While the industrial sector has experienced widespread growth in recent years, the space is ripe for disruption. To set themselves up for success, organizations need leaders who spearhead change and embrace technology to navigate whatever challenges lay ahead.
About the Practice
For more than 50 years, Raines International has been finding the highest caliber talent in the Industrial workforce. In recent years, technological advancements, increased M&A activity, and geopolitical uncertainty have changed the playbook for Industrial companies. While this has created opportunities to evolve, it has also created a tight labor market as many look for future-thinking leaders in the sector. Our Industrial practice team leverages unparalleled search resources, extensive relationships with industry leaders, and a deep understanding of the field to provide clients with talent who is prepared to take on these transformational changes. Our executive search consultants specialize in matching clients with candidates who can not only do the job at hand, but who also will serve as inspiring Difference Makers™ in the company.
Meet the Experts
EXECUTIVEBIZ’S TOP 10 EXECUTIVE RECRUITERS LIST FEATURES RAINES’ PATRICK GRAY, MERCEDES LEGRAND
Patrick Gray and Mercedes LeGrand, managing directors and co-leads of Raines’ Aerospace, Defense and Government Services practice, were both named to ExecutiveBiz’s Top 10 Executive Recruiters list December 2020. This is the first time that ExecutiveBiz has named two recruiters from the same firm to its annual list.
3 TIPS FOR AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE LEADERS ON HOW TO STAY AHEAD IN 2021
As with every industry, the COVID-19 pandemic and related shutdowns forced Aerospace & Defense companies to quickly adjust and adapt. In a survey of more than 30 A&D company executives in the weeks following the outbreak of the pandemic, the three largest pain points were reassessing supply chains (65%), rebalancing capital (68%) and accelerating digital initiatives (60%). And while executives are indeed reeling from 2020’s turmoil, for most, the year ended in a much stronger position than expected.