AESC Welcomes Amrop Saudi Arabia into its Global Membership of Leading Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Firms

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 Amrop Saudi Arabia into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows an extensive vetting process, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils and commitment to the AESC Code of Professional Practice

With offices in Riyadh and Jeddah, Amrop Saudi Arabia are local experts with global standards. The firm serves local and international companies as well as governmental entities and NGOs across the region. The Amrop Saudi Arabia team brings broad experience across a range of industries and functions, providing a unique offering to clients with a blend of local language and culture expertise and global best practices. 

Amrop Saudi Arabia offers services in three domains: Executive Search; Leadership Services; and Board Consulting. In increasingly dynamic, competitive and globalizing markets, the firm specializes in finding "Leaders for What’s Next," top executive talent, able to sustainably build organizational competitiveness, market positioning and financial success. The firm’s Leadership Advisory Services range from Assessments, Team Development Workshops and Coaching, to Onboarding. Its Board Services offer comprises Board Effectiveness Evaluation, Board Member Assessment and independent Board and Committee Member searches. 

With over 23 years of experience in the Middle East region and deep connections to the market, Amrop Saudi Arabia has gained the position as a premium executive services provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the Middle East. Mansour Abdulghaffar, Managing Partner at Amrop Saudi Arabia commented, “We are proud and pleased to become members of AESC. Saudi Arabia is going through economic transformation at an unprecedented rate. At Amrop Saudi Arabia, we believe and understand the importance of placing, retaining and developing the right leaders as a critical success factor in realizing an organization’s vision. This in turn demands the utmost quality of care to clients and candidates. As such, we look forward to working with AESC, to raise local and regional standards, as well as the level of awareness about the value of retained Executive Search.” 

Amrop Saudi Arabia is part of the Amrop Partnership, one of the world’s largest global leadership advisory and executive search consultancies. Established in 1977, Amrop is founded in an agile partnership of ‘best in class’ businesses, built by Amrop partners themselves. Providing unparalleled local insight and an entrepreneurial mindset, it spans 65 offices in 53 countries across Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas. 

About AESC

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 1,200+ 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. For AESC’s career service for executive-level candidates, visit bluesteps.com