Partners in Talent Management and Employer Brand Positioning.

DeVelde International is a leading specialist executive search and organisational development consultancy. We are compelling employer brand advocates for our clients; we not only source the best possible candidates, we actively go to market in each search, with a positive employer brand message. We help our clients navigate today’s competitive talent market, advising on all aspects of the talent acquisition journey.

Our successful people and service centric executive search offering focuses on the following disciplines; corporate communications, marketing, digital, data and e-commerce. We partner with leading multinationals and Fortune 500 companiesin their search for agile leaders and diverse high performance teams. Our clients and candidates trust us to give them impartial and constructive advice. DeVelde International’s consultants are industry experts who blend professional search experience with extensive functional knowledge, because we believe it takes a specialist to truly consult in the niche of international communications and marketing.

DeVelde International draws on years of experience to act as sparring partners for organisations undergoing – or about to undergo – change. With change now an everyday part of business life, we work with clients to help understand how best to construct teams and develop talent to realise longer term strategic business goals. We use our knowledge of how the various parts of an organization interconnects to ensure the kind of collaboration and agility that will make your company change-proof. We offer multinationals looking for support in organisational development a number of different possibilities in talent management, team blueprinting, employer branding, executive search, career development and coaching.

The best possible partner to help build your organisation’s talent is one that is both socially and ethically responsible. At DeVelde International, we hold ourselves to the highest possible standards to ensure your business success.

Every business has a responsibility to the wider world in which it operates. For us, this is supporting initiatives that ensure everyone develops from an even playing field. This is why DeVelde International is a partner of the charity Smile Train. Smile Train is an international children’s charity with a sustainable approach to a single, solvable problem: cleft lip and palate. For each placement made by DeVelde International we will sponsor a child to have the much-needed operation to fix their cleft lip and palate.


Fields of expertise:

  • Executive Search in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Digital, Data, and E-commerce
  • Employer Branding
  • Organisational Design and Talent management
  • Career Development

Year founded:

2002 / Rebranded 2015


Edelman, NXP, Aegon, Ahold Delhaize, AkzoNobel, Arcadis, Ashland, ASML,, DLL, DSM, Elsevier, Heineken, KPN, LeasePlan, Liberty Global, Eurostar, NN Investment Partners, Nyrstar, Philips, Prologis, Robeco, Softonic, Staples, TATA, TomTom, VimpelCom, Wolters Kluwer,, SHV.

Main chapter:



van de Velde
Managing Director


DeVelde International
7Th Floor
Barbara Strozzilaan 201
1083 HN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 2402-989