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Thomas Baker

Senior Research Associate

Executive Search, Industrial, Life Sciences, Research & Search Support

Thomas Baker joined Diversified Search Groupin 2019, working primarily in the Life Sciences and Industrial practices. He boasts two decades of experience in executive search and talent acquisition.

Before joining Diversified Search, Baker was a Managing Associate in the Industrial practice at Korn Ferry. There, he was responsible for full life-cycle recruitment and served as a Subject Matter Specialist in their Chemical and Materials Sector (which included refining, chemicals, performance materials, paper and packaging, and construction materials). Prior to Baker’s time at Korn Ferry, he spent over ten years as a Dallas-based Executive Search Consultant within Russell Reynolds Associates’ Global Chemical and Process Industries practice. He focused primarily on the execution of general management, manufacturing operations, and research and development assignments.

Baker began his executive search career with Ray & Berndtson.  His search experience included work in a variety of functions and diverse industries such as medical devices, consumer products, and technology.  He began his career with IBM in their Marketing and Service Operations.

Education

BA, Literary Studies
University of Texas – Dallas