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AESC Announces New Appointments to Global Board of Directors and Regional Councils

February 12, 2016

AESC Announces New Appointments to Global Board of Directors and Regional Councils

New York, February 11, 2016 Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) today announced the appointment of officers to the AESC Global Board of Directors, which consists of elected officers from each of AESC’s three Regional Councils: Americas; Asia Pacific and Middle East; and Europe, Israel and Africa.

2016 AESC Global Board of Directors

  • Thomas T. Daniels, Spencer Stuart, Chair
  • Aidan Kennedy, Saxton Bampfylde/Panorama, Chair Emeritus
  • Krista Walochik, Talengo, Vice Chair
  • Dinesh Mirchandani, Boyden, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Karen Greenbaum, AESC, Ex-officio
  • Ineke Arts, Hoffmann & Associates/IIC
  • Paul Benson, Korn Ferry
  • Richard Boggis Rolfe, Odgers Berndtson
  • Kate Bullis, SEBA International
  • Dorota Czarnota, Russell Reynolds Associates
  • Thomas J. Fuller, Epsen Fuller/IMD
  • Nobi Kaneko, Kaneko & Associates
  • Alan J. Kaplan, Kaplan Partners
  • Steve Mullinjer, Heidrick & Struggles

Thomas T. Daniels, AESC Chair, commented: “The AESC Board plays a critical role in ensuring the highest standards in the executive search and leadership consulting profession globally. AESC members commit and adhere to a stringent Code of Professional Practice and Standards of Excellence, bringing strategic and trusted advisory services to organizations worldwide. This year, we welcome the new appointments of Richard Boggis-Rolfe of Odgers Berndtson, Dorota Czarnota of Russell Reynolds and Nobi Kaneko of Kaneko & Associates. We look forward to their service and I look forward to working with our directors and AESC members around the world to ensure AESC is the voice of excellence for the profession.”

AESC today also announced 2016 officers serving its three Regional Councils. For AESC Council of the Americas: Alan J. Kaplan of Kaplan Partners was appointed Chair; Kate Bullis of SEBA international, LLC was appointed Vice Chair; and Thomas J. Fullerof Epsen Fuller/IMD will continue to serve as Secretary and Treasurer. For AESC Council of Asia Pacific and Middle East: Steve Mullinjer of Heidrick & Struggles will continue to serve as Chair; Dinesh Mirchandani of Boyden was appointed to serve as Vice Chair; and Nobi Kaneko of Kaneko & Associates was appointed Secretary and Treasurer. For AESC Council of Europe, Israel and Africa: Krista Walochik of Talengo will continue to serve as Chair; Paul Benson of Korn Ferry will continue to serve as Vice Chair; and Richard Boggis-Rolfe of Odgers Berndtson was appointed Secretary and Treasurer. A complete list of AESC Council members can be found on the AESC website.

Karen Greenbaum, AESC President and CEO, commented: “Our board represents the best of the best executive search and leadership consulting firms worldwide. AESC serves as the voice of excellence for our profession and our regional councils and Board provide the strategic advice and direction we need to raise the visibility and quality of our profession worldwide. AESC represents large global firms, small boutique firms and firms that are part of global networks. Each of our members shares a commitment to the highest professional standards. I would like to thank our global Board and Councils for guiding our profession as we raise the visibility of our profession and AESC with clients around the world.”

About Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants
Since 1959, AESC has set the standard for quality and ethics in executive search and leadership consulting worldwide. Because AESC members must commit and adhere to the AESC’s industry and government recognized Code of Professional Practice andStandards of Excellence, clients can be assured that AESC members are able to serve as trusted advisors for their most important engagements. As the voice for executive search and leadership consulting worldwide, today the AESC is comprised of more than 300 member firms, representing 8,000 executive search professionals in more than 70 countries. To learn more about AESC and its membership, visit www.aesc.org. For information about AESC’s career service for executive-level professionals, visitwww.bluesteps.com.

HOSTED BUYER REGISTRATION OPENS FOR IBTM AFRICA

January 23, 2014

HOSTED BUYER REGISTRATION OPENS FOR IBTM AFRICA

The organisers of the IBTM Global Events Portfolio have today announced that Hosted Buyer registration has gone live for IBTM Africa (www.ibtmevents.com/ibtmafrica), which is set to take place in the Cape Town Convention Centre, Cape Town (28-30 April 2014).

The Hosted Buyer Programme will provide meetings industry buyers with the opportunity to meet and do business with a number of suppliers from across the continent, with pre-scheduled appointments being mutually matched ahead of the show.

IBTM Africa will personally select 50 meetings professionals based on their business influence and buying power in the region, each of whom will be international senior decision makers from Europe, Americas, Middle East and Asia Pacific, representing corporations, associations and agencies.

Successful applicants will be able to take advantage of a number of exclusive benefits including a personal diary of approximately 36 business appointments with African & Indian Ocean MICE exhibitors, complimentary 4/5* accommodation and transfers, a substantial contribution towards international flights to Cape Town and access to a number of exclusive networking events.

David Dodgeon, Green Route, who will attend IBTM Africa with a group of qualified international buyers commented, “Trade shows are one of the most effective ways of obtaining and securing new business. We have supported EIBTM, the flagship event of the IBTM Global Events Portfolio since the early days and we are very pleased to be bringing a group of 16 International Buyers to their new show set to launch in Africa.

“Africa provides a perfect meetings industry destination for a number of reasons. The continent offers a huge contrast in terms of culture and history and is well situated in terms of flight routes and global access.”

To find out more about IBTM Africa or to register to attend as a Hosted Buyer please visit www.ibtmevents.com/hosted or email ibtmafrica@reedexpo.co.uk

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MICE News | Conference News

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