March 16, 2018 – London-headquartered executive search firm Frank Recruitment Group has appointed Sunny Ackerman as president for the Americas.
“We are delighted to bring Sunny in to propel our already successful activity in American marketplaces, including accelerating the growth of our current and future offices,” the firm said.
Frank Recruitment Group specializes in the technology sector.
Ms. Ackerman has over two decades of experiences recruiting experience. Previously, she was vice president and general manager for the west division of Manpower North America. There, she managed and led the cause to transform company culture and business performance.
“Over the years I have been fortunate to work with incredibly talented colleagues,” said Ms. Ackerman. “I have focused on creating solutions for our customers’ complex business challenges and building high performing teams. I can’t wait to get started with Frank Recruitment Group and to help businesses solve their cloud technology staffing needs by providing the talent they need, when they need it.”
Ms. Ackerman is also known for her expertise and commitment to addressing relevant and important issues revolving around women in the workplace. Frank Recruitment Group has been a strong advocate for closing the gender gap in the technology field. Most recently, the firm announced that it will sponsor the Women in IT Awards in New York City, an event that Ms. Ackerman is expected to attend, representing the firm and its gender equality mission.
“There are very few people out there with over two decades of experience in this industry and with the knowledge, experience, and reputation that Sunny Ackerman has,” said James Lloyd-Townshend, CEO of Frank Recruitment Group. “As our business continues to grow, we are dedicated to attracting and hiring the very best talent to help us reach our aims and objectives. We know that Sunny will be a great asset and we look forward to seeing the success that her appointment will bring.”
A handful of recruiting companies have announced new leaders for the Americas in recent months. Here is a sampling from the Hunt Scanlon archives.
Becky Frankiewicz has joined ManpowerGroup as president of its North American operations. Reporting to chief operating officer Darryl Green, she will oversee all of the company’s brands and offerings in the region, including Manpower, Experis, Right Management and ManpowerGroup Solutions. Ms. Frankiewicz comes to the firm from PepsiCo.
Heidrick & Struggles appointed Andrew LeSueur as head of leadership consulting in the Americas. He continues to support his executive search clients and the industrial and supply chain practices. Mr. LeSueur joined Heidrick & Struggles from McKinsey, where he was partner in the operations practice to help create, performance transformations.
IRC Global Executive Search Partners named Tom Berray, managing partner of Cabot Consultants, as its new Americas leader. He took over from Jane Lyons, managing partner of Rhodes Associates, who stepped down from the role after two years as the IRC Americas regional leader. Mr. Berray has worked in executive search for more than 15 years.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Andrew W. Mitchell, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media