Global Excellence 2019

Acquisition International - Global Excellence 2019 263 Oct19032 Acquisition International - Issue 1 2019 27 199 Championing Corporate Diversity Ellig Group is a leader in recruiting and onboarding outstanding executive talent, with highly diverse backgrounds and experiences, and helping organizations identify exceptional leaders for their evolving needs. A New York- based executive search firm, Ellig Group is Reimagining Search by providing an expanded platform of services utilizing a honed expertise from four decades in executive search. As the year draws to a close, find out why they have been awarded the 2019 Award for Excellence in Executive Search Services across New York City. ith roots dating back to their legacy company’s founding in 1977, the firm was joined by Janice Reals Ellig as a partner in 2000. Following several years of unwavering commitment and dedication to her clients, Janice then became Co- Chief Executive Officer in 2007 as the firm was then Chadick Ellig. Ten years later, the firm evolved and rebranded as Ellig Group, and is recognized as the premier executive search firm for cutting-edge companies looking to increase diversity and inclusion at the highest levels of leadership. In the last five years, an unprecedented 95% of the candidate slates that Ellig Group has presented for various positions have been women and diverse executives. This has resulted in an unmatched track record of 75% of executive and 85% of board appointments being women and underrepresented groups. With research showing that diverse leadership teams make for more successful organizations, Janice and her team are offering their corporate clients a critical edge for executives to grow both shareholder value and organizational reputation. Those clients range from multinational corporations, to non-profit organizations, and Ellig Group’s focus remains squarely on finding the best and most impactful talent for executive appointments in the C-suite, boardroom, senior and middle management levels. Valuing collaborative partnership with its clients, the firm’s success is reflected in the fact that 75% of the firm’s engagement comes from repeat clients, a testament to how Ellig Group is trusted with its clients most valuable asset, their people. Ellig Group is a certified women-owned business enterprise (WBENC); a member of IIC Partners (Independent International Consultants), a top ten worldwide executive search organization of independent search firms in 33 countries; and a member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association for retained executive search and leadership consulting firms. With Ellig Group’s expanded network of partnerships, it can provide clients with instant access to talent worldwide, enabling them to support their clients in a variety of sectors. From healthcare to banking, insurance to investments, and industrial to technology, the firm has successfully appointed the right people to the right roles across some of the most vital industries in society today. It is not just C-suite, general management and boardroom roles, as the firm has W placed top executive talent across all functional areas from sales, marketing, and digital, to human resources, finance, and legal. However, Janice’s success is not something she keeps for herself, largely crediting the incredible group of women that she has surrounded herself with whilst launching Ellig Group into an award- winning enterprise. Working in a collaborative effort, Janice and her team band together to stand out from other companies, sharing in rewards, service and delivery of results together. Janice also hosts a podcast, entitled “Leadership Reimagined”. Every month, Janice speaks to a variety of leaders who are radically changing the corporate landscape, in areas such as the gender pay gap, entrepreneurial ventures, preserving the planet, and championing female CEO leadership, to name a few. Ellig Group also knows that the work doesn’t end once the executive has been placed. With ElligGroup’s high demand for “star executives”, Janice and her team work hard to find outstanding talent; telling their stories with credibility and authenticity to give them the best possible chance at success. In addition to identifying top talent, they are dedicated to the ongoing success of the leaders, partnering closely and purposefully with both their clients and candidates before, during, and after the search to ensure the right person is in the right position – and excels for the long term. Simply put, Ellig Group are game-changing consultants, championing a cause that everyone should get behind. Hiring excellence, Janice and her team of executive women have rapidly risen to become one of the most influential executive search firms in not just New York, but across the world, placing the spotlight on deserving talent from diverse backgrounds. Company: Ellig Group Contact: Elisabeth Evans Website: “...Janice and her team are offering their corporate clients a critical edge for executives to grow both shareholder value and organizational reputation.”