New search: Omega Morgan VP Sales & Business Development

October 8th, 2014 | Category:



Who moved the Sellwood Bridge?

Omega Morgan is the leading specialized equipment moving and industrial services company on the West Coast. The company offers national and international engineering, moving and transportation services for difficult and highly complex projects. Projects include specialty heavy rigging and transportation, heavy machinery moving, millwright services, and process equipment moves in clean environments. Headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon and offices in Seattle, Washington, Phoenix, Arizona and Calgary, Canada, Omega Morgan has over 250 employees and has revenue over $50 million. The company’s capabilities enable it to lift, move and transport specialized items that range in weight from several hundred pounds to several hundred tons. Clients include Intel, GE, Boeing, Nike, Union Pacific, PGE, PacifiCore, Vigor Industrial, and others.

Omega Morgan is an innovative leader in heavy machinery moving, rigging, erection and assembly. The company partners with general, mechanical and electrical contractors to move very large industrial equipment such as chillers, boilers, transformers, including installation/assembly of manufacturing equipment. Omega Morgan’s state of the art engineered heavy rigging and transportation equipment allows them to move by land or sea huge equipment like vessels, bridges, medical equipment/MRI’s and high technology clean room equipment throughout the United States, Canada and around the world.

Omega Morgan’s team of experts plan all aspects of a complex move to ensure that every move is completed safely, efficiently and on time. Their team of engineers provided value added engineering services and consulting to high profile companies and projects such as a moving the 1100 foot long, 3400 ton Sellwood Bridge in Portland, Oregon, drawing national attention and big crowds.

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New search: Phoseon Technology VP of WW Sales

August 28th, 2014 | Category:


Phoseon Technology is the world leader in delivering high power, UV LED technology using the polymerization process for curing of inks, coatings, adhesives and other UV sensitive materials. Phoseon pioneered the use of UV LED for curing and gained market acceptance of sophisticated LED based curing systems. Phoseon leads the market with a wide product portfolio and is currently selling to OEM and end-users in all major geographies worldwide. Additionally, Phoseon’s LED technology has many untapped markets as its technology can be extended to allow entirely new applications to increase productivity, improve workplace safety and minimize adverse environmental impacts. Founded in Hillsboro, Oregon in 2002, the company is well capitalized, has a strong balance sheet, is highly profitable and has had five successive years of approximately 40% year-over-year growth.

Phoseon is well positioned for accelerated growth as the world leader in UV LED curing and currently offers the most advanced and highest performing UV LED curing technology commercially available. UV LED technology is mercury-free, does not generate ozone, and allows for accelerated production speeds, lower production costs and reduced energy usage compared to traditional lamps. Phoseon “Semiconductor Light Matrix” (SLM) technology is used by OEMs and large-scale manufacturers who want the environmentally cleanest, coolest operating and most efficient UV curing systems commercially available. This forward-thinking disruptive technology is rapidly displacing traditional mercury-based arc lamps that have dominated the market for 100 years. Thanks to Phoseon Technology more efficient and environmentally friendly UV LED technology has emerged and has become a superior alternative. Phoseon protects its products with approximately 160 patents worldwide.

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New search: Confidential EVP/GM

August 22nd, 2014 | Category:

For consideration for this confidential role, please email your resume and click on this link to submit an NDA: and if we feel you are qualified we will forward you a robust full disclosure position spec. 



Our client designs, develops and sells a wide range of peripheral technology products. They are publicly traded with revenue between $500 million and $1 billion and have a strong track record of top line growth, profitability and market share leadership.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this senior executive will lead all aspects of this P&L as the company expands the business model from PC to mobile and Cloud. He/She will have full P&L responsibility for this ~$300M rapidly growing business unit and build new business categories for growth. This executive will lead three business unit GMs and heads of emerging markets marketing.

Our client is undertaking a transition from a geographical/regional focus to a business unit-based model to drive aggressive growth/accelerate business globally including emerging markets. This leader will reorganize the business line and reestablish the product framework.

This executive will lead the global alignment strategy for the business units by driving the product roadmap resulting in world class products and services to customers. To accelerate growth/develop new customer base, he/she will launch a new mobile product line and expand consumer product line, expand software products for improved customer experience, and invest in a new dedicated team for emerging markets. To improve brand marketing, this executive will establish user communities by Global Web, SNS and enhance all global marketing capabilities (both online and e-commerce). He/she will build competitive SCM/SQM, invest in new technologies and product development while building a truly global organization and infrastructure for continued competitive leadership in these markets.

This executive will structure this division for growth and profitability, optimizing a multi-location, multicultural team to deliver market-leading products on time. This executive will lead the strategic planning process that continues to evolve/drive market leadership and growth. He/She will drive high performance standards across the operation, developing great talent into the next generation of technology and business executives. This EVP will be a public voice of the company and communicate frequently with key customers, press, analysts, shareholders, vendors, and employees. He/She will establish a winning environment, driving accountability throughout the organization, earning the confidence of a very broad constituency. This person will be a highly-valued member of the executive staff, an executive officer of the company and report directly to the CEO.

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New search: Danaher KaVo Kerr VP Software, Digital Dentistry

August 11th, 2014 | Category:


Danaher – Company Description

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Their family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. The company is a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as the ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, the company generated $19.1 billion in revenue and market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. Danaher is ranked #152 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, their stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.

At Danaher, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. They’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, they’re serious. The business is growing, and they need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of the Danaher family of brands makes it possible for them to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with Danaher, you’ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, the common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things. Come join a winning team.

KaVo Kerr Group (KKG) – Company Description

Danaher’s $2.0 billion Dental segment (KaVo Kerr Group) is a leading, worldwide provider of a broad range of equipment, consumables and services focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative solutions for dental professionals. Within KaVo Kerr Group is Dental Technologies, which is a $1B business that manufactures and sells products that include 2D and 3D digital imaging solutions, instruments, dental handpieces, and treatment units. Customers for these products and services include general dentists, dental specialists, hygienists, and educational, medical and government entities. Danaher’s dental products and services are sold directly and through dealer networks around the world.

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Completed search: Ethertronics COO

August 7th, 2014 | Category:

Brentwood recently concluded the Ethertronics, Inc. Chief Operating Officer search.  After conducting a global search process, Ethertronics selected Vahid Manian, previously SVP Global Engineering & Operations at Entropic Communications, for the position and he started August 4.  Read the full press release here:    The Brentwood Group was honored to have been selected as the executive search partner for Ethertronics on this critical position.

About Ethertronics, Inc.

Ethertronics designs and manufactures high performance, embedded antennas for a wide range of wireless devices.
Headquartered in San Diego, California, the company maintains a global network of design centers and low-cost manufacturing operations.

About The Brentwood Group, Ltd.

The Brentwood Group, Ltd. is a boutique executive search firm with a global reputation for identifying high-performing senior executive leaders for our high technology and alternative energy clients. For over 25 years, The Brentwood Group has recruited exclusively at the CXO, Board of Directors, VP and Director level for some of the most innovative, public, private and early-stage entrepreneurial firms. Visit

RFMD and TriQuint to Combine

May 8th, 2014 | Category:

Congratulations to our client, TriQuint Semiconductor, on its highly successful planned merger with RFMD.

We started working with TriQuint in 2002 when revenue was approximately $260 million and negative EPS. Now, TriQuint has annualized revenue of close to $1 billion per year and is profitable. We have placed the CEO, CFO, VP Global Sales, VP/GM Mobile Products, VP Oregon Operations, and VP Texas Operations and others and are very appreciative of the Board/leadership team and the confidence they placed in us as a partner in TriQuint’s growth and success.

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Viewpoint Announces Major Investment from Bain Capital

May 8th, 2014 | Category:

Congratulations to our client, Viewpoint Software, on a $230 million investment from Bain Capital.

Viewpoint is a leading provider of innovative software solutions to the global construction industry with over 8000 customers and 40% CAGR over the last five years.

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New search: Erickson VP of Safety, Security & Compliance

March 14th, 2014 | Category:

Erickson, Inc. is the market leader in global aviation services. With the recent acquisitions of Evergreen Helicopters, Inc. and Air Amazonia, the combined company will be able to offer customers a complete suite of airlift solutions including heavy, medium and light-lift helicopters as well as fixed-wing aircraft for both cargo and passenger transportation. On a combined basis, EAC’s worldwide operations, broad fleet of 99 rotary and fixed-wing aircraft, Federal Aviation Regulation Part 135 Aviation Operating Certificates and Commercial Airlift Review Board certifications will enable the company to provide commercial, DOD, and other government customers with a comprehensive set of capabilities with multi-mission airlift service solutions. EAC will also be able to provide MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) support across transport service offerings to both internal and external customers. This complete suite of airlift solutions will increase EAC’s attractiveness to customers who have complex mission requirements and multiple airlift solution needs. 2012 revenue and EBITDA was $180M and $57.2M respectively for the pre-acquisition company; 2013 figures should grow substantially with the recent acquisitions.

EAC specializes in the operation and remanufacture of the Erickson S-64 Aircrane, a versatile and powerful heavy-lift helicopter. Through its Aerial Services segment, EAC owns and operates a fleet of 20 Aircranes and two support aircraft, which are used to support a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide across a broad range of aerial services, including firefighting, timber harvesting, infrastructure construction, and crewing. The Manufacturing/MRO segment provides aftermarket support and maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for the Aircrane (and other aircraft) and related components. EAC owns the Type and Production Certificates for the Aircrane, granting it exclusive design, manufacturing and related rights for the aircraft and OEM components. EAC is the only fully-integrated developer, manufacturer, operator, and provider of aftermarket parts and services for a precision heavy-lift helicopter platform.

The EAC/Evergreen fleet serves a wide range of customers, including significant passenger transport and airlift services for the Department of Defense and State Department. EHI’s operations span the globe, including a presence in each of North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Air Amazonia, based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is HRT’s in-house airlift supplier and provider of aerial logistics support. HRT is one of the largest independent Brazilian oil exploration companies. EAC/Air Amazonia will have a three year service contract with HRT to provide ongoing aerial services to support HRT’s on-shore oil exploration efforts in the Amazon.

Erickson was founded in 1971 and has grown its global footprint to 1200 employees (including both acquisitions) with services and subsidiaries located in Canada (BC), Europe (Italy), Malaysia, Brazil and primary manufacturing located in Central Point, Oregon. Erickson is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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New search: US Digital VP Marketing & Sales

February 26th, 2014 | Category:


US Digital is the global technology and performance leader in optical encoders and inclinometers. Applications incorporating US Digital products are broad and include stepper motors, DC brush and brushless motors, robotics, medical and lab diagnostic equipment, additive manufacturing, industrial automation, renewable energy and many other applications requiring position feedback. Motion control building blocks include incremental and absolute optical and magnetic encoders, inclinometers, drives, interface and support products. US Digital’s mission is to make their customers successful by inventing, designing, manufacturing, and quickly delivering the most practical and efficient motion control solutions worldwide.

Counter to the popular trend of outsourcing, US Digital’s core products are designed, manufactured, supported and shipped from Vancouver, Washington, USA. Their highly automated processes allow them to make cost competitive, high performance products, meeting the customer’s need for reliable supply chain management. From prototype to production, their vertically integrated design and manufacturing capabilities provide customers best-in-industry lead times and support. With this infrastructure, US Digital is positioned to handle continuous growth well into the future. They deliver with higher quality in days/weeks as compared to competitors who deliver in weeks/months.

US Digital began in 1980 in Los Alamitos, CA when founder David Madore could not find an encoder that would meet his design criteria. As a design engineer for a medical ultrasound company, he became aware of the obvious need for optical encoders that were practical, simple, reliable and available off-the-shelf. Today, to accommodate rapid growth, US Digital has relocated to a state-of-the-art 118,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility. Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, with a current head count of over 120 employees, US Digital is well positioned for future growth and success with profitability, no debt, ISO 9001 certification and vertical integration, all of which puts US Digital in the driver’s seat for delivery of products to a rapidly expanding market for products demanding more sophisticated and reliable motion control components.

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Completed search: Tripwire VP Inside Sales

February 25th, 2014 | Category:

Brentwood recently concluded the Tripwire, Inc. VP of Inside Sales search. After conducting a national search process, Tripwire hired Bob Arms, previously VP of Customer Care/Sales at Intuit, who accepted the position and started in early February.  The Brentwood Group was honored to have been selected as the executive search partner for Tripwire on this critical position.

About Tripwire, Inc.

Tripwire delivers unprecedented risk visibility, business context and security business intelligence enabling enterprises to protect sensitive data and assets from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats, through our trusted portfolio of high priority security controls. Visit the company’s web site at

About The Brentwood Group, Ltd.

The Brentwood Group, Ltd. is a boutique executive search firm with a global reputation for identifying high-performing senior executive leaders for our high technology and alternative energy clients. For over 25 years, The Brentwood Group has recruited exclusively at the CXO, Board of Directors, VP and Director level for some of the most innovative, public, private and early-stage entrepreneurial firms. Visit