Calibre One Exceeds Quarterly Goals and Expands U.S. Team

Press Release – SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Calibre One, a leader in retained executive search operating across North America, Europe, and Asia, announced the expansion of their North American team alongside back to back quarters of unprecedented growth.

Calibre One experienced record U.S. growth during Q1 and Q2 with a notable increase in C-level executive searches in the SaaS and Healthcare IT sectors.  Revenues grew by 42% and 12% in Q1 and Q2, respectively, compared to 2012.  Anticipated revenues for Q3 and Q4 indicate continued growth with steep increases from 2012.  The firm has kept a laser focus on the technology space placing executives across mobile, communications, consumer internet, hardware, software, healthcare IT, clean technologies, and financial services sectors.

“We have seen an uptick in all our core areas and see the demand for key executives, to power our client’s growth, as continuing to strengthen” noted Tom Barnes, Managing Partner.

To support the firm’s continued success, Calibre One has expanded its North American team with multiple new key hires.  Most recently, John Morrow joined as Partner in their San Francisco office.  Mr. Morrow comes to Calibre One with an extensive 10-year background in executive search across various industries including electronics, hardware, advanced materials, software, clean technology, and energy. His most notable clients include Atmel, Cypress Semiconductor, Oclaro, PG&E, SunPower, CloudMade, and GMZ Energy where he helped negotiate key executive hires.

Dan Grosh, Managing Partner, noted, “Having John on board is a huge win for Calibre One.  He is well respected with clients and executive candidates, fits within our team culture extremely well and will be a significant member of the team.”

To expand the firm’s outward presence and reach new clients, Calibre One recruited a Director of Marketing.  Stephanie Dobyns came to the firm from a San Jose clean tech business incubator, the Environmental Business Cluster. In addition, the firm has added four new associates to support candidate research and market analysis.

About Calibre One
Established in 1999, Calibre One is the leading international boutique executive search firm specializing in working with technology centric businesses at all stages of the development and size.  Based in North America, Europe, and Asia, Calibre One specializes in building main board and senior management teams for market leading and cutting edge innovators, alike.

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