Established in 2006, AltoPartners is a leading international alliance of retained executive search and leadership consulting firms. We believe that the greatest asset to every successful business is its people, as their impact extends across the entire organization. At AltoPartners, we are not bound by global off-limits and our flexible, independent and locally-relevant approach to executive search makes us unique. Our innate understanding that defines both the context of the search and the ensuing candidate profile are key in our ultimate search success. This approach assists our clients in identifying and developing world-class leadership teams that strive for economies of scale, as they transcend global competitive markets.

Our alliance is not oblivious to the fact that talent often comes in unexpected packages. Where other firms see race, gender, age, culture, personality types, personal values, experience and qualifications in silos, we see a set of characteristics that set candidates apart in the right context. Our proven assessment and search methodologies, industry expertise, existing network of professional contacts, and our impressive timelines provide our clients and candidates with the best results at every opportunity.


Today’s ever-changing global economic landscape demands a change in the leadership dynamics of organizations. Businesses are recognizing that to remain successful, thought leaders, positive agitators, rousing innovators and divergent thinkers are needed.

Our strategic leadership offerings are designed to not only provide high quality executive transitions at individual and enterprise levels, but also to build the employer brand by encouraging better leadership decisions, which are pivotal to the growth of any business. We are trusted advisors who understand specific business needs, and offer professional, candid, and discreet advice. AltoPartners is committed to the highest levels of ethics and integrity in all our engagements.

We combine our consulting expertise, business experience, and proprietary tools to help our clients with:

  • Board Effectiveness Assessments
  • Compensation Surveys
  • Human Resource Due Diligence
  • Interim Management
  • Leadership and High Potential Assessments
  • Leadership Development
  • Leadership Onboarding
  • Organisational Development
  • Succession Planning



Our global alliance and local presence provide innovative solutions for the top talent needs of today’s complex world.

Spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, each member firm in the AltoPartners alliance offers expert local knowledge and has the ability to provide access and insights to high quality leadership candidates in all of the major economies. Each member firm is owned and operated by its Partners, operating under their local brand, so that clients and candidates benefit from the brand reputation and profile in their own markets. We live where we work. We understand the quirks, habits and nuances of the regions and countries that we serve.

We are committed to delivering an outstanding client experience. It is vital that our member partners are like-minded in their approach to doing business, and share our values of transparency, flexibility, innovation, entrepreneurship, open communication, trust and mutual respect. Our collaboration across geographical borders, industries, and functions ensures that our knowledge and understanding of specific local requirements is always up to date.

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Nuanced solutions powered by purpose and insight

With over 300 global Partners and Consultants, supported by excellent primary research capabilities, AltoPartners has expertise in many functional areas and industry sectors, delivering assignments with true local market insights, knowledge and experience. We are committed to the highest standards of operational excellence delivered by senior Partners and Consultants in each country. While we operate in Practice Groups, our flexible business approach means we are adept at identifying and engaging candidates in other sectors and industries. This delivers top talent that adds value and experience to existing teams.

Our executive search practice focuses on senior executive, board and C-level searches, in the following functions:

  • Board
  • CEO, Leadership & General Management
  • Corporate & Commercial Management
  • Corporate Affairs & Communications
  • Data, Digital & Analytics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Information Management & Technology
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Marketing
  • Operations, Production & Engineering
  • Risk Management
  • Sales
  • Specialist (industry specific)
  • Supply Chain & Procurement

Our partners and consultants are linked to one or more global practice group, enhancing collaboration and shared expertise within the alliance. If your business requirement falls in a different industry or geographical location, we know exactly which of our colleagues are best placed to offer quick and reliable support, creating global leverage and yielding the best results for your business.

AltoPartners is IACCM’s Global Provider
of Executive Search and Leadership Consulting
AltoPartners and Better Boards have a strategic partnership to offer bespoke Board Evaluation, Board Audit and Board Retreat services to our clients. A unique, research-led methodology to assist boards and Exco teams become more effective.


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