Amrop announces that Matrix Interim is joining Amrop UK with effect from September 2018. This move is in line with the group’s growth and diversification strategy, revitalizing the offer with dynamic new firms in key markets and reinforcing its core mission: shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders.

Founded in 2013 by Patrique Habboo and Tim Blackstone, Matrix specialises in senior executive Interim Management. Market leaders within the UK and with over 50 years’ experience in the industry, they previously led and built the Interim division of a global Executive Search business.

Amrop UK, formed in 2006 by Founding Partners, Adam Saunders and Anthony Barry, is a London-based specialist Executive Search firm with a distinguished track record of delivering senior leadership mandates across different industries and functions. These include the Financial Services, Industrial, Life Sciences, Consumer and Technology markets.

The new partnership will enable Amrop UK to offer Interim Management services within the UK under the Amrop Matrix Interim brand.

Patrique Habboo, Managing Partner of Amrop Matrix Interim, commented, “We are delighted to be joining one of the most prestigious global Executive Search organizations, which operates as a true partnership across 49 countries. By joining the Amrop network, we can broaden and expand our service offering to all our clients, providing an end-to-end talent management solution, covering Executive Search and Interim Management, on a global basis.”

Adam Saunders, Managing Partner Amrop UK commented “Patrique and Tim have established a highly-regarded Interim Management company with an enviable client portfolio. Operating at senior level, their experience complements our existing Executive Search business perfectly. This key strategic step also brings us nearer to our committed vision; providing our clients with a full suite of talent services which will help them manage their entire talent value chain from beginning to end”.

José Leyún, Amrop’s global CEO, added, “We are delighted to welcome Patrique, Tim and the team to our global partnership. Matrix represents an important step in our growth and diversification strategy, with mutual benefit in terms of our collective experience and unique positioning, and opportunities to build an interim practice in additional international markets. This move also underscores Amrop’s distinctive partnership model and entrepreneurial DNA.”