K&R global team expanded with addition of new Managing Director

This month, Kincannon & Reed welcomed Kimberly Bretz to the firm as a Managing Director.

Managing Director Kimberly Bretz

Recognized for her strategic and collaborative approach, Bretz’s dedication and expertise contributes to organizational success for her clients. She joins our global team of search professionals consulting exclusively with clients in the food-ag value chain on their talent needs.

“I firmly believe in uncovering genuine talent beyond résumés,” Bretz commented. “Authenticity in interviews is crucial; the right role will align effortlessly. Embrace curiosity and trust that everything happens for a reason.”

Bretz’s impressive search portfolio spans a range of functional roles, demonstrating her expertise in identifying and securing top talent in the food and beverage industry, particularly in the food manufacturing (CPG), ingredients, flavors and capital equipment sectors.

“With her extensive background in executive recruitment, Kimberly brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will undoubtedly contribute to the success of our clients as they partner with us to find their next leader,” Vice President of Operations Kelly Griffin commented.

Bretz holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Northern Illinois University.