AETHOS Consulting Group Acquires Seak Worldwide

AETHOS Consulting Group Acquires Seak Worldwide
AETHOS Consulting Group Acquires Seak Worldwide

March 17, 2023 – To higher work inside a post-pandemic hospitality surroundings that requires new expertise, totally different positions, and general staffing creativity, hospitality advisory and govt search agency AETHOS Consulting Group has acquired Seak Worldwide, a human assets consulting agency with a observe file serving Fortune 500, mid-sized, and household/entrepreneurial firms in industries together with hospitality, retail, manufacturing, shopper items, manufacturing, and monetary providers. Principals Gary Pearl and Deborah Eininger have joined the AETHOS crew and can be accountable for increasing the attain of the AETHOS platform all through North America. Along with govt search, Mr. Pearl and Ms. Eininger convey experience in studying and growth, efficiency administration, teaching, and crew and particular person evaluation.

“I’ve recognized Gary and Deborah for a few years, and we’ve collaborated previously on quite a few engagements,” mentioned Keith Kefgen, managing director of AETHOS. “We stay up for integrating them into the corporate and increasing our consulting choices accordingly.”

Mr. Pearl, founding associate of Seak Worldwide, has 40 years of company and consulting human assets expertise specializing in the implementation of HR methods to help the achievement of enterprise targets. He has accomplished shopper assignments in govt search, organizational planning and growth, design and growth of particular person, crew, and organizational studying methods; efficiency administration / succession planning; and alignment of crew and particular person actions and plans with enterprise priorities.

Beforehand, Mr. Pearl was SVP of HR for a number one producer of family, private care, and do-it-yourself merchandise the place he was accountable for worldwide HR plans and techniques. As a member of the corporate’s administration committee, he was a part of the crew accountable for the merger and integration of Reckitt & Colman and L&F Merchandise, two international shopper items producers. He was additionally a member of the crew spearheading the gross sales course of through the divestiture of L&F by Eastman Kodak. Mr. Pearl is predicated in New Jersey.

Ms. Eininger is a human assets govt with over 30 years of consulting and operational expertise. As a founding associate of Seak, she and her associate created their firm’s mission to offer strategic steering and management for all points of the human useful resource capabilities, which included establishing a imaginative and prescient and path for a full complement of human capital applications, polices, and providers. Ms. Eininger has labored carefully along with her shopper base, in each the private and non-private sectors. Her specialised expertise embody strategic framework analysis, curriculum design particular to the grownup learner, and growth of evaluation applications to handle the wants of the group, in addition to the person.

Previous to Seak, Ms. Eininger introduced over 10 years of generalist HR and employment expertise as a vice chairman of HR within the banking/monetary phase and as director of worldwide group growth for a number one shopper merchandise division of Eastman Kodak.   

Associated: AETHOS Consulting Group Expands to Las Vegas

AETHOS Consulting Group is a human capital advisory agency centered on the hospitality sector, specializing in govt search, compensation consulting, efficiency administration, tradition creation, and organizational effectiveness. The agency is predicated in Boulder, CO, with workplaces in New York, London, Melbourne, Philadelphia, and Dallas.

Latest Growth

AETHOS not too long ago expanded into Las Vegas with Mr. Kefgen transferring from New York to spearhead the brand new location. Mr. Kefgen and the opposite founding companions of AETHOS Consulting Group (Juliette Boone, Andrew Hazelton, Matt Peterson, and Thomas Mielke) have lengthy felt the necessity to develop the corporate’s attain within the gaming trade. “By establishing an area presence in one of many largest gaming markets, we will extra carefully help key gamers because it pertains to their inhouse HR and expertise necessities,” mentioned Mr. Kefgen.

Las Vegas is without doubt one of the largest vacationer locations on this planet, and it’s within the high three locations for enterprise conventions within the U.S. Famend for its many leisure choices, the metropolitan space is dwelling to greater than 2.2 million residents.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor  – Hunt Scanlon Media