About Us

Arete n. [a-reh-tay] origin: Greek
1. Excellence bound up with the notion of the fulfillment of purpose or function; the act of living up to one’s full potential
2. Executive search specialists that provide solutions to identify, engage and connect world class business leaders

Arete Executive is a true Executive Search specialist. A boutique “headhunter”, Arete identifies who’s who in the marketplace, engages with high-calibre candidates and connects them to their employer of choice. Working with a Performance-Based Hiring methodology, we attract highly-renowned leaders to business critical senior management and executive roles for our clients. We pursue both active and passive candidates across Australia and the world to produce an extensive, targeted candidate list for each assignment. Simply, we listen to our clients and canvas the entire market to bring them the most skilled person for the job.

With unrivalled experience, the Arete team has its finger on the pulse of Australian business having built strong networks with executive leaders across a wide range of industries including: Mining, Energy Oil & Gas, Property & Construction, Engineering, Local & State Government, Professional Services and C-suite and Board roles e.g.: CEO, CFO, MD. For our clients, Arete is a trusted strategic advisor, providing them with invaluable market intelligence.

Business size

1-10 employees