Our dedicated focus on solving leadership needs through board director, senior level executive search, talent benchmarking, and CEO/C-Suite succession planning enables us to have a unique perspective relative to the dynamic marketplace realities facing our clients and the diverse and evolving talent landscape. We are valued for the trusted relationships we have with executives known for their inspiring leadership and impactful performances, which enables us to bring insightful knowledge and unparalleled access to our clients as we immerse ourselves in their strategic agenda and cultural requirements. Each project we embark on is managed by proven search professionals selected for their unique industry and functional expertise.
For 45 years, Herbert Mines Associates has operated as a trusted adviser and strategic partner working with clients to evolve, upgrade and facilitate their senior-level talent agendas. We have a long history of advising private equity investors on executive talent within their portfolio companies and potential acquisitions. We have partnered with 186 private equity firms to recruit leaders whose skills align with the sponsor’s growth and exit strategy.
For over 44 years, Herbert Mines Associates has been dedicated to finding leaders with the passion and vision to lead the future of retail. As the omnichannel landscape continues to evolve and demand adaptive strategy, progressive executive talent is more important than ever. We have built an unparalleled network of top executives and pride ourselves on our relationships with the emerging, next-gen leaders in retail.
We are seeing an explosion of consumers looking to invest in their beauty, personal health, and wellness. Winning companies with organizational purpose, consumer-centric brands, and innovative products are attracting significant interest from private equity. Herbert Mines Associates is a trusted partner in identifying talent with the authenticity and acumen to serve this emerging consumer and deliver rapid, durable growth for beauty, health, and wellness businesses.
Covid fundamentally changed the landscape of the grocery sector, presenting new opportunities to build deep engagement with consumers while demanding greater efficiency and excellence in operations. Leading grocery and consumables brands and companies partner with Herbert Mines Associates for access to visionary talent with the breadth and experience necessary to harness technology, foster innovation, and drive growth in this fast-moving sector.
We are a strategic advisor to home and consumer durables businesses looking to unlock growth. Building operational and supply-chain efficiency while meeting high consumer demand with the right products could not be more important for home and consumer durables companies. We bring deep connections to talent with the vision, strategic agility, penchant for innovation, and customer centric experience to drive profitable growth.
Value alignment could not be more important for successful executives in sustainability and purpose driven businesses. Our searches are built on a deep alignment process and environmental assessment that equip us to find executives who can authentically walk the walk of our partners’ respective missions. We are proud to serve as brand ambassadors and business advocates to sustainability and purpose-driven brands and companies.
The need for best-in-class talent in the highly competitive restaurant, leisure, and hospitality sectors has never been more critical. The demand for executive leadership with both instinctive customer-centricity and commercial sensibility makes executive search partnerships crucial to corporate strategy. We are proud to partner with the leading restaurant, leisure, and hospitality brands to find the innovators who will shape these industries going forward.
Consumer services business today have unique growth opportunities at their fingertips. Herbert Mines Associates is a trusted partner to service driven companies looking to identify and attract executive talent who can unlock growth and capitalize on today’s high demand for quality services and customer centric experiences. We help clients build top notch teams across the C-Suite that understand consumer needs intuitively and drive growth through innovation.
As a trusted partner to trailblazing digitally led companies from direct-to-consumer brands to omni-channel retailers, we are thought-leaders bringing our clients a cutting-edge perspective. We also advise traditional brands on executive talent to help them evolve in a rapidly changing market, from helping them expand their digital presence to integrating new technology-enabled customer experiences.
As this issue’s trivia question, what soft drink’s recipe once included a mood-stabilizing drug? Note this is not the cocaine in Coca-Cola’s original formula.
Kenvue went public with a valuation of $42 billion. It is the $15 billion consumer health spinoff from J&J, who owns 91% of shares.
Maria Dempsey joined Love Wellness as CEO. She was at Nest Fragrances, Clarins, Kao, and Lancôme.
PepsiCo has redesigned the Pepsi logo for the first time in 15 years. It will be bolder and all caps, with a black color supposedly tying to a focus on no sugar products. It will launch for Pepsi’s 125th birthday this fall.
L Catterton made a growth investment in DIBS Beauty. The DTC color cosmetics brand launched in 2021.
April Fool’s Day occurred since the last Biz Buzz issue. Our second favorite spoof was by Smithfield Meats, who announced the launch of bacon-scented dryer sheets.
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