In 1989, Mr. C. William Guy came up with the vision of creating a consortium of like firms to form a larger consulting firm network infrastructure; a strong consortium having a regional foothold along with global reach & expertise. Cornerstone International Group was launched in 1989 with world headquarter in Los Angeles, USA.
In July 2012, Simon Wan succeeded Mr. Guy as the global Chairman and today, Cornerstone International Group has some 60 offices in virtually every major city of the world. We provide global reach and high-quality executive search and talent management services to clients ranging from large, multi-national corporations to regional companies and family businesses requiring a talent partner to succeed locally, regionally and globally.
At Cornerstone, we deliver a superior service due to our unique structure that reflects present-day dynamics in management consulting.
- We hand-pick experienced leaders for Executive Search and Executive Coaches in each region
- As a network in constant touch within, we deliver a uniform global mandate through experts in place at every required location.
Cornerstone International Group has international headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and Shanghai, China. Simon Wan is the Chief Executive of Cornerstone International Group worldwide and also the President of Cornerstone China, based in the Shanghai office. Larry Shoemaker is the President of Cornerstone International Group, based in Atlanta.
Laurie is the Managing Director and office head of Vancouver and Toronto. She focuses on Industrial Practice and is a trusted advisor on Senior Management, HR, Supply Chain, R&D, Quality and Sales positions in North America and China. Examples of positions filled include Country Manager, Sales Head for a US High Tech company; GM Facility Director for a US Aerospace Organization; GM China for a South African Mining Company; HR Director & HR Manager China for a Canadian Complex Manufacturing company; and HR Director China for a Dutch Discrete Manufacturing Company.
Laurie has 15 years in the Global Recruiting Industry filling positions in all areas of manufacturing with a special emphasis on Aerospace & Defense and Heavy Industrial. Before relocating to Vancouver, she was four years at Cornerstone International Group Beijing in China and 10 years at Cornerstone Montreal in Canada, responsible for Industrial, Energy and Aerospace sectors.
A certified executive coach, Laurie holds also a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Bishops University in Canada.
Simon is the Chief Executive of Cornerstone International Group worldwide, also the President of Cornerstone China and is Shanghai, China based.
Prior to joining Cornerstone in 2003, Simon was the General Manager of Philips Lighting in China and East Asia and was previously General Manager & CEO of Inchcape Pacific, Carnation Foods, Getz Brothers and also in government service in Canada as International Trade Director of China & South Pacific for the Province of Alberta. Simon brings a unique combination of experience from three disciplines – the Corporate Executive Suite, Management Consulting and Public sector. Simon utilizes a practical business approach to help companies’ in their talent needs as well on ways to capitalize on their strengths in leadership and ensuring contributions are aligned with business and personal goals.
In July 2012, Simon became the Chief Executive of Cornerstone International Group worldwide. Cornerstone was established in 1989 and is a world leader in Executive Search and CEO Advisories d with some 60 offices worldwide. Simon holds his Bachelor and MBA degree from the University of Alberta, Canada. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation and a Certified NLP Coach
Larry is President, Cornerstone International Group and is based in Atlanta,. Since 1990, Larry has been conducting senior-level recruiting assignments, executive coaching and leadership assessments throughout North America, as well as globally. His focus is on the candidate’s fit with the organization’s culture. Larry’s vast experience as an executive coach and assessment trainer gives a unique perspective to a search, resulting in both recommendations and a significant portion of his business assignments from past clients.
Larry received his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tennessee & MBA degree from Georgia State University. He holds the International Coach Federation, ACC Credential & is a Certified CCEC Coach along with being a Professional Certified Assessment Trainer. Prior to beginning his executive search career, Larry’s professional experience included more than two decades in general management, sales and marketing management, strategic business development and mergers & acquisitions.
Larry has been a key contributor to distinguished organizations ranging from Fortune 200, middle market, U.S. divisions of German and Italian headquartered companies and family owned entrepreneurial companies.