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What We Do


Outstanding leaders drive business performance and impact. We provide the insight organizations need to make the right decisions about who to hire, develop and promote, and advise on how to improve the performance of their top teams and boards.

70+ Offices Worldwide
66 years of leadership consulting experience
450+ Experienced Consultants
Our Capabilities

Through our portfolio of services and deep industry, functional and geographic expertise, we help build and enhance high-performing boards and executive teams who make a real difference in their organizations and beyond.

We provide the insight to help you make informed decisions about the leadership you need to build an organization that outperforms, engages a broader set of stakeholders and grows.

Executive Search We help world-class organizations build leadership teams that succeed. Board Services We help build qualified, experienced and diverse boards and advise on board succession, performance and governance. CEO Succession Planning We have decades of experience advising boards on CEO transitions, helping them define, plan and implement their overall succession process. Executive Assessment Our comprehensive assessment approach provides in-depth data and insights to evaluate and predict a leader’s ability to perform, fit and make an impact. Leadership Consulting We provide insights needed to select and develop leaders, optimize team effectiveness and evaluate and evolve organizational culture. Related Services Our family of companies helps you mobilize your greatest asset: your people. Digital Transformation We find senior leaders and board directors who can develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes that are required to transform businesses. Sustainability We help business leaders respond successfully to the world’s most important societal and environmental challenges. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion We are committed to providing the most qualified and inclusive candidate slates available. China Desk Spencer Stuart's China Desk Europe advises Chinese companies in Europe and Germany to enhance their business performance through better leadership. Employee Experience & Engagement Kincentric, a Spencer Stuart business, takes a holistic approach to human behavior, technology and insight to add richness to the employee experience. Family Business We have decades of experience as trusted advisers to family-controlled and family-influenced companies across multiple industry sectors.
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Industries We Serve
The best leadership decisions come from deeper insight into industry dynamics, stakeholder expectations of the role businesses need to play today, and a company’s critical needs. Backed by a proven executive search process, our consultants bring hands-on experience in the industries they serve to help you find leaders who best fit your organization’s unique needs and can meet the demands of a competitive landscape. Our experience, global reputation and deep relationships with outstanding leaders give us access to the most sought-after candidates around the world.
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Functional Roles
We understanding the emerging trends shaping functional roles and leadership capabilities today and understand what it takes to succeed at the top levels of an organization. Because executives trust us to bring meaningful assignments to them that represent a good match for their talents, work style and professional aspirations, we are able to attract the best candidates — those who have the ability to turn around a business, increase the organization’s impact and create a culture that fosters innovation.
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