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Life Sciences and Healthcare Search Activity Remained Robust During Pandemic Year

As we round the corner to close out Q1, the economic picture seems to be slowly improving. But what is going to light the match in the last three quarters of 2021? For executive recruiters, life sciences and healthcare organizations hold keys to the answer. Eager for investment, far more resilient than the S&P 500

Meeting the Challenges of a New Landscape for Healthcare

Bob Clarke serves as CEO of Furst Group, which provides recruitment services to the healthcare and insurance industries. He has been a trusted advisor to CEOs and boards for more than 30 years. His acumen in executive search and integrated talent management is valued by hospital systems, managed care organizations, medical groups, indemnity companies, end-of-life

Sci.bio Recruiting: Winning the War for Biopharma Talent

One of the hallmarks of companies that are thriving in these challenging days of not only a pandemic but rapidly shifting talent needs is the ability to meet change with speed and agility. That’s why on-demand services and interim staffing are emerging as forces to be reckoned with in the “new normal” that is taking

Despite a Pandemic, the Life Sciences Sector Presses On

Steve Hochberg is the CEO and founder of Caliber Associates, an executive search firm focused exclusively on the life sciences sector. The organization’s leaders are highly experienced search professionals and biopharmaceutical executives who bring years of industry experience. Caliber Associates has partnered with over 150 leading companies and has completed upwards of 700 searches, placing

LifeSci Partners Introduces LS Associates

LifeSci Partners, a life-sciences focused consultancy, recently launched LS Associates, a global consulting service designed to provide companies with on demand C-suite leadership to flexibly and economically meet the strategic business needs of companies. LS Associates leverages the expertise and network of the larger LifeSci Partners platform to deliver targeted and talented executives with relevant

How COVID-19 is Transforming Healthcare Recruitment

As health systems recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, they face an ever-worsening provider shortage. Last year, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicted the U.S. would see a shortfall of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032. Now, lost revenue due to the pandemic has caused many hospitals to furlough employees and slowed, or completely delayed,

The Search is On for Top HR Leaders and Diversity Chiefs as Pandemic Risks Subside

As the pandemic raged last spring, chief human resource leaders stepped up around the nation. Their task: to play a starring role in helping organizations navigate and fight through a challenge that has turned out to be far greater than the one faced during the Great Recession. A recent article in The Economist noted that

Influencing the Composition of Tomorrow’s Leaders

With more than 22 years’ experience in the staffing industry, Jodi Chavez oversees the field organization and provides direction for Tatum. As president, Ms. Chavez is responsible for continuing to transform Tatum into a data-driven organizational search and consulting firm helping clients select the key financial talent they need to execute their business strategies. Throughout

Achieving Diversity in Private Equity

Diversity is a major topic of conversation in the private equity community, and many leaders think it is a long over-due, wakeup call to action. There simply are too few women and people of color serving in lead investment roles across the industry. A study by the data analysis firm Preqin, for example, found that

Hanold Associates Assists The New York Times Co. in CHRO Search

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has assisted The New York Times Co. in the recruitment of Jacqueline M. Welch as chief human resources officer (CHR0). She will report directly to president and CEO Meredith Kopit Levien and sit on the company’s executive committee as well as lead its talent and inclusion department.

Pandemic Changes CHRO Role for Good

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed C-suites all over the world. But for the role of CHRO, the changes have been revolutionary. A new report from IMSA Search examines how the COVID-19 crisis has demanded new capabilities and duties for chief HR officers. Its conclusion: the role of CHROs shouldn’t be overestimated. “At a time when

New Ways to Move the Needle on Diversity Hiring

As executive search professionals, Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Gina Barge of Caldwell have taken note of a lack of diversity at large technology companies. A new report they have co-authored examines why there are limited opportunities on senior leadership teams for people of color and women, and what can be done to change the trajectory. “What’s

Canadian Executive Search Market Recovery Expected by Second Half of 2021

According to the latest Best Countries survey by U.S. News & World Report, Canada enjoys second best-ranked status among countries around the world. The Great White North is second only to Switzerland and jumped ahead of Japan in the latest roster, which is based on global perception metrics that include cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, power,

A Look at the Canadian Search Market

John Wallace is CEO of Toronto-based Caldwell. He also serves on the firm’s board of directors. A results and client-focused leader, Mr. Wallace draws on 20 years of executive search experience to drive results based on objective measures, market intelligence, strategic planning initiatives, and clear targets for growth. Since becoming CEO in 2008, Mr. Wallace

Executive Recruiting for Canadian Organizations

Pascal Bécotte leads the Canadian operations for Russell Reynolds Associates and co-leads the firm’s global corporate officers’ group, which includes practices covering finance, human resources, operations, and supply chain, legal, regulatory, and compliance and corporate affairs. He is also a member of the firm’s global executive committee, as well as a member of its healthcare

Madison MacArthur Merges with The ExeQfind Group & The Qualifind Group

The ExeQfind Group, based in Atlanta and San Diego-based The Qualifind Group have merged Toronto-based executive search firm Madison MacArthur Incorporated into its search and recruitment platform. The dual practices, according to Sylvia MacArthur, president of Madison MacArthur, are now better positioned to provide expanded sector expertise, consultant depth, cultural fluency, and geographic reach while

Planning for 2021: Five Key Steps for Success

Even as COVID-19 played a disruptive role in business and professional lives this year, one thing remains certain: Organizations will need every ounce of talent they can acquire to guide them through the current situation and to drive growth in 2021 and beyond, according to a new report by Ontario-based The Verriez Group. As such,

Global Pandemic and Social Upheaval Ignite Executive Recruiting for Non-Profit Sector

What makes a not-for-profit organization great? Its mission, of course, as well as dedicated staff, volunteers, board members and various stakeholders. But according to executive recruiters, what may be most important is exceptional leadership – especially in such a politically-supercharged climate supported by a challenging economic environment. According to a new report just released by

Recruiting Non-Profit Senior Executives

Nowhere are leaders and talent more deeply passionate about what they do than in the mission driven sector. According to Korn Ferry, non-profit, philanthropy, and social enterprises are evolving at a rapid pace. Leaders are challenged with doing more with less as they navigate increasing demand. Jodi Weiss serves as practice leader for Korn Ferry’s

Non-Profit Leadership During the COVID-19 Crisis

Not-for-profit CEOs, who are already used to working with limited resources, are under enormous pressure as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. “Most chief executives are facing new financial constraints, shifting priorities among donors, and uncertain regulatory aid – all while tackling the operational challenges of running an enterprise with staff and volunteers trying gamely

Searching for Non-Profit Jobs as a Person of Color

Melissa Madzel has been a managing director with Koya Partners, part of the Diversified Search Group, since 2015. She leads and contributes to executive searches, mainly in the social justice community, as well as developing and deepening Koya’s relationships in the progressive movement. As the managing director, equity initiatives for Koya Partners, Ms. Madze is

Cyber Technology Recruiting Heats Up as Risks, and Opportunities, Multiply

With technology has come the insatiable – and merciless – need for talent. Having the right leaders and teams in place is now more critical than ever. Cyber technology leaders appear in various forms: chief information security officer (CISO), chief information risk officer, chief security officer (CSO), VP information security, chief trust officer, chief information

The State of Cyber Recruiting in Private Equity

Matt Comyns is managing partner of the cybersecurity practice at Caldwell. His focus is on recruiting chief information security officers and next-level-down top lieutenants in information security for large global corporations and fast-growing private companies, as well as cybersecurity consultants for leading professional services firms and top executives for cybersecurity technology companies. Mr. Comyns also

The Counter-Cyclical Hiring Impact of COVID-19

Having spent over a decade delivering executive search mandates in the professional and technology services domain, Gene Allmark-Kent is a partner and part of the global leadership team for the risk and data advisory practice at Wilton & Bain. He supports clients and their boards addressing the complex and ever-changing regulatory agenda, appointing key executives

COVID-19 Impact on Cybersecurity

While the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered offices and meetings passé, we as a society have moved much of our communication, purchasing, and general interaction directly to the internet. Zoom, Slack, Teams and WeChat dominate – and people suddenly seem busier than ever, according to a new report by Martin Mendelsohn at Kingsley Gate Partners. “We

JM Search Forms Dedicated Cybersecurity Practice

JM Search, a senior-level talent provider serving private equity investors, portfolio companies and Fortune 1000s, recently formed a dedicated cybersecurity practice to assist public and private equity-backed companies in identifying and recruiting high-performance leaders. Partners Kevin Kernan and Tom Figueroa are co-leaders of the firm’s center of excellence for cybersecurity leadership. The search firm brings

Dateline London: Optimism Persists as Growth Sectors Emerge in the Hunt for Talent

For all the challenges that 2020 has brought to the executive search industry in London – from COVID-19, a global economy under pressure, and continuing worries over Brexit – recruiters are looking ahead to the new year with a certain degree of optimism and even confidence. Playing off their strengths and opportunities, and never forgetting

Serving Clients During Critical Times

Alex Cormack, group managing director at Sheffield Haworth, is responsible for global practices within the London-based search firm. Additionally, he oversees the organization’s alternative investments business. Mr. Cormack focuses on senior executive search in financial services, working in partnership with a range of clients including institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, alternative investors, and

How One U.K.-Based Recruiter is Working During COVID-19

Ralph Grayson is a partner with U.K.-headquartered executive search firm Sainty, Hird & Partners. He has 30 years of recruitment experience in the financial services sector. Mr. Grayson specializes in global capital markets across all functions, products, and geographies. He has been instrumental in the establishment of many of the leading equities and investment banking

Armstrong Craven Moves to Employee-Owned Business Platform

Armstrong Craven, headquartered in Manchester, U.K., has become a majority employee-owned business. The firm will continue to be led by joint managing directors Rachel Davis and Peter Howarth. “We have long believed that the well-known benefits of employee ownership, when combined with our extremely dedicated team, will be a recipe for success, and we expect

Acertitude Opens London Office; Appoints Guy Barnes to Lead New Office

Executive search firm Acertitude has opened a new office in London and appointed Guy Barnes as managing partner to fuel global growth and lead the new location. Working closely together with co-founders Kevin O’Neill and Rick DeRose, Mr. Barnes will help drive the continuing evolution and international growth of the firm. Based out of Acertitude’s

Executive Recruiters See Shrinking New York Market as Opportunity for Talent Growth

No matter how much business activity is taking place in London, Hong Kong or Dubai, New York City rules as the world center of commerce and deal making. From Wall Street and its stock exchanges to the bustling world of retail, fashion and high tech, millions of people and billions of dollars come in and

Start Spreading the News: New York Will Be Back

Steven B. Potter, managing partner of Odgers Berndtson in New York, has spent over two decades as a founder, CEO and senior executive of several financial services executive search firms, all based in midtown Manhattan. Mr. Potter recently sat down with Hunt Scanlon Media to discuss how the business climate has changed in New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Launches Search for Chief Diversity Officer

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has retained Chicago-based Hanold Associates to lead its search for the organization’s first chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Keri Gavin, Sandra Peña, Jason Hanold and Katrina Prospero are leading the assignment. “We are honored to serve an organization that is playing such a vital role in our

The Key to Coping: Focus on the Silver Linings

Scott Page is a founding partner, and a managing director of Solomon Page, a Manhattan-based provider of staffing solutions (temporary, contract, temp to perm, project staffing, direct hire and executive search) and heads the financial services division since the firm’s inception in 1990. He has nearly three decades of experience in the executive search industry

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Executive Search Review

Life Sciences and Healthcare Search Activity Remained Robust During Pandemic Year

As we round the corner to close out Q1, the economic picture seems to be slowly improving. But what is going to light the match in the last three quarters of 2021? For executive recruiters, life sciences and healthcare organizations hold keys to the answer. Eager for investment, far more resilient than the S&P 500

Meeting the Challenges of a New Landscape for Healthcare

Bob Clarke serves as CEO of Furst Group, which provides recruitment services to the healthcare and insurance industries. He has been a trusted advisor to CEOs and boards for more than 30 years. His acumen in executive search and integrated talent management is valued by hospital systems, managed care organizations, medical groups, indemnity companies, end-of-life

Sci.bio Recruiting: Winning the War for Biopharma Talent

One of the hallmarks of companies that are thriving in these challenging days of not only a pandemic but rapidly shifting talent needs is the ability to meet change with speed and agility. That’s why on-demand services and interim staffing are emerging as forces to be reckoned with in the “new normal” that is taking

Despite a Pandemic, the Life Sciences Sector Presses On

Steve Hochberg is the CEO and founder of Caliber Associates, an executive search firm focused exclusively on the life sciences sector. The organization’s leaders are highly experienced search professionals and biopharmaceutical executives who bring years of industry experience. Caliber Associates has partnered with over 150 leading companies and has completed upwards of 700 searches, placing

LifeSci Partners Introduces LS Associates

LifeSci Partners, a life-sciences focused consultancy, recently launched LS Associates, a global consulting service designed to provide companies with on demand C-suite leadership to flexibly and economically meet the strategic business needs of companies. LS Associates leverages the expertise and network of the larger LifeSci Partners platform to deliver targeted and talented executives with relevant

How COVID-19 is Transforming Healthcare Recruitment

As health systems recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, they face an ever-worsening provider shortage. Last year, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicted the U.S. would see a shortfall of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032. Now, lost revenue due to the pandemic has caused many hospitals to furlough employees and slowed, or completely delayed,

The Search is On for Top HR Leaders and Diversity Chiefs as Pandemic Risks Subside

As the pandemic raged last spring, chief human resource leaders stepped up around the nation. Their task: to play a starring role in helping organizations navigate and fight through a challenge that has turned out to be far greater than the one faced during the Great Recession. A recent article in The Economist noted that

Influencing the Composition of Tomorrow’s Leaders

With more than 22 years’ experience in the staffing industry, Jodi Chavez oversees the field organization and provides direction for Tatum. As president, Ms. Chavez is responsible for continuing to transform Tatum into a data-driven organizational search and consulting firm helping clients select the key financial talent they need to execute their business strategies. Throughout

Achieving Diversity in Private Equity

Diversity is a major topic of conversation in the private equity community, and many leaders think it is a long over-due, wakeup call to action. There simply are too few women and people of color serving in lead investment roles across the industry. A study by the data analysis firm Preqin, for example, found that

Hanold Associates Assists The New York Times Co. in CHRO Search

Chicago-based Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has assisted The New York Times Co. in the recruitment of Jacqueline M. Welch as chief human resources officer (CHR0). She will report directly to president and CEO Meredith Kopit Levien and sit on the company’s executive committee as well as lead its talent and inclusion department.

Pandemic Changes CHRO Role for Good

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed C-suites all over the world. But for the role of CHRO, the changes have been revolutionary. A new report from IMSA Search examines how the COVID-19 crisis has demanded new capabilities and duties for chief HR officers. Its conclusion: the role of CHROs shouldn’t be overestimated. “At a time when

New Ways to Move the Needle on Diversity Hiring

As executive search professionals, Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Gina Barge of Caldwell have taken note of a lack of diversity at large technology companies. A new report they have co-authored examines why there are limited opportunities on senior leadership teams for people of color and women, and what can be done to change the trajectory. “What’s

Canadian Executive Search Market Recovery Expected by Second Half of 2021

According to the latest Best Countries survey by U.S. News & World Report, Canada enjoys second best-ranked status among countries around the world. The Great White North is second only to Switzerland and jumped ahead of Japan in the latest roster, which is based on global perception metrics that include cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, power,

A Look at the Canadian Search Market

John Wallace is CEO of Toronto-based Caldwell. He also serves on the firm’s board of directors. A results and client-focused leader, Mr. Wallace draws on 20 years of executive search experience to drive results based on objective measures, market intelligence, strategic planning initiatives, and clear targets for growth. Since becoming CEO in 2008, Mr. Wallace

Executive Recruiting for Canadian Organizations

Pascal Bécotte leads the Canadian operations for Russell Reynolds Associates and co-leads the firm’s global corporate officers’ group, which includes practices covering finance, human resources, operations, and supply chain, legal, regulatory, and compliance and corporate affairs. He is also a member of the firm’s global executive committee, as well as a member of its healthcare

Madison MacArthur Merges with The ExeQfind Group & The Qualifind Group

The ExeQfind Group, based in Atlanta and San Diego-based The Qualifind Group have merged Toronto-based executive search firm Madison MacArthur Incorporated into its search and recruitment platform. The dual practices, according to Sylvia MacArthur, president of Madison MacArthur, are now better positioned to provide expanded sector expertise, consultant depth, cultural fluency, and geographic reach while

Planning for 2021: Five Key Steps for Success

Even as COVID-19 played a disruptive role in business and professional lives this year, one thing remains certain: Organizations will need every ounce of talent they can acquire to guide them through the current situation and to drive growth in 2021 and beyond, according to a new report by Ontario-based The Verriez Group. As such,

Global Pandemic and Social Upheaval Ignite Executive Recruiting for Non-Profit Sector

What makes a not-for-profit organization great? Its mission, of course, as well as dedicated staff, volunteers, board members and various stakeholders. But according to executive recruiters, what may be most important is exceptional leadership – especially in such a politically-supercharged climate supported by a challenging economic environment. According to a new report just released by

Recruiting Non-Profit Senior Executives

Nowhere are leaders and talent more deeply passionate about what they do than in the mission driven sector. According to Korn Ferry, non-profit, philanthropy, and social enterprises are evolving at a rapid pace. Leaders are challenged with doing more with less as they navigate increasing demand. Jodi Weiss serves as practice leader for Korn Ferry’s

Non-Profit Leadership During the COVID-19 Crisis

Not-for-profit CEOs, who are already used to working with limited resources, are under enormous pressure as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. “Most chief executives are facing new financial constraints, shifting priorities among donors, and uncertain regulatory aid – all while tackling the operational challenges of running an enterprise with staff and volunteers trying gamely

Searching for Non-Profit Jobs as a Person of Color

Melissa Madzel has been a managing director with Koya Partners, part of the Diversified Search Group, since 2015. She leads and contributes to executive searches, mainly in the social justice community, as well as developing and deepening Koya’s relationships in the progressive movement. As the managing director, equity initiatives for Koya Partners, Ms. Madze is

Cyber Technology Recruiting Heats Up as Risks, and Opportunities, Multiply

With technology has come the insatiable – and merciless – need for talent. Having the right leaders and teams in place is now more critical than ever. Cyber technology leaders appear in various forms: chief information security officer (CISO), chief information risk officer, chief security officer (CSO), VP information security, chief trust officer, chief information

The State of Cyber Recruiting in Private Equity

Matt Comyns is managing partner of the cybersecurity practice at Caldwell. His focus is on recruiting chief information security officers and next-level-down top lieutenants in information security for large global corporations and fast-growing private companies, as well as cybersecurity consultants for leading professional services firms and top executives for cybersecurity technology companies. Mr. Comyns also

The Counter-Cyclical Hiring Impact of COVID-19

Having spent over a decade delivering executive search mandates in the professional and technology services domain, Gene Allmark-Kent is a partner and part of the global leadership team for the risk and data advisory practice at Wilton & Bain. He supports clients and their boards addressing the complex and ever-changing regulatory agenda, appointing key executives

COVID-19 Impact on Cybersecurity

While the COVID-19 pandemic has rendered offices and meetings passé, we as a society have moved much of our communication, purchasing, and general interaction directly to the internet. Zoom, Slack, Teams and WeChat dominate – and people suddenly seem busier than ever, according to a new report by Martin Mendelsohn at Kingsley Gate Partners. “We

JM Search Forms Dedicated Cybersecurity Practice

JM Search, a senior-level talent provider serving private equity investors, portfolio companies and Fortune 1000s, recently formed a dedicated cybersecurity practice to assist public and private equity-backed companies in identifying and recruiting high-performance leaders. Partners Kevin Kernan and Tom Figueroa are co-leaders of the firm’s center of excellence for cybersecurity leadership. The search firm brings

Dateline London: Optimism Persists as Growth Sectors Emerge in the Hunt for Talent

For all the challenges that 2020 has brought to the executive search industry in London – from COVID-19, a global economy under pressure, and continuing worries over Brexit – recruiters are looking ahead to the new year with a certain degree of optimism and even confidence. Playing off their strengths and opportunities, and never forgetting

Serving Clients During Critical Times

Alex Cormack, group managing director at Sheffield Haworth, is responsible for global practices within the London-based search firm. Additionally, he oversees the organization’s alternative investments business. Mr. Cormack focuses on senior executive search in financial services, working in partnership with a range of clients including institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, alternative investors, and

How One U.K.-Based Recruiter is Working During COVID-19

Ralph Grayson is a partner with U.K.-headquartered executive search firm Sainty, Hird & Partners. He has 30 years of recruitment experience in the financial services sector. Mr. Grayson specializes in global capital markets across all functions, products, and geographies. He has been instrumental in the establishment of many of the leading equities and investment banking

Armstrong Craven Moves to Employee-Owned Business Platform

Armstrong Craven, headquartered in Manchester, U.K., has become a majority employee-owned business. The firm will continue to be led by joint managing directors Rachel Davis and Peter Howarth. “We have long believed that the well-known benefits of employee ownership, when combined with our extremely dedicated team, will be a recipe for success, and we expect

Acertitude Opens London Office; Appoints Guy Barnes to Lead New Office

Executive search firm Acertitude has opened a new office in London and appointed Guy Barnes as managing partner to fuel global growth and lead the new location. Working closely together with co-founders Kevin O’Neill and Rick DeRose, Mr. Barnes will help drive the continuing evolution and international growth of the firm. Based out of Acertitude’s

Executive Recruiters See Shrinking New York Market as Opportunity for Talent Growth

No matter how much business activity is taking place in London, Hong Kong or Dubai, New York City rules as the world center of commerce and deal making. From Wall Street and its stock exchanges to the bustling world of retail, fashion and high tech, millions of people and billions of dollars come in and

Start Spreading the News: New York Will Be Back

Steven B. Potter, managing partner of Odgers Berndtson in New York, has spent over two decades as a founder, CEO and senior executive of several financial services executive search firms, all based in midtown Manhattan. Mr. Potter recently sat down with Hunt Scanlon Media to discuss how the business climate has changed in New York

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Launches Search for Chief Diversity Officer

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has retained Chicago-based Hanold Associates to lead its search for the organization’s first chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer. Keri Gavin, Sandra Peña, Jason Hanold and Katrina Prospero are leading the assignment. “We are honored to serve an organization that is playing such a vital role in our

The Key to Coping: Focus on the Silver Linings

Scott Page is a founding partner, and a managing director of Solomon Page, a Manhattan-based provider of staffing solutions (temporary, contract, temp to perm, project staffing, direct hire and executive search) and heads the financial services division since the firm’s inception in 1990. He has nearly three decades of experience in the executive search industry