It is a true testament to the quality Morgan Samuels provides to our clients to attract an industry veteran like Michael.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2013
Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels today announced a strategic alliance with CapitaPartners. As part of the alliance,Michael Bekins will be joining Morgan Samuels as a Senior Advisor. His focus will be on retained executive search and executive coaching. He will also be heavily involved in the firm’s cross-border searches for clients in Asia-Pacific. Janice DiPietro, President of Morgan Samuels said, “It is a true testament to the quality Morgan Samuels provides to our clients to attract an industry veteran like Michael. He is known as one of the best in our industry in helping clients address the myriad of leadership challenges faced by organizations as they continue to expand and compete in Asia-Pacific. His deep experience adds tremendous value for our clients. We know Michael had a choice to join many leading firms and are thrilled he chose to join Morgan Samuels and are excited to be partnering with CapitaPartners.”
Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent. The company has been in the business of human capital consulting and executive search for over 40 years, and has worked with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to rapid growth, private equity-backed firms. Morgan Samuels has an average close cycle of 76 days, which is best in class for retained executive search firms. The company averages four client interviews per placement, versus the industry standard of 11, and has a 34 percent diversity placement rate, which is triple the industry average.
Mr. Bekins is also the Founder and Managing Director of CapitaPartners, a human capital consulting firm that focuses on succession, executive coaching, and assessment. Morgan Samuels’ strategic partnership with Bekins continues Morgan Samuels’ expansion of its human capital consulting services and the firm’s reach further internationally, given Bekins’ expertise on markets in Asia-Pacific. He has over 25 years experience partnering with global multinationals and emerging companies in the region and around the world. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, London, and Los Angeles. Mr. Bekins has also held long-term assignments in India and Korea. While with Korn/Ferry International, he served as Country Manager for India; Country Manager for Hong Kong; Practice Leader for Technology and Services, Asia Pacific; and Asia Pacific Leader for Global Accounts. He has also served as the firm’s President-Asia Pacific, and President-Europe.
Mr. Bekins holds a Bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He also graduated from the Columbia University Coach Certification Program and is a member of the International Coach Federation. Mr. Bekins said, “Executive Search is a powerful tool to drive immediate and profound change in organizations. Morgan Samuels understands this. They are consummate consultants, totally committed to quality and results. I’m pleased to support in their growth.”
About Morgan Samuels
Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm, providing innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top talent. With a focus on retained executive search, Morgan Samuels partners with clients to co-create the optimal human capital solution to drive future business objectives. Morgan Samuels mitigates risk for clients by being results driven, accountable, and transparent. Since 1969, the Firm has developed a reputation for building strong client relationships and for successfully recruiting exceptional candidates. Morgan Samuels has shifted the paradigm in executive search to unprecedented levels of quality through the use of revolutionary business process techniques based on Lean Six Sigma principles. This strategic and data-oriented approach ensures Morgan Samuels rapidly identifies, recruits, and places the best executive talent in the market for its clients, which include E&J Gallo, Capital One, BAE Systems, Inc, Samsung C&T, Edison International, and many other Fortune 500 companies. Morgan Samuels is a generalist firm, with practice areas across multiple industries, including Healthcare, Technology, Engineering and Construction, Financial Services, Aerospace and Defense, Digital Media, Private Equity, and Consumer Products.
CapitaPartners accelerates the development of global-minded leaders so that they thrive in today's increasingly complex and culturally diverse markets. The firm focuses on the components crucial to building a strong pipeline of executive talent in a changing world: assessment, executive coaching, and succession advisory. Employing an evidence-based approach, consultants build solutions with clear benchmarks and measurable outcomes. With our help, clients place leaders in the right jobs, position them for the future, and unlock their passion for delivering great outcomes.