Charles Aris executive recruiter Jitima earns promotion to VP

by Caitlyn Banks
Marketing Intern at Charles Aris Inc.

Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has promoted Strategy & Corporate Development practice leader Jill Jitima to vice president. In her new role, Jitima adds deepening senior leadership responsibilities to her work as head of the firm’s Consumer / Retail industry recruiting practice.

During her two and a half years as a Charles Aris practice leader, Jitima has made 37 placements in client organizations. She has partnered with 18 unique companies across the Consumer, Retail and Food & Beverage sectors.

“I’m excited to continue growing and developing here at Charles Aris,” Jitima said. “I’m so thankful to work for a firm that has given me unending support on professional and personal levels. I’m ready to take the next step and become a part of our senior leadership team.”

Jitima joined the firm in 2011 after holding multiple leadership roles at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and has since worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies across food and beverage, health and beauty, household goods, consumer durables, apparel, and retail. Her continued success in client care stems from her deep knowledge of the strategy and corporate development space and her commitment to identifying and attracting A-level talent for her client organizations.

“The entire firm is extremely excited about Jill’s promotion to vice president, which is very well deserved,” said Charles Aris COO Allen Oakley. “Jill continues to make a valuable impact on the firm, helping it grow successfully. Her work is felt across the entire organization and she is truly a cultural beacon who defines what servant leadership is all about.”

Jitima earned her bachelor’s degree in business marketing and international studies from Marshall University and studied abroad at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. She also holds a master’s degree in human resources from Marshall.

To learn more about her Strategy & Corporate Development recruiting efforts in the Consumer / Retail sector, call Jill Jitima at (336) 378-1818, extension 9115, or email her at jillian.jitima@charlesaris.com.