Over the past year, TRANSEARCH’s team in the U.S. completed several executive searches to recruit project development leaders for power companies, utilities, development firms, and investor groups.

To better equip executive decision-makers at such organizations, our team decided to share what we observed regarding salary levels. Below, we examined recent salary data for more than 200 power project development leaders.

One day before the Chicago Cubs baseball team defeated the Cleveland Indians to win the World Series, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) hosted its annual SUMMIT conference. With more than 700 professionals attending its nearly 20-year event, the mood was lively and the city’s top HR brainpower was engaged in advancing its know-how and approach to building successful teams.

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Chicago Cubs baseball team defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 of the World Series, en route to a thrilling (and long-awaited) championship title (Go Cubs Go!). Elsewhere that day, the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) hosted its annual SUMMIT conference, assembling top human resource executives from around the city.

Transcript from the BlueSteps #ExecCareer Chat, “Compensation Negotiation” featuring John Ryan from TRANSEARCH USA.

TRANSEARCH was retained by a multi-billion Euro technology organization in Germany to help it hire a CEO for its North American subsidiary. The company has been a leading supplier of equipment, systems, and projects for thermal and solar thermal power applications.

TRANSEARCH International placed Jason Pammler as Vice President of Engineering at Metropolis Investment Holdings. The TRANSEARCH team was led by Chris Swan as the firm’s global practice leader in Construction, Engineering, and Real Estate. Metropolis owns, develops and operates real estate investments in the United States of America.

TRANSEARCH International’s Director of Research, Cristina Franzoni, was invited to participate in an AESC panel discussion about attracting and retaining diverse talent at executive search firms. This panel took place during AESC's Chicago Researchers' & Associates Forum in October 2016. AESC is the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants.

Given Cristina's experience with new hires in the Chicago office, her comments specifically highlighted attracting and retaining millennials and best practices when integrating new junior hires onto project teams. Overall, the AESC Forum focused on many aspects for researchers and recruiters to successfully source and recruit top talent.

TRANSEARCH International placed Dan Reynolds as Executive Vice President for Gilbane, Inc. The TRANSEARCH team was led by Chris Swan as the firm's global practice leader in Construction, Engineering, and Real Estate. Gilbane is one of the largest privately held construction and real estate development firms in the United States.