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John Ratliff Joins Slayton Search Partners as Vice President and Principal

John Ratliff

Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is delighted to announce that John Ratliff has joined the company as Vice President and Principal.   John will be focused on supporting Slayton partners with engagements in the industrial and consumer sectors, while also developing and expanding his own client relationships.   John […]


The Rise and Reality of the Counteroffer in Executive Hiring

The last thing a company wants to hear is that one of their company’s key executive leaders is resigning in favor of a better career opportunity. If they’re unprepared, the decision to make a counteroffer might seem like the only option to resolve the situation and the only way to address the woes of a […]


Slayton Search Partners Announces Promotion of Molly Hull

Slayton Search Partners, a globally respected leader in retained executive search, is proud to announce the promotion of Molly Hull to Senior Vice President and Principal.   Molly joined the Slayton team in 2008, progressing through increasing levels of responsibility and consistently demonstrating her ability to understand the industry. Prior to Slayton, Molly worked with […]


The Changing Role of an Insurance Industry CFO: From Accountant to Strategic Consultant

Accounting, budgeting, auditing, taxes and more have always been the traditional building blocks of the finance function. But today’s business landscape is rendering those blocks insufficient to the big picture. These elements are foundational to the health of the enterprise, but the role of the CFO has broadened significantly. Especially in the insurance industry, where […]


Hiring for the C-Suite in a Company Spin-Off

hiring a new c-suite

The phrase “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is being challenged with increasing fervor by some publicly-held companies. In a growing trend, many small to mid-size, publicly-held companies are breaking up/spinning off  into multiple entities, supposedly allowing for greater agility, growth, and shareholder value for their individual lines of business.  Larger, […]