The Jacobson Group - the U.S.-based provider of talent to the insurance
industry - and ejsSearch - the London-based insurance executive search
firm specializing in assignments in the London, broader European and
international markets - jointly announce a worldwide merger. This union
creates the leading international search and staffing firm exclusively
serving the insurance industry.
"As the industry becomes more global in nature, there is an overwhelming
demand for a single solution to insurance talent regardless of
geographic location," said Gregory "Greg" P. Jacobson, co-chief
executive officer of The Jacobson Group. "This merger delivers a
much-needed integrated one-team approach to client relationships for
insurance search cross-border."
The Jacobson Group and ejs have been successfully collaborating since
2008. "This is a merger of networks and expertise," said Barbara
Schönhofer, chief executive of ejs. "Our companies' cultures, approach
and commitment to client service are well-aligned, which will afford a
Schönhofer will join The Jacobson Group's executive management team as
senior vice president and chief executive officer, global executive
search. The merged companies will operate under The Jacobson Group brand
with Greg Jacobson and Richard L. Jacobson continuing to serve as its
co-chief executive officers.
"With Barbara's expertise, relationships and leadership, we have the
ability to offer our clients unparalleled access to global executive
search expertise," said Greg Jacobson.
The Jacobson Group's entire executive search leadership team, including
Margaret Resce Milkint and Kirk A. Goeldner welcome Schönhofer and her
The merger is expected to close during the seond quarter of 2013.
About The Jacobson Group:
The Jacobson Group is the leading provider of insurance talent to the
United States. For 40 years, Jacobson has been connecting insurance
organizations with professionals from the board room to the back room on
both a permanent and temporary basis. The firm offers a variety of
solutions including executive
matter experts, and onsite
and work-at-home operations support. Regardless of the need or
situation, Jacobson is the insurance talent solution. Further
information is available at www.jacobsononline.com.
Based in the City of London, ejsSearch is a well-established talent
management consulting firm specializing in strategic executive search
for clients in the insurance industry in the UK, Europe and
internationally. High energy, independent and international, the ejs
team is expert in cross-border search with connections founded in the
global insurance and reinsurance markets. Success in finding the right
candidates is based on extensive knowledge of the key players, market
savvy and exceptional networks and focus on the importance of cultural
fit. Further information is available at www.ejssearch.com
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