Leadership Team

Meet Our Team Of Visionaries

Innovation is prevalent throughout WilsonHCG. Our leadership team is comprised of the best in the business — those who are forever looking forward and anticipating what’s on the horizon. And to get the job done, they empower their teams to settle for no less than excellence. It’s with WilsonHCG’s thought leaders guiding the way that has catapulted it — and with it, our clients — to such success.


John Wilson

Chief Executive Officer

John Wilson is the CEO of WilsonHCG, an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. John is redefining the total talent model through WilsonHCG's TALENT.™ approach, which focuses on improving companies' bottom line through a full suite of configurable talent services, including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent workforce solutions, and talent consulting.

With a footprint that spans more than 40 countries and six continents, WilsonHCG is a true talent partner for some of the world’s most admired global brands. John has earned a number of industry recognitions including Profiles in Diversity Journal’s CEO Leadership in Action, Staffing Industry Analysts 40 Under 40,  HRO Today’s Superstars and Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 40 under 40,

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Kim Pope


Kim Pope is Chief Operating Officer at WilsonHCG. She leads the global delivery team to develop solutions to help WilsonHCG’s clients create proactive talent acquisition strategies that fuel growth and innovation.

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Ken Bowles, Chief Financial Officer

Ken Bowles

Chief Financial Officer

Ken Bowles is Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for managing WilsonHCG’s financial growth and oversees accounting, finance, forecasting, and private and institutional financing.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate leadership and finance. He  joins WilsonHCG from Florida-based technology firm, Tribridge, where he served as CFO. Ken previously spent 15 years at GE where he held numerous roles across commercial finance, supply chain, financial planning and analysis, as well as M&A.



Marisol Hughes

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

As Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Marisol Hughes oversees key administrative functions, including legal affairs and compliance globally for WilsonHCG, its subsidiaries, and affiliates. Serving as the company’s chief legal advisor, she is responsible for corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives including regulatory compliance and governance, navigation of mergers and acquisitions, supporting new market entry and expansion, global risk mitigation, and advising on company strategies and their implementation. Marisol has a breadth of experience in corporate law, employment discrimination law, compliance, and civil litigation, in both the public and private sectors. Marisol is also WilsonHCG’s Diversity Lead and is committed to expanding and improving diversity, inclusion, and equity at WilsonHCG and beyond.

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Craig Sweeney

Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Talent Solutions

Craig Sweeney is Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Talent Solutions, at WilsonHCG. He leads our new client development across North America, as well as the EMEA, APAC and LATAM regions.

He spends a lot of time consulting with clients and works alongside his team of regional experts to develop proactive talent solutions to ensure customers have diverse and passionate people to support their business goals.

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Gary Cook

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Gary is responsible for WilsonHCG’s technology vision and strategic direction.  He ensures WilsonHCG remains on the forefront of an ever changing and increasingly complex HR technology market, delivering solutions that allow our teams and clients to identify, attract and recruit exceptional talent.