Mr. Blagman is a Senior Director at Claymore Partners where he leads their payment products and marketing consulting practices. He focuses on payment product, consumer finance, market research and consulting executive searches including business and product heads as well as senior marketing, market research, product development, operations and process improvement functional positions. Larry brings his significant experience and relationships in the financial services arena to bear in effectively conducting key executive searches.
Larry has held senior management positions with GE Consumer Finance, JP Morgan Chase, and MasterCard. He also has a significant consumer packaged goods marketing experience having held leadership positions at Nestle Foods, EcoLab, and at Ogilvy & Mather where his major clients included American Express, General Foods, and Sears. His own experience in recruiting, hiring and managing financial service and marketing executives provides valuable and practical knowledge in obtaining top talent for his clientele.
He has been responsible for delivering major process effectiveness platforms, market intelligence, and new product initiatives for leading Consumer Financial Services organizations as well as being a Six Sigma Black Belt himself. Mr. Blagman also brings strong customer segmentation experience in driving advertising, sales and direct mail initiatives.
Mr. Blagman has a BBA and an MBA in Marketing from CCNY-Baruch College. He is a member of the American Marketing Association, Product Development and Management Association and the Marketing Executives Networking Group.