Press Release: AltoPartners Adds Partner Firm in Argentina

September 15, 2016
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September 15, 2016 - AltoPartners, the leading entrepreneurial international alliance of independently owned executive search firms and leadership consultants, proudly announces that Backer Wurzel & Partners, a respected executive search and leadership consulting firm, has joined the alliance to significantly strengthen the AltoPartners presence across Latin America. The AltoPartners alliance has experienced rapid growth by partnering with renowned, local boutique search firms and now has an on-the-ground presence of 53 offices in 33 countries. The addition of our partners in Argentina marks the 4th international firm to join the AltoPartners alliance in 2016.

Ricardo Backer, Backer Wurzel & Partners Managing Partner, says: “Argentina is at the start of a new economic era and is expected to be one of the strongest growing countries in the next decade. Our clients are the leading local and global multinationals, and through our membership of the global AltoPartners alliance we will improve our ability to provide Global Services. Being part of the AESC guarantees that our firm is ethical, experienced, and committed to excellence; traits which are shared across all of our AltoPartners member firms.”

“The Latin American region is strategically important for our Clients and our global Partners, and the addition of a well-respected firm like Backer Wurzel in Argentina significantly enhances our impact within this region. Our partners in Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Miami and Peru will work closely with our team in Argentina to deliver tailored solutions and assignments across the region.” said Stephen Dallamore, AltoPartners Global Chairman.

AltoPartners is aiming to enhance our presence in the future through the addition of a new partner in Brazil. AltoPartners maintains a strong presence in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. For the complete list of partner companies and territories we cover, please visit

About AltoPartners

Established in 2006 as an alliance between three well-established groups, namely; Accord Group, Leaders Trust International and Oxygen Executive Search, today the alliance covers 53 offices in 33 countries. The AltoPartners alliance has created a distinctive force in executive search worldwide, giving global coverage across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. For more information about the work we do and the regions we cover, please visit

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About Backer Wurzel & Partners

Founded in Argentina in 2012 by former Country Managing Partners of two of the largest global Firms, the founding partners of Backer Wurzel & Partners have seen a need for organization leaders to add to Executive Search Services, the optimization of the performance of their top management. In order to do this, we provide world class tools specially adapted to solve specific problems. We have developed a network of senior consultants of complementary specialties, all of whom have been trained in top international companies. The extensive experience of the Backer Wurzel & Partners team allows defining the best project for each specific business situation as well as assigning the most appropriate team of experts. We are strong in Executive Search, based on proven experience, reputation, databases and references. Additionally, drawing from the partners and teams’ expertise, we are capable of detecting the individual or collective cause of suboptimal performance, by working with each person individually (Talent Development) and collectively (Team Management) in order to generate sustainable improvements

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Julia Scheffer
AltoPartners Communications & Brand Manager
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