About TH Bender

TH BENDER is the go-to address for ambitious organizations seeking extraordinary executives to turn their vision of a successful American corporation into reality.

90% of our mandates are commissioned by international companies!

What we do – in our own words

We identify, evaluate, engage, recruit and help our clients to retain top-notch executives to establish, grow or exit their North American investments. We help our clients to successfully implement their North American strategy, be it entering the market the first time, built a sales organization, establish engineering and manufacturing operations or maximize the value of an investment. We evaluate existing teams, help with succession planning and create complete teams - quickly.

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What makes us different?

We bridge cultures

We find talent who are effective in the US market and simultaneously blend well into the multi-cultural fabric of their employer.

We have a track record

Some of our start-up clients now lead the US market in their sectors, some of them with sales over $1bn.

We are transparent

We share our knowledge, be it compensation information from competitors, market opportunities we identify, or the challenges potential candidates recognize as barriers to business success.

We have a flat organization

We like to conduct searches as a coherent team - even the Managing Partner, supported by a strong team, personally works on your assignment.

We are business-minded

We understand the art of building up US organizations. We are market-entry experts who happen to be in executive search!

We are committed to international clients

90% of our projects are commissioned by international companies or their American subsidiaries.


Why choose us?

Extraordinary commitment to research
Access to the Hidden Talent
We truly engage with our candidates
We lead the process - beyond the initial introduction
Our 12-month performance guarantee

Our expertise

We invite you to experience true partnership

By Location

We work throughout the USA and Canada with a fairly even geographical distribution of assignments

By Industry
  • Industry / Manufacturing / Capital Goods
  • Energy
  • Consumer Goods / Retail / E-tail
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital / Start-ups
  • High- and New Technology, Communication
  • Construction / Building Materials / Building Controls
By Function
  • Board of Directors and Advisory Boards
  • CEO / President / General Manager
  • Sales and Marketing Officers
  • Financial Officers
  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Technology and Engineering Officers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Legal, Intellectual Property, and Licensing

What services do we offer?

CEO Search and Succession
Executive Search
Team Build-Outs
Market-Entry Support

Where in the US and Canada do you recruit executives?


Outside North America - where can we help you?

North America
Eastern Europe, Russia, former Soviet Union countries
Western Europe
Australia, New Zealand, APAC, Middle East

We can help you to find qualified service providers

Corporate Law
Location Consulting

We are connected

West Coast
New York
San Francisco
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