AESC Welcomes Key Search 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 excellence in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, is pleased to welcome Key Search into its global membership. The firm’s acceptance follows a rigorous vetting process, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils and commitment to the AESC Code of Professional Practice

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Key Search is a boutique retained executive search firm with more than 50 years of experience serving clients in the Technology sector including Consumer, Digital Health, eCommerce, Enterprise, Fintech, Insurtech, Marketplace and SaaS companies. Key Search places executive leaders across all functions: operations and general management, marketing, people and culture, strategy, finance and legal, technology, product and sales. Because Key Search specializes in the digital space, the boutique firm utilizes the latest technologies to build the list of candidates and provides real-time reporting to enhance visibility and transparency.  

Founder of Key Search, Franziska Palumbo-Seidel, commented, “I am pleased to have Key Search join the AESC. The accreditation as a certified AESC Member means Key Search joins an association with an unmatched global presence and quality in executive search. This is exactly what Key Search stands for.” 


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 at bluesteps.com