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Understanding Your Definition of Great Leadership

Our clients’ definition of leadership – which includes a commitment to quality of life, service to others, and an appreciation of diversity and collaboration – has shaped who we are and what we do. They select Witt/Kieffer for executive recruiting because:

  • We are the largest and most experienced executive search firm devoted to organizations that improve quality of life: healthcare, life science companies, higher education and not-for-profit organizations.
  • We recruit CEOs, presidents, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, and other key positions as well as cutting-edge roles within the C-suite.
  • Clients who score our work give us an overall satisfaction score of 9.4 (on a scale of 1 to 10).
  • Our leader placements stay in their roles an average of seven years; CEOs stay eight.
  • Witt/Kieffer has locations in major metropolitan markets to identify the best talent nationwide and globally
  • Our executive search consultants are experts in healthcare, higher education, academic medicine, life sciences, IT, advancement, enrollment and other not-for-profit disciplines.
  • Diversity and equity are core values of the firm; diverse leaders represent 46 percent of our placements and women account for 36 percent of the firm's placements.
  • We provide a menu of leadership and talent management solutions – beyond our core search services – to drive risk out of the hiring decision.


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