About Us

Founded in 1972, IMD International Search Group is one of the top 15 global search organizations with more than 40 offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy. Its executive search professionals, many of whom held senior positions in the industry sectors they now serve, conduct hundreds of senior-level searches for clients worldwide each year.

Operating through a matrix structure and organized by geographic and industry specialization, IMD International Search Group is ideally equipped to satisfy the talent acquisition requirements of those organizations seeking to acquire and retain high impact executives.

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Founded in 1972, IMD International Search Group is one of the top 15 global search organizations with more than 40 offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy. Its executive search professionals, many of whom held senior positions in the industry sectors they now serve, conduct hundreds of senior-level searches for clients worldwide each year.

Solutions And Expertise

Operating through a matrix structure and organized by geographic and industry specialization, IMD International Search Group is ideally equipped to satisfy the talent acquisition requirements of those organizations seeking to acquire and retain high impact executives.

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Succession Planning
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • All Industries
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Associations
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Commercial Banking
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cultural Arts
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Faith Based
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • FinTech
  • Foundations
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • K-12
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Trade Finance
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Advertising
  • All Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

IMD International Search Group Adds New Member Firm in Romania

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group has expanded its reach in Eastern Europe with the addition of Head Hunting Agency headquartered in Bucharest, Romania. They join IMD’s team in Southeastern Europe with members in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Serbia. Founder Loreda Dragomir is a seasoned executive search professional. She gained experiences in the executive search

IMD International Search Group Adds Ishwa Consulting as Its Newest Member Firm

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group has added Ishwa Consulting as its newest member firm. With a team of 10 senior consultants strategically located in India’s key business hubs – Gurgaon (Delhi), Bangalore, and the Middle East, Ishwa Consulting has its global footprint with an office in Dubai. Founded in 2016 by Arvind Pandit,

IMD International Search Group Adds Member Firm in Spain

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group recently expanded in Madrid, Spain, with the addition of Padula & Partners as its newest member firm. Padula & Partners has a track record in executive search on the Spanish market as it was founded in 2005. They have since then provided bespoke service to clients in a vast

IMD International Search Group Adds New Member Firms in North America

Executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet the demand, they continue to develop new practices, hire new recruiters, and open new locations. Global recruiting consortiums, meanwhile, are taking advantage of a resurgence in certain geographic areas. Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group recently expanded in North America

Press Releases

IMD INTERNATIONAL SEARCH GROUP COMFORTS COVERAGE OF THE BALKANS REGION WITH A NEW PARTNER IN ROMANIA

Zurich, Switzerland (January 16, 2024) – IMD International Search Group extends reach in Eastern Europe with a new Partner based in Romania, covering as well the Bulgarian market. IMD is delighted to announce the membership of Head Hunting Agency headquartered in Bucharest, joining our strong team in South-Eastern Europe with members in Hungary, Czech Republic,

IMD International Search Group Releases Global Research Report

Zurich, Switzerland (November 15, 2023) – Celebrating its 50th anniversary, IMD International Search Group launches its first global research: ‘Leading in a World with Changing Expectations and New Working Cultures’. This study is a produce of conversations between CEOs, Board members and Executive Search firms to explore new leadership paradigms. With a half-century legacy of

IMD International Search Group Welcomes Ishwa Consulting: Bridging Global Excellence With Indian Expertise

Zurich, Switzerland (October 11, 2023) – IMD International Search is pleased to announce that Ishwa Consulting is joining our organization. Founded in 2016 by Arvind Pandit, Ishwa Consulting is a boutique leadership consulting firm focused on Executive Search, HR Advisory and Leadership Development (HR advisory, leadership development, coaching, organization design). In Sanskrit, “Ishwa” means Leader,

IMD International Search Group Introduces New Partner In Spain

Zurich, Switzerland (September 12, 2023) – IMD International Search Partners are pleased to announce that Padula & Partners, with offices in Madrid, Spain, have joined the organization as of this year. Padula & Partners has quite a long track record in executive search on the Spanish market as it was founded in 2005. They have

IMD International Search Group Meets In Milan

Zurich, Switzerland (June 5, 2023) – Delegates from IMD member firms met in Milan, Italy from May 24 to 27, 2023. Besides their all-time favorite sessions – sharing on best practices and expertise –, among the major topics discussed were Sustainable Development, Innovation and Technology, notably the use of ChatGPT. Industrial revolutions and AI were