Monday, June 26, 2017

Having been in the executive and board search industry for more than 40 years, our team at Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) has a broad range of experience in working with clients across industries to identify the right leaders for their environments. But, a true partnership flourishes when both parties are invested in the outcome. While we’re here to guide you through the process, there are several steps that you can take throughout the phases of our engagement to help ensure that you find a leader who will continue to perform well long after their hire.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Couchbase, creator of the world's first Engagement Database, today announced the further strengthening of its executive bench with the appointments of three strategic new hires. Denis Maynard joins as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Scott Anderson as Senior Vice President of Product Management and Business Operations, and Matt McDonough as Vice President of Business Development.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Comcast today announced that David Clark will join the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Advertising. Mr. Clark will report to Marcien Jenckes, President of Advertising, and will oversee the advertising technology businesses at Comcast Cable including Strata and FreeWheel.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) has placed Jeff Wilmont as the new SVP Sales at SmashFly.  The search was led by Adam Fischer, Managing Parter of the firm.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Live is important for Twitter, as evidenced by the large number of deals the company has signed in order to increase the amount of live content on its platform. Towards the same, the company has now announced that it is hiring Todd Swidler as its Global Head of Live Business.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Howard Fischer Associates (HFA) has placed Michael Casey as the new VP Americas at Sedona Systems The search was led by Adam Fischer, Managing Partner of the firm..

Monday, May 22, 2017

WordStream Inc., a leading provider of online advertising software and services, has added some serious horsepower to an already strong executive team. Building atop an exciting start to 2017 and incredible growth, WordStream has tapped former C Space President and COO Howard Kogan to step into the new role of President.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

At Howard Fischer Associates (HFA), we’ve conducted board searches for some of the most highly respected and innovative companies in the country. As a result, we know that adding a new director to a company's board should be treated as a matter of great importance to a company’s future. This sentiment was strongly echoed at our joint event with theBoardlist on March 29 in Boston, “Leveraging Your Board to Strategic Advantage:

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Today, Lunera named Ajay Malik, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to deliver Smart Building Services that are a generation ahead of other “Industrial IoT” solutions. Ajay’s track record of success at revered technology companies, coupled with his proven ability to create lasting impact on foundational industries will drive Lunera to be first-to-market with transformational Smart Building Services.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

I recently had the privilege of attending the Directors Dialogue Dinner, hosted by Drexel University, which brings together more than 200 of Philadelphia’s business leaders. This year’s keynote speaker was Jack Brennan, Lead Independent Director of General Electric Co, Director of LPL Financial Holdings Inc and Guardian Life Insurance Co, and Chairman Emeritus of The Vanguard Group. Jack discussed the importance of corporate governance in a conversation facilitated by Bill McNabb, Chairman and CEO of The Vanguard Group.