Kensington International


At Kensington International we partner with you to answer your most challenging talent management questions. Since 1989 we have been helping organizations:

  • Recruit top leaders and build a “ready-now” leadership pipeline.
  • Build top leadership capability through leadership assessment and development.
  • Right-size their organization and manage changes and transitions effectively in order to build organizational trust, a high-performance culture and a magnetic employment brand.

Our commitment to customized services, our global capabilities and our deep expertise across the talent management spectrum is unique and empowers clients to profit from the full synergy of our capabilities. We employ dedicated and experienced professionals to recruit, assess, coach, develop and effectively transition your people to assure their maximum contribution and career performance.

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Executive Search Industry Leaders Offer Up Bold Predictions

Predicting the future could practically be its own business sector. Whether the prognostications are coming from the Magic 8-Ball, Punxsutawney Phil or CNBC’s Jim Cramer, people want to know what lies ahead. So it was that Hunt Scanlon Media rounded up a collection of soothsayers from the search industry to provide their insights about the changes that

Kensington International Expands Recruiting Team

Executive search firm Kensington International has named Daniel Feldkamp as executive vice president within the firm’s executive search division. Mr. Feldkamp’s focus is on senior level assignments for the firm’s clients in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. He also handles searches for the North American subsidiaries of European companies with a particular focus on clients from the

The High Cost of Picking a Wrong Leader

Selecting a CEO is arguably one of the most vital decisions a board makes. Companies that choose the wrong leader can suffer hits to their stock price and market capitalization and lose in a variety of areas — momentum, opportunities, reputation, customer goodwill and, perhaps most importantly, trust within the organization, which can take years

Kensington International Recruits Chief for Cornerstone Fund

Executive search firm Kensington International has placed Maria C. Coyne as president and chief executive officer of the Cornerstone Fund. Gordon Gilles is retiring as president and CEO, concluding 21 years of service to the ministry of the United Church of Christ. Kensington International partner Brian Clarke led the assignment. The Cornerstone Fund’s search committee settled on a short list

Kensington International Names Technology Practice Leader

Executive search firm Kensington International has added David Shpiz as an executive vice president within its executive search division. Based in Chicago, he will lead the firm’s technology practice, focusing on private equity-backed companies. Mr. Shpiz was previously a partner at Kindred Partners, an executive search firm placing executives in high-growth technology companies. In addition to his Kindred experience, his


Kensington International New Logo and Website Announcement

OAK BROOK, IL, February 15, 2017 — Kensington International announces the launch of a new logo and website as part of the ongoing evolution of the company’s brand. They are following up their move into the more contemporary offices of 311 S. Wacker Drive in Chicago with an updated look to match their vision of the future

Kensington International Names David Shpiz as Technology Practice Leader

OAK BROOK, IL, July 15, 2016 —Kensington International, a preeminent human capital and talent management firm, today announced that David Shpiz has joined the firm as Executive Vice President within the Executive Search Division. David will lead the firm’s technology practice, focusing on private equity-backed companies. He will provide executive search and human capital solutions backed by