Founded in 1956, Spencer Stuart is one of the leading privately owned executive search consulting firms in the world. It provides services to startup, mid-sized and large corporations through its network of more than 50 offices in over 25 countries. The firm employs a staff of nearly 350 consultants who place candidates in the technology, litigation, banking and finance, and sales and marketing sectors. Spencer Stuart offers employment opportunities in the areas of government affairs, human resources, life sciences, media and entertainment, and corporate communications and public relations. It also places professionals in the agriculture, aviation, construction, energy, metals and mining, and machinery and equipment industries. In addition, the firm recruits chief executives, financial managers, marketing officers, legal consultants and functional heads. Spencer Stuart maintains a location in New York City.