IIC Partners Reappoints Vice Chairs

December 7, 2017 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide has reappointed three vice chairs to its board during its global conference held in London.

Bhavishya Sharma was reappointed as board director and vice chair for Asia Pacific. Mr. Sharma is managing director of Athena Executive Search & Consulting in New Delhi and has served on the IIC Partners board of directors since 2014. He is a member of IIC Partners’ consumer and retail, life sciences & healthcare and technology, digital media & telecommunications practices.

Susan Chadick, co-CEO of Chadick Ellig, located in New York, was re-elected as IIC Partners’ vice-chair for the Americas. Ms. Chadick is a member of the IIC Partners human resources practice and deputy leader of the financial services practice. She has served on the board since 2013.

Charlotte Eblinger was reappointed as vice-chair for EMEA. Ms. Eblinger is managing director of Eblinger & Partner, located in Vienna, and is a member of IIC Partners’ life sciences & healthcare and consumer and retail practices. She has served on the board of directors since 2013.

“We are fortunate to have such talented and experienced search professionals representing and serving the IIC Partners membership,” said Christine Hayward, executive director of IIC Partners. “Bhavishya, Susan and Charlotte are passionate, enthusiast and dedicated and we are grateful for the knowledge and wisdom that they bring to the board.”

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Continued Growth 

Since the beginning of the year, IIC Partners has seen a wave of growth in Amsterdam, Dubai, Milan, Singapore and Washington, D.C.

Recently, IIC 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.

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.

IIC Partners also added Singapore-based Hofer Tan & Partners as a member firm marking its seventh office in the Asia Pacific region. Established over 20 years ago, Hofer Tan & Partners is a boutique search firm that specializes in senior-level executive and board search, leadership development and talent management mandates across industries and markets.

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Will Schatz, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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