Stanton Chase Names Two Global Practice Leaders

March 14, 2019 – Baltimore, MD-headquartered Stanton Chase has named two new international leaders for the search firm. Gregory Nazaryan becomes regional practice leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Ingo Schmittmann is the new global sector leader for railway and trucking carriers.

Mr. Nazaryan succeeds Flemming Riber, who was promoted to global practice leader for the industrial practice group. He also serves as managing director in the firm’s Dubai office the global sector leader for freight forwarding. Mr. Nazaryan has more than 10 years of expertise in executive search and leadership consulting across various industries such as supply chain, logistics and transportation, e-commerce, financial services, pharmaceuticals, governments, free economic zones, consumer products, technology and industrial sectors.

Mr. Schmittmann is a partner in the Frankfurt office. He brings more than 25 years of human resource and management experience in the aviation, railway, infrastructure, communication and engineering industries to Stanton Chase. He joined the firm last April.

“We continue to be one of the global leaders in this sector,” said Juan D. Morales, global practice leader for the supply chain, logistics and transportation practice group, and managing director of the firm’s office in Miami. “Gregory and Eduardo are veterans of this industry and part of a distinguished team of search professionals who have placed many senior-level executives throughout the world. The key is identifying leaders who understand the importance of getting products to market quickly and efficiently.”

“Today, the work requires an understanding of inter-modal transportation, technology, international currencies, risks of terrorism, and much more,” Mr. Morales said. “With these appointments, Stanton Chase is well positioned to serve our clients in this sector.”

With offices in major cities around the world, the Stanton Chase team offers clients a global perspective while understanding local cultures and the challenges of moving products by sea, air, rail and trucking.

Stanton Chase’s supply chain, logistics and transportation practice group has offices and sector leaders in Miami, Amsterdam, Athens, Atlanta, Copenhagen, Dubai, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Toronto and Lima, Peru.

Recent Expansion at the Firm 

In December, Stanton Chase opened a new office in Perth, Australia, led by directors Tony Taylor and Greg Preston. They bring a combined 55 years of executive search and business experience in the industries most relevant to the region. The expansion into the Western Australian market represents an important step…

Stanton Chase recently added veteran search consultant J. James O’Malley as managing director in its Chicago office. He serves as a senior member of the professional services and financial services practice groups for Stanton Chase. Most recently, he was a partner and executive search practice leader at TalentRISE, a recruitment solutions firm in Chicago. 

Stanton Chase continued its strategic expansion to support the business environment in Tennessee with the addition of three new directors and a new office in Memphis. Veteran executive search consultants Deadrick Baker, Roxana Svensson and Ken Nimitz joined the firm as directors, enhancing practice group specializations in the healthcare, financial services…

In April, the firm opened a new office in Seattle. David Kimbro, a senior executive search veteran of almost 20 years, joined the firm as managing director of the new location. With broad experience in functional leadership across the C-suite, Mr. Kimbro’s clients range from start-ups to large public companies.

Stanton Chase began the year by opening an new office in Washington, D.C. Jeff Perkins was appointed managing director of the location. Mr. Perkins has vast experience in leadership consulting and executive development as CEO of Huntbridge, a leadership consulting firm that provides hand-crafted solutions for talent leaders.

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

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