History

We decided over 35 yrs ago to focus on a reasonably small niche better than anyone else in the world. That is why we are the experts in matching candidates to vacancies, and more important, creating long-term relationships between people and companies. Explore our rich history in the timeline below:

1972
Michael Hollander joined the VIP Corporation, a seminal and innovative leader in the field of executive recruiting based in Los Angeles.
1977
Rizzuti Hollander, Inc. was founded, a search firm specializing in technology for the food and consumer products industry.
1978
Arnold Zimmerman joined Paul Norsell & Associates (Food & Consumer Products Technical Recruiting), Los Angeles, CA
1979
Arnold Zimmerman established Horizon Associates Inc., specializing in recruiting technical professionals for Food and Consumer Products Industries
1982
Rizzuti Hollander merged with Horizon Associates of Los Angeles to form Hollander Horizon International.
2004
Julia Carey started consulting for Hollander Horizon International as an Executive Recruiter following a 20+ year career in Food Product Development
2006
Lowell Isom joined Hollander Horizon International as a Partner following an 11 year career in Food Product Development
2007
Valerie Hamm started consulting for Hollander Horizon International as an Executive Recruiter in Packaging following a 20+ year career in Food Packaging
2007
Sheri Baker started consulting for Hollander Horizon International as an Executive Recruiter following a 14 year career in Food Product Development
2012
Bella Cenzano-Fong started consulting for Hollander Horizon International as an Executive Recruiter following a 14 year career in Food Product Development
2012
Hollander Horizon International officially transferred financial ownership to Lowell Isom - Manager Partner.