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Market leader in retained Human Resources executive search

We are selective with which CHRO, Chief People Officer or other HR executive search we take on. If we don’t believe we will find an outstanding leader, we will refer our client elsewhere.

When we take on an HR executive search, we fully immerse ourselves in our client’s mission and business objectives. When we are enthusiastic about our client’s business and its potential, we attract the best HR executive talent in the industry.

We treat our clients as family and often they become long-lasting personal friends

28 Years in Business

Over 1,100 Successful
HR and Board Searches

85 Net Promoter Score

Why is our candidate network for HR leadership search robust with A-players in the market?

How We Work

100% of clients are repeats and referrals

Step 1

Initial call to understand your must-haves for the HR executive role and anything that concerns you with finding this leader. This is where we learn more and begin to evaluate the potential partnership.

Step 2

We determine together if partnering on this search would be a good match. We carefully choose our clients to ensure we succeed with every search we take on.

Step 3

Begin the search with the goal of presenting to you, within 17 days of kickoff, the candidate you ultimately hire.

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Proven Track Record

With over 50% of our searches, we've been able to present within 17 days the candidate who is ultimately hired.

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Proven Track Record
5 dedicated search teams who handle 4-5 searches. Exceptional execution.

5 dedicated search teams who handle 4 to 5 searches. Exceptional execution.

We also do fresh sourcing for each HR or other senior leadership role with a dedicated team. We strive to ensure that all our candidate slates are completely diverse.

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Featured In

NPR FastCompany CNN The Wall Street Journal Wired

With many search firms available, Frederickson Partners stands out as the top choice for HR executive recruiting.

#1 LinkedIn Talent Brand

#1 LinkedIn
Talent Brand

LinkedIn’s Talent Brand Index rates us as a leading brand in search. 30% more candidates are likely to respond to us compared to other firms.

Specialty in Human Resources

Specialty in
Human Resources

With over 28 years of experience, we have established ourselves as the leading experts in Human Resources executive search. Our range of services includes HR Search, Interim Search, and HR Advisory Services.

International Reach


Frederickson Partners is among the most respected retained executive search firms with a global network and offices in major cities.

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We are proud to be trusted by leading organizations

Alphabet Google Meta Facebook Workday lululemon Qualtrics Roche Intuit Genentech HealthEquity Northwestern Mutual

What they say about us

“I appreciate the flexibility and pivot that you all made. You were able to get an excellent feel for our company throughout the process. I would give you a great recommendation and we look forward to partnering together again.”

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Take action now and don't delay in finding your next HR senior leader. Get in touch with us today to arrange a call.

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Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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