Retained executive search firm Caldwell (TSX: CWL)  announced a major enhancement to its recruiting capabilities in the aviation, transportation and hospitality space with the addition of Frank Morogiello as a partner in the firm’s Industrial Practice, based in Dallas.

With more than 30 years of experience as both a search professional and airline executive, Mr. Morogiello has a deep understanding of the aviation industry, with relevant leadership and management experience in organizational structure, sales, human capital, customer relationship management, business strategy, logistics and distribution . He is particularly adept at recruiting C-suite executives and board directors to global companies.

Prior to joining Caldwell, Mr. Morogiello held leadership roles with several other international search firms. Before beginning his professional recruiting career, he was with American Airlines for 20 years in multiple operations and corporate roles, ending his tenure as the head of global sales with responsibility for contracting revenues with Fortune 500 corporations, travel and government agencies, and trade associations.

“Frank is well-known, well-connected, well-respected and very experienced in the aviation, transportation and hospitality space, making him a fantastic addition to our global Industrial Practice team” said Dave Winston, managing partner of Caldwell’s Industrial Practice and Dallas office. “I have known Frank for many years. His professionalism, expertise, business and customer focus, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit will be a great addition to our firm, culture and client delivery capabilities.”

Mr. Morogiello holds a bachelor’s degree from Wagner College and completed the executive program at The University of Illinois at Chicago Business School with a concentration in finance. He serves on several boards with companies who have interests in travel & technology, including the Texas Travel Industry Association, and serves as an advisor to Rocksolid, creators of the first ever soft-shell head protection designed specifically for football.

“We remain focused on adding high caliber, seasoned partners who have the relevant experience and intrinsic passion, as we do, to deliver outstanding client solutions with transformational talent,” said John Wallace, chief executive officer. “Frank is a wonderful addition to the Caldwell team, adding greatly to our ability to serve clients in the aviation, transportation and hospitality industries.”

Based in the firm’s Dallas office, Mr. Morogiello joins Industrial Practice leader Dave Winston, Technology Practice leader Jim Bethmann, and Industrial partner Tim Bostick.