IIC Partners Appoints New Global Practice Group Leaders

IIC Partners Appoints New Global Practice Group Leaders

IIC Partners Appoints New Global Practice Group Leaders

The new Practice Group Leaders are Romain Girard for Financial Services and Nicole Sandford for Board Search

New York, NY – January 14, 2021 IIC Partners (www.iicpartners.com) Executive Search Worldwide, one of the world’s top ten global executive search organisations, announces the appointment of new leadership to their global Practice Groups.

Romain Girard, Partner at Progress in Paris, has been appointed Leader for the Financial Services Practice Group. Mr. Girard specializes in senior level recruitment in the Banking Industry.

Romain Girard commented, “I would like to thank IIC Partners for the trust they have put in me. Our ambition is to partner with Financial Services clients in recruiting and developing their executives, as well as accompanying them in their transformations. We all bring to the table our thorough knowledge of our respective national markets.”

Nicole Sandford, Global Board Services Leader at Ellig Group in New York, has been appointed Leader of the Board Search Practice Group. In addition to executing director and C-suite placements, Ms. Sandford advises boards and senior executives on the most strategic elements of governance, particularly those related to board competency and diversity.

Nicole Sandford commented, “I’m honored to work with my IIC colleagues around the world to further enhance the quality of our client boards and excited to build upon the board practice’s history of success. Together, we can bring forward the best possible candidates for each search without regard to geographic barriers.”

IIC Partners has also appointed two deputy leaders to strengthen the operation of the Practice Groups and to enhance global business opportunities.

Diane Homer, Director, Interim Management & Executive Search at Farber Group in Toronto has been selected to serve as deputy Leader of the Consumer & Retail Practice Group.

Gerald Knol, Partner at Holtrop Ravesloot in Amsterdam has been appointed as deputy Leader of the Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group.

Renee Arrington, President & Chief Operating Officer at Pearson Partners International in Dallas and Board Director for IIC Partners serves as the Board Liaison for Practice Groups. Ms. Arrington commented, “Our global practice groups are a vital part of our IIC community, and we are grateful to Romain and Nicole for stepping into practice leader roles for the Financial Services and Board Practices groups, respectively. The deputy practice leaders share the work, and we appreciate Diane and Gerald for undertaking these responsibilities in the Consumer and Retail and Life Sciences and Healthcare practices.”

About IIC Partners

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide (www.iicpartners.com) is a top ten global executive search organisation. All IIC Partners member firms are independently owned and managed and are leaders in local and national markets, developing solutions for their client’s organisational leadership and talent management requirements. For more information, please visit www.iicpartners.com or contact Christine Hayward, Executive Director, at chayward@iicpartners.com.