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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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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

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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

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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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The Federalist Society Taps CarterBaldwin to Find New President and CEO

The Federalist Society, the influential U.S. conservative legal organization, has retained CarterBaldwin Executive Search to lead in its search for a new president and CEO, according to an email obtained by Bloomberg News. The assignment is being led by partner Andrea McDaniel Smith and associate partner Gerri Williams. Eugene Meyer, who has served as the executive director, CEO

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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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BrainWorks Recruits President for Mack Molding’s Northern Division

Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks has recruited Josh Pang as president of Mack Molding’s northern division. Practice leader Jax Willey led the assignment. “Josh embodies Mack Molding’s spirit of excellence, and this partnership is a testament to our shared vision of creating something truly extraordinary,” said Ms. Willey. “As a strategic leader with more than 20 years

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TriSearch Names HR and Legal Recruitment Practice Leader

Denver, CO-based TriSearch has expanded with the addition of Bill Mateikis as its new HR and legal recruitment practice leader. “We have been partnering with Bill for years as a referral partner,” said Bob Aylsworth, CEO of TriSearch, “And we couldn’t be happier to have him join our team! Bill’s talent and experience will be

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Modern Executive Solutions Appoints Chief Experience Officer

Atlanta-headquartered search firm Modern Executive Solutions has expanded with the addition of Dean Carter as its chief experience officer. “We are thrilled to announce that Dean is the new chief experience officer for Modern,” the search firm said. “At Modern we are building a business and a movement to redefine the future of leadership, a mission

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Prodigy Search Recruits CEO for USA Luge

Prodigy Search, a boutique recruiting firm serving the talent needs of media, sports, and entertainment organizations, has placed Scott Riewald as the new CEO of USA Luge. “Following a stellar 11-year tenure at USA Luge, former Prodigy Search placement Jim Leahy is passing the torch to Scott this month,” the search firm said. “With Scott’s proven expertise

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Daversa Partners Recruits Chief People Officer for SoSafe

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Laura Ryan as chief people officer of SoSafe, Europe’s largest security awareness and human risk management vendor. Jamie Sanger led the assignment. “One of the pillars of our success is the excellence of our people – we are proud to

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Artico Search Fills Position for Next47

Mercedes Chatfield-Taylor and Sarah Scheer of Artico Search have assisted in the placement of Vivian Cheng as Next47’s newest partner. “A big thanks to the team at Next47,” Artico Search said. “We are grateful for the opportunity to help build a team that will invest in early and expansion-stage enterprise companies and continue to support and partner with founders.” Based in Palo

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DeWinter Group Names CEO

DeWinter Group, a provider of temporary and permanent staffing solutions with expertise in finance, accounting and information technology, has appointed Derek DeWinter as its new CEO. “We are thrilled to welcome Derek as our new CEO,” said Judson Samuels, board member. His vision, leadership, and industry acumen make him the ideal person to lead the

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Empowering Middle Managers: The Keystone of Cultural Transformation

In a rapidly evolving business landscape, the key to instilling lasting organizational change lies with your middle managers. Middle managers are one of the critical leverage points for an organization’s culture. “As the conduit between executive leadership and frontline staff, middle managers—or any leader working between executive leadership and frontline staff—can be a real asset

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The Christopher Group Leading SVP of People and Culture Search for Turning Stone

The Christopher Group (TCG), a boutique HR executive search and business solutions recruiting firm, has been retained to lead a search for the senior vice president of people and culture for Turning Stone, a culturally rich organization with a diversified portfolio of brands and businesses previously known as Oneida Nation Enterprises. Managing partners Pam Noble and Ayla

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Hanold Associates Recruits CFO for bluebird bio

Hanold Associates HR & Diversity Executive Search has assisted in the recruitment of O. James Sterling as the new CFO of gene therapy maker bluebird bio in Somerville, MA. Adam Watson, Maisha Pearson, and Catie Nelson led the search. “James brings a wealth of healthcare experience and capital markets knowledge, which will be instrumental in driving bluebird bio’s commercialization efforts,” said

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The Grant Partners Recruits CEO for Hemophilia of Georgia

Alpharetta, GA-based The Grant Partners has placed Rob Maloney as the new CEO of Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG), an internationally and nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of people with bleeding disorders. “After an intensive, national CEO search, we are confident that Rob’s leadership skills, strategic mindset, distinguished healthcare career, and management experience, make him

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Russell Reynolds Associates Appoints Head of the U.K. and Co-Head for EMEA

Global leadership advisory firm Russell Reynolds Associates has named Nanaz Mohtashami as head of the U.K. succeeding Laura Sanderson who will assume a new role as co-head of Europe, Middle East, and India. Ms. Mohtashami, a seasoned leadership executive with over 15 years of experience in leadership advisory, has been with Russell Reynolds since 2013. She previously ran Russell Reynolds’ global

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Korn Ferry Helps to Recruit CEO for the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Korn Ferry has recruited Reynold Hoover as the new CEO of the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles. “Reynold is a mission first, people always leader,” said Gary D. Burnison, CEO of Korn Ferry. “LA28 has an incredibly gifted and experienced CEO, uniquely qualified to bring together the spirit and purpose of the

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11 Traits to Look for in a Non-Profit Executive

Non-profits and the executives who lead them are a critical part of our communities, providing essential services and support to individuals and groups that may otherwise go overlooked. When selecting a non-profit executive, boards and search committees should seek candidates who possess a combination of leadership qualities, strategic thinking skills, passion for the organization’s mission, and

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Isaacson, Miller Assists the Massachusetts Port Authority with CEO Search

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), one of the nation’s most multifaceted port authorities and a prime engine of economic vitality for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and New England, has voted to appointed Richard Davey as its next CEO with assistance from Boston-based Isaacson, Miller. Past CEO Lisa Wieland recently stepped down. Lisa Savereid and Jeff Kessner led the search with Tatiana Oberkoetter. Isaacson,

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ZRG Appoints Leader of Sports & Entertainment Practice for the APAC Region

ZRG, a global talent advisory firm and portfolio company of RFE Investment Partners, and its TurnkeyZRG sports, entertainment & media practice, named Troy de Haas as leader of ZRG’s sport & entertainment practice for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. “Troy de Haas built the region’s most successful sports recruitment practices, essentially from scratch, in a part of the

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The SR Group Names CFO

Global search company The SR Group has appointed Seim Munif as group chief financial officer. He succeeds Alex Calcutt who will step down to pursue other interests later this year.  “Alex has been such an integral part of The SR Group’s success,” said David Buckley, CEO of The SR Group. “I feel privileged to have had his

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PE Operating Partners Integrate New Role In Value Creation

After a sluggish year for PE hiring, executive recruiters are beginning to see the pace of staffing mandates pick up across private equity. This, say search consultants, is coming at a time when the sector’s approach to talent is growing ever more complex. According to chief talent officers at PE firms and their portfolio companies,

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Employers Add 272,000 Jobs in May

Employment rose by 272,000 in May as the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.0 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The number of unemployed persons was 6.6 million in May. Employment continued to trend up in several industries, led by healthcare; government; leisure and hospitality; and professional, scientific, and technical services. Among

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Slone Partners Recruits Chief Business Officer for Arpeggio Biosciences

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has recruited Kevin Eastwood as chief business officer of Arpeggio Biosciences in South Riding, VA. “Kevin Eastwood is a highly accomplished and dynamic business leader with extraordinary passion and vision and a track record of success,” said Leslie Loveless, managing partner and CEO at Slone Partners. “He brings a high level of strategic

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Allen Austin Partners Recruits Inaugural Board of Directors for Stress Engineering Services

Houston, TX-based search firm Allen Austin has completed a board engagement for Stress Engineering Services Inc., to design and build its first fiduciary board of directors. The incoming board was designed to bring the right directors together to advise management on matters of strategy, culture, organizational performance, and specific market sector penetration. “We are confident that

Mercuri Urval Creates Advanced Air Mobility Competence Center

Stockholm, Sweden-based executive search firm Mercuri Urval (MU) has launched its advanced air mobility competence center, which designed to address the leadership need in this emerging industry sector. Consultant Julia Reichel and partner Florian Erhorn have both specialized in electrification, aerospace and aviation industry for many years and are familiar with the opportunities and needs for this sector. They

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10 Leadership Strategies for Creating a Thriving Culture

Company culture is the shared values, attitudes, behaviors, and standards that make up a work environment. It is about the experience people have at work and how that experience aligns with the external brand and messaging of the company. Culture is what creates the day-to-day experience at a company. In addition, in today’s dynamic business landscape,

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The Talent Studios Recruits CEO for The Princeton Review

The Talent Studios has placed Dr. Robert Batten as the chief executive officer of The Princeton Review in New York. Jeremy Cohen and Serena Smith led the search assignment. Batten now also heads The Princeton Review’s affiliate company, Tutor.com, which helps institutions and organizations deliver 24/7, on-demand, personalized homework help at scale. “We are thrilled to have

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Egon Zehnder Recruits CEO for Entrepreneurs’ Organization

Leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder has placed serial entrepreneur and board member Dave Parker as the new CEO of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) in Alexandria, VA. His appointment follows a global, months-long search beginning last July with the selection of Egon Zehnder and led by a committee tasked by EO’s global board of directors. EO global board chair and EO

A Look at the 2023 Job Market

Despite the recent headlines about corporate layoffs, in Q4 of 2022 and even in recent days, most employees need not worry that their own jobs are at imminent risk. In a new report, TurningPoint Executive Search’s Elaine Rosen says it’s important to look closely at who is laying off and why. In Q4 of 2022,

Witt/Kieffer Adds Healthcare Specialist to Team

Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer has added Chris Wierz to its team as a principal in Oak Bridge, IL. Ms. Wierz brings over 30 years of healthcare experience to her executive search practice, including 20 years in healthcare information technology. She will help find leaders for hospitals and integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers, managed care companies,

CTPartners Financial Services Recruiter Heads to David Barrett Partners

Robert F. Gorog Jr., a partner and member of the financial services practice of CTPartners, has joined David Barrett Partners in Boston. Mr. Gorog brings over 20 years of professional search experience dedicated exclusively to the investment management industry. A senior member of CTPartners’ asset & wealth management and specialty hedge fund practices, his recruiting work

Industrial Search Partners Taps CEO for Red River Valley

Industrial Search Partners (ISP) has recruited Nathan Asplund to serve as president and chief executive officer of Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW). Jason Ward, managing partner, conducted the search for RRVW. Mr. Asplund most recently served as assistant vice president – Mexico for BNSF Railway. RRVW is a shortline railroad serving North Dakota

Turnkey Search Recruits SVP for the Pittsburgh Penguins

Sports and entertainment-focused executive recruiter Turnkey Search has placed Terry Kalna as senior vice president of sales and broadcasting with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Mr. Kalna has spent the past eight years as managing director of International Speedway Corporation, a sister company to NASCAR that operates 13 racetracks across the country. Turnkey considered more than 100 senior

AltoPartners Adds New Norwegian Partner Firm Kingbird

AltoPartners has added new Norwegian-based partner firm KingBird to its global alliance. Based in Olso, Kingbird is a partner- owned recruitment firm with more than 20 years of experience. It assists clients in several specialized areas including finding board directors, senior and middle managers, experienced specialists and key personnel. “We are delighted to welcome KingBird to the

hrQ Expands Staff with New Managing Director in Denver

hrQ, an executive search and professional services firm focused exclusively on the human resources sector, has named Anne Mounts as managing director of its Denver operations. Ms. Mounts joins hrQ with leadership experience from human capital firms including Interaction Associates, Inc., Vantage Partners, LLC and Better Communications, Inc. “Anne brings a wealth of knowledge to

Alexander Mann Solutions Appoints New Leadership in APAC

London-based talent acquisition and management services firm Alexander Mann Solutions has strengthened its leadership team in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions with three new additions. Caleb Baker has been named managing director, Asia Pacific and emerging markets. Based in Hong Kong, Mr. Baker's experience specifically relates to talent acquisition, recruitment process outsourcing, managed service

Jorgenson Consulting Places President at Saratoga County

Executive search firm Jorgenson Consulting has recruited Martin K. Vanags as the first president of Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership Inc. The partnership was created to guide economic growth following the county’s break with Saratoga Economic Development Corp. Mr. Vanags comes to Saratoga County from Indianapolis, where he was vice president of regional economic development for the Indy

Egon Zehnder Fills Chair Position For BSR

Egon Zehnder has placed Alessandro Carlucci as BSR’s fourth chair. BSR is a global non-profit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. At the end of 2014, Mr. Carlucci stepped down after serving for 10 years as CEO of Natura, the Brazil-based company

Career Partners International – Nashville Adds Senior Principal

Career Partners International (CPI) – Nashville, locally branded as Plumlee & Associates, has added Amy Plumlee to the firm as senior principal and owner. Ms. Plumlee brings over 10 years of human resources and talent management experience to the firm, which was founded by her husband and senior principal, Martin Plumlee. In her new role, she will

Touchpoint Search Opens Doors

Executive recruitment firm Touchpoint Search has been launched to help companies acquire talent as they respond to rapid and transformational developments in data, information and technology within the corporate finance function. Owner and president of the new firm is Steven Crane, who brings over 17 years of multi-industry public company CFO experience to the venture. Touchpoint

The Newport Group Acquires Three Sixty Digital Talent

Executive search and consulting firm The Newport Group has acquired Three Sixty Digital Talent, an executive search services provider focused on the programmatic, AdTech and data analytics industries. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Three Sixty’s brand will remain as is, and all of its executives have been retained as managing directors. “Three Sixty

Onstott Group Appoints Head of Healthcare Practice

The Onstott Group has added Brian T. Kelley Jr. to the firm to lead its healthcare search practice. Mr. Kelley will also maintain his consulting relationships with private equity and venture capital firms. “Brian’s extensive experience in the healthcare industry coupled with our existing relationships will greatly strengthen our ability to address the needs of

Diversified Search Recruits CEO for CARE Usa

Diversified Search has placed Michelle Nunn as president and chief executive officer of ‎CARE USA. Dale Jones, CEO, and Veronica Biggins, managing director in Atlanta, led the search. Ms. Nunn has spent her 25-year career dedicated to civic and public service. She has served as a social entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO, and most recently as a

TNS Partners Finds CEO for LOT Network

Dallas-headquartered executive search firm TNS Partners has recruited Ken Seddon as chief executive officer of LOT Network. Most recently, Mr. Seddon was vice president of intellectual property at ARM and previously held senior positions with Apple, Numonyx and Intel. LOT Network is an intellectual property focused consortium of companies that promotes innovation by reducing the

Kincannon & Reed Makes Additions In Europe

Kincannon & Reed has added four new managing directors to its European team. Jos Boeren joins the firm with 17 years of international experience in corporate business development, finance, and transactions services, including head of Agri Corporate Finance at Société Général and manager of M&A strategic planning at Bunge Limited. Fredrik Lundén brings more than

Phaidon International Opens In San Francisco

Recruiting specialist Phaidon International has expanded to the West Coast with the opening of an office in San Francisco. The new office will be led by associate director, Clare Cooper. Phaidon International’s initial focus in San Francisco will lean towards servicing the technology space, with a specialist IT and telecoms solution delivered by Glocomms, its

Futurestep Expands North American Search Practice

Futurestep, a Korn Ferry company that provides talent acquisition solutions, has announced the appointment of two strategic hires for its North American business. Jonathan Tedesco joins as sector leader of utilities, while Simon Revere becomes supply chain practice leader. Mr. Tedesco joins the team to manage the firm’s client relationships across the utilities sector, working with

Onstott Group Appoints Head Of Healthcare Practice

The Onstott Group has added Brian T. Kelley Jr. to the firm to lead its healthcare search practice. Mr. Kelley will also maintain his consulting relationships with private equity and venture capital firms. “Brian’s extensive experience in the healthcare industry coupled with our existing relationships will greatly strengthen our ability to address the needs of the

TNS Partners Finds CEO For LOT Network

Dallas-headquartered executive search firm TNS Partners has recruited Ken Seddon as chief executive officer of LOT Network. Most recently, Mr. Seddon was vice president of intellectual property at ARM and previously held senior positions with Apple, Numonyx and Intel. LOT Network is an intellectual property focused consortium of companies that promotes innovation by reducing the risk

Diversified Search Recruits CEO For Care USA

Diversified Search has placed Michelle Nunn as president and chief executive officer of ‎CARE USA. Dale Jones, CEO, and Veronica Biggins, managing director in Atlanta, led the search. Ms. Nunn has spent her 25-year career dedicated to civic and public service. She has served as a social entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO, and most recently as a

CTPartners DiFilippo Joins DHR International as EVP in New York

James DiFilippo, a managing partner at CTPartners who also served as head of the firm’s retail & consumer goods practice, has joined the New York office of DHR International as executive vice president. He brings more than 20 years of executive search experience to DHR within the consumer and retail industries during which time he

Heidrick & Struggles Adds New Partners

Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles has added Birgit Adels as a partner based in Amsterdam and Thomas Linquist as a partner within its industrial practice. Ms. Adels, who becomes a member of the firm's consumer markets practice, has a career that spans more than 20 years of leadership roles, including global CEO of the fashion house

RSA Grows Interim Team

RSA, a global life sciences executive search and interim management specialist, has added Kris Richards as a senior consultant within its executive interim team. She will be responsible for delivering executive level interim services to both existing and new clients. For the past 16 years, Ms. Richards has specialized in recruiting for the life sciences

Kaplan Partners Leading CEO Search for First National Bank of Elmer

Philadelphia-based executive recruiter Kaplan Partners has been selected by the First National Bank of Elmer to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. Douglas E. Carll, current executive vice president and CEO, plans to retire during the third quarter of 2015. The First National Bank of Elmer was founded in 1903. Kaplan Partners

CTPartners Difilippo Joins DHR International as EVP in New York

James DiFilippo, a managing partner at CTPartners who also served as head of the firm’s retail & consumer goods practice, has joined the New York office of DHR International as executive vice president. He brings more than 20 years of executive search experience to DHR within the consumer and retail industries during which time he

Heidrick & Struggles Adds New Partners

Chicago-based Heidrick & Struggles has added Birgit Adels as a partner based in Amsterdam and Thomas Linquist as a partner within its industrial practice. Ms. Adels, who becomes a member of the firm's consumer markets practice, has a career that spans more than 20 years of leadership roles, including global CEO of the fashion house

RSA Grows Interim Team

RSA, a global life sciences executive search and interim management specialist, has added Kris Richards as a senior consultant within its executive interim team. She will be responsible for delivering executive level interim services to both existing and new clients. For the past 16 years, Ms. Richards has specialized in recruiting for the life sciences

AETHOS Consulting Group Taps COO for Crestline Hotels & Resorts

AETHOS Consulting Group has placed David Makarsky as chief operating officer of Crestline Hotels & Resorts. Mr. Markarsky joins Crestline from Gold Key/PHR Hotels & Resorts where he was executive vice president of resorts. Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an independent hospitality management company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. AETHOS Consulting Group is a human capital

Kaplan Partners Leading CEO Search for First National Bank of Elmer

Philadelphia-based executive recruiter Kaplan Partners has been selected by the First National Bank of Elmer to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. Douglas E. Carll, current executive vice president and CEO, plans to retire during the third quarter of 2015. The First National Bank of Elmer was founded in 1903. Kaplan Partners

Marlin Hawk Grows in Asia Pacific

Executive recruiting firm Marlin Hawk has strengthened its office in Hong Kong by extending its range of leadership advisory and executive search services to existing and new clients throughout the APAC region. Ben Leary has been appointed regional manager, APAC. He brings over 20 years’ experience in talent management, most recently in Hong Kong and

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