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THE ELITISTS - INNOVATIVE RETAINED EXECUTIVE SEARCH - AN INTRODUCTION


     Across the United States, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong & India, an estimated, over 15000 executive search firms exist. From a search focus perspective, while The Elitists is positioned amongst the Top 1% of the best in class retained executive search firms, our business model is radically different & currently unique.

Operating at the highest end of the strategic talent acquisition consulting value chain, The Elitists, an IIM Alumni venture started over a decade ago, (IIM’s are India’s equivalent of the Ivy League Institutions) is an ultra exclusive, select client & executive talent focussed, relationships, metrics & results driven, pure play, super specialist, strategic business outcome/growth accelerator, providing world class organizations open to innovative approaches in executive talent acquisition & exceptional, consistent Top quartile performance track record demonstrated, proven Executive Talent open to exploring exceptional career opportunities, unique benefits.

Harmoniously blending an extensive, hard to access, proprietary, strategic talent analytics platform & a superior consulting delivery approach with a stringently sifted, Executive Talent relationship network of several thousand executives (15+ nationalities, 30+ industries,primarily spread across USA, UK, India, Singapore & HK) built over several years, The Elitists helps its clients accelerate accomplishing explicit strategic business outcomes/growth & executive candidates accelerate their velocity (Speed & Direction) of success.

Partnering across The Americas, UK & Asia in a high touch, high impact, insights directed, outcome based model, delivered through its offices in New York & Chennai, the exceptional, relationship network of The Elitists primarily comprises senior, accomplished business leaders at the following levels :- (Annual Gross Compensation(AGC) including On Target Earnings (OTE) in US Dollars($)) :-

Management Level

Typical AGC
(US Dollars ($)) p.a

Typical Titles


 Senior Management -Level 1 

 $300K-$600K 

  Directors (Not a Board member), General Managers, VP 's,SVP's Partners etc 


 Senior Management -Level 2 

 $600K-$1MM 


 Executive Leadership-Level 1 

 $1MM - $2.5 MM 

 SVP,EVP,GVP, Managing Directors, Senior Partners etc 


 Executive Leadership-Level 2 

 $2.5MM - $5 MM 

 President,COO,CIO, CFO,CHRO,CTO,CRO, Senior MD's, Managing Partner etc 


 Executive Board-Level 1 

 $5MM - $10 MM 


 Chairman, Vice Chairman, CEO, Group Executive Officers etc 


 Executive Board-Level 2 

 >>$10 MM 


Our consulting focus primarily targets partnering select clients, across select industries & geographies, seeking results driven expert counsel in addressing executive talent acquisition challenges at the Senior Management, Executive Leadership & Executive Board levels, for positions offering a Minimum Annual Gross Compensation of $300K p.a. (Across all our focus geographies.)

If you are a prospective client executive interested in exploring / retaining our counsel, kindly click here.

If you are a Senior Executive who matches our expectations but are not yet in our relationship network, we invite you to connect with us after reviewing this site in detail.

If you are a potential colleague exploring career opportunities with The Elitists,kindly click here.