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Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance

We are Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance.

Cees Hagoort

Cees Hagoort

Founder & Managing Director

Patrick Westerburger

Patrick Westerburger

Managing Partner

Talent needs are global. That's why you'll find us in every corner of the world. At Kestria, we have been uniting our clients with top-level leaders for almost three decades. We are the world's largest executive search alliance in terms of global reach – you'll find us wherever your business takes you in the world.

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Innovation in the NGO sphere: Embracing technology and beyond for social good

In the NGO sector, technology serves not merely as a tool but as a catalyst for transformation and social impact. As NGOs confront global challenges such as climate change and social inequality, integrating advanced technologies provides a pathway to enhance their services, rejuvenate their missions and broaden their impact. The Kestria NGO & Not For Profit Global Practice Group has convened four esteemed experts from around the globe to explore how embracing technology can drive innovation, improve operational efficiencies and expand outreach in meaningful ways.

The board profile in 2024

Today's boards need to be not just robust, but also remarkably agile. Uncertainty and agility have surfaced as pivotal traits shaping the contours of modern corporate governance. This shift underscores the urgency for an updated blueprint of board profiles, ensuring they are equipped to steer organisations successfully in a fluctuating economic landscape.

AI and robotics integration: Transforming production and automation

Advancements in technology, particularly in artificial intelligence, robotics and IoT, are transforming the industrial and production sectors. This shift leads to more efficient, cost-effective and high-quality manufacturing, with a focus on sustainability and green practices. The sector is also adapting to global supply chain challenges by prioritizing resilience and flexibility to respond to market changes and geopolitical factors.

We are Kestria

“The right people can make the difference, drive change, boost business performance and strengthen the organisational culture. When it comes to identifying the right people, raising their interest for our organisation and supporting the selection process, it is Hagoort & Partners with their Kestria network who we trust and partner with.”

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Joost Dirkx, Director Human Resources, Forbo Flooring Systems
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