Lancor is a global retained executive search firm serving public and private companies, private equity firms, as well as growth and venture investors. With offices across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East, we specialize in board-level search mandates including CEO, CFO, C-suite executives, board director and private equity operating partners.

We work with businesses at all stages of the investment cycle – growth venture to private equity to public companies. With expertise in technology, media, telecommunication, consumer and more, we are a team of executive search experts who hold a deep knowledge of the industries we serve.

Through our Advisory practice, we also assist private equity funds with originating and appraising potential transactions, sourcing industry experts for pre-acquisition due diligence, and finding backable senior management teams.

We set out to design a retained executive search firm with the proficiency and breadth of a large firm, while taking the personal, tailored approach of a boutique firm.

Lancor has deep relationships with over 50 of the top PE firms and makes equity co-investments through our affiliate, LancorCapital. For more information, please visit



Lancor New York Office Leader Scott Estill

Lancor Names New York Office Leader

Executive search firm Lancor has added veteran recruiter Scott M. Estill to manage its New York City office and lead its global advisory practice. Mr. Estill, who retains the title of partner, will play a key role in the firm’s well-established private equity-focused recruiting practice while building Lancor’s new advisory business. He will also co-lead the North


Lancor’s Newest Partner to Grow Private Equity Advisory Practice

NEW YORK, NY, November 9, 2017 – Lancor, a leading global retained executive search firm, is pleased to welcome Scott M. Estill to manage its New York City office and lead its Global Advisory Practice. As Lancor’s newest Partner, Scott will play a key role in the firm’s established PE-focused executive search practice while building Lancor’s new Advisory Practice.  The

Lancor’s Newest Partner to Grow Technology & Growth/Venture Capital Executive Search

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 6, 2016 – We are pleased to welcome Cliff Scheffel and Gayle Rydinski to Lancor’s San Francisco office. Cliff joins as a Partner and will play a key role in growing Lancor’s Technology, Growth and Venture Capital sectors. Gayle will be Lancor’s Director of Special Projects and involved in engagement management and U.S. partner initiatives. With 25 years

Lancor Expands Coverage into the Middle East

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, April 1, 2015 – Lancor, a leading global retained executive search firm, is pleased to establish a presence in Dubai. With the addition of Dubai, Lancor now has six offices including Brussels, Cleveland, Dubai, London and San Francisco. UPDATE – As of January 2017, Lancor Partner, Abbed Anabtawi will lead the firm’s Dubai office. Anabtawi is focused on building