Executive Search

Janou Pakter

At Janou Pakter Executive Search, our goal is simple, to help you achieve your goals. We operate with absolute discretion, integrity and care, while delivering the highest standard of service possible. Through seamless collaboration and a personalized approach, we help companies build superior leadership teams that enable profitability and create a sustainable competitive advantage. We value the ongoing partnerships we have developed with our clients and are forever committed to attaining the highest standard of professionalism while achieving excellent results. We guide organizations to compete more effectively in the global market by partnering with them to recruit their most valuable asset, their people.


David Votano

Vice President
David Votano partners closely with Senior Leaders from our Luxury, Retail, Hospitality, and Startup clients to advise them on complex/strategic Search Projects.

David believes that no matter the product/service your business offers, if you don’t have the right people in the right positions, your organization can’t achieve its full potential. His team’s dedication to acting as a true extension of their clients business, and their ability to engage with passive talent unreachable by client’s internal teams, is what has built their reputation. Some of the most well-respected brands in the world have turned to David’s team to support them in filling vacancies for their most impactful positions across Retail, Wholesale, Merchandising, Operations, and Human Resources. David and his team all have prior industry experience and leverage that, along with their uniquely diverse networks, to approach a Search Project from a strategic and results oriented perspective.

David’s teams past clients include brands under the LVMH, RICHEMONT, LUXOTTICA, and KERING Groups along with unique brands such as WATCHES of SWITZERLAND, AMIRI, ETRO, EQUINOX, 1stDIBS.com, MARNI, VERSACE, MAXMARA, BRUNELLO CUCINELLI, H&R BLOCK, etc.

108 West 39th Street, New York, NY 10018, USA
(212) 989-1288