September 26, 2019 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has expanded with the addition of Farber’s Interim Management and Executive Search practice.
Farber’s search practice, with professionals based in Toronto and Vancouver, specializes in carrying out interim management and executive search assignments across a broad variety of industry sectors for all senior leadership and C-suite functions.
“Joining a leading global network is a significant milestone in the development of our search practice,” said Ian Brenner, partner at Farber. “In addition to broadening the reach of our clients by accessing the best available talent globally, we are looking forward to collaborating with a diverse group of network partners and enhancing the quality of our services through the exchange of best practices.”
“The Canadian market requires international talent and many of our clients call upon us for search support in their global operations,” said Charlene Bergman, managing director at Farber. “Partnering with IIC member firms, particularly in the U.S., will provide greater opportunities to both candidates and clients. This is very exciting for us.”
“As a global firm, having a presence in Canada is critical to our organization,” said Christine Hayward, executive director of IIC Partners. “We are excited that Farber’s search practice will represent IIC Partners in this important market. This is a search firm that shares our values, and who have a strong commitment to quality and professionalism. We are thrilled to welcome Farber into our network.”
Farber Interim Management & Executive Search is a service offering of Farber, an independent business advisory firm that provides practical solutions to complex financial and operating problems.
IIC Partners specializes in executive search and leadership consulting services. The group has 39 independently owned and managed member firms with more than 450 consultants in 42 cities across 29 countries. Areas of sector specialism include: industrial, financial services, consumer and retail, energy, life sciences, technology, board, higher education, infrastructure and human resources.
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Over the past year, IIC Partners has seen a wave of growth. The spring, it announced the appointment of five new leaders to its practice groups. Stephan Breitfeld, partner of Ingeniam Executive Search & Human Capital Consulting in Frankfurt has led IIC Partners’ life sciences and healthcare practice group since July. John Wilhelm, a vice president at Dinte Executive Search, became deputy leader of the firm’s industrial practice group. Louise Gatenby, managing partner and co-founder of the Orcid Partnership, became deputy leader of the firm’s consumer and retail practice group. William Lacon, a partner at CurzonTrinitas, has takem on the role of deputy leader of IIC Partners’ energy practice group. Allan Laurie, a director with de JAGER Executive Search, now leads the firm’s technology, digital media and telecommunications practice group.
The organization also recently added the Orcid Partnership in Liverpool, England as a member firm. Orcid Partnership became the organization’s third office in the U.K. and will strengthen IIC Partners’ consumer and retail practice across the EMEA region. The firm is a senior executive and non-executive search and leadership consultancy. For over a decade, the firm has worked in a range of consumer, retail, B2B and service sectors supporting the recruitment and development of senior talent. Judy Atchison is the founding partner.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Andrew W. Mitchell, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media