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CJPI Assists the British Airline Pilots’ Association with the Recruitment of New General Secretary

U.K.-based executive search firm CJPI has assisted in the recruitment of Amy Leversidge as the new general secretary of the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA). She was nominated by the National Executive Council (NEC) after an extensive and exhaustive recruitment process. Ms. Leversidge, who will take up her post on January 8 will be the

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Pearl Street Collective Recruits Chief Development Officer for Treehouse

Boston-based executive search firm Pearl Street Collective has assisted in the recruitment of Laura Perez Hamilton as chief development officer of Treehouse, a Seattle, WA-based non-profit focused on the specific educational needs of youth in foster care. Ms. Perez Hamilton brings over 20 years of advancement and development leadership including major gift fundraising experience to her

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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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A Guide to Serving on a Search Committee

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

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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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SearchWide Global Seeking New Leader for Visit Florida Keys

Executive recruitment firm SearchWide Global has been selected by Visit Florida Keys to lead in its search for a new president and CEO. Senior vice president Kellie Henderson is spearheading the assignment. The CEO of Visit Florida Keys oversees the use of the tourism development taxes (TDT) collected in Monroe County, FL, through the Tourist Development Council

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Academic Career & Executive Search Seeking Dean for Boise State University

Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES) has been tapped by Boise State University to lead in its search for a dean for the College of Engineering. Jennifer Muller, managing partner, is leading the search. The next dean must have a growth mentality and future-oriented outlook for the acquisition and allocation of resources to address strategic goals that position the

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Advice to New CEOs Building Their Team: Lead with Purpose, Embody Culture & Be Decisive

In Spencer Stuart’s role supporting hundreds of CEO transitions annually, one of the most common aspirations they hear from incoming leaders is the desire to develop an executive leadership team of direct reports that is enterprise-focused, highly collaborative, accountable to each other and widely respected. This ambition is well-founded: Aligned leadership teams grow revenue more

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Caldwell Posts 12.8 Percent Revenue Gain

Toronto-based Caldwell posted Q3 revenues of $29.5 million (Canadian), a 12.8 percent gain from the same period a year ago. “Our team delivered significant revenue growth in the third quarter,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “Caldwell saw an 77 percent increase in professional fees over our second quarter, which we are attributing to two factors. First,

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The Moran Company Tapped by Options for Supported Housing to Find New Leader

The Moran Company, an executive recruitment firm that specializes in the non-profit sector, has been retained by Options for Supported Housing to lead in its search for a new executive director. Ann Graff, senior search consultant, is leading the assignment. The executive director is responsible for leading the organization in conducting and facilitating operations, working to market

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AI to Inject Rigor, Value and Agility into the Talent Game

More than 75 percent of CEOs predict that AI will change their businesses in the next 36 months. That means the very structure of organizations and their future talent demands are in for one massive jolt. It also begs the larger question: What changes are in store for recruiters and talent acquisition leaders as AI

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Frederickson Partners Recruits Interim Chief People Officer for SeekOut

Many changes in the workplace today are making it hard for companies to find and retain top senior-level talent. This has caused more organizations to look to interim leaders to fill talent gaps. Global HR search firm Frederickson Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Katie Coupe as the new interim chief people officer of talent intelligence platform

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Bay Street Advisors Expands Investment Banking Team

Executive recruitment firm Bay Street Advisors has expanded with addition of Rhona Crockett as a key member of its investment banking team. “Rhona’s extensive experience and proven track record in the industry make her an invaluable addition to our team,” said Larry Baum, founder and CEO of Bay Street Advisors. “Her expertise will significantly bolster our capabilities

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Why Every Private Equity Portco CEO Needs a Chief of Staff

The role of a chief of staff has evolved from its origins in the military and government to become a pivotal position in the corporate world. Initially coined by McKinsey for the U.S. government, the chief of staff role has transitioned into the private sector, proving particularly invaluable in private equity portfolio companies (portcos). For

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DRiWaterstone Human Capital Tapped by the San Diego Workforce Partnership to Lead CEO Search

Arlington, VA-based DRiWaterstone Human Capital has been selected by the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) to lead in its search for a new CEO. Senior consultant BJ Davis is leading the assignment. Following a competitive RFP process this spring, SDWP’s joint personnel committee selected DRiWaterstone Human Capital to lead the search due to the firm’s record

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Human Capital Solutions Expands to Miami

Human Capital Solutions a boutique consulting firm specializing in retained executive search, professional recruiting, and professional coaching, has opened a new office in Miami. The addition of an office in downtown Coral Gables, FL, is what Human Capital Solutions’ CEO, Bo Burch, believes to be a necessary step in the growth of the business. “With offices

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7 Ways To Build A Stronger C-Suite Leadership Pipeline

Hiring from within can often manifest itself in stagnant, slow growth environments. What PE operating partners have figured out is that talent – especially at the top of an organization – is the critical value creation lever. In case after case, that talent is injected from the outside. “When you need fresh insights, new approaches and a clear-eyed

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Academic Search Recruits Provost for Aurora University

Education-focused executive recruitment firm Academic Search has assisted in the recruitment of Paaige Turner as the new provost and executive vice president for academic affairs for Aurora University. Maya Ranchod Kirkhope led the assignment. “Dr. Turner is an exceptional individual who embodies the enterprising, service-oriented, and creative academic leadership that defines our university,” said Susana Rivera-Mills, president

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The ECI Group Adds BeecherHill as Newest Member Firm

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. The ECI Group, a global network of independent executive search firms, has added BeecherHill

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Leadership Confidence Falls to Three-Year Low

During the three years that Russell Reynolds Associates has tracked leadership confidence, the world has faced a relentless cycle of multiple, conflicting, and often unpredictable issues. From the conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East and their destabilizing effects on the world, to inflation, rising interest rates, and the launch of ChatGPT igniting massive interest in

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Borrer Executive Search Recruits CHRO for Teoxane

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

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FMG Leading Introduces New Approach to Developing Next Generation Healthcare Leaders

Human capital advisory firm FMG Leading has unveiled a new approach to developing high-potential and next-generation healthcare leaders. “The data-driven, collaborative process has reliably delivered high value to healthcare organizations for more than four decades, preparing leaders to effectively navigate the industry’s most pressing challenges and yielding substantial, measurable results,” the company said. This process is

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The People Side to AI in the Workplace

AI, including generative AI, will automate tasks humans perform today, giving us the capacity to focus on strategic and creative tasks which only humans can do—those that require intuition, experience, empathy and the other attributes which will continue to elude the “smartest” AI is indeed reshaping how businesses operate, but people will remain at the

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Reffett & Associates Recruits 13th Architect of the Capitol

After an intensive, nation-wide search a bipartisan coalition from the United States Congress has named Thomas Austin as the nation’s 13th Architect of the Capitol . Seattle, WA-based Reffett & Associates assisted with the search. The assignment was led by Marshall Reffett, managing director in Seattle, and Washington D.C., along with assistance from the entire Reffett &

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Employers Add 206,000 Jobs in June

Employment rose by 206,000 in June as the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.1 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The number of unemployed persons was 6.8 million in June. Job gains occurred in government, healthcare, social assistance, and construction. Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult women

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A Look at How Data-Driven, Tailored Search Drives Growth in Today’s Market

Executive search has entered a new phase of evolution. Recruiters say that while old-school search firms across the industry continue to ply the same old trade they always have, a new breed of search is producing outsized returns for clients. “At Bespoke Partners, we are at the forefront of this evolution,” said Eric Walczykowski, CEO

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Preng & Associates Recruits CEO for Kimmeridge Texas Gas

Houston-based Preng & Associates has assisted in the recruitment of David Lawler as CEO of Kimmeridge Texas Gas (KTG), an affiliate of Kimmeridge. “We welcome David to the Kimmeridge Texas Gas team as it enters a compelling new era of growth, while accelerating carbon neutrality through the development of environmentally responsible, low-cost energy assets,” said Ben Dell, managing partner of

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The Energists Assists Covenant Testing Technologies with CFO Search

Houston, TX-based executive search firm The Energists has helped to recruit Scott McReaken as the new CFO of oilfield services and equipment (OFSE) business Covenant Testing Technologies (CTT) in The Woodlands, Texas. Elizabeth Linhart led the search, supported by Jon Hill and the research team. “It’s been a pleasure getting to know the team at both

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McCormack+Kristel Helps Recruit New Leader for Project HOME 

Executive search firm McCormack+Kristel has placed Donna Bullock as the new CEO of Project HOME in Philadelphia. Ms. Bullock, who has served as a Pennsylvania State Representative since 2015, will join Project HOME this summer and build upon the incredible work of co-founders sister Mary Scullion and Joan Dawson McConnon who, over the past 35 years, have

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Atlantic International Acquires Lyneer Staffing Solutions

Atlantic International Corp. has acquired Lyneer Staffing Solutions, a 28 year old national strategic staffing outsourced services and workforce solutions company servicing the commercial, professional, finance, direct placement, and managed service provider verticals. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lyneer has over 1,100 customers, including, among others, enterprise scale customers UPS, DHL, FedEx,

Keys to Building a Winning Bench

In sports, winning teams have the right players at every position to take on challenges, overcome circumstances, and move forward with consistency, focus, and confidence. The same formula applies in business. Just as star players switch teams or eventually retire, business leaders move on, too. Who will step up to lead the way? Ideally, you

Diversified Search Fills Chief Ethics Post for PG&E

Diversified Search has recruited Julie Kane to the newly created position of chief ethics and compliance officer at PG&E Corporation. Ms. Kane currently serves as vice president, general counsel & compliance officer, North America & corporate functions, for Avon Products Inc. PG&E Corporation is a Fortune 200 energy-based holding company, based in San Francisco. Diversified

John Lucht, Recruiter and Careers Author, Dies at 81

John Lucht, a leading executive search consultant whose career spanned five decades, including with his own firm, The John Lucht Consultancy, and with Heidrick & Struggles, died Sunday at his home in Raleigh, NC, after a brief illness. He was 81. During a 45-year career, Mr. Lucht recruited the likes of top executives such as

CTPartners Recruiter Joins Korn Ferry

Paul Ciancarelli has joined Korn Ferry as a principal in the firm's global financial services practice. He will be based in Boston. Mr. Ciancarelli joins Korn Ferry from CTPartners, where he spent seven years, most recently serving as a member of the firm's asset & wealth management practice. He brings wide ranging financial services expertise,

Talentrise Expands Search Team

TalentRISE, a Chicago-based executive search firm, has added Jesse Sherr as associate partner. Mr. Sherr has led client development and search execution for organizations ranging from Fortune 500 to small, private equity-backed companies for more than 10 years. He previously served as vice president at Laramie Group, a boutique search firm in Chicago. “We are

Consortium International Opens Doors

U.K. and U.S. tax recruitment specialist consultancy Consortium International has been launched to focus exclusively on the recruitment of tax professionals in the U.S. East and West Coast and the U.K. Currently the business is based out of the firm’s London office but plans are underway to set up an additional office in the Los

Major, Lindsey & Africa Recruits General Counsel for YRC Worldwide

Search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has placed Jim A. Fry as vice president, general counsel and secretary of YRC Worldwide Inc. Mr. Fry is currently general counsel and secretary at Swift Transportation. "Jim's legal knowledge of the transportation industry combined with his many years of senior management experience made him an ideal choice to

Bespoke Partners Finds Cfo For Cherwell Software

San Diego-headquartered search firm Bespoke Partners has recruited Elizabeth Salomon as chief financial officer of Cherwell Software. Most recently, Ms. Salomon was CFO at Marshall & Swift/Boeckh and its holding company Decision Insight Information Group. Cherwell Software is the developer of Cherwell Service Management, an award-winning business technology and IT service management (ITSM) platform. Bespoke

People At Work Grows Strategic Talent Advisory Services

Kenneth Leow has been appointed as partner, strategic talent advisory services, at The People At Work. Mr. Leow has more than 25 years of HR, management and sales experience both in corporate and entrepreneurial ventures. In the first half of his career, he held senior roles in companies including Peoplesoft, Kodak, Computer Associates, Mincom and

Greenwich Harbor Partners Completes Search For Media General

Greenwich Harbor Partners has placed Richard Levine as head of distribution for Media General. Previously, Mr. Levine was vice president of programming for AT&T. Media General is one of the nation's largest cross-screen, multimedia companies and operates or services 71 television stations in 48 markets along with an industry leading digital media business. Greenwich Harbor

Phillips Oppenheim Heading CEO Search For Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

New York City-headquartered Phillips Oppenheim has been selected by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. Current CEO Drew Becher, who Phillips Oppenheim also placed, is stepping down. PHS is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1827 that offers programs, activities, workshops, and publications for gardeners of

Caldwell Partners Records 30 Percent Q2 Revenue Increase

Caldwell Partners has posted second quarter revenues of $11.8 million, an increase of 30 percent from revenues of $9.1 million during the same period a year ago. U.S. revenues rose 19 percent to $7.8 million, driven by an increase in the average number of search partners and search volumes during the current year, partially offset

CTPartners Secures Rescue Financing Package

CTPartners has secured a $12.5 million second-lien note purchase agreement with a publicly traded insurance company, extending the company a much-needed financial lifeline. The notes are issuable in two tranches of $6.25 million with the first portion expected to close on Friday. The second tranche of $6.25 million is scheduled to close 90 days after

Korn Ferry Makes Additions Across Multiple Practices

Korn Ferry has announced additions to its digital, academic medicine and industrial practices. Tejas Maniar has been appointed as principal in the firm's digital practice. He will be based in Korn Ferry’s San Francisco office. Mr. Maniar joins Korn Ferry from Google where he was head of online channels and leadership effectiveness. He led a

Amrop Welcomes New Australian Partner

Amrop has added a new Australian partner, Challis & Company. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Challis & Company works with boards, CEOs and senior executives in listed corporations, mid-sized companies, professional service firms, private equity firms and not-for-profit organizations. The firm’s founder, Darren Challis, previously held senior positions with The Boston Consulting Group, Egon

Slone Partners Fills Position For Cirle

Executive recruiters Slone Partners has placed Pedro Diaz as vice president of research, development and engineering at Cirle, a medical technology incubator in Miami. Mr. Diaz most recently served as director of research and integration leader at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences. “Watching Cirle grow since its founding in 2010 has been very impressive,” said Adam

DHR International Leading Athletic Director Search For Syracuse

DHR International is leading the search for a new athletics director for Syracuse University. DHR executive vice president, Glenn Sugiyama, is leading the assignment. Syracuse is a private research university located in upstate New York. Founded in 1989, DHR International is headquartered in Chicago and has more than 50 offices worldwide.

CTPartners Asset/Wealth Management Specialist Joins Caldwell Partners

Glenn M. Buggy has joined Caldwell Partners as a senior partner in the firm’s asset & wealth management sector and leader of its legal, risk and regulatory oversight practice. Mr. Buggy will focus on leading the firm’s specialization in financial services legal, compliance, anti-financial crimes, regulatory risk, and governance, as well as enhancing the its

Frontier International Expands into India

Recruitment specialists Frontier International has opened a new office in India. As part of its global growth strategy, Frontier’s new office will support its increased activity in Asia and the Middle East. The Gurgaon-based operation will be led by local manager, Arjun Bhakhri, who brings with him over 10 years’ oil and gas recruitment experience

Collegiate Sports Associates Fills Men’s Head Basketball Coaching Job At Wake Forest

Executive search firm Collegiate Sports Associates has recruited Danny Manning to become Wake Forest's next men's head basketball coach. This past season Mr. Manning led Tulsa to a 21-13 record and an NCAA tournament appearance in his second season at the helm. He was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1988 draft and spent

JDG Associates Recruits President For AFPM

Search firm JDG Associates Ltd. has placed Chet M. Thompson as the new president of American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM). Mr. Thompson, currently a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Crowell and Moring LLP, is succeeding Charles T. Drevna, who is retiring after eight years as AFPM’s president. AFPM is a trade association

ON Search Partners Opens Boston Office; Adds Former Cook Associates Recruiters

ON Search Partners has added John Barrett and Seth Harris, formerly of Cook Associates, in Boston to expand its reach to the northeast. With over 30 years of combined technology search experience, Messrs. Barrett and Harris specialize in senior assignments, including C-suite, board, and functional leadership positions for private equity and venture-backed portfolio companies as

Battalia Winston Grows Not-For-Profit Practice

Search firm Battalia Winston has named Ellen Romberg as partner within the firm's not-for-profit group. She will be based out of Chicago. A seasoned executive, having more than 25 years of experience in recruiting and talent management in the not-for-profit sector, Ms. Romberg brings human resources leadership and recruiting experience in philanthropy, higher education, cultural

Jobplex Expands Into Brazil

Ana Paula Montanha has joined JobPlex to aid in its expansion in South America. She will be responsible for establishing the firm’s office in São Paulo, Jobplex’ second office outside of the U.S. Ms. Montanha has been with parent company DHR International for more than three years, serving as executive vice president in the advanced

TWC International Executive Search Fills Chair Position For Englobe Corp.

TWC International Executive Search Limited, the Canadian-based affiliate of global executive search firm SpenglerFox, has recruited Bob Youden as chair of Montreal-headquartered global engineering consulting firm Englobe Corp. TWC International’s president and chief executive Richard Wajs led the assignment. Mr. Youden is the former CEO of Jacques Whitford Ltd. TWC International is a global executive

Spencer Stuart Heading CFO Search for Cardtronics

Spencer Stuart has been selected by Cardtronics Inc. to lead its search for its next chief financial officer. Current CFO Chris Brewster has notified the company of his plans to retire later this year. Cardtronics owns/operates more than 110,200 retail ATMs in U.S. and international locales. Spencer Stuart is a global executive search and leadership

Matteson Partners Adds Search Partner

Atlanta-based executive search firm Matteson Partners has named Traci Cupp to its executive team as partner. Ms. Cupp’s focus will be on senior level and C-suite searches for public and privately owned, small and mid-sized companies across diverse functional areas and industries. Prior to joining Matteson Partners, Ms. Cupp worked for a range of companies,

Davenportmajor Adds New Partner

DavenportMajor Executive Search has named Teresa Jacques as a partner in the firm's technology sector specialization. She will focus on technology companies in the software services, wireless, telecom, semiconductor, and big data/analytics sectors. Ms. Jacques has over 20 years of global executive experience within the telecommunications, information technology and professional services sectors. Most recently she

Hanson Search Opens New UAE Office

Executive recruiters Hanson Search has expanded with the opening a UAE office to recruit for mid to senior level positions in the region’s communications and marketing services industries. The firm’s Dubai team will be headed up by Felice Hurst who will oversee a wider initial group of three employees. “In recent years we’ve witnessed a

Benchmark Executive Search Fills Two Positions For Digital Reasoning

Benchmark Executive Search has placed Kelly Collins as president of public sector and Dan Dzenitis as vice president of business development at Digital Reasoning. With 30 years of experience, Ms. Collins has held executive positions at leading firms, including IBM, GE, BEA, SAS, and HP, where she created demand, managed strategic growth and drove shareholder

Organization Consulting Ltd To Lead Search For City Of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

North York, Toronto-headquartered search firm Organization Consulting Ltd. has been selected by the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, to lead in its search for a new chief administrative officer. City Hall selected the firm to seek a replacement for departing chief administrative officer Joe Fratesi. Founded in 1982, Organization Consulting Limited is a retained

AltoPartners Names Stephen Dallamore Global Operating Committee Chairman

AltoPartners has appointed Stephen Dallamore as chairman of the alliance’s global operating committee. Mr. Dallamore has served on the committee since 2012 and will continue to serve as a regional representative for AltoPartners in Africa; he is currently managing director of Search Partners International (SPi), the South African AltoPartners alliance partner. “Appointing Stephen as chairman

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