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 has one of the largest global networks with 60 offices in 40 countries. In Canada we have member offices in Toronto and Vancouver, both providing extensive search, assessment and coaching services.
The organizations has two head offices strategically located in Asia (Shanghai) and North America (Atlanta, Georgia).We know this complex and demanding discipline well, placing more than 1,000 CXO positions each year.  We also know the difference between success and failure will have a huge impact on the business of our clients.

Both before (with leadership assessment) and after (onboarding) a rigorous search process, we work to ensure the highest possible chance of success in filling the most difficult talent needs.

We are regularly ranked by Forbes Media among the leading firms in our industry.

Achievements

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At Cornerstone International Group, they put at your service a network of 225+ consultants at 35 member firms in 60+ business locations and 35 countries. Each is owned and managed by skilled entrepreneurs who are leaders in their markets and backed by technology and shared best practices. You receive personal attention and the clout of a global organization.

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
  • 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
  • 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

U.K. Names Cornerstone London a Preferred Partner for Sub-Saharan Africa

Many companies with global strategies have been looking to Africa recently as the new frontier for business.  Improved political environments, above average growth and the rich opportunities waiting in a continent that essentially has to start everything from scratch are raising considerable interest. Last week, the U.K. government formally appointed board and executive recruitment firm

Fewer Women Fill Seats on Boards, Heidrick & Struggles Study Reveals

For those who have been striving for women to achieve their fair share of seats on corporate boards, a recent Heidrick & Struggles report – ‘Board Diversity at an Impasse?’ – was no doubt disheartening. In 2016, the report said, Fortune 500 companies filled 421 vacant or newly-created board seats with independent directors, a new

Cornerstone International Group Continues Asia Pacific Expansion

Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search and leadership development firm, has named Sonia Vaswani as a managing director in its Hong Kong office. She has more than 15 years in human resource management and is particularly adept at executive search & selection in Hong Kong, China and Asia Pacific. A seasoned business executive and

Cornerstone Expands in Asia Pacific

Cornerstone International Group, a global executive search and leadership development firm, has established its first presence in Japan and 17th in Asia with the addition of Human Future, a boutique firm based in Yokohama. “This is an exciting step for us,” said Human Future managing partner William Liu. “Japan used to be a region by itself

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