JBK Associates International Adds Industrial Manufacturing Specialist: Laura Brown Joins as Vice President

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, April 7, 2015Laura Brown joins JBK Associates International as Vice President, Industrial Manufacturing. The new practice will leverage her experience in the Capital Equipment, Clean Tech, Chemical, Aerospace, Automotive and the Life Science sectors.

CEO & Founder, Julie Kampf notes, “The area of industrial manufacturing is becoming an important focus of business for JBK and we are thrilled to have someone with Laura’s specific expertise join our team. Her emphasis on service and building a relationship with clients fits perfectly with the philosophy of the firm.” The New Jersey-based retained search firm has more than a decade of working with leading companies in a variety of industry verticals including life sciences, healthcare, consumer products, retail, luxury goods, and financial services.

Prior to JBK, Ms. Brown was Founder and President of Talent Capital Inc. where she partnered with companies like Celgene, Eaton Corporation, & Danaher to identify senior executive talent. Ms. Brown started her search career at the global retained search firm of CTPartners in their Industrial/Manufacturing Practice, followed by a 2-year engagement with a boutique retained search firm in the R&D practice.

“As a strategic partner for organizational change, I create a 360-degree Client Perspective around company culture, core competencies required, and gaps in executive leadership workforce planning. I then identify best-in-class executives whose motivation, integrity, and leadership will engage their employees to the next level and ensure my clients’ long term success,” says Ms. Brown. “I look forward to working with JBK to build the Industrial Manufacturing Practice.”

Ms. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, wine and spending time with her husband and 2 sons.

About JBK Associates International

JBK Associates International has been ranked as one of the nation’s top innovators in diversity by Profiles in Diversity Journal and as one of Working Mother Magazine’s Best Women-Owned Companies. The firm was named to Inc. 500/5000 fastest-growing private companies in America for three consecutive years. Founded by Julie B. Kampf, the talent solutions firm specializes in the acquisition and development of senior-level leadership. JBK Associates International offers a full-service talent management business team that helps organizations and individuals succeed with services such as recruiting and retention, diversity initiatives, succession planning, staff augmentation, onboarding and assimilation, and leadership coaching.

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