May 17, 2005: Alan Davis & Associates Inc., owned and managed by its founder, Alan Davis, has joined Cornerstone International Group, one of the top ten Retained Search Firms in the World, to handle client assignments based in Montreal, as well as other locations in Canada and the U.S. where the firm’s expertise is needed by client organizations.
From its world headquarters in Los Angeles, Cornerstone’s Chairman and CEO, William Guy, stated “Alan Davis & Associates brings to Cornerstone a great depth of functional and industry expertise, offering services in both French and English language. The addition of Alan Davis & Associates to the Cornerstone Group will help us expand our market to include additional clients, both in Canada and elsewhere in the world.”
Cornerstone International Group is the world’s fourth largest retained Search organization with approximately 100 offices strategically located in virtually every major geographic market around the globe.
According to Alan Davis, “For over twenty years we have been working closely with Canadian and international client organizations from various industries including aerospace, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, energy, construction, telecommunications, healthcare, higher education, mining and metal, plus pulp and paper.”
With his background in engineering and marketing, Alan Davis has established his firm as a leader in a rigorous structured and disciplined approach to search at the level of executive, middle management, and high-impact individual contributor.
In addition to providing executive search services across a wide variety of sectors, Alan Davis & Associates has a track record of successful consulting assignments including post-merger work force integration, validation and improvement of selection methodologies. Probably their highest profile search was for Astronauts on behalf of the Canadian Space Agency.
Alan Davis continues, “We are proud to have been selected by Cornerstone International Group as a fully fledged member of a world class organization. It is quite the change for us to have been put through a rigorous selection process, which includes multiple client references, a pre-requisite for joining Cornerstone. Joining the group is, therefore, very meaningful to us as it validates our rightful place in the global search community.”
Cornerstone International Group offers a wide variety of professional services, including:
RETAINED EXECUTIVE SEARCH (ranked #1 in primary business markets):
Board Search; Executive Search; Professional & Industry Recruiting; Second-Opinion Evaluations; Management and Board Reference Checking.
HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTING:
Leadership Assessment; Compensation & Benefits; HRIS; Labor Relations; Employee Communications; Organizational Development & Training; Succession Planning; Outplacement; etc.
BOARD & GENERAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTING:
Board Governance (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance); Board Compensation; Board Assessment (individual and/or group assessment); Strategic & Succession Planning; Turnaround & Interim Management; Mergers & Acquisitions.