CDS Executive

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CDS Executive is a vetted member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) and commits to the rigorous AESC Code of Professional Practice and Standards of Excellence. Client organizations worldwide can be assured that AESC Members are able to serve as trusted advisors for their most important engagements.

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About CDS Executive

CDS Executive was founded in April 1998 by Simon Childs and Jason Dacaret. Their consultants come from leading retained search firms as well as from senior positions in industry with companies such as Nissan, Canon, and Microsoft. CDS focuses on the consumer, financial services, healthcare & life sciences, industrial, online media and technology sectors.

CDS was the first western managed search business in Japan to receive private equity funding from Jasdaq-listed NIF-SMBC. And then in January 2008, CDS achieved another first by becoming the search arm of Recruit Agent - Japan's largest domestic recruiting business.

CDS Executive follows standards set by the AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants) as well as by JESRA (Japan Executive Search and Recruitment Association) which regulates local executive search companies.

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