Korn Ferry International, Heidrick & Struggles and Stanton Chase International are some top executive search firms. These are three of the top 20 executive search firms, according to Topexecutivesearchfirms.com. These rankings are based on factors such as annual revenue, number of placements and client satisfaction.
Korn Ferry International, based in Los Angeles, California, ranks first and has more than 80 offices all over the world. It was founded in 1969, and its areas of practice include technology, healthcare services, life sciences, financial services and industrial. It also works in the consumer field.
Heidrick & Struggles is based in Chicago, Illinois, and ranks fifth. It has over 75 offices globally and has been in business since 1953. Its areas of practice include big data and analytics, consumer markets, life sciences, financial services and industrial.
Stanton Chase International, headquartered in London, England, was established in 1990 and ranks eighth. It has more than 70 offices worldwide, and its fields include financial services, professional services, technology, consumer products and services and logistics and transportation.