Holden Richardson LLC
Holden Richardson is a boutique executive recruiting firm focused on building leadership teams in the diversified industrial space, with a strong concentration in automotive, on-and off-highway, and specialty equipment OEMs and their Tier One and Tier Two supply base.
Our expert teams also work with technology and consumer products companies looking for state-of-art automotive experience to back-of-house operations including, purchasing and supply chain, engineering, manufacturing, and product development.
Our focus is on high-touch executive search from the CEO and board level down to a senior manager position and more. We’re industry specialists across the automotive and diversified manufacturing sectors, filling positions for senior teams across general management, operations and engineering, as well as corporate staff roles such as finance, human resources, strategy, communications, and sales and marketing.
The Holden Richardson team brings together 50+ years of combined executive search experience grounded in firms such as Korn Ferry International, Heidrick & Struggles and Spencer Stuart. Our consultants combine their deep knowledge of recruiting with their expertise in the fields of automotive and industrial markets.
With offices in Chicago and Detroit, we work globally and support a broad range of clients headquartered both in the U.S. and outside the U.S. Our clients include Fortune 500 enterprises, European-headquartered companies, and private equity and family-owned businesses.
Jake deVries — Building Projects and Services Manager — Brose Ann Weiser — VP, Human Resources — Chicago Cubs Carl Gustaf Goransson — Brand President, Construction Equipment — CNH Industrial Alexandra Catellan — Director, Electrification - Powertrain — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Brad Barber — Exec. Director, Workplace Safety Operations — General Motors Charles Thomas — Chief Data Officer — General Motors Greg Lasonde — Chief Executive Officer — Mayco Industries Peter Ziparo — VP, General Counsel — Nexteer Shannon Triplette — VP Customer Center, America — Plastic Omnium Andy Ridgway — VP, HVAC & Thermal Management Product Line — TI Automotive
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