We understand that your business strategy demands a profound level of expertise in every function within your organization.

Our vast functional expertise and diverse range of solutions empower every functional leader to appoint the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles. As a result, your organization benefits from stronger leadership capabilities across all functions and highly efficient, enabled, and engaged functional teams that deliver transformational outcomes to support your pursuit of sustainable growth.

At KeyPartners, we acknowledge that leadership capabilities are ever-evolving. Drawing from our consultants’ extensive experience as former functional leaders, we are well-versed in the challenges and opportunities you may encounter, and we are committed to guiding you through change.

Operating as one collaborative team, we merge our individual talents with the collective expertise of our global network. This approach guarantees that every client receives the full support of our entire firm, resulting in exceptional outcomes every time.

Leadership for the Boardroom

Join Forces with KeyPartners As scrutiny of institutions increases, shareholders and society expect more from boards of directors. To meet this demand, senior executives seek guidance on how to improve and take advantage of global and technological opportunities while ensuring growth and sustainability. KeyPartners is ready to partner with you to create the best boards possible. Our expertise goes beyond executive search, drawing on 15+ years of understanding how board directors can achieve maximum impact. We specialize in sourcing and developing leadership talent, both on the board and in CEO succession projects, and our extensive network allows for unique talent solutions. You can expect to meet candidates who bring diversity and fresh perspectives. Our goal is clear: to bring exceptional leadership to the boardroom through our unique global reach and equal partnership model. Experience true partnership as you build a more effective board with KeyPartners.

Navigating CEO Transitions

For 15+ years, KeyPartners` consultants have been a trusted advisor in CEO leadership succession, recruitment, and professional development worldwide. We understand that the appointment of a CEO is just one aspect of a larger, multidimensional transition. That’s why we partner with our clients to deliver a comprehensive and effective transition, succession and onboarding protocol.

Our approach begins by aligning with the board to determine the company’s future needs and CEO requirements. We then work to build a strong internal pipeline of leaders with CEO potential by identifying, assessing and advising on their development. This supports the selected CEO and top team. We also tap into our global industry practices for access to the best external candidates, who are assessed with the same rigorous methodology as internal candidates. KeyPartners will work closely with the board to ensure a seamless transition process.

Financial Executives: Charting a Course through Industry Challenges

As industry shifts bring new demands, finance teams need leaders who can chart a course through uncertainty, control risks and manage costs, all while enhancing shareholder value. KeyPartners understands the unique skillset required for success in this role and offers strategic search services and competency-based assessments to find the perfect match for your organization. We also provide guidance on developing a solid succession plan through leadership development programs, coaching and talent design. Whether you’re a public or private equity-backed organization, venture capital firm, startup or non-profit, let us help you build a strong financial executive team.

Cybersecurity: Building a Strong Defense

Every 39 seconds, a cyber attack occurs, and many organizations are ill-prepared to defend against them. The majority of breaches are caused by human error, highlighting the need for cyber-ready talent. KeyPartners is here to help strengthen your defense with our cybersecurity consulting practice. Our team of experts have experience in IT, national security and professional services, and

can develop strategies to counteract cyber threats and vulnerabilities. Let us help you build a strong defense against cyber attacks with the right talent.

HR Talent: Winning the War of talent

In the ongoing war for top talent, organizations need a strong human resources team to lead the charge. KeyPartners is here to be your trusted partner, offering a full range of solutions for chief human resources officers and their senior teams. Our HR Center of Expertise specializes in talent acquisition, management, leadership development, succession planning and more. Let us help you attract, develop and retain the best HR talent to leverage as a integral business strategy.

Legal: Navigating Complexity

The role of general counsel has become increasingly complex, requiring not only legal expertise but also strategic thinking and business acumen. Corporate counsel must balance managing risks with seizing opportunities, while also upholding corporate ethics and integrity. KeyPartners’ Legal Center of Expertise can help you attract, develop and retain top legal professionals who can serve as strategic business partners for your organization. Let us assist you in identifying world-class legal leaders who can navigate the complexities of the modern legal landscape.

Marketing: Building a Bold Team

The role of the Chief Marketing Officer is evolving rapidly, requiring cross-functional partnerships and a deep understanding of the entire value chain. CMOs must lead brand dialogue, drive performance marketing, and address commercial challenges while also serving as the primary conduit to customers. KeyPartners Chief Marketing Officer Practice consultants are active leaders in the digital space and have worked at leading marketing companies and innovative startups. We can help you identify and recruit dynamic marketing leaders who can navigate an industry that is becoming increasingly customer-centric. Let us partner with you to build an industry-leading marketing team.

Risk Management: Navigating Challenges

In today’s constantly changing and disruptive business environment, organizations need a strong risk management and control function to protect their business, customers, and shareholder value. KeyPartners’ risk management practice offers proprietary data and tools, alongside the expertise of our world-class consultants, to help organizations attract, develop, and elevate their risk management leaders. We work with organizations of all scales and sectors to equip them with the skills and competencies essential for top performance in challenging environments.

Technology: Leading the Way in the Digital Era

As technology continues to play a crucial role in the success of businesses, technology leaders are facing new and complex challenges. KeyPartners’ Technology Officer Practice is here to assist companies across industries in building a technology organization that is prepared to lead the way in the digital era. Our team of experts includes professionals in various roles such as CIOs, CTOs, and CISOs, and we provide a range of proprietary methodologies, including market benchmarking, to help technology leaders enhance their leadership skills and build high-performing teams. Join forces with us and stay ahead of the game in the ever-changing technology landscape.

Sales: Adapting to Changing Times

As buyers become more savvy and demanding, it’s crucial for sales organizations to adapt and stay ahead of the curve. At KeyPartners, we understand the importance of staying in tune with the ever-changing needs of buyers. Our sales team can help your organization find the best executive talent, close the gap between performance and potential, and design an inclusive sales organization that is ready for the challenges ahead. We offer a range of solutions including leadership development, coaching, and reinforcement to ensure that your sales team has the skills and talent to keep up with any demands that your customers make. Let us help your sales organization stay ahead of the curve.

Supply Chain & Operations: Constantly optimizing

In today’s fast-paced business environment, technology has made supply chain management more critical than ever. At KeyPartners, our Supply Chain Center of Excellence serves as a boutique practice within the broader Korn Ferry network, adding deep functional expertise and capability to our matrix of industry and regional coverage. We have the expertise and resources to help your organization optimize its supply chain, attract, develop, and retain best-in-class executives, and build a strong organizational culture and top-to-bottom supply chain talent framework that will drive your bottom-line success. Let us help you find new ways to deliver value from your supply chain.

Corporate Affairs: Elevating Your Organization’s Front Line

In today’s fast-paced and competitive business environment, it is essential to have a team in place that can effectively manage your organization’s message, align strategy, and protect and enhance your reputation among all stakeholders. KeyPartners understands the importance of having a diverse, high-performing, and well-connected team in place. We have the expertise and resources to help you identify and recruit the best talent, develop a clear and compelling narrative, and create a proactive and integrated campaign to maximize your communications, government relations, public affairs and investor relations efforts. Allow us to elevate your organization’s front line and help you achieve success