Advancing Your Career
At Kincannon & Reed, we have developed a sound process for identifying and working with prospective candidates for the executive positions we fill in the food, agribusiness, and life sciences industries.
At the heart of our approach are our unwavering commitments to a core set of values—beginning with a dedication to serving our clients' needs, and at the same time, maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality, integrity, and discretion in all of our communications and interactions with our sources and candidates.
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"Your company handled sensitive issues professionally and quickly. This position is going to be a very good fit for me. I appreciate everything you have done for me."
- Candidate placed at a well known global animal nutrition company
"Your openness and responsiveness put you at the top of the list of executive recruiters with whom I have had the pleasure of working."
- Runner-up candidate for VP of corporate development of crop input company
"You were remarkably transparent while being totally confidential about the client's identity and the job location. This allowed me to trust you and be exceptionally open with you, because I could assume that you would be as confidential with my identity and data as you were with the client's."
- Successful candidate who was very concerned about confidentiality
"I was grateful that you could put yourself in my shoes and help me think through all the personal and professional issues. The decision tree was extremely helpful. It was an agonizing decision and even though I turned down the offer, you supported me very positively when you told the client. That was important to me because I would be doing business with them in the future and didn't want to burn any bridges."
- Candidate who turned down a CEO role at a distribution company.
"All around, I felt like Kincannon & Reed managed this exceptionally well and I always felt well treated."
- Runner-up candidate for a top R&D position at a global company.
"I was extremely happy where I was and therefore did not return your phone calls. But both your persistence and professionalism impressed me so I decided to at least have a conversation. That led to a new job but more importantly a new career path that is what I had always dreamed of."
- Successful candidate who is now a VP at a leading branded foods company
"This is the way candidates should be treated. I learned a lot about myself from the process, including things I didn't want to hear. I always felt well informed."
- Runner-up candidate for CEO search