New Partner Appointment: Daniel Coone

Aug 2018

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Coone as Partner in the firm’s Financial Services practice.

Daniel brings over two decades of search experience, both in Australia and internationally. Daniel joins us following 10 years at Heidrick & Struggles where he was a leader in the Financial Services practice based in Sydney.

Over the past 10 years, Daniel has completed several hundred senior leadership searches, including board members, chief executive officers, and other senior executives for financial services clients in private equity, global banking & markets, commercial banking, insurance, wealth management, superannuation and asset management.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Daniel worked in executive search in the UK and Australia completing cross-border searches for multiple locations in Europe and Asia.

Jason Johnson, Founder and Managing Partner of Johnson commented, “I’m incredibly excited by Daniel’s appointment as I have followed Daniel’s success as a leader in the search industry for the last 15 years. Daniel’s track record is exemplary and he brings deep insights into the Financial Services sector – both locally and globally. He will assist us to achieve our vision of being Australia’s premier executive search firm.”

Daniel said, “Johnson’s client-inspired model is a natural fit for me. The firm’s innovative approach has been hugely successful and I’ve watched as Jason and the team have carved out an impressive position in the market. In particular, they have developed one of the country’s leading Financial Services Practices and I will enjoy working with such an exceptional team.”

Daniel holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wales in the UK and has completed a number of post-graduate courses with FINSIA.