manufacturing recruitment

75+ Years of Combined Private Equity Recruitment Experience

As a premier name among private equity executive search firms, Masthead Partners stands out for delivering impactful results. Our dedicated team of private equity partners adds substantial value to PE investors and PE-backed organizations. We achieve this by strategically transforming portfolio leadership teams, ensuring that individuals selected not only possess the essential core values, background, leadership qualities, and skills but also align seamlessly with your company culture. With profound expertise in M&A, middle market companies, and VC-funded startups, our private equity headhunters excel in providing top-tier talent for positions at the C-suite, VP, and Director levels within the manufacturing and distribution sectors.

Your Success Starts Here: The Masthead Commitment

150+ clients globally

A testament to our relationship-driven approach, we’ve forged trusted partnerships with top mid-size and Fortune 500 companies. Our relationships speak to the quality and value we consistently deliver.

90% retention after 3 years

Our rigorous screening process goes beyond experience, emphasizing cultural fit. This ensures that candidates not only meet your needs but also integrate seamlessly into your organization, fostering long-term success.

62 days average time to fill

We stand out in providing faster access to top-tier talent. Leveraging our extensive network and industry insights, we swiftly identify leaders who align with your goals, saving you valuable time in the recruitment process.

Consult with an Operating Partner today!

The right senior leaders are paramount to your success. We have a proven track record of leveraging our relationships, expansive professional network, and insights to help middle-market PE firms and their portfolio companies find best-in-class talent.

Clients We’ve Worked With

Functional Expertise

Identifying Future-Ready Operational Leaders

With our well-defined recruitment process, we’ve partnered with numerous organizations within the manufacturing and distribution sectors to attract and retain high-performing executive leaders for portfolio companies. Our clients appreciate our specialized expertise, as our seasoned partners boast extensive experience and a robust professional network within the private equity realm. This enables us to deliver transformational leaders who drive immediate value. Our expertise spans across completing searches for key hires within portfolio companies:

Portfolio Company Executive Teams

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Operations Officer

  • Head of Sales/Marketing

  • Head of Human Resources

  • Functional Department Leadership

Private Equity Professionals

  • M&A Investment Professionals

  • Investor Relations

  • Operating Partners

  • Corporate Development

  • Internal Talent Acquisition

  • Associates

Talk With a Private Equity Search Partner Today

Choosing the right leader is a critical decision. Rely on our retained executive search team to pinpoint the brightest leaders to serve in the private equity sector. Let’s start a conversation about your leadership needs.