MU appoints 11 new Partners

By Sofia Hjort Lönegård

On September 20th, MU was delighted to appoint 11 new Partners in our Global organisation. The new Partners are made up of a diverse group of experts, representing 5 nationalities. The company now has 67 Partners working in client-centric practices internationally 

MU is a global Leadership Acquisition and Advisory firm. Our experts provide science-based, precisely tailored, quality assured and ethical Executive Search, Professional Recruitment, Leadership Assessment and Coaching services in partnership with private and public sector clients worldwide. 

In June 2016, our owner and founder donated the company to the foundation “Stiftelsen Mercuri Urval” with the mission to safeguard MU’s strength and sustainability to secure our continued ability and perseverance in serving our clients. The foundation ensures MU remains a long-standing strong, independent and successful company. As a foundation-owned company, we are able to offer employees partnership. Since 2018 we have continuously appointed Partnership, and currently we have  68 employees that are partners and shareholders in the company. 

“Becoming a Partner in Mercuri Urval means to be recognised as exceptionally trusted by clients and colleagues, and it also means an explicit requirement to actively engage in developing the future success of this fantastic firm. The Partnership is therefore an important platform for the future and continued success of Mercuri Urval.” - says Roger Hagafors, Chairman of the Group Board. 

Our New Partners are 


The qualification process is transparent, and the requirements are communicated openly within the organisation. A significant and sustained individual contribution as well as a long-term commitment to the organisation are necessary requirements. Other criteria include consistently enacting MU's values and a continuous contribution to the organisation's development and capital structure, beyond personal performance. The nomination process is driven by Partners acting on behalf of the Board of the main owner - Stiftelsen Mercuri Urval (the Mercuri Urval Foundation) and is independent of company leadership. 

For more information, please contact

Sofia Hjort Lönegård 
Public Relations, and Head of Marketing & Communications 


About MU

The only global Executive Search and Leadership Advisory firm based in the Nordics

  • Founded 1967, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 3000 clients served each year; leading global corporations and public sector institutions to SMEs, digital start-ups, and local government
  • Expert teams worldwide, performing assignments for clients in more than 60 countries each year
  • Operating in all major markets; working without boundaries in person and online, worldwide

A true pioneer in leader employment, development, and business advisory

  • The MU Research Institute, through its continual research and development work ensures MU Experts have access to the latest:
    • Science-based Executive Search and Strategic Recruitment services, methods and tools
    • Science-based Leadership Advisory Solutions for leadership and organisational development
  • Pioneering leadership selection and development capability with unrivalled accuracy and independently verified quality standards (ISO 10667-2)

Foundation-owned Partnership "Stiftelsen Mercuri Urval"

  • Mandate to ensure the company remains independent and strong
  • Appoints Partners
  • Chaired by a Board of well-known and respected leaders