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Salt Lake City, UT 84106

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Financial Services and the Executive Placement Industry

Since forming the Financial Services Practice, The Diestel Group has continued to significantly enhance its approach in all aspects of the Utah executive placement industry. The firm's Financial Services Practice combines extensive market knowledge and industry contacts with the firm's resources and extensive reach to recruit talent nationally for the financial executive search industry. Utah and national industry contacts include banks, investment banks, venture capital firms, and insurance companies.

Our consultants, supported by dedicated associates and information specialists, stay abreast of the current practices and trends of the financial community. The practice works as a team to stay on top of emerging companies, products and industry issues and trends.

Some recent searches in Financial Services include:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Lending Officer
  • VP of Finance
  • Director of Compliance
  • Controller
  • Director of Financial Planning & Analysis


The Diestel Group's Technology Practice is the clear leader in the Utah executive placement industry for technology-enabled businesses in the intermountain west. As a sponsor of both The Wayne Brown Institute and Technology to Market, we are very involved in helping emerging technology businesses. At the same time, well-established companies have relied on us to provide them with fast tracking industry leaders to keep their organizations growing. Leveraging our experience, we have moved quickly to create the speed, mobility and innovative approaches essential to today's technology executive search.

Every search is customized-whether it is for the smallest start-up venture or the industry leader. We conduct searches that build high performance leadership teams at the chief, vice president, director and manager level. The success of our placements shows our access, impact, and influence in the executive search industry, Utah high-tech talent pools, and beyond.

A few recent technology assignments include:

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director of Software Engineering
  • Vice President of Development
  • Director of IT
  • Director of Web Analytics
  • Director of Customer Support


The Diestel Group has built a strong and progressive Utah executive placement industry practice in manufacturing. We have been instrumental in building out executive management teams, adding that missing piece, and have helped in turnaround situations.

The Diestel Group recruits and places all types of professionals for manufacturing companies. These include all job titles for Engineering, Manufacturing, Production, Quality, and Materials. Positions may be located at plant sites or headquarters offices. Industries served include, but are not limited to, the following: Automotive, Stamping, Forging, Machining, Plastics, Rubber, and all other industries involved in manufacturing.

Areas of manufacturing we have conducted searches in include:

  • Aerospace
  • Consumer
  • Contract
  • Medical Device
  • General

CRM / Call Center

Enterprise systems and a commitment to better customer service have helped companies increase their revenues and create life-time users and customers. Call centers and CRM solutions have skyrocketed in the last several years. Today, companies in the Customer Support/ CRM industries succeed by adding value and increasing margins through operational efficiency. It has become increasingly critical for companies to hire talent with industry-specific experience.

The Diestel Group has been active in the executive search industry from our first days. We have built a database of industry leaders and market drivers. Our work in this area spans most of the functional areas within the industry. The Diestel Group has built a successful practice by leveraging our local, national and international contacts in the industry.

Consumer Goods

The executive search industries served by The Diestel Group's Consumer Goods Practice are highly diverse, and are characterized by continually shifting dynamics and often-volatile markets. The last decade alone has witnessed dramatic changes in the marketplace as companies launched new products and services via traditional and new channels and promoted them via traditional and new media, to meet previously untapped customer needs.

The Diestel Group understands the multitude of issues in the consumer world, and are fully equipped to identify the caliber of professionals you need in the executive search industry to achieve your corporate goals. We are seasoned search executives, and are able to swiftly and efficiently identify and attract key industry players in the regional and industry specific markets.

Our Consumer Goods Practice understands the importance of world-class marketing and manufacturing experience in particular, and is able to deliver industry leaders to our clients.

Our executive search industry practice areas include:

  • Durables & luxury goods
  • Restaurant
  • Food & beverage
  • Hospitality & leisure
  • Nutraceutical

Non Profit Industry

We take great pride in the fact that The Diestel Group is committed to developing and promoting life science industries by partnering with leading companies to develop their organizations and help build teams that can bring innovative products to market - including products that will benefit non profit organizations.

Our non profit clients include some of the leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare companies in the region, and we share in their enthusiasm for the future of these vital organizations. At the same time, we recognize that these critical pathways into the 21st Century demand vision, dedication and an informed knowledge base. The collective experience of our consultants and support staff provides a detailed, in-depth understanding of the research and development process for non profit organizations and industries - and of the professionals who function successfully within it.

The areas we specialize in include Product Development, Analytical, Regulatory Affairs, QA/QC, Clinical Research, Non Profit Industries, Manufacturing, Technical Services, Business Development, Auditing and Validation. Should your experience be other than those listed, we would like to know of your availability as openings in other areas do occur. We look forward to assisting both new clients and candidates.