As a trusted ally in your transformation journey, The Avery Point Group, with nearly two decades of recruiting history, brings together deep industry expertise and a keen understanding of the importance of transformation leadership as a catalyst for change.
As a top executive search and recruiting firm in North America, we’ve served over 100 industry-leading companies, providing transformation leadership talent across operations, manufacturing, supply chain, private equity, business intelligence, Industry 4.0, and Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement. Our hands-on experience as Six Sigma Master Black Belts, Lean, and digital transformation-focused executive leaders equips us with an in-depth understanding of asset and value stream performance, enabling us to recruit talent that can truly make a difference.
The Avery Point Group stands out in the executive search industry thanks to our significant contributions and insights in the transformation leadership talent space. Our thought leadership and industry expertise have resulted in recognition in 8 books and over 50 leading trade journals and magazine articles. In addition, our partners’ past executive leadership experience in various global markets has provided us with a nuanced understanding of the complexities of today’s interconnected economy. This unique blend of recognition and international exposure places us in a prime position to guide organizations in recruiting transformation leadership talent.
As Executive Search Catalysts for Change™, we pride ourselves on our consultative approach to client engagement, establishing a reputation as a trusted partner in achieving continuous improvement, operational excellence (OpEx), and transformation objectives. Our Lean Sigma Search™ recruiting approach powers our own transformation success, enabling us to swiftly identify, source, and recruit leadership candidates who align with your organizational culture and needs. As we journey together, we are committed to ensuring that your organization is equipped with transformational leadership that drives your organization toward world-class performance in today’s rapidly evolving global business landscape. Your Transformation Success Starts Here™
At The Avery Point Group, our knowledge and experience extend beyond one industry. We’ve repeatedly proven our versatility by successfully serving over 18 diverse industry sectors. This breadth of experience enhances our understanding of different market dynamics, enabling us to offer our clients unique insights and a comprehensive perspective. Whether your business operates in manufacturing, distribution, logistics, private equity, or service-based industries, we recognize your unique challenges and are fully equipped to meet your transformation leadership talent needs.
Our mission goes beyond connecting you with transformation leadership talent. Leveraging a consultive approach to our executive search engagement, we seek to understand your unique business culture, objectives, and challenges. We believe that successful recruitment is about skills, experience, and ensuring a cultural fit that aligns with your company’s long-term goals and objectives. We firmly believe our consultive approach results in the right talent that can seamlessly integrate into your organization and help you achieve sustainable, world-class performance.
Our partners’ deep and varied real-world global executive leadership experience significantly informs and enhances our recruitment approach. This first-hand knowledge gives us a unique ability to identify and understand the skills, mindset, and attributes required for leaders to excel in today’s complex global business environment. Additionally, our extensive experience aids us in spotting transformation leadership talent who have the ability to serve as catalysts for change and drivers of value creation. We help you secure leaders who not only enhance a bottom-line impact and promote sustainable growth but also understand how to optimize process performance across all aspects of your value stream, setting the stage for world-class performance.
Our commitment to exceeding your critical to quality (CTQ) requirements guides our unique Lean Sigma Search™ performance-based value stream recruitment process. Through it, we efficiently fill your transformation leadership talent needs, ensuring the delivery of the best value-added results. Through our contingent and retained executive recruiting and headhunting services, we adapt and apply our deep industry hands-on executive leadership experience, expertise, and knowledge to find the transformation leadership talent that aligns with your unique role and operational requirements. Our role extends beyond recruitment, laying the foundation for your organization’s long-term success and continuous improvement.
Your organization’s transformation journey toward world-class performance begins with a single step – choosing the right recruiter and headhunter. As true subject matter experts, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess, and recruit Lean & Six Sigma, Industry 4.0, supply chain management, operations & manufacturing, Business Intelligence (BI), private equity, and transformation deployment leadership talent. We are your executive search catalysts for change. Your transformation success starts here. Let The Avery Point Group help you secure leadership talent that can create substantial value and transform your business into a high-performing, world-class organization. Contact us today at +1 (678) 585-9804
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Lean and Six Sigma focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement (CI), Operational Excellence (OpEx), Business Process Reengineering, Process Excellence, Lean & Six Sigma Deployment, Balanced Scorecard, Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing, and Agile Project Management.
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Supply Chain Management focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Sourcing & Procurement, Logistics, Supply & Demand Planning (S&OP), Inventory Management, Distribution, Operations, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Design, Transportation, and Warehouse Management.
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Operations and Manufacturing focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Executive Operations and Manufacturing Functional Leadership (COO, SVP, VP, and Director), Plant Management, Value Stream Management, Production & Operations Management, Finance, Human Resources, Quality, and EH&S.
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Industry 4.0 focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Digital Transformation, Smart Factory Implementation, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Digitization Strategies, Additive Manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Digital Twin Technologies, Smart Manufacturing, Robotics, and Automation Integration.
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Private Equity focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Lean & Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Operations & Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and Business Intelligence. Let us connect you with transformation leaders who can drive value creation, industry roll-ups, turnarounds, operational efficiency, and successful exits for your portfolio companies.
Executive search recruiters and headhunters for Business Intelligence (BI) focused on transformation leadership talent for roles in areas such as Data Science, Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Business Analytics, Data Governance, Data Architecture, Big Data Management, Predictive Analytics, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Machine Learning, Data Strategy, and Strategic Decision Support.
Search excellence starts with the sound foundation of a well-defined and consistent search methodology. Our Lean Sigma Search™ value stream process incorporates a unique Lean and Sigma approach to filling our clients’ Lean & Six Sigma, supply chain management, operations & manufacturing, Industry 4.0, private equity, and Business Intelligence (BI) staffing needs. Each phase of our process value stream is built on standard work that is designed to eliminate waste in order to move the search and recruiting process along efficiently and effectively, thus enabling us to exceed our client’s expectations and requirements.
Your organization’s transformation journey toward world-class performance begins with a single step – choosing the right recruiters and headhunters. As true subject matter experts, we are uniquely qualified to help our clients find, assess, and recruit mid to senior-level executive Lean & Six Sigma, Industry 4.0, operations, supply chain management, operations & manufacturing, business intelligence, private equity, and transformation deployment leadership talent.
Our key partners are Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean trained by globally recognized industry-leading companies and have real-world, practical experience integrating these transformation methodologies with Industry 4.0 digital transformation efforts to maximize asset and value stream performance.
Our partners have over half a century of combined experience in Lean, Six Sigma, digitization/smart factory transformation, executive operations, supply chain leadership, and staffing. Our partners have held senior-level global director, VP, and executive transformation leadership positions in various industries, giving them the expertise to help your organization find and recruit the right transformation leadership talent.
Timothy Noble is the president & managing partner of The Avery Point Group. Mr. Noble has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in business transformation, manufacturing operations, supply chain management, distribution, and executive search. Throughout his career he has been consistently promoted and has held senior level executive band roles in major Fortune 500 companies like General Electric (GE) and The Stanley Works (SWK – now known as Stanley Black and Decker). As a GE trained Master Black Belt and Shingijutsu trained Lean executive, Mr. Noble has extensive transformation experience applying Lean, Six Sigma, and digital transformation globally.
Prior to starting the Avery Point Group in 2004, Noble was the Global Operations Executive for Stanley-Bostitch, the second-largest division of The Stanley Works . In that role, he had full operational leadership responsibility for 8 plants and over 1,900 employees with operations throughout North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia, supporting revenue of just under $1.0 Billion.
Yvonne Hite is a partner and board advisor at The Avery Point Group. Ms. Hite has over 30 years of executive-level leadership experience in manufacturing, financial services, Lean Six Sigma, and executive search. Throughout her career, she has been consistently promoted and has held senior-level executive roles in major Fortune 500 companies like General Electric (GE), Bank of America (BAC) and The Stanley Works (SWK – now known as Stanley Black and Decker). As an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Bank of America Certified Master Black Belt, and Shingijutsu trained Lean executive, Ms. Hite has extensive experience leading Lean, Six Sigma, and digital transformation initiatives on a global scale. Ms. Hite was also one of GE Lighting’s first female Executive Band plant managers in its over one-hundred-year history.
Before her career move into executive search, Ms. Hite was a Senior Vice President with Bank of America, where she led the Trust Services Operation for the Southeast with responsibility for over 8,300 client accounts and over $1.3B in assets under management (AUM).
Our executive search and recruiting experience services a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, logistics, private equity, and transactionally focused service-based companies. As true subject matter experts, our deep understanding of each industry’s unique challenges and requirements allows us to tailor our executive search services precisely to your company’s needs. We have been a trusted partner to over 100 clients and have placed transformation leadership talent in over 18 industry sectors.
We go beyond traditional recruiting and headhunting practices to identify, assess, and recruit Lean & Six Sigma, supply chain, operations & manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Business Intelligence, and private equity transformation leadership talent that fits seamlessly into your organization’s culture and drives success. Our industry expertise and extensive network enable us to connect you with transformation leadership talent who can significantly impact your business performance objectives and goals.