We draw on over 60 years of combined knowledge and expertise, focusing on executive search and strategic advisory for the executive search industry. Together we have completed Partner level searches in 37 countries and have successfully advised on corporate mergers in the US, Australia, and more recently, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Driven by an underlying focus on quality, we have been chosen as the first and only official global partner and advisor to The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC). We recently came together with other partners of AESC in signing their Diversity Pledge, steadfast in our commitment to examining the faults and failures in our own lives and to exercising our privilege to be thought leaders who make a difference in the vital role we play in serving the Executive Search Industry.

Our rigorous search service includes mergers, acquisitions and team lift-outs; strategic counsel on compensation variables; and advisory services on strategy, change, growth, leadership assessment and operational improvement.

‘At the forefront of our industry, we are search professionals, thought leaders, client partners and strategic advisors. We commit to clients over many years, helping them gain market share, create long-term financial value and build businesses at the cutting edge of their industries. Our focus and depth of expertise enable us to provide an unparalleled level of insight and context to our clients.’ Nick Workman, Managing Partner

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During their careers, Nick, Justine and Grant have collectively placed search professionals in over 30 countries, spanning five continents; moved numerous teams into client companies; set up and built offices for clients in unique and diverse locations; merged smaller search firms into larger ones; and provided consultancy services to leading search firms regarding their compensation offering and how best to attract and retain significant fee earners. They are supported by an outstanding research and execution team that has unparalleled knowledge of the global executive search industry and the individuals within it.

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Established in 2018, we work selectively with leading executive search firms on a partnership basis, helping them attract executive search leaders that give them a competitive edge and drive business performance. We are committed to enabling clients to execute their growth strategies by acquiring individuals or merging with executive search firms to give them deeper market penetration in key global locations. We provide strategic counsel to clients on compensation recommendations at partner level; analyse and network with key performers among our clients’ competitors and establish how best to attract them; advise on a wide range of assessment products to enable our clients to better consult their clients; and deliver advisory services to clients on strategy, change, growth and operational improvement.

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News Briefings

Unemployment Numbers Fall Short of Expectations

In an unexpectedly weak employment report, employment rose by just 266,000 in April as the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. Economists had predicted job gains of nearly a million during the month. The setback is all the more surprising because today’s

AGB Search Recruits SVP of University Operations for Fairleigh Dickinson University

As the pandemic begins to subside in the U.S. and organizations collectively begin to get back on their feet, colleges and universities across the country are opening searches that, if all goes to plan, will allow high-profile leaders to take them into a new era of fundraising, digitalization, sports and, increasingly the case, globalization –

Furst Group Recruits Chief Nursing Officer for Children’s Minnesota

As the healthcare sector continues to expand and reshape itself, vanguard organizations in the field are looking to bolster their leadership ranks. In demand: multi-skilled executives, physician leaders and nurses who can effect change on many levels. Of the four major C-suite roles in the typical hospital, the top nursing executive has traditionally been the most

KEES Assists United Way of Will County with CEO Search

Executive search and non-profit consulting firm KEES (Kistner Eddy Executive Services) has assisted in the recruitment of Kamala Martinez as the new president and CEO of the United Way of Will County, in Illinois. Mike Hennessy, after 31 years leading the non-profit, recently retired. The assignment is being led by Heather Eddy, the search firm’s president and CEO.

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New Nationwide Active Searches from AGB Search May 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 7, 2021 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, announces its newest searches with deadlines in May and June: Administrative Leadership Searches The California State University System, based in Long Beach, Calif., seeks its next executive vice chancellor for academic and student affairs. This position marks an exceptional

The Tolan Group Completes CFO Search For BayMark Health Services

(April 13, 2021) The Tolan Group (TTG), a healthcare executive recruiting firm, is pleased to announce the successful placement of Gilbert D’Andria as the Chief Financial Officer of BayMark Health Services. BayMark Health Services is the leading provider of evidence-based opioid use disorder treatment services in North America. Kaye Johnson, Partner, and Jennifer Chee, Senior

Horton International Welcomes New Partner, Jan Toft Rasmussen

(May 5, 2021) Global executive search and talent advisory leader, Horton International, is proud to announce the appointment of Jan Toft Rasmussen as a Partner to the team at Horton International Denmark. Jan has an international background and brings with him over 15 years’ experience in Executive Search having worked with multinational companies as well

Simone Allan Is NPAworldwide Community Service Award Recipient

(May 5, 2021) Simone Allan of Mondo Search Pty Limited (Sydney, Australia) is the recipient of the NPAworldwide Community Service Award. In recognition of this award, NPAworldwide has made a $1,000 contribution to The Women’s Resilience Centre. When COVID-19 struck in March 2020, causing a drastic slowdown at her recruitment firm Mondo Search (mondosearch.com.au), owner