Private Equity Executive Search

Delivering Transformational Leaders in Private Equity & Venture Capital.

It takes a unique blend of business skills and experience to lead PE-owned and VC-backed companies.

This means executives who understand the strategic, tactical, and cultural imperatives that must prevail to drive accelerated growth while implementing the right level of systems and infrastructure across sales & business developmentmarketingproduct development & management, finance, operations, supply chain and human resources. It also means leaders who understand how to clarify and elevate a core value proposition while building strong foundations necessary for fast-growth companies to leverage innovation and penetrate existing and emerging markets.

Identifying and evaluating seasoned leaders with the requisite skill sets and aptitudes and being able to communicate the strategic value proposition of a PE-backed company is more than just recruiting an executive for a new role. Typically it requires the involvement of talent acquisition professionals with an uncommonly high level of experience and insight as a private equity search firm.

At Torch Group, we are well versed in the art and science of finding and acquiring top leadership talent for PE-owned and VC-backed businesses across functional areas ranging from sales and marketing to the C-suite  in industries that run the gamut from food & beverage, food equipment, food service, construction & building materials, software & technology, data science & AI, financial services, healthcare, consumer & retail and manufacturing. We are more than the ideal private equity executive search firm to fill crucial positions in the companies in your portfolio. We also deliver PE executive search capabilities to find those who provide leadership within private equity firms.

If you are looking for PE-owned and VC-backed company executives, Torch Group can find the right talent with transformational leadership skills who will make a difference to your enterprise. We offer venture capital executive search expertise to companies throughout North America.

Positions placed include:

  • CEO
  • President
  • General Manager
  • President, Foodservice
  • COO
  • CHRO
  • CMO
  • CFO
  • Vice President, Operations
  • Vice President, Marketing
  • Vice President, Sales
  • Vice President National Accounts
  • Vice President, Engineering
  • Vice President, Foodservice and Consumer Sales
  • Executive Director of Foodservice
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Sales
  • Culinary Product Development Chef

Why Choose Torch Group?

We are more than a private equity executive recruiting firm — we are a retained search firm that brings a proven, strategic approach to the process. Our success as a private equity executive search firm is rooted in the vast knowledge our professionals bring to the table. Torch Group’s experience in executive search across such diverse industries, along with our competency-based interview protocol and comprehensive Signature Search Process™, allows us to find and reliably evaluate leaders who understand the operating constraints and efficiencies, innovative management, and cultural transformation that are the hallmarks of effective PE and VC company management.

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