Spencer Stuart

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Spencer Stuart is an executive search consulting firm based in Chicago, Illinois.[1] It was founded in 1956 and is privately owned.[1]

According to The Wall Street Journal, "Spencer Stuart has become the go-to recruiter when Uncle Sam wants bailed-out companies to install new directors and other top officials".[2]

The Yahoo! board of directors retained Spencer Stuart in June 2012 to conduct a search to replace former CEO Scott Thompson.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Spencer Stuart, Inc.: Private Company Information". investing.businessweek.com. Bloomberg. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ Joann S. Lublin (August 6, 2009). "Spencer Stuart Grabs Lion's Share Of Headhunting for Bailed-Out Firms". online.wsj.com. Dow Jones & Company. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kara Swisher (June 4, 2012). "Exclusive: Yahoo Board Hires Spencer Stuart for CEO Search". AllThingsD.com. Dow Jones & Company. Retrieved June 22, 2012. 

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