Higdon Partners, an executive search firm specializing in asset management, has hired David Cochran as a vice president, a new position. Cochran joins the New York firm from SpencerStuart, where he was a senior associate.
Cochran is expected to spend considerable time covering the hedge fund and private equity industries, though he will also work with other types of asset management firms.
At SpencerStuart, Cochran most recently served in the firm's North American human resources practice. Cochran was a member of the groups that founded both that practice and the firm's global hedge fund practice, where he had primary responsibility for