Indirect reference to the US Ivy league which groups the top level universities of the East coast:
  • not because we consider education as the foremost criterion
  • but because the Ivy League refers to excellence, selection and quality and we are committed to presenting our clients with the best candidates.
Ivy is a plant that clings to the walls and a good executive search consultant must cling to his/her assignment.

The Ivy leaf is irrigated by a network.

"IQ and technical skills are important, but emotional
intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership".
Daniel Goleman - Harvard Business Review - Dec. 1998
Ivy in flower, Matisse