Board and Executive Placement

Transformational direction for PE-backed companies.

Recruiting the right person for a role takes on fundamental importance when that individual  will be responsible for leading and executing the value creation strategy for your portfolio company.

At Apex Leaders, we leverage over a decade of experience servicing private equity investors to source the most relevant and experienced executives to serve on portfolio company management teams or Board of Directors. Our proprietary research  process and nuanced understanding of investors’ needs has successfully driven leadership recruitment and placement for PE-backed companies across all major sectors, including many niche industries. Whether you’re looking for a CEO with proven skills in a particular sub-sector or architecting an entire Board comprised of of diverse backgrounds and expertise, our experience and client focus will deliver the right talent to augment your management team’s collective experience.

Apex Leaders conducts a rigorous vetting process which not only highlights an executive’s accomplishments, but digs into –

Challenges they've faced and how they handled adversity
Ability to influence others
Required leadership and collaborative skill sets
Committed to your success, Apex Leaders continues vetting and presenting executives until you select the best fit.

We deliver

Executive Candidates

We introduce investors and their management teams to experienced operators and respected former executives who spent their career developing expertise in your industry. These leaders help:
  • Drive value creation
  • Facilitate growth into adjacent
    industry segments, or new
    geographic regions
  • Improve infrastructure capabilities
  • Lend a diverse perspective
  • Navigate regulatory environments
    and approval processes
  • Position the company for sale to a
    strategic buyer

I really appreciated the high level of professionalism experienced throughout this process. Both Apex Leaders and their client were great to work with and fully knowledgeable.

Ron Holt

President and CEO,EFI Global

Apex Leaders is excellent across the board. They’ve found us great advisors in a timely manner, and have kept working through issues once we found a primary operator. We always appreciate the team’s thoroughness and persistence on our behalf.

Sam G. Astor

Partner,Atlas Holdings

Apex Leaders provides us advisors quickly while holding quality to the highest standard, giving us the best opportunity to go after the right deals.

Thomas Shi

Vice President,Flexpoint Ford

Working with Apex Leaders has fundamentally changed how we operate. The people they have working with us are top notch, really outstanding.

Luke Plumpton

Partner,O2 Investments

Today’s market is so competitive, you’ve got to be more than just smart to win. Working with Apex Leaders on a retainer basis gives us the edge on every deal we’re serious about.

Stephen King

Founding Partner,Prairie Capital

One of our firm-wide mantras is that ‘victory belongs to the perseverant’ and the Apex Leaders team has demonstrated that with aplomb! Thanks so much again.

Jason Perri

Partner,American Industrial Partners

Impactful Use Cases

Shifting Strategies with Cardio Medical Device Board Search