March 30, 2020 – N2Growth, a Philadelphia-based management consulting and executive search firm, will be deferring 50 percent of all search fees for new engagements until after the COVID-19 pandemic has been contained.
“This is a rather unprecedented time, and it’s during times like this that we need to come together and find opportunities to serve each other,” said Mike Myatt, founder and chairman of N2Growth. “The spread of COVID-19 is causing suffering for thousands of families around the world; it is disrupting daily life, closing schools, and impacting markets. We feel an obligation to lead by example and do our part to help the marketplace get to the other side of this.”
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“Knowing that many businesses may struggle to a degree in the near-term, communities need to come together, put commercial interests beneath the greater good, and find ways to serve,” Mr. Myatt said. “We fundamentally believe that great servant leadership is what’s most needed to be resilient in crisis, and why we’ve elected to remove any near-term financial obstacle for companies looking to acquire leadership talent.”
“Effective immediately, we’re deferring 50 percent of all fees for new engagements until after the coronavirus outbreak has been contained and the market is back on its feet again,” he said. “It’s a small thing, sure, but it’s our attempt to do our part.”
“In addition to doing everything we can to help clients fill vacancies with great leaders and removing any financial obstacles to doing so, it’s also important to note that N2Growth has been on the leading edge of digital, remote work for more than a decade,” said Tim Dunn, chief commercial officer at N2Growth. “We would like to personally extend an invitation to help guide you through the process of setting up and leading a high-performing decentralized remote workforce. We have an amazing team and culture, most of which is remote, and we can help you with the same – as a professional courtesy without cost or obligation, just a helping hand.”
N2Growth is a global leadership consultancy with practice areas in executive search, culture shaping, leadership development, strategy, organizational design, risk, digital transformation and executive coaching. The firm has more than 40 locations across the Americas, Europe, MENA and APAC.
The firm recently named Brian Kibby as CEO of N2Ventures, the firm’s business unit serving the leadership and talent needs of private equity companies, venture capital firms, family offices and hedge funds. In addition, he serves as senior partner with N2Growth, focusing on the firm’s global education, technology and media practices.
“It’s not often a search firm has the chance to hire a multi-time CEO, who has worked across industries, in public companies, PE and VC backed companies, and closely-held family businesses,” said Mr. Myatt. “Brian has been an individual investor, part of the buy-side, part of the sell-side, and is well-versed in what it takes to be successful in rapidly growing, technology-enabled companies. It’s one thing to talk about things in theory; Brian has done it himself.”
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media