Banister International continues to strengthen its Executive Search capabilities with the addition of Joe Brennan. Joe brings executive experience in diversified manufacturing, technology commercialization, full product life cycle, strategic business planning, and global sales management to the firm.

His skills complement our ability to identify, retain and present key clients with the best talent available, thus helping them strengthen and grow their already successful business model.

“We’re thrilled to have Joe join us as Partner in our Executive Search practice”, said Patrick Sylvester, Banister’s CEO. “Joe’s 30 years of experience in Healthcare, Technology, Industrial and Consumer Product verticals, and his record of working closely with Fortune 1000 executive clients, gives Banister more expertise and network bandwidth.”  … DOWNLOAD FULL ARTICLE

The current effective nationalisation of the UK (passenger) rail industry gives us a real opportunity to take a breath, learn from 25 years of privatisation and consider some possibly radical solutions. Government currently has all the levers, except the trains themselves and the freight sector. So, on a full, mixed use network, away from the constraints of EU requirements, what are the possible ways forward? This is the first in a series of articles by Banister International seeking to broaden the debate away from the narrow confines of the much-delayed Williams’ Review to cover the whole industry. … DOWNLOAD FULL ARTICLE

Perfection may be out of the question, but manufacturers are not without the means to build an organization that assures high-dollar equipment assets are up and running when they are needed. … READ FULL ARTICLE

UGN, Inc. has selected manufacturing veteran Donald Nelson as the company’s new chief operating officer. “Donald Nelson is a proven lean manufacturing leader who has a history of … READ FULL ARTICLE

Winston Plywood & Veneer is an operating company of New Wood Resources LLC, an Atlas Holdings company. With over 300 associates, its new facility in Louisville, Mississippi is… READ FULL ARTICLE

The hiring process is rarely simple, whether you’re scouring the job market for your next employer or your next employee. Seventy-six percent of hiring managers admit… READ FULL ARTICLE