Gus Bageanis isn’t just an executive recruiter. He’s a food manufacturing savant, deeply versed in the nuances of Dairy, Meat, Ingredients, Ethnic Foods, Frozen Foods, Beverages, and much more. With just over a decade of experience navigating this fast-paced, dynamic industry, Gus has an unparalleled understanding of its challenges and opportunities.
Gus builds bridges between industry titans and mid-sized powerhouses, catering to Food Manufacturing clients with revenues exceeding $200 million, from 500-employee operations to sprawling 10,000+ workforce giants.
His expertise spans the C-Suite spectrum, placing visionary COOs, CEOs, Presidents, CMOs, CSOs, CFOs, CIOs, EVPs, SVPs, and VPs to guide your company’s trajectory. But his reach extends beyond the boardroom. Gus also assembles exceptional talent for Operations, Sales, Quality, Supply Chain, Maintenance, Engineering, Human Resources, Finance, Sustainability, Marketing, IT, and R&D.
NAMI and Pinnacle Society affiliations mark Gus as a top-tier talent hunter, while his award-winning track record speaks volumes about his delivery. But it’s Gus’s personal touch that truly sets him apart. He cultivates deep relationships, understanding your unique needs and becoming an extension of your vision.
Gus and his team aren’t one-trick ponies. They excel at simultaneously filling multiple engineer and manager-level roles, across plant locations and corporate HQs. They’ve also conquered multiple C-level placements in the past year alone, a testament to their agility and success.
Contingent or retained? You choose. Gus offers flexible solutions to fit your talent acquisition budget and timeline. Whether you prefer the flexibility of a contingent model or the commitment of a retained approach, Gus tailors his services to align seamlessly with your needs and goals.
Gus believes in the power of genuine connection. He builds lasting partnerships with clients and candidates, ensuring he’s your go-to advisor for years to come. It’s not just about filling roles for Gus and his team. It’s about fueling the growth and success of your entire organization. He delivers the best talent, aligned with your culture and expectations.
Choosing a trusted partner who truly gets the food manufacturing landscape for your talent acquisition strategy and succession planning is a simple and obvious next step the moment you meet Gus. He’ll be your architect, your guide, and your secret weapon in building a winning team.
For Gus Bageanis, serving and helping others have always been the most fulfilling ways to live life. This philosophy led him to embark on a new career path in executive search in 2013. Today, Gus has the privilege of leading a team of Food and Beverage Recruiters dedicated to uniting exceptional talent with ambitious companies globally. Their mission is to facilitate the growth and success of great companies by acquiring top-notch talent.
Gus’s commitment to service extends beyond mere career placements. Inspired by the ethos of 1 Corinthians 10:31 – “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” – he aims to serve both clients and talent with excellence and integrity. His ultimate goal is to change lives through new opportunities and brighter career paths with remarkable companies. Choosing Gus means choosing a partner who not only understands the food manufacturing landscape but also strives to make a positive impact on the lives of those he serves.
Gus Bageanis – Food Manufacturing Guru | Executive Search Architect | Building Leaders for the Food & Beverage Industry
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