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To Integrate AI, Companies Must Alter Management Styles

To best serve their clients, executive recruiters must understand that a company’s integration of artificial intelligence requires trust.

New Report Shows Diversity Gaps in AI/Data Leadership, Compensation

Heidrick & Struggles’ first annual survey of data, analytics and artificial intelligence executives examines both organizational structure and compensation for roles with these responsibilities.

Attracting Top Talent in the Age of AI

Artificial intelligence and automated technologies are about to transform the search for people. David Chan, CEO of Bo Le Associates, discusses how to find and retain talent in the workplace of tomorrow.

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DHR Global Recruits Chief Supply Chain Officer for Under Armour

Globalization, digital disruption, financial markets, low-cost country sourcing, and customer service pressures have transformed supply chain from a tactical function into a strategic one, say recruiters. As speed to market, fulfillment rates and a global footprint become competitive advantages, companies need supply chain leaders with the right mix of business and financial acumen, risk management

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TurnkeyZRG Seeking Chief Marketing Officer for the Chicago Fire

TurnkeyZRG has been retained by the Chicago Fire Football Club to lead in its search for a chief marketing officer. Allie Crone led the assignment. Coming off a record-breaking 2023 Season, Chicago Fire is seeking a data-driven and agile leader to join the executive team. Acting as brand steward, this role is responsible for developing

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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.

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Reffett Associates Fills Senior Role for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

After a rigorous, nationwide search, Seattle, WA-based Reffett Associates has placed John McCarthy as the director of digital analytics for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). In this role, he will lead the lab’s digital transformation process. Thomas Young, director of operations of the firm, led the assignment. Reffett Associates focused their national recruiting efforts to find technology

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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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TRANSEARCH International Appoints Global Head of the Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Practice

TRANSEARCH International has named John Watson as partner and global head of the travel, tourism, and hospitality practice. “John has a unique blend of working for a family trust, privately held businesses and PLCs at senior levels,” TRANSEARCH said. “He understands the importance of staff, customers and suppliers working in harmony, nurturing and directing resources. Comfortable in strategy,

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A Look at the Importance of Proper Background Checks for Executive Search

Background checks are an important part of the hiring process. They can help confirm that candidates have the experience and education they claim to have. This includes verification of education, employment history, professional licenses, and certifications. Background checks can help identify candidates with a history of financial irresponsibility or fraudulent activities. This is important when hiring for senior

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Carrington & Carrington Called in to Fill Senior Position for Rochester Regional Health

Carrington & Carrington Diversity Executive Search has been called in by Rochester Regional Health in Rochester, NY, to lead in its search for a vice president/CAO, system service line operations-cancer. This executive will be responsible for assisting in developing the vision, strategy, and standardizing care delivery throughout the assigned service line(s) within Rochester Regional Health.

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Campbell & Company Seeking Major Gifts Officer for the Chicago History Museum

For not-for-profit organizations, these are particularly challenging days. Declining support from government sources, increased demand for their services and competition for donor dollars are just a few of the issues that charitable groups must overcome to stay afloat each year. Simply put, major gift officers are top-level fundraisers. They identify potential donors, cultivate relationships and,

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Marquette University Using Collegiate Sports Associates to Find New Athletic Director

Raleigh, NC-based Collegiate Sports Associates was recently called in by Marquette University to lead in its search for a new vice president and director of athletics. This position provides leadership for a department of approximately 100 coaches and staff who are committed to student-athlete success. Reporting directly to the president, the AD is responsible for overseeing 16

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Lofton Staffing and Security Acquires Frazee Recruiting Consultants

Lofton Staffing and Security, a family-owned and locally operated recruiting and security company in the Gulf South, has acquired Frazee Recruiting Consultants, LLC, a Baton Rouge, LA-based recruiting firm. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We’re thrilled to announce the acquisition,” said Bart Lofton, co-president of Lofton. “Frazee Recruiting, along with its founder

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Egon Zehnder Appoints New CEO

Leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder has appointed Francesco Buquicchio as its new CEO, effective November 1. He succeeds Edilson Camara, following a strategic leadership transition and succession planning process. Mr. Buquicchio will be the seventh person to serve as CEO in Egon Zehnder’s 60-year history. The process to appoint a new CEO was headed by chair Michael

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Shelli Herman and Associates Tapped by the Saint Louis Zoo to Find New CFO

Los Angeles-based Shelli Herman and Associates has been retained by the Saint Louis Zoo to lead in its search for a new vice president of finance and CFO. The CFO will work as a collaborative partner who is highly engaged and well-versed in managing all aspects of accounting and financial functions through others to ensure the organization’s overall

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Massey Henry Tapped to Find Inaugural CEO for the Building Ontario Fund

Toronto-based executive search firm Massey Henry has selected to lead the search for the inaugural CEO for the Building Ontario Fund, a new, independent, board‐governed, crown agency that will enable public-sector pension plans, other trusted institutional investors, and Indigenous communities to further participate in large-scale infrastructure projects across the province. Reporting to the board of directors, the inaugural CEO

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Howe-Lewis International Seeking Chief Advancement Officer for The Juilliard School

Executive recruitment firm Howe-Lewis International has been selected by The Juilliard School to lead in its search for a new chief advancement officer. Reporting to the president of Juilliard and leading a team of 22, the chief advancement officer will join Juilliard at a pivotal moment in the school’s history and will have the opportunity to work

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Russell Reynolds Associates Names Head of Middle East

Global leadership advisory firm Russell Reynolds Associates has named Nicolas Manset as the head of the Middle East. He will lead the firm’s operations across the Gulf Cooperation Council and neighboring countries, continuing to build on the company’s strategic partnerships in the Middle East. “Nicolas’ appointment indicates the firm’s strong commitment to enhancing relationships and building further business opportunities

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8 Traits of Effective Leaders

When thinking about positive leadership traits, what qualities come to mind? Perhaps it’s authenticity, emotional intelligence, dedication, or transparency. Regardless, effective leadership ties back to having a clear purpose. In today’s workplace, that purpose centers on empowering people, according to a recent report from DHR Global’s Christine Greybe. With people and purpose as the guiding

Greenwood Asher & Associates Places Provost at George Mason University

Miramar Beach, FL-based executive recruitment firm Greenwood Asher & Associates has helped to place James Soto Antony as executive vice president and provost. He will begin this new role on July 1, 2024. Julie Holley and Lois Stetson led the assignment for the search firm. “We searched the nation for the very best provost for George Mason University, and

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GHP Search Fills Four Board Seats for Thrive Scholars

GHP Search, formerly known as Greenwich Harbor Partners, recently assisted in the placement of four new board members for Thrive Scholars. New board members are: Brian Baron VP, data and analytics at Electronic Arts; Miriam Daniel, VP and general manager, Google Maps for Consumers at Google; Eva De La Rosa, managing director, head of iShares

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Cooper Coleman Recruits New Leader for ReVive Center for Housing and Healing

Chicago-based Cooper Coleman LLC has assisted in the recruitment of Kesha Larkins as the new executive director of ReVive Center for Housing and Healing in Chicago. Ms. Larkins is a seasoned non-profit leader with a track record in fundraising, operational management, and program development. With a commitment to trauma-sensitive care, she has dedicated her career to making

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Calibre One Opens Latin America Practice

Executive search firm Calibre One has appointed Manny Corsino to start up and lead its new Latin America practice from Miami. Additionally, this is Calibre One’s first Miami office. “We’re extremely pleased Manny will be leading this new venture for us,” said Tom Barnes, managing partner for Calibre One. “His vast experience working both in the U.S. and throughout Latin

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Randstad Digital Acquires AI-Powered Torc

Randstad N.V. has announced that Randstad Digital has acquired Torc, a next-generation AI-powered talent marketplace platform with more than 25,000 digital talent enrolled worldwide, with a specific current emphasis on LATAM, the U.S., and India. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This acquisition allows Randstad Digital to further accelerate clients’ access to digital talent, including

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Diversified Search Group | Koya Partners Tapped by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to Find Chief Development Officer

Koya Partners, a part of Diversified Search Group, has been chosen by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York City to lead in its search for a chief development officer. The assignment is being led by Gerard F. Cattie Jr. The CDO will design and lead a comprehensive, robust fundraising strategy to meet the Guggenheim’s current

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JM Search Recruits CEO for Starwest Botanicals

JM Search, a senior-level talent provider serving private equity investors, portfolio companies, and Fortune 1000s, recently placed Brian Jansen as the new CEO of Starwest Botanicals, Inc. Alissa Moody, Kristian Shannon, and Phil Menzel led the assignment. “We are excited to share the placement of Brian Jansen as CEO of Starwest Botanicals,” said JM Search

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Heidelberg University Retains Spelman Johnson to Lead CHRO Search

A number of universities have recently turned to search firms to find new chief human resources officers. Executive recruitment firm Spelman Johnson was recently retained by Heidelberg University in Tiffin, OH, to lead in its search for a new CHRO. Senior consultant Laura Puckett-Boler is leading the assignment. This senior leader reports directly to the university

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Lindauer Appoints Co-Leader of Advocacy, Policy, and Social Enterprise Practice

Lindauer has appointed Bob Giannino as senior vice president and co-leader of its advocacy, policy, and social enterprise practice. “Bob has made a transformative difference at the highest levels of nonprofit leadership by identifying opportunities for impact, making bold plans, and bringing people together to find common cause for the common good,” said Deb Taft, CEO.

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Leadership Needs Shift Dramatically as VC Moves to Wartime Footing

Over a 20-plus-year search career, Ben Dewar of NU Advisory Partners has led hundreds of recruiting engagements across every corporate function imaginable. Along the way, he has recruited dynamic executive talent into CxO and VP roles for VC-backed, PE-backed and public high-growth technology and consumer companies. From that perch, he has witnessed up close and personal

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Understanding the Difference Between Retained and Contingent Search

Navigating the world of talent acquisition and recruitment can be tricky for both clients and candidates. Whether you are looking to add an individual to your team or seeking a new opportunity; it is important to understand the landscape when considering a talent partner, according to a report from Mississauga, ON-headquartered executive search firm TSI

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The Millard Group Helps Recruit Executive Chairman and CEO for NexusTek

The Millard Group, which focuses on building executive teams for venture capital and private equity backed growth stage technology companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Bobby Christian as executive chairman and Hamilton Yu as CEO of NexusTek in Greenwood Village, CO. Associate partner Nancy Nash, senior search consultant Margo Jenkins, and search consultant Haley

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BrainWorks Fills Senior Position for Macrobond Financial

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks placed Carla Mendy as global leader of revenue operations with Macrobond Financial in London. Liam Garrity, national practice leader, led the search. “We are thrilled to welcome Carla to Macrobond’s leadership team,” said Howard Rees, chief commercial officer of Macrobond Financial. “Her wealth of experience and strategic vision will be

ON Partners Records 115 Percent Growth, Appoints Co-Presidents

ON Partners has recorded 115 percent three-year revenue growth rate. The search firm has also built out its executive leadership team to continue its expansion into growth markets, including the appointment of partners Matt Mooney and Tim Conti as co-presidents. ON has also promoted Vicky Wilkens to chief commercial officer and Greg Kleeh to chief operating officer. They join Mr. Conti,

Armstrong Craven Completes Management Buyout

Specialist executive search and intelligence consultancy, Armstrong Craven, has secured a £3.5m investment from ISIS Equity Partners (ISIS) to complete a management buyout. The deal, led by Armstrong Craven’s founder Sue Craven and Matthew Mellor (CEO) with Rachel Davis (COO), will establish the business as a separate entity from its former parent company Work Group

Eames Consulting Adds New Recruiter in the U.K.

Recruiting firm Eames Consulting Group has added Sara Kronenberg as a senior consultant within the U.K. risk management division. Ms. Kronenberg previously worked within the risk management division of Robert Walters and McGregor Boyall. She was most recently with Alexander Mann. She will focus specifically on the placement of permanent positions within credit risk management

DHR International Completes Colorcon EMEA Director Search

DHR International has completed the executive search for Colorcon’s new managing director for the EMEA region. The search for Colorcon’s managing director EMEA was conducted by Sue Rossiter, managing director of DHR International’s global life sciences practice in Europe. This position resulted from the promotion of Martti Hedman to global VP commercial operations at Colorcon.

Help Wanted: Forrester Research Seeks Head of Talent Acquisition

Forrester Research, the global research and advisory consultancy based in Cambridge, MA, is seeking a head of global talent acquisition. The position will report to chief people officer Lucia Luce Quinn. The proprietary research, data, custom consulting and events firm needs someone to further develop the Forrester employment brand to attract high-caliber candidates across its

The Cypress Group Fills VP Position for Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Rutherford, CA-headquartered executive search firm The Cypress Group has assisted Joseph Phelps Vineyards in the hiring of Sam Burton as its new vice president of operations. Mr. Phelps was previously the director, North Coast operations for Diageo Chateau & Estates. Before that he spent four years as a director with Constellation Wines US. Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Caldwell Partners Recruits COO for LTCG

Caldwell Partners has placed Rob Frederick as the new chief operating officer of LTCG. Jim Bethmann, managing partner and co-leader, TMT & IT services and information security practices, and Peter Reed, managing partner in the global insurance practice, led the assignment. Mr. Frederick comes to LTCG from Transamerica, a financial service company, providing insurance and

TalentRISE Partners With ConnectVETS

TalentRISE, a Chicago-based executive search firm, has partnered with ConnectVETS in an effort to help U.S. military veterans more effectively transition to the civilian workforce, enable employers to better connect with this experienced talent pool and, if applicable, meet the new regulations for veteran hiring. “Our clients are telling us that what works for recruiting a

Amrop Adds 10 New Partners Around the World

Amrop has added 10 new partners in Asia, EMEA and the U.S. Marcella Accorinti joins Amrop as a partner in Italy where she will work between Milan and Rome, focusing on the financial services sector. Ms. Accorinti began her search career in 2000 when she joined KPMG Executive Search as a principal, developing business in

Hilmar & Ross Places Sales VP at Keurig Green Mountain

Executive search firm Hilmar & Ross, LLC has placed Brian Vetter as vice president of sales-foodservice at Keurig Green Mountain. Ken Smuland, president and CEO of Hilmar & Ross, led the search. Mr. Vetter was previously the VP sales at White Wave Foods. As a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages, Keurig

Russell Reynolds Associates Heading CEO Search for RMA

Russell Reynolds Associates has been selected by the Rubber Manufacturers Association to lead its search for a new president and chief executive officer. Current CEO Charles Cannon has announced that he will retire from his post. The position will be filled by late 2015. The Rubber Manufacturers Association is the national trade association for tire manufacturers

Antal International Opens New Offices

Global recruitment firm Antal International has opened seven new offices located in the Ivory Coast, France, Bulgaria, India and the U.K. Recently, the firm completed a comprehensive induction program for new managing partners to expand its services within the FCMG, digital marketing, hospitality, oil & gas, manufacturing and logistics sectors. Tony Goodwin, Antal Group CEO &

Boyden Grows Shanghai Office

Boyden has added Joyce Zhou to its Shanghai office as a partner in the firm’s global industrial and consumer/retail practices. Most recently, Ms. Zhou served as a partner of Odgers Berndtson’s industrial practice in China and as a member of the firm’s leadership services team in Asia. From 2006-2007, she served as a senior associate

The Canvas Search Group Opens Doors

Executive search firm The Canvas Search Group has been launched to serve the retail marketing sector, focusing on the acquisition of talent in the shopper experience niche. Owner and president of the new firm is Mark Seibel, whose background includes over 20 years of experience working with some of the most iconic brands in retail. The

RSA Grows in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

RSA, a global life sciences executive search and interim management specialist, has appointed Andreas Reimer and Ji Kwon to its operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Mr. Reimer joins the firm's Frankfurt office as a senior consultant. He has been an executive search consultant in the sector since 1992 and prior to joining RSA

Goodwin Executive Search Places Talent Acquisition Director

Raleigh, NC-headquartered Goodwin Executive Search has recruited Michelle Hytry as director of global talent acquisition at Digital Reasoning Systems, Inc. Ms. Hytry joins the company from Asurion where she served as a senior manager, human resources business partner. Prior to that, she served in the Bay area as a leader of the HR department at Pivotal,

B.E. Smith Recruits CEO for West Holt Medical Services

Executive recruiting firm B.E. Smith has placed Bradley Pfeifer as chief executive officer of West Holt Medical Services in Atkinson, NE. Formerly, Mr. Pfeifer served as marketing and business development manager at Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital in Omaha. “West Holt Medical Services was seeking a healthcare executive with a high sense of integrity and a leadership style

VMA Group Opens in Johannesburg

U.K.-headquartered recruitment consultancy VMA Group has opened a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Daniel Munslow, an international communications consultant and trainer, has been appointed to the team heading up VMA Group’s Africa practice. Having worked in both corporate and consulting environment, Mr. Munslow brings more than 12 years’ experience within the communications arena. He was

Korn Ferry Names Leadership Consulting CEO

Matt Reilly has joined Korn Ferry as chief executive officer of its Leadership and Talent Consulting (LTC) business. Mr. Reilly most recently served as head of management consulting (North America) for Accenture and prior to that he held the CEO post at George Group, a global operations and strategy firm. George Group was acquired by Accenture

TRANSEARCH Recruits President and CEO for Golder Associates

TRANSEARCH International has recruited Dr. Hisham Mahmoud as president and chief executive officer of Golder Associates. The TRANSEARCH team was led by Chris Swan and Dirk Stauthamer as part of the firm’s global practice in construction, design and real estate. Dr. Mahmoud’s career spans some 27 years, the majority of which has been in diversified global

Korn Ferry Finds President for UMASS

Korn Ferry has placed Martin T. Meehan as president of the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Meehan is a former congressman who became chancellor of his alma mater, UMass Lowell, and transformed it into a highly ranked national research university. UMASS is the five-campus public university system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The system includes four

Penna Makes Three New Hires

Penna Plc has announced three new hires to its recruitment solutions team increasing its focus on commercial sector growth. Alice Hargreaves has been appointed as a senior client partner. Having worked in recruitment communications for the past 13 years, Ms. Hargreaves brings a wealth of experience having worked on projects such as developing a new U.K.

Lucas Group Names Managing Director in New York

Search firm Lucas Group has named Scott Plumstead as managing partner of the firm's New York manufacturing group. With more than a decade in executive recruiting, Mr. Plumstead brings expertise specifically within the manufacturing and supply chain sector. He will focus his recruiting efforts in the Northeastern market, concentrating on food and beverage, consumer goods, and

Boyden Opening New Office in Geneva

Boyden is opening a new office in Geneva, Switzerland, which will be led by newly appointed managing director Cornelia Tänzler. Ms. Tänzler was previously managing partner at Heads! International and is a well regarded senior executive and board level leadership expert among consumer/retail/luxury/fashion companies. Prior to that, she as a partner at Korn Ferry in

Polachi Fills CFO Post for Bottomline Technologies

Search firm Polachi Inc. has placed Rick Booth as the new chief financial officer of Bottomline Technologies. Charley Polachi, managing partner, led the assignment. Mr. Booth joins Bottomline from Sapient, a $1.4 billion company with more than 13,000 employees worldwide, where he spearheaded accounting, treasury and shared service teams as second in command to the CFO. Bottomline

Notogroup Executive Search Selected by the Alliance for Biking

Notogroup Executive Search has been retained by the Alliance for Biking & Walking to lead its search for a new executive director. "After seven years with the Alliance and a cumulative 25 years of dedicated service in active transportation advocacy, Jeffrey Miller stepped down from the Alliance as executive director at the end of March 2015,"

JBK Associates International Celebrates 12 Year Anniversary

JBK Associates International is celebrating its 12th year in business this month. The executive search firm was founded in 2003 by Julie B. Kampf and specializes in bringing diverse senior-level leadership to small, mid-cap and multinational organizations within healthcare, life sciences, consumer products, retail and luxury, financial services, legal, not-for-profit and industrial manufacturing. The firm is

Greythorn Names Head of U.K. and Ireland Operations

Specialist technology recruiters Greythorn has appointed Garie Dale as director, leading the firm’s U.K. and Irish operations. An experienced IT and specialist recruitment consultancy director, Mr. Dale joins with over 14 years’ director/senior level experience gained within the permanent, interim and executive search markets across the U.K., EMEA and the U.S. He progressed from consultant to

ChampionScott Adds Managing Director in Boston

ChampionScott Partners has named Roy King as a managing director in its Boston office. Mr. King brings with him extensive technology, business and strategic consulting experience developed over his 30 year career. His experience encompasses leading businesses through significant growth and transformation while working closely with boards, HR communities, and leadership teams as well as

R.H. Perry & Associates Heading President Search

Search firm R.H. Perry & Associates (RHPA) has been selected by Sussex County Community College to assist in its search for a new president. Current president, Paul Mazur, is leaving at the end of the spring semester. Sussex County Community College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public community college located on a 167-acre campus Newton in

Burtch Works Places Chief Analytics Officer at Horizon Media

Executive search firm Burtch Works has placed Rick Watrall as chief analytics officer of Horizon Media. Most recently, Mr. Watrall was senior partner at Hudson River Group where he was responsible for marketing analysis and software applications for strategic and tactical marketing planning as well as ROI optimization. Horizon Media is one of the largest privately

PRAXI ALLIANCE Adds Moscow-Based HPI Management Services

PRAXI ALLIANCE has added Moscow-based HPI Management Services to its global network. Managing partners Olga Nikolova and Stanislav Kirillov have specialist experience in the industrial, pharmaceutical and chemical sectors. “Olga and Stanislav have operated successfully for nearly 20 years in a very complex and critical world economy,” said Fabio Ciarapica, PRAXI ALLIANCE network director. “We are

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