Career Partners International Names Douglas J. Matthews New President & CEO

Posted June 15, 2016

Career Partners International (CPI), one of the largest talent management career services consultancies in the world, announced today that they have named Douglas J. Matthews as their new President & CEO. An accomplished business leader, Matthews has held senior leadership positions within the career transition and talent management industry during his career.

In his new role, Matthews will provide full leadership responsibility to drive CPI’s brand visibility nationally and globally. Building on CPI’s unique strengths, he will work to grow global market share and competitive differentiation of CPI’s best-in-class services.

Doug Matthews

“We could not be more pleased to welcome Doug to Career Partners International as our President & CEO,” said Sharon Imperiale, Chair of CPI’s Board of Directors.  “Our clients across the globe count on us to provide innovative and world class talent management solutions for their employees and we take that responsibility seriously.  Given Doug’s broad experience in the Talent Management space along with his extremely successful past in our industry, he will lead us in meeting our goal to be the world leader in Talent Management and Career Transition.”

Before joining CPI, Matthews worked with the Columbus Council on World Affairs, consulting with business people to become more globally fluent. Prior to that, he served as President & COO of Right Management after many years of holding critical roles within the organization. He also held the position of Director at The Center for Employment Resources earlier in his career.

“When I had the opportunity to meet with several of CPI’s equity partners, it became abundantly clear that CPI’s commitment to incredible client service with intense integrity surpassed any that I had experienced in my entire career,” Matthews said. “By far, CPI offers career transition programs and talent management solutions that deliver proven results that matter intensely to individuals and organizations.”

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