August 17, 2016 – Executive search firm Kingsley Gate Partners has appointed Kirk Durossette as vice president of recruiting.
In this new role, Mr. Durossette will manage worldwide recruiting activities — from setting strategic direction and standard operating procedures to overseeing consultant training and auditing performance. He will also be responsible for further implementing and optimizing the firm’s ClientSuite platform which focuses on client accountability. He reports to senior partner Buster Houchins.
“Kingsley Gate Partners strives for exceptional results to meet or exceed the expectations that we jointly set with all of our clients. Through our SaaS-based ClientSuite platform, we provide a level of sophistication unparalleled among leading executive search firms,” said senior partner Nancy Albertini.
“Kirk brings a comprehensive skillset and proven success record that will play a critical role in our recruiters’ ability to deliver candidates who bring the best industry credentials, successful track record and distinct emotional and intellectual qualities to drive performance for our clients’ organizations,” she added.
Prior to joining Kingsley Gate, Mr. Durossette served as a principal and executive search consultant for DHR International. He executed assignments across multiple industries while mentoring and training DHR’s global team of associates and recruiters. He also held various recruiting positions at Memorial Hermann, Tenet Healthcare and executive search firm Tyler & Company.
“We’re pleased that Kirk also brings a strong understanding of training and mentoring, as well as experience in auditing recruiter performance to his role,” said Mr. Houchins. “He will help to ensure a high level of consistency and transparency to help our clients — and our firm – attract top talent.”
Founded in 2006, Kingsley Gate recruits senior leadership positions for private equity and venture capital portfolio businesses and Fortune 100 companies.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media