Signium partners with International Hospital Federation 

Contact: Christine Leon, Director of Communications
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July 5, 2011

CHICAGO – Signium International, of which Tyler & Company is a member, has partnered with International Hospital Federation (IHF) in becoming a 2011 corporate sponsor. The IHF is the global association of healthcare organizations, which includes national hospital associations, member hospitals and other healthcare-related organizations. Independent, nonprofit and non-governmental, IHF’s main objective is to improve societies’ health by collaborating with hospitals in improving the services and education they deliver to their communities.  

“I am delighted that Signium International has become a corporate partner of the IHF. I am sure  its member firms will be an asset to healthcare organizations around the world seeking quality healthcare leaders,” says IHF President-Designate Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE, who also is President and CEO of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the leading U.S. professional society for healthcare leaders.

With 40 offices in 26 countries, Signium International offers executive recruitment services worldwide. Its international Healthcare Practice Group is led by J. Larry Tyler, Chairman and CEO of Tyler & Company, one of the largest healthcare-specialty executive search firms in the United States. Signium International’s Healthcare Practice Group consists of executive search consultants from Canada, England, Japan, Pakistan, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. These healthcare executive search specialists offer industry-specific knowledge and collaborate closely with their other Signium International colleagues for local market insight. The practice also has advisors from Mexico, United Arab Emirates and the United States. 

“It’s exciting to hear our Signium colleagues describe the rapid growth in healthcare in their respective countries. While we have a strong healthcare foothold in the United States, Signium is well equipped and networked to recruit healthcare leaders around the world,” says J. Larry Tyler. “We proudly support the mission and vision of the International Hospital Federation, and look forward to doing our part to enhance healthcare in other lands.”  

Members of Signium International’s Healthcare Practice Group are attendingIHF’s 37th World Hospital Congress Nov. 8 to 10, 2011, at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. The topic is “Healthcare in a Changing World, Overcoming the Challenges.”

For more information about Signium International’s Healthcare Practice Group, please contact J. Larry Tyler at  +1 770 396 3939 or

Signium International has a network of 40 offices, strategically distributed in 26 countries across six continents. Although the technical resources and quality standards are the same for each of our offices, Signium International prides itself on its local member focus, bringing key market knowledge to its clients worldwide. Signium’s Board of Directors is comprised of partners from around the world, thus representing diversity and the global nature of the firm. They are our partners who are responsible for managing strategy, communications and industry and cross-practice teams throughout the organization. In this manner, we achieve consistent quality standards and methodology.