Five Firms Partner to Provide Unparalleled Access to the Best Talent on the Planet
Boston, Mass., November 17, 2009 –Polachi, a provider of Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean technology, private equity and venture capital companies, attended the annual Access Search Partners™ (ASP) conference in San Francisco, CA on October 22. ASP is the largest technology search partnership in the world with over 70 full-time team members, fourteen global offices and over 3,000 successfully completed executive searches. As a global network, ASP is able to deliver the constant partner-level attention and personal service found at smaller independent firms.
The firms, including Polachi in Boston; Schweichler Price & Partners in Silicon Valley; Stonewood Group in Canada and Braithwaite Steiner Pretty in Asia, came together for the annual conference October 22-23, 2009 at the offices of Schweichler Price & Partners in Larkspur, CA. Fifteen consultants from these global firms developed a new framework for sharing candidate information to help clients quickly close searches with high quality candidates.
Additionally, Gillamor Stephens (www.gillamorstephens.com) joined the ASP global partnership. Gillamor Stephens is a UK based retained search firm focusing on information technology and energy/clean tech searches. Conducting searches in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and a number of other European countries, Gillamor Stephens provides quality search services to the important European market.
Mike Guerchon, Vice President, Human Resources of Riverbed Technologies (www.riverbed.com) met with the group and discussed his criteria for selecting and working with executive search firms. Based in Silicon Valley, Riverbed Technologies is a public WAN Optimization company.
According to Charley Polachi, Founding Partner of Polachi, “The conference was incredibly productive. Five different firms were able to collaborate on techniques that work in terms of effective executive searches. We can learn from each other to advance in offering the best talent out there.”
About Access Search Partners
Access Search Partners™ (ASP) is a partnership of five leading technology search firms that provides clients with specialist search services on a global scale. The five firms making up ASP include Polachi in Boston; Schweichler Price & Partners in Silicon Valley; Stonewood Group in Canada; Gillamor Stephens in Europe and Braithwaite Steiner Pretty in Asia. ASP’s core objective is to change the search industry and deliver real value to customers by offering a no compromise alternative to traditional search firms, on an international level. ASP clients range in size from venture-backed start-ups to multi-billion dollar public companies in the technology, clean technology/energy and venture capital/private equity industries. For more information please visit www.accesssearchpartners.com.