January 15, 2021 – Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of senior-level HR leaders across the nation – from chief people officers and CHROs to heads of talent acquisition. CarterBaldwin Executive Search recently placed Brandon Bennett as vice president of human resources at global manufacturer Mountville Mills Inc. Jennifer Sobocinski led the assignment.
Mr. Bennett is an experienced human resources leader with 13-plus years spanning the entire HR spectrum. He has served in HR business partner roles and led specialty functions with medium to large-sized teams. Mr. Bennett joins Mountville Mills from Southwire Co., one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers, where he began his career as an intern in 2007. During his tenure, he progressively moved up the ranks within the HR department, most recently serving as director, HR shared services. He played a key role in integrating newly acquired businesses for Southwire and was instrumental in establishing them as an “Employer of Choice.”
At Mountville Mills, Mr. Bennett will be responsible for all aspects of HR across a multi-site manufacturing environment. Partnering with the executive team, he will lead the company’s strategic vision to grow and elevate its HR support to a business-oriented function and key player in business development.
Headquartered in LaGrange, GA, Mountville Mills is a global manufacturer of quality commercial, residential and promotional rubber-backed mats for millions of homes and businesses in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. Since its inception in 1963 by the late Emmett Hart, the family-owned business has grown to maintain more than 750,000 square feet in six manufacturing plants and employ more than 800 across North America and Europe.
Headquartered in Atlanta, CarterBaldwin provides executive search services in the healthcare, technology, non-profit, consumer services, industrial and media/telecom sectors. Its clients include name-brand institutions, such as KPMG, ADP, Teradata, First Data, Duke University, New York Life, Fleet Pride and Berkshire Hathaway. The firm is listed among the Top 50, the Private Equity Power 75, and the Top 40 Higher Education Search Firms – all rankings published by Hunt Scanlon Media.
CarterBaldwin Announces Search for Tyndale House Ministries Chief Executive Officer
Tyndale House Ministries, one of the largest independent Christian publishers in the world, has selected CarterBaldwin Executive Search to conduct a global search for its new CEO. Since 1962, Tyndale has grown from a modest home operation into a major publishing entity located in Carol Stream, IL. Following 36 years leading the organization, Tyndale House Ministries CEO Mark Taylor has announced his decision to retire in 2021.
The Tyndale board of directors has initiated the search to identify a new CEO who can leverage the strength of the past and lead the organization confidently into the future.
Ms. Sobocinski is a founding partner of CarterBaldwin and works across all industries with a deep concentration in the industrial and technology Industries. She specializes in executing CEO, C-level officer, and VP-level searches for public and private clients. Most of her clients range from privately-held/emerging enterprises to Fortune 1,000 companies in the manufacturing, industrial and technology sectors. She has also partnered with numerous boards of directors of privately-held (often family-owned) businesses across the country to recruit their first outside executive leaders, ranging from the CEO to the necessary supporting leadership team.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media