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Stanton Chase Names New Global Leader for Engineering and Construction

Stanton Chase Names New Global Leader for Engineering and Construction

June 2020


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MD Ken Nimitz brings decades of industry expertise to the role

Stanton Chase is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Nimitz, Managing Director of Stanton Chase’s Nashville office, as Global Sector Leader for Engineering and Construction.

The announcement was made by Managing Partner Flemming Riber, Vice Chair of Practice Groups at Stanton Chase, a global retained executive search firm with more than 70 offices in 45 countries.

“I am pleased to announce that Ken Nimitz will be serving as Global Sector Leader for Engineering and Construction,” Riber says. “Ken’s in-depth experience as a management representative across industries and as an independent director gives him an insider’s perspective of both sides of the boardroom table, which will be invaluable to leaders worldwide.”

With an extensive industry-based background combined with technical and strategic experience, Ken specializes in highly collaborative search efforts, partnering with hiring managers and acting as an extension of their organization. His search portfolio comprises projects for publicly traded companies and PE-owned firms across industry segments such as manufacturing, automotive, industrial/civil construction, energy, technology/software, aerospace and defense, and supply chain/logistics. Ken’s forte as a search professional is his ability to assess organizational strategic requirements while identifying top-to-bottom leadership needs and cultural fit.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Ken enjoyed a 25-year career across Global Fortune 500 corporate roles as well as positions in start-up companies. Ken received his bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

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