Leading organization of Global Executive Search Firms Worldwide

Established in 1989, InterSearch ranks as one of the top international executive search organizations in the world, with more than 90 offices in over 50 countries.

Through our partner firms and their breadth of knowledge and expertise, InterSearch provides clients with access to exceptional candidates almost anywhere across the globe.

InterSearch prides itself on having the best local firms, as each member firm is carefully selected after a rigorous selection process. Our extensive global network is firmly established and has depth of local experience in each individual market.


InterSearch is committed to high integrity and therefore is compliant to worldwide Quality Standard and Best Practices.
Our clients are assured of the first-class service at every one of our 90 offices, where all the senior consultants have been selected for their experience and excellent reputation in their own country as well as their ability to operate internationally. Each partner is committed to excellence in every search, and our reputation is widely known by our international clients.


InterSearch partners have an average of 20 years of experience.
Partners have worked with a variety of multi-national, regional, government and local companies and are well positioned with the maturity to take on the most challenging assignments.

A History Marked by Excellence



600+ consultants & researchers worldwide 3000+ placements Conference in Belgium




InterSearch operates in 53 countries


New office in the USA


New offices in Panama, Sweden


New offices in South Africa


New offices in Colombia, Denmark, Norway, Oman


New offices in China, Morocco, Switzerland, UAE


New offices in UK, Mexico


New offices in Canada and South Korea


InterSearch operates in 45 countries with over 90 offices


InterSearch grows to 38 countries


The InterSearch Academy founded to train new consultants and staff members on international best practices and standards


InterSearch grows to 50 offices in 19 countries


Inception of the world-wide Standard Quality and Best Practices Committee


ESTABLISHMENT: October 10, 1989 One year later the international organization officially named and branded “InterSearch Worldwide“

InterSearch's Values & Commitment


We strive to be the highest quality network in global executive search. In all our methods we aspire to set the standard others pursue.


Every day we live by our core values, respecting the organization and its decisions, its partners and its clients.

As a leading Global Alliance of Executive Search Firms, we commit to


  • We are proactive drivers of growth, profitability and success for ourselves and for our InterSearch partners.
  • We promote global business by developing and cultivating referral sources.
  • We engage InterSearch in our local business, supporting and developing the global brand.

Client Focus & Intimacy

  • We treat our clients as business partners, striving to conduct all our searches flawlessly.
  • We manage client relationships and search engagements effectively, staying attentive to clients' needs and establishing client trust and loyalty to maximize retention.

Business Ethics

  • We respect all confidential information entrusted to us by clients, candidates, and InterSearch partners and staff.
  • We aim to be positive role models, inspiring other and setting good examples that benefit the long-term interests of clients, the InterSearch organization and its partners.
  • We comply with both local and InterSearch regulations and endorse corporate social responsibility.

Integrity & Trust

  • We conduct all business activities with unwavering integrity, honesty and forthright behavior, working with member countries openly - knowing that our success depends on our relationships with each other, our clients, and our candidates.
  • We exercise good judgment - never circumventing policies and procedures, and resisting the temptation to ignore questionable practices - while supporting decisions made by the Board and SQC.


  • We share cross-border business.
  • We are accurate and transparent in all forms of communication with InterSearch partners, responding to calls and emails within 24 hours and exchanging information as requested.
  • We are motivated team players eager to assist and build strong internal relationships with other InterSearch partners.

Standards & Quality Committee

InterSearch Standards & Quality

Established in 1991, the Standards and Quality Committee (SQC) sets international guidelines for InterSearch’s partner firms. Clients can be assured of the best service and quality, regardless of region or location. All partner firms have been selected for their experience and excellent reputation in their own country as well as their ability to operate internationally.

Jörg Dötter
InterSearch Germany
Rodrigo Donoso
InterSearch Argentina
András Lipcsei
InterSearch Hungary

InterSearch Academy

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We are committed to continuous learning and training our employees to meet our clients' future needs within a rapidly changing global environment.

Continuous Learning

Andras Lipcsei
Academy Founder
Micheál Coughlan
Academy Co-trainer
Edina Toth InterSearch Academy Trainer
Edina Toth
Academy Co-trainer

The InterSearch Academy is an institution for training and education, which embraces the exchange of knowledge and professional experience around the globe.

Since 1999 InterSearch consultants and researchers from across the globe gather at least once a year for an intensive, hands-on educational program to discuss the latest trends in global Executive Search, refine their skills, enhance best practices and grant the same high quality service level worldwide.

  • Geraldine von Celsing - InterSearch Sweden
    Geraldine von Celsing - InterSearch Sweden
    Many of our best performers attended an Academy session and consider it a milestone in their professional path
  • Daan De Vos - InterSearch Belgium
    The InterSearch Academy allows us to meet the needs of our cross-cultural clients better.
  • Elena Mikheeva - InterSearch Russia
    We want our clients to enjoy their experience of working with us. Similarly to our Researchers to gain positive benefits from InterSearch. The Academy is an excellent opportunity to enhance both.

    Academy News

    InterSearch Academy: almost two decades of continuous learning
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    Charles Aris team completes InterSearch Academy certification
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    Next generation: 27 Consultants and Researchers graduate from InterSearch Worldwide Academy 2017
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    26 Consultants and Researchers graduate from 2016 InterSearch Academy
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    Fifteen Consultants and Researchers graduate from 2015 InterSearch Academy
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