About Us

IRC Global Executive Search Partners has been bringing top leadership talent to clients for 28 years. Talent needs are global and IRC member firms are located in every corner of the world. With a footprint in 90+ cities in 45+ countries the firm is the world’s largest executive search alliance in terms of global reach. You will find a locally committed and globally connected member wherever in the world your business takes you.

With one local partner, you can tap into a global network to find the best candidates everywhere. Amsterdam, Cairo, New York, or Shanghai. Open the door to any of its partner offices and meet a dedicated professional with a deep understanding of the local market and instant access to a global network of contacts.

As entrepreneurs themselves, the firm understands your business needs. Its partners run their own businesses locally and most have held executive positions in major international companies. This gives them deeper insight into your business and your local preferences. They go the extra mile to give you the support you need. Because they know what it’s like to walk in your shoes.

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IRC’s alliance of boutique firms has the footprint and agility needed to serve the largest multinationals and SMEs with the same dedication and personal touch. They guarantee access to outstanding talent by leveraging decades of collective experience, deep industry knowledge and trusted referral sources. Its process begins by thoroughly considering a client’s needs, success factors and potential challenges. IRC leverages exceptional local recruiting expertise and global resources.

Solutions And Expertise

With a footprint in 80+ cities in 45+ countries the firm is the world’s largest executive search alliance in terms of global reach. You will find a locally committed and globally connected member wherever in the world your business takes you.

  • Assessment
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Onboarding
  • All Functions

News Briefings

IRC Appoints Americas Regional Leader

IRC Global Executive Search Partners has named Carlos Acosta of The QualiFind Group as the group’s Americas regional leader. “We are very fortunate to have Carlos joining us in this key position,” said Rohan Carr, president of IRC Global Executive Search Partners. “He brings a depth of search experience and s strong knowledge and understanding of

IRC Adds New Member Firm in Luxembourg

Even in the face of a global pandemic, executive search consultants are seeing an increase in hiring mandates from around the world. To meet 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. Recently, IRC Global Executive Search

Madison MacArthur Merges with The ExeQFind Group & The Qualifind Group

The ExeQfind Group, based in Atlanta and San Diego-based The Qualifind Group have merged Toronto-based executive search firm Madison MacArthur Incorporated into its search and recruitment platform. The dual practices, according to Sylvia MacArthur, president of Madison MacArthur, are now better positioned to provide expanded sector expertise, consultant depth, cultural fluency, and geographic reach while

IRC Global Adds New Member Firm in Russia

IRC Global Executive Search Partners has strengthened its global presence adding VIPJOBS LLC as a new member firm in Russia. The organization says that Russia is a market with significant talent and strong demand for leadership capabilities. “With IRC Russia, our worldwide executive search firm alliance has secured a strong foothold to support our international clients,”

Press Releases

IRC Introduces New Americas Regional Leader

(Feb. 17, 2021) San Diego-based Carlos Acosta of The QualiFind Group has been named as the Americas Regional Leader for IRC Global Executive Search Partners. Carlos is a Senior Managing Partner for the technical and professional recruitment firm – The QualiFind Group. The QualiFind Group and its sister practice – The ExeQfind Group joined IRC

IRC Adds a New Partner in Spain, Expanding its Coverage in Europe

(Feb. 4, 2021) Long-term IRC partner in Italy (Ellipsis Partners – former Open Executive Search & Selection), founded in 2005, has recently added a new office in Madrid, Spain, led by Paul Herrick. They are proud of the reputation they have built based on excellence, quality and lateral thinking. Their philosophy is to consistently exceed

IRC Expands in Europe With a New Partner in Luxembourg

(Jan. 21, 2021) After recently announcing a new partner in Latvia, IRC Global Executive Search Partners further expands its presence in the European region by adding a member firm in Luxembourg. RC Luxembourg (adVeci Advisors) is an independent firm providing tailored solutions in HR advisory and executive search. They are located in the heart of

IRC Announces a New Partner in Latvia

(Jan. 18, 2021) IRC Global Executive Search Partners expands its presence in the European market. After adding a new partner in Russia last year, IRC Latvia joins as our newest member firm. IRC Latvia (ASTRAL Executive Search), led by Managing Director Iluta Gaile, works in Latvia and the Baltic States and its consultants have more

IRC Global Conference Goes Virtual in 2020

(Sept. 24, 2020) More than 100 partners representing 40+ countries met together on September 15th and 17th. They discussed the latest developments in the executive search industry and shared their experience and success stories. At the end of each conference day, participants had the opportunity to listen to an insightful keynote speech. The first conference



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