Global executive search and leadership consulting

We focus on the chemical value chain, life sciences and food & drink sectors. We are a relationship-based, results-driven, fully digital business. We give you access to the finest executives worldwide.

We provide sound advice founded on candid, trust-based relationships that are focused on your success. Our seasoned consultants understand the realities of executive life and what it takes to lead.

A personal approach to attracting talent

1,200. That’s how many executives placed by Borderless are contributing to the success of our clients. And while we are proud of these executives and the positions they have attained in their industries, we always ask ourselves what more can we do to boost the lives of the several thousands of people touched by our conversations each year?

We believe that answers will be found when you permit us to take the time to get to know each other, your business and personal aspirations. Diverse perspectives and experiences in our earlier lives as international executives in your sector will certainly ease the exchange, open doors and speed success.

 

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Sector Expertise

Clients across the entire chemical value chain know they can rely on our executive search expertise and industry know-how.

From start-ups to established corporations, we assist clients across the life sciences sector to attract forward-looking leaders.

Makers of vegan snacks, high protein foods and the world’s favourite beer, look to us to find leaders in tune with consumer trends.

Executives

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Tell us more about yourself, your career and your aspirations.

We truly think and act in a borderless way.
We care about your career and your business. No border can stop us from finding the perfect match or solution.

Barbara
Smet


Consultant
Executive Search

My ambition is to constantly make a difference to companies and organisations and thereby contribute to the progress of a sustainable, diverse society. Making that difference is my passion and livi...

Aisha
Jallow


Consultant
Executive Search

I am passionate about Life Sciences and understanding how large organizations function. I have close to 10 years’ experience as a consultant advising both publ...

Bisimwa
Kaite


Consultant
Executive Search

I combine almost 10 years of experience in executive search for the Life Sciences sector across multiple geographies. Exposure to the sector and its decision-makers has been instrumental in buildin...

Els
De Cremer


Founding partner
and managing director

People are the cornerstones on which competitive advantage is built. Strategy and market realities can provide direction and context, but in my personal experience ultimately it’s people that mak...

Simone
Rizzi


Finance Administrator

I am an experienced HR professional and have worked for a diverse range of industrial companies in a variety of corporate environments in Brazil. Since the beginning of ...

Helen
Fink


Office Administrator

I joined Borderless in 2011, fresh from gaining work experience in the insurance industry in Canada.

Prior to that, I completed my studies in Germanic Lang...

Karen
Lecoutre


Consultant
Executive Search

I am fascinated why people embark on fresh adventures and how and why organizations aspire to contribute to the world. I guide executives and companies in turning their dreams to reality and transf...

Linda
Stone


Partner
Executive Search

I bring to Borderless a rich mix of legal, employment and nonprofit experience, a passion for people and commitment to service. With close to 20 years of experience in employment-based immigration ...

Rosalie
Harrison


Partner
Executive Search

I bring cross-functional sophistication, collaborative problem solving and the heart of a matchmaker to every engagement.    As a leader of the Life Sciences practice – and as a former pha...

Taunya
Renson-Martin


Leadership Advisor

For the past 20 years, I have been advising global companies on communications and marketing strategies. As a Borderless Leadership Advisor, I help corporate leadership teams define and execute str...

Dominique
Côté


Leadership Advisor

I am passionate about identifying leaders to build customer-centric organizations and high-performance teams. I have always enjoyed working across cultures and how health science innovation can tra...

Andrew
Kris


Founding Partner
Leadership Advisor

People describe me as a “seasoned consultant and business leader”. They mean I have enough experience to place business issues in context, to challenge...

Agnieszka
Ogonowska


Partner
Executive Search

I believe that truly understanding one’s motivation is crucial to achieving professional satisfaction. My clients range from global corporations, through mid...

Brian
Hughes


Partner
Executive Search

Providing uncompromising service and expertise to our clients is what motivates me and incidentally, what also forms a cornerstone of our Borderless culture. With a background in HR across the corp...

Sector News

November 27, 2022

ICIG to acquire MSSA from Nippon Soda

Chemical Value Chain

International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG) has entered exclusive negotiations with Nippon Soda and made what it said is a “firm and binding offer” to acquire the Japanese group’s offshoot Métaux Spéciaux (MSSA), a sodium metal specialist.

November 27, 2022

DSM-Firmenich nutrition and beauty mega-merger edges closer as companies announce Exchange Offer

Life sciences

The new company will have four complementary businesses: Perfumery & Beauty, Food & Beverage/Taste & Beyond, Health, Nutrition & Care and Animal Nutrition & Health, each with strong market positions and expertise to address emerging consumer trends. The businesses will also prioritize environmental sustainability, health and well-being.

November 27, 2022

Cargill to appoint Brian Sikes as president and CEO

Food & Drink

Cargill will appoint Brian Sikes as its president and chief executive officer on 1 January 2023. The soon-to-be CEO, currently holding the chief operating officer title, has worked at Cargill for 31 years. Dave MacLennan, who has served as Cargill’s CEO since 2013, will assume the role of executive chair of the company’s board of directors.

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Boost Organisational Vitality to positively impact revenue, productivity and innovation

Borderless ResearchSM released the results of its Benchmark Study on Organisational Vitality. Insights from 400 global executives across a range of industries highlight new opportunities to enhance organisational performance.