by Tyler & Company

Nov. 13, 2008

ATLANTA – J. Larry Tyler, President and CEO of healthcare executive search firm Tyler & Company, has been elected to the board of Signium International, Inc., and named the organization’s Regional Speaker of the Americas.

Tyler was added to Signium’s board during its annual conference in Atlanta in mid-October. In his new role as Regional Speaker of the Americas, Tyler will coordinate meetings and business activities between Signium’s North and South American affiliates.

Tyler & Company joined Signium in April to strengthen its position in the healthcare and life science executive search market by cultivating relationships with similar firms around the world. Signium is a consortium of executive search firms with 38 offices in 23 countries. Through the new alliance, Tyler & Company has been able to widen its range of executive searches both domestically and internationally, offering clients executive candidates drawn from a global pool of talent.

"Our relationship with Signium International is going well," says J. Larry Tyler, FAAHC, FACHE, FHFMA, CMPE. "We’re developing good relationships with our counterparts around the world, and we’re pleased with where we are at this point."

Tyler says the two firms are a perfect fit because Signium wants to promote healthcare and life sciences service lines in the United States, and Tyler & Company specializes in these areas.

Tyler, founder and president of Tyler & Company, recently celebrated his company’s 30-year anniversary. His firm has offices located in Atlanta, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and Austin, and is ranked in the top 10 largest executive healthcare search firms by Modern Healthcare. Tyler & Company was the host of Signium’s annual conference this year, which was held in Atlanta.

Signium International was founded more than 50 years ago, and was one of the first management consulting firms created with a focus on senior-level executive search. One of the founders of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, Signium participated in the creation of the professional and ethical standards of the executive search industry.

Tyler & Company specializes in healthcare and life science executive search. The four-office firm is ranked in the top 15 largest executive healthcare search firms by Modern Healthcare and is among Executive Recruiter News’ Top 40 largest retained search firms. Tyler & Company enjoys an outstanding reputation for the quality of and timeliness of its search process.