Industry Media Center

Ryan Search Adds Senior Consultant

FRANKLIN, TN, April 7, 2016 — Franklin-based personnel firm Ryan Search & Consulting has hired industry veteran Ken Smithmier as a senior consultant. The hiring comes on the heels of the company’s announcement that is partnering with the Center for Creative Leadership. Smithmier (pictured), who most recently finished a 20-year run as president and chief executive officer

Marlin Hawk To Support The Prince’s Responsible Business Network

LONDON, April 7, 2016 — Leadership advisory firm Marlin Hawk has backed Ready for Work, a programme run by Business in the Community (BITC) that helps disadvantaged people find work through coaching, work placements, support networks and work clubs, all of which are underpinned by the support of business volunteers. BITC is one of The Prince’s

Korn Ferry’s Michael Hyter named as one of “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2016 — Korn Ferry Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director Michael Hyter has been named by leading African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Hyter was chosen by Savoy from a list of more than 500 professionals working in industries ranging from

Toft Group Completes Chief Executive Officer Search for OmniSeq, in Buffalo, NY

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 6, 2016 — Executive search firm Toft Group has placed Mr. Mark Gardner as Chief Executive Officer at OmniSeq. Mr. Gardner brings more than 30 years of senior management experience to OmniSeq. He is a proven business leader who has worked for globally renowned organizations and is well respected in the life science industry

Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Kevin Cashman Receives AESC’s Lifetime Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2016 — At its annual global conference held in New York City today, the worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) presented Korn Ferry Hay Group Senior Partner Kevin Cashman with its prestigious Gardner W. Heidrick Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time in the 34-year history of the

Alder Koten Taps Richard Spitzer as Senior Advisor

HOUSTON, TX, April 5, 2016 — Alder Koten, the consulting firm that helps shape organizations through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services, announced today that Richard Spitzer has joined the team as a senior advisor. He will collaborate in executive search work focused on board members, C-level executives, and

Two New Managing Directors at Diversified Search

PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2016 — Diversified Search (Diversified), one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced that Nalini Vasagam Perkins as joined as a Managing Director in the Washington D.C. office, and Zack Reynolds has joined as a Managing Director in the Chicago office. Perkins brings more than twenty years of experience in the recruitment of

JBK Associates Appoints David H. Heist Senior Vice President, Business Development

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, April 4, 2016 — David H. Heist joins the executive talent solutions firm JBK Associates International as Senior Vice President, Business Development within the Consumer Products/Health and Beauty industries. He served most recently as Director, Industry Affairs and Customer Relations for Bayer HealthCare, Consumer Care Division, a position he held since April, 1995. “With twenty

New Partnership Creates a Global Network of Executive Search and Consultancy Firms

PARIS, April 4, 2016 — TGCL is unique in that each of the member firms offers both executive search and consultancy, providing a uniquely differentiated service. TGCL will also publish regular insights and content tailored to international businesses, addressing the issues and challenges that companies face as they strive to recruit and retain the best talent and

Alta Associates Announces Inaugural Scholarship for Women and Minorities

FLEMINGTON, NJ, April 4, 2016 — Alta Associates, the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in cybersecurity and founders of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) announced the “Alta Associates Leadership Development Scholarship for Women and Minorities.” The $6,000 scholarship will provide one recipient a full year tuition to the EWF Leadership

NorthWind Partners Hires Steven Baumruk as Managing Director, Private Equity

RESTON, VA, April 4, 2016 — NorthWind Partners has added Steven Baumruk as a Managing Director in the Reston office. He will support NorthWind’s growing Private Equity practice. Steven brings over 12 years of retained executive search and management advisory experience to NorthWind Partners. He is deeply versed in the US Private Equity markets and has

Diversified Search Recruits CTO for Catholic Health Initiatives

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2016 — Diversified Search (Diversified), one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced the recruitment of Ginna Raahauge as Chief Technology Officer for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI),  the nation’s second-largest nonprofit health system. Raahauge is an accomplished senior executive with impressive background in establishing and leading global transformations and operations. The search was

Martin St Quinton Joins SRi Board

LONDON, April 4, 2016 — Leading executive search consultancy SRi has announced that Martin St Quinton has joined the board as a non-executive director. St Quinton, 56, became sole owner and chairman of Aviva Premiership side Gloucester Rugby in February after acquiring the remaining 60 per cent of shares. He has considerable experience in the worlds of business

NGS Global Launches Agribusiness Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 1, 2016 — NGS Global announced today that the firm will officially begin offering its high-touch executive recruitment services to organizations in the Agribusiness field. Providing clients with a focused practice, supported by our vast global experience in the Agribusiness sector, will allow NGS Global to use our specific expertise and experience

True Continues to Lead Industry Growth

PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2016 — Hunt Scanlon Media, an independent recruitment industry analyst, has released its list of North America’s Top 50 recruiters, naming True the fastest-growing global executive search firm. True ranks 12th in terms of North America total revenue and ranks first in percentage of revenue growth YOY for global firms. Last year True’s domestic business grew 48% while the firm’s

Allegis Partners Forms Human Resources Advisory Board

NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 — Allegis Partners, the global executive search firm, today announced the formation of its new Human Resources Advisory Board, which will provide guidance on services and strategies for the firm’s Human Resources Practice. The advisory board will comprise five human resource leaders from a variety of industries: Ian Ziskin, Chairman of EXec

City of Spartanburg, SC Taps Executive Search and Consulting Firm, Webber Kerr Associates

GREENVILLE, SC, March 31, 2016 — Webber Kerr Associates, Executive Recruiting Firm and Consultancy, announced that the City of Spartanburg, SC engaged their services to attract corporate organizations through their talent and market research services. Spartanburg has been drawing global attention and businesses alike to its growing downtown and nearby surroundings given its history in manufacturing and

Senior Client Partners Join Korn Ferry to Serve Global Accounts

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2016 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that seven Senior Client Partners have joined the firm as Global Account Leaders, bringing a diverse range of experience across multiple industries to help serve the evolving needs of global clients. “Our firm is committed to bringing together

Odgers Berndtson Continues Rapid U.S. Expansion with New Office, Strong Foothold in Houston; Three New Partners Cement Firm’s Leadership Role in Energy & Industrial Executive Search

HOUSTON, TX, March 29, 2016 — Odgers Berndtson, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, has opened a Houston office and added three new partners from the energy and industrial space as part of its global strategy to provide clients with deep sector expertise. Jim Thompson, Gary Payne, and Mary Campagnano, all formerly Managing Partners at

The Results Are In: Borderless Leadership Development Survey 2016

BRUSSELS, March 29, 2016 — The 2016 Leadership Development Survey conducted by Borderless Research℠ captured insights from close to 1,000 senior executives across a range of industries. The high rate of response and depth of feedback demonstrate that leadership development is of high relevance and is considered a key enabler of business strategy and growth. Key findings

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Ryan Search Adds Senior Consultant

FRANKLIN, TN, April 7, 2016 — Franklin-based personnel firm Ryan Search & Consulting has hired industry veteran Ken Smithmier as a senior consultant. The hiring comes on the heels of the company’s announcement that is partnering with the Center for Creative Leadership. Smithmier (pictured), who most recently finished a 20-year run as president and chief executive officer

Marlin Hawk To Support The Prince’s Responsible Business Network

LONDON, April 7, 2016 — Leadership advisory firm Marlin Hawk has backed Ready for Work, a programme run by Business in the Community (BITC) that helps disadvantaged people find work through coaching, work placements, support networks and work clubs, all of which are underpinned by the support of business volunteers. BITC is one of The Prince’s

Korn Ferry’s Michael Hyter named as one of “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”

LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2016 — Korn Ferry Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director Michael Hyter has been named by leading African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Hyter was chosen by Savoy from a list of more than 500 professionals working in industries ranging from

Toft Group Completes Chief Executive Officer Search for OmniSeq, in Buffalo, NY

SAN DIEGO, CA, April 6, 2016 — Executive search firm Toft Group has placed Mr. Mark Gardner as Chief Executive Officer at OmniSeq. Mr. Gardner brings more than 30 years of senior management experience to OmniSeq. He is a proven business leader who has worked for globally renowned organizations and is well respected in the life science industry

Korn Ferry Hay Group’s Kevin Cashman Receives AESC’s Lifetime Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2016 — At its annual global conference held in New York City today, the worldwide Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) presented Korn Ferry Hay Group Senior Partner Kevin Cashman with its prestigious Gardner W. Heidrick Lifetime Achievement Award. This is the first time in the 34-year history of the

Alder Koten Taps Richard Spitzer as Senior Advisor

HOUSTON, TX, April 5, 2016 — Alder Koten, the consulting firm that helps shape organizations through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services, announced today that Richard Spitzer has joined the team as a senior advisor. He will collaborate in executive search work focused on board members, C-level executives, and

Two New Managing Directors at Diversified Search

PHILADELPHIA, April 5, 2016 — Diversified Search (Diversified), one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced that Nalini Vasagam Perkins as joined as a Managing Director in the Washington D.C. office, and Zack Reynolds has joined as a Managing Director in the Chicago office. Perkins brings more than twenty years of experience in the recruitment of

JBK Associates Appoints David H. Heist Senior Vice President, Business Development

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, April 4, 2016 — David H. Heist joins the executive talent solutions firm JBK Associates International as Senior Vice President, Business Development within the Consumer Products/Health and Beauty industries. He served most recently as Director, Industry Affairs and Customer Relations for Bayer HealthCare, Consumer Care Division, a position he held since April, 1995. “With twenty

New Partnership Creates a Global Network of Executive Search and Consultancy Firms

PARIS, April 4, 2016 — TGCL is unique in that each of the member firms offers both executive search and consultancy, providing a uniquely differentiated service. TGCL will also publish regular insights and content tailored to international businesses, addressing the issues and challenges that companies face as they strive to recruit and retain the best talent and

Alta Associates Announces Inaugural Scholarship for Women and Minorities

FLEMINGTON, NJ, April 4, 2016 — Alta Associates, the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in cybersecurity and founders of the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) announced the “Alta Associates Leadership Development Scholarship for Women and Minorities.” The $6,000 scholarship will provide one recipient a full year tuition to the EWF Leadership

NorthWind Partners Hires Steven Baumruk as Managing Director, Private Equity

RESTON, VA, April 4, 2016 — NorthWind Partners has added Steven Baumruk as a Managing Director in the Reston office. He will support NorthWind’s growing Private Equity practice. Steven brings over 12 years of retained executive search and management advisory experience to NorthWind Partners. He is deeply versed in the US Private Equity markets and has

Diversified Search Recruits CTO for Catholic Health Initiatives

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2016 — Diversified Search (Diversified), one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms, has announced the recruitment of Ginna Raahauge as Chief Technology Officer for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI),  the nation’s second-largest nonprofit health system. Raahauge is an accomplished senior executive with impressive background in establishing and leading global transformations and operations. The search was

Martin St Quinton Joins SRi Board

LONDON, April 4, 2016 — Leading executive search consultancy SRi has announced that Martin St Quinton has joined the board as a non-executive director. St Quinton, 56, became sole owner and chairman of Aviva Premiership side Gloucester Rugby in February after acquiring the remaining 60 per cent of shares. He has considerable experience in the worlds of business

NGS Global Launches Agribusiness Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 1, 2016 — NGS Global announced today that the firm will officially begin offering its high-touch executive recruitment services to organizations in the Agribusiness field. Providing clients with a focused practice, supported by our vast global experience in the Agribusiness sector, will allow NGS Global to use our specific expertise and experience

True Continues to Lead Industry Growth

PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2016 — Hunt Scanlon Media, an independent recruitment industry analyst, has released its list of North America’s Top 50 recruiters, naming True the fastest-growing global executive search firm. True ranks 12th in terms of North America total revenue and ranks first in percentage of revenue growth YOY for global firms. Last year True’s domestic business grew 48% while the firm’s

Allegis Partners Forms Human Resources Advisory Board

NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 — Allegis Partners, the global executive search firm, today announced the formation of its new Human Resources Advisory Board, which will provide guidance on services and strategies for the firm’s Human Resources Practice. The advisory board will comprise five human resource leaders from a variety of industries: Ian Ziskin, Chairman of EXec

City of Spartanburg, SC Taps Executive Search and Consulting Firm, Webber Kerr Associates

GREENVILLE, SC, March 31, 2016 — Webber Kerr Associates, Executive Recruiting Firm and Consultancy, announced that the City of Spartanburg, SC engaged their services to attract corporate organizations through their talent and market research services. Spartanburg has been drawing global attention and businesses alike to its growing downtown and nearby surroundings given its history in manufacturing and

Senior Client Partners Join Korn Ferry to Serve Global Accounts

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2016 — Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm, today announced that seven Senior Client Partners have joined the firm as Global Account Leaders, bringing a diverse range of experience across multiple industries to help serve the evolving needs of global clients. “Our firm is committed to bringing together

Odgers Berndtson Continues Rapid U.S. Expansion with New Office, Strong Foothold in Houston; Three New Partners Cement Firm’s Leadership Role in Energy & Industrial Executive Search

HOUSTON, TX, March 29, 2016 — Odgers Berndtson, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, has opened a Houston office and added three new partners from the energy and industrial space as part of its global strategy to provide clients with deep sector expertise. Jim Thompson, Gary Payne, and Mary Campagnano, all formerly Managing Partners at

The Results Are In: Borderless Leadership Development Survey 2016

BRUSSELS, March 29, 2016 — The 2016 Leadership Development Survey conducted by Borderless Research℠ captured insights from close to 1,000 senior executives across a range of industries. The high rate of response and depth of feedback demonstrate that leadership development is of high relevance and is considered a key enabler of business strategy and growth. Key findings

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