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Modern Executive Solutions

The intelligent solution for diverse leadership™

The optimal search experience in one seamless process

Modern is a global executive search and advisory solutions firm built to positively disrupt the industry. Our vision is to achieve a differentiated level of value for our clients…with faster results. We seamlessly integrate so much more in each search, as outlined below.

Organizational Intelligence

Role design, compensation benchmarking, structural intelligence and competitive insights are integrated seamlessly into our search process

Transparent Research

Less obvious candidates presented through a research methodology which compares cross industry operating models and dives into emerging geographies

Sustainable Diversity

Utilizing a proprietary methodology we deliver over 50% diversity on every search

"Nouvelle" Assessment

Proprietary 3-hour assessment looking at fit and potential, specifically considering diversity of thought, experience and background

Embedded Integration

100-day post placement integration process conducted by an accredited DEI coach. Final fee is based on client feedback and satisfaction

Candidate Care

A unique operating model that ensures candidates are treated exactly the same as clients

A complete partnership for your talent journey

With deep, strategic partnerships, Modern delivers a seamlessly integrated set of solutions to support our clients' 360 degree talent, intelligence and development needs with an agile, customized approach.

Talent Solutions

We offer an evolved approach and process. Diverse hiring solutions with a global, cross-industry focus

Advisory Solutions

Our integrated advisory offerings help to advance our clients operating model, organizational structure and internal talent assessment, development and DEI goals

"As with many other industries, executive search is ready for real transformation and Modern stands ready to be the firm that will lead the way. Building upon the best the industry has to offer, the team recognizes the importance of transparent, frictionless experiences that also focus a sharp lens on diversity and true inclusion."

Heather Cox, Chief Digital Health and Analytics Officer, Humana - View More

We are addressing Diversity the "Sustainable" way

Every search firm is talking about diversity but not actually doing anything different. It has become abundantly clear that trying to deliver diverse solutions with a traditional approach is not working for clients or candidates. Modern is paving the way with an innovative process to achieve sustainable, diverse, equitable and inclusive leadership teams. Our firm is designed to be different.

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    75% of our network is female/diverse
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    60% of placements since inception are female or people of color
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    89% of the Modern team is female/diverse
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A business model built with "Purpose"

  • Modern employees are rewarded on client and candidate feedback and satisfaction, as opposed to revenue
  • We give 10% of profits to charitable foundations aligned to our mission
  • Every search team includes experts in organizational intelligence, leadership effectiveness, DEI integration and talent management 
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We meet you, where you are

We go above and beyond to deliver greater value and an exceptional experience

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"We all know that diverse organizations and teams perform better. We need people who are different. People who bring different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. Modern understands the importance of diverse hiring. It helps build better organizations and it’s the right thing to do."
Ken Cooper, Global Head of Human Resources, Bloomberg LP - View More