Odgers Berndtson


At Odgers Berndtson, we support clients in making the most important decisions. Our approach to executive search drives our consultants to develop a comprehensive understanding of our clients’ organization and the context of their business. This deep understanding allows us to provide continuous advice to clients to develop and support their talent management and acquisition program.

Working with organisations ranging from listed corporations to family-owned business, equity backed enterprises, associations and institutions, Odgers Berndtson collaborates with leading organisations to develop and strengthen their talent.

We call our approach Search Intelligence.

Search Intelligence is a proven process of rigorous analysis, creativity, logic, and judgement. Through our thorough understanding of a client’s needs, Search Intelligence allows our consultants to identify and nurture the right candidates from across the globe based on experience, personality, and potential.




Odgers Berndtson Continues U.S. Expansion

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has continued its recent expansion with the addition of Nicole Phillips as a partner in the firm’s retail and consumer practices. She will be based in the New York City office. “We’re delighted to have Nicole with us,” said Diane Lavietes, head of Odgers Berndtson’s retail and consumer practices in the U.S. “As we

Odgers Berndtson Opens Offices in Denver and Miami

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has continued its recent expansion with the opening of new offices in Miami and Denver. The Miami office will expand the firm’s professional services, hospitality and human resource practices and serve as a bridge between its locations in North America and Latin America. With offices already in Austin, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and

Odgers Berndtson Education Sports Practices

Odgers Berndtson Strengthens Education and Sports Practices

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has continued its recent expansion with the addition of three new search professionals: Jennifer Biehn, Monica Burton and Greg Santore. Their addition significantly strengthens the firm’s education and sports practices. “We’re delighted to have Jennifer, Monica and Greg on our team,” said Steve Potter, CEO of Odgers Berndtson U.S. “Together they have almost

Odgers Berndtson Expands Canada

Odgers Berndtson Expands in Western Canada

Executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has continued its recent expansion – this time in Western Canada – marked by the recent appointment of Stephen Diotte to partner and head of leadership services for the Western region, as well as the firm’s new Canadian energy sector expert. Mr. Diotte has deep consulting experience in working with leaders globally around talent and

Odgers Interim Expands to Poland

Odgers Interim Expands to Poland

The pressure has never been greater for organizations to deliver strong business results in less time and with fewer resources while mitigating the risk of hiring the wrong leaders. To that end, a number of companies have been turning to temporary leaders to fill their C-suite needs and executive search firms are stepping up. Odgers


Port Canaveral names new chief financial officer, hiring Port of Jacksonville official

PORT CANAVERAL, FL, May 1, 2018 – Port Canaveral has named Michael Poole as its new chief financial officer, filling a vacancy created by the departure of previous CFO Rodger Rees, who left at the end of December to become the head of the Port of Galveston in Texas. Poole has been CFO at the Port of Jacksonville

Football Association Kicks off Search for Successor to Chief Executive Martin Glenn

ENGLAND, March 18, 2018 – The Football Association (FA) has kicked off a secret search for a successor to Martin Glenn, its chief executive, amid concern in its boardroom that he may quit after this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Greg Clarke, the FA chairman, has drafted in the search firm Odgers Berndtson to identify

Odgers Berndtson Launches New Real Estate and Infrastructure Practice

TORONTO, Canada, September 11, 2017 — Commercial real estate in North America is at a crossroads: while  investment in the sector continues to increase, developers, asset managers and investors are facing new challenges when recruiting executives with the skills and experience needed to execute their organization’s strategic growth plans. With the rate of executive retirements in

Interactive Gaming Veteran Joins Odgers Berndtson from VR Start-Up

LONDON, U.K., July 7, 2017 – Global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson, has hired interactive gaming veteran, Scott Dodkins to lead their Interactive Entertainment division. The former Chair of the UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE) trade body, Dodkins joins the search firm from virtual reality start-up Oculus. He holds over 20 years of experience in the gaming industry, with Dodkins helping to launch

Odgers Berndtson Expands U.S. Technology Practice

NEW YORK, November 15, 2016 — As new technologies are commercialized and integrated into our lives at an astonishing rate, organizations are looking for a new type of leader who can quickly adapt to rapidly changing business conditions and transform their organizations for the future. To help clients tackle this talent challenge, global executive search firm Odgers Berndtson