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SpenglerFox Affiliation

It is because the competition for world-class professionals is always fierce that we have become a SpenglerFox Affiliate.  Together with SpenglerFox we tailor our Executive Search activities to our client’s specific needs with agility and a commitment to quality, fulfilling the needs of global organisations for executives in Australia and New Zealand and for Australian and New Zealand companies globally. 


When finding talent through executive search for international organisations in Australia and for Australian organisations overseas, more and more companies rely on us to find the exceptional people they need. With our globally networked ATS and CRM systems, we can keep track of senior executives wherever they are in the world. Our search is shaped and driven by each client’s specific needs. 


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The powerful partnership of SpenglerFox global corporate and affiliate locations ensures that we offer a wide range of talent services that have been designed to support our clients, wherever they operate. It also ensures that we maximise our reach and performance in the ever changing and demanding global marketplace. To learn more about SpenglerFox please visit https://www.spenglerfox.com/ 


Executive Search

We are centred around our clients and our candidates. It is our mission to ensure that every client and candidate experience ends in a high level of satisfaction, no matter how complex their needs may be. We are experts, we are specialists we are ethical, we are independent. We love the satisfaction of achieving the seemingly impossible, the satisfaction of completely fulfilling a client’s needs by finding the perfect candidate. We have the agility to move at speed and the endurance and determination to succeed in long term projects. Our in-depth processes allow us to build trust and long lasting relationships with our clients across the world

Board Solutions

Our Board Services provide a comprehensive resource for companies determined to meet the heightened expectations and demands of regulators, investors and stakeholders, We help ensure that Boards are effectively sourced where new blood is required and that Boards and their Directors are properly and professionally equipped to meet the demands of the global marketplace.

Human Capital

We are passionate about and relentlessly committed to finding, nurturing and growing talent. This is why we offer a comprehensive range of HR consultancy and business advisory services, known as Human Capital Solutions (HCS), either as standalone services or to complement our Executive Search work. We have access to a wide range of talent and resources to support clients in Australia and overseas and are fully accredited in the Saville suite of psychometric assessments.

Executive Interim Solutions

We have a deep understanding of the use and application of Executive Interim Management in Australia and around the world, as well as the market. We have even published a research study on the Australian market and with several hundred Interim Leaders in our database we are uniquely positioned to meet client needs,


Our methodology has nine detailed and comprehensive phases as outlined below. Each phase is carried out with discretion, sensitivity and using the full resources and market insight at our disposal.

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