equally remarkable is the genuinely collaborative culture that has empowered the growth of a global network in a relatively short time. I look forward to helping further grow our Financial Services practice here in Europe.”

Alex has nearly two decades of experience placing senior executives in diverse leadership roles in C-Suite and corporate governance and front office functions across corporate and investment banks, private capital, and asset management firms. He brings relevant expertise in conducting succession planning assessments and top team reviews on behalf of his clients. Before joining Kingsley Gate Partners, Alex led the Global Banking & Asset Management practice at Norman Broadbent.

About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages the scientific interviewing approach of its Synchronous Fit® framework, deep industry insights of a world-class cadre of consultants, and state-of-the-art technology to deliver greater accountability, accuracy, velocity, and transparency that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. Headquartered in Dallas, the partnership employs search consultants worldwide with expertise in private equity, life sciences and healthcare, financial services, technology, retail, hospitality & leisure, manufacturing, and professional services. The firm works with best-of-breed organizations in over 30 countries. For more information, go to

Editorial contact:
Natalie Bennett
Kingsley Gate Partners
Phone: 216.930.4895