A selection of news and events from MERC Partners

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 […]
December 14, 2018

MERC Partners – Team Announcements

MERC Partners is Ireland’s premier executive search and leadership advisory firm.  With a track-record established over four decades, we work closely with CEOs and Boards to identify executive and non-executive […]
April 23, 2018

MERC Partners Bursary Awarded to Roisin M. Downey

John Glenny presents the MERC Partners Bursary to Roisin M. Downey for attaining the highest GPA in the MSc in Human Resource Management at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
July 20, 2017

The Hallmarks of Good Leadership – John Glenny in The Irish Times

John Glenny of MERC Partners talks to Barry McCall about the qualities great leaders bring to successful organisations. Download the Article (PDF 88KB)
July 7, 2017

THE GLOSS ‘Making it Happen’ July Edition with Managing Partner, Ruth Curran

Ruth Curran, Managing Partner of MERC Partners, featured in this month’s issue of THE GLOSS Magazine’s “Making it Happen”. The piece focused on the recent THE GLOSS “The Art Of […]
May 4, 2017

MERC Partners Annual Leadership Survey – Executive Expectations 2017

For the sixth year running MERC Partners in consultation with Amárach compiled a survey that focused on Executive Expectations for 2017. The findings of which build on the foundations of […]
March 24, 2017

Video highlights from the Ibec Business Leaders Conference 2017 sponsored by MERC Partners

Key speakers and delegates including MERC Partners – Managing Partner, Ruth Curran share a synopsis of their personal highlights from an interesting, informative and inspiring Ibec Business Leaders Conference 2017. […]
January 12, 2017

MERC Partners teams with the British Irish Chamber of Commerce for Greater Dublin’s Greater Than Ever (#GDGTE) Initiative

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Brendan Carr launched his Greater Dublin’s Greater Than Ever #GDGTE initiative on Wednesday 11 January in the Oak Room of Dublin’s Mansion House. Minister for […]
December 16, 2016

MERC Partners is pleased to announce new Partner, Conor McClafferty

MERC Partners, Ireland’s leading executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Conor McClafferty has joined the team as a Partner, focusing on senior executive and board level searches. Conor […]
May 11, 2016

VIDEO highlights: Ibec, 2016 CEO Conference – “Bold Ambitions”. Conference sponsored by MERC Partners

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April 20, 2016

MERC Partners Annual Leadership Survey – Executive Expectations 2016

May 16, 2013

MERC Partners Leadership Breakfast Series with Prof. Ian Robertson

‘The Winner Effect’ MERC Partners held its fourth Leadership Breakfast Seminar in The Four Seasons Hotel, bringing together over ninety business professionals with an interest in leadership for a morning […]
February 19, 2014

MERC Partners Annual Leadership Survey – Executive Expectations 2013

December 2013 – MERC Partners has again commissioned Amárach Research to undertake a comprehensive research study amongst the senior executive community in Ireland – a study that MERC Partners undertakes […]
February 20, 2014

MERC Partners Annual Leadership Survey – Executive Expectations 2012

In 2012 MERC Partners commissioned Amárach Research to undertake a comprehensive research study amongst the senior executive community in Ireland – this was the inaugural version of a study that […]
February 20, 2014

Staffing the Energy Industry

A survey on current and future skills needs Bill Hennessy, Partner (MERC Partners) recently completed an industry wide survey on ‘Current & Future Skills Needs’ relating to staffing within the Energy sector. Having surveyed […]