About Us

Our reach currently spans 40+ countries and 90+ cities and counting; make us the world’s largest alliance of boutique retained executive search firms. What sets us apart is our shared entrepreneurial spirit and drive to deliver excellence in executive search.

Wherever the location, whatever the industry, we provide you with consistent first-class service. With globe-spanning connections and local knowledge you have a single point of contact for your international and local search requirements. We recognize that every search has differing requirements and tailor our approach to fit your needs.

Starting out as IRC Global Executive Search Partners in 1993, we’ve been providing executive search services to major global companies and other organizations for almost 30 years. We’ve successfully completed 40,000+ searches for over 4,000 clients, serving everyone from game-changing start-ups to major global players.

50+ nationalities, 40+ languages spoken and 52% female-led businesses. This diversity enriches our awareness of cultural differences – and means we have every imaginable base covered with regards to industry, region and size of company.

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Kestria’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. Kestria leverages exceptional local recruiting expertise and global resources.

Solutions And Expertise

With a footprint in 90+ cities in 40+ 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.

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

News Briefings

IRC Global Names Americas Regional Leader

IRC Global Executive Search Partners (IRC) has appointed Jane Lyons (pictured) as Americas regional leader. Ms. Lyons is a managing partner of Rhodes Associates. During her more than 25-year career in executive search and organizational consulting, she has completed more than 700 search and consulting assignments, specializing in the real estate industry. She has assisted leading real estate companies

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