Amrop Woodburn Mann is a leading Executive Talent Management Consultancy in Southern Africa and has been in operation since 1982. We are the longest operating executive search business across sub-Saharan Africa and support the largest and most qualified research capability in the region.

Woodburn Mann has been operating in South Africa for over thirty-seven years and is today, as Amrop Woodburn Mann, recognised as one of the leading retained Executive Search consultancies in the region. The business has a highly effective research capability to identify the best talent in particular business and market sectors as well as the respect to be able to interact with business leaders while maintaining absolute confidentiality and discretion.

Our experience ranges from dealing with the most prominent South African businesses, as well as government parastatal operations, multi-national subsidiaries and entrepreneurial ventures.

We are confident that with our extensive experience we will provide our clients with top candidates across all industry disciplines. Our objective is to further develop long term relationships and continue to assist with talent management.

Woodburn Mann (Pty) Limited, a retained Talent Management Consultancy, was established in 1982 as a joint venture with Whitehead Mann of London. In June 2009, Whitehead Mann became part of Korn/Ferry International. Woodburn Mann formed an alliance with Korn/Ferry International in September 2009. This alliance was effective for Executive Search and Leadership Development services until September 2016. 

Consulting Services include Executive Recruitment, Evaluation and Development.

Territories serviced from Johannesburg include the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region countries and the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the Indian Ocean Islands.

Amrop Woodburn Mann has the largest team of graduate Research Consultants of any search firm on the African continent.