About Us

Horton International is a global retained executive search firm with more than 40 offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.  Horton International has the global resources and local-market expertise to help clients attract and retain the most qualified professionals.

We provide outstanding consultative advice that helps organizations achieve their strategic staffing objectives. Our executive search services are exacting, timely and highly effective, and are specifically designed to help clients achieve their business goals.

Horton International serves clients with honesty and professionalism, and we are committed to maintaining the highest standard of integrity and business ethics.

Our in-depth relationships among Horton International consultants across the globe is one of our key foundations and why we can successfully handle and deliver top class services to our clients all over the world. This networking mindset is crucial for us to be close to the information we require to give the right advice and find the very best candidates.

Horton International works in close tandem with our clients’ internal staffing organizations and line managers. We offer reliable, effective solutions to recruiting and resourcing challenges for a diverse range of organizations, from small, privately held start-ups to leading Global corporations.


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The Horton International team of consultants have a wealth of knowledge and experience. With more than 40 offices globally, the firm provides the geographic knowledge, as well as industry and discipline expertise, to find and place the right candidates.

Its team has trusted experience in finding the highest-caliber talent equipped to deliver outstanding results in an ever-changing world.  The team takes care in finding individuals who possess a passion for implementing innovative strategies and solutions.

Solutions And Expertise

Horton International works in close tandem with clients’​ internal staffing organizations and line managers. The firm offers reliable, effective solutions to recruiting and resourcing challenges for a diverse range of organizations, ranging from small, privately-held startups to Global 2000 corporations.

  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Horton International Germany Names Head of Business Unit Logistics

Horton International Germany has added logistics and digitization expert Frederik Luz to its management team as head of business unit logistics. “The fact that Frederik is now part of the team and heads the business unit logistics is a win for us on several levels,” said Martin Krill, managing partner of Horton International Germany. “He is a

Horton International Adds New Partner in Japan

Horton International has expanded in the Asian market with the addition of Yokohama-based Makana Partners as its newest member firm. “Horton International has strengthened it’s on the ground delivery capability in Japan with the addition of Yan Sen and his team,” said Maneesh Ajmani, chairman of Horton International. “We look forward to supporting our clients in Japan

Horton International Partners with Asia Carbon Search

Horton International has expanded into the Asian market by forming a new alliance with Asia Carbon Search, a leadership search and advisory firm with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore. “China has always been a key growth market for our clients presenting significant cross border opportunities for search and leadership development, and we are thrilled to

Horton International Merges with Atabay Consulting in Mexico

Horton International has expanded in Mexico with its merger of talent solutions and leadership firm Atabay Consulting. “At Horton International we have been consistently working on building our leadership team, our service offering and our global presence,” said Maneesh Ajmani, chairman of the board at Horton International. “This merger is yet another step in strengthening our

Press Releases

Horton International Proudly Announces its Presence in Japan

Global executive search and talent management leader Horton International is thrilled to be extending its services across Asia with an exciting new partner in Japan. Located in Japan’s second largest city, Yokohama, Makana Partners, one of Japan’s most successful senior search consultancies, is the latest specialist local team to become part of the Horton International

Horton International Expands further into Asian Executive Search Market

(March 17, 2022) Horton International, a leading executive search and management consultancy firm, is proud to announce its expansion into the fast-paced Asian market. Horton’s latest global expansion comes courtesy of a new partnership with Asia Carbon Search, a leadership search and advisory firm with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore. Throughout 2022, Horton

Kari Tuutti joins Horton International as Managing Partner, Finland

(March 2, 2022) Global executive search and talent advisory firm, Horton International, is proud to announce the appointment of Kari Tuutti as a Managing Partner at Horton International Finland. Kari brings to the team over 25 years’ experience in global businesses across technology, industrial and financial services sectors. Maneesh Ajmani, Horton International’s Chairman stated: “We are delighted to

Atabay Consulting Merges with Horton International Mexico to Enhance Client Services Across the Growing Mexican Economy and other NOLA Countries

(Feb. 22, 2022) Horton International, a global leader in executive search and talent management solutions is thrilled to announce its expansion in Mexico through its merger with one of Mexico’s most successful talent solutions and leadership firm: Atabay Consulting. This synergistic merger of two of Mexico’s most successful executive search firms, both of which are

Horton International Expands into the Irish Executive Search Market

(Feb. 3, 2022) Horton International, one of Hunt Scanlon Media’s top 40 global executive search companies, is further expanding its international presence through a new partnership with Lansdowne Executive Search. The Dublin-based Executive Search firm will form part of the growing Horton International family. Already boasting a reputation as Ireland’s premier executive search and interim



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