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Morten Nielsen Named Vice Chair for Global Board of Directors for Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants

Thursday, January 18, 2018


Oak Brook, IL – The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) announced its 2018 officers and appointments to its Global Board of Directors, which consists of elected representatives from each of AESC’s three Regional Councils (Americas; Asia Pacific and Middle East; Europe and Africa). Morten Nielsen, Senior Partner and Global Managing Director of the Life Sciences practice at executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, was named Vice Chair.

“Our Board reflects the exemplary standards of AESC’s global membership of leading executive search and advisory firms. I would like to thank our Board for their commitment to the successful future of our profession,” said Karen Greenbaum, President and CEO of AESC. She added: “Our Board helps AESC align our strategic direction with that of our members around the world. We are proud to represent the very best firms in the profession—whether large and global, regional or local.”

“I am truly excited about this opportunity to work with AESC in an even greater capacity. AESC sets the standard around the world for best practices in search, for strengthening the profession, and ensuring that firms collectively address important client needs now and in the future,” said Nielsen of his appointment.

“Morten’s involvement as vice chair is incredibly valuable to our firm. AESC is a tremendous resource and champion of best practices in the executive search industry,” stated Andrew P. Chastain, Witt/Kieffer President & CEO.

AESC is the professional association for consultants who represent exemplary standards in executive search and leadership advisory worldwide.

Read AESC’s full announcement here.


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