AESC Welcomes Executive Consultants International 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 Executive Consultants International 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.

Executive Consultants International, founded in 1992, is well regarded as a quality provider of executive search and leadership consulting services. The firm started out as the retained executive search subsidiary of the first recruitment agency in Japan. Between 2000 and 2021, Executive Consultants International operated as the Japanese office of a global firm with more than 70 locations worldwide. Executive Consultants International remains committed and connected to global best practice and excellence through its association with AESC and other global connections.

Executive Consultants International are experts in sourcing, qualifying, and recruiting senior executive talent for both multinational and local companies in Japan. The firm has achieved excellent results for a diverse range of clients over nearly 30 years of service. They focus on introducing executive, professional, and technical talent to their diverse client base, and provide quality advice to clients and candidates to ensure mutual fit. Their mix of Japanese and international experience means they can support both Japanese companies looking to leverage global dynamics, as well as international companies looking to grow their Japanese presence. Their membership in AESC ensures they are aligned with global best practices and remain current on issues related to candidate sourcing and assessment, client service, data privacy, and diversity and inclusion.

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.