Our depth and breadth of experience includes consumer packaged goods (CPG), consumer durables, major appliances, housewares, consumer electronics, food & beverage and a myriad of retail chains including grocery, drug, convenience, home center stores, QSR and fast-casual restaurants, and home and luxury goods merchants.
Each segment of the consumer products and retail industries requires different skill sets and experiences based on the nuances of the way products are marketed, advertised, promoted, merchandised, and sold and purchased. Experience in recruiting and knowledge of branding & positioning, consumer behavior, market research, shopper and trade marketing is paramount to understanding the make-up of a successful marketing executive in any of these consumer and retail segments.
Due to our founders’ early careers in leading Fortune 500 consumer products companies, we understand, better than any other search firm, the competencies and responsibilities required to integrate sales & marketing, drive growth and obtain additional market share in these highly- competitive companies. In this consumer-driven arena, the drive toward differentiation, early adaptation, and innovation is essential to gaining a lasting advantage.
At Torch Group, we seek out and recruit retail and consumer industry executives who are happily employed and uniquely qualified to identify market opportunities, develop plans & strategies, and flawlessly execute tactics to drive measurable results. When a consumer products company or a retail company- or franchise-owned chain has competent leadership at the helm, it’s inevitably smooth sailing.
Industry experience includes:
- Consumer Durables
- Packaged Goods
- Major Appliances
- Food and Beverage
- O-T-C Medicines
- Consumer Electronics
- Health and Beauty Aids
Positions placed include:
- Chief Operating Officer
- Vice President, Marketing
- Vice President, Brand Management
- Vice President, Product Management
- Vice President, Public Relations & Communications
- Vice President, Corporate Communications & PR
- Vice President, Sales
- Vice President, Digital Marketing
- Marketing Director
- Product Director
- Executive Director, Communications
- Director, Marketing & Brand
- Director, Product & Channel
- Director, Product Development & Marketing
- Group Product Manager
- Product Manager
- Senior Manager, Digital Experience
- SEO Manager
Why Choose Torch Group?
Today’s competitive recruiting environment requires more certainty in candidates. The cost is too great and time too valuable for organizations to take risks in hiring. Thanks to our extensive knowledge and experience in our core practice areas, as well as our proven methodology, our success and retention rates are higher than industry averages.
Torch Group’s process focuses heavily on identifying and evaluating within , , and . Our proprietary, repeatable gives you the confidence to successfully hire the best qualified executive for the role. So we are able to present executive talent who are not only contributors and leaders, but uniquely suited to your corporate culture. We it!