Hagoort & Partners
Executive Search in the Netherlands

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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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Hiring in the metaverse

What is the metaverse and how will it shape the future of the technology sector and recruitment? The metaverse is seen by some as a vision of the future, not a specific technology but a combination of a lot of virtual technologies and equipment, so we are talking about a lot of things that are virtual and applied in many spheres of business from finance to healthcare and education. These things need to have authenticity to become popular and useful. The boundless opportunities are rich, along with the challenges. We got together with our global experts to discuss the pros and cons of this exciting landscape, and how to hire across its diverse and borderless expanse.

Global mobility for talented agribusiness professionals

As the struggle for sustainable food production continues, agribusiness and effective recruitment within it have become ever more important. What kind of talent helps drive success for companies in the industry and what is most important to today’s talent? We summoned our global experts to discuss the importance of international talent in this sphere as well as the current trends in mobility from both the client and candidate perspectives, from the various global regions they operate in.

Want to make leadership impact? Appoint women (at least two) to the C-suite!

An abundance of research now exists to show, beyond a shadow of doubt, that appointing women to the C-suite is not only the right thing to do from an ethical and moral perspective but also the savvy business strategy. In fact, all high-quality, commercially-oriented business strategies should nowadays ensure that top management structures include at least two women. Here’s why…

We are Kestria

“Within our organization we have businesses in several countries in EMEA. Through Kestria we were able to find candidates also outside the territory from which we manage the day to day operation, simply by connecting the network between Hagoort & Partners (Kestria Netherlands) and Kestria abroad. The approach not only delivered strong candidates and so the luxury of making choices from a high quality shortlist, but we were also very pleased with the professional approach of the searches with respect to planning, communication and feedback.”

René Latten, HR Director PPG Coatings Northern Europe
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