Cleveland, OH, July 12, 2017 – Ratliff & Taylor, Northeast Ohio’s largest full-service talent management firm, announced Michael Johnson is joining the firm as Senior Vice President of Board and Executive Services. Mike is a Global Human Resources and Business Executive with extensive Private Equity and Fortune 500 experience. He most recently served as a member of the Executive Committee and Corporate Officer leading global human resources for OM Group Inc.
“Our executive clients tell us they continue to seek counsel from those they trust, and from those who have extensive experience and credibility at the executive and Board levels. Mike’s deep experience in building strong relationships has earned him the reputation as a respected, key partner among global business leaders and in the Boardroom,” says Ratliff & Taylor CEO Mike Milby.
In his new role, Johnson will be consulting with senior leaders, integrating people strategies with business objectives, both tactically and strategically. “I’ve watched Ratliff & Taylor evolve over the last few years, distinguishing themselves with expertise in the management of talent,” says Johnson. “As I continue to provide counsel to senior leaders, particularly as they build and develop their core leadership teams, I can leverage Ratliff & Taylor’s integrated solutions at the senior-most levels of an organization. I am thrilled to be part of their team.”
Johnson has more than three decades of experience providing innovative human capital solutions with organizations such as OM Group, Sanofi-Aventis and FXI Foamex Innovation. He is known as a transformational leader, astute strategist, and coach to C-suite and Board level leaders. “There are few people who truly understand how to integrate business and culture from an insider’s perspective. Mike’s experience guiding complex and dynamic organizations will be well received by the broader business community,” says Ratliff & Taylor President Beth Sweeney.
Ratliff & Taylor serves corporate clients in the areas of Executive Search, Leadership Development and Career Transition. Based in Northeast Ohio, the firm has attracted clients from around the world and provides counsel to both middle-market and Fortune 500 organizations.