Great Leaders are Hard to Come By

Unless you know how to find them.

Successful executive search and placement is not about the numbers. It’s about the quality of the candidates and making the best use of your time. Finding that perfect, high-caliber executive talent will create a lasting impact on your entire organization.

Executive search and placement is always a long game. Your next great leader has to be just right for your business now and into the future. They should embrace your company vision, align with your culture and promote your long-term goals. They need to possess the dexterity to grow with your business, offer fresh thinking and innovative strategies, and deliver a return on your investment.

Since 1984, O’Connor O’Connor Lordi has gained vast experience and built a stellar track record of attracting top talent. Yet, we’ve remained lean and nimble enough to treat every client like family. Our executive searches are performed 100% in-house by an expert staff focused solely on your organization. We bring great scrutiny to pre-qualifying candidates, ensuring that each recommendation fits your immediate need and vision of the future. And, we can help your organization build pipelines of leadership talent to fill key growth roles and support succession planning initiatives.

Our no-outsourcing policy enables us to maintain a consistent level of diligence and customer service.

Executive Search Integrity


Integrity drives the process of engagement. We maintain transparent and reliable communication about our executive search process and the pool of candidates we provide. We’re never more than an e-mail or phone call away.

Executive Search Accountability


Accountability guarantees active engagement in the entire recruiting process. Each Engagement Manager is responsible for their client’s satisfaction, as well as the interests and experience of each candidate.

Executive Search Precision


Precision research and focused attention for each client ensures “the right fit.” We seek to fully understand a company’s internal culture, their industry, and the specific role a candidate must fill before beginning the search.

O’Connor O’Connor Lordi has successfully placed executive leadership talent in the following industries:

  • Industrial/Manufacturing
  • Chemicals
  • Materials (Steel, Aluminum, Plastics, Rubber, Coal, Special Metals)
  • Consumer Goods (Durables, Packaged Goods)
  • Medical Device
  • Financial Services (Banking, Mortgage)
  • Higher Education
  • Healthcare (Hospital, Technology, Health Insurance)
  • Technology
  • Non-Profit/Associations

Why Retain an Executive Search Firm?

Hiring an executive search firm is no easy decision. But, hiring the right one will make your life a lot easier.

The right firm will help close the gap between your immediate needs and long-term objectives. Well-established search firms have access to a far wider pool of candidates through previous relationships and building a network of pre-qualified talent. They bring a sense of urgency combined with robust tools and proven tactics to keep your immediate opening from becoming a long-term liability. A proven executive search firm also oversees and manages the entire hiring process to allow their clients to focus on their day-to-day operations with the confidence that their needs are being faithfully represented.

As a fully retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting leadership talent, our Engagement Managers are accountable from project inception to closure. By combining experience and innovation with precision research and focused attention, we’ll ensure “the right fit” for your organization.

Our team routinely conducts executive searches for:

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer
General Manager
Vice President, Operations
Vice President, Quality
Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Vice President, Procurement
Senior Vice President, Branch Operations
Director, North American Distribution
Director, Global Logistics and Transportation
Senior Director, Purchasing
Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing
Plant Manager
Manufacturing Manager

Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Controller
Director, Financial Accounting
Finance Director
Vice President, Global Tax
Director, Tax

Chief Marketing Officer
Vice President, Partner Relationships
Director of Marketing, Construction Chemicals
Senior Director, North American Sales
Vice President, Commercial
Vice President, Marketing
Business Development Manager, Automotive
Director, Business Development
Senior Vice President, Sales
Global Market Segment Manager
Sales Manager, North America Personal Care
Business Development Director, Life Science
Director of Business Development, Additive Manufacturing
Strategic Market Manager, Fabric Care
Director, Business Development
Vice President, Consumerism & Retail Sales

Chief Human Resources Officer
Vice President, Human Resources
Director, Human Resources
Vice President, Total Rewards
Senior Director, Compensation
Director, Talent Acquisition
Senior Director, Talent Management
Senior Director, Human
Resources Business Partner
Director, Benefits
Manager, Employee Labor Relations
Manager, Industrial Relations

At O’Connor O’Connor Lordi, we take executive search very seriously.

We share a vested interest in the success of your business.