Ron Malachuk is a Partner in the Chicago office of JM Search and a member of the firm’s Chemicals and Materials practice. His expertise is recruiting leadership talent across multiple sectors, including agribusiness, chemicals, engineering and construction, materials, packaging, and plastics. He has also authored several white papers on the emerging technology and digital trends disrupting the process industries.
Over his career as an executive search and talent consultant, Ron has conducted Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Advisor searches and leadership projects. His clients include global industrial conglomerates, the Fortune 500, middle market manufacturing organizations, and portfolio companies of leveraged buyout and venture capital firms.
Prior to executive search, Ron worked at Wells Fargo Insurance Services as a finance leader, where he developed expertise in mergers integration, financial analysis, and forecast preparation. Ron’s prior experience includes corporate strategic planning, environmental compliance, and project management with General Motors’ ElectroMotive Diesel division and Exelon Corporation, respectively.
Ron earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering and his M.S. in Environmental Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and his M.B.A. from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.