Soheila Ataei Joins Morgan Samuels As Chief Human Capital Officer
Morgan Samuels announced the recent appointment of Soheila Ataei as Chief Human Capital Officer. In this newly created role, Ms. Ataei will be responsible for all aspects of the internal human capital function and will oversee operational performance.
Janice DiPietro, President of Morgan Samuels said, “Soheila is a brilliant human capital professional who shares Morgan Samuels’ enthusiasm for delivering unparalleled client service. We are delighted to welcome Sohelia to the team, and are certain she will be an asset to our continued growth.”
Morgan Samuels provides strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent. The company has been in the business of human capital consulting and executive search for over 40 years, and has worked with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to rapid growth, private equity-backed firms. Morgan Samuels has an average close cycle of 76 days.
Prior to joining Morgan Samuels, Ms. Ataei most recently served as a consultant to a variety of clients within the Los Angeles market. Her previous corporate experience includes leadership human resources roles with Scripps Networks Interactive, Starz Media, and G4TV. She joined Scripps when the company acquired the Travel Channel and planned and executed the realignment and integration of the acquired assets.
Named to the 2006 Most Influential Minorities in Cable, Ms. Ataei is a graduate of Women in Cable Telecommunications’ Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She holds an undergraduate degree in English from the College of Language Translation in Tehran, Iran, and has completed graduate courses towards an MBA program at Northrop University, in El Segundo, CA.
“This role presents me with the opportunity to expand my professional horizons because it allows me be more engaged in the operational aspects of Morgan Samuels, delivering an unparalleled client experience,” Ms. Ataei said. “And having been on the other side, hopefully my experiences will be helpful to both the firm and the clients.”
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