An Innovative VP for oneworld

An Innovative VP for oneworld

When oneworld, an alliance of some of the world’s leading airlines, set a vision for the future that included a significant change in strategic direction, it was time to augment the leadership team with new thinking and capabilities. The company is the world’s most highly awarded airline alliance, bringing together 14 of the world’s leading airlines that generate over $130 billion in annual revenue. Its new vision includes a stream […]

Working with the Board to Find a New Leader for CPR

Working with the Board to Find a New Leader for CPR

When a board of directors needs to replace an organization’s top executive, it can be challenging to find the time, connections and consensus to locate and attract the right person for the job. So when the board of Cooperative Processing Resources (CPR) felt the organization needed a new president and chief executive officer, the group decided to enlist the help of an executive search firm. CPR provides software solutions to […]

A Perfect Match for Match Group

A Perfect Match for Match Group

When Match Group (MTCH) became a publicly traded company in November 2015, it needed a chief accounting officer with the specialized skills and experience to take the company into its new phase. At the time of its IPO, Match Group owned 45 brands, including Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid and PlentyOfFish. Across all of its brands, the company was supporting 59 million active users in 190 countries. Match Group CFO, Gary Swidler, […]

A New HR Leader for Rosewood Corporation

A New HR Leader for Rosewood Corporation

When The Rosewood Corporation’s vice president of human resources decided to retire after a 35-year tenure with the company, she was leaving behind some very big shoes to fill. Having served as HR leader for 15 years, she was well liked and had become a trusted ear for the firm’s employees, many of whom felt uncertain about the change. The company wanted to bring in someone from outside the organization, […]

Private Equity Company Acquires New Portfolio CFO

Private Equity Company Acquires New Portfolio CFO

When a small private equity portfolio company’s chief financial officer announced his retirement—and the fact that he would be leaving quickly—the private equity owners jumped into action to fill the position. “We had a short time frame before our retiring CFO departed,” the company’s CEO says. “As a small, middle-market company with limited resources, we had to act quickly.” With intensive manufacturing operations, as well as offshore sourcing capabilities, the […]