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Layton named Stanton Chase Practice Leader for Global Industrial Practice Group

May 16, 2017
by Mickey Matthews

Bernard Layton, Managing Director of the Chicago office of Stanton Chase, has been named Global Practice Leader for the firm’s Global Industrial Practice Group.

Stanton Chase Names North America Practice Leader for Diversity & Inclusion

May 12, 2017
by Daniel Casteel

Becky Heidesch, a career executive search professional, has joined Stanton Chase as a Director and North American Diversity & Inclusion Practice Leader.

Stanton Chase Partner Wins Largest Mandate in Austria for Third Consecutive Year

April 10, 2017
by Mickey Matthews

Michael Schaumann, Managing Partner in the Vienna office, and his team will again advise the biggest Austrian companies where the Republic of Austria has major shareholdings on all Supervisory Board placements for the upcoming year.

AESC Recognizes Stanton Chase Director (Pilar Brogeras - Mexico) with“Future of the Profession”Award

April 6, 2017
by Mickey Matthews

Pilar Brogeras, Director of Stanton Chase Mexico City office, has been honored with the AESC Future of the Profession Award.

Stanton Chase Announces New Leadership Team in India

February 14, 2017
by Mickey Matthews

Four experienced Stanton Chase executives have stepped up to lead the Stanton Chase India team, bringing young dynamism and ensuring continuity in the region.

Stanton Chase announces new Global Practice Leaders

January 13, 2017
by Tom Goorman

New leadership appointments have been made in the following three practices: CFO & Financial Executives, Directors & Chief Executive Officers, and Consumer Products & Services. The announcement was made by Tom Goorman, Vice Chairman of Practice Groups and Managing Partner of the Brussels office of Stanton Chase.

Stanton Chase Joins ‘White House Equal Pay Pledge’; Becomes Signatory as Only Executive Search Firm

December 16, 2016
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, joined a host of prestigious U.S. companies in becoming signatories of the White House Equal Pay Pledge.

Stanton Chase Baltimore/DC Office Named Recipient of the "Best Corporate Culture" Award

December 15, 2016
by Mickey Matthews

The Baltimore/Washington DC office of Stanton Chase was recently honored for having one of the best “Corporate Cultures” among companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Stanton Chase Johannesburg Announce Third Partner

December 5, 2016
by Simpson Nondo

Modise Makhene is the second new Partner to join the Johannesburg Office of Stanton Chase in 2016. He joined in November and holds 26% shares in the local operation. His participation at shareholder level further boosts the firm’s empowerment standing, enhancing its position to meet with increasingly stringent market requirements around BEE accreditation.

Need for Multi-Cultural Executives Grows as Nashville Becomes Center for International Business

November 29, 2016
by Peter Lawson

Peter Lawson, Director in the Stanton Chase Nashville office, discusses the changing landscape of business in Tennessee.

Marine Corps Veteran, Search Professional, Guides Veterans through Private Sector Employment Process

November 23, 2016
by Robert L. Beatty, Jr.

Robert L. Beatty, Jr., a seasoned executive search professional and Marine Corps veteran, recently presented “Secrets of A Corporate Headhunter” to the Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.

Stanton Chase announces new Global Sector Leader for Banking

November 15, 2016
by Christopher Arnold

Manos Panorios, Managing Partner of the Stanton Chase Athens office, has been named Global Sector Leader for Banking at Stanton Chase.

Stanton Chase Participates in African American Board Leadership Institute Panel

November 11, 2016
by Edward J. Savage, III

Ed Savage, a veteran executive search professional, recently participated in the African American Board Leadership Institute’s (AABLI) “Pathways to Corporate Board Series,” a panel discussion advising attendees on issues related to securing board positions as a way to further careers in both the non-profit and public sectors.

New Board of Directors at Stanton Chase

November 11, 2016
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase elected a new Board of Directors during the most recent Global Partners Meeting.

Stanton Chase donates $20,000 to Habitat for Humanity in Alberta

October 25, 2016
by Christine Fisher

The Calgary office of Stanton Chase announced today a $20,000 donation to Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.

Stanton Chase names Director of L.A. Office

October 10, 2016
by Peter Deragon

Bryan Martin, an experienced professional in varied business sectors, has joined Stanton Chase as a Director at the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Stanton Chase Chairman Reaffirms Changing Values of Executive Search

September 26, 2016
by Peter Deragon

Mickey Matthews, International Chairman of Stanton Chase, offered his insights about the changing nature of executive search in a recent Wall Street Journal article.

Stanton Chase Detroit Managing Director Speaks to MSU MBA Alumni

September 22, 2016
by Rich Kolpasky , Daniel Casteel

Rich Kolpasky, Managing Director of the Stanton Chase Detroit office, recently spoke at the Management Education Center at Michigan State University (MSU).

FinTech Turkey: A New Vision

September 21, 2016
by Çağrı Alkaya

The global economy is swiftly adapting to the technological advancements that we come across every day. The fast pace of technology provides the financial industry with new tools and complex instruments, both in favor of the customers and the companies that have been operating in the finance field. This progression has led the world into a new era, the era of FinTech.

GAMECHANGER: How Kari Kauniskangas, CEO of Fiskars, transformed his company

September 19, 2016
by Kalle Soikkanen

Today’s fast-paced and more globally interconnected business environment creates the need for leaders who not only make significant improvements to their respective businesses, but are capable of re-engineering how a business or a whole industry runs. Stanton Chase, a leading global executive search firm, works with these game changers on a daily basis.

Executive Assessment

September 5, 2016
by Wassim Karkabi

At Stanton Chase we have assessed and delivered leadership talent, delivering high impact and sustainable results in organizational growth for more than 25 years, in more than 45 countries around the world, and across the widest spectrum of industries and sectors.

Director Joins Stanton Chase Los Angeles Office

August 23, 2016
by Mark Sadovnick , Peter Deragon

David Florence, a senior search consultant and senior-level executive, has joined the Los Angeles office of Stanton Chase (, a global retained executive search firm with over 70 offices in 45 countries.

Stanton Chase Named Top U.S. Search Firm for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

August 22, 2016
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has been cited as the “Best Executive Search Firm in the United States for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction in 2016” by Corporate Vision Magazine.

Stanton Chase Dallas names Director with specialty in consumer markets

August 8, 2016
by Steve B. Watson

Lawrence Allen, senior executive recruiter and experienced global corporate executive, has joined the Dallas office of Stanton Chase ( as a Director.

Stanton Chase Managing Director Discusses ‘Evolved Leaders’ at National Sports Safety and Security Conference

August 5, 2016
by Steve B. Watson

Steve Watson, a veteran executive search consultant, recently addressed attendees of the 2016 National Sports Safety and Security Conference in Phoenix on today’s “evolved leader”, a topic that spans all levels of Corporate America. The conference was held from July 12-14, 2016 at the Phoenix Ridge Resort and Spa.

Stanton Chase Los Angeles Announces New Ownership

July 19, 2016
by Edward J. Savage, III

Stanton Chase Managing Director Edward Savage is pleased to announce that Sadovnick Partners’ CEO Mark Sadovnick along with Stanton Chase Director Peter Deragon have acquired an equity interest in the Los Angeles office, and they will together form the new leadership team, offering executive search nationally and globally in the Los Angeles and Southern California marketplace.

Stanton Chase Nashville Announces Appointment Of New Director

July 15, 2016
by Daniel Casteel

Lori VanderBoegh, a veteran of more than 20 years in the executive search industry, has joined the Nashville office of Stanton Chase as a Director.

Stanton Chase Vienna Announces Appointment of New Partner

June 27, 2016
by Gert Herold

Gabriele Gradnitzer, an experienced executive search leader, has been named Partner at the Vienna office of Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm. The announcement was made by Gert Herold, Managing Partner of the Vienna office and Global Practice Leader.

Executive Newswire 13 - Technology 2016

June 24, 2016
by Milos Tucakovic

We are pleased to present you with a special edition of our e-magazine Newswire dedicated to Technology. We asked Mr. Milo Tomašević, PhD, Vice Dean for Corporate Cooperation from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade, to comment on the current Technology market, as well as potential challenges the faculty and companies might encounter on a daily basis. Also, we are presenting the thoughts and opinions of senior leaders from successful Technology companies on the current trends and challenges in Serbia, in the region, and the potential to attract new companies.

Stanton Chase Johannesburg Announces New Partner

June 14, 2016
by Simpson Nondo

Vikela Rankin, an experienced corporate executive, has joined the Johannesburg office of Stanton Chase, a leading global retained executive search firm with over 70 offices in 45 countries.

Senior Search Consultant Joins the Stanton Chase San Francisco Office

May 24, 2016
by Paul K. Herrerias

Ian MacNeil, a prominent Bay Area executive, has been named a Senior Consultant in the San Francisco office of Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm

Stanton Chase Netherlands announces appointment of new Partner in Life Sciences & Healthcare and Consumer Products & Services practice

May 2, 2016
by Aleid de Boer , Patricia Flipsen

Aleid de Boer, an experienced executive search professional, has joined the Amsterdam office of Stanton Chase, a leading global retained executive search firm with over 70 offices in 45 countries

Stanton Chase Finishes CFO Search for Top Canadian Media Company

May 2, 2016
by Cathy Logue

Stanton Chase Toronto is pleased to announce the successful placement of Blake Tohana as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for 9 Story Media Group. In addition to fiscal management, Tohana will lead the company’s Corporate Finance and Risk Management activities, working under 9 Story’s President and CEO, Vince Commisso.

Stanton Chase Sofia Gathered CEOs at Exclusive Conference

April 29, 2016
by Darina Peneva , Dobromir Minkov

Over 50 CEOs gathered on 19th April for the conference "10 Business Lessons" in the "Hilton" Hotel Sofia . The format of the event was a CEO Exclusive Discussion, which attracted the interest of top managers of a number of major Bulgarian and international companies such as Microsoft, TBI Bank, Postbank, Red Bull, Coca-Cola, Sofia South Ring Mall, Abbvie, Amgen, Konica Minolta and AVON. The exclusive conference was organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Stanton Chase in Bulgaria.

Stanton Chase Opens Detroit Office

April 26, 2016
by Rich Kolpasky , Daniel Casteel

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has opened an office in Detroit to serve its growing list of corporate clients in the manufacturing, automotive, commercial vehicle, and defense industries.

"A sheet of paper does not tell the whole story” – Jozef Papp, Managing Director Stanton Chase Prague, in an interview with a leading Czech business magazine.

April 11, 2016
by Jozef Papp

Various forms of diversity, an unsustainably distorted view of the over-fifty generation, the persistence of managers who are struggling to come to terms with the fact that the crisis is over, and how companies can "sabotage" their own recruitment. Jozef Papp, Managing Director of our office in Prague, talked about these topics with "HR Profi", a leading Czech business and HR magazine.

Companies Redefine Traditional C-Suite Roles to Meet Changing Business Demands

March 15, 2016
by Cathy Logue

The annual BlueSteps Job Outlook Report, published by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), includes perspectives from C-Suite leaders from around the world on the economic trends and major challenges facing executives for the year ahead. This year’s report includes insights on the North American market shared in an interview with Cathy Logue, Managing Director of Stanton Chase Toronto.

Stanton Chase Adds Science & Healthcare Leadership

February 29, 2016
by David Harap

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, recently added the Life Sciences and Healthcare practice group leadership team at its regional level.

Stanton Chase Name Leadership Assessment Head

February 17, 2016
by Wassim Karkabi

Stanton Chase, a global leadership solutions firm specializing in Executive Search, Executive Assessment, and CEO and Board Advisory services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wassim Karkabi, Managing Partner Middle East, as the Global Head for Executive Assessment Solutions.

Stanton Chase Boston Announces the Addition of 3 Senior Search Consultants

February 10, 2016
by Christopher Arnold

In keeping with its commitment to grow and expand the firm’s financial services executive search practice, Stanton Chase, a leading global retained executive search firm, has added three senior consultants to its growing Boston office.

Stanton Chase France Expands with Addition of 3 Senior Search Consultants

January 28, 2016
by Philippe Palacin

As a sign of our continued strength and growth, we have announced the addition of three senior consultants to our growing offices in Paris and Lyon, France. The announcement was made by Philippe Palacin, Managing Director of Stanton Chase France. As one of the founding members of Stanton Chase, the French offices have been instrumental in the firm’s growth and global presence with 72 offices in 45 countries.

Stanton Chase announces the placement of Panicos Euripides as the Group Chief Officer of Al Jaber Group

January 25, 2016
by Panos Manolopoulos

Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2016: Stanton Chase, one of the Top 10 Global Leadership Firms, worked closely over an extended assignment with Al Jaber Group to identify, assess and hire a Group Chief Executive Officer. After an extensive search across the Middle East region and consideration of numerous potential candidates, Al Jaber Group arrived at a solid shortlist of three outstanding candidates, and on December 16, 2015, Mr. Panicos Euripides was confirmed as the new Group Chief Executive Officer for Al Jaber Group.

GAMECHANGERS. Exclusive interview with Peter Long, Joint CEO of TUI Group

January 19, 2016
by Nicholas Wylde

Our fast-paced and more globally interconnected business environment creates a need for leaders who not only make significant improvements to their business, but are capable of re-engineering the fundamentals of how a business or a whole industry runs. Stanton Chase's GAMECHANGERS series presents these leaders, their history and how they became a game changer. In the first video of this series, Nicholas Wylde, Managing Director of Stanton Chase London talks to Peter Long, Joint CEO of TUI Group, the largest tourism company in the world.

Stanton Chase Named One of Europe’s Top Search Firms by ‘Supply Chain Movement’ Magazine

January 19, 2016
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase has been named one of Europe’s leading retained executive search firms by Supply Chain Movement, a magazine and membership organization which has more than 22,000 members from countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Far East, and Australia.

The Idea of Successful Management

January 19, 2016
by Steve B. Watson , Christopher Arnold

The idea of successful management has evolved in the last few decades. The role of a manager has transformed; expectations are different, and relationships with direct reports have changed. The needed competencies and skill sets have broadened. Steve Watson, Managing Director Stanton Chase Dallas and Chris Arnold, Managing Director Stanton Chase Boston, are featured in this article on how leadership and management have changed over the last decades and how they will evolve further in the future.

The Future of Finance in a Digital World

December 15, 2015
by Steve B. Watson , Christopher Arnold

The digitalization of industries, business models and processes has been accelerating during 2015. Why is digital having such a big impact across all industries and functions? A digital business is always on, reacting to events as they occur and constantly innovating. So what does that mean for finance professionals, how do they need to adapt? In SAP’s predictions for 2016, Stanton Chase share its insight and talks about the fundamental choice that CFOs face in a digital world.

India is one of our best assimilations ever: Mickey Matthews, International Chairman

November 10, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

It has been two years since executive search firm, Stanton Chase International formed a new team in India, with patriarch of the Indian recruitment industry, BP Agrawal, as its head. The call seems to have gone right for the global search firm that competed 25 years in recruitment industry. Mickey Matthews, International Chairman for Stanton Chase tells ET, that the new team in India, was one of the best assimilation they ever had.

Stanton Chase Completes Diversity Search For Global Client

October 16, 2015
by Mary Matthews

Spearheading an executive search engagement that showcases the importance of diversity at the board level, Mary Matthews, Managing Director, Stanton Chase-New York, recently completed searches for two women to serve on the board of Wolters Kluwer NV, a major global professional information services and technology company.

Stanton Chase Re-brands Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation Practice Group

September 29, 2015
by Juan D. Morales

Due to the growing sophistication of an industry responsible for transporting products to market, Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has responded by re-branding this important practice group. The new name is the Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation Group. The previous name was the Logistics & Transportation Group.

Stanton Chase named Top Global Search Firm as ‘Innovator for Diversity Recruitment’

September 16, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has been cited as the “Best Global Senior Executive Search Firm & Innovator for Diversity Recruitment” by Corporate Vision Magazine.

The Internet of Things: Adapting Corporate Structure to Reflect the Connectivity of IoT

September 2, 2015
by Andrew Lane , Jim McFadzean

The Internet of Things will allow organizations, governments, and individuals access to more data than at any other point in history. The implications of this phenomenal information increase are boundless, and we are just beginning to understand and imagine the possibilities.

Logistics & Transportation Executives Facing Today's Challenges, Seek Solutions Well into the Future

September 1, 2015
by Juan D. Morales

A volcanic cloud descends on Europe, disrupting flight plans. A tsunami in Thailand ripples across the Pacific and affects port activity in California. Forest fires in Los Angeles close highways for days. Threats of a terrorist attack in Brussels halt all transportation. A “computer glitch” shuts down United Airlines system-wide for several hours on the same day that the NYSE shuts down.

Beyond Search: Relocation to ‘Music City'

August 28, 2015
by Daniel Casteel

Daniel Casteel, Regional Vice President of North America and Managing Director of the Stanton Chase Nashville office, understand that dynamic. In the following article in The Tennessean, titled “Selling Music City”, he explains the importance of respecting the family and pointing out the benefits of relocation.

Executive Search in Japan: To find the hidden executive and professional talents

August 16, 2015
by Katsura Kei Izumi

Stanton Chase Tokyo has just released a publication on Kindle (Amazon) titled “Executive Search in Japan”. It will help our clients located outside of Japan understand that hiring capable English speaking executives is a lot more difficult endeavor in Japan than it is in the Western world, and that engaging a credible executive search firm like us on retained base is the most effective way to overcome the difficulty.

Executive search, a fundamental & confidential process that essentially remains the same

July 3, 2015
by H. Edward (Ted) Muendel

In an internet world of LinkedIn, online job posting boards, emails, digital media exchanges, research sourcing tools, websites and the like, there is – at times – a dangerous trend toward impersonalizing and fast tracking the hiring of senior and mid-level executives and avoiding the delicate process of their recruitment. No question, the advent of public media access is having its impact.

Stanton Chase holds the Latin American Forum on Talent Trends in Organizations

June 22, 2015
by Pilar Brogeras

Stanton Chase, headhunting of senior executives firm, conducted last Thursday, June 11th, a Breakfast and Discussion Panel at the Hacienda de los Morales. The topic was the new Talent Trends and new needs of the Organizations in Human Resources issues.

Stanton Chase Supports 30% Club Canada

June 19, 2015
by Cathy Logue

The Canadian offices of Stanton Chase, a leading global retained executive search firm, have joined a list of signatories of Canadian firms supporting the 30% Club Canada. With offices in Calgary, Montreal and Toronto, Stanton Chase proudly supports this initiative and stands behind the 30% Club Canada as it prepares for its official launch in September, 2015.

Aerospace & Defense Executive Joins Stanton Chase

June 12, 2015
by Dean Bare

Kristi Moe, a veteran aerospace and defense executive, has joined the Atlanta office of Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, as a Director.

Morales named global practice leader for Stanton Chase

May 27, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

Juan D. Morales has been named Global Practice Leader for the Logistics & Transportation Practice Group of Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm with 76 offices in 43 countries.

Stanton Chase names recipients of Chairman’s global diversity awards

May 5, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary at its International Conference with the presentation of its Chairman’s Global Diversity Awards to three of its most distinguished clients.

Stanton Chase Participates in a webinar hosted by AESC on Executive Search & Your Post-MBA Opportunities

April 30, 2015
by Panos Manolopoulos

Panos Manolopoulos, Global Vice Chairman, Stanton Chase and Managing Partner Middle East, recently participated in a webinar hosted by BlueSteps, (a subsidiary of AESC) that was chaired by Karen Greenbaum, President & CEO of AESC. This webinar was attended by over 1200 current Executive MBA students and EMBA/MBA alumni from leading business schools from around the world. Mr. Manolopoulos was one of the eminent panelists from respected names in the executive search business who shared thoughts with the students on the current outlook and trends in Leadership and Executive Search, tips on how to gain visibility and build relationships with the search community, and how to best leverage executive search to advance their careers.

Stanton Chase celebrates 25th anniversary with community service at Baltimore conference

April 28, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

More than 100 recruiting professionals from 43 countries participated in a comprehensive community service initiative in Baltimore as part of the 25th anniversary celebration of Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm.

Stanton Chase celebrates 25 years of executive search excellence

March 30, 2015
by Mickey Matthews

Hundreds of the world’s leading executive search consultants will converge in this city in mid April to celebrate their company’s 25th anniversary and to recognize the success of its unique, client- first innovative business model.

New Stanton Chase office launched in Toronto

March 13, 2015
by Cathy Logue

Stanton Chase, one of the top-ranked executive search firms worldwide, is very pleased to announce the launching of a significant new office in Toronto, Canada. The partners of Ambit Search, one of Toronto’s most respected boutique firms, have joined Stanton Chase as its latest global partner, effective January 1, 2015.

Stanton Chase joins ‘30% club’, expands commitment to board diversity

March 10, 2015
by Carolyn Alford Cason

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has solidified its position as a leader in promoting gender-diversity on boards by being accepted for admission into the 30% Club, an international affiliation of businesses that is taking voluntary steps towards the goal of placing 30 percent of women on boards by the end of this year.

Stanton Chase re-establishes presence in New York

March 8, 2015
by Daniel Casteel

Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm, has re-established its presence in New York City, joining forces with one of the area’s premier boutique firms. Effective February 1, Covenant Executive Search Partners joined the Stanton Chase global family of offices. Stanton Chase has 73 offices in 46 countries, and the New York office will bolster the firm’s effectiveness in a critical market. The New York office is located at 555 Madison Avenue, Suite 505 and is led by veteran search consultant and Managing Director Mary Matthews.

Ted Muendel: "The Speed of search"

January 8, 2015
by H. Edward (Ted) Muendel

The global economy has made it essential for companies to find and attract talent with experience in foreign markets. In addition, technology has increased the speed of business, giving a real sense of urgency to the hiring process. To navigate the increasingly complex process, Ted Muendel, managing director of Stanton Chase, discusses the changing role of executive search firms with SmartCEO magazine.

Stanton Chase elects new Board of Directors

October 25, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

Stanton Chase is pleased to announce the newly elected Board of Directors and International Chairman for 2015. Elected by more than 100 shareholders at the Global Partner’s Meeting in Copenhagen in October 2014, the new board will continue to develop and manage the firm’s client-centered collaborative services and values, as well as execute the new Strategic Vision of Stanton Chase. The focus of this vision is to continually address leadership challenges in markets around the world by creating a Leadership Partner relationship with clients.

Stanton Chase Collaborates Globally At Successful International Partners Meeting

November 18, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

As Stanton Chase successfully completes 25 years of Leadership worldwide, we were pleased to share and build deeper relationships with our valued clients during our recent 49th Global Partner Meeting in Copenhagen. With over 100 Partners in attendance from 62 offices representing 37 countries globally, the attendees confirmed their values and vision focused on client centered collaborations bringing deep industry expertise and functional specializations to their client partnerships.

Stanton Chase launches New Corporate Brand Identity

October 25, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

As Stanton Chase successfully completes 25 years of Leadership worldwide, we are pleased to share with you our new Corporate Brand Identity that truly reflects our promise and expertise as your long term Leadership Partner, dedicated to meeting leadership challenges faced by organizations and senior executives worldwide. As the global markets evolve and progress, it is critical to our valued clients that Stanton Chase remains connected and powerful in the Leadership space. Therefore, as a result of this rebranding initiative, several elements of our Corporate Brand Identity have been updated in a way that allows us to focus our services and emphasize our unique selling proposition of being a “Leadership Partner”.

The C-Suite Relationship Map

October 28, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

I am fortunate to speak with hundreds of executives each year, in addition to those that I follow and track. Over the years, I have learned a lot about success, what works and what doesn’t, from these talented leaders.

Chief experience officer role gains traction under ACA

October 9, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

While the jury is still out on the long-term effectiveness and efficiencies of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the growing focus for hospitals on continual improvement of the overall experience patients have at their facilities is clearly taking root. In this area—that of positively driving the patient experience—the ACA certainly is playing an important role.

Stanton Chase Names Global Diversity Co-Chairs

October 1, 2014
by Mickey Matthews

Beata Sokolowska-Pek and Lyn Cason, directors with Stanton Chase International, have been named co-chairs of the firm’s Global Diversity Practice.

Stanton Chase speaks at Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference

September 25, 2014
by Mickey Matthews

The breadth of topics covered at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch client conference last week was immense: everything from maintaining connectedness during natural disasters to leveraging social media as a talent management tool to information security.

Stanton Chase Hamburg strengthens Executive Assessment capabilities

August 20, 2014

Bettina Keßler joined our Hamburg office as a partner for executive assessment. Having previously worked for international consulting companies, among others the market leader SHL, she has conducted more than 500 executive assessments with her specific focus on leadership potential. During more than 15 years of experience she gained valuable insights and an in-depth knowledge of the challenges leaders face in an international working environment.

Stanton Chase Unveils New Focus on Human Resources Leadership

July 10, 2014
by Daniel Casteel

Stanton Chase International announces the launch of a new global Human Resources Specialty Practice to provide retained executive search services for the most critical roles in C-level HR leadership, including  experts in all strategic human resource disciplines.

PRETTYka in a man’s world

June 19, 2014
by Preetika Mehrotra

In an exclusive chat with the Editorial Lead of Maritime Matrix Today Nishit Doshi, Preetika talks about maritime HR, her new work environment, placement agencies and her love for shipping.

Stanton Chase Executive Search unveils annual global industrial survey

June 12, 2014
by Mickey Matthews

BALTIMORE – Stanton Chase International, a retained executive search firm with 73 offices in 46 countries, has launched its annual Global Industrial Survey, It has been distributed to senior industrial-sector executives and thought leaders throughout the world to highlight and identify trends, challenges and market issues impacting  their businesses.

Corporate values

May 23, 2014
by Milos Tucakovic

This year we have decided to conduct a Survey about the development of corporate culture and competencies in domestic and multinational companies. Why this subject? In today’s constant struggle for market, both on global and local level, top products, modern technology and safe sources of finance are a good baseline.

Why CFOs are better when they are career-minded

May 23, 2014
by Milos Tucakovic

CFOs should apply the same urgency to their careers as they do to work activities such as financial planning or strategic initiatives. And those who devote energy to developing strong teams end up helping themselves in the long run.

Executive Search Consultant Q&A: Guide to CFO Success interview with AESC/Bluesteps

May 16, 2014
by Milos Tucakovic

BlueSteps chats with Samuel Dergel, Executive Search Consultant at Stanton Chase International, who recently published Guide to CFO Success

Stanton Chase Immerses Into Peruvian and LATAM Culture and Business

May 16, 2014
by Eduardo Rizo-Patron

In the evening dinner at Casa de Aliaga, a colonial house located in the Main Square of downtown Lima with trophies awarded for outstanding performance in client delivery and business building to the Offices of the Year, as well as the Referral Cup.

Stanton Chase first CHAIRMAN DIVERSITY AWARD took place in Lima

May 13, 2014
by George F. Cross

Stanton Chase with its constant effort to promote diversity & inclusion has launched it first CHAIRMAN DIVERSITY AWARD at its General Meeting in Lima. Working closely with the Lima teams, Stanton Chase has organized a survey among its clients in Peru. After receiving an impressive amount of completed surveys, the diversity team deeply analyzed all the results and a selection committee selected the 3 nominees.

National Sales Survey 2012

March 17, 2014
by George F. Cross

According to the first survey conducted in May 2012 by Stanton Chase Bucharest the conclusions that arose sawed that the profile of the Sales Executive has diversified considerably, reflecting the general turmoil in the professional and social arena.

Transforming the UAE into an Unrivalled Global Hub

March 10, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

Transforming the UAE into an unrivalled global hub and focusing on how to further develop the country into a regional and global platform for growth, was the main topic of the panel discussion chaired by Panos Manolopoulos, Global Vice Chairman of Stanton Chase International, during the World CEO Investment Conference, held in Dubai on March 4, 2014.  The panel, including Dr Khalid Al Rajhi, Vice Chairman of Al Rajhi Holding Group, Dr Amer Al Ruwas, CEO of Oman Telecommunications, Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare and Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, Head of Investment, Shurooq, represented several industries from the regional economies, which allowed for an in depth analysis of the opportunities, as well as potential challenges, of the upcoming Expo 2020 project.

The Copenhagen Office proudly presents

March 10, 2014
by Anders Nannerup

For the past several months SCI Copenhagen have been working on a mission: We want to create a constructive diversity debate. We want women board members with chairman potential to step forward - and more women on boards. The mission was successfully launched  at a major event on February 21, 2014 where the first winner of Women’s Board Award was announced.

Stanton Chase and Pi Slice collaborate for MENA's institutions

March 5, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

Stanton Chase Middle East is proud to announce its partnership with Pi Slice, as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and its continuous commitment to dynamically contribute in the development of the MENA region and the improvement of the life of its people. As part of the partnership, Stanton Chase and Pi Slice have launched a ‘lending page’ to encourage the wider community towards micro-lending.  Companies and individuals in the GCC and broader Middle East can view a list of unique micro financed projects and choose to provide support to the project of their choice.

Executive Newswire 6

February 26, 2014
by Milos Tucakovic

Dear readers, Here we are in the new business year. I am sure that enthusiasm is present as well as the wish of all of us for better business results and bigger challenges, and not just surviving in business. We are continuing where we stopped. Our idea is still to promote business of primarily domestic companies and successful businessmen and businesswomen that are everyday proving themselves on the market, regardless of the years of experience.

Half a million manufacturing jobs back to USA since 2010

February 24, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held a Consultative Commission on Industrial Change (CCMI) in Bergamo Italy in February. Stanton Chase International´s Vice President of EMEA Mr Mikael Stelander was invited to share the outcome of the Stanton Chase Industrial study.

CEO Survey 2013 Our Opportunities and Choices

February 13, 2014
by Milos Tucakovic

In line with the last year’s trend to search for the solutions together, this year we decided to continue in a more concrete manner, by grouping questions around certain sectors which we considered the most important for our economy, namely Consumer Products, Agriculture, Industry, Information Technologies and Banking. We asked the questions which we found significant for those industries and we wished to hear the opinion of CEOs in Serbia. With some of them we had consultations even beforehand, so that the Survey could be the true indication of the current situation in our market and of the directions for the future.

"Leadership Challenges in a Changing World" Presented at Kuwait Univ

January 24, 2014
by Panos Manolopoulos

Leadership Challenges in a Changing World” and the “Strategic Transformation of Human Resources Management” were the two topics on which Panos Manolopoulos, Global Vice Chairman of Stanton Chase International and Managing Partner, Middle East, focused during the Distinguished Speaker Series Program hosted on January 21st 2014, by the College of Business Administration, Kuwait University.  The event took place within the context of a partnership between Stanton Chase International and the Global Center for International Exchange in Kuwait, led by Dr. Redha Behbehani, aiming to enhance knowledge exchange among various experts toward the development of better business practices.

Russian CEOs Cautiously Optimistic About Future Growth, Study Says

January 17, 2014

Chief Executive Officers from Russian companies are generally upbeat about the current state of Russia's economy, but a large proportion have only moderate expectations for its future development prospects, a study conducted by executive search firm Stanton Chase International found.

Industrial Sector Facing Leadership Shortage Survey confirms gaps in key leadership areas

November 22, 2013
by Mickey Matthews

The industrial sector around the world is facing a significant leadership shortage. This finding was announced in a paper released this week by Stanton Chase International. It is one of the key findings from a survey of more than 450 senior industrial sector executives carried out over the past summer.

The Real Diversity Challenge: Stay Ahead of Your Competition

November 22, 2013
by Mickey Matthews

There is growing evidence that diversity should be much more to your company than an abstract interest in equity or opportunity. Business globalization and changes in society around the world have resulted in an environment in which the firm that does not address issues of diversity is putting much more at risk than its reputation with women or minorities. Today, the non-diverse firm is probably risking financial and organizational performance and long-term sustainability.

Athletes on the Field and in the Boardroom Conquering the Competition

November 19, 2013
by Mickey Matthews

BlueSteps chats with Mickey Matthews, Vice Chairman - Practice Groups at Stanton Chase International, who was recently published in 101 Great Ways to Compete in Today’s Job Market with more than 30 other successful executives who share their advice and tips on how to compete in today’s job market.

Re-shoring Trend Identified in Global Industrial Sector Over a Third of Survey Respondents Report New Re-shoring Trend

November 19, 2013
by Mickey Matthews

Re-shoring is emerging as new strategic option for many companies in the global industrial sector. This finding was announced in an article released  this week by Stanton Chase International. It is one of the key findings from a survey of more than 450 senior industrial sector executives carried out over the past summer.

Stanton Chase Connects with Russian Business

October 31, 2013
by Panos Manolopoulos

Stanton Chase International established significant new connections with Russia’s business community at its 47th global partner meeting held in Moscow October 9 - 13. Russian business leaders from a range of industries and sectors shared their insights and perspectives on business with 70 Stanton Chase Partners from 34 countries around the world. Meetings also discussed new strategic directions for Stanton Chase and an expansion into the India market.

Stanton Chase's Global Technology Practice Grows 27% Article by Tom Goorman, Global Practice Leader - Technology

August 28, 2013
by Tom Goorman

Technology as a segment of economy is often the first sector impacted by an economic downturn. However, it is also often the first sector of business, which revives, announcing a more prosperous economic climate. The growth of the technology practice with 27% for the first half of 2013 in comparison to the same period for 2012 is stimulating, yet to be put in perspective.

Aerospace and Defense Industry Faces the Best, and Worst of Times

June 28, 2013
by D. Mathew Griswold

Carole Rickard Hedden has been part of the Aerospace & Defense industry since the mid-1980s and serves as a special projects editor and contributor for Aviation Week. Her work focuses on industry awareness, program performance, manufacturing trends, innovation and technology and the workforce that makes it all happen. In the article below, written exclusively for Stanton Chase International, she overviews the A&D global market today and examines what has occurred with regard to the economic realities in today’s Aerospace & Defense industry – the imbalance between opportunity and budget cuts, and what sets aside those who seize this situation to create value.

Ivo A. Hahn: "HR Cost-Rise Will Boost Productivity"

May 27, 2013
by Ivo A. Hahn

“Rising cost of people” and the continuing “war for talent” are currently the two biggest concerns of the Swiss business community in China, as a recent study conducted by SwissCham China brought to light. What are the impact areas? How can companies respond? And, will this trend continue? The Bridge talked to HR professional and head hunter Ivo A. Hahn, Stanton Chase’s CEO for Greater China, who has been at the forefront of top talent sourcing in Asia for more than 30 years, to address the community’s concerns.

Socially Networked Yet? Old Dog, New Tricks

May 27, 2013
by Ivo A. Hahn

“Social networking is the great new wave – ride it or risk losing out big time,” says Ivo Hahn, CEO of Stanton Chase International, Hong Kong, speaking of the increasing impact of social networks on the global job market.

Wayne Mason - Managing Director Financial Services and Insurance

May 14, 2013
by Ivo A. Hahn

Stanton Chase Singapore and Greater China reach groundbreaking agreement to cover regional Financial Services and Insurance (FSI) practice from Hong Kong.

Turkish firms employees 'attract each other' more

May 7, 2013
by George F. Cross

As one of the most rapidly growing countries, Turkey is attracting talented native professionals amid the increasing tendency of Turkish companies to employ native professionals, a prominent executive search consultant says.

Carlos Sezões, Stanton Chase Portugal, awarded with the prize "HR Consultant of the Year"

April 29, 2013
by Panos Manolopoulos

Carlos Sezões, Partner at Stanton Chase International Lisbon office, was distinguished as HR Consultant of the Year in Portugal – in the context of 2013 HR Prizes, organized by RH Magazine (top human capital management magazine) with the objective to recognize and honor the professionals who have distinguished themselves in the different fields of Human Capital Management.

Stanton Chase Enhances International Search Service

April 18, 2013
by Panos Manolopoulos

Stanton Chase International focused on strategic enhancements to its international search and leadership services at its 46th Global Partners’ Meetings held in Istanbul, April 4 – 7. Approximately 70 Stanton Chase Partners from around the world attended the Istanbul meetings. Numerous business and industry leaders from Turkey and Europe also attended, continuing the Stanton Chase practice of working closely with industry leaders to understand their needs.

Stanton Chase Meeting Tackles Global Competitiveness

December 12, 2012
by Panos Manolopoulos

Stanton Chase International reports a very positive response from its 45th global Partner meetings held in Zurich November 14-18. In addition to the regular meetings of global regions and practice groups, international Partners and clients were energized and informed by a remarkable presentation and panel on international competitiveness. Approximately 100 Stanton Chase Partners attended the Zurich meetings.

Stanton Chase Event to Focus on Service and the Global Economic Competitiveness

November 9, 2012
by Lucas Schellenberg

Stanton Chase will focus on service and the global economic competitiveness at its 45th international partners meeting November 14 to 18 in Zurich. The event will bring together executive search consultants from the firm’s 73 worldwide partner offices.

Stanton Chase International Celebrates Olympic Connection

August 9, 2012

As the consultants and staff of Stanton Chase partner offices around the world support the athletes from their own countries and the spirit of friendly competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Stanton Chase International is celebrating the accomplishments the Austrian Men’s 470 Sailing Team, which is sponsored by Stanton Chase Vienna and has succeeded in qualifying for the final medal race.

Global Demand for Senior Executives Still High

July 27, 2012
by KK Kim

Top officials from a leading global search firm said the senior executive consultant market is still high in demand around the world despite the global economic slowdown. Speaking in an interview with The Korea Herald this week, the board members of Stanton Chase International stressed that the senior executive search business has become more challenging to satisfy the clients’ needs.
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Executive Job Outlook in Canada Positive Despite Global Trends, According to BlueSteps

July 23, 2012
by Ward Garven

Releasing the results of their 2012 Mid-Year Executive Outlook Survey, BlueSteps, the executive career management service of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), announced that senior executives in Canada reported, at mid-year, a more positive outlook, for both the executive job market and the general business climate, than executives in any other market.

New Boston Office Expands Stanton Chase Service Offering

May 29, 2012

Stanton Chase International is pleased to announce a new office in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston Advisory Partners is joining Stanton Chase International as its latest global ownership partner.

Stanton Chase Global Meeting Concentrates on Industry Specialization and Client Service

May 4, 2012
by Mickey Matthews

Stanton Chase International reports positive outcomes from its 44th international partners’ meeting held in Chicago April 12-14. Key outcomes included the enhancement of client services in international industries and sectors, increased focus on partner services in executive assessment and Board and CEO search, and expansion into the Boston market. Ninety-three Stanton Chase partners attended, coming from 33 countries in all regions of the world.

Stanton Chase Event Focuses on Service in Key Industries and Sectors

April 4, 2012
by Bernard Layton

Stanton Chase will focus on the needs of key global industries and sectors at its 44th international partners meeting April 12 to 14 in Chicago. The event will bring together executive search consultants from the firm’s 72 worldwide partner offices.

Cross-Border Business Grows Dramatically at Stanton Chase

March 6, 2012
by Ward Garven

Stanton Chase International is announcing a dramatic increase in cross-border client service activity. From 2010 to 2011 Stanton Chase partner offices experienced a 47 per cent increase in business between countries and across different global regions. These searches addressed the leadership needs of clients in a range of industries and sectors.

Made in Greece

February 1, 2012
by Andriana Theodorakopoulou

We all know that Greece entered a deep recession three years ago, from which it is struggling to emerge.

A real effort must be made to remove competitiveness barriers and promote growth and investment, with an emphasis on stimulating export income along with cross sector reforms and a reorientation toward specific export markets. Tourism, energy, manufacturing, retail, and agricultural can generate business revenues of 125 billion Euros and employ 3 million people.
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Leading Korean Executive Search Firm Joins Stanton Chase

January 23, 2012
by Tony Kang

Stanton Chase is pleased to announce the launch of a significant new office in Seoul, Korea. KK Consulting, one of Korea’s most successful and respected executive search service firms, has joined Stanton Chase International as its latest global partner.

Meeting the Needs of Clients Operating in Multiple Markets

October 18, 2011
by Ward Garven

Are you looking for help filling multiple key executive positions scattered around the world? Executive search firms are increasingly being asked to assist in exactly this type of situation, as major industrial and manufacturing firms expand into international markets. Read More

Stanton Chase Athens – Global Office of the Year

June 15, 2011
by Ward Garven

The numerous problems, setbacks and the market decline of the Executive Search sector were seen as a challenge for the Athens office of Stanton Chase International, which was awarded as the Best Office during the global annual conference. Managing Director Harris Pezoulas and Partners Nancy Mathioudaki, Konstantinos Zafiropoulos and Manos Panorios defined the "secret" behind their success in a recent interview with Business Partners, the flagship magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Singapore Expansion Enhances Stanton Chase Service in Asia Pacific

May 19, 2011
by Edwin Yeo

Stanton Chase International is adding another new office to its growing international service offering. An office in Singapore will enhance and complement the services Stanton Chase already provides from its 15 Asia/Pacific offices in Japan, China, India, Australia and New Zealand.

Bulgaria Establishes Professional Association of Search Consultants

May 9, 2011
by Edwin Yeo

The Bulgarian Executive Search Association (BESA), which includes AESC members Boyden and Stanton Chase International, aims to raise the professional level of executive search services in Bulgaria via ethical standards, market research, information campaigns and lobbying for adequate legislation of the industry. Read more

Juan Morales Discusses Stanton Chase International

April 5, 2011
by Juan D. Morales

Juan Morales, Managing Director and the North America Regional Practice Leader for Logistics & Transportation at the Miami office of Stanton Chase International discusses Stanton Chase's expertise and how South Florida's economy is positioned during the economic crisis.

Stanton Chase Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary in Bulgaria

March 15, 2011
by Darina Peneva

This March, Stanton Chase celebrated its fifth year in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian team celebrated its anniversary together with distinguished partners, clients and friends at a cocktail party at the National Archeological Museum in Sofia. The party was attended by 120 guests from all Practice Groups covered by the Bulgarian office of Stanton Chase, including companies such as Abbott, Assarel Medet, Aurubis, Berlin Chemie, Doverie Brico, Emporiki Bank, Enemona, EU Pharmacia, HP, Konica Minolta, KPMG, Medica, Microsoft, Mobiltel, Nokia, Overgas, Piraeus Bank, Raiffeisenbank, Robert Bosch, S&T, Tishman International, UniCredit BulBank and others.

Stanton Chase Completes COO Search for Georgia Ports Authority

March 2, 2011
by Dean Bare

The Atlanta office of Stanton Chase International recently completed a high-profile search for the chief operating officer position of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), an assignment reflecting an ongoing, long-term relationship.

Stanton Chase Service Grows in Russia, Hungary and Belgium

January 18, 2011
by Ward Garven

Stanton Chase International is increasing its global service coverage with the addition of 3 new offices in Europe: Moscow, Budapest and Brussels.

Stanton Chase Strengthens Client Services in London City

June 25, 2010
by Nicholas Wylde

Stanton Chase International is pleased to announce the opening of a London City office that will specialise solely in the international insurance and reinsurance sector. Based in The Minories, the office will be managed by Freddie de Lisle who joins Stanton Chase from Gundersen Partners together with Stuart Prentice, Director; Paul Woodhouse, Director and Shaun McCarthy, Senior Consultant.

Stanton Chase Service Grows in Belgium, Portugal and Qatar

June 10, 2010
by Ward Garven

Stanton Chase International is increasing its global service coverage with the opening of three new offices in Europe and the Middle East. The new offices are located in Brussels, Lisbon and Doha and will meet the executive search needs of corporations in those markets.

Stanton Chase Istanbul Organizes Successful Press Conference

May 15, 2010
by Ward Garven

Stanton Chase Istanbul welcomed members of our Board of Directors for a press conference held at the Swiss Hotel Istanbul on May 13, 2010. Attended by a number of journalists from well-known major newspapers, the conference strengthened our presence in the industry and allowed Board Members to share knowledgeable insight about the Turkish market.

Exclusive Newswire – Regional Newsletter for Middle East – May 2010

May 1, 2010
by Ward Garven

Regional news updates and exclusive articles for Corporate Leaders in the Middle East. Read more

New Stanton Chase Board Focuses on Client Service Priorities

April 28, 2010
by Ward Garven

Stanton Chase International is pleased to announce a new Board of Directors. The board has been selected by Stanton Chase partners from around the world to lead and direct Stanton Chase’s expanding ability to serve international executive search clients.

Stanton Chase Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice Revenues Rise 25%

January 19, 2010
by David Harap

Stanton Chase Global Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice Revenues Rise 25%
North American Practice Group Shows 75% Revenue Increase Alone

Stanton Chase Sponsors New Year’s Reception by the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany

January 7, 2010
by David Harap

Stanton Chase International is a proud supporter of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany’s New Year’s Reception 2010, held at the US Consulate General Hamburg. Read more

GreenTech Alternative Energy Conference 2010

November 1, 2009
by David Harap

Alternative energy conference, sponsored by Stanton Chase, to be held Thursday, November 12, 2009 in Mill Valley, California.

Ivo A. Hahn Shares his Expertise on China's Talent Crunch

October 21, 2009
by Ivo A. Hahn

Ivo A. Hahn, Managing Director for Stanton Chase Greater China, sits down with to converse about the talent crunch in China.

The Bonus Culture Issue at the G-20 Summit

September 23, 2009
by Ivo A. Hahn

Panos Manoloupolos, Managing Partner of the Middle East operations of Stanton Chase International, appears on the UAE's premier talk radio station, Dubai Eye 103.8 FM, to discuss the issue of financial market reform ahead of the G-20 Summit held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 24-25, 2009. mp3 (click here to download)

The Middle East: A Promising Land for Stanton Chase

August 31, 2009
by Ivo A. Hahn

Despite the global recession and economic uncertainty that continues to loom, search-consult magazine reports that Stanton Chase is optimistic about the opportunities that the Middle East holds for executive search. Read more

Executive Newswire - Regional Newsletter for Middle East

July 15, 2009
by Ivo A. Hahn

Welcome to the second issue of our Middle East Newswire! This issue comes at the verge of what seems to be a more optimistic era, as the markets react to the first positive signs, resulting from an international effort to face the economic slowdown. However, all the economies, including the ones in Middle East, still have to work hard in order to face and resolve the deep structural problems that the crisis revealed. Read more

Stanton Chase Continues Global Growth

June 22, 2009

Stanton Chase International is expanding its global presence with three new offices in Africa, Europe, and North America. The new offices are located in Sofia, Lagos and Toronto. This growth reflects the increasing success of Stanton Chase’s partnership-focused approach to executive search at meeting the needs of clients during these challenging economic times.

Managing a Global Business through World Recession

June 9, 2009

Under the theme "A Symphony of Growth in C Major", Stanton Chase International, a top-ten retained executive search firm, recently held its 39th global partners' meeting in Dubai. The meeting focused on managing a global business through world recession and the impact on management talent. In addition, Stanton Chase announced the opening of three new offices, located in Sofia, Bulgaria; Lagos, Nigeria; and Toronto, Canada.

High Five for Stanton Chase Stockholm!

March 15, 2009

After only three years on the Swedish market, Stanton Chase Stockholm is now ranked among the top five executive search firms in Sweden.

The New Reality 2.0: The Downturn and Its Impact on Talent Strategy

March 6, 2009

Last year, we wrote a paper about The New Reality. Simply put, the New Reality characterized the contemporary North American workplace as one with shorter job tenures, changing generational values, a surplus of vacant positions and scarce talent. How has the economic downturn impacted The New Reality? Read more

THIS IS HOW WE SEE IT: Freight Forwarding Talent, A Tough Economy and Beyond

January 31, 2009

The logistics and transportation industry has seen substantial growth, and has been forced to evolve in the process. Customers, manufacturers, and government organizations have all demanded changes of the industry. These demands have increased as the end-users themselves try to become leaner and more competitive.

Clouds Darken Over the Smokestack Sector

January 8, 2009

Bernard Layton, North America Regional Practice Leader - Industrial, offers expert insight into how the economic downturn will affect the Industrial sector. He also explains why the outlook can vary dramatically for companies within the same sub-sector. Read More

Executive Search Consultants - Making the Difference

December 15, 2008

One of the smartest things you can do when a search consultant calls is to answer the phone. Here’s why: Specialized executive search consultants can make your life much easier. They operate as strategic business consultants, professional coaches, career counselors, interviewers, client advocates, negotiators, relocation assistants, and anything and everything required to satisfy the needs of both clients and candidates. Highly-specialized search consultants understand a myriad of functions and how they interconnect. They provide real value to organizations and individuals alike.

Sustainability = People, Planet, Profit

November 15, 2008

With the current economic challenges at hand, it is now more important than ever to look at the long term sustainability of every business enterprise. Accordingly, it is no surprise that the role of Chief Sustainability Officer is the fastest growing new "C" Suite role in global corporations. In fact, the Chief Responsibility Officer magazine survey indicated that 25 percent of Fortune 500 companies expected to appoint a Chief Sustainability Officer as of January 1, 2008.

GreenTech CEO/COO Conference: Alternative Energy in 2009

November 6, 2008

Alternative energy conference, sponsored by Stanton Chase, to be held Tuesday, November 6, 2008 in Mill Valley, California. Read more

Financial Services: Looking for the silver lining

September 15, 2008

Of the six distinct areas that Stanton Chase classifies within Financial Services, three are certainly in distress: Wholesale Banking, Consumer Banking, and Real Estate. Erosion of credit quality, inadequate capitalization, and asset deterioration are the major stresses. Many highly skilled and credentialed employees are tossed onto the job market when organizational failures or mergers disrupt their careers. One of our boutique i-banking clients reported receiving 5-10 resumes a day from global investment bank employees looking for a safer place to work.

Revved Up: Stanton Chase Italy and Ferrari Forge Partnership

September 15, 2008

Stanton Chase Italy has enhanced its position in the Automotive sector. Stanton Chase Italy has been working for the Brembo Group since 1993, and has now been selected by Ferrari as its Partner to help it meet its Executive Search needs.

Stanton Chase International launches new positioning

August 29, 2008

Stanton Chase International has announced a new positioning after a year long development programme involving customer research and internal consultation through a worldwide steering committee led by Nicholas Wylde, Managing Director of the London office.

Retention Starts with Recruiting

August 28, 2008

Emerson Hughes is Managing Director of Stanton Chase International's Montreal office, looks at how the reasons why employees choose and how companies can recruit for the long run. Read more

Burning the Midnight Oil: Recruiting for the Energy Sector

August 21, 2008

Rick Davis, Director and North American Practice Leader - Natural Resources & Energy of Stanton Chase Dallas, comments on how the energy sector is seeking the assistance of recruiters with international expertise and networks to help find the right people in an industry that is lacking available talent to fill positions.

Shortage of Chinese Managers Impact Bottom Line

August 15, 2008

China's economic growth of around 10% during the past ten years has resulted in an acute shortage of talented native PRC Chinese leaders

The North American Energy Industry vs. the “Perfect Storm”

August 15, 2008

Even while U.S. and Canadian energy companies are enjoying significant profits and expansion of their operations, they also face some of the most daunting challenges since the industry’s downturn during the 1980's. The “perfect storm” that looms on the horizon is actually a convergence of a number of different factors:

Stanton Chase Best Practices for Global Search Success

July 15, 2008

Managing Director Nicholas Wylde, of Stanton Chase London, explains why Stanton Chase International is consistently ranked as one of the top ten executive search firms in the world. Read more

Stanton Chase Strengthens its Presence in Austria

June 18, 2008
by Gert Herold

The board of Stanton Chase International are extremely pleased to announce the development of its Vienna office that was unanimously approved at the recent global partners meeting, held in Paris. The Vienna office partnership will include Gert Herold, Heimo Hecht, Alexander Kail and Michael Schaumann. This team has over 50 collective years of experience in executive search and have managed over 700 executive management appointments since 2000 in the practice groups of: industrial, consumer products and services, technology, financial services, logistics and transportation, professional services and government, life sciences and healthcare and education and non-profit.

Stanton Chase Strengthens its Presence in the Midwest of North America

June 15, 2008
by Gert Herold

At the recent global partners meeting held in Paris, Stanton Chase are pleased to announce the realignment of our Chicago office under the leadership of Bernard Layton, Managing Director. He has 21 years of executive search experience with a broad spread of clients particularly in the Industrial, Technology, Consumer and Energy sectors. The new team in Chicago will build an expanded presence in the North Midwest for Stanton Chase. The renewed leadership for this office will solidify Stanton Chase within the region and is an important piece of our continuing strategy to expand within North America.

Can Research Triangle Attain Silicon Valley's Stature?

May 15, 2008
by Gert Herold

Ajit Thampy of Stanton Chase's Research Triangle Park office ponders whether North Carolina's Research Triangle Park (RTP) will one day attain Silicon Valley's level of importance to the economy. Read more

Executive Search Consultants Calls: Benefit or Bother?

April 2, 2008
by Gert Herold

Marjorie Slater, Director with Stanton Chase New York, explains why potential candidates looking to enhance their professional life stand to benefit when answering calls from executive search consultants. Read more

Managing Your Knowledge Base Through the Talent Pipeline

February 4, 2008
by Gert Herold

Steve Watson, International Chairman and Managing Director of Stanton Chase Dallas, explains why a well-defined succession planning process is indispensable to a company's continued success. Read more

California Leads Charge in Energizing CleanTECH Industry

January 31, 2008
by Paul K. Herrerias

The San Francisco Bay Area’s unprecedented research and development infrastructure is throwing its Herculean weight around in the alternative energy world. Powered by 5 world-class research universities (Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCSF, UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz) and 18 national research laboratories and institutes (Lawrence Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, SRI, and EPRI among them), the region’s R&D infrastructure and talented scientists and technologists have enabled the Bay Area to continue its leadership position in science, technology and innovation.

Stanton Chase/Birkman Survey Reveals Talent Shortage Creating Crisis in Workplace

January 16, 2008
by Nicholas Wylde

By 2010 there will be 11.5 million more jobs than workers. It's called the "new reality" and it's happening now as baby boomers retire, leaving a drastically smaller employee pool to fill their jobs. These individuals lack the boomers' skills and experience and bring different work ethics, expectations and loyalties to the workplace.