Mellaart International is an international management consulting and executive search firm that operates on a retained basis, specializing in Turkey, the Middle East, Iran, and Central Asia.
Mellaart International is a member of the IMD International Search Group, a global alliance of top-notch executive search firms, thereby collaborating with leading industry experts in various domestic markets.
The company believes that the identification, recruitment, and retention of exceptional human capital are vital to achieving success in today's competitive business landscape. It recognizes that executives with the right blend of skills, experience, and cultural compatibility play a pivotal role in guiding companies through rapid growth and dynamic changes.
With a focus on delivering exceptional executive search and management consulting services, Mellaart International leverages its extensive expertise and network to help companies secure top-tier talent, enhance their leadership capabilities, and foster sustainable growth in an ever-evolving business environment.
Mellaart International has a rich history in the field of management consulting and executive search. Alan C. Mellaart, the firm's managing partner, has been involved in the industry since 1993, initially working with Egon Zehnder International and later becoming a partner at K Partners, an associate of Korn Ferry. In September 2004, he founded Mellaart International with the aim of becoming the "best in class" executive search firm primarily focusing on Turkey but also serving the Middle East, Iran, Pakistan, Egypt, and North Africa.
Alan Mellaart brings a wealth of experience to the firm, with 15 years of business expertise gained through various roles in companies such as Spinneys (1948) Ltd., The Wellcome Foundation, and Tetra Pak. His joint honors BA degree in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Durham University and participation in the Advanced Executive Program at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management further contribute to his knowledge and understanding of the industry.
Mellaart International operates on a retained basis, providing international management consulting and executive search services. The firm's core belief is that the identification, recruitment, and retention of human capital are crucial factors for success in a competitive marketplace. They recognize the importance of executives who possess the right mix of skills, experience, and cultural compatibility, especially in a rapidly changing and growing business environment. By focusing on human capital as the key added value, Mellaart International aims to make a significant difference to the performance and growth of their clients' businesses.
Additionally, Mellaart International is a member of the IMD International Search Group, a global affiliation of first-class executive search firms that are leaders in their respective domestic markets. This membership provides the firm with access to a vast network of industry professionals and resources, strengthening their capabilities in serving multinational clients and conducting executive searches across borders.
In 2007, Mellaart International achieved another milestone by being accepted into membership by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). This recognition reflects the firm's commitment to the highest professional standards in retained executive search consulting. The AESC serves as a worldwide professional association for the industry, promoting excellence, enhancing public understanding of the executive search process, and advocating for the interests of its member firms.
With its expertise in sectors such as FMCG, life sciences, insurance, financial services, retail, and construction, Mellaart International has successfully served clients in Turkey, the Middle East, Iran, and Central Asia. Their dedication to providing exceptional service and their affiliation with industry-leading organizations solidify their position as a trusted and influential player in the field of management consulting and executive search.
The mission of Mellaart International is to provide exceptional executive search and management consulting services to clients operating in Turkey, the Middle East, Iran, and Central Asia. The company is dedicated to identifying and attracting top-tier talent that possesses the right combination of skills, experience, and cultural compatibility to drive our clients' success in a competitive marketplace.
Its mission is rooted in the belief that human capital is the key to achieving excellence and sustainable growth in organizations. It aims to assist its clients in building high-performing leadership teams that can navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing business landscape.
Mellaart International tailors its solutions to deliver the right executive talent that aligns with the organizational culture, strategic goals of the clients, and industry demands.
Mellaart International aspires to be the go-to partner for organizations seeking top executive talent and strategic guidance, known for its excellence, expertise, and deep understanding of the regional business landscape.
Mellaart International envisions itself as catalyst for transformative change, empowering organizations to thrive in a dynamic and competitive environment.
Alan Mellaart (Managing Director)
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Mellaart International offers a comprehensive range of products and services designed to meet the executive search and management consulting needs of organizations operating in Turkey, the Middle East, Iran, and Central Asia.
Its core service is executive search, where we partner with our clients to identify, attract, and recruit top-tier executive talent. Leveraging its extensive network, industry expertise, and rigorous assessment methodologies, Mellaart International ensures that its clients have access to the best candidates who possess the right mix of skills, experience, and cultural fit to drive their organizations forward.
In addition to executive search, it also provides management consulting services that enable organizations to enhance their strategic capabilities, improve operational efficiency, and achieve sustainable growth. Its team of experienced consultants works closely with clients to understand their unique challenges and develop tailored solutions, including organizational design, leadership development, succession planning, and talent management strategies.
Mellaart International also offers market intelligence and research services, providing valuable insights into industry trends, competitive landscapes, and talent market dynamics. It helps its clients make informed decisions by delivering comprehensive market analyses, competitor assessments, and talent mapping reports.
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