FIVE FROM CTPARTNERS NAMED IN
TOP 50 OF THE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL HEADHUNTERS
According to BusinessWeek (“The World’s Most Influential Headhunters” by Joe McCool, Jan. 31), “The world's top headhunters control access to the lion's share of C-suite succession and leader-replacement searches for the world's largest corporations. Their influence also extends to the top ranks of the most ambitious smaller companies, which understand how crucial top talent is and are willing to pay for it.” The consultants named:
· Brian Sullivan – Chairman, CEO
· Sylvain Denin – Vice-Chairman, Paris
IT services, manufacturing, energy, private equity, technology, telecommunications
· Burke St. John – Vice-Chairman, Global Head of Financial Services,
· Diane Segalen – Vice-Chairman, Paris
Financial services, private equity, investment banking, board practice
· Kathryn Yap, Managing
Technology, telecommunications, media, biotech
health care and industrial.
BusinessWeek stated that it had “considered a number of factors in selecting these 50, including their individual reputations; their years of headhunting experience; the global scope of their recruiting practices; their accessibility and responsiveness; their high visibility within the client markets they serve; the recognition they enjoy within their firms and/or global executive search communities.”
Brian Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of CTPartners, commented, “CTPartners is honored by this selection by BusinessWeek, and pleased to have global representation among the consultants named. Burke in
CTPartners is the performance-driven executive search firm serving clients across the globe. Committed to a philosophy of true partnership with clients, the firm offers a proven record in C-Suite, top executive, and board searches, as well as private equity and venture capital services.
With origins dating back to 1980, CTPartners serves clients with a global organization of more than 350 professionals offering unparalleled expertise in technology, media and telecom, financial services, life sciences, professional services, retail, and manufacturing.
CTPartners’ focus is simple: Place the right executive in the chair. Proof positive of CTPartners' ability to get the job – and then get the job done - is its 81% placement rate in 2007, with a typical search taking about 124 days to complete - 90% of those placements took an average of 102 days. Furthermore, independent post-placement research reveals an industry-high Stick Rate of 92% for 2007. These statistics are believed to be the best in the executive search industry.
Methodologies used include state-of-the-art technology, such as ClientNet™, a password-protected extranet service that renders a search transparent and facilitates client communications. Other tools include Candidate Central™, which shortens the recruitment cycle by efficiently engaging candidates, Placement +90™ and 40-day Audit™ processes.