Signium USA

Bringing client focused Executive Search and Talent & Leadership Consulting to your business.

Nancy Brereton

Consultant Advisor


Mobile|813.230.4280
nancy.brereton@signiumusa.com


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Mark Fogel

Managing Director


Mobile| 516.380.0416
Office | 516.203.7233

mark.fogel@signiumusa.com


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Jim Herget is a Senior Advisor to Signium USA and based in Cleveland, OH. He has conducted senior level executive search assignments for almost forty years. He has worked closely with the top management teams of large, medium, and small public and private industrial companies in the U.S.A. and Europe to build out and develop their senior executive ranks. He also has done significant assignments in the financial realm with banks, insurance companies, and wealth advisory firms.

Jim started his business career in 1967 joining Xerox Corporation in Cleveland. He progressed on a fast track career which stationed him in three cities – Cleveland, Ohio; Washington, DC; and Rochester, New York. He gained broad experience in a wide array of assignments concerned with sales, sales management, product development/launch, major account consulting services, information systems, financial control, and program management. In his final role at Xerox, Jim reported to the Vice President of Marketing and coordinated the human and financial resources within a $40 million marketing department for a $4 billion division.

Jim returned home to Cleveland in 1980 and progressed through significant responsibilities with three of the top five global executive search firms. He was a Principal with Spencer Stuart, Managing Director with Korn/Ferry International, and Senior Partner/Practice Leader with Lamalie/Amrop. He has been working as a senior advisor  to an array of clients since 1997.

Jim is active in civic and community endeavors. The Cleveland Jaycees chose Jim as one of “Ten Outstanding Young Men of Cleveland” in 1969 and 1970. He is the recipient of two Keys to the City of Cleveland and Regional Finalist for the White House Fellows. He continues to serve the community through Pro-Bono consulting to various secondary schools in the Cleveland area.

Jim is a native Clevelander, a 1966 graduate of Holy Cross College, and a 1969 M.B.A. graduate of Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business.  Jim is married to Dr. Pamela Davis, Dean of Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and has two daughters, both recent Cornell graduates, living in NYC.

Merrill Mahoney is a Partner of Signinum USA based in the Boston area. She is a business professional with over 25 years of diverse experience in public and privately held organizations spanning the distribution, manufacturing, supply chain, and the financial services industries.

As a Partner at Resource Management of Boston, a consulting firm providing talent assessment, leadership development and employee engagement, Merrill’s focus was on helping companies maximize their return on their biggest investment, their people. Her expertise lies in applying data on people to solving business problems, maximizing performance and productivity.

Previous to that, she held the position of Vice President of Operations for Sager Electronics, accountable for operational performance and the management and alignment of the company’s state-of-the art distribution network. Delivering innovative business solutions and operational excellence, she has a successful track record of sustainable business results and leadership in the industry. As part of the Executive Management Team at Sager, Merrill helped grow the 125 year old family owned company to world-class levels, both organically and through numerous acquisitions, ultimately positioning it for sale to TTI Inc., a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family.

Merrill’s career spans over 25 years with Sager, holding leadership positions in nearly every core business discipline in the company such as sales, distribution, purchasing, marketing communications, human resources and training.

Merrill holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. She is active in her community volunteering in support of youth sports programs and participating in local fundraising events.

Kelly Ann Worthington

Office Manager
Project Coordinator


Office | 440.745.3195
Mobile| 440.346.6003
kelly.worthington@signiumusa.com


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Gabrielle Jenkins, Partner, is a business professional with 25 years of diverse experience in Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial environments in public and privately held organizations spanning the manufacturing, biotech, retail, supply chain, and financial services industries.

As a Managing Partner at Resource Management of  Boston, a consulting firm providing talent assessment, leadership development and employee engagement, her focus was on helping companies maximize their return on their biggest investment, their people. Her expertise lies in applying data on people to solving business problems, maximizing performance and productivity.

For 9 years, Gabrielle served as member of the Senior Management team of a privately held wholesale distributor, subsequently acquired by Berkshire Hathaway. During her tenure, the company’s revenue size grew from $90 million to $380 million with a growth in employment of 225 to over 600. Her expertise is in leadership growth and maximizing employee ROI.

Gabrielle spent the initial portion of her career as an HR Professional leading recruitment, compensation, training and organizational development programs for a number of growing firms. She lead, developed and implemented programs focused on Talent Management, Salesforce Effectiveness and Leadership Development which resulted in significant growth in sales, productivity and profitability.

She is a graduate of Lehigh University and a Certified Professional Behavior, Values and Attributes Analyst. She has lead lectures in a variety of public forums including the Association for Corporate Growth, Technology Capital Network at MIT, and the BIO Conference.

Merrill Mahoney

Partner


Mobile| 339.933.0418

merrill.mahoney@signiumusa.com


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Mark Fogel is a Managing Director of Signium USA based in the New York City metro area. Mark brings a 30 year career in Global Human Resources, Leadership and Organizational Development to Signium USA’s executive search practice and adds human capital consulting and executive coaching capabilities to the firm’s practice as well. Mark is a nationally recognized Human Resources Thought Leader and Speaker with multiple national awards of distinction including The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Human Capital Leader of the year in 2007 and HR Executive Magazines Honor Roll recipient in 2010. His teams have garnered several national and regional awards for employee engagement, wellness and best practices.

Mark provides unique insight to every project having spent over a dozen years as a human resources insider leading Human Capital as the Chief Human Resources Officer at Leviton Manufacturing, Marcum, and Success Academy Charter Schools. His earlier experience, directing a talent practice at a division of The Limited Inc., adds to his dynamic background of identifying and growing talent as a competitive advantage.

Mark’s diverse experience includes:  Building a global human resources function across five continents, multiple M&A engagements, high volume executive recruiting, and enterprise wide performance management and organizational development projects.

Additionally, Mark is a Senior Adjunct Professor in the M.B.A. program at Adelphi University’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.

Mark resides with his wife in Jericho, NY, a short drive from midtown Manhattan.

Larry Murray

Partner


Office | 440.745.6768
Mobile| 216.577.0691
larry.murray@signiumusa.com


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Jim Herget

Senior Consultant Advisor


Mobile|216.906.4415
jim.herget@signiumusa.com


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Gabrielle Jenkins

Partner


Mobile| 781.258.8042

gabrielle.jenkins@signiumusa.com


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Glenn Anderson is the Managing Partner of Signium USA  based near Cleveland, Ohio. His executive search experience focuses on finding C-Suite and senior executives for the industrial and financial service sectors. In addition to his work with publicly traded companies, Glenn has also been instrumental adding significant talent to the management teams of small to mid-sized privately-held and private equity-backed businesses. Experienced in international assignments, he was named by BusinessWeek in 2008 as one of the top 150 most influential headhunters in the world.

Prior to starting Signium USA, Glenn has practiced executive search for 20+ years as a Partner at large and boutique retained executive search firms.  He has twice served on the Global Board of Directors of Signium. and also been Director of the America’s Region for the firm.  He is on the Americas Council of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), and has also led Signium’s Global Industrial Practice Group. In 2012, he received Signium's highest recognition, the Chairman's Award, for his dedication and contributions. Prior to entering executive search in 1995, he was the president of a an industrial manufacturing company.  He started his career with KPMG consulting in human resources, benefits, and compensation.  He is a frequent speaker on leadership and executive recruiting at various industry forums.

A native of Northeast Ohio, Glenn has served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Historical Society and served on the Weatherhead School of Management Alumni Advisory Council. He holds a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from The Weatherhead School of Management. Glenn and his wife live in Northeastern Ohio.  They have two grown children.

Larry Murray is a Partner of Signium USA based near Cleveland, Ohio. To executive search, strategic planning, and market development, Larry Murray brings a 30 year career in international general management, sales, marketing, and technical product management.  Educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School, he lived abroad at an early age and speaks French and Spanish fluently. 

Larry’s experience includes:

  • building export sales for a leading US based manufacturer of specialty workholding, fasteners, precision mechanical and hydraulic products serving metalworking, automotive, aerospace, rail, construction, medical equipment, etc.
  • licensing technology, dual branding and private label strategies in exporting and importing
  • creating country strategies, staffing and managing successful trading subsidiaries in Shanghai and Mumbai
  • planning and managing booths at major trade exhibitions in USA, China, India, Japan, Mexico, Germany, UK…
  • general management at an industrial chemical manufacturer, organic and inorganic specialties for diverse applications: surface treatment, coatings, metal finishing, glass and fiberglass manufacturing, catalysts, oilfield, aircraft maintenance…
  • credit analysis, approval and sales activities as lending officer with a major New York bank


Larry and his wife live in Northeastern Ohio.  Their three daughters have graduated from top universities and work in Boston and Washington DC.

Nancy Brereton has more than 15 years experience in retained executive search. An expert in recruiting high level executives for organizations ranging from Fortune 100 to privately held to not-for-profits. Her broad global industry experience includes professional services and management-consulting firms, financial services, banking, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, industrial, aerospace and not-for-profits.

Nancy’s career began with Meridian Partners - Signium, a global boutique executive search firm. Prior to joining Signium USA, Nancy specialized in Talent Management and Leadership Development for over 15 years.  She held senior leadership positions at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation, Gimbels, New York Division and GTE Data Services.  Responsible for the design and facilitation of customized high profile programs to enhance individual leadership, communication and performance skills.  As a member of the executive leadership teams, she was responsible for creating and executing strategies as well as leading team of professionals.

Nancy holds a Masters in Guidance and Counseling from Eastern Michigan University and a BA in Education from the University of South Florida. She is a native Floridian and an active community volunteer.

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Signium USA   |   Executive Search | Talent & Leadership Consulting
1501 Chagrin River Rd., Suite 201, Gates Mills, OH 44040 USA   |   Main Office Phone:  +1 440 423-8005
Cleveland – Boston - New York City

Glenn G. Anderson, Jr.

Managing Partner


Office | 440.745.0118
Mobile| 216.924.0418
glenn.anderson@signiumusa.com


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Kelly Ann Worthington has over 5 years of experience in Retained Executive Search and over 12 years in Sales and Marketing Operations Management experience. An expert in managing multiple companies search experiences, travel coordination and interview planning for top executives. Her industry experience includes professional services, consulting firms, financial services, educational institutes, consumer electronics, banking, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, and industrial. Her executive search experience focuses on making sure each client has an outstanding and smooth experience.

Kelly’s career began with BeautiControl Cosmetics, Inc., a national skin care, cosmetic and spa experience company where she was a national trainer, top recruiter and sales entrepreneur for over 10 years. Kelly specialized in Talent Management and Leadership Development building a team of over 300. As a member of an executive leadership team, she was responsible for excelling in her personal sales business, building a loyal customer base as well as leading team of professionals. Prior to joining Signium USA, Kelly also worked as a Project Coordinator for ON Search Partners.

Kelly holds a B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from Baldwin-Wallace University. She is a native Ohioan and currently resides in Highland Heights, OH with her two daughters.

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