About Us

ON Partners propels an organization’s mission by building C-level and board leadership teams. Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the global firms we were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience.

How? We bring values-based leadership to retained, executive search. Our business model empowers and incentivizes our consultants to be collaborative, transparent and accessible. These values are the lifeblood of our business and the glue of our partnerships.

Better experience. Better results. It’s that simple.

Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists seven times, the firm is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S. For more information, visit www.onpartners.com.

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At ON Partners, we stand for a better executive search experience. After all, we know it’s not just about the results—it’s about meeting your expectations along the way. Our business model empowers and incentivizes our consultants to be collaborative, transparent and accessible. This allows them to make you the priority, focus on your mission and set you up for success from the beginning.

ON Partners builds unrivaled C-level and board leadership teams for organizations from public companies to growth equity. How? We bring values-based leadership to executive search. Driven by our core values, we propel your company’s mission, focus on quality over quantity and build true partnerships. It all adds up to an elevated experience with better results.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Org. Chart Mapping
Industries
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • All Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Consumer
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Healthcare Services
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Internet
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Non-Profit
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

Press Releases

Aspen Technology Appoints Former Thermo Fisher Exec David Leitham to SVP & GM

(Nov. 13, 2020) Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZPN) (AspenTech), a global leader in asset optimization software, has appointed David Leitham to Senior Vice President and General Manager. AspenTech is a global leader in asset optimization software helping the world’s leading industrial companies run their operations more safely, efficiently and reliably – enabling innovation while reducing

Ryff Appoints Sarah Coursey to Senior Vice President, Global Sales

(Nov. 6, 2020) Ryff, an AI media technology start-up, has appointed Sarah Coursey to Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Ryff addresses one of the biggest dilemmas facing the TV and film industry’s economic model – how to make product placement automatic, seamless and personalized to the viewer. Last year, Ryff closed a $5 million initial

Former Target Exec Joins Papa John’s as Chief Financial Officer

(Oct. 5, 2020) Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced the appointment of Ann Gugino as Chief Financial Officer. Steve Coke, who has been serving as interim principal financial and accounting officer, will continue in his role as Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategy. Ms. Gugino joins Papa John’s from Target Corporation and brings over

Lenovo Appoints Emily Ketchen as Chief Marketing Officer & VP, PC & Smart Devices

(Sept. 28, 2020) Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), a US$50 billion Fortune Global 500 company, has appointed Emily Ketchen to Chief Marketing Officer & VP, PC and Smart Devices. As CMO & VP, Ketchen will lead global marketing for the entire PC and Smart Devices Business Unit that develops and drives marketing campaigns, oversees PCSD

Bionano Genomics Appoints Tech Executive Christopher Stewart as its Chief Financial Officer

(Sept. 2, 2020) Bionano Genomics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNGO) announced that Christopher Stewart will join Bionano as its Chief Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2020. Chris has a breadth of experience in finance, accounting, and strategic planning for commercial-stage operating businesses. He has overseen financial management for technology companies with both product and service models. Chris

Multimedia

Blogs:
ON Partners Experiences 89% Growth; Named to Inc. 5000 for the Eighth Time
An Evolved Opportunity Arises for Executive Moms Post-Pandemic
Part 02: Listening to the ON Community to Make Meaningful Diversity Progress in 2021
Ranked Top 4 Executive Search Firms in Atlanta
ON Continues to Recognize Diverse Leaders and Organizations Within Our Community
Ranked Top 15 Executive Search Firms in Minneapolis/St. Paul
VC, Private & Growth Equity: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Sales & Marketing: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Supply Chain and Operations: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Finance & Accounting: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Consumer: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
Life Sciences & Healthcare: ON’s Successful Executive Placements in H1 2021
What’s your job costing you? 2021 trends by Marc Gasperino
Top 4 trends for CFOs in 2021 – by Joe Olson
What’s Your Job Costing You? 2021 Trends by Marc Gasperino
Top Four CFO Trends in 2021 – Insights from Joe Olson, Partner at ON Partners
Top 10 Executive Jobs in 2021 — Executive Search Firm Forecast
What Will it Take to be a Successful CEO or Board Member in 2021?
C-Level Job Demand Surges in Second Half 2020: ON Partners Analysis
Gratitude to the ON Community of Leaders in 2020
Board Effectiveness Begins With Director Selection — Published in Board Leadership Journal
What I’ve Learned as a First-Time Board Member
8 Key Traits to Look For When Hiring a Turnaround CEO

Best of 2020 Series:
Top 5 Articles of 2020
Best of 2020 – Sales & Marketing Success
Best of 2020 – Finance and Accounting Success
Best of 2020 – Life Sciences and Healthcare
Best of 2020 – Supply Chain and Operations

Videos

DEI Video Series Part 01: Marvin Boakye, Chief People & Diversity Officer at Papa John’s
DEI Video Series Part 02: Jignasha Amin Grooms, Executive Vice President, CHRO/Legal at Epicor
DEI Video Series Part 03: Christina C. Loh, Supply Chain Executive
DEI in the ON Community Series: Executive Influencers Weigh In On Their Progress
ON Partners - A Better Experience Starts Here
ON Partners - A Better Executive Search Experience Starts With ON
Board Services at ON Partners
M&A Conference Info Sept 2021