Our client is a privately held firm with more than 30 offices around the world. The company designs and integrates building systems. The company has evolved from a traditional electrical contractor and is now a leading provider of physical security, infrastructure, transit and smart grid systems. They needed a new Head of Marketing and Communications to manage and execute the firms Marketing and Communications (MARCOM) strategy and execution.

TRANSEARCH International was selected to lead this search because of their 30 years of global retained executive search experience and their continuous working relationship with this client. The new Head of MARCOM will be working alongside the CEO to manage internal and external messaging and outside PR and Advertising partners. New leadership has experience developing communication strategy in the professional services industry with a focus on infrastructure, technology and design. The incoming Head of MARCOM is smart, relentless, passionate and a master of communication.

Within one month of beginning the search, TRANSEARCH formally submitted five excellent candidates. Identifying a personality which would exhibit the greatest culture fit was paramount in pinpointing the best individual for this role. From the slate of candidates, two front-runners emerged. With the finalist who was ultimately selected, the client valued this individual’s insight in all things to do with sustainability, their track record of delivering the three P’s: People, Productivity, and the Planet, and extensive background in strategic brand marketing.