ROBERTSON ASSOCIATES is a leading European Executive Search, Leadership Solutions firm with over 60 years of business practice.
As one of the pioneers of Executive Search, ROBERTSON ASSOCIATES currently ranks amongst the most prestigious firms in Europe.
The Company is privately held and was created in 1951 in Geneva by M. John P. Robertson.
M. Robertson created probably the first executive search firm in Europe in 1951. The goal was to assist U.S. companies coming to Europe as part of the Marshall Plan in their search for executives. In 1982, he retired from Robertson Associates AG, and subsequently became one of the pioneers of outplacement in Switzerland, setting up Outplacement AG.
ROBERTSON ASSOCIATES is headquarted in Zürich with offices in Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Milan, Brussels, London, Miami, Paris, Casablanca, Madrid, Mumbai and Singapore and strategic Partners in other countries.
This far reaching international foothold allows us to meet the demands of our clients and candidates with unique insights into local industries and cultures.
We are inherently flexible, capable of supporting large corporations, smaller family or fast growing companies.
John P. Robertson wrote one of the first books on executive search published in Europe, setting best practices and ethics standards, making him one of the pioneers of executive search in Europe.