The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the global professional association representing excellence in executive search and leadership advisory solutions, announces today the appointment of RAFFAELE JACOVELLI as member of the Europe & Africa Council. Please follow this link for the full press release.

Regional Councils provide AESC with local market insights and commitment to ensuring our association represents the very best in the profession. The Council plays a critical role in combining regional expertise with global innovation on behalf of the association, ensuring clients—no matter where in the world—receive exceptional quality and results when working with an AESC Member.


Hightech Partners is based in Brussels, Belgium and was established in 1985. Hightech Partners is a pan-European executive search and management consulting firm focusing on digital talent. As such, Hightech Partners has played a unique role in helping to shape the European Technology industry and is well positioned to support other industries in digital transformation by connecting companies to transformational, tech savvy leaders. Hightech Partners is a co-founder and shareholder of the ITP Worldwide network, which was established in the United States in 1993 and is active in Asia, Europe and North America.


Raffaele Jacovelli, Managing Director comments: “This appointment witnesses our committment to AESC, which represents the global leaders in talent management. We see this as a recognition of the proactive contribution we endeavor to make to the development of our industry and this ever evolving profession. We believe that Executive Search will undergo a transformation in the near future like any other industry, and we wish to share our experience in the domain of Technology driven innovation with our colleagues, to support the AESC in this journey, while guaranteing the maintenance of the highest standards of quality and professionalism.”


About the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants

AESC is the voice of excellence for the executive search and leadership consulting profession worldwide. Its rigorous Code of Professional Practice guides our members in nearly 1,300 offices in 74 countries and beyond to serve as strategic advisors on behalf of their clients. In turn, AESC members are best positioned to provide companies with a competitive advantage—the ability to find, attract and develop the best talent in the world and ensure that executives are successfully integrated.

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