AESC Welcomes The Up Group 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 The Up Group 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 2007 with offices in London and Barcelona, The Up Group is Europe’s leading digital executive search and networking firm. The firm delivers digital talent and strategic insight to the world’s most innovative companies. Placing board and C-level roles in every major sector across a wide geographical spread, the firm’s expertise spans general management, marketing, commercial, technology, product, data, operations, finance and HR.

The Up Group is committed to supporting the digital economy in everything it does. Its Digital Masters program of dinners, functional and sector-based roundtables and the Digital Masters Awards makes The Up Group a key connector within the digital ecosystem. 

CEO and Founder of The Up Group, Clare Johnston, commented, “This is another great step on our journey. The standards and rigor that AESC upholds for our industry are totally aligned with our values and the quality of advice we bring to our clients.”

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.