AESC Welcomes KBRS Into its Global Membership of Leading Executive Search and Leadership Consulting Firms

The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing excellence in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, is pleased to welcome KBRS into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows a rigorous vetting process to ensure quality standards and alignment with the AESC Code of Professional Practice.  

“AESC is proud to welcome KBRS, a recognized leader in Executive Search, Leadership Development and Assessment,” said AESC President and CEO Karen Greenbaum. “KBRS shares our commitment to high quality standards, and we look forward to working with them as we strengthen leadership together.” 

Based in Halifax, Canada, KBRS is an executive search and HR consulting firm with additional offices in Toronto, Moncton, and St. John’s. Established in 1975, the firm includes more than 70 professionals who specialize in executive search, HR consulting, career transition, leadership and talent development, assessment, and coaching. The firm conducts searches in the academic, private, public, and non-profit sectors.   

KBRS shares AESC’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). The firm's active EDI working group assists in developing internal policies and KBRS embeds EDI into its client-facing talent strategies.   

“We are so pleased to be a part of an association of professionals who are committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence in our field. AESC’s commitment to maintaining strong professional ethics with integrity is deeply aligned with the values that guide our work at KBRS,” said Andrea Forbes-Hurley, Managing Partner, KBRS. “We are excited to work in collaboration with AESC and their members around the world to ensure we continue to offer the industry leading advice and support our clients expect as we recruit and develop executive leaders within the context of global realities.” 

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 providing 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. Dedicated to strengthening leadership together, 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 at bluesteps.com.