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We search and find the most talented Top Managers

Founded in 2003, Carter & Benson Executive Search is the division of Carter & Benson active in the search and selection of the most talented Top Managers present on the national and international market.

Carter & Benson Executive Search carries out direct search activity identifying, selecting and successfully recruit professional resources for the Top Management of corporate organizations.

We are able to successfully achieve customized search projects for each Client in short times thanks to the ad hoc creation of specialized teams, the flexibility of our solutions and a perfect expertise of the organizational analysis and search and selection methodology.

Our passion for challenges, the solid partnership we create with our Clients and the attention we regularly dedicate to candidates throughout the whole selection process are the main hallmarks of our professional activity and major assets of our competitiveness.

Thanks to the partnership with IMD International Search Group, Carter & Benson Executive Search is able to satisfy successfully the manifold requests of Top Managers searches made by international companies providing an instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy.

Sales & Marketing, Digital 34%
Staff (HR, Finance, Supply Chain, IT) 26%
General Management & Board 22%
Operation e R&D 18%

Our values

Carter & Benson Executive Search bases its working activity on the respect of solid values such as confidentiality, integrity, equal opportunities and transparency, a part from exclusivity, high quality standards and focus on Clients.

Steady and direct interactions with the Client company and candidates for regular updates on the search progress together with rapid intervention times animate successfully the daily activity of Carter & Benson Executive Search team.


The intervention methodology of Carter & Benson Executive Search bases exclusively on direct search that requires an overall vision of the market, deep competences and rigorous ethics.

During the first phase of analysis and study of the position searched, we deepen the cultural and organizational knowledge of the Client company, the role to be covered and qualifications that the potential manager must have. We proceed outlining the profile in close collaboration with our Client through regular meetings aimed to gather any possible real time update or change in the search project.

In a second phase, our Research Office proceeds with mapping the market and screening the target companies operating in the sector in order to identify the talented professionals whose skills are in line with the Client company requirements.

The third phase includes a direct approach with potential managers through a series of deepen and detailed interviews which allows us to verify the professional and personal matching of the candidate with the role searched.

For each manager presented, we prepare a confidential Personal Report that includes a detailed description of his/her working experiences and an evaluation from a personal and professional point of view. The short-listed candidates will be subject to a deepen assessment by our internal certified consultants. Carter & Benson Executive Search is committed to verifying, through legally obtained and recognized sources, the professional and personal references of the managers presented in the final phase.

The process concludes with the presentation of the short-listed managers to our Client generally in a 4 working weeks period.

Carter & Benson Executive Search supports and assists the Client company in the final and follow-up phase verifying that the hiring project of the new candidate is really successful, keeping the dialogue and confrontation with the Client company and the chosen manager in the medium/long term as well.


The Consultants and Partners of Carter & Benson Executive Search operate according to industry specialization in the following areas: Consumer & Retail, Education, Government, Not-For-Profit, Financial Services, Industrial, Life Sciences, Technology.

Carter & Benson Executive Search can count on the highest expertise of its 5 Partners and a skilled  team of Consultants to successfully conclude executive searches in short times.