June 29, 2018 – Vector Talent Resources, a Vienna, VA-based staffing solutions provider serving the Washington, D.C., area, has acquired CXO Resources and appointed the boutique’s founder, Sue Butler, as managing director, Vector Executive Search. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Ms. Butler joins Vector with over 25 years of experience working with senior management at the C-level as a consultative professional. She has owned several businesses, served as a senior executive in two start-ups and is a highly experienced executive recruiter. At CXO Resources, in Washington, D.C., she placed senior executives nationwide for the global talent mobility industry.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sue and know that her track record of success in building relationships with executive talent and placing key leaders for her clients make her an excellent leader for Vector Executive Search,” said Marc Berman, president and CEO of Vector Talent Resources. “Sue has tremendous energy and passion to capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead as we build on Vector’s strong foundation to scale and grow into the future.”
Ms. Butler has lived in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for over 26 years and has been directly involved in professional organizations as well as philanthropic organizations that help families in need. Her engagement has included the National Association of Women Business Owners, Northern Virginia Family Services Gala Steering Committee, American Moving & Storage Association, Project S.A.V.E. and Employee Relocation Council. She has also served as membership director and on the board of directors of Women in Technology, gala chair for HomeAid Northern Virginia and executive director for the D.C. area at COO Forum.
Established in 2007, Vector has evolved from decades of collaborating with business leaders to attract, acquire and retain top talent to become a provider for federal agencies, government contractors, commercial businesses, associations and non-profits nationwide.
Offering Search Solutions
Over the past year, a number of other organizations have expanded their retained executive search services or added them to their respective offerings as the top-end talent sector heats up globally. Here’s a sampling from the Hunt Scanlon Media Archives:
MediaLink, an Ascentia-owned advisory company, has appointed Trish Shortell as managing director, executive search, based in its New York office. In her role, she leads the firm’s executive search practice. Ms. Shortell’s career spans 25 years in executive search. She joins the strategic advisory firm from RSR Partners.
Vancouver-based recruitment company Goldbeck Recruiting recently launched a retained executive search division. For almost 20 years, Goldbeck has been helping companies fill mid- to senior-level positions on a contingency recruitment basis, and has accepted clients on a retained executive search upon request.
U.K.-headquartered recruiting organization Datacenter People has formed a new executive search subsidiary, Portman Partners, to focus on C-level leadership and senior executive roles within the datacenter industry worldwide. “This is a new chapter in the growth of the firm,” said Peter Hannaford, founder of Datacenter People.
Partners in Human Resources International (Partners International), a New York City-based provider of career transition services, executive coaching and talent consulting, has formed an executive search practice. Peter Movesian has joined the firm as senior vice president of executive search and will lead the new division.
The Medicus Firm, which specializes in permanent placement of physicians has created a physician executive recruiting division. The firm has conducted physician executive level searches for several years on a smaller scale, which was largely driven by established clients within the firm’s private practice sector.
AMM Communications, a St. Louis-based public relations, communications skills training and marketing firm, launched an executive search division to help clients identify talent for management positions in sales, business development, marketing, finance, accounting and operations. Ed Mayuga will manage the new division while overseeing the talent acquisition process.
U.K.-headquartered recruiting company TeamJobs appointed search veteran Sally Bennett to head its new executive search division. Ms. Bennett, a former executive recruitment director with 13 years of industry experience, will spearhead the firm’s advance into executive recruitment, sourcing candidates from senior manager to board level.
Irvine, CA-based professional services firm GPG Advisers appointed Bernie Ocampo as a managing director and leader of its newly-established executive search platform. Mr. Ocampo has nearly 30 years’ experience in the real estate and alternative investment industries. He previously served as principal of ELEOS Group, a boutique executive search and consulting firm.
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