About Us

Signium is a global executive search and leadership consulting firm, helping clients around the world make the right decisions at moments of strategic importance.

With more than 50 years of experience, we are experts in helping clients recruit, develop and retain the best leadership teams. This means we don’t just find talent – we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people and their organisations.

Our clients operate all around the world, and so do we. With offices in nearly 30 countries, we combine global reach with deep local knowledge to exceed our clients’ needs – whenever, wherever, whatever. During periods of significant change, we give our clients the edge when shaping their futures.

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Signium is a global executive search and leadership consulting firm, helping clients around the world make the right decisions at moments of strategic importance.

With more than 60 years of experience, we are experts in helping clients recruit, develop and retain the best leadership teams. This means we don’t just find talent – we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people and their organisations.

Our clients operate all around the world, and so do we. With offices in nearly 30 countries, we combine global reach with deep local knowledge to exceed our clients’ needs – whenever, wherever, whatever. During periods of significant change, we give our clients the edge when shaping their futures.

For more information about Signium’s consultants visit: https://www.signium.com/consultants

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Develop.
Industries
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Signium Names Leader of Global Technology Practice

Executive search consortium Signium has strengthened its staff with the addition of Marcelo Apovian as the leader of the global technology practice. He is based in São Paulo, Brazil. Previously, Mr. Apovian was a partner with Odgers Berndtson. Prior to entering the executive search sector, Mr. Apovian worked for multinational companies including Lucent Technologies and Avaya. As a

Signium Expands in the U.S. With New Member Firm

Executive search consortium Signium has increased its presence in the U.S. with the addition of Discovery Search Partners in Atlanta as its newest member firm. Located in Atlanta, Boston, the Philadelphia area and Virginia, Discovery Search Partners boosts Signium’s executive search and leadership presence in the life sciences sector. Discovery Search Partners was formed in 2009 by a

Signium Adds New Board Members

Executive search consortium Signium has elected Peter de Jong based in Amsterdam and Felipe Rivelles in Mexico City as new members of its board of directors. Mr. de Jong has been appointed as vice president of marketing while Mr. Rivelles becomes vice president for the Americas region “Signium is building on its long experience in the industry

Signium Expands in Sweden

In an effort to further strengthen its capabilities in the Nordic region, executive search consortium Signium has expanded in Sweden with the addition ofJ Eng Consulting. Founder Johannes Eng joins Signium as a partner. Mr. Eng has more than 15 years of experience in staff-leading positions and as a board director. His experience includes business development, working with

Press Releases

New Report Highlights the Importance of Executive Search in the War for Global Talent

Research questioned over 650 Business and HR leaders across 13 93% of business leaders plan to use Executive Search in recruiting for senior roles. Only 30% of HR Leaders, globally, are confident their In-House Recruitment always finds the best possible candidates for senior positions. The top priorities when deciding how to hire for senior roles

New Report Shows Global Leaders Are Convinced Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Improves Business Performance

June 24, 2020 – Equality is the ultimate goal of Diversity & Inclusion Research questioned over 650 Business and HR leaders across 13 countries 91% say that D&I contributes positively to business performance But senior leaders still need to be held more accountable for D&I Listed companies are 10% more likely to commit to D&I

Signium Announces New Technology Practice Group Leader

CHICAGO, IL, August 20, 2019 – Signium, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting partnerships, announces the appointment of Marcelo Apovian as the Leader of the Global Technology Practice. Prior to Signium, Marcelo worked for multinational companies including Lucent Technologies and Avaya. Since joining Signium, Marcelo has focused on assignments across a

Signium ranked again in Hunt Scanlon’s Global 30 List of Top Search Firms

CHICAGO, IL, June 18, 2019 – Hunt Scanlon has ranked Signium again in its Global 30 recruiting list for 2019. Signium has consistently been included in Hunt Scanlon’s annual list of top global talent providers. Executive Recruitment is a growing profession that globally generates U$ 15.6 billion annually according to the Association of Executive Search

Leading Global Executive Search Firm Signium to Host Largest Ever Partner Meeting in Milan

CHICAGO, IL, May 6, 2019 – Signium, one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting partnerships, chooses Milan, Italy to host its largest ever annual partners meeting from May 8-10. Over seventy-five Signium colleagues from twenty-five countries will attend the event, with a theme centered on the reverse paradigm of thinking local, acting

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