May 23, 2016 – Centerstone Executive Search & Consulting has opened a new Washington, D.C. office serving Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in the consumer products and services sector.
“As we continue to grow our national footprint, Washington, D.C. is an area of focus for us with its fertile landscape of businesses that operate in the consumer sector,” said Centerstone CEO Dr. Kim Villeneuve. “Our holistic approach to acquiring outside talent for specific opportunities delivers the most proactive, targeted and effective executive search in the market.” To that end the firm has expanded the number of functional roles it specializes in, including chief digital officer and other digital media talent.
Washington, D.C. is the fourth-largest metropolitan economy in the U.S. Consumer goods companies headquartered in the area include Rosetta Stone; Style Vibe; Think Geek; Alpha Industries; Mars, Incorporated; Customink; and Bare International.
Centerstone is a national search firm with additional offices in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Charleston. The firm focuses on consumer products and services across retail, wholesale, digital / e-commerce, hospitality and healthcare.
Dr. Villeneuve founded Centerstone in 1998 after serving as a managing partner in a boutique executive search firm that was acquired by Korn Ferry. She has successfully placed CEOs and executive teams, and built boards for companies ranging from new ventures to Fortune 500 firms. Some of her clients include Nordstrom; ULTA, Warnaco; DISH; Au Bon Pain; Jamba Juice; Sodexo; Bright Now! Dental; Johnson & Johnson; Redbox; Calvin Klein; Brooks, Starbucks; and CIGNA.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media