Forbes Lists O’Connell Group in Top 50 Executive Recruiting Firms

One of America's50 Best Executive Recruiting Firms as ranked by Forbes

Forbes has announced America’s Best Recruiting Firms, with O’Connell Group appearing in the top 50. This is the fourth consecutive year that O’Connell Group has been recognized in the Executive Recruiting category, which includes firms that place professionals in permanent positions with an annual gross income of more than $100,000.

“The Forbes survey reflects strong relationships and mutual appreciation among peers, clients and candidates working in our industry,” said Dixon Smith, Managing Principal/Recruiter at O’Connell Group. “Appearing among the top 50 again this year reflects the strength of the relationships we’ve developed and results we’ve delivered over more than 30 years of recruiting the best leaders and strongest teams in the field of consumer marketing and insights.”

The Forbes rankings are based on the number of evaluations as well as assessments in the various evaluation dimensions from more than 9,300 surveys submitted by recruiters, HR or hiring managers, and employees with recent experience working with a recruiting firm. The 150 executive recruiting firms with the highest scores made the final list. O’Connell Group has appeared on the Forbes list for four consecutive years, since first appearing in the top 75 executive recruiting firms in 2021.

“Our team is committed to simplifying the search for transformative leadership and saving valuable time by applying our search expertise and tapping into our network of top consumer marketing and insights professionals,” Smith noted. “We’ve successfully guided hundreds of companies, from private equity to Fortune 500 leaders, in their search for stellar leadership.”

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