Chief Operating Officer Recruiting Services

Talent is the single most important resource to any company, especially when it comes to c-suite positions. Hiring the right Chief Operating Officer can easily make the difference between sustainable, long-term growth and stagnation. At Kaplan, we apply our executive search expertise to find the absolute perfect fit for a COO at your company.


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Why Kaplan?

We are uniquely positioned to assist smaller middle-market companies find ideal candidates for chief operating officer positions. Adam Kaplan, the founder, owner, and CEO of Kaplan served as a COO for several years with a company of this size, granting us functional knowledge of the particular needs of these businesses and the role a COO must play.

While we recruit executives for companies of all shapes and sizes, we specialize in recruiting COOs for middle-market companies. Our clients often include family businesses and those utilizing the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS).

Our Process

We are dedicated to recruiting exemplary chief operating officers that seamlessly integrate with our clients’ companies. To ensure a successful recruitment and onboarding process, we manage every single stage in the process including:

  • Carefully studying the company’s culture
  • Analyzing the personalities of the CEO and other employees from top to bottom who will work with the COO
  • Complete Kolbe indexes (we are Kolbe certified)
  • Developing and refining an ideal candidate profile
  • Searching for and finding potential candidates
  • Scheduling and planning for interviews
  • Drafting offer letters
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Assisting with onboarding
  • And more

This includes carefully studying the client’s company, culture, and workflow, developing an ideal candidate profile, drafting an offer letter, negotiating a contract, and onboarding the new hire.

Our executive search process provides your company with an excellent COO hire with a minimal time-investment on your part. At the end of the day, our recruiting saves you time, money, and effort, all while supercharging your business with top talent. Contact us today to get started finding the perfect chief operating officer for your business.