OberlinGroup is ranked highly as one of the largest retained executive search firm with offices in strategic metropolitan areas throughout the United States.
Chicago- April 12, 2011 — COLLIER+VINSON International, one of the fastest growing retained executive search firm, has acquired the assets of OberlinGroup. OberlinGroup served as the global retained search subsidiary of several Fortune 500 companies. The combination of COLLIER+VINSON International and OberlinGroup further develops their competitive advantage in offering an extensive network of leading executive search and recruiting services dedicated to helping businesses find and hire talented professionals.
OberlinGroup is ranked highly as one of the largest retained executive search firm with offices in strategic metropolitan areas throughout the United States. It provides executive search expertise in the following practice areas: Academia, Energy, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare, E-commerce, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Professional Services, Telecommunications, and Media/Entertainment.
COLLIER+VINSON International, since established has grown significantly with offices in over 40 cities throughout the United States and many international locations. Headquartered in Chicago, IL, it is ranked highly in world revenue and comparatively in office locations and geographic coverage. COLLIER+VINSON is a generalist firm that provides unparalled services in all industries and functions to it clients.
Richard Thomas, Chairman and CEO of COLLIER+VINSON International comments, “We could not have found a better addition and strategic fit than the OberlinGroup. They bring new expertise to COLLIER+VINSON in such practice areas as healthcare, nonprofit, energy, as well as others. The geographical locations of Oberlin provide leadership in markets currently unserved by COLLIER+VINSON. Amazingly, COLLIER+VINSON and Oberlin have only one shared client. We also feel strongly about the culture fit of the two firms.”
The combination of COLLIER+VINSON and the OberlinGroup will create additional value-added offerings to clients through vast geographic coverage as well as the combination of two of the most innovative and profound search processes. Over 80% of OberlinGroup’s consultants have joined COLLIER+VINSON and new offices have opened throughout the country.