Bruce MacLane Jr.


Bruce MacLane, Jr. is a Principal at JM Search and a Firm’s Industrial Technology Practice member. Bruce has deep experience running talent acquisition, particularly at the executive officer level, across numerous industries, including aerospace, industrial manufacturing, and consumer products. Bruce’s passion is to support organizations in identifying and retaining top talent that drives organizational performance.

Prior to JM Search, Bruce led Global Talent Acquisition for several large companies, including GE Aviation, Newell Brands, and Novelis.  Bruce also built and ran the executive recruiting function at The Home Depot. In addition to his client-side experience, Bruce spent 10 years in the executive search industry, most notably with global firms: Korn/Ferry International and Heidrick & Struggles.

Bruce received his B.A. from the University of Georgia. Bruce is a Certified Hogan Assessment Coach and 360 Degree Facilitated Feedback Coach.  Outside the office, Bruce enjoys playing guitar, attending music festivals with his twin sons, and playing golf.