About Us

Kennedy Executive Search is a Partner network of retained search boutique firms and covers 360 degrees of talent management: Executive search identifies, attracts and assesses the right talent. A wide array of consulting services develops people and organizations.

Currently present in Europe and North America with offices in:

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We are a global network of in(ter)dependent executive search boutiques and have partner offices in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia Pacific.

The owner of every Kennedy partner firm has been working in retained search for 10 years minimum in his or her respective market.

There are many black sheep in this industry and it is hard to get into the network: we reject more potential partners than we accept.

Only those who adhere to the highest business ethics and professional standards make it. The Kennedy affiliation guarantees these standards, a superior approach, execution and experience to our clients, candidates, stake- and shareholders. Watch out for the Kennedy quality seal and you know what you will get.

Solutions And Expertise

We want to be a progressive partner network delivering a contemporary client, candidate, stake- and shareholder experience. To realize this, we are committed to delivering fully transparent, high-quality executive search and consulting services to our clients and candidates by providing an experience that meets their expectations and makes them feel welcome, satisfied, respected and valued.

  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Onboarding
  • Outplacement
  • Succession Planning
  • 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

Hunt Scanlon’s 10 Most Important Recruiting Stories of 2017
10 Most Important Recruiting Stories of 2017

Looking back through more than a thousand recruiting stories published over the course of 2017, picking the 10 most important wasn’t easy. Hunt Scanlon Media tracked every little change, every small movement and, above all, lots of big progress. Truth be told, our choices for this year are a beacon for what lies ahead in 2018

Kennedy Executive Search Adds New Member Firm in Vienna
Kennedy Executive Search Adds New Member Firm Vienna

Kennedy Executive Search & Consulting, a network of independent executive search firms, has strengthened its presence in Central Europe with the addition of Vienna-based Qualitas Management Consulting. Qualitas is a privately owned executive search and consulting firm. It becomes the 12th partner for the Kennedy network, which also boasts offices in Paris, London, Copenhagen, Milan, Frankfurt,

Kennedy Strengthens Presence in Norway
Kennedy Executive Search partners Human Assets Consulting

Kennedy Executive Search & Consulting, a network of independent executive search firms, has partnered with Human Assets Consulting Group AS in Oslo, Norway to bolster its presence in Northern Europe. Human Assets Consulting is a boutique executive search firm founded in 2015 by Petter Berg, Truls Mo and Haakon Heskja. Mr. Berg, who started in

Why Search Firms Must Adjust and Adapt to Changing Times

The executive search industry, and the business world it serves, continues to undergo a transformation that no one would have predicted even a decade ago. According to one industry leader, recruitment firms that respond quickly to those changes, make adjustments and adapt will not only survive the years ahead but thrive. Some of those responses