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Executive Search with a special focus on diversity and inclusion

Better balance means better profitability

Wes recruits the very best candidates for management, executive, and board positions — and we specialize in diversity and inclusion. We always go beyond the traditional networks and offer a modern, innovative, skills based, and professional recruitment process.

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Our public assignments

We are the given partner for those companies that, just like us, value modern leadership and an inclusive corporate culture. We work with clients in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, across a wide range of industries. 

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Diversity is good for business

Wes challenges the traditional recruitment industry. When identifying the leaders of tomorrow, we can't use yesterday's way of working. New knowledge, tools, and methods are needed. Above all, a will to create tangible change is required. Since 2011, we have recruited more than 1,200 leaders through our innovative way of working.

We make a noticeable difference

  • We have recruited more than 1,200 leaders into new senior management and board positions, of which 75% are women and 35% have an international background.
  • With our innovative Executive Search method, we have helped hundreds of companies and organizations improve diversity in their management and boards.
  • We are constantly working to expand our large network of the market's strongest leaders who are ready to make a difference, from both large companies and the growth arena.
  • We have helped over 100 companies recruit their first ever female CEO, CFO or board member.

The composition of the candidate pool matters

Did you know that 80% of all candidates presented by top recruitment agencies today are male and only 20% are female (on average)? With Wes, it’s the opposite.

 

 

 

 

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Diversity in leadership increases profitability

A modern leadership, characterized by greater diversity in management teams and on executive boards creates better business advantages and profitability. Wes specializes in management, executive, and board recruitment with a focus on diversity and inclusion. We know how and where to find the absolute best leaders, a starting point that characterizes all our services and the way we work.

Our clients

Wes works with clients in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. We also work across many different industries. Our clients include established medium to large companies, entrepreneurial companies in the tech and growth arena, but also several investment and venture capital companies. In every recruitment process we have carried out, the goal has been the same — to find the right person for the job.

Our Services

 

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Executive & Management Recruitment

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Board Recruitment

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Interim Recruitment

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Second Opinion

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Lectures & Seminars

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Executive Advisory (Consulting & Coaching)

Wes Insights

Wes report "Leadership in the New Normal" about inclusion and leadership was launched in March 2021. The study shows that the Covid-19 pandemic places new demands on leadership and that organizations characterized by diversity have better conditions for managing crises and adjusting quickly.

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News

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Elise Fahlén joins Circa Group’s Board of Directors

Wes is proud to have supported Circa Group AS in the recruitment of a new Board Member. Elise Fahlén has a strong background and extensive senior management experience in venture capital and private equity investments and is currently an Investment Mana...
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Anna Nordén new HR director at Lunds Kommun

Wes is proud to have supported Lunds kommun / Lund municipality in the recruitment of a new HR director. Anna Nordén has extensive experiences in the HR field, including from a number of key roles in the public sector. Most recently, she served as de...
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This is where it starts, boss!

How did you celebrate International Women’s Day? In Dagens Industri, you could read about the annual survey of gender equality on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, statistics from Wes, and much more. Seminars and discussions were held around the country and...