IIC Partners Adds New Member Firm in Buenos Aires

April 9, 2024 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has added Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Wall Chase to its global network of executive search firms. “This represents a significant milestone in IIC Partners’ strategic efforts to enhance its global footprint and further develop its presence in Latin America,” the search consortium said. “We are thrilled to welcome Wall Chase to IIC Partners,” said Christine Hayward, executive director of IIC Partners. “Their distinguished approach to executive search and leadership advisory — marked by an unwavering dedication to authentic, long-term partnerships — reflects a profound alignment with our core values. Wall Chase’s inclusion will strongly enhance our presence in Argentina and cross-border capabilities across the region and beyond.”

Founded in 2010, Wall Chase has provides executive search, leadership advisory, and career transition services. Their team of consultants have completed hundreds of search assignments for executive and board director positions across all sectors and functions. Wall Chase also has expertise in coaching and leadership development, as well as crafting tailor-made and personalized solutions to optimize the employability of people reentering the labor market.

“Central to Wall Chase’s approach is strong, lasting relationships built on trust, empathy, and mutual respect, underpinned by shared values and principles,” IIC Partners said. “With each assignment, they foster meaningful connections between clients and executive candidates through a distinctive focus on people and purpose. This ethos deeply aligns with IIC Partners’ innovative, partnership-based approach to designing effective human capital solutions.”

“Our core mission at Wall Chase is to support our client’s strategic goals through innovative human capital solutions driven by industry-leading, purpose-driven talent,” said Gonzalo Mata, managing partner at Wall Chase. “Joining IIC Partners advances this central goal by expanding our global reach and further enhancing the tools and knowledge available to our team. Additionally, the ability to collaborate with other IIC Partners global offices on cross-border search assignments is a huge value-add for our clients and candidates.”

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Buoyed by rich natural resources, a highly literate population, a diversified industrial base and an export-oriented agricultural sector, the economy of Argentina is Latin America’s third-largest, and the second largest in South America. It has a “very high” rating on the Human Development Index and a relatively high GDP per capita, with a considerable internal market size and a growing share of the high-tech sector.

IIC Partners Makes Global Board Appointments
IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has elected Oliver Schmitt and reappointed Vanessa Dalas to the board of directors. They were elected during the IIC Partners’ AGM held in October and will serve a three-year term. “Oliver Schmitt and Vanessa Dalas are highly accomplished global leaders who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to IIC Partners,” said Christine Hayward, executive director of IIC Partners. “Mr. Schmitt’s role in uniting our global members through key initiatives and by hosting our global conference and AGM is highly commendable. We look forward to him bringing this collaborative drive to the board. Vanessa Dalas has had a powerful impact during a successful three-year term on the board, and we’re excited to see her build on this success. These appointments will further enhance our ability to deliver exceptional results for our clients around the world.”

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 Firm

IIC Partners recently added Drayton Glendower in Johannesburg, South Africa as a member firm. “We are thrilled to welcome Drayton Glendower to IIC Partners,” said Ms. Hayward. “Their remarkable standing in South Africa and track record across sub–Saharan Africa enhance our global reach and introduce highly valued knowledge and expertise to our collaborative network. Their proven success in board and executive search across multiple sectors, coupled with their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion align perfectly with our mission to deliver exceptional leadership solutions worldwide. We look forward to the exciting opportunities ahead.”

Drayton Glendower, a boutique leadership advisory and executive search firm with a presence in South Africa and Ghana, provides services across multiple sectors at the board and C-suite levels. Drayton Glendower champions diversity, equity, and inclusion, a level one B-BBEE status (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment), and is a female-led and owned firm. Drayton Glendower’s services include board and executive search, leadership assessment, and executive coaching. With over 80 years of combined global executive search experience, the firm has local and international networks.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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