December 2019

NGS Global Appoints Managing Partners in Paris

NGS Global, a global executive search firm, announced today that Fariman Felisa, Emmanuel Caron and Michel Felisa have joined their team in Paris. 

Ms. Felisa joins NGS Global from CrossLinks Executive Search, which she launched in 2012 as an entrepreneurial executive search firm that provided clients with top quality and tailor-made solutions. Prior to founding Crosslinks Executive Search, she started and led the French operations for Neumann Partners, where she led the global FMCG Practice for the Middle East and Africa regions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Felisa was Partner at Korn Ferry and AT Kearney Executive Search, where she contributed to the growth of the global Consumer Luxury Retail Practice. 

Mr. Caron was Partner at CrossLinks Executive Search and led C-level assignments with an emphasis in FMCG, retail, industrial and digital sectors. Before that, he co-founded a specialized digital search company. Mr. Caron began his career in executive search as a partner at global search firms Odgers Berndtson, Signium International and Intersearch. In his early career, Mr. Caron spent more than 10 years in various C-level human resources positions for multinational corporations. 

Mr. Felisa owned the executive leadership and coaching responsibilities at CrossLinks Executive Search. He has led coaching and learning assignments across a broad range of sectors, helping executives unlock their potential and achieve their professional objectives. Mr. Felisa’s professional experience outside of coaching includes tenure as Director of Licensing EMEA at Fisher-Price, Managing Director of Annick Goutal Fragrances, Vice President of Licensing at Per Spook, and General Manager of Descamps in New York, responsible for the brand’s expansion in the US. 

“We are excited to join one of the premier global executive search firms in the world, NGS Global," said Ms. Felisa. "We have been in discussions with them for some time and feel that their philosophy, values, and high-touch approach closely align with the values that we hold true to ourselves,” she said. 

David Nosal, Chairman of NGS Global, remarked, "We are delighted to have recruited Fariman, Emmanuel and Michel to NGS Global. They are not only recognized as thought leaders in their market, but also have excellent reputations that extend throughout Europe, and have significant relationships with multinationals around the world. For some time, our global clients have asked us to develop capabilities for the French market, and we believe that after a comprehensive search, we have attracted the best team into the NGS Global brand.”