Options Group

Who We Are

Options Group is a dynamic, global, executive search firm, staffed by highly experienced, knowledgeable consultants, supported by state-of-the-art technology.

Global Reach

Options Group was founded in 1992 by long-time friends and schoolmates, Michael Karp and Bob Reed, who envisaged an executive search business that would combine the best recruitment practices with cutting edge technology.

The Founders | Options Group

The Founders

Michael Karp & Bob Reed

Our story

The executive search firm of choice

Options Group quickly became the executive search firm of choice for the most dynamic companies and candidates around the world, and now has 15+ offices and over 200 employees. 

In the 30 years since its inception, Options Group has placed more than 15,000 professionals in 1,000 companies, across six continents. Thirty per cent of the candidates it has placed are still at the firm where Options Group originally placed them.

  • Our Journey Our History

    In the 30 years since its foundation, Options Group has placed more than 15,000 professionals in 1,000 companies across six continents.

  • Inclusion Culture & Ethics

    Options Group is defined by its stringent code of ethics and by the culture of inclusion it has created.

  • OG Diverse Diversity

    Options Group launched OGDiverse, a diversity and inclusion initiative, to inform the firm’s internal diversity initiatives globally.

  • Supporting the community Charities

    Throughout its 30-year history, Options Group has supported organizations involved in literacy and education.

  • Meet our team Our People

    Despite the incredible technology underpinning executive search at Options Group, it is still very much a people business.

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