Code of ethics

Aretes adopted the Association of Executive Search Consultants Code of Ethics:

Code of Ethics
The Association of Executive Search Consultants, Inc. (AESC) is a worldwide accociation of retained executive search consulting firms.

AESC members will:


conduct their activities in a manner that reflects favorably on the profession.


conduct their business activities with integrity and avoid conduct that is deceptive or misleading.


perform all search consulting assignments competently, and with an appropriate degree of knowledge, thoroughness and urgency.


exercise objective and impartial judgment in each search consulting assignment, giving due consideration to all relevant facts.


strive to be accurate in all communications with clients and candidates and encourage them to exchange relevant and accurate information.

Conflicts of Interest:

avoid, or resolve through disclosure and waiver, conflicts of interest.


respect confidential information entrusted to them by clients and candidates.


serve their clients loyally and protect client interests when performing assignments.

Equal Opportunity:

support equal opportunity in employment and objectively evaluate all qualified candidates.