ONS Selects Korn/Ferry International to Lead the Search for the Next Chief Executive Officer

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)  is pleased to announce that it has retained Korn/Ferry International to conduct the search for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Current CEO Paula Rieger, RN, MSN, CAE, FAAN, has announced her retirement and will be transitioning this year when a new CEO is in place.

“The ONS search committee completed a thorough process to identify the best executive recruitment firm which most optimally aligns with our needs at ONS,” said ONS member Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, FAAN, who has been appointed chair of the search committee.

Lorraine Lavet, Korn/Ferry's sector leader for National Association Specialty Practice, will co-lead the search for the firm along with her colleague Maureen Ryan, Senior Client Partner for Global Healthcare Services.

With the hiring of Korn/Ferry International, the next step in the recruitment process is for the search committee and firm to develop a job description and qualifications, which is expected to take one month. The search committee has been appointed and includes:

Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, FAAN (Chair)

Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN

Carlton Brown, PhD, RN, AOCN®, FAAN

Kristine Burns, MBA

Georgia Decker, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCN®, FAAN

Mary Garlick Roll, RN, MS

Tracy Gosselin, PhD, RN, AOCN®

Mary Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN®, FAAN

Cyndi Miller-Murphy, MSN, RN, CAE

Interested candidates or referral of potential candidates may contact Korn/Ferry directly for more information and instructions by sending an email to Lorraine.Lavet@kornferry.com or Maureen.Ryan@kornferry.com.