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CEO Worldwide pursues its development and launches a franchise network

Press Release - 03 Jul 2007

CEO Worldwide accelerates its international development and strengthens its local presence and reactivity through an international franchise network

Paris, July 03 2007 - CEO Worldwide, specialised in the temporary and permanent recruitment of international certified top executives, is setting up a franchise network in order to support its growth. Its objective is to bring its customers even more local competence by using relay managers perfectly integrated into the local economic tissue.

CEO Worldwide gives its customers access to a unique database of nearly 5.000 top executive profiles in 149 countries, available for temporary or permanent assignments in less than three weeks. This reactivity results from an innovative IT architecture and a daily updated data base, providing real-time access to all profiles. CEO Worldwide now wants to reinforce its local presence with a franchise network that will offer a proximity interface to both its customers and its candidates.

The franchise program targets entrepreneurs who whish to develop an executive recruitment company specialised in international temporary or permanent assignments. Each franchisee is in charge of a defined territory and contributes to CEO Worldwide's development, identifying new clients and supporting them with their candidate search. CEO Worldwide provides corporate support (training, marketing, advertising,...) and back office support for candidate search and selection as well as administrative, contractual and financial management.

The typical franchisee is a senior manager with a track record in one or several sectors of industry or services in Europe, Asia or North America. He knows the local VCs and Human Resources managers in multinational companies. He speaks fluently English and has a good knowledge of the international working culture. He also has significant experience in recruiting international executive managers through his previous positions.

"To launch a franchise network appears to be the most efficient and fast way to significantly increase our international development. We wish to establish a win - win relationship with our franchisees. Their success will be ours !" says Patrick Mataix, founder of CEO Worldwide.

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CEO Worldwide's solution Management on demand creates a new environment, that enables a flexible and reactive cooperation between companies, share holders and top executives in an international context. CEO Worldwide offers top executive recruitment solutions, holding a pool of 5000 iCEO certified top executives available with a minimum of 15 years of professional experience, covering 149 countries in Europe, Asia and the US. The recruitment process takes about three weeks, the executives can be contracted on a permanent or temporary basis.

Key Differentiators

Professional Matching | CEO Worldwide

Professional matching

a timely professional matching process to identify and present the right international executives with relevant local expertise amongst our interim managers, executives, and executive investors.

Fast Selection | CEO Worldwide

Fast Selection

a unique cross-border reactivity with a first selection of international executives submitted to our clients in less than 10 days through an executive search amongst our executives and interim managers.

Contractual Flexibility | CEO Worldwide

Contractual flexibility

for any executive recruitment, the clients have the flexibility either to sign a few months interim management agreement or to hire directly our certified executives for a permanent position.

Attractive Cost | CEO Worldwide

Competitive fees

100% success fees based on executive recruitment closing. A fixed recruitment fee specific by region and unique for any salary. No retained fees. No exclusivity.

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