May 10, 2021 – Search for IIC partner executives around the world launched a new service for executives available by invitation only: the International Mentoring Program. âI am very happy to launch this program with my fellow colleagues from IIC Partners,â said Ewa Olszewski, senior partner at MichaÃ«l Berglund AB in Sweden and initiator of the program. “All over the world, we see leaders striving to be better, to grow, to set themselves and to achieve lofty goals.” “Through our international network of leading executive search firms, we have built trusted personal relationships with some of the most inspiring leaders in the world,” said Ms. Olszewski. âTechnological developments have made the world feel closer and create new opportunities. We want to encourage and provide tools for personal development in a warm, caring and stimulating environment – helping leaders become the best they can be. We believe that the international mentoring program will be one of these powerful tools. “
The international mentoring program connects CEOs, CFOs, CHROS, board members and other leaders with experienced leaders beyond their own industry and borders, enabling mentees to ” broaden their perspectives and professional networks, said IIC Partners. The program’s emphasis on personal development helps leaders become aware of their own strengths; to understand their personal values; develop a better balance between work, family and personal time; and encourages âoutside the boxâ thinking, among other benefits. IIC Partners’ global network of independent executive search firms work together to find mentors in a wide range of industry sectors and leadership roles.
âWe are proud to announce this new service,â said Christine Hayward, General Manager. âThe International Mentorship Program showcases the best of IIC partners: the collaboration of our global network of leading executive search and consulting firms, the sharing of our expertise in cutting-edge industries and the demonstration of a forward vision. – guardian by providing a distinctive and unparalleled program. â
IIC Partners specializes in executive search and leadership consulting services. The group has 39 independent member firms managed by more than 450 consultants in 42 cities across 29 countries. Areas of sectoral specialization include industry, financial services, consumer and retail, energy, life sciences, technology, boards of directors, higher education, infrastructure and human ressources.
New member firms
IIC Partners recently added ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting in Russia as the newest member firm. ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting was founded in 2013 and provides professional research and development services for senior executives and board members for Russian and international companies. The company has a team of 10 professionals and works in a wide range of industries and functions. âWe are delighted to welcome ZOOM Executive Search & Leadership Consulting to our membership,â said Ms. Hayward. âAs one of the leading executive search companies in Russia, they will further strengthen our presence in Europe, especially in the industrial and digital sectors. We are delighted to be working with a collaborative team of research consultants who are committed to providing high quality service to their clients. “
IIC Partners also added Visindi as a member. The latter became the 24th IIC Partners office in Europe. Visindi was founded in 2004 by Jenny Homme, Heidi Wiggen and Magne Amundsen, and immediately grew rapidly. Every year since 2015, Visindi has been ranked as the largest executive search firm in Norway by Finansavisen, Norway’s second largest business newspaper. Visindi now has 38 consultants in four offices across Norway, who work on executive-level and board-level research for local and multinational organizations. The firm performs board and senior management assignments in all industries in the private and public sector.
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