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StevenDouglas Opens New Office in Westchester County

Executive search firm StevenDouglas is continuing its recent expansion with the opening an office in New York’s Westchester County to service client demand both locally and in the Northeast. The firm appointed Don Zinn as VP of executive search and leader of the location. This marks the 15th StevenDouglas office opened in the U.S., and the fifth


Reaping the Benefits of Female Leadership

According to a just-released report from Boyden, 63 percent of C-suite and executive participants in German-speaking Europe, 75 percent in the Nordic region and 86 percent in Southern Europe report that access to top management roles is more difficult for women than for men. No surprise there. In the U.K., however, only 38.5 percent of participants see

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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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Hanold Associates Seeking CHRO for Myers Industries

Executive recruiters continue to be in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Recently, Myers Industries retained Hanold Associates to find its next CHRO. Partners Keri Gavin, Kile Hanold and Sonia Nagra are leading the assignment. “Reporting to Myers Industries’ CEO, David Banyard, the CHRO is a close strategic partner

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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?


Search Solution Group Promotes Three to Key Roles

Staffing and recruitment firm Search Solution Group has promoted three members of its team to key roles within the organization. Eric Fehr becomes vice president of operations. Josh Mangum was named senior director of corporate strategy. And Ashley Goldberg was chosen to lead the contract staffing group and was appointed president of the staffing division.

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Turnkey Search Recruits Chief Marketing Officer for the San Francisco 49ers

The NFL and its teams continue to look to specialist recruiters to fill top C-suite roles. Recently, Turnkey Search, a subsidiary of Turnkey Sports & Entertainment, placed Alex Chang as chief marketing officer of the San Francisco 49ers. Managing director Diana Busino led the search along with recruiter Allie Crone. The 49ers wanted a proven marketing leader with a

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Korn Ferry Lands CEO for Recording Academy

Following an extensive search, Korn Ferry has recruited Deborah Dugan, CEO of the non-profit AIDS organization RED, to succeed Neil Portnow as the Recording Academy’s president and CEO. The board now must approve her compensation package before the appointment becomes official. Reportedly, Ms. Dugan is expected to commence her new role in July. Ms. Dugan has been New York City-based RED’s CEO

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Spencer Stuart Finds Board Members for MEDNAX Inc.

Executive search firm Spencer Stuart has recruited Carlos A. Migoya and Michael A. Rucker to stand for election to the board of directors at MEDNAX Inc., a publicly traded health solutions partner specializing in neonatology, anesthesiology, radiology, maternal-fetal medicine, other pediatric services and management services. While conducting the searches, Spencer Stuart evaluated the board’s composition and identified additional director


Russell Reynolds Associates Adds Former BP HR Leader to Staff

The executive search field continues to be a welcoming landing pad for HR executives and other top corporate executives looking for a career change. Executive recruitment firm Russell Reynolds Associates recently named veteran HR executive Helena Fyda as a consultant in the firm’s corporate officers’ practice. Based in Houston, Ms. Fyda will work closely with C-suite-level executives to help drive


EMA Partners Opens New Office in Colombia

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, EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, strengthened its presence


Why Your Board Needs a CHRO

Few would argue against the vital importance of a strong business strategy in establishing direction and planning growth for a company. Strategy, however, represents only half the formula for corporate success. Without a forward-looking human resources plan – a subset of the business strategy designed to maintain and engage the people required to execute the

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Academic Search Seeks President for Athens State University

In a search spearheaded by education-focused executive recruiter Academic Search, Athens State University in Alabama has narrowed the choices for its next president to four finalists. Senior consultants John W. Garland and Eric Richtmyer are leading the assignment for the Washington, D.C.-based search firm. The school’s previous president, Robert Glenn, resigned last year to accept the

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Morris & Berger Recruits CEO for World of Children

The non-profit sector is one of the fastest growing areas within executive search today. Recently, Morris & Berger, a recruitment firm that specializes in searches for non-profit organizations, placed Stefaan Poortman as executive director of World of Children in Irvine, CA. “After conducting a nationwide executive search, it is an honor and a privilege to welcome Stefaan


20/20 Foresight Names Leader of New York Offices

Chicago-based 20/20 Foresight Executive Search and 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing have announced the appointment of Rebecca Wilson as managing director, leading the sister companies’ New York offices. Ms. Wilson has more than 25 years experience working for top financial services companies specializing in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing. She previously held senior roles with Citibank, First USA Bank (acquired


Recruiting Consortium TalentLaunch Appoints President

TalentLaunch, a network of independently-operated recruitment firms, has named Doug Dandurand as its president. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall strategy and growth of its network of recruiting firms. “We are excited to have Doug as president of the TalentLaunch network,” said Aaron Grossman, founder and CEO of TalentLaunch and co-founder


Reskilling: A Game-Changing Opportunity for Search Firms

Skills shortages are a well-documented hurdle for executive search firms. Those firms surveyed by Bullhorn cited the challenge as their top challenge in 2015, 2016 and 2017, but the problem appears to be getting worse. Unemployment is at historic lows — for the first time in the history of labor statistics, there are 6.7 million openings for

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Taps Lindauer to Find Development Chief

Boston-based recruitment firm Lindauer has been selected by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to find a new chief development officer. Vice president Libby Roberts is leading the assignment. Now in its 138th season, the organization wants someone with a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience and demonstrated success setting and exceeding ambitious philanthropic goals, said the search

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Scion Executive Search Seeks CEO for the Historic Trust in Washington State

Scion Executive Search, which specializes in the non-profit sector, has been selected to find a new president and chief executive officer for the Historic Trust, a Vancouver, WA preservation group. Gregory Goode, who served in the role less than four months, abruptly stepped down last month. Board member Mike Williams is currently serving as interim


Boyden Names Leader of Cross-Sector Global CEO and Board Services Practice

Boyden has named Roger T. Duguay, managing partner of the Montréal office, as leader of its cross-sector global CEO and board services practice. He succeeds Tom Flannery, who will continue as managing partner of the firm’s Pittsburgh office and as the North American leader of the CEO and board services practice. Mr. Duguay will continue as a managing


PRAXI Alliance Adds New Office in Oslo

Global executive search consortium PRAXI Alliance Worldwide Executive Search recently added a new office in Oslo, Norway. The PRAXI Alliance global network now spans four continents, with more than 30 countries and 70 offices worldwide. Lasse Berner and Rune Repstad, partners of PRAXI member firm Academic Search International, will manage the location. The consortium said that it will be


What Are the Traits of an Ideal Executive?

From biotech and machine learning to cryptocurrencies and ride-sharing, our economy is in a state of flux. As such, it’s critical to recruit executives that possess the right qualities to steer businesses through uncharted waters. The best leaders have a strong portfolio of future-oriented and change-ready skills that enable them to keep responding to fluctuating market demands. Perhaps

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Phillips Oppenheim Tapped to Find New Leader for Museum for California Art

Museums are increasingly turning to specialist recruiters to help fill critical senior-level leadership roles. As these positions grow more sophisticated and complex, the hunt for top-flight talent to fill these roles becomes all the more important. With that, search fees across the space are rising substantially, according to recruiters. Executive search firm Phillips Oppenheim was recently selected

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Summit Search Solutions in Hunt for Diversity & Inclusion Chief for Southern Oregon University

Executive recruitment firm Summit Search Solutions has been enlisted to find a chief diversity and inclusivity officer for Southern Oregon University in Ashland, OR. Senior consultants Stephanie Fowler and Sona Andrews are leading the assignment for the firm. The CDIO is charged with leading the development and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives

StevenDouglas Opens Office in San Diego

Executive search firm StevenDouglas is continuing its recent expansion with opening an office in San Diego, CA.  It will be the eighth office opened in less than two years. The firm has named Bradley Swisher to join the new office as managing director of technology search. A big part of the firm’s recent growth is attributed


Noto Group Expands Senior Search Staff

Competition among consumer companies has never been fiercer. Customers are shopping in new and sometimes non-traditional ways as mass-market retailers offer designer goods, brick and mortar staples are available on-line and venerable brands spin off agile brand extensions. Consumer companies are also keen to capitalize on the potential of emerging and high-growth markets. All this makes it


Here’s How Data is Really Impacting Talent Acquisition

The recent influx of technological advances has buried businesses across nearly every industry. The use of data and technology is pressingly relevant to the success of modern business with terms like machine learning, automation and robots being used on a more regular basis. Commercial giants like Blockbuster, Borders, and Toys “R” Us have all fallen


Coulter Partners Opens in Paris, Expands Staff

Life sciences-focused executive search firm Coulter Partners has continued its recent growth with the opening of new office in Paris and 14 new appointments worldwide. All of this follows an extremely successful year which saw the firm’s revenues increase by 31 percent, making Coulter one of the fastest growing search firms this past year. “Another remarkable

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DHR International Places Top Leaders for Three Arts and Cultural Groups

Executive recruitment firm DHR International has recently placed top leaders at three major arts and cultural institutions: Onassis Foundation USA, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center. James Abruzzo, managing partner of the firm’s global non-profit practice, led the assignments. Vallejo Gantner was appointed executive and artistic director of Onassis Foundation

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D. Hilton Associates Recruits Chief People Officer for Achieva Credit Union

The chief people officer position is still a relatively new title within the HR function. It first appeared about a decade ago. But now, as companies look to build internal brand awareness and set their sights more on establishing and driving their own unique cultures, CPOs are coming more into vogue. Recently, Fairfax, VA, retained executive

Dillistone Selected by RSA

Dillistone Systems, a global supplier of software for executive recruiters, has announced that its FILEFINDER has been implemented by global life sciences executive search and interim management firm RSA. RSA has implemented the FileFinder 10 system for users spread between offices in the U.K., mainland Europe, the United States and Asia. The client has also

Harris Search Fills CFO Post for Nidec Minster Corp.

Dublin, Ohio-based Dublin, Ohio-based Harris Search Associates has placed Ronald Arling as vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Nidec Minster Corporation. Mr. Arling previously served as controller and chief accounting officer at NewPage Corporation. Established in 1896 in Minster Ohio, Nidec Minster is a world leader in the production of material forming

ZRG Partners Posts 26 Percent Revenue Gain

ZRG Partners Inc., a global provider of executive search and talent management solutions, has reported 2012 revenues were up 26 percent compared to 2011. Driving the growth was ZRG’s strategic decision to expand the firm’s European footprint through the opening of new offices in Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands. In 2012, the company completed searches

Retail Search Firm G2exec Strengthens Staff

G2exec, a mid-tier retail search firm and part of the Barracuda Group, has added Sarah Rees to its staff. Ms. Rees has over 10 years’ experience in international executive search and previously ran a specialized European boutique consultancy in Paris. Recently she returned to the U.K. to lead the European talent acquisition team for the

Spencer Ogden Opens in Dubai

Recruiting firm Spencer Ogden has opened a new office in Dubai. The office is led by country manager Jaimie Cork, who has been operating in Dubai since 2008 and has a seven year track record in the industry. He previously served as an associate director at Eximius Group. While the primary focus of the Dubai

HVS Executive Search Appoints President, Asia Pacific Division

HVS Executive Search has promoted Mark Keith to president, Asia Pacific division. Mr. Keith will continue to be based out of Hong Kong and oversee the company’s current operations in the region. He has been a managing director at HVS Executive Search since 2002. His hospitality career has centered on people and their performance, with

AC Lordi Names Principal in Its Search Division

AC Lordi, a provider of accounting and risk management consulting and executive search, has promoted Jeff Olshin to principal of AC Lordi’s search division. “Jeff is one of the most successful and respected executive recruiters in Philadelphia,” said AC Lordi CEO and managing principal Frank Lordi. “His presence and leadership has been instrumental in transforming

StepStone Partners with BigMachines

StepStone, a London-based provider of human capital management solutions, has selected BigMachines to provide on-demand software to streamline quote to cash processes within its sales environment. BigMachines is providing a cloud-based CPQ solution to enable extended sales teams to easily configure and price communications solutions, generate proposals, contracts, and other sales documents and automatically route

Spencer Ogden Opens In Dubai

Recruiting firm Spencer Ogden has opened a new office in Dubai and assigned Jamie Cork as its country manager. While the primary focus of the Dubai office will be serving the oil and gas market, it will also service the power and renewable energy sectors. The Dubai office will be the eighth opened by the

Gilbert Tweed Adds Managing Director in New York

Executive search firm Gilbert Tweed Associates has added Jane Greenwald as a managing director in New York. Ms. Greenwald most recently served as a partner with Battalia Winston and previously spent 13 years with Gilbert Tweed. She specializes in the industrial, energy, life sciences/healthcare services and technology sectors. Gilbert Tweed International, established in 1975, is

Taylor Winfield Completes Search for Trion Worlds

Executive search firm Taylor Winfield has placed Keith Winter as chief operating officer and Nathan Richardsson as vice president, product development & executive producer of defiance at Trion Worlds, Inc. Mr. Winter formerly served as president and CEO at EmSense Corporation. Mr. Richardsson was most recently executive producer at CCP. Trion Worlds is the leading

Robert Half Records Six Percent Revenue Rise

Robert Half International Inc./(NYSE:RHI) has posted fourth quarter 2012 revenues of $1.03 billion, a 5.8 percent increase from revenues of $975.3 million during the same period last year. For the quarter, the company earned $58.3 million, or 42 cents per share, up from $42 million, or 30 cents per share, during the same period a

Dallas and Cincinnati Showing Job Growth in January

The CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index, which measures managerial recruitment activity online, increased 2.2-points in January showing that hiring has slightly rebounded from major dips in new, white collar employment during November and December. At 99 points, the index is above its January 2012 mark of 95. However, the current mark is below the level of two

Diversified Search Posts 11 Percent Revenue Gain

Diversified Search has reported 2012 year-end revenues were up 11 percent compared to the previous year. “We have seen significant strength in the healthcare, education and non-profit areas. We forecast continuing growth in the healthcare sector, and have been selectively adding senior market leaders to our core of healthcare consultants across the country," said Judith

ManpowerGroup Posts Six Percent Revenue Decline

ManpowerGroup/(NYSE:MAN) has posted revenues of $5.2 billion for the fourth quarter ended December 2012, a decrease of five percent from $5.5 billion a year earlier. The Milwaukee-based company’s earnings fell to $53.3 million, or 68 cents per share, in the quarter from $63.6 million, or 78 cents per share, a year ago. Annual revenue dropped


KULPER & COMPANY, LLC has been selected by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to lead in its search for a new vice provost of research. WPI was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. KULPER & COMPANY is an executive search firm

HRsmart Expands Partnership with American Profiles International

HRsmart International, a global talent management software company, has expanded its partnership with American Profiles International to Profiles International Nordic Group AS. “It is with great pride that we today introduce, in the Nordic countries, this state-of-the-art HR solution which seamlessly integrates HRsmart’s unifying Talent Management System with our leading assessments. With this announcement we

The AGA Group to Provide Recruiting Services to Federal Government

Executive recruiting company, The AGA Group, has been awarded a GSA Schedule 738X contract and is now certified to supply professional staffing services to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, The AGA Group has placed their staffing and recruiting services on the government’s electronic ordering system, GSA Advantage. “We’re

Heidrick & Struggles Names Managing Partner in Global Technology Practice

Heidrick & Struggles International has named Michael Cullen as regional managing partner, Americas within the firm's global technology & services practice. Previously, Mr. Cullen held a wide variety of leadership roles within the practice, having led both the strategic partner program and the hardware & systems and semiconductor sectors. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in

CTPartners Announces Promotions

CTPartners has announced promotions in New York, Columbia, MD, London, and Paris. In the U.S. Ron Porter has been promoted to vice chairman. Mr. Porter is senior member of the firm's human resources & inclusion practices. Ernest Brittingham was named as managing partner. Based in Columbia, MD, Mr. Brittingham is a member of the life

DavenportMajor Completes Search for Abbott/AbbVie

DavenportMajor Executive Search has placed former Johnson & Johnson executive Katie Rielly-Gauvin as global head of commercial development for Abbott/AbbVie. Ms. Rielly-Gauvin was previously VP of RedScript Ventures LLC at Johnson & Johnson. DavenportMajor is an executive search firm which specializes in senior executive and board of director recruitment for life sciences and technology clients

Caldwell Partners Fills Board Seat

Executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. has announced the appointment of Paul Daoust as a director of the company's board to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of David A. Lewis. Mr. Daoust is a recognized leader in the human resource consulting, technology and insurance industries. He currently sits on the board

Mediatum Switzerland Adds Senior Partner

MediatumGmbH Switzerland, an executive search firm specialized in life science, has added Detlef Krawinkel as a senior partner. Mr. Krawinkel brings a successful history of increasingly broad operational and functional roles at the above country level. He has a track record of building and leading successful pharmaceutical & biotech platforms and a broad knowledge of

KFA Search to Lead Search for BioFlorida

KFA Search has been selected by BioFlorida to lead in a search for new president and CEO to direct the statewide trade association’s programs and advocacy initiatives. This follows the departure of former CEO Russell Allen to Georgia Bio. BioFlorida is the voice of Florida’s bioscience industry, representing more than 3,000 companies and research organizations

Ceridan Chosen by Oliver & Bonacini For HR Tool

Ceridian Corporation, a provider of managed human resource, recruiting solutions, and payroll outsourcing solutions, has announced that Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants has gone live with Dayforce Payroll, Workforce Management, Benefits and Human Resources. Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants is recognized as one of Canada’s leading fine dining restaurant companies and is poised for further expansion. “The

Witt/Kieffer Strengthens Educational Leadership Council

Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer has added Daniel Fogel, former president of the University of Vermont, to its education leadership council. The council comprises former college and university presidents who provide consultative support for presidential transitions. Dr. Fogel has also joined the firm’s higher education and not-for-profit practices as of-counsel. “Dr. Fogel has an invaluable first-hand

Morgan Samuels Appoints Chief Human Capital Officer

Morgan Samuels Company, an L.A.-based executive recruiter, has named Soheila Ataei as chief human capital officer. In this newly created role, Ms. Ataei will be responsible for all aspects of the firm's internal human capital function and will oversee operational performance. Janice DiPietro, president of Morgan Samuels, said, “Soheila is a brilliant human capital professional

IHRIM Welcomes New Executive Committee

International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) has announced the 2013 executive committee of the board of directors. Those elected to the executive committee are as follows: chairman of the board: Kevin Carlson, Ph.D., associate professor of management, Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business; vice chairman: Damon Lovett, HRIP, HR systems consultant, Baylor Healthcare

Boyden Strengthens Global Financial Services Practice

Boyden has added Kate Quinn as a managing director in New York in the firm’s global financial services practice. Ms. Quinn recruits for C-level and senior executives for global investment banks, insurance companies, asset managers and hedge funds. In addition, she consults closely with clients on organizational mapping, business and professional assessments, compensation and market

Lumesse Names CEO

Lumesse, a global leader in integrated talent management solutions, has appointed Thomas Volk as its chief executive officer. Mr. Volk is an enterprise technology executive with a considerable track record. He started his career with HP in Germany and the U.K. before moving to the U.S. More recently, Mr. Volk has been leading Dell’s commercial

Braswell Nees Group Fills Sales Position for Dialogic

Braswell Nees Group has recruited Bill Crank as senior vice president of worldwide sales and services for Dialogic. Mr. Crank has served in a variety of senior sales roles in the telecommunications and wireless industries during his career, including positions at Metaswitch, Ubiquity, Jetstream and CI Wireless. Dialogic is a provider of products and technologies

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