Executive search firm Accord Group India has announced its merger with Stanton Chase India, another search firm.
Accord has provided leadership executive search services to companies in India and the region for two decades. Similarly, Stanton Chase has been operating in this space, with a national team. The merged entity, which will be named “Accord”, will have teams across Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata. Accord is a founding partner of one of the most respected, entrepreneurial and fastest growing global networks in executive search, AltoPartners with a global footprint, consisting of ~ 350 partners in 35 major markets in the world.
BP (Bish) Agrawal the erstwhile chairman of Stanton Chase India, will chair the combined firm, and Sonal Agrawal and Toral Patel will remain Managing Partners. All commercial engagements with Accord will continue as before.
Most importantly, for their stakeholders, the merger will empower them to serve better.
Bish Agrawal said,
Our team comprises an unmatched group of senior and experienced consultants with over 500 man-years of consulting experience with deep and unparalleled sectoral domain and functional knowledge, all driven by a common lineage and DNA - our commitment to providing the best professional advice to both clients and candidates”.
He also added,
The merger has allowed us to invest in more specialised verticals and services and significantly enhanced our research capability in industry sub-slices to give you the benefit of even deeper domain knowledge. Our internal teams and structure have been reoriented to further enhance each consultant’s ability to leverage off the knowledge of this fantastic team in India and globally”.