Board Recruitment

​Boards have distinctive needs for executive search and leadership consulting services. Meeting those needs is a strength and key focus for our AaronRichards search consultants. The challenges facing Boards are escalating. Stakeholders are increasing their expectations for successful results even as resource, market and financial uncertainty continue. Boards are dealing with the challenges of globalization, risk management, regulatory scrutiny and shareholder activism. Boards today are seeking leaders to drive transformation and success, with true strength in strategy and multicultural sensitivity.

Helping organizations find these Board leaders requires the highest level of consulting experience and ability.

  • These searches are challenging and crucial to the success of your organization. They may also be delicate, high-risk and confidential. Trust is essential.


  • These searches must look beyond job function and credentials. They require an in-depth understanding of your industry and organization, and the strengths and competencies your leader will need.


  • These searches require business connections at the highest level within your industry, as well as industries with transferable skill requirements.


  • These searches require a creative, adaptable and insightful consulting approach.


Our AaronRichards search consultants have deep experience helping Boards meet their leadership needs. Our excellence in this area is based on:

  • Senior, experienced, international consultants


  • Track record of success in this area and as trusted advisor to Boards


  • Best-practices approach to Board search and service


  • Deep regional business knowledge and leadership connections in every market


  • Specific industry expertise and knowledge


  • Global market coverage


  • Expertise in international cross-border search


Our global partners possess a wealth of personal experience in corporate leadership. Thanks to this experience, we understand Boards and are highly sensitive to the issues and pressures businesses face. We bring with us an intimate understanding of the ethics, sensitivity and discretion required. We also recognize the drivers of success in today’s dynamic and complex global economy.

Our approach enables us to respond with a deep, rapid competency to Board needs.

  • Hands-On Senior Service: Our lead consultants and global partners work directly and hands-on with your Board or Governance Committee.


  • Close Working Relationships: We develop close and effective working partnerships with you to ensure we fully understand your requirements.


  • Deep Listening and Consulting: We listen closely to discern and investigate your situation and your leadership needs, and to deliver the right analyses and recommendations.


  • International Prospect Identification: We deliver a truly international search that locates the best candidates, wherever in the world they may be. We succeed through seamless relationships, worldwide market coverage, deep local business knowledge and significant industry expertise.


  • In-Depth Research on Short-List Candidates: We investigate prospects thoroughly and only approach candidates with very strong potential.


These elements ensure delivery of an effective and comprehensive approach to Board services.

AaronRichards provides Board services within many industries. Whether you are a startup company seeking the creation of a new board, a mid-market firm looking to expand your Board, or a Fortune 500 company working on your succession plan, we stand behind you as a partner.