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 Expands in Austria with New Partnership

Horton International has formed a partnership with Vienna, Austria-based RMI Partners, a retained consultancy specializing in leadership services for a diverse range of sectors. “We are delighted to further strengthen our presence in the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region by welcoming RMI Partners, Austria, to the Horton International family,” said Maneesh Ajmani, chairman of

Leadership Skills for the Post Pandemic World

We’re all more than aware of how COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. All of us have experienced an impact on our professional and personal lives. As we edge closer to some kind of return to normality, it’s crucial that business leaders remember the skills they’ve developed and honed during the pandemic. According to

5 Concepts for the Post-Pandemic World of Work

As the pandemic begins to recede in many countries, it has become clear how much the coronavirus has changed the world of work. A year ago, we started to transform our spaces, our time management and how we performed our jobs. In a recent report, Natascha Zeljko, editor-in-chief at FemaleOneZero, and experts from Horton International

Horton Group International Elects Chairman 

Horton Group International recently elected Maneesh Ajmani as its chairman of the board. “Having been a member of the board for some time, I have seen the organization grow from strength to strength in recent years, and I am confident that we will continue to build the Horton brand and our global reach in the coming years,” said

Press Releases

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

Maneesh Ajmani Appointed as New Chairman of the Board at Horton Group International

(Jan. 27, 2021) Horton International is delighted to announce that Maneesh Ajmani has been appointed as Chairman of the Board at Horton Group International. Maneesh shared: “I am excited to have taken on the role of Chairman at Horton International. Having been a member of the Board for some time, I have seen the organisation

Horton International Welcomes Dmitry Zhuravlev, our new Partner for Russia

(Dec. 18, 2020) Global executive search and talent advisory leader, Horton International, is proud to announce the appointment of Dmitry Zhuravlev as a Partner to the team at Horton International Russia. Dmitry brings to the team almost 30 years’ executive experience, built across a range of industries with a special focus in FMCG and Information

Appointment Expands Life Sciences Team for Horton International

(Dec. 2, 2020) Global executive search and interim management specialist, Horton International UK, is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Whittle as Partner within its Global Healthcare arm. Emma brings to the team over 20 years’ experience within search and talent acquisition, built across a range of industries and with significant emphasis on hiring

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



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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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