About Us

Leadership. Impact.

AltoPartners is an international alliance of independent executive search firms. Established in 2006 by a group of entrepreneurial companies, the alliance now spans 33 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

AltoPartners is its collective brand – each firm retains and operates under their local brand, so that clients and candidates alike benefit from the reputation and profile of the indigenous brand in their own market. Each member firm in the AltoPartners alliance offers expert local knowledge in their domestic market and, through AltoPartners, has the ability to support the international development of clients’ businesses and provide access to candidates throughout the world. The firm’s multi-domestic “local need, global reach” approach provides clients with access to high-quality leadership in all of the major economies.

Its alliance provides clients with the highest standards of operational excellence, delivered by senior level teams of Consultants in each country. Consultants offer specialist experience of their respective sectors and local markets, backed up with the support of its global alliance and international research capabilities.

Flexibility, creativity and adaptability are key to its approach to meeting clients’ needs.

Our U.S. partner is Diversified Search.

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AltoPartner’s global alliance and local presence provide innovative solutions for the top talent needs of today’s complex world.

Spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, each member firm in the AltoPartners alliance offers expert local knowledge and has the ability to provide access and insights to high-quality leadership candidates in all of the major economies. Each member firm is owned and operated by its Partners, operating under their local brand, so that clients and candidates benefit from the brand reputation and profile in their own markets. They live where they work. They understand the quirks, habits and nuances of the regions and countries that the firm serves.

The firm is committed to delivering an outstanding client experience. It is vital that its member partners are like-minded in their approach to doing business, and share the values of transparency, flexibility, innovation, entrepreneurship, open communication, trust and mutual respect. Its collaboration across geographical borders, industries, and functions ensures that their knowledge and understanding of specific local requirements is always up to date.

Solutions And Expertise

AltoPartners empowers cross-border executive search through an alliance of independent, entrepreneurial partners who deliver local insight and expertise, within a global context.

Each of the firm’s handpicked, leading partner firms retains their local personality and flair, giving clients the edge in the markets that matter to them. Its ability to address broad talent continuums enables the firm to offer clients the expertise that aligns with different organizational structures.

AltoPartners provides counsel on senior leadership needs to multinational corporations, small-medium-sized businesses, private equity, startups, governments and not-for-profit organizations.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

The Rise of Counteroffers in Executive Search

The last thing any company official wants to hear is that one of their key executive leaders is resigning in favor of a better career opportunity. If the company is unprepared, making a counteroffer might seem like the only way to keep that executive and the best way to address the woes of a highly

AltoPartners Adds New Member Firm in Denmark
AltoPartners Denmark

AltoPartners, an international alliance of independent executive search firms and leadership consultants, has added Denmark-headquartered executive search firm Laigaard & Partners to its fold. Using a bespoke selection and evaluation process, Laigaard & Partners helps clients recruit board members, directors, managers and senior specialists across all key industries. Laigaard & Partners is a Scandinavian recruitment and

AltoPartners Adds New Member Firm in Singapore
AltoPartners Singapore

AltoPartners, an international alliance of independent executive search firms and leadership consultants, has added Hofer Tan & Partners, a Singapore-based professional services firm specializing in board search, retained executive search and leadership consulting. Hofer Tan & Partners provides guidance and advice on decisions about leadership, succession, executive consulting and development. The firm is led by

How New Market Dynamics are Shifting Priorities for Executive Recruiters
New Market Dynamics Shifting Priorities Executive Recruiters

To remain relevant to their clients, executive recruiters – now more than ever – must be willing to adapt. In the new global context, “leadership as usual” is well on its way out, and recruiters must stop relying on an increasingly out-of-date search and selection approach, which is simply no longer enough. By way of

Press Releases

AltoPartners Announces New Partner Firm in Portugal with offices in Angola and Mozambique

PORTUGAL, November 14, 2017 – AltoPartners, the international alliance of independently owned executive search firms and leadership consultants, is delighted to announce that Talent Search, an executive search consultancy headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, with an office in Luanda, Angola, has joined the ever-increasing international alliance. The AltoPartners alliance has experienced rapid growth by partnering with renowned,

AltoPartners Announces New Partner Firm in Brazil: South American Footprint Increases

BRAZIL, November 7, 2017 — The global footprint of AltoPartners, the international alliance of independently owned executive search firms and leadership consultants, is growing through the addition of a new international partner firm in Brazil. The AltoPartners alliance has experienced rapid growth by partnering with renowned, local boutique search firms and now has an on-the-ground presence

AltoPartners Announces Expansion in India

INDIA, January 18, 2017 — AltoPartners, a global alliance in executive search and leadership consulting, proudly announces that one of our founding partners and exclusive alliance member firm in India, Accord Group India, has merged with the Stanton Chase India business and will relaunch as Accord | India. This merger increases the Indian business footprint to 6 offices

Camden Partners Becomes AltoPartners Australia

AUSTRALIA, November 14, 2016 — AltoPartners, the leading international alliance of independently owned executive search and leadership consulting firms, proudly announce Camden Partners has merged with two other independent search firms to begin trading in Australia as AltoPartners from November 2016. The merger enhances the practice group and sector coverage of the team, and establishes the foundation for

AltoPartners Announce New Partner Firm in Russia

RUSSIA, November 2, 2016 — AltoPartners, the leading international alliance of independently owned executive search and leadership consulting firms, has reported stellar growth in 2016 and proudly announces that Excelion Partners International, a highly regarded international executive search and leadership consulting firm, has joined the alliance and increases our global presence to 55 offices in 35 countries.

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AltoPartners Corporate Video 2017
Supervisory Boards & The Search Consultant's Role
Succession Planning & Leadership Onboarding
Diversity & Women's Leadership : The Industries Leading Diversity
Understanding LATAM Cultural Differences
Global Trends in Executive Search
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