• N2GROWTH EXECUTIVE SEARCH

    With more than 25 locations worldwide, N2Growth's executive search practice focuses on Board and C-Level searches. Few things impact an organization like the leadership tone from the top, and few companies understand leadership like N2Growth. The identification and acquisition of global leadership talent is best left to a global leadership development firm.

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N2Growth recently named to Forbes 2016 List of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms.

N2Growth was ranked #4 (up one spot from the prior ranking) on the 2014-2015 list of the world’s Top Executive Search Firms. Described as, “The elite of the boutiques.N2Growth was the only boutique executive search firm ranked in the top 10.

N2GROWTH EXECUTIVE SEARCH

Who better to find leaders than a leadership firm.

N2Growth’s executive search practice focuses on senior executive, board and C-Level searches, with a particular emphasis on CEO search engagements. Many of the world’s leading companies seek our advice and counsel on Board and CEO recruiting, leadership development, succession planning, talent assessments, workforce / organizational design and culture – we invite you to join them.

We have created a completely unique search experience for our clients. One built for how search should work, and not how it always has worked – a fully transparent search experience built on proprietary intellectual property that gives you 24 by 7 access to your entire pipeline with real-time reporting, data and analytics. Our unique process is co-created with each client to deliver what they need when they need it. Yes, even our pricing structure is unique. N2Growth uses a bespoke pricing model that offers a variety of engagement options to accommodate virtually any company – we meet you where you are instead of forcing you into an outdated, industry standard pricing model.

Nothing at N2Growth is industry standard, and that includes our performance. In every meaningful category of industry measurement, we rank at or near the top of our profession. N2Growth’s executive search practice has had the honor of being the fastest growing search firm in the world for three years running and we anticipate we’ll hold that distinction in 2016 as well. We invite you to join more than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies, leading Private Equity firms, fast growing Silicon Valley start-ups, and some of the most successful middle-market companies around the globe is selecting N2Growth as their preferred leadership and talent partner.

PRACTICE AREAS

We understand C-level executives and we have unparalleled access to them.

CONSUMER
Advertising, Consumer Products, Entertainment, Hospitality, Media, Retail, and Travel.

TECHNOLOGY
Access, Devices, Digital, IT, Mobile, Services, Software

EDUCATION & PUBLISHING
Academic (K-12 & Higher Education), Association, Institutional, trade, and retail.

FINANCIAL & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Accounting, Asset Management, Banking, Capital Markets, Consulting, Insurance, Investment Banking, Legal, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Venture Capital.

INDUSTRIAL
Aviation, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Diversified Manufacturing, and Energy.

LIFE SCIENCES
Biotechnology, Consumer Health, Medical Services, and Pharmaceutical.

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TALENT INTELLIGENCE

Help your organization deliver a strategic talent advantage through the synergy of capabilities across our practice areas.

N

o other executive search firm has dedicated in house practice areas in organizational design, strategy, leadership development, and culture transformation supported by a world class in house research team. Our capabilities in predictive talent analytics are simply unrivaled in the market place and are way beyond traditional search firm capabilities offering the following range of customized research, mapping and predictive analytics:

  • Structural / Capability Gap Analysis (by function, team, unit or enterprise)
  • Market Mapping (competitive intelligence)
  • Talent Mapping and Pipelining
  • Movement Intelligence (who is moving or likely to be moving)
  • Relationship Mapping (network heat mapping)
  • Gender /Diversity Intelligence

BOARD SEARCH PRACTICE

The Board of Directors can and should be a strategic asset.

The boardroom has never been under more scrutiny. At a time when expectations for board engagement, ethics, governance and overall performance have never been higher, many boards lack diversity, leadership and gravitas. Boards are under pressure from the capital markets, media, regulators, shareholders, the CEO and other constituencies to provide strategic value and to ensure the sustainability of the enterprise through executive transitions and complex market conditions. Whether it’s advising individual Board members,lead directors, key committee chairs, or working with the entire Board, N2Growth offers the following Board Advisory services:

 

  • Director/Board Assessment and Evaluation
  • Director Selection and Board Composition
  • Director Succession and Assimilation
  • Board Advisory, Consulting and Development
  • CEO & CXO Succession and Assimilation
  • Board & C-level Recruiting
  • CEO and Board Coaching
  • Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Consulting
  • Compensation Committee Assistance
  • Equity Strategy Management
  • Crisis Management

 

Few things can influence executive leadership like an engaged, productive, and insightful Board of Directors. N2Growth has deep expertise in adding leverage to Boards by helping them identify their needs, align their resources, lead in the present, and plan for the future. If you’re ready to maximize the impact, effectiveness, and efficiency of your Board, then we should talk.

EXECUTIVE TRANSITIONS

N2Growth offers both enterprise level and individual assistance to executives entering a career transition.

Our corporate programs are specifically designed to NOT resemble traditional outplacement services. We offer a highly engaged client experience that not only enhances and protects the employer brand, but offers a next generation, value added service for employees easing the burden of transition, while creating a strong corporate alumni population. Your ex-employees say as much about your brand as your current employees – we make sure those teammates being transitioned still feel like they’re a part of the team.

The individual program is tailored to senior executives contemplating the thought of career transition as well as those already in the midst of a transition. Think of it like this – few things are as important as making the right moves when it comes to career management. Our services are to executives like sports agents are to athletes. Our cadre of coaches and advisors are experienced in working with board and C-level executives in navigating the complexities of making the right moves, at the right times, for the right reasons.

Whether you are an employer looking to make intelligent investments into those leaving your organization, or an individual executive contemplating a transition we invite you to give us a call – you’ll be glad you did.

INTERIM EXECUTIVES

Manage Risk – Accelerate Success

The funny thing about timing is that sometimes it works to your advantage and sometimes it doesn’t. One thing we can promise you, is that at some point your organization will experience either a planned or an unplanned transition on your executive team. The harsh reality is that even with all the emphasis on succession planning and leadership development, nobody can offer a 100% guarantee that your company, team or culture will have the right option when needed.

When organizations find themselves in need of filling a key executive role on an interim basis, N2Growth offers interim executive placement for as few as 90 days and for up to 12 months. We have a deep bench of board and C-level leaders in our Executive In Residence (EIR) program. N2Growth EIRs are tried and trusted executives who have led before and who can minimize the risk of important transitions when a vacuum needs to be filled.

If your organization needs to make a short or mid-term transition and needs an experienced outside-in perspective, then we invite you to contact us.

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PAMELA STROUPE | Global Chair – Executive Search

Pamela serves as global chair of executive search practice at N2Growth. Pamela brings more than 15 years of global talent acquisition experience to the role having built a career-long reputation for relentlessly sourcing and attracting executive talent. Prior to joining N2Growth, Pamela held senior talent acquisition roles for such noted brands as Microsoft, Nike, Disney, Intuit and Cisco.

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