Jim joined Egret in 2020 following 2 years as a recruiter in the financial industry. Prior to that Jim had a 30-year career in Finance, ultimately as a CFO, on 2 continents for international logistics companies. As a CFO he was responsible for Finance, Admin, HR and IT team recruiting. Jim has a genuine interest in people development and it was a logical progression for him to move into Executive Search.
“During my career I have grown to appreciate those in recruitment who “Get it right,” and see the process as a way of bringing two equally important elements together: the business with a talent need, and the candidate with the skills and resources to bring value to the role.
Jim is working in the lighting industry with manufacturers of lighting fixtures, lamps and ballasts, lighting controls and LEDs; as well as ESCOs, independent rep firms, etc. Jim recruits for a variety of functional disciplines including sales from regional, national and international sales management; calling on specifiers, contractors, builders, national accounts, showrooms, distributors, OEM’s, etc. to VPs of sales, engineering, operations, etc., product management, marketing, design engineers, finance to CFO’s, HR, logistics, and more.
Jim has a BSc in Economics and is a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant).