Horton International
With a wealth of experience in executive search our Leadership team provide the expertise, cooperation and quality to ensure the best outcomes for our clients, candidates and partners.


The Board of Directors

Maneesh Ajmani

Regional Director & Chairman of the Board
Tel. +973 17002566

Maneesh has over 25 years experience working across North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. He has worked with companies in a variety of industry sectors and has spent the past over 15 years in the Middle East helping regional companies enhance shareholder value. 
Maneesh’s clients include large private conglomerates, public listed companies as well as multi-billion dollar multinationals with a presence in the Middle East. Clients value his ability to think like a business owner and his strong network within the regional markets.



Joshua Hollander

Regional Director
Tel. +1 860 521 0101
United States

Through the analysis and optimization of business models, Josh builds teams of top, high-achieving talent and enables them to achieve success with the right technology, training and ongoing leadership. His experience demonstrates his skills in developing customized business models and implementing creative solutions that drive top-line growth, increase profitability, and improve the client experience. Josh partners with senior executives and has an ability to sell the story to internal and external stakeholders. 

Gary Woollacott

Regional Director
Tel. +66 2 636 2323

Gary is Managing Partner of Horton International in Thailand and Vietnam, based in Bangkok, and has been active in executive search since 1995. His search experience has encompassed numerous senior-level assignments across the broad spectrum of functional disciplines in most sectors, although he initially started in Banking and Financial Services. Before joining the executive search industry, he worked in corporate finance in London and Sydney. 

Andrey Philippov

Managing Partner of Horton International Russia and CIS Regional Director EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
Tel. +7 495 229 47 74

Andrey is Managing Partner at Horton International Russia. Since 2020, he has combined his duties at the Moscow office with his role as Regional Director EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He has specialised in searching and assessing the potential of top managers for more than 20 years. His extensive expertise also includes building up and developing teams on middle and senior levels in general management, finance, sales, marketing, supply chain management and IT.


Global Head Quarters Team

Gemma Van Rooyen

Project Manager – Board Affairs & Business Operations
Tel. +44 7977 798 403
Global Head Quarters

Jackie Woolf

Group Administration Manager
Global Head Quarters