Named one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters” by Business Week, Chadick Ellig is a premier retained executive search firm based in New York City. Celebrating nearly 40 years, our mission has always been to build relationships for the long term success of our clients. Chadick Ellig is retained for positions from Board Directors and CEO/President to line management and functional roles. Clients range in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-cap and private equity-backed companies.


Chadick Ellig is the only New York member firm of IIC Partners, a top ten worldwide executive search organization. 

Susan Chadick elected to the board of IIC Partners to help bring strategic thinking, innovative ideas and valuable experience to the organization. >



Fortune: What it really takes for women to take on Wall Street. Women can succeed working in male-dominated industries, Janice Reals Ellig explains, by navigating five paths — simultaneously. >

Nasdaq Talks to Janice Ellig on the primary barriers for women executives trying to break into the boardroom. "One of the keys to opening the boardroom door is being part of the CEO network and cultivating a strong reputation within it. Successful executives understand that a more critical factor than 'who they know' is 'who knows them.'" > Proof Networking Is Actually Worth Your Time. "Beyond who you know, the critical factor is who knows you." Janice Ellig Co-CEO, Chadick Ellig, Inc. shares the most important lesson she's learned in her career - Networking. >

Huffington Post: The Path to Parity: Search Professionals Are Catalysts for Bringing Diversity on Boards. Janice Ellig explains, “In the U.S., we cannot keep doing the same thing and expect a different result-that’s the definition of insanity. U.S. based executive search firms can be catalysts for change by advising and encouraging corporate boards to be more heterogeneous.” >

We are proud to be an annual Network Partner and sponsor of the Chief DIGITAL Officer and Chief DATA Officer Summits NYC, celebrating their 5th year on April 26 & 27, 2017 Do Women in the Boardroom Help Bottom Lines? Watch Janice Ellig discuss the importance of diversity in the boardroom at The Women’s Forum of New York’s symposium “Why Good Governance Needs Great Women.”

Watch Janice Ellig on CNBC’s “The Strategy Session” discuss board director recruitment.

Janice Ellig is Founder of the Women’s Forum of New York Corporate Board Initiative. and its signature event, Breakfast of Corporate Champions, a biennial event saluting companies leading the way to gender balance on corporation boards. Watch the video from the November 2015 event. >