IMD International Search Group


INSIGHTFUL, INNOVATIVE AND FOCUSED. These, along with a strong passion for delivering on our clients’ most challenging talent requirements, are the qualities that define our consultants.

Founded in 1972, IMD International Search Group is one of the top 15 global search organizations with more than 40 offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy. Our executive search professionals, many of whom held senior positions in the industry sectors they now serve, conduct hundreds of senior-level searches for clients worldwide each year.

Operating through a matrix structure and organized by geographic and industry specialization, IMD International Search Group is ideally equipped to satisfy the talent acquisition requirements of those organizations seeking to acquire and retain high impact executives.


IMD International Adds Partner in Czech Republic and Slovakia

With assignments increasingly coming in from around the globe, executive recruiters are developing new practices, hiring recruiters, and opening new locations. While the uptick in business has proven to be good for virtually every search firm, global recruiting consortiums seem well-placed and well-anchored to take advantage of some geographic areas that once seemed to be

IMD International Adds Member Firm In China

IMD International Search Group has added GMPTALENT International in China as its newest member firm. GMPTALENT, founded in 2012 by David Wu, is a boutique executive search and HR advisory firm operating in Greater China and the Asia region from headquarters in Shanghai. The firm services clients in a number of industry sectors and specializes in recruiting

IMD International Continues U.K. Expansion

IMD International Search Group has added London-headquartered Caton Search as a member firm. Founded by Bob Caton in 2008, the executive search firm focuses on industrial and services companies in the infrastructure, manufacturing, energy and environmental sectors. The firm consists of three partners who have an average of 16 to 17 years of experience in the executive search

IMD International Adds Member Firms in Palo Alto and London

IMD International Search Group has added Palo Alto, CA-based Fortra Executive Search and London-headquartered Hill Coates Associates as its newest member firms. Fortra Executive Search is a boutique firm specialized in the specific niche of the venture-funded and private equity technology market in San Francisco. Andy Grosso, who has a background of 11 years in executive search and

IMD International Adds New Member Firm In Brazil

IMD International Search Group has strengthened its presence in South America with the addition of Osser & Osser. Headquartered in São Paulo, Osser & Osser is led by Anna Luiza Osser and Patricia Osser Sales who founded the firm in 2002. It provides search services to medium and large-sized national and multinational companies, start-ups, family companies and


IMD International Search Group Partners Adds Partner in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

ZURICH, Switzerland, May 31, 2017 — IMD International Search Partners are pleased to announce that Top Recruitment has joined the organization as of the organization’s recent meeting in Oslo. Founded in 2005, the firm has offices in both Prague (Czech Republic) and Bratislava (Slovakia). The company’s 5 Consultants are active mainly in industrial, production, non-profit, financial services,

IMD International Search Group Partners Listed in Both U.S. and Global Rankings of Executive Search Organizations

ZURICH, Switzerland, May 30, 2017 — IMD International Search Group is pleased to announce two very positive news, on the occasion of the celebration this year of the 45th Anniversary of IMD’s creation: Four US IMD Partners appear in Forbes’ recently published ranking of America’s Best Recruiting Firms, which includes the very top 250 firms in this

IMD International Search Group Partners Meet in Oslo, Norway

ZURICH, Switzerland, May 3, 2017 — IMD International Search Group Partners gathered on April 27-29 in Oslo, Norway, for their semiannual meeting, hosted by Panamera|IMD. The founding Partners of Panamera|IMD have been members of IMD International Search since 2004 yet the company was renamed to its current brand in 2010. Based in Oslo, Panamera|IMD now has 3

IMD International Search Group Announces New Partner in China

ZURICH, Switzerland, November 24, 2016 — IMD International Search Group partners continue their efforts to ensure a better coverage of key markets to respond to clients demands. With the addition of GMPTALENT International, IMD secures in China the capacity to offer clients a high standard of service. GMPTALENT International was founded in 2012 by David Wu. It’s

IMD International Search Group Expands in the USA

ZURICH, Switzerland, September 20, 2016 — – IMD International Search Group is again pleased to announce a further expansion in the USA, as Fortra Executive Search is joining us as of August 2016. Based in Palo Alto, California, Fortra Executive Search is a boutique firm specialized in the specific niche of the venture-funded and private equity technology