Hanold Associates Completes Friedman Head of HR Search

Hanold Associates recruited Nellie Apostolova as Head of Human Resources for Friedman Operating Group. Ms. Apostolova was formerly Human Resources Business Partner with Target Corporation (TGT). Friedman, a wholly –owned subsidiary of Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX: CSU) acquires, manages and builds software companies in a variety of vertical software markets, enabling them to be clear…

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Hanold Launches Search for Patagonia’s Chief HR Officer

Patagonia, Inc., founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, has scaled the peak of the outdoor apparel and accessories business. The company designs and markets rugged clothing and accessories to mountain climbers, skiers, surfers, as well as other sports enthusiasts and environmentalists who are willing to pay for the Patagonia brand and its environmental ethic. Patagonia…

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4 Ways to Do a Slow Retirement

If you’re thinking of retiring but don’t want to make a complete break from the workforce, you’re not alone. More Americans are transitioning slowly into retirement by working part time, volunteering and more. According to the Merrill Lynch Work in Retirement: Myths and Motivations study, nearly half (47%) of today’s retirees say they either have…

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Electronic Arts Retains Hanold for Global HR Position

Since its founding in 1982, Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) has helped shape the way over 300 million registered players consume and enjoy interactive media. EA develops, markets, publishes and distributes game software content and services that can be played by consumers on a variety of video game machines and electronic devices. Easily recognizable company brands…

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Flextronics Retains Hanold Associates for HR VP Role

Flextronics is one of the world’s leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers offering complete design, engineering, and manufacturing services to aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer digital, industrial, infrastructure, medical, and mobile OEM customers. Hanold Associates has been retained for their Vice President, Talent Management executive search which will be located in the US headquarters in San…

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SC Johnson Retains Hanold Associates for HR Executive Search

SC Johnson has retained Hanold Associates for their newly created position, Head of Global Talent Acquisition. Reporting to the Head of Talent Development, the Head of Global Talent Acquisition will be critical to this people-centric company by participating in the development of recruitment strategies at all levels and programs to support business operations throughout SC…

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Chewy.com Retains Hanold Associates for Multiple HR Positions

With the tag line, ‘where pet lovers shop’ and a motto of delivering pet happiness, Chewy.com takes pet and pet owner satisfaction seriously. As a successful online retailer, Chewy.com ships more than three hundred brands of pet food and products, offering pet owners an easy, fast method of purchasing pet food. Hanold Associates has been…

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What Are Ellison’s First Priorities, Challenges?

As J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s new president, Marvin Ellison will have to hit the ground running to prepare to take over the top post from current CEO Mike Ullman. Ellison, who will join Penney (NYSE: JCP) on Nov. 1, will have nine months at the Plano-based retailer before he assumes the CEO role on Aug.…

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J.C. Penney’s Latest Leadership Hire Faces Major Challenges

Incoming J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison is qualified for the job, analysts say. But his leadership may not be enough to save the struggling department store chain as customers flock to stores with cheaper clothes and cooler cachet. Ellison is a “credible hire,” but J.C. Penney’s structural problems will cause the company to miss the three-year…

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J.C. Penney Names Home Depot Exec CEO

After over a year-long search, J.C. Penney (JCP) named Home Depot executive Marvin Ellison as CEO, the company announced Monday. Ellison takes over from interim CEO Mike Ullman, the company’s former chief executive who agreed to come out of retirement to help the company rebuild itself after CEO Ron Johnson was ousted in April 2013.…

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