September 30, 2021 – Horton International has formed a partnership with Vienna, Austria-based RMI Partners, a retained consultancy specializing in leadership services for a diverse range of sectors. “We are delighted to further strengthen our presence in the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region by welcoming RMI Partners, Austria, to the Horton International family,” said Maneesh Ajmani, chairman of the board at Horton International. “Peter Radlingmayr and the team bring a wealth of expertise in search, leadership coaching, assessment and organizational consulting that will no doubt offer synergies for our global partners.”
Launched in 2006, RMI Partners has a dedicated niche within the technology, financial services, medical, industrial, and utility sectors. Focusing on executive search and selection, the team offers a broad selection of associated services, including consultancy for improved in-house talent management, and bespoke coaching to support more informed business decision making.
“Partners Mr. Radlingmayr and Andreas Faber are proud to be at the forefront of the upcoming change, overseeing the partnership from the Vienna office,” Horton said. “Together, they will bring a wealth of local experience, knowledge, and understanding of the Austrian market to the Horton International group and will be in a strong position to offer a more comprehensive solution for their clients through Horton International’s support.”
Mr. Radlingmayr will bring 25 years of experience in search and selection to the Horton International group. He will continue in his role as RMI Partners’ national and international search expert, specializing in services for IT, telecomms and high-tech industries. Mr. Faber, who boasts of more than 20 years experience in executive search, works closely with medium sized and large multinational corporations hiring for niche and challenging roles, mostly in tech-branches. Previously he gained experience in mainly international roles within major brands including Shell, Philips, and Coca-Cola.
“Challenging times demand joint efforts,” said Mr. Radlingmayr. “Transnational and multi-cultural approaches ensure not only optimal solutions to our clients, but also enhance the quality and expertise we provide. Thus, Horton International offers an ideal environment for the best executive search and leadership consulting practice.”
“With our integrative understanding of linking organizational needs with labor market expertise and psychological know-how, we want to make a contribution within Horton International,” Mr. Radlingmayr said. “We look forward to supporting the Horton International offices by sharing our expertise and 25 years of consulting experience on the Austrian market.”
Recently named among the prestigious Hunt Scanlon Media’s Global 40 Executive Search Companies, Horton International is a global retained executive search firm with more than 40 offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The firm works in close tandem with clients’ internal staffing organizations and line managers. Horton offers solutions to recruiting and resourcing challenges for a diverse range of organizations, from small, privately held start-ups to leading global corporations.
Newly Elected Chairman
Horton recently elected Mr. Ajmani as its chairman of the board. “Having been a member of the board for some time, I have seen the organization grow from strength to strength in recent years, and I am confident that we will continue to build the Horton brand and our global reach in the coming years,” said Mr. Ajmani. “I feel very fortunate to be working with a strong team of partners, who are dedicated to creating the most impactful teams for our clients.”
Mr. Ajmani has over 25 years’ experience working across North America, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. He has worked with companies in a variety of industry sectors and has spent the past over 15 years in the Middle East helping regional companies enhance shareholder value. His clients include large private conglomerates, public listed companies as well as multi-billion-dollar multinationals with a presence in the Middle East.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media