2024 Kestria Global Conference in Montreal
Kestria, the world's largest executive search alliance, held its 2024 Global Conference in Montreal, Canada, from 29th to 31st May 2024. Kestria partners used this face-to-face meeting to deepen their relationships, discuss critical global trends and celebrate the alliance's achievements.

This year’s conference theme was ‘Kestria 2025: Spreading Our Wings: Maximizing Impact,’ emphasizing the alliance’s commitment to strategic growth and navigating the evolving global landscape. Attendees engaged in a variety of sessions and workshops, focusing on cross-border opportunities, leadership development and innovative business practices amidst economic and technological shifts.

A C-Suite panel moderated by Paula Shannon, Chief Evangelist at Lilt, discussed borderless business opportunities and growth strategies. The conference highlighted insights from industry leaders such as Frank Sullivan (BrainBox AI), Guillaume Laverdure (Medicom), Saloua Benkhoauya (Fonds de solidarité FTQ), Samira Sakhia (Knight Therapeutics Inc.), and Steve Felder (Past-CEO, ZIM).

On the last day of the conference, Stephan Maighan, an esteemed executive coach and author, delivered a compelling keynote speech. Stephan shared valuable insights on cultivating leadership and talent in executive search. His keynote underscored the importance of resilience, innovation, and a zero-excuse attitude in achieving personal and professional success.

Katerina Meimaroglou
President of the Kestria Executive Board

‘Kestria is rapidly expanding, now serving clients in more than 90 cities around the world. The passion and drive shared by our members, combined with excellence in execution both locally and globally, was evident this year in Montreal. We are proud to introduce new member firms each year, spreading our wings even further to maximize our impact,’ says Katerina Meimaroglou, President of the Kestria Executive Board.

Kestria partners meeting in person created lasting memories for all attendees. This conference powerfully demonstrated the unity and resilience of our Kestria team worldwide.

About Kestria

Kestria is a global professional alliance of executive search firms, united in their commitment to support clients in sourcing and retaining key leadership talent. Our partners are as culturally and geographically diverse as our clients. Located in 40+ countries, 90+ cities on six continents, Kestria has the footprint and agility needed to serve multinationals and SMEs with dedication and a personal touch.

We’ve successfully completed 40,000+ searches for over 4,000 clients, serving everyone from game-changing start-ups to major global players. Ranked as the world's largest retained executive search alliance in terms of geographical coverage, Kestria is Fluent in finding leaders.

Contact information
Stepan Motejzik, Kestria Global Alliance Director 
Email: stepan.motejzik@kestria.com
Phone: + 420 608 102 893

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