Jose Ruiz will chair the Association of Executive Search Consultant’s boutique and independent firm forum

Jose Ruiz will chair the Association of Executive Search Consultant’s boutique and independent firm forum
Chicago Executive Search

Jose Ruiz, CEO of Alder Koten will once again chair the Association of Executive Search Consultant’s boutique and independent firm forum. The forum this year will be hosted in Chicago, on October 7, 2016.

The Forum provides an opportunity for AESC member professionals from small and boutique firms to discuss what’s currently happening in the search and leadership consulting industry and how your business is changing to meet new demands. Lunch is included.

Discussion topics to include:

  • Firm Valuation
  • Succession Planning
  • Compensation and incentive
  • Data Security
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention

We will be joined by special guests Robert Benson, Chairman of RLBenson & Associates, who will offer his insights gathered from significant consulting experience with boutique firms & Ken Dort, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath who will give an update on new legal trends that impact executive search.

About the The Association of Executive Search Consultants

Alder Koten is an active member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC.) The worldwide professional association for the retained executive search and leadership consulting industry.

The AESC promotes the highest professional standards in retained executive search and leadership consulting through its industry recognized Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines.

About Alder Koten

Alder Koten helps shape organizations through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services.

The firm was founded in 2011 and currently includes 6 partners and over 28 consultants in 4 cities.

The firm’s headquarters are located in Houston and it has offices in Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Mexico City with partner firms in New York, Boston, Chicago, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.

We know where to find the executives you need and how to attract top talent to your organization. Our approach to executive search is based on a thorough understanding of the strategic, cultural, financial and operational issues our clients face. Our executive search engagements are targeted and focused on the specific requirements of the position including industry and functional experience, skills, competencies, cultural fit, and leadership style. Our process is rigorous. We take a disciplined and structured approach to identifying potential candidates that meet the position requirements including subject-matter, functional and regional expertise. We use our high-level professional networks, industry knowledge, and internal research resources to achieve results in every executive search engagement.