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To Integrate AI, Companies Must Alter Management Styles

To best serve their clients, executive recruiters must understand that a company’s integration of artificial intelligence requires trust.

New Report Shows Diversity Gaps in AI/Data Leadership, Compensation

Heidrick & Struggles’ first annual survey of data, analytics and artificial intelligence executives examines both organizational structure and compensation for roles with these responsibilities.

Attracting Top Talent in the Age of AI

Artificial intelligence and automated technologies are about to transform the search for people. David Chan, CEO of Bo Le Associates, discusses how to find and retain talent in the workplace of tomorrow.

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BrainWorks Delivers on RightCrowd CEO Search

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks has secured Jason Bohrer as CEO of RightCrowd, a Bloom Equity Partners company. Ashley Peretick collaborated with Bloom Equity and RightCrowd to assess the optimal candidate for the CEO position. “Recognizing the significance of partnering with a private equity firm and the imperative of possessing adept security management skills alongside practical experience, Jason

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Slone Partners Recruits CEO for Magnetic Insight

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has recruited Chris A. Raanes as the new CEO of Magnetic Insight, a global provider of magnetic particle imaging (MPI). “Chris Raanes is a highly accomplished and respected leader in the quickly evolving medical device field with the vision and management acumen necessary to engage all stakeholders in a growing, successful

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Executive Recruiters Pull Off Another Remarkable Year, Remain Bullish for 2023

Hunt Scanlon Media has released its annual rankings of leading executive recruiters. In the U.S. and globally, billions of dollars poured into the high-end recruiting sector in 2022, a result of continued pentup demand for senior-level leaders and their key reports.

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The Lapham Group Helps Recruit COO for Hiscox

The Lapham Group has assisted in the recruitment of Leigh Hellrung as chief operating officer of Hiscox. She will serve on the Hiscox U.S. leadership team and will report to Kevin Kerridge, CEO of Hiscox USA. “Leigh has earned a well-deserved reputation as an inclusive, transformational leader, with a glittering track record of creating best-in-class customer

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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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Hudson RPO Acquires Dubai-Based Striver

Hudson RPO, a global total talent solutions company owned by Old Greenwich, Conn.-based recruiting firm Hudson Global Inc., has acquired Striver, a Dubai-based executive search firm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the new acquisition of Striver in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hudson RPO is strongly equipped to partner with new

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Top Five Mistakes Companies Make with Succession Planning

Appointing the wrong chief executive officer carries significant costs, negatively impacting morale, productivity, reputation, culture, and the bottom line. From a financial perspective alone, unplanned CEO turnover across the globe costs shareholders $112 billion in annual returns. Despite this, CEO succession planning remains underdeveloped in many companies, according to a new report from Odgers Berndtson’s Robert C. Satterwhite

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Peña Search Recruits CEO for the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity

Peña Search has assisted in the recruitment of Ashley Brundage as the new CEO of the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Travis Hillier and Cindy Maloney led the assignment. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashley O. Brundage to Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity as our new, and first woman CEO; she is a force for good with a proven

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JDG Associates Assists the University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute in Finding New Leader

Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has assisted in the recruitment of David Sholl as the new executive director of the University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) and vice provost of University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His selection comes after an extensive national search and selection process that involved leadership across the UT System

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Fisher Leadership Recruits CEO for Dementia Australia

Executive search firm Fisher Leadership has placed Tanya Buchanan as the new CEO of Dementia Australia. Last year, Maree McCabe AM notified the Board of her decision to complete her time as CEO in 2024 after 13 years with the organization. “Finding someone to replace Ms. McCabe was not an easy task,” said Merran Kelsall, chair of

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KBRS Appoints Regional Head, DEI Co-Lead

Nova Scotia-headquartered executive search firm Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has named Ryna Young as regional head, executive search and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) co-lead, based in Toronto, Ontario. “We have witnessed significant growth in demand for trusted talent advisors, nationally,” said Andrea Forbes Hurley, managing partner of executive search at KBRS. “We’ve placed hundreds of leaders in education,

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How to Build Teams with Cultural Depth for Global Success

Cross-cultural remote teams have become a common phenomenon, professionals collaborate from wherever they are all over the world thanks to the power of technology. This has made it possible for the rapid growth in global business. A new report from Signium’s Didier Busard explains that more and more businesses operate in teams crossing time, cultural

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7 Ways to Unlock Value with Executive Search Firms

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, securing top-tier talent has become more challenging than ever. This is where executive recruiters step in as invaluable allies, offering a range of services beyond simply matching candidates with job openings, according to a recent report from Prestige Scientific’s Kristin Call. “While their primary role is well-known, there are

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CarterBaldwin Recruits CEO for the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

CarterBaldwin Executive Search has placed Bradley Gamble as the new CEO of the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention in Gainesville, FL. He will replace Phoebe Cade Miles who has served as its interim CEO since March of 2023. “On behalf of the entire board, we are thrilled to welcome Brad to the Cade, and

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Major, Lindsey & Africa Places General Counsel at NeighborWorks America

Hanover, MD-based executive search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has assisted in the hiring of Nakeasha L. Sanders-Small as the general counsel and corporate secretary of NeighborWorks America in Washington, D.C. “I am so pleased to welcome Nakeasha L. Sanders-Small as our incoming general counsel,” said Marietta Rodriguez, president and CEO. “Nakeasha is a collaborative, strategic leader

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Solomon Page Appoints VP of Search, Accounting & Finance

New York City headquartered executive search firm Solomon Page has named Shawn Gillespie as vice president, search, accounting & finance. Based in Los Angeles, he will support the firm within the region, leading search engagements with expertise in accounting, finance, treasury, audit, and tax disciplines across all industry verticals. Reporting to Managing Director Tim Calley, Mr. Gillespie will be

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The Demand for Interim CFOs Soars

Leading organizations are recognizing the value of integrating highly skilled on-demand talent—independent consultants, executives, project managers, and subject matter experts—into their workforce. With 72.1 million American workers (43 percent of the U.S. labor force) and countless other professionals worldwide choosing to work independently on a project-by-project basis or in interim leadership engagements, companies that rely

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Caldwell Posts 17.2 Decrease in Revenue

Toronto-based Caldwell posted Q2 revenues of $17.8 million (Canadian), a 17.2 percent decrease from a year ago. “We saw modest sequential improvement in our results, as the softness in executive search bookings that we experienced in the first quarter dampened our second quarter revenue,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “There has been a measurable uplift in new

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TurningPoint Executive Search Fills Marketing Position for Jones Lake Management

TurningPoint Executive Search has placed Shara Evans as the director of marketing at Jones Lake Management. “Shara will take Jones Lake Management to new heights,” said Melanie Strauss, the TurningPoint Executive Search partner who led the search. “This is a very niche market with a limited candidate pool of professionals who possess the knowledge and business acumen

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Massey Henry Recruits Chief Risk Officer and CFO for SaskCentral

Toronto-based executive search firm Massey Henry has assisted in the recruitment of Cheryl Maksymiw as chief risk officer and chief financial officer of SaskCentral. “Cheryl brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services, with deep enterprise risk management and financial reporting expertise,” Massey Henry said. “Having held progressive positions with the organization since 2009,

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ECA Partners Expands Search Staff

Santa Monica, CA-based search firm ECA Partners has expanded with the addition of Natasha Bunten as a senior director. “Natasha, with her distinguished career in private equity and sales operations, brings valuable expertise to this vital role,” the firm said. “Natasha’s extensive experience in the private equity, B2B services, and healthcare sectors, combined with her track record

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Winning Through M&A: The Remarkable Habits Of Successful Dealmakers

Nearly 15 years ago, McKinsey & Company set out to answer a critically important management issue: What type of M&A strategy creates the most value for large companies. The answer that came back was clear: Companies that practice programmatic M&A are likely to outperform competitors. In 2019, McKinsey took another look. It’s research reflected the growing importance

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Chartwell Partners Recruits CFO for First United Bank

Dallas, TX-based executive search firm Chartwell Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Brian Johnson as the new CFO of First United Bank. Scott Petty, managing partner of Chartwell Partners’ financial services practice, led the search along with principal Sean O’Neal. “We were excited to partner with Greg Massey on this strategic hire,” said Mr. Petty. “Brian

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Cooper Coleman Seeking New Leader for the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Kathy Kraushar of Chicago-based Cooper Coleman LLC is currently at the final stages of its search for a new president and CEO for the Kalamazoo Nature Center in Michigan. The CEO is responsible for all financial, operational, administrative, and legal/compliance aspects of organizational management, including but not limited to public relations, financial management, fundraising, organizational development, and

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N2Growth Launches Cloud-Based Platform Vue

N2Growth, a Philadelphia-based management consulting and executive search firm, has launched cloud-based Vue. “Vue marks a significant leap in the executive search industry, offering unparalleled transparency, collaboration, and data-driven insights at every stage of the search process,” the search firm said. “In an era where data and transparency are paramount, we’ve engineered Vue to reshape the

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Acertitude Expands Search Staff

Executive search firm Acertitude has expanded with the addition of Heather Johnson as a partner working across healthcare services, HCIT, and private equity. “Heather’s deep sector knowledge in services and health-tech, along with her extensive network, client engagement skills, and talent identification capabilities perfectly complement our healthcare expansion strategy,” said Rick DeRose, co-founder, managing partner, and leader of

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The Bridge Between Talent and Value

In a world where organizations are driven by talent, the executive search industry plays a critical role in identifying and placing top professionals in key positions. From mid-level roles to the C-suite and boards of directors, recruiters serve as the bridge between talent and value across all industries and sectors. But the world of executive

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Academic Search Seeking President for Tennessee State University

Education-focused executive recruiter Academic Search was recently selected by Tennessee State University to lead in its search for a new president. Current president Glenda Glove has announced that she is retiring. The assignment is being led by senior consultants Maria Thompson and John W. Garland. The Tennessee State University board of trustees is seeking an exceptional leader to serve

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Greenwich Harbor Partners Fills Board Positions for Start Early

Recruiting for boards of directors, considered the backbones of organizations, has grown markedly more challenging, say recruiters who conduct searches in that area. As a result, companies continue to turn to executive search firms to help find new board members. Greenwich Harbor Partners recently recruited Claudia Teran VP, deputy general counsel and global head of commercial legal at Snap Inc., Adam Waltuch, EVP,

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Executive Search Firm Leap Solutions Acquired by George Peterson Insurance Agency

Santa Rosa, CA-based George Peterson Insurance Agency has acquired executive search firm Leap Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Leap Solutions, also based in Santa Rosa, is a management consulting company specializing in organizational development, human resources, executive search and recruitment. In the announcement sent from George Peterson Insurance Agency’s chief operating officer

Evolving Life Sciences/Healthcare Sector Busier Than Ever for Recruiters

Search consultants continue to say that there is an unprecedented opportunity for visionary healthcare/life sciences leaders to redefine the future of the industry. A shifting economic climate and the rapid pace of innovation have fueled many changes in the healthcare industry through acquisitions, divestitures, and new company formations. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of technologies

Evolving Life Sciences/Healthcare Sector Busier Than Ever for Recruiters

Search consultants continue to say that there is an unprecedented opportunity for visionary healthcare/life sciences leaders to redefine the future of the industry. A shifting economic climate and the rapid pace of innovation have fueled many changes in the healthcare industry through acquisitions, divestitures, and new company formations. The pandemic accelerated the adoption of technologies

BrainWorks Delivers on RightCrowd CEO Search

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks has secured Jason Bohrer as CEO of RightCrowd, a Bloom Equity Partners company. Ashley Peretick collaborated with Bloom Equity and RightCrowd to assess the optimal candidate for the CEO position. “Recognizing the significance of partnering with a private equity firm and the imperative of possessing adept security management skills alongside practical experience, Jason

Slone Partners Recruits CEO for Magnetic Insight

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has recruited Chris A. Raanes as the new CEO of Magnetic Insight, a global provider of magnetic particle imaging (MPI). “Chris Raanes is a highly accomplished and respected leader in the quickly evolving medical device field with the vision and management acumen necessary to engage all stakeholders in a growing, successful

The Lapham Group Helps Recruit COO for Hiscox

The Lapham Group has assisted in the recruitment of Leigh Hellrung as chief operating officer of Hiscox. She will serve on the Hiscox U.S. leadership team and will report to Kevin Kerridge, CEO of Hiscox USA. “Leigh has earned a well-deserved reputation as an inclusive, transformational leader, with a glittering track record of creating best-in-class customer

Hudson RPO Acquires Dubai-Based Striver

Hudson RPO, a global total talent solutions company owned by Old Greenwich, Conn.-based recruiting firm Hudson Global Inc., has acquired Striver, a Dubai-based executive search firm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the new acquisition of Striver in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hudson RPO is strongly equipped to partner with new

Top Five Mistakes Companies Make with Succession Planning

Appointing the wrong chief executive officer carries significant costs, negatively impacting morale, productivity, reputation, culture, and the bottom line. From a financial perspective alone, unplanned CEO turnover across the globe costs shareholders $112 billion in annual returns. Despite this, CEO succession planning remains underdeveloped in many companies, according to a new report from Odgers Berndtson’s Robert C. Satterwhite

Peña Search Recruits CEO for the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity

Peña Search has assisted in the recruitment of Ashley Brundage as the new CEO of the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Travis Hillier and Cindy Maloney led the assignment. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashley O. Brundage to Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity as our new, and first woman CEO; she is a force for good with a proven

JDG Associates Assists the University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute in Finding New Leader

Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has assisted in the recruitment of David Sholl as the new executive director of the University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) and vice provost of University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His selection comes after an extensive national search and selection process that involved leadership across the UT System

Fisher Leadership Recruits CEO for Dementia Australia

Executive search firm Fisher Leadership has placed Tanya Buchanan as the new CEO of Dementia Australia. Last year, Maree McCabe AM notified the Board of her decision to complete her time as CEO in 2024 after 13 years with the organization. “Finding someone to replace Ms. McCabe was not an easy task,” said Merran Kelsall, chair of

KBRS Appoints Regional Head, DEI Co-Lead

Nova Scotia-headquartered executive search firm Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) has named Ryna Young as regional head, executive search and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) co-lead, based in Toronto, Ontario. “We have witnessed significant growth in demand for trusted talent advisors, nationally,” said Andrea Forbes Hurley, managing partner of executive search at KBRS. “We’ve placed hundreds of leaders in education,

How to Build Teams with Cultural Depth for Global Success

Cross-cultural remote teams have become a common phenomenon, professionals collaborate from wherever they are all over the world thanks to the power of technology. This has made it possible for the rapid growth in global business. A new report from Signium’s Didier Busard explains that more and more businesses operate in teams crossing time, cultural

7 Ways to Unlock Value with Executive Search Firms

In today’s fiercely competitive job market, securing top-tier talent has become more challenging than ever. This is where executive recruiters step in as invaluable allies, offering a range of services beyond simply matching candidates with job openings, according to a recent report from Prestige Scientific’s Kristin Call. “While their primary role is well-known, there are

CarterBaldwin Recruits CEO for the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

CarterBaldwin Executive Search has placed Bradley Gamble as the new CEO of the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention in Gainesville, FL. He will replace Phoebe Cade Miles who has served as its interim CEO since March of 2023. “On behalf of the entire board, we are thrilled to welcome Brad to the Cade, and

Major, Lindsey & Africa Places General Counsel at NeighborWorks America

Hanover, MD-based executive search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has assisted in the hiring of Nakeasha L. Sanders-Small as the general counsel and corporate secretary of NeighborWorks America in Washington, D.C. “I am so pleased to welcome Nakeasha L. Sanders-Small as our incoming general counsel,” said Marietta Rodriguez, president and CEO. “Nakeasha is a collaborative, strategic leader

Solomon Page Appoints VP of Search, Accounting & Finance

New York City headquartered executive search firm Solomon Page has named Shawn Gillespie as vice president, search, accounting & finance. Based in Los Angeles, he will support the firm within the region, leading search engagements with expertise in accounting, finance, treasury, audit, and tax disciplines across all industry verticals. Reporting to Managing Director Tim Calley, Mr. Gillespie will be

The Demand for Interim CFOs Soars

Leading organizations are recognizing the value of integrating highly skilled on-demand talent—independent consultants, executives, project managers, and subject matter experts—into their workforce. With 72.1 million American workers (43 percent of the U.S. labor force) and countless other professionals worldwide choosing to work independently on a project-by-project basis or in interim leadership engagements, companies that rely

Caldwell Posts 17.2 Decrease in Revenue

Toronto-based Caldwell posted Q2 revenues of $17.8 million (Canadian), a 17.2 percent decrease from a year ago. “We saw modest sequential improvement in our results, as the softness in executive search bookings that we experienced in the first quarter dampened our second quarter revenue,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “There has been a measurable uplift in new

TurningPoint Executive Search Fills Marketing Position for Jones Lake Management

TurningPoint Executive Search has placed Shara Evans as the director of marketing at Jones Lake Management. “Shara will take Jones Lake Management to new heights,” said Melanie Strauss, the TurningPoint Executive Search partner who led the search. “This is a very niche market with a limited candidate pool of professionals who possess the knowledge and business acumen

Massey Henry Recruits Chief Risk Officer and CFO for SaskCentral

Toronto-based executive search firm Massey Henry has assisted in the recruitment of Cheryl Maksymiw as chief risk officer and chief financial officer of SaskCentral. “Cheryl brings more than 20 years of experience in financial services, with deep enterprise risk management and financial reporting expertise,” Massey Henry said. “Having held progressive positions with the organization since 2009,

ECA Partners Expands Search Staff

Santa Monica, CA-based search firm ECA Partners has expanded with the addition of Natasha Bunten as a senior director. “Natasha, with her distinguished career in private equity and sales operations, brings valuable expertise to this vital role,” the firm said. “Natasha’s extensive experience in the private equity, B2B services, and healthcare sectors, combined with her track record

Winning Through M&A: The Remarkable Habits Of Successful Dealmakers

Nearly 15 years ago, McKinsey & Company set out to answer a critically important management issue: What type of M&A strategy creates the most value for large companies. The answer that came back was clear: Companies that practice programmatic M&A are likely to outperform competitors. In 2019, McKinsey took another look. It’s research reflected the growing importance

Chartwell Partners Recruits CFO for First United Bank

Dallas, TX-based executive search firm Chartwell Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Brian Johnson as the new CFO of First United Bank. Scott Petty, managing partner of Chartwell Partners’ financial services practice, led the search along with principal Sean O’Neal. “We were excited to partner with Greg Massey on this strategic hire,” said Mr. Petty. “Brian

Cooper Coleman Seeking New Leader for the Kalamazoo Nature Center

Kathy Kraushar of Chicago-based Cooper Coleman LLC is currently at the final stages of its search for a new president and CEO for the Kalamazoo Nature Center in Michigan. The CEO is responsible for all financial, operational, administrative, and legal/compliance aspects of organizational management, including but not limited to public relations, financial management, fundraising, organizational development, and

N2Growth Launches Cloud-Based Platform Vue

N2Growth, a Philadelphia-based management consulting and executive search firm, has launched cloud-based Vue. “Vue marks a significant leap in the executive search industry, offering unparalleled transparency, collaboration, and data-driven insights at every stage of the search process,” the search firm said. “In an era where data and transparency are paramount, we’ve engineered Vue to reshape the

Acertitude Expands Search Staff

Executive search firm Acertitude has expanded with the addition of Heather Johnson as a partner working across healthcare services, HCIT, and private equity. “Heather’s deep sector knowledge in services and health-tech, along with her extensive network, client engagement skills, and talent identification capabilities perfectly complement our healthcare expansion strategy,” said Rick DeRose, co-founder, managing partner, and leader of

The Bridge Between Talent and Value

In a world where organizations are driven by talent, the executive search industry plays a critical role in identifying and placing top professionals in key positions. From mid-level roles to the C-suite and boards of directors, recruiters serve as the bridge between talent and value across all industries and sectors. But the world of executive

Academic Search Seeking President for Tennessee State University

Education-focused executive recruiter Academic Search was recently selected by Tennessee State University to lead in its search for a new president. Current president Glenda Glove has announced that she is retiring. The assignment is being led by senior consultants Maria Thompson and John W. Garland. The Tennessee State University board of trustees is seeking an exceptional leader to serve

Greenwich Harbor Partners Fills Board Positions for Start Early

Recruiting for boards of directors, considered the backbones of organizations, has grown markedly more challenging, say recruiters who conduct searches in that area. As a result, companies continue to turn to executive search firms to help find new board members. Greenwich Harbor Partners recently recruited Claudia Teran VP, deputy general counsel and global head of commercial legal at Snap Inc., Adam Waltuch, EVP,

Executive Search Firm Leap Solutions Acquired by George Peterson Insurance Agency

Santa Rosa, CA-based George Peterson Insurance Agency has acquired executive search firm Leap Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Leap Solutions, also based in Santa Rosa, is a management consulting company specializing in organizational development, human resources, executive search and recruitment. In the announcement sent from George Peterson Insurance Agency’s chief operating officer

Pender & Howe Launches New Interim and Fractional Search Service

Across the board, in every industry, today’s market is fueled by growing demand for top talent against a landscape of short supply. This has led to nearly three million people taking temporary jobs, a number that is expected to grow at a healthy pace over the next few years as companies strive to stay agile

The Business Case for Gender-Inclusive Leadership Teams

The power of women in leadership has been widely documented over the past decade. When companies appoint more women to senior positions, research shows profitability grows, openness to change rises, and customer experiences improve. It’s no surprise that global organizations are strengthening diversity initiatives, seeking equal gender representation in leadership roles—and increasingly, companies are recognizing the

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