April 2, 2021 – IRC Global Executive Search Partners has named Carlos Acosta of The QualiFind Group as the group’s Americas regional leader. “We are very fortunate to have Carlos joining us in this key position,” said Rohan Carr, president of IRC Global Executive Search Partners. “He brings a depth of search experience and s strong knowledge and understanding of our alliance. We look forward to his contribution over the time ahead and thank him for his commitment.” Mr. Acosta brings more than 20 years of search and recruitment experience across the U.S. and Mexico as the senior managing partner of The QualiFind Group. He has developed deep experience within Latin America’s industrial and agribusiness sector where he serves domestic and multinational client organizations operating in both the U.S. and Mexico. The QualiFind Group and its sister practice – The ExeQfind Group joined IRC in 2008 and has been an active member firm representing the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Mr. Acosta will also leverage his experience in the industrial sector to serve as the Americas’ leader for the industrial / manufacturing practice group.
In his new role as a regional leader for the Americas, Mr. Acosta will lead the alliance’s agenda, support the ongoing drive for best practices, develop thought leadership, promote the IRC brand and coordinate regional meetings. “Through the years, I have developed friendships and invaluable working relationships across the globe,” said Mr. Acosta. “I enjoy working with our many colleagues with whom we share so much in terms of shared values and vision to improve how we collectively support our clients. It’s an honor to accept the Americas regional leader role for the alliance, and I look forward to continuing to serve and collaborate with my colleagues to fortify our presence in the Americas,” he says. “It’s this collaboration along with the diversity of our consultants that offer exponential benefits to our clients and their needs for transformational talent.”
Growing Global Consortium
IRC has partners in over 80 cities across Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Australia. The consortium has completed more than 30,000 assignments for more than 3,000 clients in virtually every industry segment and function, according to the firm.
IRC recently strengthened its global presence adding adVeci Advisors as a new member firm in Luxembourg. adVeci Advisors will become IRC Luxembourg. Dimitri Davreux is the managing partner at adVeci Advisors. With more than 20 years of experience in senior HR roles in Europe, Asia and the U.S., he has expertise in the creation, reorganization and transformation of companies in the financial, banking, professional services and PE-backed sectors. adVeci Advisors provides executive search, outplacement and talent assessment. The firm’s practices include financial services, service providers, healthcare, PE and investment managers. “It is exciting to welcome Dimitri and his team to the IRC global alliance,” said Stepan Motejzik, alliance director at IRC Global. “With its high degree of international openness and strong fiscal sector, Luxembourg provides many IRC partners opportunities to leverage our global presence and deliver high-end executive search solutions, especially within the financial services, professional services, and PE-backed organizations, locally and globally.”
Last year, IRC added VIPJOBS LLC as a new member firm in Russia. The organization says that Russia is a market with significant talent and strong demand for leadership capabilities. “With IRC Russia, our worldwide executive search firm alliance has secured a strong foothold to support our international clients,” IRC said.
IRC Russia (VIPJOBS LLC) was found in 2008 by Andrey Oblov as an executive search firm to help foreign companies to find staff in Russia and at the same time for Russian companies to find personal abroad. The firm’s main experience is in top positions for IT, internet and telecom industries. Also, the firm works in the retail, E-Commerce, production, oil and gas, banking, agriculture, and the medicine and pharmacy industries. It is located in Moscow, with branch offices in Siberia (Irkutsk and Surgut) and south Russia (Esentuki).
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media