Herbert Mines Associates is proud to welcome back Susan Merjos to our firm as Vice President. Ms. Merjos had previously worked at HMA as a Senior Associate from 2000 to 2004.
Following her initial tenure at Herbert Mines Associates, she spent eight years as a Principal and Client Partner at two global, retained search firms, primarily serving clients in the retail, fashion and luxury goods sector. In 2012, Ms. Merjos joined JCPenney to lead the talent acquisition efforts for the design and product development organization, executing over 50 creatively focused searches. She also led executive recruitment and personally executed searches for leadership roles across the company's functional departments with an emphasis on Design, Technology, Finance, Marketing, Merchandising and Human Resources.
During her career, Ms. Merjos has successfully executed a significant number of executive search assignments including C-level and general management roles for publicly traded, privately held and private equity backed companies. She has worked extensively with clients in the luxury, lifestyle and specialty retail sectors, and in addition to her C-Suite recruitment expertise, she has significant depth recruiting functional leaders in Marketing, Merchandising, Design and Product Development.
Ms. Merjos received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She resides in New York City with her family.