INDIANAPOLIS (May 4, 2015) - CEDIA today announced it has retained Korn/Ferry International, the world's largest executive search firm, to lead the search for CEDIA's newly created Chief Executive Officer position. The position was created earlier this year following the announcement by current Executive Director and COO, Don Gilpin that he will step down after 18 years leading the Association. Gilpin will remain with the Association until a CEO is hired.
The continuing growth and international expansion of CEDIA signaled a desire to better define its executive structure to best support the long term goals of the organization. Along with adding the CEO position, the Board of Directors has appointed long term CEDIA veteran, Tabatha O'Connor to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
CEDIA is searching for an individual with global leadership experience who shows passion for the growth of the organization and the membership globally. The CEO will report the Board of Directors and collaborate with the Board to forge the strategic vision for the organization.
Other key responsibilities of the CEO will include strategic planning and governance, forging of partnerships, membership development, communications and advocacy, as well as staff leadership.
Interested candidates may see the full job description and are able to submit their materials to be considered for the position through Korn/Ferry at http://cediaceo.ekornferry.com. All submissions should be submitted directly to Korn/Ferry.