NGS Global


With offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa, NGS Global provides the extensive resources of major global executive search firms along with high-touch service, accelerated completion cycles and superior candidate access made possible by a mid-sized platform without external shareholders. Through our commitment to industry expertise, cultural knowledge and partner-led search execution, we deliver exceptional value to our clients.

We are dedicated to partnering with our clients to identify and assess the best leadership talent available, and ensuring that new leaders, executive teams, and entire organizations receive the global support needed to successfully meet business goals. We deliver high-end retained executive search services that solve critical human capital challenges. As a global delivery platform, we offer the breadth of resources of a major executive search and assessment firm, as well as the day-to-day involvement and personal client service typically only found in boutique operations.

Regardless of the nature of the support required, the process of engaging with NGS Global remains the same: We determine clients’ true underlying needs to provide flexible, customized solutions that deliver sustainable results across the organization.

NGS Global’s unique end-to-end offering includes:

  • Executive search fully-integrated with executive development services in flexible, customized solutions;
  • Guaranteed focus through limits on the number of search assignments undertaken by each consultant;
  • Analytical rigor to achieve insight into candidates through multiple lenses, such as experience, knowledge, wisdom, leadership style and cultural context, as well as to support successful outcomes;
  • Full accountability for commitments on the part of the search consultant, as well as the client;
  • Long-term advisor relationships extending to ongoing post-engagement follow-up;
  • Access to the best candidates.


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NGS Global Continues Expansion

Executive search firm NGS Global has continued its recent expansion with the addition of Chris Pearce, a former member of the Australian House of Representatives, as managing partner with its Oceania team in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Pearce is a highly-experienced professional in both the commercial and public sectors. The firm said that his background “aligns perfectly with

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NGS Global Appoints New Leaders for Japan

Executive search firm NGS Global has added George Johnson and Jonathan Falconer as new managing partners to head its Japanese office in Tokyo. With over 37 years of executive search experience combined, the new leaders will join forces to lead in the development of a broader and deeper level of capabilities within the Japanese market. “We are excited

Another Look at the Impact and Implications of Pay History Legislation

As more cities and states enact legislation to restrict employers, and their search agents, from asking candidates about their pay history, questions remain about the effectiveness of such laws, according to a new study by the recruitment firm NGS Global. The report, “Challenges of Gathering Compensation Data on Candidates,” spearheaded by managing partners David Nosal

NGS Global Opens in Delhi

NGS Global Opens in Delhi

Executive search firm NGS Global has expanded its presence in India with the opening of a new office in Delhi, which will be overseen by managing partner Soumitra Agarwal. He will work closely with client partner Kamna Vij. As an executive search professional with years of experience, Mr. Agarwal has conducted a number of C-level and senior leadership

NGS Global Opens New Office in Norway

Executive search firm NGS Global has expanded its reach into the Scandinavian region by opening an office in Norway. The location will be overseen by managing partners Stig-Rune Reese and Hard Olav Bastiansen. Previously, Mr. Reese and Mr. Bastiansen were founding partners of A`HEAD Search & Selection. They have both worked with executive positions in the private


New Managing Partners Take the Helm at NGS Global’s Tokyo Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 16, 2018 – Today, NGS Global LLC announced the addition of two new Managing Partners to head the firm’s Japanese office located in Tokyo. George Johnson and Jonathan Falconer, with over 37 years of executive search experience combined, have joined forces to lead in the development of a broader and deeper

NGS Global Expands European Base with Opening of Norway Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 1, 2017 — NGS Global LLC announced today the opening of an office in Norway. The office, based in Stavanger, will be overseen by Stig-Rune Reese and Hard Olav Bastiansen as Managing Partners. With the addition of this office, NGS Global expands its reach into the Scandinavian region. Previously, Mr. Reese

NGS Global Expands Its India Presence, Opening an Office in Bangalore

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 3, 2016 — NGS Global announced today that the firm had opened another office in India. The office, in Bangalore, will be overseen by Soumitra Agarwal, Managing Partner, working closely with Chetan Shirnali, Client Partner. Bangalore, a key hub for the global technology and outsourcing industries, as well as India’s vibrant

NGS Global Open Office in Istanbul

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 19, 2016 — NGS Global announced today the opening of its office in Istanbul, Turkey, where Can Onen will serve as Managing Partner. Mr. Onen has extensive experience conducting C-level and senior leadership search assignments for global and domestic companies from a broad range of industries, including energy, advanced technology, telecom, fast-moving

NGS Global Expands Base in Australia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 6, 2016 — The innovative executive search and leadership consultancy, NGS Global, announced today that its Oceania operations have expanded with the addition of two new appointments. Gary Lazzarotto, Managing Partner and Alex Burr, Senior Associate, have joined the firm and will both be based in Sydney, Australia. These appointments continue