9th July 2013 – Madrid, Spain Starting on July 1st, AIMS-Spain – resulting from the merger of EuroGalenus and Stemper – has become the partner for Spain of AIMS International, one of the top ten executive search groups worldwide.

Carlos F. Ordás, founder of Stemper in 1979 and a reference in the executive selection arena for the last 30 years, stated, ‘Ever since we started, we’ve followed the guideline that rigour and top professionalism are key when rendering services which imply a high added value, such as executive recruitment’. For this 30+ year period, Stemper has continuously evolved to get adapted to the changing environment of its clients, succeeding in more than 4,500 search processes and helping more than 900 clients.

Alejandro González is a partner at Stemper since 2006, after having worked for over 20 years at PA International and Tea Cegos. He has succeeded in searching a vast amount of executives and highly qualified professionals. Alejandro has underlined that ‘our alliance will make our clients available the services of an experienced team in a wider scope of sectors, with a real global reach.

Similarly, Luis Truchado, founder of EuroGalenus Executive Search in 1992 and a doyen of the headhunters specialized in Health and Science was very excited because ‘the merging of our companies does not overlap our activities, but strengthen them, and will allow a wider range for Spanish corporations working abroad’. Luis is also an active member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants AESC, where a previous audit of methods is required in order to be admitted. In Spain there are 18 members.

AIMS International was founded in 1993 by a group of partners, including Carlos F. Ordás, and it has grown to a dimension of more than 90 offices in +50 countries, resulting in one of the executive search organizations with a large coverage in all continents. Generalist by nature, it has developed an ambitious program of preferred supplier agreements for corporate clients in the practice groups of Automotive, Industry, FMCG, Health, Energy, IT and Financial.


With this merger, AIMS-Spain acquires an accumulated experience of more than 50 years, and enriches its human capital aiming to offer a better and more complete service to clients. Both founders claimed that ‘the enthusiasm we’ve applied to this process encourages us to continue working with the same dedication and professional quality as we always deliver to our clients and also our candidates.

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About AIMS International
Incorporated in Vienna, Austria in 1992, AIMS International is an international executive search organization of independently owned and managed executive search firms who work collaboratively to execute executive search assignment for global clients around the world. AIMS International is represented by over 350 consultants in more than 90 offices in over 50 countries throughout all continents. It was ranked the largest executive search partnership in the world by Search-Consult Magazine.

About EuroGalenus
EuroGalenus is an international executive search company with over 20 years’ experience in the successful search and selection of directors, board members, senior managers for large corporations, start-ups, family-owned companies, in cases of succession, turnaround, etc. Member of AESC since 1994.

About Stemper
Stemper was founded in 1979 as a consulting firm focused on executive search and selection and human potential assessment. When the company cofounded AIMS International, it became internationalized and gained the global reach needed by clients together with its deep knowledge of the local market.