Laigaard & Partners Denmark Join AltoPartners: AltoPartners Boast Strongest Nordic Grouping Globally

July 16, 2018
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AltoPartners, the international alliance of boutique executive search and leadership consulting firms, proudly announces the expansion of its global footprint through the addition of Laigaard & Partners, rated by Supana as Denmark’s “Best Executive Search” and the “Best Search & Headhunting Company” in 2017. Using a bespoke selection and evaluation process, Laigaard & Partners helps clients recruit Board Members, Directors, Managers and Senior Specialists across all key industries.

“After 20 years as a successful quality-driven Scandinavian Executive Search company, it is an exciting next step for Laigaard & Partners to join the AltoPartners alliance. We have chosen to join AltoPartners as they share our dedication to quality in processes and client service. It gives us an opportunity to better assist our clients in an international context and it enables us to leverage our recent top ranking in our local market to help our alliance partners with their needs in our region”, says Claus Laigaard, founder and CEO of Laigaard & Partners, on joining the AltoPartners alliance.

Stephen Dallamore, AltoPartners AltoPartners Global Chairman, says: “We have been aggressively growing the AltoPartners international alliance through the addition of high quality, local firms that will provide our clients with seamless cross-border and cross-cultural expertise and service. We are delighted to welcome the team from Laigaard & Partners to our global alliance.”

The partners in the firm have all held positions as CEOs and senior executives across a number of industries and functional areas where they have acquired deep industrial insight, leadership skills and a wide network.

“Novare Executive Search is very happy to welcome Laigaard & Partners as a strong partner in the Nordics. Our Danish partners complement our well-established and existing collaboration between Sweden, Finland and Norway, and will further provide deep local candidate and market insights”, Anna Schauman, Novare Group Board Member and AltoPartners Global Operating Committee member.

With 59 offices in 38 countries, 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


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About AltoPartners

Established in 2006, AltoPartners is a leading international alliance of retained executive search and leadership consulting firms that combines the reach of a global network with the local knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit of independent partners working together to find the client’s perfect candidate fit. Today the alliance covers 59 offices in 38 countries and is ranked in the Top 10 Global Search Firms. 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. 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 countries we cover, please visit

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About Laigaard & Partners

Laigaard & Partners is an Executive Search agency established in 1998, helping companies in Scandinavia and across international markets. We specialise in the search for board members, senior executives, directors, middle managers, and senior specialists. Our experienced partners are also often used as trusted advisors for CEOs and senior executives in strategy development, organisational development and assessment of managers and management teams. We strive without compromise to repeatedly earn the right to be chosen as our customers’ preferred recruitment agency.

From our start in 1998, we have worked hard to ensure the highest possible quality level in the Scandinavian consultancy and recruitment business. It is with pride that we can conclude that we continue to maintain a hit-rate in terms of recruitment above 98% and that year-on-year we see a very high degree of satisfaction from our clients and candidates. The vision for Laigaard & Partners A/S is to be the most reliable and competent Executive Search agency, now and in the future, which is why we continuously invest in company and employee development. While the vision and the values will remain unchanged in the future, we are constantly on the move in relation to the education of our employees and ensuring that we are always using the best and most recognised tools and working methods.

For more information about Laigaard & Partners, please visit their website by clicking here

AltoPartners Media Contact Julia Scheffer +27 82 802 4265

Anna Schauman
Board member & Partner AltoPartners Stockholm
Julia Scheffer
AltoPartners Global Director : Business Development AltoPartners Johannesburg