Hunt Scanlon Media’sHow Search Firms Make the Most of Having Global Reach

May 9th - 11:00am EDT

Join Ezekia on Thursday, May 9th, at 11 am EDT for an exclusive webinar, presented in partnership with Hunt Scanlon Media, that delves into the nuanced world of global executive search strategies.

This session, moderated by Anthony Harling, founding partner at Harlschon, features a panel of seasoned industry leaders: Franz Rois of Stanton Chase, Gemma Van Rooyen of Horton International, and Dr. Sinead Gibney of Perrett Laver. Together, they will explore the transformative impact of global reach in redefining talent acquisition strategies, offering insights into balancing local and global decision-making, and driving innovation within a global network.

The discussion will highlight the significance of a global network in providing comprehensive support to both local and international clients, ensuring that the balance of global versus local decision-making aligns with client needs in an ever-evolving landscape. Our panelists will share their experiences and insights on fostering innovation and the strategic benefits of being part of a global network, including how it enhances global marketing efforts and operational models.

Amidst the changing dynamics of client preferences and the growing importance of cultural intelligence, this webinar will provide a platform for understanding how global executive search firms navigate these challenges. It will also touch upon the crucial role of standardizing elements of the global operating model to achieve consistency and efficiency across borders, ensuring the success of talent acquisition and retention strategies in a global organization.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from global industry leaders and engage in a conversation that could redefine your approach to talent acquisition and management in the global arena.


Anthony Harling

Founding Partner

Anthony Harling is a founding partner of Harlschon Consulting, a specialist career transition firm helping senior executives and directors from around the world discover new challenges and opportunities in their late stage career. 

Prior to Harlschon Anthony had a successful 30-year career in international executive search, initially with Heidrick & Struggles in Germany and in the UK, where he led the firm’s Technology and Professional Services practices. Anthony was also a co-founder of Archer Mann, a London-based boutique search firm.

Anthony has a degree in German & Spanish from Bristol University and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. He speaks fluent German, passable French and Spanish. 

Franz Rois

Executive Director
Stanton Chase

Franz Rois was appointed Executive Director at Stanton Chase in April 2022. Franz previously served as the Global Director of Marketing & Corporate Development at Stanton Chase. He held this position from 2016 to 2022. As Global Director of Marketing & Corporate Development, Franz defined and executed Stanton Chase’s global marketing strategy. As Executive Director, his role now involves reporting to the board and providing strategic and operational support to ensure the expansion and development of the business.

Franz has over two decades of experience in management consulting and board-level management. Most of this experience was gained by working with large multinational and international companies.

Franz served as a Partner and Director at a leading international management consulting firm before joining Stanton Chase. During this time, he provided strategy and operational assistance to large international companies. As a result of his work, he became a trusted advisor to many top executives around the world. This provided him with the opportunity to act as a consultant for companies from more than 20 countries in Europe, America, and the Middle East.

His experience also includes serving as Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Tele2 Austria. During his time there, he also served as a member of the Executive Board. His work at Tele2 Austria not only included managing marketing and sales functions but also implementing a growth strategy. This resulted in the merger and integration of a much larger target company.

Before this, he held the position of Vice President at T-Mobile International in London, where he developed the company’s international marketing strategy. This role involved the management of several large multinational projects.

Franz graduated from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He also graduated from the Central European Management School with a Master’s degree in International Management. He is fluent in German, English, and Spanish.

Gemma Van Rooyen

Global Programs Director
Horton International

Gemma Van Rooyen is a seasoned business development professional with over 15 years of experience. Currently serving as Global Programs Director for Horton International, she oversees international initiatives for executive search and consulting network spanning 40 countries. 

Gemma’s significant contributions extend to her prior roles, where she played key roles in the success of executive search and recruitment software applications. Notably, as the Global Relationship Manager, she contributed to positioning the company among the ‘Britain’s Hot Talent’ Top 100, showcasing her prowess in fostering key partnerships and driving recognition. Her impactful career also includes a role as a Researcher, focusing on building high-performing teams and securing top talent within the technology sector.

Gemma’s career is marked by her exceptional business development capabilities, consistently driving success and growth in her roles.

Dr. Sinead Gibney

Global Senior Partner
Perrett Laver

Dr. Sinead Gibney is a Global Senior Partner at Perrett Laver, responsible for the long-term strategic development of firm alongside the acceleration of its commercial growth. During her ten years at Perrett Laver, she established and led the firm’s operations in Amsterdam and Dublin, while continuing to grow Perrett Laver’s Research, Technology and Innovation, and Higher Education practices across Europe. Sinead’s experience at Perrett Laver includes advising on senior executive and non-executive appointments for universities, public and privately funded research institutes, as well as research-oriented charities and non-profits.Sinead holds an honours degree in Natural Science from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD in Neuroscience from University College Cork.

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