The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing excellence in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, announces the approval of Hightech Partners into its global membership. Their acceptance follows extensive vetting, including reference checks, site visits, votes by AESC regional councils, and commitment to the AESC Code of Professional Practice.

Hightech Partners is based in Brussels, Belgium and was established in 1985. Hightech Partners is a pan-European executive search and management consulting firm focusing on digital talent. As such, Hightech Partners has played a unique role in helping to shape the European Technology industry and is well positioned to support other industries in digital transformation by connecting companies to transformational, tech savvy leaders. Hightech Partners is a co-founder and shareholder of the ITP Worldwide network, which was established in the United States in 1993 and is active in Asia, Europe and North America.

Raffaele Jacovelli and Bert Vermeiren, Managing Directors comment: “We are very proud to join AESC, which represents the global leaders in talent management. We see this as a recognition of decades of close partnerships with our European clients and our efforts to deliver value-added talent advice and executive search services that help them seize business opportunities in the fast-moving digital world. At this occasion we also want to thank our Founding Partner Etienne Reeners for the continued support and our team of assistants, consultants and partners that make it happen every day.”