News from AIMS International: CEO’s and Headhunters to converge in Copenhagen

Soon, Headhunters from the EMEA region will come to Copenhagen, when Flensby & Partners A/S hosts AIMS International’s EMEA meeting in Copenhagen on 2–4 December 2010. Joining them are CEO’s from regional corporations who are concerned with the challenges of competing globally. Keynote speakers include His Excellency Mr. Hangscheng, Chinese Ambassador to Denmark and Secretary General Tom Jensen, from the Danish Chinese Business Forum.
Growing demand for international recruitment
The overall focus at the EMEA meeting is to improve the possibilities for recruting across borders. Companies have a growing demand for executives with international perspectives and are challenged to increase geographic diversity amongst their respective Boards of Directors. In that connection, a wide range of leaders from he largest companies will participate in workshops with the Headhunters from AIMS International.
Flensby & Partners A/S will furthermore host a client event on Thursday, 2 December 4pm to 6.30pm, where the theme is “Is your company facing the Chinese competitive pressure?” At this event, the Chinese ambassador in Denmark, His Excellency Mr. Hangscheng, will present China in a 10-year perspective and describe which implications this will have on the rest of the world. Furthermore, Secretary General Tom Jensen, from Danish Chinese Business Forum, will present the Chinese economy in an international perspective and describe the business possibilities in China.
AIMS International is one of the world’s leading executive search organisations with over 90 offices in 50 countries on 6 continents. The organisation consists of owner-managed, top-tier executive search companies that all follow the same, proven methodologies and processes.
The Danish partner, AIMS International – Denmark, is comprised of Flensby & Partners A/S, located in both Aarhus and Copenhagen. This organisation is led by Per Kaalby, Senior Partner in Flensby & Partners A/S, and Member of the AIMS International Executive Board.  Regarding meeting cross-border recruitment challenges Kaalby says:”Since we became a member of AIMS International, we have had an incredibly positive response from our clients, who operate internationally.  We have already provided multiple solutions for our clients abroad, and, we have managed recruitment in Denmark for our international AIMS partners. It is a huge advantage for us to be able to follow our clients all over the world, through a highly competent and efficient organisation. Rasmus Grønning Hansen, Partner in Flensby & Partners Strategy Consulting, will then account for his perspective on how Chinese growth can be used to develop differentiated business strategies. Finally, AIMS International’s President, Rolf Heeb, will sum up specific opportunities that Chinese growth offers European companies.