LENEXA, Kan., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third time in four years, B. E. Smith is the No. 1 executive search firm according to Modern Healthcare's 2012 annual report listing the largest healthcare executive search firms in the United States. The top 25 firms were ranked by number of senior-level healthcare executive placements in 2011. B. E. Smith topped the list with 381 successful placements.
"A successful executive placement begins with a strong partnership with each client, ensuring their specific needs are met and the ideal leadership match is identified," said Doug Smith, president and chief executive officer, B. E. Smith. "More than 30 years of healthcare recruitment experience combined with the industry's top search leaders enables B. E. Smith to deliver the highest quality results which are reflected in our top ranking in Modern Healthcare's report. It is an honor to be recognized for these efforts."
This is the second straight year B. E. Smith has been ranked No. 1 on Modern Healthcare's listing and has claimed the top spot three of the last four years. B. E. Smith is the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare industry, providing Interim Leadership, Permanent Executive Recruitment and Consulting Solutions to clients around the globe.
Modern Healthcare, a weekly healthcare magazine and the leading industry publication, is ranked number one in readership among healthcare executives. Modern Healthcare's report on healthcare executive search firms is based on self-reported data gathered in a survey conducted annually. In addition to executive placements, the report includes information on ownership, net revenue, number of recruiters on staff, website and headquarters location.
About B. E. Smith: Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service healthcare leadership solutions firm and the top-ranked provider of senior-level leadership services including Interim Leadership, Executive Search and Consulting Solutions. B. E. Smith's proven methodology has resulted in the recent successful placement of more than 600 total leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. The firm utilizes a comprehensive sourcing strategy and the largest database of skilled senior-level healthcare executives in the industry to deliver immediate results in today's complex healthcare environment. For more information, visit www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.