Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Mike Magurany has joined the firm as a Partner in its Chicago office, where he will serve a national base of consumer and retail clients. Mr. Magurany will bring a broad perspective gained from more than 20 years in executive recruiting decision-making. He has worked for both large and mid-sized retained executive search firms, and also led the talent acquisition function for a $20 billion, national retailer.
Before joining Chartwell, Mr. Magurany was the Retail Industry Practice Leader for a mid-sized global executive search firm. Previously, he spent six years as the Director of Leadership Recruiting for Kohl’s Department Stores where he partnered with executive management to successfully recruit over 100 influential senior level executives across a variety of functions. Prior to Kohl’s, Mr. Magurany was a senior consultant with Heidrick & Struggles in Chicago, and advised clients across the consumer packaged goods, food, consumer services and retail sectors. He entered the executive search field in 1993 following a position as a sales representative for E&J Gallo Winery.
Mr. Magurany holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign.
“Mike’s unique experience base as a recruiter brings additional perspective and breadth to our firm”, said Stuart Bush, Partner in Chartwell’s Dallas office. “His deep expertise serving retail clients significantly expands the capabilities of our consumer practice.”