Calgary-headquartered Conroy Ross Partners has been named IIC Partners Champion Transborder Initiator 2011.
IIC Partners' Transborder Awards program - believed to be the retained executive search industry's only such program - recognises member firms which provide an outstanding service to clients in cross territory searches.
Conroy Ross, which also has an office in Edmonton, initiated transborder searches with IIC Partners member offices in Houston, Montreal, Toronto and Washington DC in the Energy, Financial Services, Industrial and Technology sectors.
Other 2011 Transborder Award winners were:
Europe, Middle East and Africa: Curzon Partnership, London; Hoffman & Associates, Belgium; ISCO Group, Oslo; JF Robertson & Partners, Zurich; JFP executive Search, Helsinki; Key2People Executive Search, Milan; KM Trust & Partners, Bucharest; MERC Partners, Ireland.
Asia-Pacific: de JAGER & Associates, Sydney; Executive talent International, Singapore.
Americas: Chadick Ellig, New York; Clarey/Napier International, Houston; Dinte Resources, Washington DC; Fesa, Sao Paulo; Harris & Associates, Columbus; Harvey Hohauser & Associates, Detroit; Hemisferio Izquierdo Executive Search Worldwide, Santiago; Detroit; New Directions Search, Chicago; Prolaurum, Buenos Aires.
IIC Partners’ transborder searches are so far up 64% in 2011 on 2010 figures, with the Industrial and Energy sectors seeing the most demand from clients for cross territory placements at a senior level.
IIC Partners Global Chair Lim Chye Lian said: "These very pleasing transborder results clearly demonstrate IIC Partners' global strength, and the spontaneous spirit of collaboration that exists among our member firms.
"Globally, all three regions - Asia-Pacific, the Americas and EMEA, have exceeded projections. Despite the continued volatility of the markets in general, IIC Partners' 2011 transborder results indicate that the demand for world class, retained executive search services, is building once again."
The world’s eighth largest executive search organization, IIC Partner’s vision is to be the independent retained executive search partnership of choice. Through global reach, industry expertise and local knowledge, IIC Partners is trusted to deliver the highest quality retained executive search services, enabling the continued success of its clients.