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Permanent Employment Is Toast!
A Lively Discussion of Challenges & Opportunities in Executive Interim Management
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FOR PRESIDENTS, CxOs & SALES LEADERS INTERESTED IN
• The U.S. Executive Shortage
• Interim Compensation
• Case Studies/Results
• Getting Gigs
• & More
PLEASE NOTE - THIS SESSION IS CUSTOMIZED FOR PROFESSIONAL OPERATING EXECUTIVES -- CURRENT & RECENT FORMER PRESIDENTS, CXOS, AND SALES LEADERS. OUR DISCUSSION MAY BE OF LESS INTEREST TO INVESTORS, LENDERS, OWNER/OPERATORS, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS.
About the Discussion Executive Interim Management is a thriving industry in the EU, UK, and APAC. In the U.S., top executive talent is becoming increasingly dear as supply contracts. Simultaneously, employment tenures for executives have shortened, and executive hiring and job hunting cycles have lengthened. A recent study put average CFO tenure at 28 months. Are we moving towards a U.S. employment market in which all operating executives are de facto interims? If so, what opportunities does this trend imply?
This session will present an overview of the U.S. market for executive interim management, examine the industry’s future prospects, and explore the factors underpinning success in serving as an interim. Topics to be covered include:
• What is an interim executive?
• Where do interims fit in the overall U.S. executive labor market?
• Why do companies hire interims?
• Interim Executive v. Permanent Hire – The case to employers.
• Employers’ resistance to interims – fact or fiction?
• Critical Success Factors in client engagement
• Consulting v. Interim Management – what’s the difference?
• Interim opportunities in small caps and family-owned businesses
• Compensation – Is this the smartest way to spend your time?
• What it takes – Working as an Executive Interim
About the Speaker The discussion will be led by Steve Ely, founder of Equity Corps, a start-up MANAGEMENT ON DEMAND firm. Prior to Equity Corps, serving as an independent interim executive, Steve led turn-arounds, expansions, and critical projects on behalf of challenged small-cap companies. Previously, Steve helped turn-around portfolio companies for private equity groups including Bain Capital, Sun Capital & Hoak Capital. Steve began his career in sales in the commercial printing industry in Washington, DC, where he served 10+ years . Steve holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an A.B. in Economics from Bard College. Steve is a DC native and proud father of two sons.
About Equity Corps Equity Corps is a team of Operating Executives who deploy very quickly to serve as Presidents, CFOs, COOs, and Sales Leaders. With records of success in the Fortune 500, private equity portfolio companies, and family owned businesses, Equity Corps Operating Executives are prepared to help small and mid-cap companies bridge leadership transitions, build sustainable growth and restore performance.