Building Products

Serving building material and
building product industries.

Alder Koten serves the building material and building product industries.  The firm provides a full range of talent and organization-shaping services serving the basic materials, structures, prefabricated components, windows & doors, weathering & roofing, insulation, paints, flooring, kitchen & bath, internal wall systems, HVAC-R, plumbing, power, electrical, and electronics sub-sectors.


Recruiting high-impact talent at all levels of the organization. Our consultants bring to the recruiting process an in-depth understanding of the market conditions and strategic talent issues faced by clients within their particular industry.


Advising organizations to help them achieve sustained effectiveness. Our advisory services are crafted to be collaborative, responsive, pragmatic, and results oriented. Focused on expanding the capabilities of the organization through talent.

Talent Stewardship

Helping individuals achieve sustainable development. Our services help embrace change and drive success through personal learning, planning, and management improving relationships, and enhancing performance.

Board Search

Recruiting Board Members for large, medium, and small-cap companies.  Our team has recruited individual Directors and helped build entire Boards. 

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Executive Search

Providing executive search services at the highest levels of the organization. Our experience includes most industries and companies ranging in size from startups to the Fortune 50.

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Professional & Middle Management Search

Recruiting high-potential professional and middle management talent through our Brakston Grey division.  Discovering the best high potential talent on the development path to management. Brakston Grey offers recruitment solutions in North America and Latin America.

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RPO & Project Recruitment

Brakston Grey Project Recruitment and Recruitment Process Outsourcing services differs from contingent/retained search  in that it is focused on higher volume requirements where we assume ownership of the design and management of the recruitment process and the responsibility of results.

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Board Services

Helping clients shape impactful advisory or corporate boards focusing on the capability, caliber, and perspective of individual directors with a solid understanding of the group’s dynamic and chemistry.

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Leadership & Talent Assessment

Accurately assessing talent and teams providing the insights needed to ensure the right people are in the right roles today and offering the developmental recommendations to make sure future leaders are prepared for the challenges ahead.

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Organizational Culture

Helping clients measure, assess, and shape the organization’s culture through a quantitative, comprehensive and integrated approach. Our framework takes into consideration the influence of other cultural environments such as family and society.

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Inclusion & Diversity

Working to inspire and build awareness about diversity & inclusion in organizations and helping clients implement practical, business-focused solutions.

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Developing and implementing programs that help employees get adjusted to the social and performance aspects of their new jobs quickly and smoothly, and learn the attitudes, knowledge, skills, and behaviors required to be successful.

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Internal Transition

Helping employees transition into new roles within the organization quickly, smoothly and confidently guaranteeing that they remain productive, committed and focused during the process and increasing their potential for success in the new role.

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Helping affected employees land new roles quickly and confidently while helping retained employees to remain productive, committed and focused implementing a holistic approach. We go beyond the short-term career assessment, and job-search coaching helping individuals realign their career goals with their life plan.

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Providing executives, high potential talent, and underperforming employees with coaching programs that help them understand their capabilities and develop and sustain leadership, management, and technical competencies as well as behaviors that can help them succeed.

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The firm’s headquarters are located in Houston and it has offices in Bogota, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Mexico City, and New York with partner firms in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.


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Other Sectors Served

We are involved and deeply rooted in our respective industries and functional areas. We understand both local cultures and behaviors as well as global corporate values.

Education & Non-Profit


Equipment & Industrial Products


Financial Services


Life Sciences


Mining & Metals


Professional Services


Renewable Resources






Transportation & Logistics

  • "Alder Koten has helped us recruit over 7 executive and management position in Mexico over the past year. Both the recruiting process and the results have been exceptional"
    Vice President of Human ResourcesRetail Sector
  • "A great part of our success working with Alder Koten and Brakston Grey is due to their depth of knowledge and working experience in manufacturing. They speak our language and understand our needs"
    Vice President of Latin America OperationsDurable Goods Manufacturing