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Turnover in the top leadership of colleges and universities across the country has been keeping executive recruiters who specialize in the academic sector busier than ever. In fact, there are at least 59 searches underway right now. Expert recruiters offer their perspective on what’s behind the trend and the challenges it poses. It’s another Hunt Scanlon exclusive!
Harper College, a Palatine, IL community college, has retained RH Perry & Associates to lead its search for a new president.
Recruiters are adept at managing a process that can be fraught with political and financial intrigue as well as the usual amount of educational issues.
A number of top colleges around the country are looking for high-profile leaders to take them into the future.
Organizations across today’s business landscape face tough obstacles as they confront the complexities of a 21st century workplace. Managing—and anticipating—change is part of the common survival process for every organization. That’s why it’s important for companies to be well versed in their employees’ satisfaction and engagement levels, which in turn helps them to retain and
Turnkey Sports and Entertainment has placed Tom Glick as the new team president for the Carolina Panthers. Following the resignation of Danny Morrison, the professional football organization has operated without a team president for nearly a year and a half. Leading the search was Len Perna, Turnkey’s president, founder and CEO. “We are thrilled to have Tom join
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.
Greenwich, Conn-based RSR Partners has named Rebecca Holland New as a managing director, leading the firm’s healthcare and life sciences practice. She is based in Raleigh, NC. Ms. New brings more than 20 years of extensive experience advising senior management on transitional and growth, talent and human capital strategies and was recently recognized as one of 2018’s Fiercest Women in
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?
U.K.-headquartered executive search firm Savannah Group has expanded with the addition of Simon Musgrave and Phil Coulter as partners within the firm’s industrial and digital & technology practices, respectively. “These latest acquisitions see Savannah expand its depth of capability within the digital and industrial arenas,” the firm said. Mr. Musgrave will be leading Savannah Group’s energy and industrial
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When discussing recruiting, the term “key selection criteria” simply refers to the skills, attributes, knowledge and qualifications that a job candidate needs to succeed in a role. In theory, a hiring manager would find someone who meets all of the requirements, make an offer and take off running. But when it’s an executive role that
Building on its explosive growth in the U.S. last year, global search firm Odgers Berndtson has brought in Soh Won Cha as head of U.S. marketing. She joins the firm from Russell Reynolds Associates, where she was senior marketing manager of the Americas. “We’re very excited to welcome Soh Won to the Odgers team,” said Steve Potter, CEO
New York-based Sucherman Group has named Simon Pollock as managing director, international, based in London, and Charles Gould as managing director, sports, based in New York. These newly-created roles mark the official launch of the firm’s sports entertainment and international practices and follow closely on the heels of the firm’s expansion to Silicon Valley and Silicon
Atlanta, GA-headquartered executive search firm Koblentz Group has recruited Shawn Patrick O’Brien as the new chief executive officer of personalized medicine company Genomind in King of Prussia, PA. He replaces Thomas Hess, who had been serving as interim CEO in addition to his regular role as CFO. Joel Koblentz and Jeffrey Neppl led the assignment. “Shawn’s impressive background
Houston-based Vanderbloemen Search Group, which finds leaders for churches and ministries, has been retained by interdenominational Christ Church Nashville in Tennessee to lead its search for a new senior pastor. The senior pastor for Christ Church Nashville will hold a primarily spiritual office, said Vanderbloemen Search Group. The individual must demonstrate godly character, competence and knowledge
The workforce continues to evolve at an incredibly rapid rate as transformations in society, government, culture, technology, communications and law impact employers. As we look forward to the year ahead, low unemployment, a rise in concern over how technology is shaping the future of work and a series of movements giving power to the people are
The Colorado School of Mines, commonly known as Mines, with the assistance of Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, one of the nation’s leading boutique providers in the higher education space, has named Richard Holz as its next provost. Mr. Holz is currently dean of the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences at Marquette University and will join Mines
Executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services provider Heidrick & Struggles has entered into an exclusive agreement with Business Talent Group (BTG) to offer its clients access to the high-end online job platform’s pool of independent business professionals, on demand, for critical, project-based assignments. “Once reserved for temporary backfill work or emergency support, independent professionals
Vancouver, British Columbia-based PFM Executive Search has placed Stephen Simms as the new CEO of Fraserway RV. PFM partners Shaun Carpenter and Shelina Esmail led the assignment. Mr. Simms brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience with Fortune 50 companies and a diverse business background in accounting, operations, merchandising, loss prevention and human resources. He spent the
Atlanta, GA-headquartered executive search firm Lucas Group has expanded with the addition of Madison Berney as managing partner for its accounting and finance practice in Denver, CO. She will lead a team of accounting and finance recruiters as they look to meet the evolving demand of clients and candidates in the booming Denver job market. According
If 2018 was all about who was getting jobs, 2019 may be about how jobs work. Indeed, this may be the year that organizations start retooling how they find, evaluate and even pay employees. Chalk up the shifts to, among several factors, the tight labor market and a massive influx of data, according to a new talent report
Executive search firm Slone Partners recently placed Frank Czerwiec as chief medical officer at Goldfinch Bio, a Cambridge, MA-based biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing precision medicines for the treatment of genetically-driven kidney diseases. “Goldfinch Bio is the leading life sciences and precision medicine company working passionately on kidney diseases which now affect over 800 million people
Executive recruitment firm Spelman Johnson has been selected by Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges to find a chief for their shared police department. Search associate Heather J. Larabee is leading the assignment. A third institution, Hampshire College, recently left the collaborative police department. The Mount Holyoke and Smith police department is responsible for the safety
Executive recruitment firm Witt/Kieffer has continued its recent expansion with the addition of C.J. Bolster as managing director of global operations. Based in London, he is responsible for driving the firm’s growth and expansion in international markets. Mr. Bolster has over 30 years of experience as a highly regarded senior executive in management consulting and executive search, working with
France-based Talentsoft, a cloud-based human resource software solutions provider for talent management learning, has raised $50 million in a financing round which it says will boost continued growth via innovation and international market expansion. Francisco Partners leads the new investment, alongside existing investors Bpifrance and Goldman Sachs who are strengthening their capital. The total funding round
Everyone is readying their horses at the starting gate for the 2019 race to hire the best people in the market. But with a list of tasks distracting recruiters from delivering results in an increasingly tight hiring market, many may be at their wits’ end to find quality talent. A new report by IQTalent Partners offers four
Chad Biagini, managing director of North America for Nolan Partners has placed former New Balance Athletics executive Rob DeMartini as the new CEO of USA Cycling in Colorado Springs, CO. “Our entire board and management team enthusiastically welcome Rob as our new CEO,” said Bob Stapleton, USA Cycling chairman of the board. “His passion and ambition for both the
Executive search firm Phillips Oppenheim has been retained by the Newberry Library, an independent research library in Chicago, to lead its search for a new president. Principal Susan L. Meade and founding partner Jane Phillips Donaldson are leading the assignment. The new leader of the Newberry, as the library is commonly known, will succeed David Spadafora, who
Executive search firms College Sports Solutions (CSS) and Buffkin / Baker have formed a new partnership. Under the strategic alliance, the two firms will combine their executive search services to better serve universities and colleges, intercollegiate conferences and collegiate athletic organizations. The two organizations will collaborate in all areas of the executive search business at many of the nation’s
AIMS International has strengthened its presence in Argentina with the addition of professional coaching and executive search firm Vistage Argentina. Juan Luis Crespin, chairman of the firm, joins as managing partner, AIMS International Argentina, along with Laura Martinez who becomes a partner. Mr. Crespin and his team said it is “their great pleasure to join AIMS International,
The executive search industry continues to be in flux, and as a result search firms have been uncertain or wary about what their next move should be. To what extent will digitalization affect the industry? What about AI? How best to price and stay competitive? Should one offer diversified services? These are just some of
Toronto-based executive search firm Caldwell has posted first quarter revenues of $15.9 million (all dollar figures Canadian), up 5.6 percent from a year ago when the firm recorded revenues of $15.05 million. Net earnings before tax were $388,000 ($0.10 per share, compared to net income was $410,000 ($0.20 per share) in the comparable period a year earlier. “Though
Chelsea Partners, a Los Angeles-based executive recruitment firm, has placed the new president and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA). Lori Anderson, chief operating officer and vice president of residential services for Bethesda Lutheran Communities, steps into her new role on Jan. 21. Andy Knox, the search
With the NFL regular season over and the Super Bowl approaching, a flurry of coaching and general manager activity has been underway. And Hunt Scanlon Media has been tracking it all. Korn Ferry recently assisted in placing Bruce Arians as the 12th head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He takes over from Dirk Koette, who
Sanford Rose Associates- San Diego has added Mark Soufleris, former owner and practice leader of Sanford Rose Associates – Fort Lauderdale, as partner, pharma & biopharmaceuticals. Mr. Soufleris has spent over 30 years as a pharmaceutical industry veteran who dedicated his career exclusively to helping companies commercialize life-saving products that addressed significant patient healthcare needs.
Korn/Ferry International has added Alexander Wink as a senior client partner in the firm's global technology practice. Mr. Wink will be based in Germany where he will lead the digital sector in the EMEA region. He has expertise handling a broad range of assignments in the Internet and telecommunication industry, as well as the cleantech
Global executive search firm Amrop has formed a partnership with Parker Executive Search, a retained executive search firm based out of Atlanta. Under the leadership of Dan Parker, president, and Laurie Wilder, executive vice president and managing director, Amrop’s new partner firm brings specific expertise in executive search services for clients in the corporate, higher
Burlingame, CA-based retained executive search firm Trilogy Search Non+Profit has placed Sarajane N. Mackenzie as senior vice president of human resources for Pharmanet/i3, inVentiv Health’s clinical segment. Trilogy also recently recruited Duncan Harwood as chief human resources officer for inVentiv. Chuck Pappalardo handled the assignments on behalf of Trilogy. Prior to joining inVentiv, Ms. Mackenzie
The HR Certification Institute, the internationally recognized certifying body for the HR profession, has announced the expansion of its advanced credential portfolio to include Human Resource Business Professional (HRBP) and Human Resource Management Professional (HRMP) certifications for HR professionals primarily practicing outside of the United States. The HRBP and HRMP credentials are a complement to
OneWire, a provider of career and talent management services, has announced the launch of its executive search arm, OneWire Managed Services. The new service includes candidate screening, interviewing, evaluation and pipelining for future hires. OneWire senior managing director, Mary Gay Townsend, said: “We partner closely with our clients, becoming an extension of their teams for
Leadership Capital Group, a North American and EMEA executive search firm, has opened a New York metro region office in Mahwah, NJ and named John V. Jazylo as a partner in the firm’s CEO/board, financial services and technology practices as well as head of the NY metro office. Mr. Jazylo has recruited board members, CEOs,
RSA, a global life sciences executive search and interim management specialist, has placed Jack Talley as president and chief executive officer of Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Shawn O’Connor, president of RSA Americas, stated: “We are delighted to conclude our search with the placement of such an exceptional candidate. Previously the CEO of EpiCept Corporation, Jack has
Medical Staffing Network (MSN) Healthcare, LLC, a provider of per diem nurse staffing services and a workforce management solutions company, has completed its acquisition of Pathway Medical Staffing, LLC a privately held Nurse Case Management staffing company headquartered in Skillman, NJ. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This acquisition will allow MSN and
IRC Global Executive Search Partners (IRC) has added Cairo, Egypt-based Aspire HRC as its newest member firm. Rania Abdalla, Aspire HRC’s managing director, founded the company in 2008, focusing on senior management, across all sectors. “IRC’s success is based on attracting the world’s most entrepreneurial, innovative and enthusiastic executive search firms,” said Sylvia MacArthur, president
Benchmark Executive Search has named Phoebe Henderson as a partner, responsible for end-to-end search execution and client development. Ms. Henderson brings over two decades of executive search, operations and business development experience across the federal information technology and satellite markets. She was previously a vice president at boutique search firm Dahl-Morrow International where she helped
The Judge Group, a recruiting services provider, has promoted Mick Angelichio to managing director of the Healthcare Solutions Division. Mr. Angelichio co-launched the Healthcare Solutions Division for The Judge Group in 2004 and has since grown the operation into a full-service national staffing, search and services firm with engagements in over 40 states. As director,
Dangerfield International has opened a new office in Toronto. Lena Kozovski, general manager of North America, will head the Toronto office. Ms. Kozovski has more than 15 years experience and has worked both client side and agency. Graham Jackson, managing director of Dangerfield, said: “Lena’s core role is to continue to grow the Dangerfield business
Monster has introduced new SeeMore features built to meet the recruiting needs of small and mid-size employers. Continuing its strategy to deploy its advanced search technology to a diverse customer base, SMB customers in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia now have access to a tailored version of SeeMore to manage resumes more efficiently and
Job Search Television Network (JSTN) and Allegis Group Services (AGS), part of the Allegis Group Inc., a recruitment and staffing firm, have announced that they have partnered to drive next generation talent solutions to their client base. Combining JSTN's search engine optimized video and multi-channel media recruiting and branding platform with AGS's innovative integrated talent
Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has placed Geoff Atkinson as chief marketing officer of Portico Club LLC. Mr. Atkinson formerly served as senior vice president, CRM and demand management atOverstock.com. Portico by Exclusive Resorts is a new private club that provides exclusive access to a growing network of incredible luxury vacation homes.
Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has added Diego Pérez Benéitez as a partner responsible for its Lima office. With over 15 years experience in executive search and consulting gained at some of the leading consulting firms in Spain, he has created and developed practices and divisions for various firms. Mr. Pérez Benéitez was previously principal
Executive recruiter Nosal Partners LLC has named Melissa Oszustowicz as a partner in its Minneapolis office, Ms. Oszustowicz will conduct C-level assignments across a broad range of industries including agriculture, energy, consumer, retail, industrial, not-for-profit, healthcare, life sciences, and real estate and construction. She has placed board members, CEOs, presidents, and general managers, as well
eQuest, a job posting distribution and job posting management provider, has opened a new office in Chicago. The move represents eQuest’s continued expansion into strategic locations of customer growth and will be home to eQuest’s North American sales division. “Our new Chicago sales office will serve as a more favorable hub as we continue to
Boyden has added Jane-Scott Cantus as managing director in its Washington, D.C., office. Ms. Cantus recruits board members, CEOs, and their direct reports to the Fortune 500, start-up ventures, and private equity firms within emerging technology, internet, and new media as well as the aerospace, defense & intelligence and professional services sectors. Ms. Cantus' experience
SelectMinds, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) networking and referral technologies, has been acquired by Oracle. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The combination of Oracle and SelectMinds’ complementary social sourcing capabilities is expected to create a comprehensive recruiting, candidate sourcing, and talent management offering for organizations to reach quality referrals through social recruiting.
Executive search firm Lonergan Partners has recruited Mark McMillan as vice president of worldwide sales at Sonics. The search was led by Dotty Schaffer. Most recently, Mr. McMillan previously served as vice president, worldwide sales and marketing at Bsquare since February 2010. Sonics, Inc. is the leader of system IP for cloud-scale SoCs. Lonergan Partners
UpMo, a provider of social talent management, has assigned Eli Gild to its executive team as chief technology officer. Gild will head up engineering and technical operations, and lead product strategy and management at UpMo. As the former president and CTO of KlickNation, recently acquired by Electronic Arts, Mr. Gild brings an extensive background in
Executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles International has presented senior chairman Gerard R. Roche with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the firm and the executive search industry. "Gerry's passion for his work and world-class reputation built on judgment, dedication and integrity has gained him the respect of countless top
DHR International has added Bertrand Kimper as executive vice president in the firm’s New York office and a member of the firm’s life sciences group. Mr. Kimper was previously a principal consultant at RSA Americas, a U.K.-based niche executive search firm focusing on the life sciences sector. Before joining the executive search business, he gained
Fairfield Partners has placed Jerry Inman as senior vice president of global marketing at Stylesight, an online provider of inspiration and product development tools for the fashion and design industries, located in NYC. Mr. Inman was previously chief marketing officer at 7thonline. Fairfield Partners is a retained executive search firm that specializes in placing high
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, LLC, a global technology-enabled talent acquisition company, has announced details of the latest release of its TalentBrew recruiting platform. Recent enhancements include a first-to-market focus on street address and office locations, providing TalentBrew users with an improved candidate searching experience and the ability to view information beyond the job description
ON Search Partners has added Patricia Ross to its Chagrin Falls, Ohio office as director. Ms. Ross will support multiple practice areas within the firm, researching and completing executive searches. Most recently she was a staff attorney at Baker Hostetler. ON Search Partners specializes in recruiting senior executive talent for growth firms in the high
Tampa-Bay based Christina Partners, Inc. has recruited Laura Johnston as the San Antonio Federal Credit Union’s first chief marketing officer. Ms. Johnston previously served as customer relationship executive at Ally Financial Services. The search was conducted by Nancy Clausen Cote and Pam Johnson. San Antonio Federal Credit Union has nearly $3B (AUM) and 18 branches
The Monster Employment Index (MEI), a monthly analysis of millions of online job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of corporate career sites and job boards, grew six percent annually in August and rose six percent month-over-month. Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting continued to lead all sectors in recruitment growth alongside transportation and warehousing.
Horton International has opened a new office in Bogota, Colombia to further extend its reach into Latin America. The office will be headed by Fernando Huertas Buraglia and Francisco Piquero Villegas. Both were previously founding partners of Cretum Executive Search headquartered in Bogota. Their search practice will focus on the consumer goods, energy and natural