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Boyden Places CEO for CHEO Research Institute

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Blair Search Partners Recruits CEO for the San Diego Foundation

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Jobplex Appoints Partner

Jobplex, the Chicago-based partner company of DHR International, has expanded with the addition of Claire Sylvestre as partner. Prior to joining Jobplex, Ms. Sylvestre served as director and executive international recruiter for YER USA in Chicago. In this role, she spearheaded business development functions and ran all aspects of recruitment functions to source new clients and candidates.

Ccentric Group Forms Alliance with Wavelength

Sydney-headquartered executive search firm Ccentric Group has established a partnership with Wavelength, one of Australia’s largest medical recruitment agencies. “The companies share the same values of being dedicated to client needs, a strong focus on quality and service, and attracting and retaining the best employees,” said Wayne Bruce, founder and director of Ccentric Group. “It

Why Cannabis Companies Need Purpose Driven Leaders

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Fogler Consulting Seeking Head Basketball Coach for UNLV

With NCAA college basketball’s “March Madness” in full swing, some schools that have been left on the sidelines are looking to find new coaches to help their teams climb back into the competition. The University of Las Vegas, Nevada (UNLV), for one, recently enlisted executive search firm Fogler Consulting to lead the search for its next

Young Mayden Finds New Leader for the Houston Bar Association

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IRC Global Adds 20/20 Foresight Executive Search

Global search consortiums continue to add new members across the global. The latest: IRC Global Executive Search Partners (IRC) just added Chicago-based 20/20 Foresight Executive Search as its fifth member firm in the U.S. 20/20 Foresight primarily serves companies involved in the real estate, financial services and service industries. It was established by Bob Cavoto in

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Recruiters in the search industry continue to climb the executive ladder within their respective firms. Executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services provider Heidrick & Struggles has promoted 14 partners and 25 principals in its search and consulting businesses globally. “Our consultants are working with our clients to build the best leadership teams around the world,” said Krishnan

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A number of top colleges around the country are looking for high-profile leaders to take them into the future. In most cases, executive recruiting firms have had a hand in some aspect of the search and selection process. Greenwood / Asher & Associates has recruited Steven Currall as the president of the University of South Florida (USF). If approved by

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As the life sciences sector continues to expand and reshape itself, vanguard organizations in the field are looking to bolster their leadership ranks. In demand: multi-skilled executives, physician leaders and nurses who can effect change on many levels. Of the four major C-suite roles in the typical hospital, in fact, it is the chief nursing

Riviera Partners Adds Four New Partners in New York

Riviera Partners, a search firm specializing in C-level engineering, product and design leader placements, has announced an expansion in New York with the promotion of four recruiters as partners. In order to meet increasing market demands, the San Francisco-based recruiter promoted directors Isa Guardalabene, Jason Hann, Sandy Ma and Sophie Thomas. The move will support

WilsonHCG Opens Office in Romania

Global talent solutions provider Wilson Human Capital Group (WilsonHCG) has expanded with the addition of a new office in Bucharest, Romania. “Although we continue to expand our offices in Krakow, Poland, and London and Manchester in the U.K., since our inception in 2002 we have strived to have the best talent on our team,” said John Wilson,

A New Breed of Future-Ready Leaders

The best leaders have a strong portfolio of future-oriented and change-ready skills that enable them to keep responding to fluctuating market demands, according to a new Korn Ferry study. The search firm’s new analysis of 15,000 profiles of leaders and managers from around the world found that most leaders today are unable to harness the collective energy

Domino’s Pizza Taps Hanold Associates to Find CHRO

Executive recruiters continue to be in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Recently, Domino’s Pizza retained Hanold Associates to find its next CHRO. Jason Hanold, CEO and co-managing partner of the search firm, is leading the assignment. He is joined by partners Keri Gavin, Ashley Schiele and

The Onstott Group Recruits CEO for BioDirection

The Onstott Group, a Wellesley, MA-based search firm, has placed Sharad H. Joshi as the new president and CEO of BioDirection Inc., a privately held medical device company developing cutting-edge and rapid point-of-care products for the diagnosis and management of concussions and other acquired traumatic brain injuries. “On behalf of our board, I would like to

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