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Posted in Member Firms, Initiatives on March 13, 2013
IIC Partners Names Buenos Aires' Prolaurum 2012 Transborder Award Winner

World top 10 retained executive search organization IIC Partners is pleased to announce that Argentina member firm Prolaurum, has won the IIC Partners Global 2012 Champion Transborder Initiator Award.

Prolaurum, based in Buenos Aires, initiated searches for IIC Partners member offices in: Chile, Hemisferio Izquierdo; Venezuela, Contevenca; and; Brazil, Fesa in sectors including Financial Services, Technology, Industrial and Life Sciences. Prolaurum also won regional transborder awards in 2011 and 2010.

Prolaurum President Alex Cirone said he was honoured to receive the award.

"This recognition is the result of a team effort; we approach every client from a regional and global perspective and take full advantage of the strong collegiality of IIC Partners," said Mr Cirone. 

IIC Partners' Transborder Awards program - believed to be the retained executive search industry's only such program - recognises member firms which provide an outstanding service to clients in cross territory searches.

Other IIC firms which developed/initiated cross territory searches and received Transborder awards by region were:

  • Europe Middle East and Africa: The Curzon Partnership, London; Progress, Paris; MERC Partners, Dublin; ISCO Group, Oslo.


  • Asia-Pacific: de JAGER & Associates, Sydney; PCI, Shanghai; Executive Talent International, Singapore; KTA Associates, Mumbai.


  • The Americas - Contevenca, Caracas; Chadick Ellig, New York; Dinte Resources, Washington DC; New Directions Search, Chicago; Conroy Ross, Calgary, Clarey/Napier International, Houston; Harvey Hohauser & Associates, Detroit; Fesa, Sao Paulo.

IIC Partners Global Chairperson Paul Dinte said he was delighted with the result.

"These awards recognise the tangible connection and cooperation between our partners. They also demonstrate IIC Partners' global strength and commitment to the consistent delivery of excellent, seamless search services for our clients, wherever in the world their business takes them," Mr Dinte said.

The world's eighth largest executive search organization, IIC Partner's vision is to be the independent retained executive search partnership of choice. Through global reach, industry expertise and local knowledge, IIC Partners is trusted to deliver the highest quality retained executive search services, enabling the continued success of its clients.

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