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Focus Search Partners Expands

Executive search firm Focus Search Partners, a Vaco company, has appointed industrial executive search expert John Davidson as managing director. “Our ability to provide substantive recommendations, unparalleled service and unwavering support to our clients means having the right talent in-house,” said Paul Frankenberg, founder and managing partner at Focus Search Partners. “We are thrilled to


Recruiting Platform Nursa Secures $80 Million in Funding

Nursa, a per diem nursing recruiting platform, recently completed an $80 million series B funding round. The round was led by Drive Capital, a Columbus, OH-based venture capital firm. Joining the round were existing partners Pelion Venture Partners, a Salt Lake City, UT-based venture capital firm, and Kickstart Fund, a Cottonwood Heights, UT-based venture capital

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Executive Recruiters Pull Off Another Remarkable Year, Remain Bullish for 2023

Hunt Scanlon Media has released its annual rankings of leading executive recruiters. In the U.S. and globally, billions of dollars poured into the high-end recruiting sector in 2022, a result of continued pentup demand for senior-level leaders and their key reports.


Focus Search Partners Expands

Executive search firm Focus Search Partners, a Vaco company, has appointed industrial executive search expert John Davidson as managing director. “Our ability to provide substantive recommendations, unparalleled service and unwavering support to our clients means having the right talent in-house,” said Paul Frankenberg, founder and managing partner at Focus Search Partners. “We are thrilled to

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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?


Recruiting Platform Nursa Secures $80 Million in Funding

Nursa, a per diem nursing recruiting platform, recently completed an $80 million series B funding round. The round was led by Drive Capital, a Columbus, OH-based venture capital firm. Joining the round were existing partners Pelion Venture Partners, a Salt Lake City, UT-based venture capital firm, and Kickstart Fund, a Cottonwood Heights, UT-based venture capital


A Look at How to Retain Top Interim Leaders

Today’s independent senior executives have plenty of choice when it comes to selecting their work. In fact, in competitive, cutting-edge fields like innovation, data science, and supply chain strategy, competition for top independent talent is as fierce as it is for full-time hires, according to a recent Business Talent Group (BTG) report. Meanwhile, top professionals


Odgers Berndtson Leading CEO Search for Integrated and Specialist Medicine Clinical Group

Carmel Gibbons of executive search firm Odgers Berndtson is currently leading the CEO search for Integrated and Specialist Medicine Clinical Group, part of U.K.-based Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The right candidate will provide high quality and visible operational and strategic leadership and will have full responsibility for the effective delivery of Integrated and Specialist


Diversified Search Group Seeking CHRO for Davidson College

Koya Partners, a part of Diversified Search Group, was recently retained by Davidson College, Davidson, NC, to lead in its search for new chief human resources officer. Koya managing director Amy Sugin led the search along with senior associate Laura Bertonazzi. Davidson College seeks a collaborative and experienced leader to serve as the next CHRO.


The Tolan Group Recruits COO at Behavioral Health Solutions

The Tolan Group (TTG) recently assisted in the placement Brian Martin as the new chief operating officer at Behavioral Health Solutions. Mr. Martin brings over two decades of invaluable healthcare experience, a proven track record in leadership, and a commitment to driving excellence in healthcare services. Behavioral Health Solutions is a leading provider of mental healthcare


ON Partners Recruits President for Bold Group

ON Partners’ Andy Hickman recently placed Marcus Bring as the president of Bold Group, part of EverCommerce Security & Alarm Solutions. “We welcome Marcus’s leadership at this critical time of growth in the security industry. The industry is stronger than it has ever been and leads the way in the adoption of new technologies to further


How CHROs Can Steer the Ship to Success in 2024

What does it mean to lead with vision? That’s the question on our minds as we head into 2024, and you’ve probably thought about it, too. We talk so much about the importance of outstanding leadership, but we must remember the other piece of that puzzle: getting people ready to take on and succeed in


True Assists Yahoo with the Recruitment of Chief Communications Officer

Gail Tifford and Rachel Randolph of global talent provider True has assisted in the recruitment of Sona Iliffe-Moon as the new chief communications officer. “Sona has a proven track record in elevating influential brands, and we look forward to welcoming her to Yahoo at a pivotal inflection point in the company’s history,” said Jim Lanzone, CEO of


The University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute Taps JDG Associates to Find New Leader

Rockville, MD-based executive search firm JDG Associates has been retained by the University of Tennessee – Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) to find its next executive director and vice provost. This executive serves as the senior leader responsible for the oversight of the institute’s vision, management, and operations, as well as for the development, planning, and implementation


Kincannon & Reed Recruits President and COO for Clarkson Grain Company

Executive recruitment firm Kincannon & Reed, which exclusively focuses on food, agribusiness, and the related life sciences, recently placed Kevin Pray as the organization’s new president and chief operating officer of Clarkson Grain Company. The assignment was led by managing partner John Wright and managing director Carolyn Schubert. “A seasoned ag professional, Kevin’s strong background in both


Kestria Adds Reimaginum in Romania as its Newest Member Firm

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has added Reimaginum as its newest member firm. Reimaginum is a Romanian boutique talent acquisition firm with over 45 years of collective expertise. While their recent focus has been on the technology sector, they also have market knowledge and experience in domains such as real estate,


A Guide to Serving on a Search Committee

Search committees harness a range of perspectives to determine or advise on who will be placed in critical leadership roles. In offering their time, wisdom, and points of view during periods of change and transition, members of a search committee work together not only to fill a position but to build a bridge from one


Starfish Partners Acquires INNOVA People

Starfish Partners, an investment and ownership platform for niched professional and mid-to-upper management search specialists, has acquired INNOVA People, a Bend, OR-based firm that works across North America recruiting talent in the healthcare and technology industries. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Joel is one of those rare combinations of superior capabilities and


Hanold Associates Recruits CHRO for Nordstrom

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has assisted in the recruitment of Lisa Price as chief human resources officer of Nordstrom, Inc. in Seattle, WA. “With nearly three decades of experience driving and creating culture for large global organizations and previous experience working at Nordstrom, Lisa understands that the success of our business starts with our people,” said Erik Nordstrom,


Shelli Herman and Associates Recruits CEO for the Dallas Zoo

Following a comprehensive national search for a new leader for the organization, Los Angeles-based Shelli Herman and Associates has placed Lisa New as the new CEO of the Dallas Zoo. She will be the Zoo’s first female CEO in its 135-year history. Ms. New succeeds someone she often has recognized as one of her mentors, Gregg Hudson,


Aya Healthcare Acquires Winnow AI

Aya Healthcare, a healthcare recruiting provider, has acquired Winnow AI, which uses artificial intelligence to match physicians with open roles. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Winnow AI was created by SwitchPoint Ventures, a venture studio that builds AI-driven business solutions for the challenges of healthcare. “Winnow AI offers a more targeted approach


EY Survey Reveals Enthusiasm For AI Will Drive M&A Frenzy

According to new survey data from EY, CEOs in the United States are riding a wave of optimism when it comes to revenue, profits, transactions, and the potential of generative AI. Survey data published this past month reveals that business leaders are confidently steering their organizations towards profitability, even as economic concerns loom. While AI


Egon Zehnder Selected by BP to Find New CEO

Leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder has been called in by BP to lead in its for a new CEO, according to Sky News. Its search is expected to encompass external candidates as well as internal candidates, including the interim chief executive Murray Auchincloss. According to Sky insiders, Mr. Auchincloss, who was previously BP’s finance chief, has


Buffkin / Baker Recruits Director of Athletics for Middle Georgia State University

Partner-led executive search firm Buffkin / Baker has placed Michael Brown as the director of athletics for Middle Georgia State University (MGA) in Macon. Partner Kenn Carrick and principal Janny DeLoache led the assignment. “The goal of transition to NCAA Division II is to provide student-athletes with enhanced opportunities for competition, as well as greater access to


Direct Recruiters Inc. Appoints Practice Leader

OH-based Direct Recruiters Inc. (DRI) has named Christian Byrd as practice leader, medical device, overseeing operations in North America and the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Christian will partner with medical device clients across various functions, including commercial, medical, clinical, R&D, regulatory, quality and safety to provide customized recruitment solutions. “We are thrilled to welcome Christian to the


Hudson Global RPO Appoints CEO

Hudson RPO, a global total talent solutions company owned by Old Greenwich, Conn.-based recruiting firm Hudson Global Inc., has named Jacob Zabkowicz as global chief executive officer. “I am excited to welcome Jake to the Hudson RPO team,” said Jeff Eberwein, CEO of Hudson Global. “Jake’s growth orientation and winning mindset will help Hudson RPO achieve its aggressive growth goals. Over the


How Private Equity Outfits are Keeping Recruiters Busy

Attracting and retaining top talent is a challenge given the specialized skills and experience required to be successful in a private equity-backed portfolio company. When seeking potential talent for leadership positions, PE firms are laser-focused on finding specific domains and industry expertise to fit the unique culture and environment of their investments, according to Rob


Caldwell Recruits CISO for West Fraser

Increasingly, organizations of all sizes are awakening to the perils posed by cyberattacks. For years, many groups tried to ignore the problem, dismissing cybersecurity as a concern only for the biggest, most high-profile entities, be they government or corporate. These days, more groups are coming to understand how ruinous such intrusions could be. This has led


Massey Henry Seeking CFO/CRO for SaskCentral

Toronto-based executive search firm Massey Henry was recently retained by SaskCentral to lead in its search for a chief risk officer and chief financial officer. Reporting to the CEO, this executive ensures the financial and operational viability of SaskCentral, leading and supporting the strategic vision and development of high-level corporate business objectives at the board and


Harris Search Associates Recruiting Founding Dean for Xavier University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine

Following an extensive national search that included a highly competitive candidate pool from across the country, Harris Search Associates has placed Steven Halm as founding Dean of the Xavier University proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, which slated to become the nation’s first Jesuit osteopathic medicine school opening its doors to students in 2027. “Xavier is gaining a

A Look at How to Retain Top Interim Leaders

Today’s independent senior executives have plenty of choice when it comes to selecting their work. In fact, in competitive, cutting-edge fields like innovation, data science, and supply chain strategy, competition for top independent talent is as fierce as it is for full-time hires, according to a recent Business Talent Group (BTG) report. Meanwhile, top professionals

5 Top Skills for Human Resources Leaders Today

Human resources leadership continues to plays an important role in shaping an organization’s success by effectively managing its most valuable asset – its people. As the HR landscape continues to evolve, HR leaders must equip themselves with essential skills that go beyond traditional administrative tasks. In this article, The Christopher Group explores five essential skills

ON Partners Recruits CEO for MacStadium

Co-president Matt Mooney and partner Jake Espenlaub of ON Partners have recruited Kenneth Tacelli as the new president and CEO of MacStadium, an Atlanta-based Mac cloud provider. He succeeds co-founder Gregory McGraw, who has transitioned to executive chair of the MacStadium board of directors. Mr. McGraw recently announced his retirement after a 12 year tenure building and leading the company. “We are thrilled

Bannerot Partners Assists Remington Hospitality with CHRO Search

CHROs have become critical stakeholders in defining the strategy of a company. Their job description calls for them to tackle the HR challenges and evolving expectations of a dynamic workplace environment that will consist of constant change, calculated risk-taking, and evolving expectations from top stakeholders. Those well-equipped to achieve the greatest success will have diverse skill-sets,

The Professional Footballers’ Association Taps TurnkeyZRG to Lead Chief Commercial Officer Search

TurnkeyZRG has been tapped by the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) to lead in its search for a chief commercial officer. George Williams, managing director, U.K. and Europe, is leading the assignment. The purpose of this role is to scale the revenues generated by the PFA from commercial partnerships with sponsors, brands, media organizations and other key stakeholders

The Current State of Executive Recruiting

Look back three months and optimism was high. Everyone was hoping for a rebound and many were willing to believe certain data points—a market rally, continued growth in executive hiring—served as confirmation we were there—or, at least, almost there. Despite stubbornly high interest rates and global conflicts, Q2 was a proof point for the optimist.

Renovata & Company Recruits International President for RLDatix

Global executive search and private equity advisory firm Renovata & Company has placed Chris Baker as president international of RLDatix in Chicago. “Chris understands the healthcare industry and the challenges it faces,” says Thomas Jepsen, partner at Renovata & Company. “He also has a successful track record of driving enterprise software strategies that deliver innovation and

Myers McRae Tapped by Dakota Wesleyan University to Lead Provost Search

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been retained by Dakota Wesleyan University to lead in its search for a new provost. Kenny Daugherty, the search firm’s president, is leading the assignment, along with Darrel Colson, senior consultant. The provost leads the university’s efforts in academic and student affairs, supporting faculty and staff who offer students

Campbell & Company Retained by Outreach International to Find New Leader

Campbell & Company has been retained by Outreach International to lead in its search for a new president and CEO for Outreach International. Leading the assignment are Dan Nevez, vice president, executive search, Alexandra Catuara, senior consultant, and Angèle Bubna, consultant. The president and CEO of Outreach International will have an inspiring and fulfilling opportunity

August Leadership Names Head of Global Operations

Executive recruitment firm August Leadership has appointed Faiza Savul as a partner and head of global operations. She will be based out of Karachi, Pakistan. With Faiza’s remarkable dedication and diverse experience, we have no doubt she’ll be an outstanding addition to the team,” August Leadership said. “She’s exceptionally skilled at developing innovative HR initiatives and strategies to

The Keys to Scaling: It’s More Than Just an Experienced CEO

Scaling a company is a significant milestone that many businesses aspire to achieve. However, the common misconception is that it takes an experienced CEO at the helm to successfully navigate this crucial phase. In reality, scaling has more to do with readiness, purpose, and a specific set of required leadership traits and skills that often

JM Search Recruits CEO for RX Green Technologies

Kristian Shannon and Jocelyn Scott of JM Search have recruited Gary Santo as CEO of RX Green Technologies, a producer of commercial cultivation supplies for the cannabis industry. He replaced Wes Matelich, who will remain on the board as an advisor. “With such a strong foundation in place, RX Green Technologies is ready to scale,” said Mr.

HARTZ Search Tapped by LCMC Health to Find Chief Talent Officer

Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search is currently leading the search for a new chief talent officer for LCMC Health in New Orlean, LA. The organization desires a seasoned professional as the chief talent officer to lead and drive the transformation of the critical talent acquisition function into an enterprise-wide shared services model in order that LCMC

The Moran Company Leading Search for the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association’s New Leader

The Moran Company, an executive recruitment firm that specializes in the non-profit sector, has been retained by the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association to lead in its search for a new executive director. Senior search consultant Mike English is leading the assignment. Reporting to the board of directors, the executive director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility

Conexus Recruiting Acquires Logis

Los Angeles-based interim-focused executive search firm Conexus Recruiting has acquired Logis, a staffing company based in Irvine, CA. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone in Conexus’ trajectory as it continues to emerge as a leading national provider of high-end interim consulting, retained search, and direct hire

ZRG Partners’ Swift and Strategic Road to Expansion

Larry Hartmann is a seasoned veteran of the people business. As the chief executive of ZRG, he leads one of the fastest growing, global talent management hubs in the human capital sector. It wasn’t always this way. Mr. Hartmann founded ZRG 24 years ago on the core principle of building a better recruiting platform. Simple enough.

Shelli Herman and Associates Recruits CEO for the YWCA Greater Los Angeles

Los Angeles-based Shelli Herman and Associates has assisted in the recruitment of Lori Carmona as the new CEO of the YWCA Greater Los Angeles (YWCA GLA). “YWCA conducted an extensive, thoughtful search process to identify the right leader for our organization, and Lori Carmona emerged as the standout candidate,” said Alva P. Adams, YWCA’s board chairwoman. “Lori has

BroadView Talent Partners Recruits COO for Archway Communities

BroadView Talent Partners has assisted in the recruitment of Laura Brudzynski as the new chief operating officer of Archway Communities in Lakewood, CO. “We are thrilled to have Laura join our team,” said Sebastian Corradino, CEO of Archway Communities. “Laura understands the housing landscape in Colorado, and I am confident in her ability help Archway

ON Partners Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for Logile

ON Partners’ Tindall (Sewell) Hein and Jake Espenlaub recently helped recruit Brett Friedman as the new chief revenue officer of Logile, Inc., a Dallas, TX-based retail labor planning, workforce management, inventory management, and store execution provider. “Brett is the right leader to bring in now,’’ said Purna Mishra, president and CEO of Logile. “He is a

Focus Search Partners Names Managing Director for Enterprise Technology Practice

Executive search firm Focus Search Partners, a Vaco company, has expanded with the addition of Seth Blumenthal as managing director to lead executive- and board-level engagements for their enterprise technology practice. “Seth’s track record of success, diverse experience and knowledge across business funding, organizational design, regulatory frameworks and executive search make him an incredible expert in

Bigger is Not Always Better When Selecting an Search Firm

Senior leadership hires can make or break an organization. Various studies show that the failure rate of executives coming into new companies is 30 to 40 percent after 18 months. This makes the selection of the right executive search firm essential for organizations. Bigger is not always better when selecting an executive search firm and

Virginia Tech Selects Greenwood Asher & Associates to Find New CFO

Miramar Beach, FL-based executive recruitment firm Greenwood Asher & Associates has been called in by Virginia Tech to lead in its search for a new CFO. Denice Perdue and Jeremy Duff are leading the assignment. The CFO has fiduciary responsibility for university funds, business processes, and serves as the principal financial officer for the university. They

Wilton & Bain Recruits CEO for Spring Fibre

Wilton & Bain has assisted in the recruitment of Gareth Greppellini as the new CEO of Spring Fibre in the U.K. Jay Siddiki, a partner in the global technology & digital infrastructure practice at Wilton & Bain, led the search. “It’s an exciting journey ahead for Spring Fibre,” said Mr. Siddiki. “Whilst the AltNet industry is going through

ECA Partners Grows Search Staff with PE Veteran

Santa Monica, CA-based search firm ECA Partners has expanded with the addition of Curtis Wise as a senior director. “Curtis brings significant experience in lower middle-market and middle market private equity, as ECA continues to expand in the space,” said Burt Francis, managing director at ECA. “Most notably, he comes with a strong track record of supporting his

Kestria Appoints Consumer & Retail Global Practice Leader

Kestria, formerly known as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, has named Katerina Meimaroglou as the new consumer & retail global practice leader. “In a world of constant change, the consumer and retail industry is at the core of modern commerce,” Kestria said. “Shaping economies and redefining customer engagement, this sector offers both challenges and opportunities for

Russell Reynolds Associates Acquires Savage Partners

Global leadership advisory firm Russell Reynolds Associates has acquired Savage Partners, a boutique executive search firm that serves growth equity and private equity-backed software companies across North America. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Intrepid Investment Bankers acted as the strategic advisor to Russell Reynolds Associates in the transaction. Hunt Scanlon Ventures, a

Furst Group Recruits CEO for Center for Hospice Care

Executive recruitment firm Furst Group, which serves the healthcare and insurance industries, recently assisted in the recruitment of John Mastrojohn as the president and CEO of the Center for Hospice Care. He also will take on the role of president and CEO of the Hospice Foundation, Global Partners in Care and Milton Adult Day Services. The

DRiWaterstone Human Capital Recruits New Leader for Michigan Radio

Following an extensive nationwide search, Arlington, VA-based DRiWaterstone Human Capital has placed Wendy Turner as the new executive director and general manager of Michigan Radio, the public broadcasting service of the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor. She replaces Stephen Schram, who retired as Michigan Radio’s leader in late 2022. “Michigan Radio’s legacy of excellence has

DHR Global Appoints Vice Chairman

Talent advisory firm DHR Global has appointed James Abruzzo as vice chairman. In this role, he will represent the firm while speaking at industry conferences and forums, provide search and consulting advice to clients, and mentor associates pursuing partner-level positions. “We are grateful for the steady and experienced leadership James has demonstrated heading DHR’s non-profit practice for

Beecher Reagan Appoints Leader of Digital and Technology Officers Practice

Houston, TX-headquartered executive search firm  Beecher Reagan has addition of Jeff Harms as managing director and leader of the digital and technology officers practice. “Digital transformation continues to be top of mind for CEOs and business leaders, and demand will only increase as technology rapidly evolves,” said Clark Beecher, managing partner and co-founder of Beecher Reagan. “As Beecher Reagan doubles down

Interim Executives & Leadership: What You Need To Know

Organizations today are facing unprecedented challenges in securing suitable leadership amidst rapidly changing workplace dynamics, an uncertain global economy, swift technological advancements, and ongoing post-pandemic stressors. Recent insights from McKinsey show a profound talent scarcity across all levels, from managers on the front line to leaders in the C-suite. Corroborating this, the U.S. Bureau of

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Recruits First Female/Black President for Boston University

Higher education-focused Storbeck Search, part of the Diversified Search Group, has assisted in the recruitment of Melissa L. Gilliam as the 11th president of Boston University. Robert Brown announced that he will retire as president at the end of the 2022–2023 academic year. “Dr. Gilliam will be the first female president of Boston University and first person of

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