Named one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters” by Business Week, Chadick Ellig is a premier retained executive search firm based in New York City. Celebrating over 35 years, our mission has always been to build relationships for the long term success of our clients. Chadick Ellig is retained for positions from Board Directors and CEO/President to line management and functional roles. Clients range in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-cap and private equity-backed companies.


Chadick Ellig is the only New York member firm of IIC Partners, a top ten worldwide executive search organization. 


Chadick Ellig is proud to be a source of quality female executive talent for The White House. Our most recent recommendation resulted in President Obama’s nomination of Leslie Bains as Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation. >

Susan Chadick has been elected to the board of IIC Partners to help bring strategic thinking, innovative ideas and valuable experience to the organization. >



time4 Ways to Get Women on Boards: Gender diversity on boards is highly correlated with stronger company financial performance. Boards with more balanced gender representation have an improved shareholder value, good corporate governance, better decision-making and a more positive corporate image. Janice Ellig discusses how executives must address gender disparity in the boardroom. > The Female Tipping Point In The Boardroom, Studies show that leadership qualities women bring to the table are in great demand, so why such a disparate proportion? Janice Ellig provides tips on how women can enter the Boardroom. >

Huffington Post: The Case for “Breaking Into Boardrooms:” A Call for Gender Parity on S&P 500 Boards by 2025. More women on boards is not the nice thing to do - it is the right thing to do. Janice Ellig states, “given the need to refresh boards and competitive landscape globally, and with female talent and rich pipeline available but untapped, we can’t afford to ignore half our population." > Do Women in the Boardroom Help Bottom Lines? Watch Janice Ellig discuss the importance of diversity in the boardroom at The Women’s Forum of New York’s symposium “Why Good Governance Needs Great Women.”

Watch Janice Ellig on CNBC’s “The Strategy Session” discuss board director recruitment.

Janice Ellig is Chair of the Women’s Forum of New York Corporate Board Initiative. The third biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions, November 19, 2015, honors companies leading the way to gender balance on corporate boards. >

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