Approximately 150 of these searches were cross-border assignments, in which InterSearch consultants from more than one country cooperated in order to deliver the best possible results to the search firm's international clients. Consultants from all regions participated in these projects, including consultants from InterSearch offices in developing markets.
Major sectors with high demand for cross-border executive search business in 2008 included Automotive, IT/Electronics, FMCG, Capital Equipment and Machinery, Life Sciences, and Manufacturing.
InterSearch offices from all regions also reported a significant growth in demand for other services in 2008 compared to previous years, such as Board Director recruitment and management assessment.
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