About Us

Hanold Associates is a boutique retained executive search firm with a core focus on recruiting HR, diversity, and general counsel executives for world-class clients. The firm has a distinctive focus in searching for dynamic and culturally appropriate human resources and diversity officers and building sustainable, contemporary human resources organizations.

They focus on blending the science of retained executive search with the art of understanding the important nuances of getting culture fit right when introducing candidates to client organizations. 

Hanold Associates serves distinctive clients across geographies and industries. Some of these world-class organizations include Patagonia, Amazon, SC Johnson, REI, eBay, Great Place To Work, Nike, Heinz, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Abbott, Carnival Corporation, Biogen, Heinz, Bridgestone, CDW, Silicon Valley Bank, PureCircle, PG&E, PPG, Cargill, CNA Financial, ServiceMaster, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare and Sears Holdings.

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Throughout its process, you can be assured that you will receive timely, authentic and critical perspectives from the market. The firm strives to provide innovative and up-to-date counsel to clients so they can make thoughtful, well-informed and confident decisions about critical human capital moves.

Solutions And Expertise

Hanold Associates is a boutique retained executive search firm with a core focus on recruiting HR, diversity, and general counsel executives for world-class clients. The firm has a distinctive focus in searching for dynamic and culturally appropriate human resources and diversity officers and building sustainable, contemporary human resources organizations.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Sports
  • Technology
Functions
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Hanold Associates Recruits Head of Talent at PepsiCo

Chicago-based Hanold Associates has recruited Anita Roggendorf as PepsiCo’s director of talent attraction & engagement. Partners Ashley Schiele, Keri Gavin and Katie Traines led the assignment for the role, which is based at the consumer product giant’s global headquarters in Purchase, NY. Ms. Roggendorf previously worked for American Express. In her new role, she will

Hanold Associates Seeks VP of Talent Acquisition

Talent acquisition has always been an important part of the hiring strategies and recruitment practices for any organization. But in the last few years, it’s become more critical than ever. Chicago-based Hanold Associates has recently been selected by US Foods to lead its search for a new vice president of talent acquisition. Partners Katie Wolf and Ashley Schiele

Things to Know About Hiring a Search Firm

Hiring top executives who can both effectively manage and lead an organization is a major challenge. When a company makes vital senior-level appointments, the risks are high. For top roles, the base salary is typically more than $150,000. When searching, organizations will be looking for the most suitable candidate who checks off all the boxes, including

Hanold Associates Undertakes Five CHRO Assignments
Hanold Associates CHRO

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resources officers (CHRO) and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. The best HR chiefs are seen as integral strategic advisors to the C-suite, and the ones in demand are those who are sounding boards for CEOs. Why is there such pent-up demand for top flight

Press Releases

Hanold Associates Recruits PepsiCo’s Head of Talent Attraction & Engagement

CHICAGO, IL, October 3, 2018 – Hanold Associates recruited Anita Roggendorf as PepsiCo’s Director of Talent Attraction & Engagement. Ashley Schiele, Keri Gavin and Katie Traines led the search for the role based in PepsiCo’s global headquarters in Purchase, New York. Established in 1965 with the merger of Pepsi-Cola and Frito Lay, PepsiCo has a rich legacy and history of growth,

Hanold Associates Retained for Multiple Chief HR Officers Searches

Hanold Associates has been retained for Chief Human Resources Officer searches for Mylan, Remitly (Bezos-backed), Wilton Brands and Visteon. Coming out of a record-breaking year of human resources searches at all levels, Hanold Associates has launched into 2018 with multiple Chief Human Resources Officer searches. Mylan (MYL – NASDAQ) is a global pharmaceutical company committed

Hanold Associates Recruits Chief HR Officer for American Woodmark

CHICAGO, IL, July 11, 2017 — Hanold Associates recruited Heather Banks as Head of Human Resources for American Woodmark Corporation. American Woodmark (NASDAQ: AMWD) offers over 500 cabinet styles for the remodeling and new home construction market. Its KCMA-certified cabinets are sold through a nationwide network of homebuilders, independent dealers and distributors, as well as Lowe’s and The

Hanold Associates Recruits Chief Diversity & Inclusion leader for Live Nation Entertainment

CHICAGO, IL, June 13, 2017 — Hanold Associates recruited Elizabeth Morrison as Head of Diversity & Inclusion for Live Nation Entertainment, headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) is the global leader in the live events industry and operates in 37 countries. It is the largest full service, live event business, including producing, marketing

Hanold Associates Recruits Chief HR Officer for Paul Allen’s Vulcan Inc.

CHICAGO, IL, May 26, 2017 — Hanold Associates recruited Tim Mulligan as Chief Human Resources Officer for Vulcan Inc. which is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Vulcan Inc. is a nimble private company working to solve some of the biggest global issues. The projects and investments they pursue are inspired by the ideas of their founder Paul G.

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