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 UK Expands Global Healthcare Arm

Horton International UK has expanded with the addition of Mark Johnson as senior partner of its Oxford-based global healthcare arm. His appointment reflects the company’s ambition to grow its services to support specialized biotechs access specialized talent. “Mark has an impeccable reputation within the biotechnology space, with particular emphasis on helping cell and gene companies access top talent,”

10 Penetrating Questions to Ask Your Search Firm

How do you size up an executive search firm’s true capabilities? In the age of COVID-19 it is an important consideration. To get you started, Odgers Berndtson has offered up 10 questions to help judge if you have the right recruiter on your side or if it’s time to start a search of your own.

How the Talent Game is Changing

Much like everything else having to do with hiring and recruiting, executive search is changing. The inability to meet face to face has had a big impact on every organization’s ability to effectively assess the quality of senior-level candidates, according to a new report from Rhys Metler of IQ Partners. But there’s more: The search

Another 1.3 Million Americans File for Jobless Claims

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the U.S., the Labor Department reported this morning that 1.3 million more Americans filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week, the 15th week in a row that the figure has topped one million. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had been expecting 1.38 million claims. The latest numbers reflect

Press Releases

Biotechnology Sector Expert Bolsters Horton International Growth

(Sept. 7, 2020) Executive search consultancy, Horton International UK, has announced the appointment of Mark Johnson as Senior Partner of its Oxford-based Global Healthcare arm. With a background in manufacturing/quality and development for the vaccine industry, Mark’s expertise has informed his career in executive search for the pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare industries, from board

Expert Appointment Reflects Horton International Growth Aim

June 23rd, 2020 – Executive search consultancy, Horton International UK, has announced the appointment of scientific recruitment heavyweight, Dafydd Wright, as Managing Partner of its Oxford-based Global Healthcare arm. Beginning his career as a research scientist for the biotechnology and brewing industries, Dafydd brings more than 18 years’ experience of international life sciences resourcing to

Successful Search for Horton International India

We are delighted to share that Horton International India has successfully completed a Search and placed Ajay Mahajan in the position of MD & CEO for – CARE Ratings.  Ajay has joined CARE Ratings for five years from 15th April. The search was conducted by Dr. Deependra (Dipy) Nigam, Managing Partner. “This was an unparalleled career opportunity for the right person to

Horton International announces Partner in South Africa

OXFORDSHIRE, U.K., January 24, 2018 – Global executive search group, Horton International with over 40 offices in 30 countries, announced today that The Human Capital Group has joined the group, significantly strengthening Horton International’s presence and expertise as a global leader in retained executive search in South Africa. Established in 2003 and led by Managing

Declan Haverty Joins Horton International UK

OXFORDSHIRE, U.K., November 2, 2016 — Horton International UK is pleased to announce that Declan Haverty has joined us in the role of Partner. Declan began his career with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) working across business sectors in technology management consultancy with a range of blue-chip corporate clients.  After seven years, with experience of professional internal recruitment, he


Prioritizing Your Post-Pandemic Attack Plan

In this brand new episode of ‘Talent Talks,’ Hunt Scanlon Media host Rob Adams is joined by Andreas Wartenberg, managing partner and chairman of the board for Horton International. In this exclusive podcast, Mr. Wartenberg examines the best post-pandemic exit strategies to achieve optimal success. He also reflects on why this month might be the

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