Ad Capita Executive
Search is a retained executive search firm assisting leading
companies operating in Portugal with the recruitment and retention
of outstanding executive talent.
We were founded in 2001 and have enjoyed
growth in revenues every year since then. Our headquarters are in
Lisbon and we have an office in Madrid but we are also present in
more than 70 cities worldwide through our international executive
search network, INAC.
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We understand the dynamics of today's fast-paced, competitive business
environment and speak your business language. We are a medium sized
firm by design, which ensures that every one of our clients receives
personalized, dedicated service from an Ad Capita Partner who will
take time to understand the drivers of your business and what it
is that you really need from us. We work in a wide range of sectors:
from oil & gas to renewable energy, from banking to insurance,
from pharmaceuticals to healthcare, from retail clothing to automotive
distribution, from tourism to outsourcing.
Over 80% of our clients are international
companies, ranging from global Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized
regional operations. Our clients like to come back to us again and
again and to recommend us to others. Over the last five years 63%
of our assignments have come from repeat business and client or
Of course, clients are critical to all businesses but we also pay
special attention to candidates, because they are our investment
and your potential talent. Candidates presented to you will have
spent several hours with us, in interviews, testing and even presenting
case studies. All candidates, successful or not, are given feedback.
We are proud that some of our strongest advocates are candidates
who have not been selected but who appreciate the care and attention
they received from Ad Capita.
We are constantly innovating to find ways of meeting our clients'
ever changing needs. We have thus created special techniques and
- Full team recruitment - recruiting
a complete business unit, from Boardroom to Reception in a fully
integrated, systematic and transparent process.
- Global recruitment - recruiting
top managers from all over the world, finding the most talented
managers wherever they are, not just where we are or even where
you happen to be.
- Executive pipeline - identifying,
mapping and nurturing the talent that you will need in the future,
even before you have the headcount authorisation.
We complement our core executive search business
with strategic consulting services, coaching senior executives,
providing board level HR advisory, succession plans and carrying
out team audit reports.
section of this website for more information about the range of
It is important for us to renew continually our understanding of
our business and our clients' markets. We regularly carry out high
level management culture surveys in Portugal and around the world,
do academic research and write keynote articles in business newspapers
See the section for downloadable articles and reports.