Peter Lawson, a distinguished executive who has led operations, marketing, strategy and mergers and acquisitions in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Australia, and served as a senior management consultant and advisor to Fortune 500 companies, has joined Stanton Chase International , Nashville, as a Director.
Stanton Chase is a global retained executive search firm with 73 offices in 46 countries, and is the only global retained executive search firm with a significant presence in Nashville. As a Director of Stanton Chase International, Nashville, Lawson will focus on senior executive search and placement in the Consumer Products & Services, Natural Resources & Energy, and Diversity practice groups.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Peter to our Stanton Chase executive search team,” said Daniel Casteel, Managing Director of the Stanton Chase Nashville office. “Peter’s global, senior-level management experience is already helping our clients successfully make their most important business decision: finding the right leadership. His sophisticated, multi-national background also benefits the entire Stanton Chase organization, as we continue to grow our global footprint.”
Lawson held executive positions in operations, marketing, strategy and mergers and acquisitions with The Coca-Cola Company, Royal Dutch Shell, and Tyco Fire & Security, where he led worldwide marketing, strategy, information technology and procurement for its manufacturing, sales and service operations across more than 100 countries. While at Royal Dutch Shell in London, Lawson also served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Committee of Managing Directors for major oil, gas, and renewable energy investments, cross-business strategy, and corporate affairs for Latin America and Africa. He was also integrally involved in the leadership assessment and selection of candidates for Country Chairman for Shell’s operations in each market.
“I am excited about joining Stanton Chase because of its reputation for excellence and teamwork when placing leadership and executive management talent in companies,” said Lawson. “I see Stanton Chase as an organization where I can leverage my background and international experience managing, developing and turning around businesses by placing the right people in the right roles to deliver results. I look forward to initiating new client relationships and assisting with ongoing search assignments.”
Lawson has also served as both Chairman and Board Director of companies in the oil and gas, financial services, port services, and engineering sectors.
Lawson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in music and economics from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration degree from Emory University. He completed post-graduate studies in Mergers and Acquisitions at the University of Chicago and Scenario Planning at Oxford University in the United Kingdom.
About Stanton Chase International
Stanton Chase is ranked within the top ten global retained executive search firms. With proven expertise in key sectors of the global economy, it has nine specialist practice groups that operate as international teams. Stanton Chase is owned by its partners who take individual responsibility for delivering outstanding quality for each assignment. Stanton Chase is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants. Further information can be found at www.stantonchase.com.