IIC Partners Announces Global Board Appointments

IIC Partners Announces Global Board Appointments

Oliver Schmitt and Vanessa Dalas have been appointed as Board Directors, and Renee Arrington, Allan Laurie and Roberto Ravagnani have been appointed as Vice Chairs.

New York, NY, November 1, 2023 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide (www.iicpartners.com), one of the world’s top ten global executive search organizations is pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Schmitt and the reappointment of Vanessa Dalas to the Board of Directors. They were elected during the IIC Partners’ AGM held in October and will serve a three-year term.

Oliver Schmitt is the Managing Director of Teamconsult CR in Prague, Czech Republic (teamconsult.cz) and Teamconsult SR in Bratislava, Slovakia (teamconsult.sk). Mr. Schmitt’s appointment to the IIC Partners Board follows his leadership of key initiatives across Central Europe and throughout our global membership. In addition, Teamconsult hosted the IIC Partners Global Conference & AGM in October 2023, marking a seminal moment for the organization. 

Mr. Schmitt commented, “The global connections offered by IIC Partners are unrivalled and I am excited to continue the advancement of the organization in this new role. For many years, I have collaborated with talented consultants from around the world to serve our clients locally and beyond. Together, we will continue to enhance our global reach and uphold our unwavering commitment to exceptional service.”

Vanessa Dalas’ reappointment as a Board Director follows a highly successful three-year term, having served on the Board since October 2020. Ms. Dalas is a Partner and Insurance Practice Leader at Progress (progress-associes.com) in Paris, France.

Ms. Dalas commented, “It is truly an honor to be re-appointed as a Board Director. Having served on the Board since 2020, I’ve had the privilege of contributing to the growth and success of our organization. I look forward to continuing our journey of innovation and excellence.”

Christine Hayward, Executive Director of IIC Partners remarked, “Oliver Schmitt and Vanessa Dalas are highly accomplished global leaders who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to IIC Partners. Mr Schmitt’s role in uniting our global members through key initiatives and by hosting our Global Conference & AGM is highly commendable. We look forward to him bringing this collaborative drive to the Board. Vanessa Dalas has had a powerful impact during a successful three-year term on the Board, and we’re excited to see her build on this success. These appointments will further enhance our ability to deliver exceptional results for our clients around the world.”

During the 2023 AGM, three Board members were elected to the role of Vice Chair.  Renee Arrington, Vice Chair, Americas, and Allan Laurie, Vice Chair, Asia Pacific, have been reappointed following a successful tenure. Roberto Ravagnani, Vice Chair, EMEA has been appointed to the role for the first time. Vice Chairs serve a one-year term.

The IIC Partners Board consists of nine Directors:

  • Chair: Charlotte Eblinger-Mitterlechner (Vienna)
  • Vice Chair, Americas: Renee Arrington (Dallas)
  • Vice Chair, EMEA: Roberto Ravagnani (Milan)
  • Vice Chair, Asia Pacific: Allan Laurie (Sydney)
  • Director, Ian Brenner (Toronto)
  • Director, Vanessa Dalas (Paris)
  • Director, Sam Dinte (Washington, DC)
  • Director, Oliver Schmitt (Prague)
  • Director, Thayanie Ujino (Sao Paulo)

About IIC Partners

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide (www.iicpartners.com) is a top ten global executive search organization with 40 offices and 450 consultants. All IIC Partners member firms are independently owned and managed and are clear leaders in local and national markets, allowing solutions for client’s organizational leadership, assessment and talent management requirements. For more information, please visit www.iicpartners.com or contact Christine Hayward, Executive Director, at [email protected].

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Contact: Christine Hayward
Executive Director
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