Horton International

Bob Gilchrist

Managing Partner

Bob is a Managing Partner of Horton International U.S.A. and has had a leadership role in executive search since 1994. Bob provides board-, C- and director-level search services in a variety of functional areas to a diverse client base, ranging from Fortune 50 companies to small, high-technology, start-up businesses. Bob’s earlier business career included positions in engineering, R&D, marketing and senior management with Bendix (AlliedSignal), Kaman Corporation and Ensign Bickford Industries. Bob has been elected to serve as the Director of the Americas Region on the Board of Horton International. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors of a NASDAQ-listed manufacturing company and served as Chairman of their Compensation Committee.

Bob Gilchrist


  • "Knowing your Executive Talent - A Panoramic View of Executive Search" (search-consult, Issue 39, 2011) 


  • M.B.A. Studies, University of Hartford
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Industry Expertise

  • Industrial, Manufacturing
  • Energy, Utilities and Natural Resources

Functional Expertise

  • General Management
  • Finance
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Manufacturing, Operations
  • Engineering
  • Research and Development

Languages Spoken

  • English

Office Location

C/O Upward Hartford
20 Church Street
Mezzanine Level
Hartford, CT 06103

Tel. +1 860 521 0101

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