January 22, 2016 – Executive search firm Taylor Strategy Partners (TSP) has expanded its staff with the addition of Ken Amicon as managing director in its executive and professional search practice.
Mr. Amicon brings over 20 years of executive and professional search experience to TSP in the payer, provider, health and property & casualty insurance sectors. He has conducted a wide variety of search assignments for large, multi-state healthcare and insurance companies, integrated delivery systems, pharmaceutical benefit management companies, specialty carve-out, and venture capital-backed companies.
Previously, Mr. Amicon was a managing partner at healthcare executive search firm Quick Leonard Kieffer. Before that, he served as a consultant with Witt/Kieffer, where he was part of its healthcare, managed care, and insurance search practices.
“We are excited to have Ken join the team allowing us to better serve our current and future hospital, provider and insurance clients,” said Drew Rothschild, TSP senior vice president & managing director for executive search. “Ken’s extensive retained search experience, along with our capabilities in HR consulting & assessment, will position TSP to address additional client challenges with personalized solutions.”
“I am thrilled to have joined the impressive professional team at TSP. I’m looking forward to continuing my work in executive and professional search and providing personal solutions that enhance the future success of people and organizations,” said Mr. Amicon.
Founded in 1968, Taylor Strategy Partners (TSP) works with clients to identify, acquire, select, develop, and retain talent. The firm is focused on the healthcare and life sciences sectors and provides recruitment process outsourcing, executive & professional search, and consulting & assessment services.
Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that healthcare employers added 39,000 new jobs last month, with most of the increase occurring in ambulatory health care services (+23,000) and hospitals (+12,000). Job growth in healthcare averaged 40,000 per month in 2015, compared with 26,000 per month in 2014.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media