AESC Accepts Leathwaite into its Global Membership

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing the quality standard in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, announced the approval of human capital specialists, Leathwaite, into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows extensive vetting, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils and commitment to the AESC Code of Professional Practice.

Founded in 1999, Leathwaite was established with one clear purpose: to help organizations secure the best Human Capital within Enablement & Control Functions. With offices based in London, New York, Hong Kong and Z├╝rich, the firm partners with a global client base of over 150 clients. As Leathwaite celebrates its 20th year, the company continues to grow and diversify beyond its core executive search business, providing an interconnected range of talent, business intelligence and management services, as well as innovative new tech solutions such as The Pay Index. The success of the firm has been underpinned by the level of appointments, the strength of relationships maintained with some of the world’s most cutting edge businesses and its ability to act as trusted advisor to its clients in an increasingly cluttered marketplace.

Leathwaite’s Head of Americas, Paul Groce commented, “We are delighted to join AESC as global members and look forward to collaborating with the industry’s top search professionals to shape the future of the search and advisory landscape. As an organization, we understand the importance of developing global best practice and the impact this has on the success of our own business as we continue to grow here in the US. We also value the considerable benefits of an AESC membership, allowing us to strengthen our professional standing within the industry and connect with like-minded leaders.”

AESC President and CEO, Karen Greenbaum said, “We are delighted to have Leathwaite in our global membership. Leathwaite's values align with those of AESC and the firm’s commitment to quality standards in the executive search and leadership advisory profession is a testament to what AESC is all about. Together we are dedicated to strengthening leadership worldwide.”

About the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants

Since 1959, AESC has set the quality standard for the executive search and leadership advisory profession. AESC Members, ranging in size from large global executive search and leadership advisory firms and networks to regional and boutique firms, represent 16,000+ trusted professionals in 1,450+ offices, spanning 70+ countries. AESC Members are recognized leaders of global executive search and leadership advisory solutions. They leverage their access and expertise to place, find and develop more than 100,000 executives each year in board of directors and C-level positions for the world’s leading organizations of all types and sizes. Dedicated to strengthening leadership worldwide, AESC and its members share a deep commitment to the highest quality standards in executive search and leadership consulting—for the benefit of clients and the profession. We Shape. Connect. Educate. Learn more about us at aesc.org.