Horton International-North America Announces Joshua Hollander as President and CEO

Feb 04, 2016
Joshua HollanderWest Hartford, CT (February 2, 2016) — Horton International-North America, a principal partner of Horton Group International Limited, a global retained executive search and leadership talent advisory firm, announced today that Joshua Hollander is the company’s new President and CEO. Hollander assumes the top post from Managing Partners Larry Brown and Bob Gilchrist. Brown and Gilchrist will remain with the firm focusing on driving business development, executing key search assignments and maintaining the company’s standards for performance excellence. 

Horton International-North America is a boutique firm with a strong international footprint specializing in securing leadership talent that drives top-line growth, increases profitability, and builds a nurturing workplace. The company goes a step further by providing clients with the resources and advice they need to develop their long-term talent management strategy and assemble vibrant, sustainable leadership teams. The global firm has 40 offices located throughout the world. Mr. Hollander will focus on strengthening the brand and growing the footprint of the company in the U.S. and Canada. 

“Horton International has a stellar reputation in the industry and I look forward to rapidly building on the company’s current platform.  Our goal is to expand Horton International-North America by adding new team members in key geographic and industry hubs and expanding the range of our advisory services. This will enable us to provide our clients with the resources they need to win the war for top talent,” says Hollander. “I’m looking forward to working with our current North American team as well as our global partners.” 

Hollander has an extensive background in sales and marketing leadership, business optimization and organizational transformation in start-up, small, medium and large corporate environments with significant cross-border experience. Throughout his career he has leveraged those core competencies to increase productivity, exceed sales expectations and develop efficient and effective workflow processes ultimately leading to significant top and bottom line growth. 
“Josh has a proven dedication to serving his clients, stakeholders and community and will bring those qualities with him to his new role as President and CEO of Horton International-North America.“, says Larry Brown. “Bob Gilchrist and I are thrilled to support him in implementing his vision for the company’s next phase of growth and success.” 

Hollander resides in West Hartford, CT with his wife and three children. He is a graduate of Williams College and his career includes stints at Morgan Stanley in the Mergers & Acquisitions group, a Warburg Pincus and Softbank Ventures-funded startup sold to Mellon Financial, SS&C Technologies and a large regional correspondent lender. He is currently Vice Chairman and Secretary of the Board of Trustees for Hebrew Health Care, Inc.

Horton International was founded in 1978 in Avon, Connecticut, U.S., by Robert Horton. In the 1980s, the firm began its international expansion into Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and the Americas. Horton Group International Limited (HGIL), now a UK-based holding company, continues to serve as the governing body for the firm, establishing global policies, procedures and guidelines for all international operations.

For more information about Horton International-North America visit www.horton-usa.com.


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