The Association of “Executive Search Consultants” is the global association of companies active in the sector of executive search and leadership consulting. For over 50 years this officially recognised association has represented highest quality standards with over 215 participating member companies and about 1000 offices in 75 countries worldwide. As a representative of the executive search profession, the AESC has been recognised by the US government and the European Commission. For more information, see www.aesc.org
In the region Germany – Austria – Switzerland the association is represented by almost 100 member companies. The companies federated in the AESC undertake to observe the AESC quality standards (‘AESC certification’).
The following guideline serves the purpose of identifying these quality standards in client processing and responds to frequently asked questions.