Richard Kinsley

CEO & Managing Director

Before forming Kinsley Sarn Executive Search, Rick was a corporate officer and held senior executive positions with Fortune 500 companies including AlliedSignal, Standard Oil of Ohio and British Oxygen Corporation. Rick has been directly accountable for the global leadership of successful people processes and programs for large, multi-national companies serving global markets.

During his career Rick held general management, sales, marketing, business development, operations and quality management positions. Rick has extensive experience coaching, developing, and recruiting C-suite executives, Board members and other senior leaders.

His industry experience includes materials, mining, electronics, capital equipment, life sciences, retail and consumer packaging. He is a sought-after facilitator and public speaker. His effectiveness in optimizing leadership and organizational performance, combined with his broad knowledge of business strategies and best practices, have proven exceptionally valuable to his clients.

Rick earned dual degrees (Economics and Human Resources Management) from Le Moyne College and an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School. He is certified in executive assessment, and has personally conducted hundreds of executive selection and development assessments in multiple industries. Certified as a facilitator and coach by the prestigious Arbinger Institute; Rick is also a Six Sigma Black Belt and is certified in psychometric evaluation by the Performance Assessment Network®.

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