Interim Executives: Agents of Change

The Business of Interim Leadership

Increasingly clients require interim executives to lead business transformation, change management, implement restructuring or strategic projects, facilitate mergers or IPOs, or fill an unexpected vacancy. Interim executive businesses at executive search and leadership consulting firms identify the right talent to serve specific interim leadership roles. Interim executives themselves are seen as portfolio professionals who can be agents for change for organizations.

This whitepaper provides a snapshot of interim executive services offered by AESC members globally. These firms leverage their experience and relationships to place interim executives in key positions on a short-term basis. Quality interim leadership service providers use rigorous and structured processes to ensure the best outcome for clients.

We’ve provided a review of global activity as well as guidance for those looking to get into the business. We’ve also looked at the future for interim and unpacked the opportunities and challenges that the future may present. Interim executives can play an important role in the life cycle of a business.

Get a better understanding of: 

  • The History of Interim Leadership

  • Attributes of Interim Executives

  • The Value of Interim Leadership

  • The Role of the Interim Consultant

  • The Business of Interim Leadership  

  • And more


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