CEO Positions of the Week – 02/18/14
Recent postings of jobs for chief executives from around the country.
February 16 2014 by Ray Palmer
CEO / Tempe, AZ
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for leading the company’s overall strategic direction, profitability, customer acquisition efforts, operations, budgeting process, financial performance and customer service. He/she must drive results and accountability through the executive leadership team and the entire organization.
Defining and communicating the company’s goals, objectives and services.
Continuously driving increases in sales performance, revenue growth and EBITDA.
Evaluating and establishing marketing and sales channels to drive increased profitability and new customer acquisition.
Leading improvement in the strategy, business plan and company performance.
Defining, implementing and maintaining performance metrics to help maintain team accountability.
Leveraging the company’s market leadership and service offerings.
Developing, building, and growing a high performance team for world class execution.
Delivering target results.
A minimum of 20 years of progressive, proven experience, ideally with early career experience in a “blue chip” company and more recent experience in a lower middle market, smaller business or otherwise highly entrepreneurial organization.
Previous tenure as a CEO or President with full P&L responsibility; preference is for a CEO of a private equity backed company that realized a successful exit.
Experience in business services or otherwise relevant industry.
Experience leveraging systems and data to track activity, analyze metrics and drive process improvement.
A proven track record of innovative and creative problem solving success.
A hands-on, collaborative leadership approach.
Strong interpersonal skill set.
An undergraduate degree; MBA preferred.
Source: Job Link
CEO / St. Louis, MO
About the Company: Approaching $1.5 Billion in assets, Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union (ABECU) and its community division American Eagle Credit Union (AECU) is looking for a charismatic leader to continue with the strategic direction of this family oriented, member centric and financially sound institution as their next Chief Executive Officer/President.
Job Requirements: Celebrating its 75th year of success in the industry, this credit union has truly embraced the philosophy of “people helping people”. The retiring CEO and board of directors have led this service focused organization to be one of the most respected credit unions in the industry. The new CEO must have the ability to work collectively with the board of directors and management to continue with the vision and values of the organization to ensure the financial health, outstanding service, and strong community presence. This individual will have a proven track record of success, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a team-oriented approach to management. Five years’ experience at the executive management level and a bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree or additional certifications preferred.
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A private equity-backed provider of electrical products who prefers to remain confidential at this time has retained Sockwell Partners to assist them in their search for a Chief Executive Officer.
Based in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, our client is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad assortment of electrical products including connectors, time switches, wire management products and other related electrical components.
With revenues in the $50-100MM range, the company is poised for significant growth. The company enjoys long-term, mutually beneficial customer relationships, strong brand recognition, and has a record of innovative product development and outstanding customer service and support. These attributes have resulted in a position of market leadership and a 20+ year record of growth. Building upon a solid foundation, the new CEO will lead the company in accelerating growth with a focus in sales and marketing while scaling operations.
Key qualifications include:
-Strong General Management Experience
Experience in sales, operations, and general management with a minimum of five years experience in a senior level management position in a sales oriented company; will have had P/L responsibility and a demonstrated track record of attaining and/or exceeding company growth and profit goals; individuals who have led acquisitions, and/or managed positive business exits in a private equity-backed environment will be advantaged;
-Relevant End Market/Product Experience –
Leadership experience with companies that sell electrical products or products sold through the electrical distributor channel is a plus;
-Organizational Development and Team Building-
A dynamic leader who has built and led high performance teams that have delivered outstanding results;
-Proven Success in Sales Roles –
Candidates should have demonstrated ability to exceed customer expectations while building profitable relationships; possess a sales and
marketing orientation; experience selling and marketing to distributors is preferred;
-Excellent Product Development Skills –
Proven ability to oversee an effective product development process; a track record of identifying market and customer needs and transitioning that knowledge into innovative products and product enhancements;
-High Financial Acumen –
The successful candidate must have a solid working knowledge of accounting and finance as well as a track record of developing and implementing operating metrics, policies, and procedures;
-Strong Work Ethic-
The candidate should be passionate about building an even more successful business enterprise; possess a “hands on” leadership style;
Bachelor degree is required; MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
This is an excellent opportunity with an exciting company with significant opportunities for growth.
Source: Job Link