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
  • Accounting/Audit
  • 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
  • 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 Opens Office in Serbia

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 has opened a new office in

IMD International Search Group Appoints President; New Board Members Elected

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group has elected Alder Koten’s Jose Ruiz as its new president. Matthias Mohr of Dr. Heimeier & Partner, Germany recently completed his term as president. In addition, Stefan Danis (Mandrake, Canada), Anita Otterheim (Lisberg, Sweden), Daniel Lewczuk (Executive Network, Poland), and Rodolfo Sommer (Sommer Group, Chile) completed their terms as board

IMD International Search Adds New Member in Romania

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group has strengthened its presence in Eastern Europe with the addition of Bucharest, Romania-based New Age Balance. The firm joins IMD member firms in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia. A fully retained generalist executive search firm, New Age Balance operates in almost all IMD industry practices. Aside from traditional sectors,

IMD International Search Group Adds New Member Firm in Denmark

Global executive search consortium IMD International Search Group has strengthened its presence in Scandinavia with the addition of Nordic Search Group in Denmark. This strengthens the IMD Scandinavian team, which is composed of Panamera|IMD in Norway, Lisberg in Sweden and IMS Talent in Finland. Birgitte Dyreborg, managing partner at Nordic Search Group, has 14 years of executive search

Press Releases

IMD International Search Group Adds Office in Serbia Covering the Balkans Region

Zurich, Switzerland (September, 1st, 2022) – IMD International Search Group is pleased to announce that our Partners in Germany, Dr. Heimeier & Partner, have set a foot in the South East of Europe, opening an office in Belgrade, Serbia. The office is not only going to cover the Serbian market but also the surrounding countries

IMD International Search Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Zurich, Switzerland (June 10, 2022) – IMD is celebrating its 50th year of existence and its members were particularly happy to reunite in Barcelona last April for their Annual General Meeting, after two and a half years of not seeing each other physically due to the pandemic of covid-19. The original “IMD” was founded in

IMD International Search Group’s Anna Luiza Osser Receives the AESC IDEA Award

Zurich, Switzerland (June 1st, 2022) – IMD International Search Group is proud to announce that the AESC has handed a prize to Anna Luiza Osser, Partner at Osser&Osser and Director at the IMD Board. Celebrating their 20 years of existence on the Brazilian market, Osser&Osser is a highly recognized executive search firm their market. Anna

IMD International Search Group meets at Annual General Meeting in Barcelona

Zurich, Switzerland (June 1st, 2022) – IMD International Search Group members gathered again after two long years of not seeing each other apart from virtual meetings online. Participants were happy to meet in Barcelona, Spain, on April 7-9. Meeting attendees represented the following IMD members: Alder Koten | Bakker & Partner | Carter & Benson

IMD International Search Group Adds Partner in Spain

Zurich, Switzerland, December, 19, 2018 – IMD International Search Partners are pleased to announce that Robert Allen has joined the organization after the recent Meeting of IMD in Boston. Robert Allen was created in 1989 and has offices in both Barcelona and Madrid. The four Managing Partners: Miguel de Gomis, Javier Beneyto, Joaquin de Juan