Jim Baran

Head of Recruitment, American Industrial Partners

Jim owns Career Kaizen. Jim is a veteran manufacturing executive recruiter whose hiring experience ranges from the Global Fortune 500 to mid-market private equity. Since 2005, Career Kaizen has dedicated its executive recruitment efforts solely for private equity businesses. In 2015, American Industrial Partners asked Jim to help them design and build a talent acquisition department to recruit manufacturing executives at all levels across their $7b operating portfolio. Today, Career Kaizen & American Industrial Partners offers its distinctive PE talent model services and success selectively to other private equity firms who want a trusted, cost-effective executive hiring result.