Search Empowered

Over the past four decades MERC Partners has brought outstanding leaders and exceptional organisations together through a variety of services.

Executive Search

Influential and dynamic organisations with global reputations have leveraged MERC Partners' executive search skills, often at critical junctures. They choose us for the privileged and confidential access we provide to national, global and diaspora talent.

Board Search

As Ireland’s leading executive search firm for over four decades, MERC Partners has extensive experience of operating in the Boardroom of major organisations in Ireland and bring a transparency, objectivity and independence to the
non-executive director appointment process.

Interim Management

We are Ireland’s leading provider of Interim executive talent. With over 20 years' leadership in this field, we have a long track record of identifying interim talent with proven experience in executing key strategic, operational and transformation initiatives or to plug a short-term leadership gap.

Leadership Consulting

MERC Partners works closely with our clients to enhance their senior executive recruitment, development and engagement decisions, as well as to harness the power of their leaders. We help clients evolve their talent strategies in an increasingly complex and competitive environment.

Search with Excellence

Our experienced Partners, expert research team and rigorous search methodologies consistently deliver results in a changing and dynamic landscape.

Search with Confidence

Working with MERC Partners means uncovering excellence at the highest levels of national, international and diaspora talent.


July 9, 2019

Spencer Stuart Acquires MERC Partners

Chicago and Dublin, 9 July 2019 – Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, today announced that it has acquired MERC Partners, Ireland’s foremost executive search […]
June 14, 2019

The Executive & Board Resourcing Code

A code of conduct for search professionals to adhere to in the placement of diverse talent across senior roles in organisations, with the support of business decision makers. As organisations […]
January 28, 2019

MERC Partners, Sponsors of IBEC Business Leaders Conference 2019

MERC Partners is delighted to once again sponsor the annual Ibec Business Leaders Conference – “A Sustainable Future, Real and Virtual”.  26 February 2019 at The Convention Centre Dublin (The […]
December 19, 2018

The Irish Executive Abroad – Report

For our latest report we’ve spoken to more than 500 Irish professionals working around the world to gauge their desire to come home to work. The Irish Executive Abroad reveals […]