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Why choose IMS Talent:

Besides Executive Search experience, all our consultants have extensive experience in business leadership and as members of executive teams in Finnish and international companies. Our dedicated research team has experience of hundreds of assignments in senior management Executive Searches.

To cut a long story short: we know the markets, we understand businesses and we recognize leadership potential.


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We have been helping our customers to succeed since 1986

IMS Talent, owned by its partners, was founded in 1986. The years have been kind to us. We have been able to grow our business and develop our services year by year. However, the cornerstone of our business has remained the same: “We help our customers to succeed”

Our primary focus is to serve Finnish companies and contribute to building a successful Finland. We complete over 70 executive searches annually. In addition to Executive Search we conduct non-executive Board Searches as well as serve our clients by assessing and developing Boards and Leadership Teams.


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We typically serve

  • Companies who generate main part of their annual turnover from the Finnish market
  • Management and group functions of Finnish international companies
  • Finnish operations of international companies
  • Owners, boards and nomination committees of companies headquartered in Finland

With 30 years of excellence, we are one of Finland’s leading Executive Search companies. We have an extensive and vivid network comprising the top leaders of Finnish business life as well as members of Board.

Each of our consultants have at least 10 years experience in Business Management, candidate assessments and consulting both in Finnish and international environment. Also our research team is one of the most experienced in Finland with over 27 years of experience and hundreds of successfully completed searches both in Finland and abroad.

We are a partner company of the international IMD International Search Group which has over 40 offices in 25 countries. We are also a member of the global Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants.

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Our consultants

Meet the team connecting the dots in the landscape of talent.

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With over 35 years experience and hundreds of years of accumulated leadership knowledge in the field - we get the point.

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A positive approach

We respect other people. We encourage one another. We rejoice in success.


Delighting the client

We deliver high standard solutions to the client that can even be surprising at times. We listen to the client and operate efficiently.


Passion for quality

We are thorough and fully engaged in our assignments. Our reporting is clear and supports the client’s decision-making process.


Absolute integrity

We deliver on our promises, our word is our bond, and we are worthy of trust. We work objectively, independently and with integrity.

Leadership is not aboutefficiency or power, but about fit.

Perfect-fit leaders are the main ingredients for successful company cultures.