Demand for top technology executives continues to gain momentum.

Chief technology officer hiring, in fact, is expected to grow 18 percent by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. It’s a trend that is keeping executive search firms well occupied.

Executive search firm Accelent recently placed Andreas Bayer as the chief technology officer of Beam Solutions in San Francisco. Managing director John Boehmer led the assignment along with partner Maura McShane