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The Amrop Partnership announces the opening of an additional office in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The Gothenburg team will focus on developing Amrop’s presence in Western Sweden, especially serving clients within the region’s strong industrial zone. The move increases Amrop’s Nordic presence to 6 offices in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Amrop welcomes Marcus Pokorny and Andreas Boke as Partners in Gothenburg, who together have more than 40 years consolidated experience in leadership recruitment, each having spent the last five years as consultants in another large global…


The Amrop Partnership announces the appointment of two new Board Members to its Executive Board:

  • Patrick Ference, Managing Partner, Amrop Industrial Search, USA
  • Andrew Woodburn, Managing Director, Amrop Woodburn Mann, South Africa

Patrick Ference is a Founder and Managing Partner of Amrop Industrial Search in the United States. As a leader in the North American Industrial, Infrastructure and Energy practice areas for the Amrop Partnership, Patrick applies his combination of direct industrial experience and executive search skills to serve clients and…


The Board of the Amrop Partnership has named Federico Cuneo as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board.

As an Executive Board Member of the Amrop Partnership, and a Partner and Director of Amrop Peru, Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador since 2005, Federico brings a wealth of organizational experience, entrepreneurial energy and a global perspective to the role.

Federico’s career spans more than three decades of leadership, development and management experience, across Banking, Manufacturing and Financial consulting as General Manager, Managing Director and CFO. In addition to his…


Upasana Agarwal joins Amrop as a Client Partner in Mumbai. 

She anchors Amrop India’s Professional Services and Offshore Services (ICT Enabled, KPO, BPO) Practices, and also supports Amrop’s global Digital and Consumer & Retail Practices.

Upasana joins Amrop from Deloitte (India and US India Operations) where she was Director, Client Relations. Her industry expertise has been in Professional Services, Financial Services, Technology and Digital over her 20+ year career.

During her 8+ years at Deloitte, she played multiple roles. As Director, Client Relations, she…


Brussels / Milan

The Amrop Partnership announces the inception of a new Member Firm in Italy. With offices in Milan, Rome and Turin, the firm is led by senior business owners, each experienced practitioners in Executive Search, Leadership and Board Services.

This move further consolidates Amrop’s presence in Italy, one of Europe’s largest economies.

Amrop Italy will be led by two Managing Partners Antonio Pellerano and Walter Gai, supported by Partners Alessandra Fogola, Claudia Paladino and Marcella Accorinti. The diverse team will support ambitious and forward-…


Amrop has been confirmed as a top executive search player in Romania by reported financial results. The firm features in the latest annual edition of Major Companies in Romania (Professional Services, Executive Search), published by

Oana Ciornei is Managing Partner of Amrop in Romania and heads Amrop University, the learning platform for the consultants and staff of the global Amrop Partnership.

She shared with some key reasons for the firm’s continued high performance:

“In 2018 we enlarged and strengthened our team, we grew our…


Amrop Germany and Civitas International are merging their business activities in Germany with immediate effect.

Civitas International, headquartered in Germany, has joined forces with Amrop’s existing German business, adding significant presence for Amrop in Germany and strengthening the group’s capabilities across the EMEA region.

Founded in 1971 in Munich and London, Civitas International is one of the longest-established executive search firms in Germany, with a strong market position and respected brand.

With a combined team of 9 Partners and 40 employees in Berlin…


Following the annual General Assembly of The Amrop Partnership SCRL, the group has re-elected José Leyún as CEO for a further three-year term, and named three new Members to its global Executive Board: Eelco van Eijck (Netherlands), Annika Farin (Germany) and Paulo Mendes (Brazil).

Mr. Leyún’s renewed mandate will emphasize a continued focus on Amrop’s core mission of ‘Shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders’. Working closely with the Executive Board, attention will focus on reinforcing Amrop’s respected global brand, as well as the rapid revitalization of the network…


Amrop is one the world’s leading executive search and leadership services organizations, with 75 offices in 48 countries. Boyden A/S (Denmark) has joined Amrop’s global partnership, adding significant presence for Amrop in Denmark, and strengthening Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the Nordics region.

The new Amrop Denmark

Led by a team of six Partners, and with a total staff of 32 professionals, the firm enjoys a strong reputation among clients and candidates for its commitment to professionalism and delivery…



Business leaders are missing opportunities to drive sustainable performance and are potentially putting their organisations at risk due to flawed decision making. This is according to a landmark global study from board leadership recruitment firm, Amrop.

The report, Wise Decision-Making: Stepping Up to Sustainable Business Performance, which surveyed C-Suite executives from over the globe, found that nearly three quarters (71%) of leaders have had to take a professional decision that conflicted with their own ethical…