Odgers Berndtson


At Odgers Berndtson, we support clients in making the most important decisions. Our approach to executive search drives our consultants to develop a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ organization and the context of their business. This deep understanding allows us to provide continuous advice to clients to develop and support their talent management and acquisition program.

Working with organisations ranging from listed corporations to family-owned business, equity backed enterprises, associations and institutions, Odgers Berndtson collaborates with leading organisations to develop and strengthen their talent.

We call our approach Search Intelligence.

Search Intelligence is a proven process of rigorous analysis, creativity, logic, and judgement. Through our thorough understanding of a client’s needs, Search Intelligence allows our consultants to identify and nurture the right candidates from across the globe based on experience, personality, and potential.




Odgers Berndtson Expands Leadership Services

Executive search firms continue their push into offering accessory services, from talent mapping and coaching to assessment and high performance team building. The latest entrant: Odgers Berndtson, which is expanding its leadership practice to include executive and team leadership assessment, coaching and onboarding. Organizational psychologist Dr. Robert Satterwhite is spearheading the new effort. “With a shortage

Odgers Berndtson Launches eSports Practice

Competition is heating up in the sports recruiting space. With the global eSports market set to grow north of $500 million in 2017, executive search firm Odgers Berndtson is jumping in by combining expertise from two of its existing practices: sports and gaming. The search team, based out of the firm’s London office, will operate globally and have

The 10 Biggest Recruiting Assignments of 2016

As the year now draws to a close, it turns out that when we looked back through our archives 2016 was simply a remarkable year for first rate search assignments. Hunt Scanlon Media tracked hundreds of them. From CEO placements to those covering the bandwidth of the C-suite, our editorial team gleaned the best from every industry sector

Odgers Berndtson Names Managing Partner for Hong Kong

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has appointed Justin McLennan as managing partner for its Hong Kong office. Mr. McLennan has worked in executive search for over two decades in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on financial services. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong since 1997. Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, Mr. McLennan served as managing director of financial services recruiting boutique

Odgers Berndtson Expands Technology Practice

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has expanded its technology practice in the U.S. with the addition of two new executive search specialists, Kathryn Ullrich and Rod Keller. “A new breed of corporate leader is emerging as disruptive technologies transform industries literally overnight,” said Odgers U.S. managing partner Steve Potter. The firm recently conducted a survey of global executives


Odgers Berndtson Expands U.S. Technology Practice

NEW YORK, November 15, 2016 — As new technologies are commercialized and integrated into our lives at an astonishing rate, organizations are looking for a new type of leader who can quickly adapt to rapidly changing business conditions and transform their organizations for the future. To help clients tackle this talent challenge, global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson

Odgers Berndtson Continues Rapid U.S. Expansion

NEW YORK, October 3, 2016 — As part of its strategy to provide clients with deep sector expertise, Odgers Berndtson, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, is adding a new Higher Education practice in the U.S. and strengthening its Life Sciences and Healthcare Practices. The firm has added four new executive search industry specialists –

Odgers Berndtson Continues Rapid U.S. Expansion with New Office, Strong Foothold in Houston; Three New Partners Cement Firm’s Leadership Role in Energy & Industrial Executive Search

HOUSTON, TX, March 29, 2016 — Odgers Berndtson, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, has opened a Houston office and added three new partners from the energy and industrial space as part of its global strategy to provide clients with deep sector expertise. Jim Thompson, Gary Payne, and Mary Campagnano, all formerly Managing Partners at

Odgers Berndtson Expands Public Sector Team in Canada

TORONTO, Canada, February 23, 2016 — Odgers Berndtson has strengthened its public sector practice in Canada with the addition of Jane Griffith, a new partner in the Academic Practice, and John King and Gino Picciano who have joined the firm’s Health Care Practice as Strategic Client Advisors. With a focus on the recruitment of senior leaders in the

Odgers Berndtson Inks Acquisition Deal with Charleston Partners and its Founding Principal Fran Luisi

NEW YORK, February 17, 2016 — Odgers Berndtson, one of the world’s top executive search and organizational leadership firms, announced the acquisition of Charleston Partners, an executive search and talent advisory firm that exclusively recruits and advises Human Resources and Human Capital Professionals. Francis “Fran” Luisi, founding principal of Charleston Partners, will helm the Odgers Berndtson U.S.