14 January 2022, Cleveland, OH — AMS (formerly Alexander Mann Solutions), a global provider of talent outsourcing and advisory services, announces the acquisition of talent transformation consulting firm, CnL Advisors. Managing partners and talent experts, Bill Cleary and Stefan Lint, will join the AMS Talent Advisory Services leadership team to help drive growth in the Americas.
With an ongoing evolution of workforce expectations and labor challenges, the AMS Innovation business continues to experience rising global demand for talent advisory and transformation services. To add to a team of talent experts worldwide, the AMS Advisory Services team has acquired the experience and domain expertise of CnL Advisors to bolster the growth of AMS’s advisory capability in the US.
Bill Cleary, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of CnL Advisors joins AMS as Managing Director of Advisory for the Americas, where he will play a critical role in growing the Talent Advisory business. In this newly created leadership role, Bill will leverage his two decades of experience in working with HR and Talent Acquisition leaders to enable their transformation journeys from top-tier advisory firms such as Deloitte and PWC, as well as serving as a senior faculty advisory for the Josh Bersin Academy.
“Bringing CnL Advisors into the AMS Talent Advisory team confirms a commitment and investment to ongoing client service innovation and capability growth, especially in the Americas. This opportunity provides us the opportunity to share our collective transformation experience with an impressive portfolio of AMS clients,” noted Bill Cleary, CnL Advisors co-founder. “The team is already on a tremendous growth trajectory, and we look forward to contributing to AMS success in the years ahead.”
Stefan Lint, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at CnL Advisors, brings his 20+ years of senior leadership expertise helping clients drive talent acquisition transformation with firms Deloitte, Accenture and IBM to his new role at AMS. Stefan joins the Talent Advisory leadership team with a keen focus on ensuring service delivery excellence for clients as they partner with AMS to pursue talent transformation.
“The fast-changing labor market over the past several years has created unrelenting growth for our AMS Advisory team,” noted Laurie Padua, Managing Director of Advisory at AMS. “We were thrilled at the opportunity to bring both Bill and Stefan into the AMS family, leveraging their combined talent expertise and industry heritage to help our clients usher in the next era of talent transformation as they seek new ways to build, grow and keep the people they need to drive their business forward.”
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