Ginny McGarrity Joins Lantern Partners

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<p><strong>Chicago &mdash; Nov. 27</strong><br />Lantern Partners, a national, retained senior executive search firm, has announced that Ginny McGarrity has joined the firm as a partner. McGarrity will focus on recruiting senior executives for positions at consumer products and services companies.<br /><br />Most recently, McGarrity was a vice president in the executive search practice at Kensington International Inc., where she led the firm&#39;s marketing practice. During her career as an executive recruiter, she placed senior executives at companies spanning consumer manufacturing and services, financial services, technology and professional services.<br /><br />”Ginny, like each of our partners, is an expert in her industry area of focus &mdash; consumer products and services &mdash; because she has worked as well as recruited in this field,” said Christopher A. Morgan of Lantern Partners. “Her comprehensive knowledge of strategic talent acquisition in this industry will complement the broad range of industries we currently serve.”<br /><br />Prior to entering the executive search field, McGarrity spent a decade in marketing at consumer products companies, including Kraft Foods. During this period, she managed well-known consumer brands and managed the development and commercialization of new consumer products. Her career experience also encompasses management consulting and national restaurant chain marketing.<br /><br />McGarrity has a master&#39;s of business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is active in volunteer organizations, including the Kellogg Women&#39;s Business Association advisory board and Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation. She is on the steering committee for the Network of Executive Women (NEW) Consumer Products and Retail Industry and is a past board member of Leadership Illinois. She is the 2007 recipient of the Leadership Illinois president&#39;s award. McGarrity has authored multiple articles and is a frequent speaker about talent management and industry trends associated with executive recruiting. </p>

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