Amrop Announces New Global CEO

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Amrop Announces New Global CEO

The Amrop Partnership welcomes Mr. José Ignacio Leyún, appointed to the role of global CEO and Member of the Executive Board of the Amrop Partnership SCRL.

A Partner of Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Spain and Head of Amrop's global Leadership Assessment Practice, Mr. Leyún has a track record of exemplary professional service, as trusted advisor to the Boards of a range of international clients.

“I am delighted to be entrusted with this global role," said Mr. Leyún. "The executive search and human capital consulting market is entering a new phase in its life cycle, and Amrop’s future looks very promising, in particular as we further develop our broader Leadership Services offering. I am excited about what’s next for Amrop, and honored to be able to contribute in this role to the advancement of our connected, forward looking and agile global organization.”

Mr. Leyún succeeds Ulrich Dade, who has been Chairman of Amrop since 2009. The Amrop Partnership would like to convey its appreciation to Mr. Dade for his consistent leadership and integrity, and significant contributions to the sustainable growth and evolution of the organization. Mr. Dade remains with the Amrop Partnership in the role of Chairman of the Advisory Board.

Mr. Leyún began his professional career in the banking sector. His last position in banking was as Managing Director of the international network of Argentaria (USA, Latin America, Europe and Asia) with headquarters in New York. After his experience in banking, he held Managing Director and General Manager roles in consumer food and food service organizations. He became a Partner at Amrop Seeliger y Conde in 2001.

Mr. Leyún holds a Bachelor of Science in Law and Economics from ICADE as well as a degree in Management Development from IESE. He is ACC-certified in Executive and Group Coaching by the ICF (International Coaching Federation), and has attended the Amrop/IMD Trusted Advisor program at IMD in Switzerland.

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Amrop advises the world's most dynamic, agile organizations on identifying and positioning Leaders For What's Next - adept at working across borders, in markets around the world. With 84 offices in 58 countries, Amrop is one of the world's largest retained executive search partnerships.