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Amrop Reinforces Global Footprint With New Partner Firm in Australia

The Australian regional entity of Executive Search firm Carmichael Fisher Australia has joined Amrop’s global partnership.The addition of Carmichael Fisher’s Australia business adds significant national presence for Amrop in Australia and strengthens the group’s capabilities across the Asia Pacific region. The European and US entities of Carmichael Fisher will remain independent.

Established by Michael Markiewicz in 2002, the organization’s Australia business is led today by Jamal Khan as Managing Partner.

Carmichael Fisher Australia is a privately owned firm, with offices in Sydney and Melbourne and a team of 13 Partners and 14 professional staff. The firm will operate as Amrop Carmichael Fisher.

As one of the premier independent Executive Search firms in Australia, the organization enjoys a strong reputation among clients and candidates for its commitment to professionalism and partnership, delivering world class, research-driven Executive Search and Leadership services, with deep experience across a number of sectors and functional areas. The firm also offers services in:

  • Leadership Assessment and Talent Benchmarking
  • Board Services
  • Market Mapping and Competitor Intelligence
  • Transition Management and Executive Coaching

“Executive Search markets are witnessing increasing globalization and mobility amongst Executives and we are excited about the opportunities that joining forces in Australia with the Amrop Partnership brings” says Jamal Khan. “Being part of a truly global group that is very much aligned to our culture and values will significantly enhance our offering and strengthen capability across Executive Search, Leadership Advisory and Board Services” he adds.

Amrop Carmichael Fisher's focus is on Senior Management, Executive and Board positions in Consumer & Retail, Education, Energy & Infrastructure, Financial Services, Government/Public Sector, Health & Life Sciences, Industrial, Professional Services, and Technology, Media & Digital.

“This addition significantly strengthens our capabilities across the Asia Pacific region,” says José Leyún, CEO of the Amrop Partnership. “As Executive Chairman, Michael Markiewicz has a successful track record of more than 30 years in the executive recruitment industry and a true international mindset. Jamal’s leadership is a reflection of the company’s forward-looking succession planning and a commitment to continued growth. Amrop’s unique structure and approach was seen as bringing particularly high value to an independent and entrepreneurial firm, with a culture and values that match seamlessly with their own. We are confident of a long and fruitful partnership with Amrop Carmichael Fisher.”

The addition of Amrop Carmichael Fisher brings Amrop’s Asia Pacific footprint to 9 offices in Australia, China, Philippines, Singapore and South Korea.

About Amrop

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. Established in 1977, Amrop operates in Asia, EMEA and the Americas through 75 offices in 48 countries and is one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships.

About Amrop Carmichael Fisher

Amrop Carmichael Fisher is a multi-disciplined Executive Recruitment and Assessment firm in Australia, providing talent solutions across a range of industries and sectors. With market-leading depth and breadth, supported by a large in-house research function, we confidently partner with organisations to identify, hire and assess the highest quality leadership talent around the world.