BI-MART store
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      Case Study: CEO Succession Search for Bi-Mart by Cowen Partners

      Executive Summary Bi-Mart, a leading employee-owned retailer with over 70 stores and a legacy spanning back to 1955, faced a significant transition challenge with the retirement of its long-serving CEO. Recognizing the need for a strategic approach to find a suitable successor, Bi-Mart enlisted Cowen Partners, a prominent executive search firm. This case study outlines

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      Vicinity Energy
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      CFO Billion+ Energy Provider

      The Need Vicinity Energy, the nation’s largest district energy provider, had just been spun off from Veolia, one of the world’s largest public service providers, and they needed a CFO. Now owned by a French private equity group and with significant financial reporting, acquisitions, and integrations on the horizon, the CFO needed to have significant

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      Ocean Beauty Seafoods
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      Case Study: Executive Recruitment for Ocean Beauty

      Introduction Ocean Beauty Seafoods, recognized as one of the nation’s largest seafood providers, recently expanded its operations with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art processing facility. To manage this critical expansion, Ocean Beauty sought to recruit a highly qualified General Manager capable of steering the new facility towards operational excellence and increased profitability. This case

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      Wall Street
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      Pre IPO Sales, Marketing, and Finance

      The Need Fast growing and privately held Consumer Edge is one of the nation’s leading providers of alternative data to the world’s largest hedge funds and consumer brands. Lead by its CEO and Chief Revenue Officer, the company contacted Cowen Partners to help build out enterprise sales, data partnerships, demand generation marketing, and finance functions.

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      Privately Held Coffee Chain
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      Chief Technology Officer Search & IPO

      The Need The largest privately owned coffee chain in the U.S., owned by TSG Consumer Capital, was rapidly scaling to go public and needed an experienced Chief Technology Officer to modernize the company’s information technology systems, including fulfillment, inventory, POS, app, and drive through systems, with the goal of supporting continued growth. Ultimately, they tasked

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      Performance Management and Business Analytics consultancy
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      Enterprise Sales Leadership Recruiting

      The Need One of the nation’s largest performance management and business analytics consultancies was having trouble identifying, retaining, and recruiting qualified sales leadership. The company had relied unsuccessfully on referrals, job ads, and third-party recruiters for years without success. Experiencing high turnover and declining revenue, eCapital Advisors retained Cowen Partners to recruit a new board

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      Barriers to Inclusive Environments in the Workplace | Top Executive Recruiters | 5-Star Executive Search Firm
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      Inclusive Environments in the Workplace: What Are the Barriers?

      By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Presence of Inclusive Environments in the Workplace Diverse and inclusive environments in the workplace should serve as a sense of normalcy for organizations’ operations. The benefits of establishing a diverse and inclusive workplace should be obvious, and they can include (but

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      When to Hire an Executive Coach | Top Executive Search Firm | Best Executive Recruiters
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      When to Hire an Executive Coach 

      Until recently, corporations hired business coaches as fixers who would come in, help meet a leadership gap or crisis, and then go on their way. But that attitude has changed dramatically within the last decade and a half.  Companies are now more proactive about their leadership needs and the difficulty of upscaling C-level skills to

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      DEI Talent Acquisition Strategies | Diversity Executive Recruiters | Cowen Partners
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      DEI Talent Acquisition Strategies

      Why Are They Essential to Companies’ Sustainability? By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Various studies have consistently shown trends why it is essential for companies to create diverse teams: Companies these days often attribute their success in part to the development of diverse teams. Gender and ethnic

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      What Does a General Counsel Do? - Legal Executive Search Firm - Best Legal Executive Recruiters
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      What Does a General Counsel Do? 

      As the chief law officer in corporations, the Chief Counsel or General Counsel fulfills the role of principal attorney and primary legal adviser to the board and shareholders. While they frequently report directly to the CEO, the General Counsel’s job is to secure the company’s interests and protect it from operational legal risk.  With the

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