AESC Accepts Eight Firms Into Membership
The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) has announced the addition of eight retained executive search firms into its global membership.
The firms’ approval follows reference checks, site visits, and votes by the AESC regional councils.
The AESC welcomes:
• Clarey/Napier International, Houston
• Eblinger & Partner Personal- und Managementberatungs GmbH, Vienna
• Harris Search Associates, Dublin, Ohio
• Head Hunters International Ltda., Bogotá
• Matthew Wood Search (MWS), Auckland
• People Assets Consultoria em Recursos Humanos Ltda., São Paulo
• PAC Executive, Sydney
• The Nautical Group, Raleigh, North Carolina
Clarey/Napier International is a Houston-based retained executive search firm established in 1998. Clarey/Napier International is based in the center of the international energy industry, and more than 75 percent of its executive search assignments is within the energy sector. The firm also has experience in manufacturing, professional services, engineering, construction, power and emerging growth businesses. Together Bill Clarey and Ginger Napier offer more than 30 years of executive search and management consulting experience. In 2002, the firm affiliated with IIC Partners, a global network of independent, retainer-based executive search firms.
Founded in 1991, Eblinger & Partner Personal- und Managementberatungs GmbH has been supplying professional recruitment services to international clients for over 20 years. The firm is managed by Mag. Charlotte Eblinger, Director and co-owner. The firm is active in various sectors (life sciences, industry, technology, financial services, consumer goods, energy, transport and logistics) and has a focus on leadership development. It ranks among the Top 10 HR consultancies in Austria and is the Austrian affiliate of IIC Partners.
Harris Search Associates is a global executive search and board advisory consulting firm. Its practice is focused on identifying and attracting leaders in the areas of research, science, engineering, academic medicine and commercial enterprises. The firm is a member of IIC Partners, and its clients include universities, research parks, institutes, academic medical centers and commercial organizations.
Antonio José Escovar founded Head Hunters International in 1994 under the name of Brain Hunters de Colombia SA. In 1999 Mr Escovar joined Korn Ferry for Colombia and Ecuador, where he worked as vice president for nearly three years. In 2002, Mr Escovar decided to reopen his own firm under the name of Head Hunters International, inviting Luisa Fernanda Rodriguez to join as partner. In 2010, the firm opened an office in Cartagena in order to serve Colombia’s North Coast. Head Hunters International is part of the Talent Hunters Americas network, allowing it to service its clients in other countries within Latin America.
Matthew Wood Search (MWS) is a boutique retained executive search firm based in Auckland City, New Zealand, with a focus on senior appointments throughout New Zealand and Australia.
People Assets is a retained executive search firm founded by Ricardo Du Pain, who has 15 years of experience in professional services. Mr Du Pain developed strategy knowledge from his experience in management consulting firms (Michael Porter´s Monitor Group, AT Kearney and Solving International). He began his executive search career at a Brazilian boutique and later joined Russell Reynolds Associates, where he worked with the pharmaceutical, consumer goods and high tech industries.
PAC Executive was established in 2004 and has offices in Sydney and Melbourne in Australia and Singapore.
The Nautical Group is a boutique retained executive search firm which has been in business for just over two years. The firm offers services to entrepreneurial, middle-market, Fortune 1000, non-profit, portfolio management, private equity and start-up businesses. The Nautical Group’s searches include CFO, CIO, Director of Sales and Marketing, VP and IT.
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