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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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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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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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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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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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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

recruiting

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

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Griffith Group Expands to British Columbia

Toronto-based executive recruitment firm Griffith Group Executive Search has expanded its presence with the opening of a new office in British Columbia. “This expansion marks a significant milestone in the firm’s growth and to its commitment to serving its clients with local expertise,” the search firm said. “The firm’s new office in British Columbia strategically

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Creating a Positive Corporate Culture for Employee Engagement

Corporate culture, when nurtured properly, creates a workforce that is not only dedicated but also emotionally and intellectually committed to the organization’s goals. This exploration delves into effective strategies for nurturing a resilient and vibrant organizational culture, according to a recent report from EMA Partners’ Chris Hardy. “Additionally, it addresses the critical challenge of rejuvenating

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Slone Partners Recruits Chief Medical Officer for Carisma Therapeutics

Chief medical officers are typically cited as the senior government official designated head of medical services, sometimes at the national level. The post is held by a physician who advises and leads a team of medical experts on matters of public health importance. According to recruiters, the role of the chief medical officer has evolved in recent years, and

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D. Hilton Associates Seeking CEO for Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union

These are critical days for credit unions. The U.S. has about 5,300 federally insured credit unions, with more than $1.5 trillion in assets and 118.3 million members, according to the National Credit Union Administration. But with the steady retirement of Baby Boomers, among other factors, the cooperatives are facing the loss of more than 4,000

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Vangst Acquires CannabizTemp

Vangst, the cannabis-focused hiring platform, has acquired CannabizTemp, the temporary staffing division of CannabizTeam. The acquisition was 50 percent cash, 50 percent stock, and is the first acquisition in the cannabis HR space. Vangst launched Vangst GIGS, an on-demand hiring platform, in 2018 to address the cannabis industry’s hiring needs. Since launching Vangst GIGS Vangst

Creating a Positive Corporate Culture for Employee Engagement

Corporate culture, when nurtured properly, creates a workforce that is not only dedicated but also emotionally and intellectually committed to the organization’s goals. This exploration delves into effective strategies for nurturing a resilient and vibrant organizational culture, according to a recent report from EMA Partners’ Chris Hardy. “Additionally, it addresses the critical challenge of rejuvenating

Academic Search Seeking President for Tennessee State University

Education-focused executive recruiter Academic Search was recently selected by Tennessee State University to lead in its search for a new president. Current president Glenda Glove has announced that she is retiring. The assignment is being led by senior consultants Maria Thompson and John W. Garland. The Tennessee State University board of trustees is seeking an exceptional leader to serve

Greenwich Harbor Partners Fills Board Positions for Start Early

Recruiting for boards of directors, considered the backbones of organizations, has grown markedly more challenging, say recruiters who conduct searches in that area. As a result, companies continue to turn to executive search firms to help find new board members. Greenwich Harbor Partners recently recruited Claudia Teran VP, deputy general counsel and global head of commercial legal at Snap Inc., Adam Waltuch, EVP,

Executive Search Firm Leap Solutions Acquired by George Peterson Insurance Agency

Santa Rosa, CA-based George Peterson Insurance Agency has acquired executive search firm Leap Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Leap Solutions, also based in Santa Rosa, is a management consulting company specializing in organizational development, human resources, executive search and recruitment. In the announcement sent from George Peterson Insurance Agency’s chief operating officer

Pender & Howe Launches New Interim and Fractional Search Service

Across the board, in every industry, today’s market is fueled by growing demand for top talent against a landscape of short supply. This has led to nearly three million people taking temporary jobs, a number that is expected to grow at a healthy pace over the next few years as companies strive to stay agile

The Business Case for Gender-Inclusive Leadership Teams

The power of women in leadership has been widely documented over the past decade. When companies appoint more women to senior positions, research shows profitability grows, openness to change rises, and customer experiences improve. It’s no surprise that global organizations are strengthening diversity initiatives, seeking equal gender representation in leadership roles—and increasingly, companies are recognizing the

Lindauer Recruits CEO for the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare

Lindauer has assisted in the recruitment of Michael Gustafson as the new CEO of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. The search was led by Lindauer senior consultant Diane Felicio and executive vice president Libby Roberts. “Michael’s visionary leadership, strategic acumen, and dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of healthcare workers, patients, and families

Furst Group Recruits VP of HR for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Why such pent-up demand for top flight HR experts? Corporate leaders want HR leaders who are sophisticated, proactive and strategic-minded, with strong business savvy to drive their people capabilities like they would a P&L, according to

KeyStone Executive Search and CorTalent Merge to Form Strategic Talent Partners

Founder and CEO of KeyStone Executive Search, Mike Frommelt, and founder and CEO of CorTalent, Mary Nutting, have announced the merger of their firms under the new name – Strategic Talent Partners (STP). “The executive search industry has shifted from solely recruiting leadership talent, to helping organizations manage a more complex set of talent challenges,

IIC Partners Adds New Member Firm in Buenos Aires

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has added Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Wall Chase to its global network of executive search firms. “This represents a significant milestone in IIC Partners’ strategic efforts to enhance its global footprint and further develop its presence in Latin America,” the search consortium said. “We are thrilled to welcome Wall Chase to IIC Partners,”

AI Leadership: Driving Cross-Disciplinary Innovation

As a partner at SPMB, Natalie Ryan has observed the transformative impact of the newly formed chief artificial intelligence officer (CAIO) role within the modern business ecosystem. “Far from being confined to the realms of technology alone, the CAIO has emerged as a vital driver of innovation across diverse organizational domains, including marketing, sales, customer

Harris Search Associates Assists Johnson County Community College with Senior HR Search

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resource officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. Why such pent-up demand for top flight HR experts? Corporate leaders want HR leaders who are sophisticated, proactive and strategic-minded, with strong business savvy to drive their people capabilities like they would a P&L, according to

Calibrate Recruits Chief Legal Talent and Inclusion Officer for Fish & Richardson

Austin, TX-based management consulting and executive search firm Calibrate recently assisted in the recruitment of Dana Gray as chief legal talent and inclusion officer for Fish & Richardson, a global intellectual property law firm headquartered in Boston, MA. “Dana is a leader who is dedicated to promoting excellence and a culture of collaboration,” said Kristine McKinney, chief

Royer Thompson Recruits CTO for Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia

After an extensive search that attracted interest from within Nova Scotia and across Canada, Royer Thompson has assisted in the recruitment of Gaëtan Boudreau P.Eng as the chief technology officer of Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia. “Attracting a leader of Gaëtan’s caliber is a big step forward, and I’m confident he will bring a new

NPAworldwide Elects New Board

Member-owned recruitment network NPAworldwide has elected a new slate of representatives to its board of directors. “As president of NPAworldwide, I am delighted to welcome our newly-elected board of directors members,” said Kerry Crockett, president and chief operating officer. “Each individual brings a unique blend of expertise and passion to our organization, embodying the spirit of

Unemployment Rate Edges Down to 3.8 Percent

Employment rose by 303,000 in March as the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The number of unemployed persons was 6.4 million in March. Job gains occurred in healthcare, government, and construction. “This is another really strong report,” said Lauren Goodwin, economist and chief market strategist at New

AGB Search Recruits 22nd President for Seton Hall University

Washington, D.C.-based recruitment firm AGB Search, which specializes in higher education leadership assignments, has assisted in the recruitment of Monsignor Joseph R. Reilly as the 22nd president of Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ. Melissa K. Trotta and Matthew J. Kilcoyne led the assignment. “There is no one better suited to leading the university at this

Phillips Oppenheim Seeking CEO for Inspirica

New York City-based Phillips Oppenheim has been retained by Inspirica in Stamford, CT, to lead in its search for a new CEO. Susan Gluck Pappajohn and Addie Jones are leading the assignment on behalf of Phillips Oppenheim. Inspirica is seeking an energetic and compassionate leader with a strong operational and fundraising background and a track record

Vanguarde Names Managing Partner and Head of Operations

Global leadership advisory and executive search firm Vanguarde has appointed Gabrielle Brown as managing partner & head of operations. She will report to LP Green, chairman and CEO of Vanguarde. “We welcome Gabrielle and the experience that she brings to the Vanguarde team,” said Mr. Green. “With her wealth of knowledge in fostering a best-in-class employee experience, boosting productivity, and

Alexander Hughes Adds New Member Firm in Paris

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. Paris-headquartered search firm Alexander Hughes has added Kienbaum Executive Consultants International in Paris as its

Connecting Talent with Opportunity Across Borders

Securing top leadership talent is essential in the dynamic and fast-paced business world. Global executive search firms are entrusted with identifying and recruiting experienced and qualified executives worldwide. A recent report from N2Growth’s Leslie Goldhill explains that their reach extends beyond borders, tapping into a wider pool of talent and thus making their services invaluable to

BraddockMatthews and David Barrett Partners Join Forces

Alliances and partnerships continue to gain traction in the executive search industry. BraddockMatthews LLC and David Barrett Partners have closed a transaction to combine their firms, creating asset management executive search firm BraddockMatthewsBarrett. The merging of the two firms, which serve complementary segments of the investment management industry, creates an international executive search firm with

KEES Tapped by the Los Angeles County Affordable Housing Solutions Agency to Find New Leaders

The Los Angeles County Affordable Housing Solutions Agency (LACAHSA) has tapped Kistner Eddy Executive Search (KEES) as its executive search consulting partner leading the spring 2024 interim CEO search, followed by the permanent CEO search anticipated to begin in November 2024. Leading the assignment for KEES are president and CEO Heather Eddy, executive search manager Yoo-Jin Hong, and

Cardinal Grange Retained by Stephen F. Austin State University to Lead AD Search

Stephen F. Austin State University has hired search firm Cardinal Grange to lead in its search for a new athletic director. The school has also formed an in-house committee to work alongside Cardinal Grange during the recruitment process. “The decision means that Stephen F. Austin will benefit from the leadership and vision of Cardinal Grange’s Jim Nichols, who has over

Hobson Leavy Recruits Chief Commercial Officer for ProCare

Auckland, New Zealand-based executive search firm Hobson Leavy has placed Jonathan Duncan as the chief commercial officer for New Zealand-based healthcare provider ProCare. “Jonathan will focus on two key areas across the organization,” said Bindi Norwell, group CEO at ProCare. “The first, is ensuring that the organization is future-proofed and has the resources and capability to deliver services

Private Equity’s Shift In Thinking On Talent

More than half of the assignments NU Advisory Partners works on these days are for companies owned by private equity investors. To be sure, private capital is becoming an increasingly significant player in a growing number of industries and search firms dedicated to the space are reaping big rewards. In the U.S., some 12 million people are

Hanold Associates Recruits CHRO of THOR Industries

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,

University of New Hampshire Using Isaacson, Miller to Find 21st President

Vijay Saraswat, Gale Merseth, Raul Bernal, and Debbie Scheibler of Boston-based Isaacson, Miller are currently seeking a new president for the University of New Hampshire (UNH). President James Dean announced that he would be stepping down on June 30, 2024, after serving six years in the school’s top role. The search firm seeks a passionate, articulate, and visionary

Mirams Becker Retained by Chatham-Kent Health Alliance to Lead in its Search for a New CEO

Ontario-based Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) has secured Mirams Becker as the executive search firm to lead the recruitment process for its next president and CEO. Current president and CEO Lori Marshall recently announced her retirement in the summer of 2024. “The utilization of an executive search firm ensures that the hospital receives specialized knowledge and

Mercuri Urval Appoints Global Practice Head for Newly Formed ESG Practice

Stockholm, Sweden-based executive search firm Mercuri Urval (MU) has named Peter Torjussen as global practice head for its new ESG practice. “MU has a clear strategy that aims to constantly strengthen our position in the leadership segment, international business, and industry expertise,” the firm said. “Our plan is to grow all these areas with care and continue to

10 Benefits of Using an Executive Search Firm

Are you tired of sifting through endless resumes, conducting unproductive interviews, and still struggling to find the perfect addition to your team? Time wasted on recruitment can feel like a never-ending drain on productivity, leaving you longing for those hours back to focus on what truly matters – building exceptional teams, according to a recent

Spencer Stuart Retained by Dentons to Lead CEO Search

Spencer Stuart has been retained by global law firm Dentons to lead in its search for a new CEO. Elliott Portnoy recently announced that the 5,900-attorney law firm would maintain its aggressive international growth strategy when he leaves his post as global CEO in November, promising business as usual. “A new global CEO will have to

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