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What does a better search experience look like? Hear from Steve Mader.

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Steve Mader

Strategic Partner, Board Services

Years in Executive Search: 30+ years of experience in executive leadership and corporate governance.

Functions Served: As a strategic partner to more than 100 boards and CEOs, he has facilitated board assessments and 350+ new director appointments and CEO succession projects.

Organization Types Served: His clients have crossed all industries and markets, from Analog Devices to Ford Motor Company, from Flir Systems to Owens Corning and Dominos, from Alexion to Kaiser Health and Ryder Systems.

Background:

Named one of the 100 most influential executives in the U.S. for corporate governance eight times by the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Served for 10 years as vice chairman and managing director for board services at Korn Ferry. As vice chairman, he led the practice, facilitating clients’ board of director processes, director recruitment and selection, and CEO advisement and succession. His decade of service took place during a time of unmatched turbulence and aggressive evolution within corporate boards.

Served as CEO of executive search firm CTPartners. During his six-year tenure, the firm self-funded 30-times growth with international offices and eight domestic operations, becoming the tenth largest in the field.

Holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Northeastern University.

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WHAT I’VE LEARNED AS A FIRST-TIME BOARD MEMBER

WHAT I’VE LEARNED AS A FIRST-TIME BOARD MEMBER

After a Year on EMCORE’s Board, Bruce Grooms Offers Advice to Freshmen Appointees   With over 30 years of executive leadership experience, Bruce Grooms understands how to build, transform and manage complex organizations. As a highly decorated career submarine...

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT: MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS – BOARD OF DIRECTOR

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT: MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS – BOARD OF DIRECTOR

David Floyd elected to Merit Board of Directors    June 5, 2020 -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in...

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENTS: AECOM – BOARD DIRECTORS

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENTS: AECOM – BOARD DIRECTORS

Two new directors appointed to AECOM Board  January 14, 2019 -- AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a Fortune 500 premier infrastructure firm, announced the appointment of Robert G. Card and Jacqueline C. Hinman to the AECOM Board of Directors. Both new board members have experience...

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GRATITUDE TO THE ON COMMUNITY OF LEADERS IN 2020

On this Thanksgiving, we are grateful for our community of values-driven organizations and leaders, who have taken extraordinary measures in 2020 to support others   Connect With ON   November 24, 2020 - From product, service and time contributions to...

THE EVOLVING PRIVATE EQUITY RECRUITING MARKET

Published in Hunt Scanlon Media's Private Equity Recruiting Report 2020. Jeff Hocking is a partner at ON Partners with over 20 years of search experience. Previously head of the North American technology practice at Korn Ferry, he serves private equity and major...

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SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT: NEW WAVE DV – PRESIDENT

New Wave Design and Verification Appoints New President Connect With ON  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Wave Design and Verification (New Wave DV), a leading provider of high-performance digital electronic interface solutions for the Defense/Aerospace market, is proud to...

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT: SOLARWINDS- VP, NORTH AMERICAN SALES

SolarWinds Appoints Jared Thomas to Vice President, North American Sales Connect With ON  SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, has appointed Jared Thomas to Vice President, North American Sales. Jared Thomas...

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