April 14, 2016 – Stanton Chase International has added Will Pleva as a partner and sector leader for its global supply chain and strategic sourcing practice. He joins the firm’s New York office.
With 25 years of search experience he has conducted more than 500 supply chain and strategic sourcing engagements across a variety of sectors.
Since 1983, Mr. Pleva has been with Leslie Kavanagh Associates, a boutique search firm specializing in recruiting global supply chain, strategic sourcing and program management leaders. There, he developed the firm’s strategic procurement and global logistics operations practice.
Mr. Pleva has an extensive network of professional relationships and his practice areas have extended to telecommunications, automotive, pharmaceutical, financial services, technology, aerospace, consumer products, entertainment and all other service industries. His supply chain and strategic sourcing clients have included IBM, Walt Disney, Merck, Kaiser Permanente, B/E Aerospace and the Scholastic Corporation.
“It is a distinct pleasure to welcome Will to the Stanton Chase team,” said Mary Matthews, managing director of Stanton Chase’s New York office. “Will’s experience in supply chain and strategic sourcing will strengthen our domestic and global footprint.”
“Stanton Chase continues to expand its presence in this discipline,” said Juan D. Morales, global practice leader for the supply chain, logistics & transportation practice group. “This is an exciting time as we are looked to as a resource for leadership in what has become a market and operational differential for all companies in a global economy.”
Just recently, Stanton Chase added Dickson Smith, John DiBenedetto and Robert Mulligan to its nearby Boston office. Mr. Smith, who became managing director, has 25 years of executive search experience specializing in the recruitment of financial services professionals. Mr. DiBenedetto brings financial services experience having worked in the asset management space in both New York and Boston. Mr. Mulligan joined as an advisory director with 28 years of experience in the sale and distribution of investment vehicles.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media