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
Industries
  • Accounting/Audit
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  • All Industries
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  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
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  • CEO/President
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  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Hopeful, but Hurting; Americans Continue to File for Unemployment

The Labor Department reported this morning that 898,000 more Americans filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected first-time claims to come in at 830,000. The latest figures portend an unstable and volatile job market. The Labor Department changed its methodology from one that used seasonal adjustments to account

EMA Partners International Opens Bangkok Office

EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, has expanded its presence in the Asia-Pacific region with the addition of a new office in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai office is led by managing partner Santi Campanella. Mr. Campanella and his team have extensive experience in executive search, leadership and organizational assessment across several industries, such as

EMA Partners Opens New Offices in Norway

EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, has expanded its presence in the EMEA region with the opening of new offices in Oslo and Stavanger. The Norwegian offices are led by managing partner Knut Hauge. Mr. Hauge and his team have extensive experience in executive search, leadership assessment and HR consulting across several

EMA Partners Opens Miami Office

EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, has opened a new office in Miami and named Mark Young as managing director to lead the new location. “We look forward to working with Mark and his team,” said Chris Pantelidis, EMA Partners regional chair, the Americas. “It is an exciting time as we expand

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 |