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Heidrick & Struggles In Hunt for Chief Revenue Officer for Imperva

The role of chief revenue officer has changed dramatically over the last several years. CROs are quickly becoming mission-critical innovators for companies that look to dominate a market first and fastest, according to recruiters. The demand for these financial leaders is growing and executive search firms have been busy filling these roles. Imperva, a NASDAQ-traded

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Diversified Search Expands to Boston

Executive search firm Diversified Search, one of the top 10 executive recruitment firms in the U.S., has expanded into Boston with the addition of Molly A. Robb, a seasoned search executive with more than 20 years experience placing C-suite talent in the healthcare, private equity/venture capital and life sciences sectors. She joins the firm as a managing director

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Disrupting Recruiting: How Technology is Transforming the Talent Sector

In this latest episode of ‘Talent Talks,’ host Andrew Mitchell is joined by Nick Cromydas, CEO of The Hunt Club, a referral recruiting service that leverages technology and a front-end automation process to help land passive candidates.

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Coulter Partners Continues Global Expansion

Global executive search firm Coulter Partners recently made eight new appointments in the U.S., Denmark and at their London headquarters. In the U.S., Noah Parekh joins as client partner in Cambridge, MA, while Lisa Pieper has been appointed consulting partner in Palo Alto, CA, and Adrienne Slutzky joins as project coordinator in Short Hills, NJ. In London,

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GDPR – The Perfect Time to Refresh Your Database

As executive search firms grapple with the complexities of GDPR, many are concerned that the new regulation will mean deleting thousands of records built up over many years. Surely there must be an alternative?

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WilsonHCG Appoints Executive Search Leader for EMEA

Global talent solutions provider Wilson Human Capital Group Inc. (WilsonHCG) has expanded its executive search division with the appointment of director Phil Brakewell. He will serve as leader of the EMEA region. Mr. Brakewell has more than 14 years of talent acquisition leadership experience and most recently served as head of executive search for ResourceBank. Prior to that,

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Harris Search Associates Lands CIO for the University of Tennessee

Universities have long depended on executive search firms to help with their leadership needs, but these days the higher education sector is broadening its efforts to find more specialized leaders. As a result, search firms have expanded their niche offerings in the sector, identifying diversity officer, athletic directors, coaches and any number of other top

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Pekarsky & Co. Tapped by the Calgary Airport Authority to Find General Counsel

The Calgary Airport Authority has tapped recruiting firm Pekarsky & Co. to lead its search for a new general counsel. Founding partner Adam Pekarsky is heading the assignment. Reporting to the authority’s vice president of finance and the CFO, the general counsel will be responsible for the delivery of internal services and managing the delivery of

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IMSA International Executive Search Adds Three European Members

IMSA International Executive Search, a global search network, has added three new member companies. The firms, based in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Norway, will strengthen IMSA’s presence in Europe and fulfill its growth strategy for this year. IMSA Czech Republic will be represented by Nováček & Partners, a consulting company focusing on executive search, candidate

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Witt/Kieffer Continues Expansion

Executive recruitment firm Witt/Kieffer has strengthened its search staff with the addition of Jennifer Chase as managing director of its life sciences practice. Based in Boston, she will support the recruitment of positions across the life sciences spectrum, with a particular emphasis on emerging biopharmaceutical and medical device and diagnostics firms, as well as established international life

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How to Accelerate C-Suite Transitions

Organizations are investing significant time and resources in developing future C-suite leaders. Given the profound impact executives in these key roles have on business performance, it only makes sense. After all, hiring any senior-level leader represents a tremendous opportunity for value creation, or the potential for great harm, for a company. Yet surprisingly little attention

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Aspen Leadership Group Finds New Leader for Christopher Street West

Aspen, CO-based search firm Aspen Leadership Group has placed Madonna Cacciatore as the new executive director of Christopher Street West (CSW), the non-profit that organizes the gay rights LA Pride Festival and Parade. Senior consultant Tim Child led the assignment. The recruitment firm conducted the search on behalf of the CSW board of directors and the organization’s

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Development Guild DDI Places Major Gifts Officer at the Pine Street Inn

These are challenging days for non-profit organizations. Declining support from government sources, increased demand for their services and competition for donor dollars are just a few of the issues that charitable organizations must overcome to stay afloat each year. So it is that roles like the major gift officer become all the more critical. Simply

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Centerstone Executive Search & Consulting Launches Aerospace, Defense and Security Search Practice

Arlington, VA-based Centerstone Executive Search & Consulting has expanded its services with a new vertical practice focused on the aerospace, defense and security industries. The firm has tapped Jim Donnelly, a federal contracting industry veteran with more than 25 years of talent acquisition experience in this sector, as managing director of the new practice. “Expanding our offerings

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ISPA International Search Partners Association Adds Member Firm in China

Executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters and open new locations. Global recruiting consortiums, meanwhile, are taking advantage of a resurgence in certain geographic areas. Recently, ISPA International Search Partners Association, added China-based recruiting firm RMG Selection as

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

Of all the challenges that come with running a business, one that often goes overlooked is employee retention, this according to a new report by MJS Executive Search. Hiring managers and CEOs often consider getting the right people in the door to be the most crucial aspect of talent management, but the truth is that

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Vetted Solutions Finds New Leader for the American Brain Tumor Association

The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA), a national advocacy organization committed to funding brain tumor research and providing education and information on all tumor types, has named Ralph DeVitto as its new president and CEO. Vetted Solutions’ president and founder Jim Zaniello and vice president Catherine Brown led the assignment. The organization was a seeking

Greenwood / Asher & Associates Provost Wright State
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Greenwood / Asher & Associates Recruits New Provost for Wright State

The hunt for university leadership has been heating up, especially with searches for provosts. Just recently, Greenwood / Asher & Associates recruited Susan Edwards as the new executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Wright State University in Fairborn, OH. Thomas Sudkamp is stepping down from his role at the end of June. President Jan

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Odgers Berndtson Expands in Western Canada

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has continued its recent expansion – this time in Western Canada – marked by the recent appointment of Stephen Diotte to partner and head of leadership services for the Western region, as well as the firm’s new Canadian energy sector expert. Mr. Diotte has deep consulting experience in working with leaders globally around talent and

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Datacenter People Launches Executive Search Division

U.K.-headquartered recruiting organization Datacenter People has formed a new executive search subsidiary, Portman Partners, to focus on C-level leadership and senior executive roles within the datacenter industry worldwide. “This is a new chapter in the growth of the firm” said Peter Hannaford, founder of Datacenter People. “We’re well established and have built a loyal following

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Taps Diversified Search to Find Next President

Executive search firm Diversified Search has been enlisted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to help find its 13th president. Dale E. Jones, the firm’s president and CEO, is spearheading the assignment along with Julie Kanak, the leader of Diversified’s financial services practice, and board practice head Veronica Biggins. Until the new leader is selected,

PFM Executive Search VP HR University of British Columbia
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PFM Executive Search Recruits VP of HR for the University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia-based PFM Executive Search has placed the new vice president of human resources for the University of British Columbia (UBC). Barbara Meens Thistle comes to the job from the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC), where she was VP of central services. PFM partners George Madden, Shelina Esmail and Allison Rzen led the search.

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Quick Leonard Kieffer Adds Healthcare Association Specialist

Executive search firm Quick Leonard Kieffer has announced a new of counsel relationship with H. Stephen Lieber. He will be assisting with executive search and client consulting, with a special emphasis on the healthcare association and professional society arenas, as well as the information and digital technology industry sectors. “Steve Lieber brings remarkable association CEO experience to his

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Hudson Global Posts 15.9 Percent Revenue Gain

Hudson Global Inc. / (NASDAQ:HSON) posted first quarter revenues of $16.2 million, up 15.9 percent in constant currency, from a year ago. By region, Hudson Asia Pacific led the charge, recording a revenue gain of 35 percent. Meanwhile, Hudson America and Hudson Europe struggled, posting revenue decreases of 14 percent and two percent, respectively. The New York-based recruiting company posted

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Four Corners Group Names Technology Practice Leader

Toronto-headquartered executive recruiting firm Four Corners Group has expanded with the addition of Sup Das as leader of its technology practice. Mr. Das has 15 years of expertise as an IT professional, helping enterprises to reach their business, organizational, and technical potential through the acquisition of top talent. His philosophy has focused heavily on the cultivation of

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What to Really Consider When Hiring a Search Firm

Organizations justifiably take many criteria into account when considering partnering with an executive search firm. But which ones are the most important? A new report by Mitch Oakley, founder and CEO of search firm Charles Aris, lays out the questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm for your next big assignment. Various studies have underscored

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Ventura Partners Places Chief Retail Officer for drybar

Beverly Hills, CA-based executive recruitment firm Ventura Partners has placed Courtney Gruber as the new chief retail officer for drybar, a blowout hair salon chain. Ventura founder and partner Julie Ford led the search. “Courtney is the consummate, ‘customer first’ executive and a dynamic, well-rounded leader with a proven track record of success,” said John Hefner,

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Herbert Mines Lands CEO for Art Van Furniture

Retailers are facing major shifts in their businesses that call for “unprecedented responses” by CEOs who can effectively lead through change, intuitively and analytically understand the evolving consumer and respond to ambiguity, according to search consultants. Developed markets, excess retail capacity, rising prices, the shift to omni-channel retail and the unpredictable pace of change in

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Ichor Leadership Search Finds CIO for the Department of Corrections

New Zealand-based executive recruiting firm Ichor Leadership Search has placed Alastair Turrell into the position of chief information officer at the Department of Corrections. Mr. Turrell was most recently director of the software division at Datacom, a strategic leadership role he held over a decade, contributing significantly to growth and expansion. Joining the IT services firm in 2002, he was initially appointed to lead the infrastructure division, with

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ProClinical Launches New Executive Search Service

Life sciences talent solutions provider ProClinical has launched a new executive search service dubbed ProClinical Executive. The company said that it “is aiming to redefine expectations of retained search by demonstrating a more targeted and streamlined process with a core emphasis on outcomes and delivery. The new executive brand has set out a vision of

DreamJobs Appoints Partner

Talent acquisition and recruitment provider DreamJobs has appointed Chadd Dehn as an executive vice president and partner. DreamJobs is a national provider of nontraditional recruitment services with headquarters in Cleveland,Ohio. Mr. Dehn joins DreamJobs to lead the on-demand practice area and recruitment operations. ”Chadd is a great addition to our leadership team and strengthens our

CFO Tenure Climbing While High Turnover Remains in Some Sectors

According to executive search firm Spencer Stuart, CFO tenure is on the rise among Fortune 500 CFOs. Average tenure is 5.9 years, up from 4.9 years since 2008. Spencer Stuart’s annual CFO Index looks at trends related to chief financial officers of Fortune 500 companies over an eight-year period. While CFO tenure is climbing, there

O’Neill Consulting Completes Search for Confie Seguros

Executive recruiter O’Neill Consulting has placed Darrin Silvera as the new chief revenue officer of Confie Seguros. Mr. Silvera previously served as senior vice president & managing director of Trivista and spent seven years with T-Mobile, most recently as VP & general manager. Confie Seguros is an insurance services business that focuses on serving the

Nosal Partners Promotes Partner in NY

Nosal Partners LLC has promoted Rick Pedersen to partner. Based in the firm’s New York office, Mr. Pedersen joined Nosal Partners as a client partner in September 2011. He has 17 years of recruiting experience within the financial services sector. Previously, Mr. Pedersen was a recruitment relationship manager for Allegis Group Services. “Rick is incredibly

Simply Hired Names New CFO

Simply Hired, a search engine for jobs and recruitment advertising network, has named Shelly Schaffer as its executive vice president and chief financial officer. A seasoned financial executive with more than 20 years of experience at leading global companies including Mercury Interactive, Yahoo! and Support.com, Ms. Schaffer brings financial and strategic corporate leadership experience to

GRMSearch Opens in Brisbane

GRMSearch, a legal and compliance-focused executive search firm, has opened a new office in Brisbane, Australia. The new location, which will be led by director Ashley Smith, will provide recruitment solutions across legal, finance, IT and the energy sector to clients in major cities across the country. CEO Rob Green said: “Many of our international

Peoplefluent Appoints President and CEO

Peoplefluent, a social human capital management technology company, has named Jeff Carr as its president and chief executive officer. Mr. Carr, who has held strategic executive positions among the highest ranks at Saba, Taleo, and PeopleSoft (acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2005), brings extensive and deeply relevant expertise in the HCM industry and more than

Chartwell Partners to Lead CEO Search for United Community Financial Corp.

Executive search firm Chartwell Partners has been selected by United Community Financial Corp. to lead in its search for a new president and chief executive officer. The announcement came after Patrick W. Bevack’s retirement was made public. Mr. Bevack has been with Home Savings since June 2000, and has served as president and CEO of

Stanton Chase Adds Principal in San Francisco

Executive search firm Stanton Chase International has added David Snyder as a new principal in its San Francisco office. He will specialize in the firm’s government, education and non-profit (GENP) practice groups. Mr. Snyder brings 24 years of experience working and volunteering for non-profit organizations where he participated on various executive search committees. Prior to

Eames Consulting Adds to U.K. Technology Division

Recruiting firm Eames Consulting Group has named James Clark as principal consultant in its U.K. technology division. Mr. Clark previously spent three years as a director of the financial services technology division at Incisive Recruitment. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at The JM Group, managing its investment banking interim technology division. “As a

Sockwell Partners to Lead CEO Search for Carolina Trust Bank

Executive search firm Sockwell Partners has been chosen by Carolina Trust Bank to lead in a search for its new president and chief executive. Michael Cline announced that he will retire from his position as CEO of the bank effective at the end of 2013 or at such time as his successor is hired. Sockwell

Workday and Salesforce to Integrate Services

Workday, Inc., leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, have announced plans to integrate the entire Salesforce and Workday product lines to enable their customers’ mutual success. Salesforce.com plans to standardize on Workday’s applications, and Workday plans to standardize on salesforce.com’s applications and platform. “We’ve enjoyed a long-standing relationship with salesforce.com and

erecruit Adds VP of Staffing Best Practices

erecruit, a provider of enterprise staffing software, has appointed Sara Moss to the newly-created role of vice president of staffing best practices. In this role, Ms. Moss will consult with erecruit’s prospects and customers, focusing on business process analysis and reengineering by leveraging erecruit’s enterprise staffing software and VMS solutions. She previously was president and

Greg A. Lee & Associates Launched

Greg A. Lee, former chief human resources officer for Motorola, Sears, Whirlpool and other major corporations, has launched http://www.leecoaching.com>Greg A. Lee & Associates, a business coaching firm specializing in executive coaching for top corporate executives and business coaching for the owners of small and mid-sized companies. As part of his start-up efforts, Mr. Lee has

ZRG Partners Leads Search for William Penn Foundation

ZRG Partners Inc., a global provider of executive search and talent management solutions, has been selected by William Penn Foundation to lead in its search for a new managing director who will provide operating leadership and direction to all areas of the Foundation. The search is being led by Natalie Brooks, managing director of ZRG

CTPartners Acquires Mexican Recruiter

CTPartners has acquired Taylor Executive Consultancy Latam S. de R.L. Eduardo Taylor will join CTPartners as the managing partner, Mexico. Mr. Taylor’s primary focus is in the industrial and consumer products markets where he has completed searches at the most-senior levels, including CEO and board of directors. He has also worked with clients on succession

AESC and Robery Gregory Partners Form Alliance

The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) has formed an alliance with leadership development firm Robert Gregory Partners to provide AESC members access to outsourced, new-executive transition coaching services for their client companies. “We are very pleased to welcome Robert Gregory into partnership with the AESC, thereby making available to our member firms services that

Trilogy Search Non+Profit Chosen by EdSource

Retained executive search firm Trilogy Search Non+Profit has been selected by EdSource to lead in its search to fill a seat on its board of directors. The EdSource board is comprised of representatives of key education constituencies dedicated to ensuring that all children receive a high quality education. The board has sought the services of

SumTotal Systems and SnapLogic Join Forces

SumTotal Systems, Inc., a global provider of talent management solutions, has partnered with SnapLogic, the Elastic Integration company, to extend the SumTotal elixHR platform. “We are excited to partner with SumTotal to make our extensive library of high-performing connectors available to SumTotal customers,” said SnapLogic CEO Gaurav Dhillon. “Pervasive access to integrated data allows SumTotal

Diversified Search Names Dale Jones as President

Diversified Search has named Dale E. Jones as president and a member of the firm's executive committee. Mr. Jones comes to Diversified Search following 14 years with Heidrick & Struggles, and nearly 20 years in the recruiting industry. In his new role, he will serve as one of the key market facing leaders in advancing

TRANSEARCH Adds Member Firm in Melbourne

TRANSEARCH International has added Melbourne-based executive recruiter Slade Partners as its newest partner. The firm’s areas of specialization include digital media, education, energy, resources and sustainability, government and public sector, healthcare, industrials, property and construction, as well as retail and consumer. “As a member of TRANSEARCH International, we now have a significant reach into global

Leadership Capital Group Fills Position for Moody’s

Leadership Capital Group has placed Ken Henry as senior vice president of infrastructure operations at Moody’s. Most recently, Mr. Henry served as vice president of infrastructure for MFX Fairfax, where he was the global head of infrastructure responsible for driving IT transformation for their new organizational model. Moody’s is an essential component of the global

Buck Consultants Adds Director to Washington, D.C. Office

Buck Consultants, a Xerox company and provider of human resource and benefits consulting, has named Drew Crouch as director of government relations. In his new role, Mr. Crouch will help Buck clients and consultants understand important legislative, regulatory, and judicial developments in the HR and employee benefits field. He is located in the firm’s Washington,

Partners to Leaders Grows Network

Executive search federation Partners to Leaders (P2L) has announced that Rana Acaturk, managing director of Tara Partners (Istanbul), Mike Bekins managing partner of CapitaPartners (U.S. and Hong Kong), and Axel Motlik from Axel Motlik Consulting (Warsaw and Berlin) have been added to its network. “With these three significant appointments we are further making our mark

Hobbs & Towne Leading CEO Search for Seair

Hobbs & Towne, Inc. (HTI), an executive search firm specializing in the alternative energy and clean technology sector, has been selected by Seair Inc. to lead in its search for a new chief executive officer. Seair is a Calgary-based cleantech company. Seair CFO, Jim Laird, said: "We're excited to work with Hobbs & Towne on

Seven Step Adds Former CVS Exec to Staff

Seven Step Recruiting, a Boston-based provider of recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, has added Krista Williams as a strategic director. In this role, Ms. Williams will oversee client delivery teams to ensure that service objectives are met and will also work with clients to foster innovation in their efforts to attract and attain the best

Mathys+Potestio Opens Office in Austin

Mathys+Potestio, a creative and marketing industry staffing and recruiting firm, has opened an Austin location which will be headed Jackie Mathys and Steve Potestio. Ms. Mathys launched and ran Protem Staffing’s successful creative division, and later became a partner in Mathys McCleod Creative Staffing. Mr. Potestio has been in the creative industry for over 26

MSA Executive Search Fills Post for Univ of Maryland Medical Center

MSA Executive Search has placed Raja Zeitany as a new senior director of pharmacy at the University of Maryland Medical Center located in Baltimore. Founded in 1823 as the Baltimore Infirmary, the University of Maryland Medical Center is one of the nation’s oldest academic medical centers. As an integrated healthcare strategies firm, MSA offers clients

Lumesse Creates Mobile App

Lumesse, a global leader in integrated talent management solutions, has launched ETWeb Mobile as part of its ETWeb talent management platform. This new release is designed to give the mobile workforce access to the talent management system packed with features to allow managers and employees do their work on the go. “Today, mobility is not

Greenings International Opens Legal Division

Executive search and HR consulting firm Greenings International has launched a specialist legal division to help private practice and in-house clients address three key areas – search and selection, response to regulatory demands, and flexible staffing on an ‘as needs’ basis. The division is led by John Cullen who has 20 years’ experience in recruitment

Adicio to Power Career Platforms for 10 Media Outlets

Adicio Inc., a provider of interactive classified advertising software solutions for media companies, has been tapped to power the career platforms for 10 media outlets, including Project Hired, Elsevier’s Cell Careers and The Lancet, Jefferson City News Tribune, Sun Newspapers, RigandShale, Black Engineer & Hispanic Engineer, Big4, Buffalo ArtVoice and the Television Bureau of Advertising.

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