Timothy Smith

IESF USA

Timothy Smith is the Managing Director/Founder of the ASLON Group, whose mission is to be the leading integrity-based retained search firm focused on identifying, assessing and delivering world-class leaders in the manufacturing, technology and service industries.

Mr Smith has led assignments for Presidents/CEOs and Directors, Chief Financial Officers, General Managers and functional Vice Presidents of sales, marketing, operations, human resources, information technology and engineering/development. The business segments he has served include chemicals, advanced materials, precision instruments, capital equipment, plastics, medical devices, hardware/software and IT services.

Utilizing a strategic, swift, process-oriented approach to each assignment, Mr Smith performs a thorough assessment of client needs prior to initiating a project. He is known for his personal service and his understanding of the candidate’s expectations. His clients have described him as reliable and highly focused, with an ability to communicate with everyone involved in the search process to influence successful completion. Mr Smith is also noted for his tenacity and innovative approach to building relationships with great candidates.

Mr Smith brings over 25 years of search experience to the firm and has held senior management positions at Christian & Timbers, Source Finance and Brunswick Corporation. He specializes in building high-quality executive management teams for clients ranging from Fortune 100 public to private equity, early-stage corporations. His entrepreneurial understanding stems from his past experience as the founder of a service company that he grew to over 100 employees.