Orcid Partnership becomes the organization’s third office in the U.K. and will strengthen IIC Partners’ consumer & 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.
“We are very much looking forward to belonging to a global network of senior, like-minded individuals and firms around the world,” said Orcid Partnership. “Being part of this innovative network means looking to the future of the search industry positively and working together to understand the challenges and opportunities.”
Christine Hayward, executive director of IIC Partners, said the network is excited to add leading specialist firms that share its commitment to quality and professionalism. “We are thrilled to welcome the Orcid Partnership as a new firm to represent IIC Partners,” she said. “Their strength in consumer and retail will be an asset to us and enable us to better serve our clients throughout the world.”
Continued Global Expansion
Recently, IIC expanded with the addition of Istanbul-headquartered search firm OneWorld Consulting as a member firm. Established in 2007, OneWorld Consulting works closely with clients at all stages of the executive talent lifecycle. The firm works with local and international companies across a wide range of business sectors and has a team of 10 led by Joan O’Rourke and Tim Bright.
IIC also brought CEO Search into its membership. The firm, located in Sofia, Bulgaria, extends IIC Partners’ global reach into what has become an emerging market for the search industry. CEO Search, founded in 2003 by Milen Ivanov, is an independent operation specializing in senior level and C-suite placements across a wide range of sectors. The firm delivers client-focused solutions across various industries both locally and internationally.
Recruiter Rankings: Global 25
This year Hunt Scanlon reviewed an exhaustive list of global recruiting providers and culled it down to the top 25 global talent providers that now dominate the recruiting business worldwide.
Holtrop Ravesloot, located in Amsterdam, appointed Boudewijn Vellinga as an associate partner. Mr. Vellinga has spent nearly 15 years in the financial services sector and specializes in executive search assignments from vice president to the C-suite. Previously, he was founding partner and a senior producer at search firm Newington International. There, he specialized in placing professionals in risk management, quantitative analysis, structuring, sales, trading, research, origination and private wealth management in EMEA across FICC (rates, FX, credit and commodities) and equity.
Envision Partnership, based in Dubai, announced the appointment of Karin Legein as a partner. Ms. Legein has over 25 years in communications and branding and specializes in managing executive search and talent mandates across the Middle East and Europe. Formerly, she served as associate partner, Middle East and Africa, at DHR International.
Key2People, headquartered in Milan, appointed Daniela Mombelli and Uberto Thun-Hohenstein as partners in its industrial practice. Ms. Mombelli has nearly 20 years of expertise within the consulting sector and specializes in the industrial sector. She most recently served as managing director at Accenture and prior to that was a vice president of AlixPartners.
Dinte Executive Search, based in Washington, D.C., recently named Sam Dinte as senior associate. He specializes in both search and talent assessment mandates for corporations spanning the value chain and leading financial sponsors. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dinte spent five years at Avascent, a global aerospace and defense consultancy.
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