Mercuri Urval


Mercuri Urval is a leading global Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Talent Advisory firm operating in over 70 countries every year.

Since 1967, our mission has been to help leaders become more successful and deliver the best possible results for their organisation. The core of Mercuri Urval is still our advisory capacity and our unique competence in finding, selecting and developing the right professionals and executives that fulfill our clients’ needs.

During more than 50 years in the business we have gained experience working with all major business sectors, serving more than 3000 clients worldwide, cutting across all sectors and sizes.

We work as one company – all over the world – this enables us to operate in a lean and agile way. Regardless of whether the client is large and global or small and local, Mercuri Urval´s combination of global reach, local presence and extensive experience makes us a strong partner. Wherever our clients need us, we are there.

Mercuri Urval is owned by an independent foundation named ´Stiftelsen Mercuri Urval.´ This ensures that we will continue to be an independent and long-standing strong company. As a foundation-owned company we are able to offer employee partnership. This is a realistic option for all employees who join us.


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According to a report by talent consultant Kevin Sheridan, 86 percent of executive search firms feel they are doing a good job recruiting, yet only 60 percent of candidates report having a positive experience during the recruiting process with them. Mr. Sheridan is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker, a New York Times best-selling author and a sought-after voice


Mercuri Urval received highest rating among Executive Search firms in Switzerland

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, March 9, 2018 – The Swiss economy newspaper “Handelszeitung” has published a list of Executive Search companies based on answers given by over 3400 HR managers, external HR Consultancies and candidates – “The best HR Consultancies special presented by Handelszeitung” on March 1st 2018. We are proud to say that Mercuri Urval in Switzerland is

Mercuri Urval is Now Officially the Largest Executive Search Firm Operating in Finland

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, November 24, 2017 – Mercuri Urval is now officially the largest Executive Search firm operating in Finland. Thank you to all our clients, candidates and colleagues in Finland. Extraordinary results is all about people! Suorahakuyritykset Suomessa presents a comprehensive table of direct search companies on their website., one of the largest recruitment portals in Finland, have collected

Mercuri Urval Received Highest Ranking Among the Top 250 Recruitment Firms in France

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, November 21, 2017 – The French newspaper “Les Echos” has conducted a ranking of the top 250 recruitment firms among the 3,500 that exist in France. We are proud to say that Mercuri Urval in France is rated 5 stars, for providing excellence in Executive Search services. For the first time, “Les Echos” and Statista

Mercuri Urval in Belgium Awarded Best Executive Search & Advisory Services Company 2017

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, November 17, 2017 – Mercuri Urval in Belgium won the HR Excellence Awards 2017 in the category Best Executive Search and Advisory Services Company. For eight years, this prestigious initiative has been designed – in a structured, independent and fully objective way – to trace and reward HR service companies for their innovation, their realizations and added

Mercuri Urval: Accelerating our Extraordinary Journey into the Next 50 Years

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, APRIL 2017 — Fifty years have passed since Mercuri Urval was founded. Today we stand strong as a leading global Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Talent Advisory firm, with 70 teams spanning the world to ensure that our company, employees and clients prosper in the future. And as the ownership of Mercuri Urval is transferred