Kaye/Bassman Names Leaders For Consumer Products Specialty Practice

Kaye/Bassman International has appointed Ira Bershad and Erin Chiarelli to lead the consumer products specialty practice within the firm. The practice will specialize in placing mid to senior-level professionals in the areas of sales management, category management, trade marketing, customer marketing, brand marketing, sales planning, and food service.

Mr. Bershad was formally a principal with BSG, as well as a managing partner with The Lucas Group. He has over 20 years of experience in the consumer products industry and will assume the responsibility of leading and expanding Kaye/Bassman’s consumer products practice. Ms. Chiarelli was previously a principal at BSG, as well as a senior recruiter with The Lucas Group. She has extensive experience in the consumer products industry and, as a senior search consultant, will join Mr. Bershad in the expansion and development of the practice.

Jeff Kaye, CEO of Kaye/Bassman, said: “We are excited to add to our firm search professionals of the caliber of Ira and Erin. Their reputation, in-depth knowledge of the industry and manner in which they conduct business makes them a perfect cultural fit for us and a welcomed addition for our new and existing clients.”