April 9, 2015 – Amrop has added a new Australian partner, Challis & Company. With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Challis & Company works with boards, CEOs and senior executives in listed corporations, mid-sized companies, professional service firms, private equity firms and not-for-profit organizations. The firm’s founder, Darren Challis, previously held senior positions with The Boston Consulting Group, Egon Zehnder, Minter Ellison and Fairfax Media. “Challis & Company has built a reputation as the leading executive search and leadership consulting boutique in Australia,” said Ulrich Dade, chairman. “We have been impressed by their capabilities – their joining the Amrop global partnership further enriches our ability to serve our clients to find ‘Leaders For What’s Next’ in this important market and beyond.” Amrop’s new Australian partner firm will operate as “Amrop Challis & Company.” With 85 offices in 57 countries, Amrop is a worldwide executive search consultant network.