South Africa

About us:

Our History:

Our Managing Partner, Leonie Pentz’ involvement with the AIMS International organisation originates in 2005, when AIMS International first entered the African market. Under current leadership since 2012, AIMS International South Africa has gone from strength to strength, building a local team of seasoned recruitment and talent management professionals who truly understand the South African ethos while benchmarking our international best practice and global knowledge through active participation in global practice teams and regular international conferences. AIMS International South Africa is a 100% South African female owned, Level 4 BBBEE contributor.

Our philosophy: 

We are passionate about our clients and the service we provide. Our number one priority is ensuring our candidates’ personal aspirations and motivations match the opportunity our clients offer. The result is sustainable career success and job satisfaction for candidates and an effective and engaged executive team for our client companies.

We identify the best talent for your job; via pro-active research and market surveys. Our creative ad campaigns and dedicated research teams ensure we reach the correct target market. We have frank conversations with identified individuals, understanding their career motivations and aspirations. We match the right individuals to your environment, culture and role. We are discreet.

You will receive personal and dedicated service from our experts. Allow us to delight you with recruitment and talent management services beyond any you have experienced thus far…

Our services:

AIMS International South Africa specialise in finding and growing talent. Through our international partnerships, we are able to assist South African and International clients with a seamless cross-border executive recruitment service drawing expertise from more than 300 Executive Search Consultants worldwide. Our clients are European, US and Asian investors who retain our services to find a core team of talented executives to manage their investments / operations in the region. We work with business owners to find and grow key high potential talent, locally and, through collaboration with offices in 45 countries, internationally when they need to hand-pick either expats or local talent to head or start-up international operations. We delight in assisting investment shareholding companies recruiting talented management teams to turn their incubation projects into financially rewarding organisations. Our services include: retained executive search, advertised search and selection, multi-country search (in collaboration with other AIMS offices), talent management services such as on-boarding, assessments, executive coaching, leadership development programmes and executive payroll services.

Our team:

The AIMS South Africa recruitment team has expertise in professional, senior and executive management roles across the following industries:

Consumer, Financial Services, Energy, Life Sciences , IT and Telecoms, Automotive

Our Talent Management team offers expertise in assessments, coaching, leadership development, strategy facilitation, HR support and services.

Our SA board service advisor has many years of serving on and chairing of executive boards.

Local offices

AIMS International South Africa

8 Zion Street
Hoog en Droog

Tel: +27 21 0010070
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Leonie Pentz

Leonie Pentz

VP Middle East Africa
Managing Partner
Global Head - Energy
Team Member - Consumer

South Africa

Consumer, Energy

+27 83 632 1380

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Colette Kuhn

Colette Kuhn

Senior Consultant
Team Member - Media & Technology, Talent Management

South Africa

Financial & Professional Services, Media & Technology, Talent Management

+27 83 462 5859

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