About IERG

International Executive Resources Group (IERG), founded in 1997,  is a global non-profit, professional association for executives who have lived and worked outside of their home countries at senior levels for extended periods and been enriched by in-depth exposure to diverse business environments and cultures around the world. 

Membership is by invitation, and benefits include access to a global network of highly accomplished international business leaders, an array of excellent programs of interest to the international community, and camaraderie with like-minded professionals.

IERG executives are C-level or report to C-level executives and have considerable expertise in one or more function, discipline and geographies.  Members come from diverse nationalities, geographies, and industries, and represent a range of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial ventures. Know-how of global markets is the unifying force that ties members together.

IERG Members unite through Chapters located in cities throughout the world, through Special Interest Groups focusing around specified industries, functions, geographies, or other interests, and through multiple website connections. 

Activities include in-person and virtual meetings on international topics, professional initiatives that promote international business and understanding, networking events and social events for members and the broader business community. 

IERG offers an Associate Membership to those who may not have met all criteria, but are moving forward in their careers and experiences, and can contribute and gain by the association with the Membership and is a Member-driven, volunteer-run 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation.

What is IERG

An organization of and for international executives with shared experience of living and doing business in an unfamiliar country. We join together from around the world to:

  • enrich our talents and knowledge
  •  build our global contacts
  •  expand our base of referrals, and
  • grow our professional opportunities 

Who is IERG:  A diverse community of passionate internationalists who come together to share our interests for living, working, studying, traveling and experiencing the world around us. For most of us this is a lifestyle choice that defines us and our view of the world in which we live.


IERG is committed to fostering a culture of equality and respectful communication and behavior among our members, who are the most valuable asset we have.

The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self expression, unique capabilities and talent that our members invest in their participation in IERG represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation as well.

We embrace and encourage our members’ differences in gender, ethnicity, age, national origin, disability, religion and other characteristics that make our members unique. Our inclusion initiatives are applicable to our practices and policies with respect to member recruitment and the ongoing development of a collaborative environment that encourages and enforces:

  • Respectful communication and cooperation between and among all members.
  • Teamwork and member participation, permitting the representation of all groups and member perspectives.

As IERG members, we all have a responsibility and expectation to operate within these guidelines, i.e., treating others with dignity and respect and exhibiting conduct that reflects inclusion at all times.




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