Adam Kohn

Senior Partner

Adam Kohn is a Senior Partner with Kingsley Gate Partners. He most recently served as Vice Chairman, and Founding Partner, with a top five global retained executive search firm. Over a three decade career in the search industry, Adam has held senior executive and practice leadership roles managing global key accounts and major U.S. client relationships. He serves as trusted adviser and objective counsel to Boards of Directors and Chief Executives of F500 and FTSE250 companies. Adam has recruited Board Members, CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and key executives across functions in emerging entities, growth companies, and large-cap corporations. Adam routinely consults with boards of directors on governance issues such as composition and succession planning. Many of Adam’s impactful placements have gone on to become key executives within their organizations.

He has completed searches in diverse industries, including Professional Services, Industrial and Engineering Services, Automotive, Environmental & Energy, Software, Telecom, and Manufacturing. With an educational background and professional training in industrial psychology, Adam has a reputation for identifying top candidates who effectively embrace immediate and future challenges. He infuses this experience with our state-of-the-art, proprietary, science-based technology to assess candidates, ensuring that each placement reflects an optimal and holistic fit with our clients. Adam’s opinions regarding talent development and executive recruitment challenges appear frequently in major business and industry publications. Adam is based in our Cleveland location.