About TH Bender

TH BENDER is the go-to address for professionally managed 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 retain top-notch executives to establish, grow or exit their investments. We help our clients to successfully implement their business strategy, be it entering the market the first time, build a sales organization, establish engineering and manufacturing operations, evaluate teams or otherwise maximize the value of an investment. We are discreet, efficient, results-oriented and quick.

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What makes us different?

We bridge cultures

We find talent that is 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 $1 billion.

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.

We are not your typical recruiter

We are experts in strategy development and market / channel entry. We organize development experts with an HR bend!

We have international connections

We can connect you with proven partners - globally!

Few "off-limit' Issues

The larger the recruiter the more clients which means fewer companies to recruit from. As a highly focused specialized organization, we have few limitations to look for candidates!

Proprietary Database and proven networks

There are 284,100 often very detailed profiles are in our proprietary database. And we are building networks since 1997!


We love to learn. We are aware that we don't know a lot of things. This is why we research, conduct deep due diligence and always listen to our clients.


Why choose us?

Global DNA
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
Large internal database and proven networks
Fewer"off-limit" restrictions

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?

Recruiting “Country Managers“ (CEO, President, General Manager, etc.)
Recruiting executives
Team build-outs
Provide members of board of directors/advisors
Recruiting Interim-Managers
Support your North-American market entry

Where in the US and Canada do we recruit executives?

1/3 East Coast / Southeast
1/3 Midwest / Central
1/3 West Coast / Southwest

Outside North America - where can we help you?

East Europe, Former Soviet Union
West Europe / EU
Asia, Australia, New Zealand

We can help you to find qualified service providers

Legal / Attorneys
Accountants, CPAs
Tax Advisors
Insurance / Risk Management
Corporate Finance
Cultural Training / Awareness

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