About Us

At Kensington International we partner with you to answer your most challenging talent management questions. Since 1989 we have been helping organizations:

  • Recruit top leaders and build a “ready-now” leadership pipeline.
  • Build top leadership capability through leadership assessment and development.
  • Right-size their organization and manage changes and transitions effectively in order to build organizational trust, a high-performance culture and a magnetic employment brand.

Our commitment to customized services, our global capabilities and our deep expertise across the talent management spectrum is unique and empowers clients to profit from the full synergy of our capabilities. We employ dedicated and experienced professionals to recruit, assess, coach, develop and effectively transition your people to assure their maximum contribution and career performance.


Solutions And Expertise

  • Assessment
  • Career Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Onboarding
  • Outplacement
  • Succession Planning
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

10 Benefits of Retaining an Executive Search Firm

Organizations typically use an executive search firm when a top job opening is important enough, senior enough and when discretion is at a premium. These three factors warrant the investment of bringing in a search firm. Executive search firms are in the business of finding high impact thought leaders who share the same principles, goals,

Why Executives Need Career Transition Support, Even in a Hot Job Market

Even in a strong economy, executives face many challenges when searching for a new position equal to their talents. A new report by John Myers, founder and managing director of Kensington International, concludes that in a hot job market, business leaders might question whether they need to provide transition support for their outgoing executives and

Kensington International Finds CHRO for Black & Veatch

Executive recruiters are in hot pursuit of chief human resources officers and other senior-level HR leaders across the nation. The best HR chiefs are seen as integral strategic advisors to the C-suite, and the ones in demand are those who are sounding boards for CEOs, report recruiters focused on the space. Why is there such

Executive Recruiters See Market Stability in Today’s Jobs Report Figures

Employers added 304,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.0 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning. Wall Street analysts had expected an increase of about 165,000. The January gain is the 100th consecutive month of job growth. The number of unemployed people currently stands

Press Releases

Kensington International Places New Chief Human Resources Officer for Black & Veatch

OAK BROOK, IL, February 7, 2019 – Kensington International has placed Stephanie Hasenbos-Case as the new Chief Human Resources Officer for Black & Veatch. Ms. Hasenbos-Case comes to B&V having held positions with Bank of America, H&R Block, Sears Holding and Accenture. Most recently, she was Partner and Global Practice Leader People & Culture and

Kensington International Places New President of Global Power for Black & Veatch

Oak Brook, IL, January 21, 2019 – Kensington International has placed Mario Azar as the new President of Global Power for Black & Veatch. Formerly CEO of Siemens Process Industries and Drive, Mr. Azar is currently Managing Principal for ALP Citadel Management Services, a global consulting services firm he started in 2016 to advise European and

Kensington International Welcomes Traci Delgado!

OAK BROOK, IL, January 18, 2018 – Kensington International is pleased to announce that Traci Delgado has joined the organization as Vice President, Client Relationships. Traci will build relationships and consult with clients around Leadership Development and Career Transition. Traci has over 15 years of expertise across a wide range of industries, partnering with HR and C-Suite Leaders to build global learning and leadership

Kensington International Announces New Equity Partners

OAK BROOK, IL, January 4, 2018 – Kensington International is pleased to announce that we have elected two senior employees to the level of equity partner, Nancy Ortega and Tim Bealert. Nancy has led Kensington’s Leadership Development and Career Transition practice areas for the last five years – serving both Private Equity and Kensington International’s Mid and Large

Kensington International New Logo and Website Announcement

OAK BROOK, IL, February 15, 2017 — Kensington International announces the launch of a new logo and website as part of the ongoing evolution of the company’s brand. They are following up their move into the more contemporary offices of 311 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago with an updated look to match their vision of the future