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Julie Kanak Promoted to Leader of New Agribusiness Practice at Diversified Search Group

Expert in global business, banking, and natural resources.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 13, 2023 – Diversified Search Group, a leading Top 10 executive search firm in the country, has announced the appointment of Julie Kanak as the leader of the firm’s new Agribusiness Practice. Kanak brings a wealth of global business, banking, and natural resources expertise to her role.

“The agribusiness sector is rapidly evolving, driven by technological advancements, sustainability concerns, and changing consumer preferences.,” says Aileen K. Alexander, CEO at Diversified Search Group. “Julie’s exceptional background, combined with her deep understanding of the global market, will bring immense value as we respond to the global opportunities and challenges impacting our clients in agribusiness.”

Kanak brings extensive experience and is a trusted advisor in attracting and placing board, general management, and financial executives for a wide range of enterprises, from Fortune 500 companies to emerging ventures. Kanak’s tenure with a boutique agribusiness search firm complements a deep understanding of the agribusiness, food, and energy sectors stemming from her successful banking and corporate finance career.

Diversified Search Group’s new Agribusiness Practice focuses on transformational leadership to drive innovation and strategy and navigate market dynamics to ensure sustainable growth and profitability in the agricultural sector. Industry experts focus on cultivating leadership to meet increasing global food demands, ensure food security, promote environmental stewardship, and drive efficiency throughout the agricultural value chain.

“We are thrilled to have Julie lead and grow our Agribusiness Practice,” says Diversified Search Group Founder and Chair Judith M. von Seldeneck. “This sector has continued to evolve over the last 50 years, and our team is achieving yet another milestone to help businesses achieve their growth goals while successfully navigating a changing world.”