29Mar
By: SPMB News On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When SPMB Executive Search earned the #1 spot on Silicon Valley Business Journal’s list of top executive search firms, you might have expected the firm to throw a wild celebration for its dedicated recruiters. But that’s not how the 40 year-old company rolls. As partner Mike Doonan...

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29Mar
By: SPMB News On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Dear Clients & Friends of the Firm, 2016 was another banner year for SPMB! Our clients enjoyed a variety of successes including significant revenue growth, big fundraisings, as well as major liquidity events including IPO’s and massive acquisitions. SPMB was recognized as the #1 search firm in the Bay...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Large corporate enterprises are under enormous pressure from customers and investors to transform themselves into something more interesting and valuable than they are today. Every industry vertical – from retail and telecom to energy and media – is being disintermediated by nimble up-and-comers through the application of new business...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Is there really a way to leave a company without burning a bridge? Of course there is! But many people wind up souring relationships they’ve spent a long time building based on the way they head out the door. Here are five of the subtler (yet all too common)...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

  I see it all the time – senior executives continue to look at landing their next role the same way they would close the sale of a product.The only problem is, a product doesn’t have the emotional baggage that human beings do. And every individual’s history plays into...

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09Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 09, 2016 In: Comments: 0

In my decade-plus in executive search, I’ve always viewed my role in furthering my clients’ success to go way beyond recruiting. Given I speak to thousands of executives each year from every sector and company size, I’m in a particularly unique position to recognize patterns of behavior in the...

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27Oct
By: Mike Doonan On: October 27, 2015 In: Comments: 0
18Jun
By: Mike Doonan On: June 18, 2015 In: Comments: 0

First released on http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/chris-halkyard-joins-rent-the-runway-as-chief-logistics-officer-300100364.html SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 17, 2015) – FinancialForce.com, the leading cloud ERP provider on the Salesforce1 Platform, today announced that Laura Castillo has joined FinancialForce.com as general manager of Human Capital Management (HCM). In her new role, Castillo is responsible for the company’s HCM product...

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03Jun
By: Mike Doonan On: June 03, 2015 In: Comments: 0

First Posted on http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/comcast-hires-nikes-chris-satchell-as-chief-product-officer-1201510690/ June 2, 2015. Chris Satchell is trading running shoes for cable TV, broadband and online video: The former head of Nike’s consumer technology group has joined cable giant Comcast as chief product officer. In the role, Satchell will lead Comcast’s product teams in Philadelphia, Denver...

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