InterSearch Worldwide was ranked 11th in Kennedy Information's Executive Recruiter News (ERN) exclusive global rankings of retained search firms for 2008, rising three places from the No. 14 position the organization held in 2007's rankings.
The 97 offices of InterSearch's global network reported revenue of U.S. $119.3 million in 2008, up +12% from last year. Only 9 of the top-20 global executive search firms reported growth in 2008, the others reporting loss of revenue of up to -13% due to market conditions during the year's last two quarters. InterSearch Wordwide's revenue per consultant was $486,900, up from $421,100 in 2007.
"This is a confirmation of our organization's strengths and InterSearch's capability to create business opportunities, especially in emerging markets where the effects of the global economic crisis have been felt less. We will continue to focus on providing top-quality services by combining in-depth local market knowledge with an international mindframe" commented Patricia Epperlein, Chairwoman of InterSearch Worldwide.
ERN's 2008 ranking includes the 20 largest global retained executive search practices with specific data on revenue, growth, revenue-per-search consultant as well as the number of offices, partners/consultants, and associates/researchers.
InterSearch Worldwide is a global network of search firms consistently ranked amongst the largest retained executive search practices in the world by Executive Recruiter News and search-consult magazines. InterSearch is currently represented in more than 40 countries, staffed by local professionals selected for their experience and reputation in their own markets and their ability to operate internationally.
For additional information, please visit www.intersearch.org.