Stanton Chase Appoints HR Practice Leader for North America

December 12, 2019 – Baltimore, MD-headquartered Stanton Chase has continued its recent expansion with the addition of veteran HR executive Bill Brewer as the firm’s human resources practice leader in North America and a director in its Los Angeles office.

As the regional HR specialization leader, Mr. Brewer consults with boards and CEOs on assessing and acquiring best-in-class human resources officers. He leads senior-level human resources searches including chief human resources officers, as well as other senior human capital and talent management leadership roles.

“I am very excited to further expand the human resources functional specialty group in North America,” said Mr. Brewer. “The HR practice group has seen excellent growth, both globally as well as in North America, over the last few years. There is a demand for HR leaders who are experienced, pragmatic, and business-minded experts. Our team is dedicated to helping our clients find and select HR executives with strong business acumen.”

In both his executive search career and corporate career, Mr. Brewer has been focused on working with top talent. Prior to moving into executive search, he spent 25 years in corporate human resources and served in the top HR role for one publicly held and two privately held companies, organizations with 3,000 to 20,000 employees. His background includes well-branded companies such as The Walt Disney Company, Alorica (chief people/talent officer), Fluor Corporation, Insight Health Corp. (chief human resources officer), and Epicor Software (chief people officer).

Recent Expansion at the Firm  

Stanton Chase named Lindsay Lautz as global supply chain sector leader for the supply chain, logistics and transportation practice group. He is currently a director in the firm’s Los Angeles office. “As an experienced search professional in a wide range of disciplines, Lindsay is perfectly suited for this role in the supply chain, logistics and transportation practice group,” said Juan Morales, global practice leader for the practice group and managing director for Stanton Chase’s Miami office.

Stanton Chase has named Julien Abou Khalil as partner and leader of the financial services practice covering the Middle East region. He is based out of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he supports organizations in the Middle East with the recruitment of top financial executives, leadership growth management, and organizational culture.

Stanton Chase has named Eva Kingston as leader of financial services for its U.K. team. Ms. Kingston has been working in executive search and leadership consulting since 1995. Her experience covers cross-border retail banking and consumer finance, corporate and transaction banking, corporate functions, fintech, blockchain and impact investment.

Stanton Chase named Kristi Moe Hope, a director in its Atlanta office, as global sector leader for aerospace and defense. Ms. Hope has 25 years of executive leadership experience with broad-ranging international expertise in program management, strategic planning, customer relations, government relations and marketing. 

Stanton Chase named Natalie Sleiman as partner and leader of the technology practice in the Middle East region. Ms. Sleiman is based out of Stanton Chase’s Dubai office, where she supports organizations in the recruitment of top technology leadership — both within the technology industry as well as across the many other industries facing significant challenges…

Stanton Chase opened a new office in Raleigh, NC. Kathleen Lehman Hajek, who joined the firm last year, was named managing director of the new office. In addition to serving companies in the Raleigh/Durham and greater Research Triangle Park area, Stanton Chase has a strong presence in Charlotte, NC. 

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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