History of Harvard Group International
Since starting the firm in 1997, Harvard Group International (HGI) has built executive search experience throughout the United States and internationally. We have grown one consultant and one recruiter at a time over the years at a pace that keeps us developing a team of the best and brightest, maintaining strength in every industry, function and level, and serving our clients wherever there is a need for enhanced performance and the most talented individuals.
The firm’s focus since its inception has been to provide in-depth retained professional search and strategic consulting services to the Fortune 500 and middle market manufacturers. Our clients are typically sophisticated users of business services who expect creative, tailored solutions to tough business problems. With thousands of successfully completed assignments, we specialize in succession planning, high impact leadership replacement and key functional line/staff assignments in most industries and functions.
Harvard Group International knows and lives by the fact that “Every Business is a Growth Business…With the Right Leadership”. With this in mind, we focus on attracting professionals with unique technical expertise and skill sets as turnaround agents.
Our Leadership Team
Operating across industry, function and level for clients, Harvard Group International attracts high-performing experts with broad functional and industry expertise. With over 300 years of combined specific executive search experience, Harvard Group International has built a core of tremendous leaders. Each of our Partners and Managing Directors has over 10 years of corporate experience (in fact, more than 2/3 have over 20 years) and come from varied corporate and recruiting backgrounds that provide a strong understanding of business needs and successful talent acquisition operations.
Some of our corporate leadership experience includes:
- CEO/COO, Finance & Operations
- Supply Chain, Merchandising, Marketing & Logistics
- Business Development & Software Development
- Mergers & Acquisition
- Crisis Management
Our Recruiting & Research Professionals
On each and every search, Harvard Group International's Partners and Managing Directors are supported by an industry-leading team of professionals in Research, Recruiting, Technology, Administration and Finance. This team is the focal point of our ability to deliver high performance to our clients. Our results have remained at the highest levels because of our Recruiting & Research Department's incredible execution of our 22-Step Search Process and seasoned experts in executive and professional recruiting.
*Our consultants are supported by an industry leading team of professionals in administration, finance, research and recruiting.
Director, Strategic Operations