The Lapham Group recruits CIO for The Hartford Financial Services Group
September 26, 2019 – Executive search firm the Lapham Group has placed Deepa Soni as chief information officer of The Hartford. Deepa was most recently U.S. CIO of BMO Financial Group in Chicago. Craig Lapham, managing partner and CEO, led this nationally focused search engagement. Click on the PDF to the right for the complete press release.
The Lapham Group is named to the Executive Search Review's New York Power 60 List of 2018
June 1, 2018 – The Lapham Group is ranked in the Executive Search Review's top NYC-based retained executive search firms, and the sole insurance industry-focused boutique on the list. This ranking denotes the top 60 firms in New York City out of a field of over 1,500 executive search firms. Click on the PDF to the right to view the Power 60 list.
The Lapham Group Lands CEO for Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
April 18, 2018 – The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) in Tampa, FL has named Roy Wright as its next president and CEO. Mr. Wright comes to IBHS from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), where he most recently led the agency’s resilience, risk management, risk reduction and flood insurance programs. Craig Lapham, CEO of The Lapham Group, conducted the search. Read more about this placement and our firm's current assignments featured here on Hunt Scanlon.
The Lapham Group Featured in Hunt Scanlon’s
10 Most Important Recruiting Stories of 2017
December 22, 2017 – The biggest selling points for large search firms – the depth of their recruitment manpower and the diversity of their services – are the very elements that are causing many clients to turn to boutique recruiters. CEO Craig Lapham even goes as far as saying that many companies are seeking an alternative to the “challenges and dysfunction” that plague the bigger talent providers. This article sets it all out and was one of the top stories of the year. Read the interview and Hunt Scanlon's Top 10 Stories of 2017 here.
Boutique Search Firms Step In Where Big Recruiters Falter
September 15, 2017 – Big teams and diversified offerings boost the bottom line for the large recruitment providers. But there are growing dilemmas. That’s why more companies are turning to boutiques. CEO Craig Lapham shares insights on the competitive advantages boutique firms have in conducting successful executive searches. Read the full story on Hunt Scanlon's Daily Newswire here.
The Lapham Group Places Cyber Risk President at Chubb
July 18, 2017 – The Lapham Group has assisted insurance giant Chubb in bolstering its cyber risk practice with the recruitment of Bill Stewart as division president of Chubb’s global cyber risk practice. Craig Lapham sits down with Hunt Scanlon this week to discuss the assignment and the challenges of finding cyber talent. Read the full article on Hunt Scanlon's Newswire here.
A Look Inside the Recruitment of Insurance Leaders
June 26, 2017 - Craig Lapham, Chief Executive Officer of The Lapham Group, Discusses the Nuances of Recruiting In the Insurance Sector. This Hunt Scanlon Media interview reveals the details of a CRO search the firm recently completed. He also addresses why a client's culture is the single most important factor in a successful search and how specialist firms are increasingly gaining more senior level assignments than ever before. Click on the PDF to the right for the complete interview.
Lapham Group Recruits CEO for Insurance Information Institute
December 14, 2016 – Executive search firm The Lapham Group has placed Sean Kevelighan as president and chief executive officer of The Insurance Information Institute (III). Craig Lapham, managing partner and CEO, led the assignment. Read more on Hunt Scanlon's Newswire here.