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.
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.
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.
IRC Global Executive Search Partners has added GCH Consulting & Allen Parker Executive Search as its newest member firm in Italy. “We are very pleased to have a firm of the caliber of Allen Parker, part of GCH Consulting, join our alliance and look forward a strong and long-term partnership,” said Rohan Carr, president of IRC. “Italy
IRC Global Executive Search Partners has added Barcelona-based boutique firm The Skeye as its newest member. “With IRC Spain, our new member firm, we have strengthened our solid position serving international clients, locally and globally,” said Stepan Motejzik, IRC Global alliance director. “We are excited about extending our capabilities in the critical market of Spain, spanning
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
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
(May 31, 2022) Kestria, formerly traded as IRC Global Executive Search Partners, expands its presence in the European region by adding a new member firm in Austria. Kestria Austria: aristid Personalberatung is a leading Austrian consulting company, operating for 20 years mainly in executive search and professional search and selection. Kestria Austria consultants bring practical experience in
(April 19, 2022) Tracy Dawson, representing Kestria South Africa & USA, has been named the new Agribusiness & Agriscience EMEA Practice Leader. In the rapidly growing and dynamic field of agribusiness, technological trends meet rising demand for digitalization, farm automation and sustainability. Sophisticated technologies such as robots, GPS, temperature and moisture sensors will allow agribusiness
(April 11, 2022) The much heralded change is here. Kestria is the world’s newest and also most established executive search alliance, known previously as IRC Global Executive Search Partners. For almost three decades IRC has been delivering services to their clients wherever in the world through its extensive network of member firms. Not only has
(March 31, 2022) IRC Global Executive Search Partners, the world’s largest executive search alliance, has unveiled a new name ‘Kestria’ as a part of an extensive rebranding initiative. The change represents the alliance’s growth, reflecting its current position and outstanding executive search service offering to the market. At the heart of this rebranding is a
(Nov. 24, 2021) IRC partners from around the world met at the IRC Virtual Global Conference last week. Participants exchanged ideas and experiences related to running their business in challenging times and also elected a new Executive Board. Katerina Meimaroglou, the Managing Partner of IRC Greece (MEIHUNT, Corporate Talent Management), has been elected as a
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