JM Search continues to grow and expand with the hiring of new partners and directors
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JM Search, a leading executive search agency, announces the addition of five new seasoned recruitment experts to its growing team. The firm proudly welcomes Jim Ipema, Chris Radigan, Sanjay Sama, Jocelyn Scott and Cathy Sutherland – all of whom have outstanding track records of partnering with clients to identify and recruit the best leaders.
This announcement follows a period of continued rapid growth for the company, which saw a 66% increase in year-over-year growth in the first half of 2022. To keep pace with growing customer demand, JM Search has continued to expand its team of senior executives recruiting experts – growing their team by nearly 25% in the first two quarters of this year alone.
Jim Ipema, Director, and Cathy Sutherland, Director, join the Consumer & Retail Practice team. JM Search has seen a 75% year-on-year increase in new clients within the rapidly expanding consumer and retail practice and continues to see growing demand for key leadership roles in the industry . Ipema joins the business from Slayton Search Partners and has a strong track record of partnering closely with publicly listed companies, backed by private equity and venture capital firms to recruit executives in the retail, direct-to-consumer and food distribution. Sutherland brings over 25 years of executive search experience to JM Search, most recently as Managing Director of ZRG Partners. She focuses on recruiting exceptional leaders for consumer packaged goods organizations, including food and beverage, better-for-health brands, personal care and household products, pets and other sectors. of consumption.
Chris Radigan, Partner, and Sanjay Sama, Partner, join the firm’s dedicated technology practice. Radigan brings a unique blend of experience in the technology and financial services industries and is focused on recruiting C-level executives in the areas of banking, exchanges/clearing, asset management, insurance and financial technology in the areas of products, technology, security and risk management. Sama brings a rare combination of go-to-market leadership roles in the technology industry and successfully executing C-level and other leadership positions in the Fintech, SaaS/Cloud and IT industries. cybersecurity. He will work alongside Radigan to extend the company’s formidable track record serving the technology and fintech sectors and will also co-lead the go-to-market team.
Jocelyn Scott joins as a director to support the healthcare and life sciences industry. Scott brings more than 20 years of experience in specialized pharmaceutical and biotechnology research, clinical drug development and commercialization recruitment. His subject matter expertise spans clinical drug development – from phase one through approval – and all aspects of marketing and commercializing pharmaceuticals and biologics. Scott will focus on continuing to deepen JM Search’s expertise in life sciences, an industry that has grown around 80% year-over-year.
“JM Search continues to be a career destination for top recruiting experts across all major industries. We are extremely proud of the team and culture we have built and are excited to welcome new leaders to team that will have an immediate impact on ensuring exceptional results for our clients,” said JM Search CEO John Marshall.
About JM Search
JM Search (www.jmsearch.com) is a leading executive search firm and a trusted advisor to CEOs, investors and boards of directors in recruiting, evaluating and delivering high-quality leaders. performance and transformational leadership teams. JM Search’s clients include private equity firms and holding companies, venture capital-backed companies, and public companies across North America. Founded in 1980, the JM Search team brings together former operational and financial executives, investors and experienced research professionals with deep sector specialization, functional expertise and proven access to talent spanning multiple industry sectors. With national reach and local market depth, the company’s partner-led approach enables JM Search to deliver exceptional leaders who improve organizational performance and drive shareholder value.