Retained Executive Search

Build high-performing teams that drive company success.

Board and CEO Advisory

Empower boards, guide leaders, and make a strategic impact.

Executive Coaching

Elevate performance, close leadership gaps, achieve results.

Leadership Consulting

Bridge strategy & execution, optimize performance management.

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Welcome to Cornerstone 

Founded in 1989, Cornerstone International Group (CIG) is a leading global provider of retained executive search, board, and leadership consulting services. With 60 offices in 40 countries, CIG helps companies find top-tier leadership talent across a broad spectrum of industries, from startups and mid-sized companies to large corporations. Our expertise spans various sectors including Industrial, Automotive, Consumer, Pharmaceutical, Private Equity, BFSI, Services and Technology. Recognized by Forbes and Hunt Scanlon, CIG is an accredited member of the AESC, ensuring the highest quality standards.

CIG’s India presence has grown significantly since its Mumbai office opened in 2004. Now with offices in 4 key hubs (Gurugram/Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Pune), CIG leverages its global reach and local expertise to empower clients to thrive. A leader in structured recruitment, CIG boasts an impressive record of over 2000 C-Suite and CXO placements, making them a preferred partner for international and Indian firms across all industry segments.

Partner with industry experts and leverage our 19 years of experience!

Your Global Talent Partner Since 1989


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  • World’s Top 20 Executive Search Firms

    Rated by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s top 20 executive search firms. Years 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

  • Top 40 Global Executive Search Groups

    Ranked by Hunt Scanlon as one of the top 40 Global Executive Search Groups in 2018 & 2019,2022.

  • AESC Global Membership

    Global member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), and only the best of the best firms are accepted as AESC members.