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Position Specifications Released in Search for the Next President & CEO of NAMM In anticipation of the retirement of NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond and to offer the global industry association continued stability , the NAMM Executive Committee and executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates have released the position specifications for the association ’ s next chief executive officer .
The search firm , which was announced earlier this year , has detailed the position and related responsibilities , which include carrying out the vision , mission , and objectives of the global association ; directing professional and support staff in the creation , planning , and coordination of programs to meet objectives ; serving as an advocate for core industry issues ; and directing those engaged in building the industry ’ s annual gathering , The NAMM Show , among many other responsibilities .
“ Since 1946 , our industry has been under the steady guidance and management of only three CEOs ,” says Joel Menchey , NAMM chair and president of Menchey Music Service . “ The NAMM Executive Search Committee and Russell Reynolds are at work to continue this tradition of a seamless , stable transition to continue to provide a platform of member engagement and business continuity for our industry association .”
The Search Committee includes the NAMM Executive Committee as well as two industry leaders , past NAMM Chair Larry Morton of Hal Leonard and Nick Averwater of AMRO Music .
Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leadership advisory and search firm that works across the public , private , and non-profit sectors , with a focus on the recruitment of transformational leaders who can meet the challenges of today and tomorrow .
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a confidential letter of interest and resume to namm @ russellreynolds . com .