Representative Searches

Houghton Hutcheson, Principal Consultant of Bellaire Consulting Group, has conducted more than 200 successful executive searches. The following are representative examples of search assignments that he has performed or co-led, or assignments in which our firm is currently engaged:

General Management

President and CEO, private equity backed consolidator of valve businesses serving downstream markets

President and CEO and also Chief Operating Officer (2 positions) – venture backed renewable energy startup

President and CEO, joint venture startup company to manufacture engineered plastics

President and COO, niche engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm serving downstream markets

Chief Operating Officer, national consolidator of residential services businesses

Chief Operating Officer, regional exploration and production (E&P) company

Division General Managers, national distributor of doors, windows, lumber, and related products

Sales, Marketing, and Business Development

Vice President – Business Development, worldwide provider of niche engineering and construction services

Vice President – Sales & Marketing, $1.2 billion NYSE listed distributor of building products

Vice President – Sales & Marketing, newly recapitalized provider of integrated technology solutions

Business Development Managers – Latin America and Europe/Middle East/Africa, capital goods manufacturer

Director of Marketing, manufacturer of coatings for oilfield tubular goods

Product Line Marketing Manager, worldwide snack foods business

Senior Account Executives, industry leading provider of integrated solutions for premises and perimeter security

Financial Management

Chief Financial Officer, privately held distributor of tubular goods and valves

Chief Financial Officer, venture backed startup in the renewable energy space

VP and CFO, construction products manufacturer

VP and CFO, joint venture startup company, engineered plastics

VP & Controller, independent oil & gas exploration & production company (OTC)

Regional Controllers, newly public consolidator of concrete products businesses

Engineering & Technical

VP Exploration, independent exploration & production (E&P) company

VP Engineering, mining engineering firm

VP Engineering, leading manufacturer of aseptic packaging

Director of Research & Development, manufacturer of specialty oilfield chemicals

Control Systems Engineering Manager, manufacturer of capital equipment

Senior Engineer – Composite Materials, manufacturer of non-metallic flexible pipe products for oil & gas

National Practice Leaders, leading environmental consulting firm

Director of Information Systems, venture backed renewable energy startup

Expatriate and International

President and CEO, startup joint-venture company to produce and market methanol in West Africa

Country Management Team – Turkey (5 positions), major integrated energy company

Vice-President, Africa, large independent offshore E&P company

CFO – Indonesia, international liquefied natural gas (LNG) venture

Regional Controller – Argentina, worldwide oilfield services company

VP and Representative – Latin America, major North American bank

Business Development Manager – Europe, Middle East, Africa, U.S. based capital equipment manufacturer


VP Human Resources and Director of Organizational Development (2 positions), $1 billion+ public company

VP and General Counsel, major independent oil & gas exploration and production company

Project Manager – Plant Construction, private water utility and infrastructure company

Director, Quality-Health-Safety-Environmental (QHSE), manufacturer of non-metallic flexible pipe products

Director of Procurement & Supply Chain, venture backed manufacturing startup