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Hunt Scanlon Ventures Facilitates True Acquisition of Hobbs & Towne

Haddonfield, NJ-based True, a global executive talent management platform, has acquired climate technology and sustainability executive search firm Hobbs & Towne, Inc. (HTI). Led...

Hunt Scanlon Ventures Facilitates ZRG Acquisition of Waking the Talk

Executive search firm ZRG has acquired Walking the Talk, a consulting and advisory firm focused on culture transformation. Hunt Scanlon Ventures facilitated the...

Hunt Scanlon Ventures Facilitates CTR Group Acquisition of RM Nephew & Associates

A group of private investors led by majority partner CTR Group, a Virginia-based, family-owned employment services firm, has completed its acquisition of RM Nephew & Associates...

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ON Partners Places CIO for Skillsoft Corp.

ON Partners has assisted in the recruitment of Orla Daly as chief information officer of Skillsoft Corp., a Nashua, NH-based provider of corporate digital learning services. Partners Andy Hickman and Bryan Buck led the assignment. Ms. Daly brings 25 years of experience delivering effective IT and building business partnerships with leading organizations such as National Grid, Dell,

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BoardWalk Consulting Assists the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation in the Recruitment of New Leader

Executive recruitment firm BoardWalk Consulting has assisted in the recruitment of Brittany Collins as the new executive director of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation in Atlanta. She succeeds Jackie Stradley, who has led the organization since its inception. Ms. Collins’ appointment culminates a wide-ranging national search that reached about 200 potential candidates and referral sources. “Brittany is

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Executive Search Firms Shatter Growth Records According to Hunt Scanlon Media

Hunt Scanlon Media has released its annual rankings of leading executive search firms. In the U.S. and globally, billions of dollars poured into the high-end recruiting sector in 2021, a result of pent-up demand for executives and their key reports.

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Joe McCormack Set to Retire from McCormack+Kristel

Veteran search consultant Joe McCormack, founder of McCormack+Kristel, will be retiring this summer after 29 years. Managing partner Michelle Kristel will continue to run the firm’s national practice. “Founding and running our firm has been the most important work of my career,” said Mr. McCormack. “During the past 29 years, I have been fortunate to

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GDPR – The Perfect Time to Refresh Your Database

As executive search firms grapple with the complexities of GDPR, many are concerned that the new regulation will mean deleting thousands of records built up over many years. Surely there must be an alternative?

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ZRG Partners Appoints Co-Leader of Global CFO Practice

ZRG Partners has named Blayne O’Hara as managing director and co-leader of the firm’s global financial officers practice. “Blayne has worked with some of the world’s largest organizations, shaping financial transformation through the build-out of new finance functions and leading change through talent,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “His appointment as co-lead of the global financial officers practice

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Amid Global Labor Shortage, Businesses Rethink Talent Strategies 

Amid ongoing labor shortages around the world, The Conference Board has released a new report to help business leaders rethink strategies for finding the right talent. The report, Navigating the Global Talent Tsunami, encourages leaders to fundamentally rethink long-held assumptions about who can do the work; where, when, and how the work gets done; and the talent acquisition

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The Grant Partners Recruits President and CEO for Greater Nashville Technology Council

Alpharetta, GA-based The Grant Partners has placed Elise Cambournac as president and CEO of the Greater Nashville Technology Council (GNTC), an organization focused on positioning the community as a leader in technology driven solutions. Ms. Cambournac succeeds Brian Moyer, who recently announced that he would be stepping away from the organization. Ms. Cambournac was selected in a nationwide

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Jobless Claims Remain at Historically Low Levels

The Labor Department reported that 229,000 Americans have filed new claims for state unemployment benefits, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 2,000 from 229,000 to 231,000. The four-week moving average was 223,500, an increase of 4,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The

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Penrhyn International Adds New Member Firm in Spain

Executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters and open new locations. Global recruiting consortiums, meanwhile, are taking advantage of a resurgence in certain geographic areas. Global executive search consortium Penrhyn International recently expanded in Spain with the addition of Recarte

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Why Middle Management Matters in Today’s PE Backed Portfolio Companies

Middle managers in any organization act as the glue that enables everything to happen. They connect, enable, and provide whatever their teams and first-line managers need to get their work done. But their role, according to executive recruiters and private equity talent leaders, is often overlooked and undervalued. A fundamental characteristic that PE firms are seeking

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Korn Ferry Posts 45 Percent Revenue Gain

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) has posted 2022 fiscal year-end revenues of $2.6 billion, up 45 percent from a year ago. The Los Angeles-headquartered executive recruiter and leadership consultant – the largest globally and in the Americas as ranked by Hunt Scanlon Media – also reported fourth quarter revenue of $721.1 million, an increase of 30 percent. The rise in revenue was primarily due to

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Diversified Search Group Appoints Leader of Legal, Risk, Compliance & Government Affairs Practice

Diversified Search Group (DSG), a leading search firm backed by private equity firm ShoreView Industries, has named Sonya Olds Som as a global managing partner and leader of the newly created legal, risk, compliance & government affairs practice. “With a proliferation of new and intensified risks, challenges and opportunities today, companies are seeking deeper levels of legal and

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Caliber Associates Recruits Chief Medical Officer for GentiBio

San Diego, CA- based Caliber Associates recently placed Dr. Neely Mozaffarian as the chief medical officer of GentiBio Inc. in Cambridge, MA. “Neely brings tremendous clinical leadership with great expertise in immunology and autoimmunity to the GentiBio team,” said Steve Hochberg, CEO of Caliber Associates. “Neely’s wealth of knowledge of inflammatory diseases and autoimmune disorders, combined with her

Envision Consulting Recruits President and CEO for Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Pasadena, CA-based search firm Envision Consulting recently placed Stacy Lieberman as the new president and CEO of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles (LFLA). She becomes the foundation’s fourth president in 30 years and will succeed former president Ken Brecher, who retired last September after an 11-year tenure. “We are thrilled to have Stacy as our next leader

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A Review of the Latest Top Talent Acquisition Trends 

The talent market has evolved rapidly over the past two and a half years. In fact, it has not only evolved, it has transformed irrevocably. Widening skills gaps, changing candidate expectations, and record job openings are all impacting talent acquisition. A recent report from WilsonHCG examines the latest trends. Internal mobility programs will play a pivotal role in talent acquisition strategies,

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Diversified Search Group | Koya Partners Tapped by the Washington Research Library Consortium to Find New Leader  

Diversified Search Group | Koya Partners has been called in by the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) to lead its search for a new executive director. Spearheading the assignment are managing director Beth Schaefer and senior search associate Marisa Chock. The firm seeks a dynamic, creative leader to provide innovative and thoughtful leadership, and to advance the mission of this member-driven

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SearchWide Global Leads CFO Search for Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau

Executive recruitment firm SearchWide Global has been enlisted to find a chief financial officer for the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau in Ohio. Senior vice president Kellie Henderson is spearheading the assignment. The organization’s CFO serves as the principal financial advisor and strategic partner to the chief executive officer, said the search firm. The CFO directs

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Indeed Names Chief People Officer

Global hiring platform Indeed has appointed Priscilla Koranteng as its chief people officer. “We are delighted to welcome Priscilla to join us in our mission to help people get jobs. Indeed is a people-centered business, and as chief people officer, Priscilla will be a key driver in helping our team grow and innovate to better serve

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Kestria Adds Pender & Howe to Network 

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has expanded its presence in North America with the addition of Toronto-based Pender & Howe Executive Search as its newest member firm. ‘We are thrilled to represent Kestria in Canada and the USA, and we are committed to fulfilling the alliance’s mission of providing first-class executive search services wherever you are

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How Succession Planning Can be Your Secret Weapon

The legal market continues to be highly active in 2022. As the fight to attract and retain top-level talent rages on, organizations are looking for ways to distinguish themselves to candidates and retain current high-performing employees. While this has increased pressure on compensation ranges, money alone often will not drive a candidate’s interest in a

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Artico Search Assists Jane in the Recruitment of Chief Marketing Officer

Long before COVID-19 flipped the world upside down, the retail sector was in the midst of a grand makeover — with retail companies pivoting and sometimes completely reinventing themselves to keep up with customers’ changing habits in how and where they shop. At the outset of the pandemic, mandated shutdowns fast-tracked those changes, and retail

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HARTZ Search Seeks CEO for University Medical Center New Orleans

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search was recently enlisted by the University Medical Center New

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Daversa Partners Appoints Managing Director

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has appointed Will Brewster as managing director, bringing nearly a decade of search experience to the firm’s leadership team. “It has been my pleasure to watch what Will has done during his tenure at Daversa,” said Peter Baiocco, partner at Daversa Partners. “Years ago, we

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Kennedy Executive Search Adds New Member Firm in Ireland

Kennedy Executive Search, a network of independent executive search firms, has added Dublin-based Vista Executive Search as its first partner in Ireland. Vista becomes the 15th partner firm for Kennedy, bringing the total number of offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia to 24. “Many of the world’s most successful companies have chosen Ireland

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A Look at the Second Half of 2022 and What Lies Ahead

Disruption has taken on a positive connotation: Industry “disruptors” are shaking things up in creative, future-oriented, and highly profitable ways. It has not, however, lost its older, negative, connotation: The pandemic has been broadly disruptive at every level of everyone’s life, according to a report for ZRG Partners. The search firm, which is backed by

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Lindauer Assists University of Washington in Recruitment of VP of Development

Boston-based Lindauer has assisted in the recruitment of Tamara Michel Josserand as vice president of development, university advancement for the University of Washington (UW). She succeeds Dan Peterson, who is retiring. Jill Lasman, senior executive vice president, and Tensie J. Taylor, consultant, led the assignment. “I’m so pleased to welcome Tamara to the University of Washington. She is

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Collegiate Sports Associates Assists Louisville with Athletic Director Search

After a national search, Raleigh, NC-based Collegiate Sports Associates (CSA) recently helped the University of Louisville in Kentucky place Josh Heird as its athletic director. Mr. Heird had been serving as interim AD since late last year, after the resignation of Vince Tyra. He had previously been deputy athletic director. In a special meeting last Friday, the University

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Jobless Claims Fall Slightly Signaling Tight Labor Market

The Labor Department reported that 229,000 Americans have filed new claims for state unemployment benefits, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 3,000 from 229,000 to 232,000. The four-week moving average was 218,500, an increase of 2,750 from the previous week’s revised average. The

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The Barton Partnership Appoints Senior Leaders

The Barton Partnership, a U.K.-based executive search firm, has expanded its North American business with two senior appointments: Michael Harrison Neier as head of professional services and Gareth Davies as leader of its independent consulting practice. “I am delighted to have Michael and Gareth on board as we continue to expand our global footprint,” said Nicholas Barton,

Has the Great Resignation Stalled?

Not long ago—as recently as last month—job hunters seemed to have all the leverage. Nationwide, there were nearly two open jobs for every unemployed person. In some markets the ratio was closer to 3:1. The economy beat expectations and added 390,000 jobs last month. The country’s unemployment rate also remained at 3.6 percent, an ultralow level that is

Has the Great Resignation Stalled?

Not long ago—as recently as last month—job hunters seemed to have all the leverage. Nationwide, there were nearly two open jobs for every unemployed person. In some markets the ratio was closer to 3:1. The economy beat expectations and added 390,000 jobs last month. The country’s unemployment rate also remained at 3.6 percent, an ultralow level that is

ON Partners Places CIO for Skillsoft Corp.

ON Partners has assisted in the recruitment of Orla Daly as chief information officer of Skillsoft Corp., a Nashua, NH-based provider of corporate digital learning services. Partners Andy Hickman and Bryan Buck led the assignment. Ms. Daly brings 25 years of experience delivering effective IT and building business partnerships with leading organizations such as National Grid, Dell,

BoardWalk Consulting Assists the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation in the Recruitment of New Leader

Executive recruitment firm BoardWalk Consulting has assisted in the recruitment of Brittany Collins as the new executive director of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation in Atlanta. She succeeds Jackie Stradley, who has led the organization since its inception. Ms. Collins’ appointment culminates a wide-ranging national search that reached about 200 potential candidates and referral sources. “Brittany is

Joe McCormack Set to Retire from McCormack+Kristel

Veteran search consultant Joe McCormack, founder of McCormack+Kristel, will be retiring this summer after 29 years. Managing partner Michelle Kristel will continue to run the firm’s national practice. “Founding and running our firm has been the most important work of my career,” said Mr. McCormack. “During the past 29 years, I have been fortunate to

ZRG Partners Appoints Co-Leader of Global CFO Practice

ZRG Partners has named Blayne O’Hara as managing director and co-leader of the firm’s global financial officers practice. “Blayne has worked with some of the world’s largest organizations, shaping financial transformation through the build-out of new finance functions and leading change through talent,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “His appointment as co-lead of the global financial officers practice

Amid Global Labor Shortage, Businesses Rethink Talent Strategies 

Amid ongoing labor shortages around the world, The Conference Board has released a new report to help business leaders rethink strategies for finding the right talent. The report, Navigating the Global Talent Tsunami, encourages leaders to fundamentally rethink long-held assumptions about who can do the work; where, when, and how the work gets done; and the talent acquisition

The Grant Partners Recruits President and CEO for Greater Nashville Technology Council

Alpharetta, GA-based The Grant Partners has placed Elise Cambournac as president and CEO of the Greater Nashville Technology Council (GNTC), an organization focused on positioning the community as a leader in technology driven solutions. Ms. Cambournac succeeds Brian Moyer, who recently announced that he would be stepping away from the organization. Ms. Cambournac was selected in a nationwide

Jobless Claims Remain at Historically Low Levels

The Labor Department reported that 229,000 Americans have filed new claims for state unemployment benefits, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 2,000 from 229,000 to 231,000. The four-week moving average was 223,500, an increase of 4,500 from the previous week’s revised average. The

Penrhyn International Adds New Member Firm in Spain

Executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters and open new locations. Global recruiting consortiums, meanwhile, are taking advantage of a resurgence in certain geographic areas. Global executive search consortium Penrhyn International recently expanded in Spain with the addition of Recarte

Why Middle Management Matters in Today’s PE Backed Portfolio Companies

Middle managers in any organization act as the glue that enables everything to happen. They connect, enable, and provide whatever their teams and first-line managers need to get their work done. But their role, according to executive recruiters and private equity talent leaders, is often overlooked and undervalued. A fundamental characteristic that PE firms are seeking

Korn Ferry Posts 45 Percent Revenue Gain

Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) has posted 2022 fiscal year-end revenues of $2.6 billion, up 45 percent from a year ago. The Los Angeles-headquartered executive recruiter and leadership consultant – the largest globally and in the Americas as ranked by Hunt Scanlon Media – also reported fourth quarter revenue of $721.1 million, an increase of 30 percent. The rise in revenue was primarily due to

Diversified Search Group Appoints Leader of Legal, Risk, Compliance & Government Affairs Practice

Diversified Search Group (DSG), a leading search firm backed by private equity firm ShoreView Industries, has named Sonya Olds Som as a global managing partner and leader of the newly created legal, risk, compliance & government affairs practice. “With a proliferation of new and intensified risks, challenges and opportunities today, companies are seeking deeper levels of legal and

Caliber Associates Recruits Chief Medical Officer for GentiBio

San Diego, CA- based Caliber Associates recently placed Dr. Neely Mozaffarian as the chief medical officer of GentiBio Inc. in Cambridge, MA. “Neely brings tremendous clinical leadership with great expertise in immunology and autoimmunity to the GentiBio team,” said Steve Hochberg, CEO of Caliber Associates. “Neely’s wealth of knowledge of inflammatory diseases and autoimmune disorders, combined with her

Envision Consulting Recruits President and CEO for Library Foundation of Los Angeles

Pasadena, CA-based search firm Envision Consulting recently placed Stacy Lieberman as the new president and CEO of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles (LFLA). She becomes the foundation’s fourth president in 30 years and will succeed former president Ken Brecher, who retired last September after an 11-year tenure. “We are thrilled to have Stacy as our next leader

A Review of the Latest Top Talent Acquisition Trends 

The talent market has evolved rapidly over the past two and a half years. In fact, it has not only evolved, it has transformed irrevocably. Widening skills gaps, changing candidate expectations, and record job openings are all impacting talent acquisition. A recent report from WilsonHCG examines the latest trends. Internal mobility programs will play a pivotal role in talent acquisition strategies,

Diversified Search Group | Koya Partners Tapped by the Washington Research Library Consortium to Find New Leader  

Diversified Search Group | Koya Partners has been called in by the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) to lead its search for a new executive director. Spearheading the assignment are managing director Beth Schaefer and senior search associate Marisa Chock. The firm seeks a dynamic, creative leader to provide innovative and thoughtful leadership, and to advance the mission of this member-driven

SearchWide Global Leads CFO Search for Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau

Executive recruitment firm SearchWide Global has been enlisted to find a chief financial officer for the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau in Ohio. Senior vice president Kellie Henderson is spearheading the assignment. The organization’s CFO serves as the principal financial advisor and strategic partner to the chief executive officer, said the search firm. The CFO directs

Indeed Names Chief People Officer

Global hiring platform Indeed has appointed Priscilla Koranteng as its chief people officer. “We are delighted to welcome Priscilla to join us in our mission to help people get jobs. Indeed is a people-centered business, and as chief people officer, Priscilla will be a key driver in helping our team grow and innovate to better serve

Kestria Adds Pender & Howe to Network 

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has expanded its presence in North America with the addition of Toronto-based Pender & Howe Executive Search as its newest member firm. ‘We are thrilled to represent Kestria in Canada and the USA, and we are committed to fulfilling the alliance’s mission of providing first-class executive search services wherever you are

How Succession Planning Can be Your Secret Weapon

The legal market continues to be highly active in 2022. As the fight to attract and retain top-level talent rages on, organizations are looking for ways to distinguish themselves to candidates and retain current high-performing employees. While this has increased pressure on compensation ranges, money alone often will not drive a candidate’s interest in a

Artico Search Assists Jane in the Recruitment of Chief Marketing Officer

Long before COVID-19 flipped the world upside down, the retail sector was in the midst of a grand makeover — with retail companies pivoting and sometimes completely reinventing themselves to keep up with customers’ changing habits in how and where they shop. At the outset of the pandemic, mandated shutdowns fast-tracked those changes, and retail

HARTZ Search Seeks CEO for University Medical Center New Orleans

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search was recently enlisted by the University Medical Center New

Daversa Partners Appoints Managing Director

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has appointed Will Brewster as managing director, bringing nearly a decade of search experience to the firm’s leadership team. “It has been my pleasure to watch what Will has done during his tenure at Daversa,” said Peter Baiocco, partner at Daversa Partners. “Years ago, we

Kennedy Executive Search Adds New Member Firm in Ireland

Kennedy Executive Search, a network of independent executive search firms, has added Dublin-based Vista Executive Search as its first partner in Ireland. Vista becomes the 15th partner firm for Kennedy, bringing the total number of offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia to 24. “Many of the world’s most successful companies have chosen Ireland

A Look at the Second Half of 2022 and What Lies Ahead

Disruption has taken on a positive connotation: Industry “disruptors” are shaking things up in creative, future-oriented, and highly profitable ways. It has not, however, lost its older, negative, connotation: The pandemic has been broadly disruptive at every level of everyone’s life, according to a report for ZRG Partners. The search firm, which is backed by

Lindauer Assists University of Washington in Recruitment of VP of Development

Boston-based Lindauer has assisted in the recruitment of Tamara Michel Josserand as vice president of development, university advancement for the University of Washington (UW). She succeeds Dan Peterson, who is retiring. Jill Lasman, senior executive vice president, and Tensie J. Taylor, consultant, led the assignment. “I’m so pleased to welcome Tamara to the University of Washington. She is

Collegiate Sports Associates Assists Louisville with Athletic Director Search

After a national search, Raleigh, NC-based Collegiate Sports Associates (CSA) recently helped the University of Louisville in Kentucky place Josh Heird as its athletic director. Mr. Heird had been serving as interim AD since late last year, after the resignation of Vince Tyra. He had previously been deputy athletic director. In a special meeting last Friday, the University

Jobless Claims Fall Slightly Signaling Tight Labor Market

The Labor Department reported that 229,000 Americans have filed new claims for state unemployment benefits, a decrease of 3,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 3,000 from 229,000 to 232,000. The four-week moving average was 218,500, an increase of 2,750 from the previous week’s revised average. The

The Barton Partnership Appoints Senior Leaders

The Barton Partnership, a U.K.-based executive search firm, has expanded its North American business with two senior appointments: Michael Harrison Neier as head of professional services and Gareth Davies as leader of its independent consulting practice. “I am delighted to have Michael and Gareth on board as we continue to expand our global footprint,” said Nicholas Barton,

Corporate Focus on DEI Continues to Grow

Around the globe, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has grown to become a critically important boardroom topic given the increasing focus by legislatures, regulatory bodies, stock exchanges, investors, and the general public. Many of these stakeholders have enhanced their expectations around DEI because of the growing body of research that shows improving DEI results in

RSR Partners Elects New Chairman as Founder Transitions to Chairman Emeritus

The founder of Greenwich, Conn.-based RSR Partners, Russell S. Reynolds Jr., has started a leadership transition process that will see him move from executive chairman to chairman emeritus. Mr. Reynolds, 90, will be succeeded by R. Todd Ruppert as non-executive chairman. “The impact Russ has had on the industry, our firm, and me is immeasurable,” said

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