About Us

Talent and depth in your leadership team is the most important enabler of success for your organization. Which is why you should be meticulous in identifying, locating and engaging exactly the people you need.

You don’t find them on job boards.

Cornerstone International Group is a recognized leader in executive search and leadership development. It is an increasingly complex and demanding discipline; they know the difference between success and failure will have a huge impact on the business of customers.

Both before (with psychometric assessment) and after (onboarding) their rigorous search process, the firm ensures the highest possible chance of success in filling the most difficult talent needs. And they have a full suite of supporting coaching and peer group services.

Since the best candidate can be across town or across the globe, they have 66 experienced member firms in both developed and emerging markets worldwide.

Solutions And Expertise

Cornerstone International Group is a recognized leader in executive search and leadership development. It is an increasingly complex and demanding discipline; they know the difference between success and failure will have a huge impact on the business of customers.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Onboarding
  • Outplacement
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • All Industries
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Associations
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Commercial Banking
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cultural Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Faith Based
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Foundations
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • K-12
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Trade Finance
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Cornerstone International Group Names Managing Partner for Middle Eastern Region

Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search and leadership development firm, has unveiled a new executive search and leader advisory team in the Middle East with the addition of Stelios Pigadiotis as managing partner and founder of Cornerstone Dubai. “We are delighted to welcome Stelios to Cornerstone International Group,” said Simon Wan, chairman. “Stelios is

Cornerstone International Group Creates Non-Profit Specialization

The non-profit sector has gained economic strength in recent years, making it the third largest employer in the country. Nearly two million not-for-profits employ 10.7 million people and produce $1.9 trillion in revenue. In the past decade, employment in the sector grew by 17 percent. With demand for non-profit talent at an all-time high, search firms have

Cornerstone International Group Expands Into France

Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search and leadership development firm, has expanded its footprint in Europe with the addition of a member office in Paris. Peak-Lifecycles HR will represent the global network across France. The new Cornerstone Paris is an owner-managed, specialist firm with extensive experience in board and executive search, talent management and consulting services. It also has

Career Transitions – How Do You Get Going?

Whether it’s planned or unplanned, a career transition can be a stressful experience for anyone. This is a time when senior executives need professional advice to make sure they’re heading in the right direction, whether that means networking with headhunters or seeking advice from a career coach. It’s too important to just leave this to

Press Releases

Cornerstone Announces New Team In Middle East

(Oct. 19, 2020) Cornerstone International Group, a global talent management firm, has introduced a new executive search and leader advisory team in the Middle East. Managing Partner and founder of Cornerstone Dubai is Stelios Pigadiotis, an experienced professional in enabling leaders and organizations to grow and reach their true potential. He has more than 25

New Cornerstone Team in Toronto

(April 10, 2020) Cornerstone International Group, a global talent management firm, this week introduces a new executive search and coaching capability in Toronto, Ontario. Executive Coach Global (ECG) is a Premier Global Leadership Development, Executive Coaching. Executive Search and Change Management organization. ECG offers a wide range of professional services focused on search, coaching and

Cornerstone Announces New Team In Singapore

(March 27, 2020) Cornerstone International Group, a global talent management firm, this week introduces a new executive search and coaching capability in Singapore. The Cornerstone Singapore team of senior professionals is led by CEO and MD Edwin Yeo, a veteran manager and practitioner of 21 years executive search experience in the Asia region. “We are

Global Recruiter Launches Service to Non-Profits

(Jan. 15, 2020) A new specialization group focused on Non-Profit organizations has been launched by global recruiter Cornerstone International Group. Cornerstone, a retained executive search organization with 58 member offices in 36 countries, will concentrate its new service first in North America to meet market opportunities. Non-Profit companies often face distinct challenges recruiting senior level

Cornerstone in Global Top 30 – Again

Cornerstone International Group has been selected among the top 30 global recruiting firms for the second year in a row.  The rankings are compiled by Hunt Scanlon, publisher of the Executive Search Review for the past 27 years. Hunt Scanlon does not rank the individual firms within the Top 30 Global Group. Cornerstone International Group

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Future of Talent
Discussion with Simon Wan and Laurie O’Donnell of Cornerstone and members of the P&G Alumni about how organizations will need to redefine their talent strategy for the new era.
https://youtu.be/Y7MANhYxeN4

Global Leaders and the Evolving Normal
In times of great ambiguity, leaders of global organizations require long-term vision, purpose, determination, and adaptability. @Blas Maquivar, President, Global Emerging Markets at @MARS WRIGLEY (London, UK) and @Daniel Gamba, Co-Head Fundamental Equities at @BLACKROCK. (New York, USA) shared their experiences and perspectives navigating today’s uncertainty.
https://youtu.be/1BJG1hqIM94

Blogs:
Top Recruiter Looks Past COVID-19
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Life Sciences & Healthcare Face Challenges in 2020
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