Cornerstone International Group, the world’s leading consulting organization operating in HR area has recently established a new partner office located in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, the biggest EU CEE country and the only European economy to avoid the recession and register growth in 2009 (+1.7%). Business Consulting Search & Selection, the current partner of CIG, is a boutique style firm that has been managed by Ms. Iwona Szybka, its Founder and Managing Director since 1999. The team consists of highly qualified Senior Consultants specializing in various industry sectors. The core specialization are services dedicated to start-ups projects for the companies representing a variety of capital and scope of operations.
Poland with 40 million habitants is the 6th largest market in Europe and has a very good potential for the investors—highly qualified specialists and still relatively low costs of the labor supply. The economy growth rate for 2010 was 3.8 % and was one of the best results in Europe. The decision to re-enter Poland is in line with the global strategic plan of the Cornerstone Group to expand its geographic footprint and to strengthen presence in the previous former Eastern Bloc. From its world headquarters in Los Angeles, Cornerstone’s Chairman and CEO, William Guy, stated, “Iwona Szybka’s decision to join Cornerstone International Group will help us all expand our markets to include additional clients in this region.”
Cornerstone International Group is one of the world’s largest Retained Executive Search organizations with approximately 100 independently-owned offices strategically positioned in virtually every major geographic market around the globe.
According to Iwona Szybka, Managing Director of Business Consulting (Cornerstone Poland), “From the early stage of the transformation process in Poland we’ve conducted successfully numerous executive searcher projects. We have worked closely with client organizations from various industries, including real estate, automation, technical equipment, renewable energy, food processing industry, chemical sector, and others, recruiting from the first management position through the middle managerial level to the expert level positions. Being a part of Cornerstone International Group will allow us to expand our business through international networking and let us satisfying clients who expect to be served by the professional worldwide organization.”
Danuta Pancer, Project Manager of Business Consulting/Cornerstone Poland, shared: “Our clients that entered the Polish market with our support appreciated the quality of services provided by us. Our efforts have contributed to the successful set-up of their business on our local market and allowed them to achieve strong and stable position. Our objective is to maintain this image at the market”.
Contact: William Guy, Chairman & CEO
Cornerstone International Group