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Mar 12 2019

Global Executive Search Firm Expands Its Presence in the Middle East

Horton International, a leading global executive search firm with over 50 offices across 30 countries has expanded its regional presence through the opening of its UAE office. The firm was founded in Connecticut, USA in 1978 and has over 40 years of global leadership in executive search.

Horton International initiated its presence in the region though an office in Bahrain in 2014. As a result of cumulative years of success within the region and in line with the firm’s planned regional expansion, the launch of the UAE office came in to fruition. Through the UAE office, the firm hopes to better serve its multinational clients who have their MENA regional offices in the UAE. In addition, the firm plans to build on its regional client base in the UAE.

Equipped with an expansive knowledge of the region, Horton International works with clients to understand their strategic requirements and suggest solutions that help enhance business performance and assist with long term sustainable growth for clients operating in the Middle East and Africa region.  

Horton International’s regional team is led by Managing Partners Maneesh Ajmani and Hazem Al Shaikh Mubarak.

Hazem Al Shaikh Mubarak, commented, “the Middle East has been an important region for the expansion of Horton International’s activities. Our knowledge, experience and the network of contacts we have built in the international markets over the years is a significant value-add for our clients across the Middle East. We are global in our standards of excellence yet local in our understanding of our client needs which, our clients consider to be very important specifically in our region”

On the opening of the UAE office, Maneesh Ajmani, Regional Director for EMEA at Horton stated “organisations around the world trust Horton International to manage their talent. The team’s past operational experience, deep understanding of the region and strong network with business leaders across the region, helps us better understand our client’s perspective and deliver more effectively on their talent acquisition and development needs. In addition, Horton International’s global resources provides clients access to contacts and industry expertise from around the world.”

Andreas Wartenburg, Chairman of Horton International shared “I’m very proud of the addition of the Dubai office which further underpins our global growth strategy and our continued determination to expand our capacity in all major economies of the world.”

 

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