General Management/Operations has been a focus practice area since the inception of our company more than ten years ago. We have expertise in finding General Management and Operational senior leadership talent in many industries and for all size organizations. Leading our practice area and our experienced consultants is Beth Tong-Miller. Beth and our practice team are well-acquainted with the changing demands of general management/operational roles and with the candidate pools. We continually develop relationships with successful and emerging talent and stay abreast of new requirements in the functions of general management, operations, continuous improvement, quality and supply chain.
Beth Tong-Miller is the Managing Partner of the Cleveland office of Westport Intl. She joined the firm in 2006 from Eaton Corporation where she served as head of Global Recruiting and Talent Acquisition. There, Beth successfully led the professional global recruiting function for this $13 billion, 80,000+ employee leader in the diversified industrial manufacturing sector.
Prior to Eaton, Beth was Vice President of Executive Recruiting at National City Corporation, one of the nation’s largest financial holding companies. She started her search career successfully conducting numerous executive search assignments with CT Partners (aka Christian & Timbers) and has completed search assignments across multiple industry sectors with clients ranging from start-ups, to companies with several hundred million dollars in revenue, to the Fortune 50. Additionally, she has conducted several searches with international businesses in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and Latin America where focus has been on identifying individuals with considerable experience on a global level. Her focus has always been on identifying world-class talent with the highest quality client and candidate experience.
Before entering the executive search industry, Beth spent 10 years on the corporate side in business operating roles of increasing leadership. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kentucky.
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Our experienced consultants work with you to develop a detailed profile of your ideal candidate. We help weigh not only the immediate challenges of the role, but also the evolution of the function and your company’s changing strategic objectives.
Our search consultants are supported by a dedicated team of researchers who simultaneously run your requirements across multiple channels which continually track top talent. Through this rigorous process, we closely examine candidates who demonstrate a potential match. But more importantly, we analyze critical incidents in their careers for insights into how they might navigate the challenges they would face in your targeted role and within your company culture.
As a nimble boutique executive search firm, we have the ability to efficiently assign our top resources across our functional and industry practices to quickly solve your critical talent gap needs.
At Westport Intl, one of our greatest strengths lies in our ability to execute and perform for our clients. Last year, we had a 95% fill rate on all retained searches.
Other Westport Intl Quality Metrics:
* 79% of our placed candidates are still with those same clients today
* The average tenure of a candidate with our clients is over 3.5 years – this metric on placement analyzes placements over the last 5 years
* 35% of our placed candidates have been promoted Internally within their first 2.5 years at our clients