About Us

IRC Global Executive Search Partners has been bringing top leadership talent to clients for twenty-five 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 Global Adds Hunt Executive Search as Newest Member Firm

IRC Global Executive Search Partners has added Charlotte, NC-headquartered Hunt Executive Search as its sixth member firm in the U.S. “The U.S. is such a key market for IRC, and it is great to have another leading search firm join the IRC family,” said Rohan Carr, president of IRC. “We further strengthen our capacity to

Move Over Millennials, There’s a New Workforce in Town

Generation Z. It is the first generation to know only a digital world. Its members grew up playing on their parents’ mobile devices, and many had their own smartphone as early as elementary school. Now that they’re on the brink of entering the job market, older workers are wondering how these “digital natives” will impact the

IRC Global Names Real Estate Global Practice Leader

Despite setbacks in certain locales, the real estate industry has bounced back from many of its problems in recent years. But a dire need for executive talent in the field remains. In particular demand, recruiters say, are executives who survived the last downturn and who now have a vision for better times ahead. Recently, IRC

Achieving Work/Life Balance Sometimes Means Working Weekends

Even as some organizations ponder shorter official work weeks, more and more jobs are coming with the expectation, sometimes unspoken, that employees should be available at any time. Bosses may think they’re squeezing extra productivity out of their direct reports, but it’s that type of pressure that can depress employee engagement. In one recent survey

Press Releases

IRC Appoints New Real Estate Global Practice Leader

July 24, 2019 IRC Global Executive Search Partners has leveraged deep expertise of IRC partners and extended its coverage of the main sectors by appointing a new Real Estate Global Practice Leader. The new Global Practice Leader of the Real Estate practice group is Robert Peck, Partner Managing Director at IRC USA – 20/20 Foresight

IRC Announces Membership Change in Denmark

July 01, 2019 – People Executive is IRC Global Executive Search Partners’ new partner in Denmark. Denmark is an important market with many international knowledge-intensive companies with cross-border recruitment needs. With an exclusive partner in this country, our global executive search firm alliance has strengthened its presence in Scandinavia. “We are very excited to welcome

IRC Names New Americas Leader to the NGO & Not For Profit Practice Group

June 3, 2019 – With the increasing demand for senior executives in the NGOs and Not-for-profit organizations and the growing importance of this sector, IRC Global Executive Search Partners is extending its global NGO & Not-for-profit team. Pía Puebla Menne (IRC Chile) has been newly named the Americas Practice Leader of the NGO & Not-for-profit

IRC C-Suite Summit in London on “FutureReady Leaders”

LONDON, U.K., April 15, 2019 – The third in the series of IRC discussions themed “Transforming the Leaders: To Be FutureReady” was concluded on April 1 st , 2019 at The May Fair Hotel, London. IRC partners representing 24 countries of the EMEA region invited C-suite executives from industries including financial services, banking, technology, agribusiness

IRC Germany Launches New Office in Hamburg

HAMBURG, GERMANY, December 3, 2018 – Hamburg, a port city with a history of over 800 years is today the third largest European seaport. This vibrant heart of Northern Germany has a diverse economy and excellent connections to Berlin and the North-East of Germany. These are just a few reasons why Hamburg has been chosen



Rohan Carr, IRC President, Innovative and Agile Approach in the Disruptive World
IRC Global Executive Search Partners - Who We Are
IRC Healthcare & Life Sciences Global Practice Leader, Jan Friberg
Benefits of Global Partnership - Grace Abella-Zata, IRC Philippines (Corporate Executive Search)
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