About Us

At Odgers Berndtson, we support clients in making the most important decisions. Our approach to executive search drives our consultants to develop a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ organization and the context of their business. This deep understanding allows us to provide continuous advice to clients to develop and support their talent management and acquisition program.

Working with organisations ranging from listed corporations to family-owned business, equity backed enterprises, associations and institutions, Odgers Berndtson collaborates with leading organisations to develop and strengthen their talent.

We call our approach Search Intelligence.

Search Intelligence is a proven process of rigorous analysis, creativity, logic, and judgement. Through our thorough understanding of a client’s needs, Search Intelligence allows our consultants to identify and nurture the right candidates from across the globe based on experience, personality, and potential.

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Organisations of every size and sector depend on talented individuals, teams, and leaders to realize their success.

Odgers Berndtson’s strength lies in the partnerships we develop to address that need.

We form strong relationships with the most talented people, with those seeking them and between our own teams globally to bring both sides together.

It is because of our deep, non-transactional and lasting partnerships, that our clients can acquire, develop and retain their strongest leaders.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Succession Planning
Industries
Functions
  • 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

Odgers Berndtson Launches Interim Arm in Boston and New York

Odgers Berndtson has launched its global interim management arm – Odgers Interim – in Boston and New York, following strong demand the search firm has seen for senior leaders working on an interim basis across the U.S. With offices in London, Australia, Canada and Brazil, Odgers Interim’s U.S. business will be led by Paul Smith, a U.K. client

Odgers Berndtson Awarded Epilepsy Foundation CEO Search 

Odgers Berndtson has been enlisted to conduct a national search for the president and CEO for the Epilepsy Foundation. The assignment will be led by partners Maureen Ryan and Derek Wilkinson. Philip M. Gattone stepped down from the Epilepsy Foundation’s top job at the end of last year. He leaves the organization with a strong leadership team and board of directors

Odgers Berndtson Names Industrial, Energy, and Infrastructure Practice Leader for Australia and New Zealand

Odgers Berndtson has named Mark Sloan as partner and leader of the firm’s industrial, energy, and infrastructure practice across Australia and New Zealand. With more than 13 years of experience, Mr. Sloan joins the industrials practice specializing in senior executive and board appointments. “Mark will be a great addition to the team as our growth continues. Mark’s

Odgers Berndtson Finds New Leader for Airports Council International – Latin America and Caribbean

Global search firm Odgers Berndtson has placed Rafael Echevarne as the new director general of Airports Council International – Latin America and Caribbean (ACI-LAC). He succeeds Javier Martinez who has successfully led the organization since 2010. Tim McNamara spearheaded the assignment “We have great expectations about the new drive that Rafael Echevarne will bring to our organization,” said

Press Releases

Odgers Berndtson Hires Head of Marketing in U.S.

NEW YORK, N.Y., January 16, 2019 – Building on its explosive growth in the U.S. in 2018, top-six global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has brought in Soh Won Cha as the Head of U.S. Marketing. Ms. Cha joins the firm from Russell Reynolds Associates, where she was Senior Marketing Manager of the Americas. “We’re very excited

Odgers Berndtson expands Atlanta Office

ATLANTA, GA, January 16, 2019 – Just months after opening its Atlanta office, Odgers Berndtson has hired Catherine Bass Black, its fourth Atlanta-based search professional. Ms. Black, who was previously the Head of Talent Acquisition and Director of Community Affairs at Bass Pro Shops, joins the firm as a Principal supporting the Industrial, Consumer, Board, and

Odgers Berndtson Expands Tech Practice, Hiring Three New Professionals

NEW YORK, NY, November 19, 2018 – Odgers Berndtson, a top-six global executive search firm, has greatly expanded the size of its Technology Practice, adding Kevin Anderson and Doug Gladstone as partners and Lauren Claypool as a principal. “We’re excited to be increasing our footprint in this critical area,” said Steve Potter, CEO of Odgers Berndtson

Port Canaveral names new chief financial officer, hiring Port of Jacksonville official

PORT CANAVERAL, FL, May 1, 2018 – Port Canaveral has named Michael Poole as its new chief financial officer, filling a vacancy created by the departure of previous CFO Rodger Rees, who left at the end of December to become the head of the Port of Galveston in Texas. Poole has been CFO at the Port of Jacksonville

Football Association Kicks off Search for Successor to Chief Executive Martin Glenn

ENGLAND, March 18, 2018 – The Football Association (FA) has kicked off a secret search for a successor to Martin Glenn, its chief executive, amid concern in its boardroom that he may quit after this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Greg Clarke, the FA chairman, has drafted in the search firm Odgers Berndtson to identify

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