Placement Made: Handler Announces Search for SVP/GM CMC Automation

Atlanta, GA. – June 5, 2023 We are honored to announce Handler’s launch of a retained search to hire a SVP/GM CMC Automation for one of our most excellent clients, Card-Monroe Corporation.   Located in Chattanooga, TN, our client is an industrial manufacturer and enjoys an unmatched leadership role in the global marketplace. Founded 42 years ago, this company maintains a rich history of profitability with a strong, debt-free balance sheet.  As a privately-held enterprise, the company proudly describes itself as a faith-based organization. 

CMC is actively pursuing the development of an industrial automation division (CMC Automation) to add to its core capabilities and enhance its industry leading position throughout the world.  CMC’s customers are also highly interested in this initiative. CMC’s CEO recently shared this new division will be, “the future of our company!” In fact, its leadership believes this division will double CMC’s revenues in the next five years.

A Leadership opportunity such as this is rare – you will serve an extraordinary organization that has experienced great success and is top in its field.  Working humbly with its highly talented and committed team, the possibilities for the future of this company are endless! 

The ideal candidate will bring unique leadership and technical qualifications and deep experience in the industrial automation sector. We seek a person with 7+ years of leadership in implementing creative automation solutions in manufacturing and industrial industries to include evaluations, ideations, and solutions creation with a top-tier automation supplier and customer network. He/ She will possess strong leadership qualities and at least 7 years of progressive career advancement with a serious commitment to CMC’s Core Values & Mission.  Additionally, the successful candidate will be known as  an automation thought leader with a passion for building teams and creating new processes for integrated automation solutions to customer problems.

Next Steps:

  1. To learn more about the opportunity, please listen to our audio file
  2. Qualified and interested, please sumbit a resume to or contact Alissa Hawkins, Partner, at 770-974-3598
  3. Refer a Colleague /make a confidential nomination, email us.

We look forward to hearing from you!