ON Partners Named to 2023 Private Equity Recruiting Power 100

May 18, 2022

ON Partners is named, for the fourth consecutive year, to Hunt Scanlon’s annual roundup of the 100 most prominent executive search firms serving the private and growth equity sector

Updated June 10, 2023 ON Partners, the pure-play retained executive search firm is proud to be named to the 2023 Private Equity Recruiting Power 100 list, for the fourth consecutive year, by market research firm Hunt Scanlon.  The list encompasses the nation’s leading executive search firms driving leadership results in the private equity sector.

In the last year, ON’s experienced consultants have placed a diverse group of C-level executives and board members at a wide range of PE and growth-backed organizations, including Carlyle, Francisco Partners, Vista Equity, Incline, JMI, and more. ON released the 2022 Private and Growth Equity Executive Talent Report, highlighting & celebrating a sample of the PE & growth funds, portfolio companies, and individual executives we collaborated with over the last year.

“The year 2022 represented a major period of expansion and growth for ON Partners, with demand for C-level and board executives across several sectors including health & wellness, consumer, sustainability and clean tech, and private equity,” noted Matt Mooney, co-president of ON Partners. “The executive shifts we’re making illustrate our commitment to building the most innovative and disruptive pure-play retained executive search firm in the industry.”

Recent C-level appointments for portfolio companies include Niche, WellnessLivingSeeq CorporationVenaTrellixCooper Machinery ServicesLittle Giant Ladder Systems, and more.

“After a strong 2022, we’ve built momentum going into the new year and the new leadership team has already been hard at work,” noted Tim Conti, co-president of ON Partners. “We’re excited about expanding our work into growth markets and continuing to deliver a premiere executive search experience for our ON community, and we’ve never been better positioned to do that.”

In case you missed it, ON Partners, in collaboration with Hunt Scanlon sponsored a live interactive webinar, discussing the rise of the operating partner in private equity with Anna Tye from Carlyle, Ed Richards from Marlin Equity Partners, Steven Berman from Accel-KKR, and Ryan Greene from Francisco Partners. The session was moderated by Tindall Hein and Jeff Hocking from ON Partners.

The webinar examined how PE firms are viewing the importance of the Operating Partner role, how it has shifted over the years, and the impact the role has on portfolio companies’ success.

As the firm grew it also was recognized with prominent industry accolades and awards. In May 2023, ON Partners announced the company is No. 22 on Forbes’ “America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms” List.  The list is a prestigious ranking based on survey responses from more than 5,200 external recruiters, HR or hiring managers, and executive job seekers with recent experience working with a recruiting firm.

“ON Partners’ recognition with Forbes list proves that not only are we delivering in our commitment towards innovation and impact, but that our work is being acknowledged within the industry amongst our influential executive peers,” said Tim Conti, Co-President of ON Partners.  “ON Partners continues to rise in this ranking each year and prioritize our efforts towards the overall executive search experience, which is why we’ve consistently received a 4.9 out of 5.0-star experience rating from clients and executive placements over the last two years.”

Also, for the ninth time, ON Partners was named to Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. The firm was also ranked number 11 on the list of America’s Top 49 Retained Executive Search firms from C-Suite CV Secure, Inc., a resume-sharing and tracking technology company for C-Suite executives.

In addition, ON Partners was named once again to Hunt Scanlon’s CleanTech/Sustainability Top 25, HR/Diversity Recruiting Power 65, and Life Sciences & Healthcare Power 50 lists.

View more recent executive search appointments by ON Partners in the private and growth equity space.

About ON Partners

Since 2006, ON Partners is the only pure-play executive search firm building diverse C-level and board leadership teams. We rebuilt the institution of executive search for the way you work. Our approach includes present partners who engage with their clients from the first brief to the final decision, individually crafted solutions that are unique to each client, and an easier experience all around. Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms and to the Inc. 500/5000 Lists nine times, ON Partners is consistently ranked among the top 20 retained executive search firms in the U.S.

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