July 01, 2014 // Franchising.com // Raleigh-Durham, NC – The Siena Group announced that it has joined MRINetwork, one of the largest executive search and recruitment organizations in the world, as a new affiliate office in Youngsville, NC. Led by president and owner Keith Brown, the firm specializes in placing key professionals in the manufacturing arena.
"Mr. Brown brings to MRINetwork tremendous experience in developing innovative management and manufacturing solutions, and cultivating strong internal and external business relationships," says MRINetwork Interim President Stuart Batchelor. "With his understanding of the needs of his client companies and his proven track record in driving profitable growth, he will be a great asset to both our organization and to his clients, helping them deal with today’s pressing issues of employee attraction and retention."
Prior to joining MRINetwork, Brown acquired twenty years of experience in the manufacturing sector, most recently as director of production operations for bioMérieux, Inc., a global in vitro diagnostic company that develops, manufactures and distributes diagnostic equipment. He has also held manufacturing operations leadership roles at Perrigo Company and Kimberly Clark Corporation.
"Manufacturing companies today have to cope with an increasingly candidate-driven market," says Brown. "That means they have to be more open to relocating the candidates they want. Despite ongoing difficulties in some housing markets, people are also becoming more open to moving for the right opportunity. Our job is to help our clients navigate these challenges so that they can attract and retain the candidates they need to remain competitive."
Brown holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. He can be contacted at Keith.Brown@Siena-Group.com or 919-813-0778. For more information, click on www.linkedin.com/in/keithgbrown.
Owned and managed by Keith Brown, The Siena Group specializes in search and recruitment of executive and professional talent for the manufacturing sector. With 20 years of experience working in this arena, Brown’s proven ability to increase productivity and profitability while decreasing costs and enhancing quality and safety is complemented by his commitment to creating the best possible matches between his client companies and top manufacturing candidates.
Management Recruiters International, Inc., branded as MRINetwork®, is one of the largest executive search and recruitment organizations in the world. A subsidiary of CDI Corp. (NYSE:CDI), a global provider of engineering & information technology outsourcing solutions and professional staffing, MRINetwork has approximately 600 offices in 39 countries. Visit MRINetwork at www.mrinetwork.com. For franchising opportunities, visit www.mrifranchise.com.