June 7, 2021 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has added FESA Group Argentina as its newest member firm. Barbara Toth, managing partner and CEO, FESA Group Argentina, and Bernabé O`Rourke, associate director and partner, said: “At FESA Group Argentina we are really happy and proud to be part of IIC Partners. We do believe that it will be a strong partnership working together in order to offer the best quality in talent management experience, as well as engaging and expanding the network from Argentina through the many of the world’s most recognized brands.”
FESA Group Argentina was established in 2018 with operations in Buenos Aires. The firm notes that its strategic location enables FESA to assist clients beyond its main operation in Brazil. “We are delighted to fortify our presence in Latin America by adding FESA Group’s Buenos Aires office to IIC’s international membership,” said Renee Arrington, president and chief operating officer, Pearson Partners International and vice chair, IIC Partners. “Under the direction of Barbara Toth, and fully supported by the leaders of FESA’s Brazil office, Carlos Guilherme Nosé and Thayanie Ujino, we can provide executive search and assessment services to global clients in Argentina.”
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 specialization include industrial, financial services, consumer and retail, energy, life sciences, technology, board, higher education, infrastructure and human resources.
New Member Firms
Just recently, IIC added Hunters of Talent in Brazil as a member firm. “We at Hunters of Talent are extremely excited to belong to IIC Partners,” said Antonieta Treviño, founder and CEO. “We know that it is a great commitment, and we are sure that we will be a worthy representation of our country. This partnership strengthens our ability to recruit the best candidates for our clients though our expanded network, and we are proud to contribute our knowledge of our country’s talent and industries.” Hunters of Talent, a joint venture with FESA Group, has offices in Monterrey and Mexico City. In addition to providing executive search services, the firm provides talent mapping to enable organizations to adopt a long-term strategy around vital roles. Hunters of Talent serves the insurance, financial services, consumer goods, luxury retail, industrial and energy sectors. Hunters of Talent is also a women-led agency.
IIC Partners recently added ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting in Russia as its newest member firm. ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting was founded in 2013 and provides professional services for the search and development of top managers and board members for Russian and international companies. The company has a team of 10 professionals and works across a broad range of industries and functions. “We are thrilled to welcome ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting into membership,” said Ms. Hayward. “As one of the top executive search firms in Russia, they will further strengthen our presence in Europe particularly in the industrial and digital sectors. We are excited to be working with a collaborative team of search consultants who are committed to delivering a high-quality service to their clients.”
IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has launched a new service for executives available by invitation only: The International Mentorship Program. “I am so excited to launch this program with my fellow IIC Partners colleagues,” said Ewa Olszewski, senior partner at Michaël Berglund AB in Sweden, and initiator of the program. “All over the world, we see leaders who strive to be better, to develop, set and achieve ambitious goals.” “Through our international network of leading executive search firms, we have established trusted personal relationships with some of the world’s most inspiring leaders,” Ms. Olszewski said.
IIC Partners also added Visindi as a member. This became the 24th IIC Partners office in Europe. Visindi was founded in 2004 by Jenny Homme, Heidi Wiggen and Magne Amundsen, and immediately experienced rapid growth. Every year since 2015, Visindi has been rated the biggest executive search firm in Norway by Finansavisen, Norway’s second-largest business newspaper. Visindi now has 38 consultants in four offices across Norway, working on C-suite and board-level searches for local and multinational organizations. The firm carries out assignments at board and senior management levels across all industries in both private and public sector.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media