GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview, “Keys to Recruiting and Retaining Executives in the US Automotive Industry” features Howard Kesten. Howard is President of APA Search Inc., an executive search firm specializing in the automotive industry. He is also a noted industry guest speaker, and a board member of numerous automotive aftermarket companies.
Audio Interview Guest
Howard Kesten, President
APA Search, Inc.
In the 15-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Kesten discusses these questions:
- How do international suppliers create high-performing offices in the USA?
- How do you recruit in a tight labor market?
- How do you hold onto your employees in a tight labor market?
- When does it make sense to use your internal recruiters, versus hiring a recruiting firm?
About Howard Kesten
For 30 years, Howard Kesten has been the Owner/President of APA Search Inc., an executive search firm specializing in the automotive industry. Between 1988 to 2020, APA Search interviewed more than 50,000 automotive industry executives and placed over 3,000 of them in companies ranging in size from $2 million to $60 billion.
Howard provides counseling to his corporate clients in organizational development. He also provides coaching to executives to help accelerate their careers.
Prior to APA Search, he spent several years with Dana Corporation, and earlier owned and operated a large chain of automotive two-step warehouses in the New York tristate area. He is also a noted industry guest speaker and a board member of numerous Aftermarket companies.