About Us

Leadership. Impact.

Acertitude is the executive search firm on a mission to unleash human potential by placing brilliant people at work.

The firm is deeply committed to building partnerships with clients and driving an effective process to connect organizations with candidates who will thrive in the culture, perform at their best, and enable business transformations.

A firm with global reach, Acertitude serves the executive search market across the consumer, financial, healthcare + life sciences, industrial, private equity, professional services, technology, and nonprofit sectors.

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A Common mindset

We have built our culture around ensuring that everyone in our company, from top to bottom, is aligned with our clients’ goals and working together to deliver a truly distinctive level of service. Our executive search consultants team offers a diverse range of talents and perspectives focused on this common mission.

From the start, we take the time to learn our clients’ stories, and to gain an insider perspective by immersing ourselves in their business and culture. Throughout the search process, our dedicated team works to uphold and elevate the client’s employment brand, and to advance candidates whose qualities align with the client’s unique cultural and organizational profile. At the same time, we develop close relationships with highly qualified candidates, offering the same level of attention and one-on-one care that we extend to organizations looking to make a strategic hire.

Solutions And Expertise

After carefully examining the executive search experience from our clients’ perspective, we identified ways to make their journey as seamless as possible. It starts with taking the time to really get to know our clients – and their individual makeup and expectations – so that we can help them achieve their strategic goals. Like our candidates, our clients are talented, successful professionals: the better we know them, the more effectively we can serve them.

Our emphasis on tracking and evaluating our candidates’ business impact continues after the hire. As part of our core service, we offer expanded services to support each new hire’s successful transition – monitoring and assessing their effectiveness to ensure that they are well integrated into the client’s company culture and workflow.

News Briefings

7 Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Creating a culture of engagement is critical to business success. When executive teams are engaged, managers are 39 percent more likely to be engaged, and this drives engagement among all employees, according to a Gallup survey. Plain and simple, increased engagement impacts the bottom line. Publicly traded “100 Best Companies,” for example, consistently outperform major stock

Career Transitions – How Do You Get Going?

Whether it’s planned or unplanned, a career transition can be a stressful experience for anyone. This is a time when senior executives need professional advice to make sure they’re heading in the right direction, whether that means networking with headhunters or seeking advice from a career coach. It’s too important to just leave this to

Acertitude Recruits CEO for Path Medical

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. Following a national search, executive recruiting firm Acertitude recently recruited Manny Fernandez as chief

Growing Influence of Private Equity Pushing Recruiters to Deliver Value, Not Just People

To thrive in today’s executive search market, recruiting firms must take “extreme ownership” of client needs, said Rick DeRose and Kevin O’Neill, managing partners of the executive search firm Acertitude, in a new report by Invenias, a global provider of cloud-based software for executive search firms. As internal talent teams have grown more sophisticated and capable,

Press Releases

Acertitude Completes Extensive CFO Search for Digital Marketing Platform Mapp Digital

NEW YORK (Mar. 21, 2019) — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential, has recruited John Fitzgerald as chief financial officer of Mapp Digital US (“Mapp”), a badass digital marketing platform for companies that want to break away from the pack. The company is backed by global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”). Fitzgerald steps

Acertitude Recruits Head of Operations for Science-Driven Talent Lifecycle Management Company

NEW YORK, NY, Jan 29, 2019 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential, has recruited Larry Brown as senior vice president and head of operations for Engage2Excel Group, a leading provider of consumer loyalty and employee engagement solutions in the HR industry. Engage2Excel Group is sponsored by private investment firm Comvest Partners, which acquired

Acertitude Recruits Three Leaders to Drive the Next Leg of Transformation for Dexter Axle

NEW YORK, NY, Dec 4, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited three new leaders for Dexter Axle (Dexter), a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, suspensions, and braking systems and a subsidiary of DexKo Global Inc. (DexKo). Ernest Carey joins as chief operating officer, John Economou as vice president of

Acertitude Recruits Chief Technology Officer for Oncology Health Technology Pioneer Cota Healthcare

NEW YORK, NY, Oct 16, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited Bernard Chien as chief technology officer of Cota Healthcare, a real-world data and analytics company. Effective today, the addition of Chien expands the company’s capability to deliver enabling treatment insights that improve patient outcomes and reduce the total

Acertitude Rebuilds Borden’s C-Suite, Adding Top Talent from Frito-Lay and Snyder’s-Lance

NEW YORK, NY, Oct 3, 2018 — Acertitude, the executive search firm unleashing human potential globally, has recruited Craig Musgrove in to the new position of Chief Sales Officer and Satyaki Lodh as Chief Information Officer at Borden Dairy (“Borden”), a heritage American brand and leading U.S. dairy processer and distributor. The two new hires are the

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