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CEO-in-Waiting Program (STAY IN CURRENT ROLE)
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SEARCH MANDATE: We have been retained by a leading private equity firm to find talented and highly motivated leaders to join their Executive-in-Waiting Program. This is a non-binding, low-commitment program designed for anyone who is NOT actively looking to leave their job. The program is meant to be part-time to keep in touch with our client for future opportunities.

Program Details:

  • Candidates will sit on the Board of a portfolio company.
  • Candidates will participate in a quarterly call to learn more about the sponsor and how they run their portfolio businesses.
  • Once timing aligns and as CEO/OP roles become available, well-suited program participants will receive priority consideration and ideally be deployed into open positions.

THE SPONSOR: This New York, NY-based private equity firm has a three-decade track record of transforming small businesses. It invests across several key sectors and currently owns more than 100 portfolio companies. Today the sponsor has more than $15B in assets under management. Its over $2.5B of dry powder includes $1B earmarked for add-on acquisitions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: We seek passionate, committed leaders whose backgrounds most likely include:

  • Business Model(s): SaaS, Tech Services, Franchising, or Business Services
  • Functional: The candidate will be either a current CEO of a mid-market company; a President, COO, CRO, etc of a larger business; or a Division President or GM of an enterprise business
  • Orientation: Early career accounting experience is required.
  • Hold Period: Candidates must be anywhere from 6-24 months away from exit.
  • Private Equity: Experience within a private equity-backed environment is required.
  • Tenure: 15+ years of progressive career success.

FALCON and its clients are equal opportunity employers. All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, or any other protected status. FALCON encourages qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply. 

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