About Us

Since 1988, EMA Partners International has partnered with multinational corporations, governments and not-for-profit organizations across a variety of industry sectors and functional areas. They have built an expanding global partnership of executive search professionals, and are one of the largest executive search firms in the world. With more than 40 offices on six continents, they are dedicated to satisfying the senior executive search and talent management needs of clients.

EMA Partners is a results-based executive search firm committed to identifying and developing relationships with senior managers and executives who exemplify extraordinary management capabilities, exceptional business acumen, and who possess the drive to succeed. Its style is personal, and its approach is client-focused. Their end goal is to establish long lasting relationships with clients, and to continually and consistently bring “best in class” talent and leadership to their organizations.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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EMA Partners is a team of professionals committed to undertaking work with integrity and professionalism and promise a level of excellence and commitment that will lead to long-lasting partnerships with clients.

Solutions And Expertise

EMA Partners is a results-based executive search firm committed to identifying and developing relationships with senior managers and executives who exemplify extraordinary management capabilities, exceptional business acumen, and who possess the drive to succeed.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
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News Briefings

Can Leadership Be Sustainable?

As the world gradually starts to lift the restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19, many are questioning the capitalist business models that have been used to build our current society, according to new report from EMA Partners’ Rui Guedes de Quinhones. “We live in a historic moment in which business leaders can choose to

Hiring Strong Leaders in Today’s Climate

Before the pandemic, “it was almost unthinkable to hire someone without interviewing or meeting them in person,” said Cecilia Besa Montes, managing partner with EMA partners. “It is a fact that this new reality is solving various issues related to distance and travel times, but it still represents significant challenges for companies in their hiring

Is Leadership Really Sustainable?

As the world gradually starts to lift the restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19, many business leaders are questioning the capitalist models that have been used to build society. From a clean tech perspective, it is a historic moment in which business leaders can choose to return to the world of pollution and waste

Why Recruiters Hunt for Inner Motivation

Is it the need for power and prestige that drives you in your career, or is it a passionate desire to change the world? People are different, and the things that make us perform at our best can also be varied, according to a new report by EMA Partners International’s Frode Pettersen. Located in Norway

Press Releases

EMA Partners International Announces Latin America Expansion in Argentina

ARGENTINA, MARCH 2018 – EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, has expanded its presence in the Americas with a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lucrecia Airaldi will be the Managing Partner for EMA Partners Argentina. Airaldi is the founder of Airaldi – Smart Human Connections, the predecessor firm for EMA

EMA Partners Opens a New Office in Milan, Italy

MILAN, ITALY, December 13, 2016 — EMA Partners International has expanded its presence in Europe with the announcement of a new partner office in Milan Italy, welcoming Monica Calenti and Clara Vitalini. Monica Calenti is a managing partner at EMA Partners Italy | Calenti Partners, and has nearly twenty years of experience in executive search. She has an

EMA Partners Announces a New Office in London

LONDON, November 11, 2016 — EMA Partners International welcomes a new office in London (UK), and Managing Partners Alison Ryan and Phil Sharp. Combined, Alison and Phil bring more than thirty five years of experience in Executive Search. Alison helps organizations across market sectors identify executive talent for a range of functions including Finance, Sales, Operations, and Marketing.

EMA Partners International Announces Expansion in South America

SANTIAGO, CHILE, October 18, 2016 — EMA Partners recently welcomed two new offices in South America: Santiago, Chile and Lima, Peru. These two offices join a growing partnership of firms in South and Central America that includes offices in Brazil and Panama City, and six offices in North America. Antonia Errázuriz is one of the founding Partners

EMA Partners International – Announces a New Office in Brazil

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, June 21, 2016 — EMA Partners welcomes its newest offices in São Paulo and Campinas, Brazil. Now an Associate Firm of EMA Partners International, Weplace was conceived as a result of the synthesis of experiences, beliefs and dreams of a group of entrepreneurs who wanted to create a different type of company. EMA Partners Brazil |

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