Industry

Challenges

The industry and its industrial environment are undergoing rapid change. Previous boundaries between B2B and B2C are blurring and new markets, needs and consumer requirements arise. Production, sales & marketing are facing new, significant challenges at ever shorter intervals.

Industry 4.0

In addition, current Industry 4.0 developments are influencing future consumer behavior. Individualized mass products and smart products require new paths in Sales & Marketing. In a global environment, companies face developments that were perceived as distant scenarios only a few years ago.

Flexibility

Because of those developments, companies and industrial service providers need executives and employees who are able to adapt strategy, production, sales, marketing and the entire value chain to changing market requirements as well as to anticipate future developments.

Market Expertise

Our industry consultants are dedicated market experts and have a great deal of experience, an extensive network and detailed industry knowledge, gained during previous management positions or through many years of customer-oriented consulting activities. We provide our clients consulting professionals and industry insiders to gain the best candidates and high potentials with the greatest possible efficiency and effectiveness.

The Brightest Minds

The recruitment process is undergoing changes as well. The best candidates can only be won for our clients – due to the diversity of information and the fierce competition for the brightest minds – if not only the industrial market environment is well understood by our consultants, but also the company & Management culture as well as the client’s goals and general growth strategies.

Your Success

We are aware that the success of the initial address of potential candidates is crucial and, ultimately, a success for our clients. Our experts accompany both our clients and our candidates from the first contact to the successful conclusion of the negotiations with high competence, empathy, passion and commitment.

Supersectors & Subsectors INDUSTRY

Positions

A-Z

We pursue a holistic approach and not only assist our clients in filling management (C-Level) and executive positions, but also provide support in difficult-to-fill specialist positions and perform searches for designated industry experts and specialist personnel in all areas and administrative positions.

Expertise

Our thorough expertise and our understanding of partnership in terms of HR consultancy allow us to accept and successfully perform very challenging assignments.

Functions

Within the sector of industry, we occupy all relevant positions in a wide variety of specialist areas, such as:

  • Administration
  • Area Manager
  • C-Level Positions
  • Departmental Specialists
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Finance & Controlling
  • Human Ressource
  • Industry 4.0 Specialists
  • Industry Experts
  • Logistics
  • Management Positions
  • Packaging Specialists
  • Plant & Production Manager
  • Process Experts
  • Product Development
  • Product Manager
  • Production & Process Engineering
  • Project Managers
  • Purchasing & Supply Chain
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Research & Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Scientific Assignments
  • Strategic Business Development
  • Technology Development

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Staff

Meet the team behind Industry

Dr. Richard Rudolf

Executive Managing Partner & Head of Industry Sector Group

Feldgasse 35
AT-3400 Kierling

Expertise

After receiving a MSc degree in Atmospheric Science and a PhD degree in Experimental Physics from the University of Vienna, Mr. Rudolf joined the Austrian based Stölzle Group, one of the major European manufacturers of primary glass packaging for the pharmaceutical industry.

During the first years at the Stölzle Group Mr. Rudolf managed the business unit Medical, a profit center and commerce business serving universities, hospitals and drug stores with laboratory equipment and specific small scale packaging solutions.

After intermediate career steps as Sales Director Austria & Switzerland and Director of Business Unit Pharma & Medical he finally took over full P&L responsibility as CSO of Business Unit Healthcare & Consumer, covering global sales of Pharma and Consumer packaging containers and solutions to international pharmaceutical accounts in EMEA, CIS, North-America, South-America and APAC.

Having been member of the Executive Director Steering Team of Stölzle Group and member of the board of Stölzle Russia during a substantial period, Mr. Rudolf joined in 2014 Nipro Europe, an essential part of Nipro Corporation based in Japan. In his function as Business Unit Director he steered and organized sales of pharmaceutical primary packaging containers and prefilled syringes made from tubular glass within EMEA.

Combining his passion for the healthcare industry with his long-lasting and thorough senior managerial experience, Mr. Rudolf decided in 2016 to join ISG Healthworld as Global Managing Partner.

MAIN FOCUS & PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Executive Search & Selection
  • New Client & Candidate Acquisition on Global Level
  • Recruitment of Professionals, Senior- & C-Level Managers
  • Robust Network within the Pharmaceutical Industry & Market
  • Professional, efficient & effective Cooperation with Clients and Candidates
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit | Passionate & Committed | Well-Organized
  • Wide Angel Business View | Analytic Best-In-Class Approach
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Mag. Alexandra Bugram

Managing Partner

Expertise

EDUCATION:

  • University of Economics Vienna
  • Field of specialisation –Human Resources

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • ISG Managing Partner since 2002
  • HR-Management of an manufacturing company
  • Head of HR of an international electronic group

MAIN FOCUS:

  • Recruiting and Personnel Development
  • in particular presentation and implementation of assessment centers

SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL RECRUITING-PROJECTS:

  • Head of sales CEE
  • Country Manager Switzerland
  • Country Manager Austria
  • General Manager Czech Republic
  • General Manager Hungary
  • Plant Management Bulgaria
  • Assistant to Head of Sales Bulgaria

Motto: “Always have an open ear for all people.”

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Gerhard Grimm

Managing Partner

ISG Personalmanagement GmbH
Am Pulverturm 22
D-83278 Traunstein

Expertise

Gerhard Grimm is your contact person and solution provider based in Munich / Chiemgau regarding the search and recruitment of new employees (m/f/d). His areas of specialization are the technological sectors of drive and automation technology, automotive, machine and plant construction, mechatronics, medical technology, optoelectronics and robotics.

For over 16 years he has been recruiting specialists and leaders on all levels for medium-sized as well as owner-operated companies of all sizes.

His clients appreciate his competences and his pragmatic and benefit-oriented consultation which is based on 23 years of practical experience in leading positions in technology-oriented companies as well as 16 years as solution provider as personnel and business consultant.

After graduating from school, completing his officer’s training and finishing a degree in electrical technology, he started working as trainer and learning guide in electronics education. Several years as department leader at a technical school followed. For the next 16 years Gerhard Grimm was leader of the training and development / personnel department of an international market and technology leader for tooling machines, automation and steering technology. These years proved to be formative for both his career and private life. In a highly technological environment Gerhard Grimm acquired extensive skills in leadership, recruiting, employee selection, leadership development and HR-Marketing. Trainings in systemic consulting, coaching, moderation, value-oriented leadership and business studies complete his know-how which he uses for the benefit of his clients with great enthusiasm. Gerhard Grimm also enjoys working on topics such as health-conscious leadership and sustainable company development as coach and personal consultant.

Gerhard Grimm is voluntary deputy chairman and district chair of the “Berufsausbilder-Verband Bayern e.V.” (Association of vocational trainers of Bavaria) and is a mentor and judge at the “Bayrische EliteAkademie” (Bavarian Elite Academy).

Focus areas:

  • Search & selection of specialists and leaders / Expert & Executive Search
  • Personnel development and training
  • Personnel management and consulting
  • Support of change processes
  • Career consulting / support and coaching
  • Health-conscious leadership and sustainable company development
  • HR-Marketing / Employer Branding HR

Motto: “The secret to success is to understand the viewpoint of others.” (Henry Ford I., car manufacturer)

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Viktória Kaposvári

Senior Executive Consultant / Head of ExS / HH Business Operations

Expertise

Viktória started her career in the world of the professional tennis. She managed the sponsorship of the competitors and tournaments and the international sales. She got engaged with Human Resources during her studies and decided to continue her career in this direction.

After graduating as an HR Manager she got insight into the world of a multinational IT company SAP, later she became the Office Manager of the Catro Executive Consulting Ltd.

Beside her administrative tasks she learnt the method and technique of the Search & Selection, Research, Direct Search / Headhunting. She also took part in preparing Organisational Development projects and supported actively the work of Consultants.

She joined ISG 2010 as Research & Administration Manager. In this position she had full administration responsibility and also provided professional support to the Researcher Team and coordinated their work, delivered successfully several Search & Selection projects to different international and local companies.

2015 she was nominated to the Head of Search & Selection Division of ISG Hungary and lately she was promoted to Head of Executive Search & HH Business Operations.

She delivered successfully numerous Executive and Direct Search & Selection projects (segment-specific and support function positions) in different market segments – R&D, IT/Telecommunications, Automotive, Production / Manufacturing, SSC/BSC, Media, Technical Trade, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG etc.

Her personal specialities include:

  • Executive Search, Headhunting, Direct Search projects (national and international)
  • Account management – liaising with clients to understand recruitment needs, developing and maintaining strong working relationships with HR Business Partners, Hiring Managers and Talent Acquisition teams to hire “best in class” talent
  • Implementation of Outplacement projects
  • Market Screening / Scope, Competence Diagnostics, Talent Management
  • Contact with international subsidiaries, coordination of international projects
  • Board Services and Executive Consultancy
  • Preparing and managing of Organisational Development projects
  • Working out Assessment / Development Centres and Evaluating them
  • Coordination of the work of Researcher colleagues
  • Managing the business unit and development of business processes

Motto: “Amateurs hope, professionals work.”

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Katharina Rudolf, MA

Managing Partner

Horneckgasse 10
A-1170 Vienna

Expertise

As part of her bachelor’s degree in “Management – Entrepreneurship”, Katharina Rudolf has specialized in HR management and gained professional experience in this area. While studying for her master’s degree in “European Economy & Business Management”, she worked in an Austrian boutique recruitment consultancy, where she gained experience in particular in the areas of IT and telecommunications, finance, industry and in the start-up industry.

Katharina Rudolf has been Managing Partner of the ISG in Vienna since 2018 and serves currently national and international clients in the areas of IT, industry and healthcare.

Her IT affinity and strong customer and candidate-driven approach characterizes her work as well as trust, discretion and flexibility.

Personal industry focus:

  • General Industrials
  • Packaging Industry
  • IT & New Technologies
  • Healthcare & Life Science
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Start-up Industry

Motto: “Hire Character. Train Skill” (Peter Schutz)

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Lorenzo Molinari

Senior Consultant

Expertise

After his technical apprenticeship with ABB (former BBC) in Zurich, Lorenzo worked in the field of project management for different departments within ABB. During this time, he successfully completed an evening business school in Zurich.

November 1992 he moved to Hungary. From the planned six months stay he finally remained for 8 years, during which he was working for the internationally highly recognized Berlitz language school.

By the end of 2000 he returned back to Switzerland and worked with Credit Suisse in the HR department of the Private Banking International division supporting HR Business Partners.

Lorenzo joined ISG Hungary October 2006 as HR consultant. Since then he established a wide business network. Thanks to his knowledge of both Swiss/German and Hungarian cultural and social aspects he is able to support his clients in an effective way. He is a native German speaker, and fluent in Hungarian, English, Italian and French.

INDUSTRY FOCUS POINTS

IT / Telecommunication, Pharma, Production / Manufacturing, Finance-Banking.

His personal specialities include:

  • Executive Search, Headhunting, Direct Search (national and international)
  • Personnel Search & Selection
  • Designing of Assessment / Development Centres, acting as an Assessor
  • Potential Analysis, Talent Management
  • Outplacement
  • Market Screening and Scope
  • Career Consultancy
  • HR Consultancy

 

Motto: “Treat others the way you want to be treated. “

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Mag. Erwin Ortner, MBA

Managing Partner

Expertise

Completed his undergraduate degree in business administration at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz with a focus on marketing and accounting, and his postgraduate education at the LIMAK Linz with an MBA in General Management. He has a total of 26 years of professional experience in technical and management positions in Austrian and international companies in the sectors of financial auditing services, food industry, logistics, and the petroleum industry. Since 2004 he has been a freelance company and personnel consultant, and since 2008 an independent partner and consultant for ISG Personnel Management GmbH.

Erwin Ortner can inform you about the following focuses of his personnel consulting work:

I. SECTORS:

  • Machine and factory construction
  • Electro-technology / electronics, automation, robotics
  • Pharmaceuticals / chemicals / plastics
  • Food industry
  • Building materials industry and trade
  • Logistics
  • Banking and insurance
  • Legal and tax consulting, auditing
  • Research / education / science

II. OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS WITH PROFESSIONALS AND MANAGERS.:

  • TECHNOLOGY (mechanical, electro-technology, automation, mechatronics, process engineering, environmental engineering, quality management, chemistry, renewable energy, production-oriented managers with other educational and training focuses)
  • FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, CONTROLLING
  • DISTRIBUTION (mainly in the business-to-business technical environment)
  • HR roles with different key tasks and responsibilities
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Nesrin Özgüler

Partner

Expertise

Nesrin Özgüler is a Mechanical Engineer and went after her gratuation to the UK to learn English and studied there and returned back with two certificates.

Since 1994, she wored her way up in the automotive industry and promoted many times up to Sales Director Positions. Mrs. Nesrin has a deep insight of automotive and production companies and qualified for a 6 Sigma, Green Belt, specialized on customer management relations and creating new customers. In her 20 years automotive she selected, hired, onboarded and lead high performance teams successfully again and again.

Besides sales and marketing management, she has attended fact-finding conferences, enabeling her to analyse company situations, structure sustainable company strategies and implementing them. She aquired also great skills to motivate employees, develop a company culture and loyalty as well as implementing modern and situational leadership. Mrs. Nesrin has an attidute of continues learning and improving.

After 20 years of automotive experience she now decided to support her industry with her knowledg and network, help other automotive companies to find their best human capital, onboard the right people at the right time and develop them to profit all stakeholders. Therefore she joined to work in ISG Turkey, consulting mainly the sectors automotive, heavy- and manufacturing industries focusing on:

  • Search & Selection and
  • Executive Search
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Walter Raml

Managing Partner

Expertise

Walter Raml is a partner of ISG GmbH in Weiden (Northern Bavaria / Oberpfalz).
After training to become an industrial sales representative at the company Hofbauer Lead Crystal (manufacturing industry), he worked another 10 years for this enterprise in the personnel department performing over time all roles up to deputy staff director.

In 1992, Walter Raml switched to become the auditing department head of the automotive company “Auto Parts Unger.” Because of his long and profound experience in human resources, management soon drew him back to the personnel area again. Here he supervised the very intense expansion with up to 50 new stores per year, as well as numerous restructurings, improvements and changes.

From 1998 he worked as head of personnel and was responsible for the management of the central administration and personnel management of the European companies in Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. In the Austrian company Walter Raml was also managing director.

As an additional qualification he acquired from 2000 to 2002 training in human resource management.

His experience, knowledge and potential extend across all of personnel management: from payroll and salary calculation, to the application of payroll and time management software, to the design of efficient HR processes, to the concrete implementation of individual measures with workshops and individual coaching.
His approach is a holistic strategy, which is always practical and oriented to the specific needs of the customer.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Personnel management consulting from one source – a competent partner for operational and strategic human resource management
  • Implementation and optimization of operational personnel management processes and tools
  • Guidance of change processes
  • Interim Management
  • Coaching of experts and executives
  • Recruitment & selection of specialists and executives
  • Cross-border monitoring of HR processes.

Motto: “I do my job because it provides me pleasure, and I have no reason to take this pleasure away from myself.” Dr. Hans Riegel (Haribo)

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Dr. Frank Schreiner

Managing Partner

Expertise

Dr. Frank Schreiner is a partner of ISG Personalmanagement Germany GmbH in Bielefeld. He is one of our managing partners at the ISG automotive team. He is responsible for the recruiting of specialists and executive staff for leading manufactureres, suppliers or engineering-partners in the automative sector in Germany or worldwide.

After completing his studies in business administration at the University of Bielefeld with a focus on marketing and sales, he became the project and seminar leader at the USW University workshop on economics at Schloss Gracht, Erftstadt. There, Dr. Carpenter was responsible for marketing and sales seminars for different business sectors, especially the automotive, chemical, and capital goods industries, as well as for banks and telecommunications companies. Parallel to these teaching activities, he received his doctorate under the supervision of Prof. Lutz von Rosenstiel, Munich, in the area of ​​customer psychology.

Next Dr. Schreiner took on a partnership in the HR consulting firm Neuhaus+Partner in the area of search & selection of specialists and executives with a focus on medium-sized industry and trade in the clothing and furniture sectors. Parallel to this, he served as director of the RÜTLI executive leadership seminars in Bielefeld, was responsible for management and personnel, and worked also in cooperation with foreign companies and institutes. The focus was on the development of leadership programs for major German companies. As managing partner of the INTRAC GmbH in Bielefeld, he then served as a consultant and trainer in the areas of personnel, strategic marketing, acquisition and professional negotiation.

His training and great years of experience provide the ideal basis for search and selection of specialists and executives, also across sectors, and with great success. Personnel consulting and management development are the foundations of his professional work.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Search & Selection of specialists and executives / Executive Search
  • Advising senior executives
  • Management development programs
  • Training and coaching in marketing, strategy, acquisition, and negotiation

Motto: “Having the capacity to lead a team is not enough. The leader must be willing to use it.”  (Vince Lombardi)

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Ing. Hans Georg Stadlober

Senior Consultant

Expertise

After the studies at the technical collage HTBL Engineering / Foundry Technology in Vienna he started his career at a well-known company in the metal industry (Hutter & Schantz), where he passed different departments, starting as technical designer. Finally he became a member of the sales team. As a sales representative of the company he visited architects, designer, building companies and private clients on order to make business with them.

Through a career move into an international company in the steel industry (Bekaert), he developed within ten years from sales representative to the local CEO of Austria. His function was to led the CEE region as a sales manager of building products. He was responsible for the selection and training of his employees in this region. During eight years he realized the objectives together with his team with great success. Reporting and participation in global processes for developing the division took on.

Hans Georg Stadlober thus spent two years as a member of the central team at the headquarter in Belgium. As a marketing specialist, he developed new services and products and strengthened further development and communication within the division worldwide. Recently, he took during three years the position as CEO of a major German steel group (HOESCH Bausysteme, a group member of ThyssenKruppAG) . As head of the lead company in the CEE region, he was responsible for the different sales offices and two production facilities.

Ongoing internal and external training accompanied him throughout his professional career. He has extensive experience with the function of different positions in particular in international production companies, construction and related trades. The tools of modern business management he is well known as a critical user. One of his key success factors is the recognition of the importance of motivated, qualified employees how to achieve this status and to reinforce them.

Early 2011, he took the decision to join ISG. His aim is, to use his knowledge in order to serve companies and candidates in a professional manner, to educate and train people as an executive can.

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Herwig Stöckl

Managing Partner

Expertise

Already towards the end of his studies at Vienna Technical University and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Herwig Stöckl began his professional career in the software industry with a focus on the telecom sector within the Siemens AG in Vienna, Austria. His leadership talents were used early in challenging projects for innovative solutions for callcenters and teleworking. In parallel Herwig Stöckl also took a major role in the expansion of Siemens into Central Europe. He succeeded in attracting and retaining talent especially in Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Croatia and managed a cultural change in the teams there to transform them to top performing SW development teams. 1999 he became one of the youngest Vice-Presidents in Siemens and worked instead with solutions for automotive, transportation, railway and tourism including the first internet based booking system for World-exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hannover. He had full P&L responsibility and his business acumen generated one of the highest margins in the group.

End 2000 Herwig Stöckl moved to Gothenburg, Sweden and joined Ericsson. Back in telecom he started with a global responsibility in spearhead R&D developing IP stacks with top IT security and O&M interfaces for the first mobile data nodes in the brand new GPRS domain. Then he was global head of Ericsson’s main project office for customer projects monitoring and staffing the largest projects Ericsson had those years, e.g. full turn-key projects to establish new mobile operators in new countries. After several years in this role he was asked to join Ericsson’s new unit for m-commerce and he lead the launch of a pan-european mobile money service. The success lead to the promotion to the COO role for m-commerce which even included sales support responsibilities. Under his responsibility Ericsson could win and deliver on major contracts in Africa, Pakistan and Latin America and operates now two of the worlds largest mobile money schemes.

Then Herwig Stöckl was asked again by headquarters to move, this time to the M&A department to shape up the integration of acquired businesses and the separation work for divestment targets. Together with only a hand-full colleagues he managed to achieve significant better results than before, among them the successful sales of a Chinese factory including a product portfolio, the establishment of an independent operating unit for a totally new businiess model or the creation of a new big joint venture in the media solutions domain. He continued to work with such transformation projects and also helped companies in international expansion when he continued his career as independent management consultant.
Combining his heart for Austria and his passion for global business Herwig Stöckl decided 2019 to join ISG as a Global Managing Partner for the industry sector.

MAIN FOCUS & PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Executive Search & Selection
  • New Client & Candidate Acquisition on Global Level
  • Recruitment of Professionals, Senior- & C-Level Managers
  • HR Development based on long managerial and cultural experience
  • Robust Network within several Industries & Markets
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit with focus on Solutions
  • Passionate & Committed to Win Attitude
  • Always building Top-Performing Teams

Motto: „Do the right things right“

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Frank Vergin

Managing Partner

Hans – Seehase – Ring 50a
D-18059 Rostock

Expertise

Frank Vergin is a Managing Consultant of ISG Germany, Ltd. and contact for all ISG Services in Rostock.

After training to become a certified machine-assembly technician, he successfully completed an Engineering Degree in Shipbuilding (FH) from the University of Rostock, as well as a distance-learning course to become a state-qualified business manager.

During his career, Frank Vergin gained extensive experience in various functions as well as technical and management positions. For many years he was responsible in the areas of production, technology and development in the chemical industry and mechanical engineering as well as in personnel management, staff development and training in the field of personnel consulting and recruiting. Building on this experience, he founded his own successful company with several branches in wholesale and retail as well as business consulting. Thus, he gained further experience in the areas of sales, controlling, marketing, production, marketing of the company’s own brands at home and abroad as well as in supply-chain management, and successfully demonstrated his entrepreneurial skills in the conduct of his business.

For him, personnel consulting means focusing on people, finding what is shared and strengthening it because this is the basis for long-term success. Only when one understands things as they are, can they be changed together more easily.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Search & selection of specialists and executives / Executive Search
  • Diagnosis / analysis of potential

Motto: “If you do not try to do something that is beyond what you have already mastered, then you will not grow.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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Mag. (FH) Sebastian Widmoser

Managing Partner

Expertise

Sebastian Widmoser studied Human Resources and organizational studies at the Management Center Innsbruck. In the course of his professional career, he has gained a lot of experience as a specialist and executive staff member in Austrian corporations with international context.

His focus in personnel management lies on the field of in-firm training and on-the-job training as well as on personnel development and coaching. He used his broad experience in handling projects such as the introduction of SAP modules in the personnel administration and development.

In 2007 he started at the ISG International Service Group as Managing Partner for Tyrol, Vorarlberg and South Tyrol.

His role includes recruiting, structuring adult education, developing business ratios concerning human resources as well as qualitative and quantitative company manpower planning.

Thanks to 18 years of professional experiences in the middle and upper management he is a competent partner in all HR belongings.

His main focus is:

  • Personnel Selection & Search for specialists and executive staff with an emphasis on engineering and industry especially in the field of Executive Search
  • Quality leasing for technicians and higher administrative positions
  • Creating conceptual designs for leadership trainings and team development
  • Conducting workshops and systemic coaching for specialists and executive staff

Motto: “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have”.(Socrates)

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Sergej Kirjatschek, MSc.

Executive Managing Partner

Kronshtadtskiy bulvar 30-134
RU-125499 Moscow

Expertise

COUNTRY FOCUS

Russia, Belarus, Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

CLIENT FOCUS

HEALTHCARE PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL FUNDS IN THE RANGE OF $50M TO $500B AUM / GLOBAL LIFE SCIENCES, BIOTECH, PHARMA, MEDICAL DEVICES/DIAGNOSTICS, INNOVATION & DIGITAL HEALTH TRANSFORMATION / HEALTHCARE PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL BACKED COMPANIES / PRIVATELY AND PUBLIC HELD FIRMS (FOR-PROFIT) IN THE RANGE OF $10M TO $500B / START-UP, SPIN OFFS, SMALL-, MID- AND LARGE-SIZE ENTERPRISES, TURN-AROUND OPERATIONS / MULTINATIONAL BLUE CHIP ORGANIZATIONS.

BUSINESS FOCUS

C-SUITE & BOARD LEVEL SEARCH / BOARD-LEVEL AND CEO APPOINTMENTS / SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND VP ROLES / GENERAL MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS / SENIOR DIRECTORS & DIRECTORS / MIDDLE MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS / ENGINEERS / SCIENTISTS / SPECIALISTS

INDUSTRY FOCUS

HEALTH CARE / MEDICAL DEVICES / PHARMA & GENERICS / BIOTECHNOLOGY & LIFE SCIENCES / MEDICAL DIAGNOSTICS / MEDICAL CAPITAL EQUIPMENT / CONSUMER HEALTHCARE / CLINICAL NUTRITION / HEALTH CARE-IT, MEDICAL- & BIO-INFORMATICS / HOSPITALS & SENIOR RESIDENCES / HEALTH INSURANCE / MEDICAL CONSULTING / CHEMICALS / COSMETICS / MEDICAL ADVERTISING INDUSTRY, MEDICAL TOURISM & SPA.

FUNCTIONAL COVERAGE

MARKETING & SALES | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / HEALTH ECONOMICS & MARKET ACCESS | PRICING & REIMBURSEMENT / REGULATORY AFFAIRS | QUALITY MANAGEMENT & SAFETY / HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT / MEDICAL ASSIGNMENTS / SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (BIOTECHNOLOGICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL) / PRECLINICAL & CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT / MEDICAL MANUFACTURING | PRODUCTION, PROTOTYPING & OEM / BIOPROCESSING | PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING & PACKAGING / HEALTH CARE IT MANAGEMENT | MEDICAL- & BIO-INFORMATICS

CONSULTANT PROFILE

Mr. Kirjatschek shows an excellent and unique knowledge of Russian market for medical devices, pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare IT branches. He obtained wide contacts in the professional networks during 15 years’ experience in Medical division of Siemens Russia where he leaded service department. His other 10 years’ work experience in IT and Business development on the territories of Belarus and Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) had extended his network of professionals, decision makers as well young generation talents in many countries.

Sergej Kirjatschek represents a high caliber manager and visionary leader in the following sub-industrial and functional executive search segments:

Covered (Sub-)Industries:

  • Medical Devices, Surgical & Implantology
  • Pharma and Generics
  • Biotechnology, Cell Biology & Life Sciences
  • Medical Capital Equipment & Imaging Technology
  • Medical Diagnostics, Laboratory & Testing
  • Health Care IT, Digital Health & Medical Informatics
  • Dental Medicine & Orthodontology
  • Medical Rehabilitation and Robotics
  • Hospitals and Senior Residences
  • Consumer Healthcare
  • Animal Health and Veterinery Medicine
  • Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Food & Dietary Products
  • Health Insurance & Health Care Finance
  • Chemicals, Fine Chemicals & Specialty Chemicals
  • Cosmetics, Perfumes & FMCG
  • Medical Automation, General Engineering & OEM
  • Micro & Nanotechnology, Material Sciences
  • Sports Medicine & Fitness
  • Health Care Consulting Industry
  • Health Insurance & Health Care Finance
  • Medical Communications & Advertising Industry
  • Health Tourism, Spa & Medical Travel
  • Alternative Medicine, Beauty & Well-Being
  • International Aid & Non-Profit Organizations
  • Medical Professionals

Covered Functions:

  • Marketing & Sales | Business Development
  • Regulatory, Quality & Safety
  • Market Research & Business Intelligence | Medical Education
  • Scientific Advisory & Medical Education
  • Health Economics & Market Access | Pricing & Reimbursement
  • Scientific Research (Biotech & Pharma)
  • Clinical Discovery & Development
  • Medical Manufacturing, Production & Prototyping
  • Bioprocessing | Pharmaceutical Engineering & Packaging
  • Environmental Health and Safety | Occupational Medicine
  • Hospital Administration & -Management
  • Health Care IT Management & Informatics
  • Medical Controlling & DRG Management
  • Health Consulting & Health Advisory
  • Medical Communications, PR & Advertising
  • Purchasing & Strategic Sourcing
  • Controlling & Finance
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resources & Legal
  • Medical Assignments

Representative Search Projects

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Mag. Jose Luis Martinez de la Vega Paz

Managing Partner

Ixtlan 43, Roma Sur, CDMX
MX-06760 Mexico City

Expertise

Jose Luis Martinez de la Vega graduated in mechanical- and electrical engineering at Anahuac University in Mexico City, where he could successfully specialize and focus himself on operations management and strategic business management.

Mr. Martinez has had the opportunity to work for several recognised multinational companies in diverse industries, above all the Telecom & Technology sector.

He generated and developed a strong business acumen in various functional areas such as: business development, delivery channel management, product- & portfolio management, logistics, business project management and customer services. Throughout his long-standing professional career, he learned how to effectively contribute to a company’s permanence and growth and how to obtain and maintain market leadership.

He is totally convinced of the fact that by identification and the recruitment of right talents in general, companies could make a positive impact and difference.

Recruitment as a function is a corporate process in which he regularly has been involved with and to which he gave the necessary time, priority and personal attention.

Jose brings his competencies and dedication into the ISG-group and is looking forward to offer Mexican companies executive talent solutions in order to contribute to long-term success of his company clients.

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David Gaussens

Country Manager

3 rue d’ Auteuil
75016 Paris

Expertise

Mr. Gaussens shows an excellent and unique knowledge of  the healthcare-, medical devices-, capital equipment and Health care-IT market in general.

From his  background perspective, David Gaussens is a health care management professional and has been operating in the French healthcare eco-system since more than 25 Years.

He holds a master studies in International Management, including tremendous Executive Trainings from Harvard University.

Mr. Gaussens possesses over 25 years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial healthcare experience in Commercial Sales & Marketing and in General Management. He is was acting as a General Manager and CEO for various major Players in the Healthcare Business. During his several professional assignments he could gain valuable experience in the Medical Device industry, e.g. at GE Healthcare – where he served as a General Manager for more than 12  years.

David Gaussens represents a high caliber Manager and Operational leader in the following business-segments:

Covered (Sub-)Industries:

  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Capital Equipment
  • Medical Imaging Equipment, Ultrasound, CT,  MRI Equipment
  • Healthcare IT, Digital Imaging & Radiology
  • Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine

Covered Functions:

  • General Management & CEO
  • Marketing Management
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Business Intelligence
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Gorazd Klemenčič

Executive Managing Partner

Expertise

Gorazd is a Senior Manager with extensive experience both in large international organizations and in small local businesses.

He began in sales and product management before moving to key account management, sales management and departmental management, establishing himself as vice president for the CEE zone and country manager, being a member of the EMEA management team. In addition to P & L responsibility, he took also care of all personnel responsibilities. Gorazd worked in various positions and organizations, gaining a unique insight into the full range of requirements, structures and cultures of different companies.

In his professional life he gained extensive experience with HR and executive search processes and created highly efficient teams by selecting the right team members. He is proud of the choices he has made and the people he has chosen. That’s why he likes to help other companies to find the right people for a wide range of positions.

Gorazd has extensive experience in the chemical industry, building sector, industrial automation, energy efficiency and alternative energy, professional lighting systems, investment projects, smart city, BMS (building management systems) and KNX, remote energy monitoring, solution sales and other industries,

He is an experienced team leader and coaching people is an important part of his everyday life.

His moto: “If you don’t love what you do, you are doing it wrong or you shouldn’t be doing it”

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Mag. (FH) Birgit Roschitz, MSc

Managing Partner

Expertise

Birgit Roschitz started her career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Vienna, auditing international, listed group of companies, additionally with focus on insurance companies. She attended the University of Applied Sciences in Wiener Neustadt and completed her degree in accounting and auditing, real estate management as well as in organisational development and human resources consultancy with excellence.

Due to her insights gained in different sectors (industry, trade and commerce, services etc.) she enhanced her analytical structure-centered view of things. Furthermore she found her preference in solving the employees’ „troubles of communication“. Following Paul Watzlawick’s motto „you cannot avoid to communicate“ she graduated the study of mediation and conflict-management, is therefore listed at the Austrian ministry of justice and presently publishing her international master-thesis concerning chances of mediation within companies. At the same time she started her own business www.schlicht-roschitz.at

During her maternity break she decided to work part-time for ISG in 2004, primarily to get knowledge of telemarketing and acquisition in addition to her longtime experience in the fields of bank, insurance, tax consultancy, auditing and accounting, controlling, project-management, start-up-consultancy and human resources consultancy. On the basis of her definitive interest in human resources management, her pleasure in contact with clients as well as her above-average personal effort she has been operating as managing partner of ISG with her own team and office in Guntramsdorf (Lower Austria) since 2006.

SHE IS SPECIALISED IN:

  • acquisition and customer care
  • personnel search and selection
  • headhunting
  • outplacement consulting
  • mediation and conflict-management within companies
  • It’s always the person who should be focused!

Motto: Coming together is a beginningKeeping together is progress. Working together is success Henry Ford

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Dr. Gottfried Jägersberger

Senior Consultant

Expertise

After completing secondary school Gottfried Jägersberger graduated from a university of applied sciences degree program for military leadership. Working in various capacities with personnel and disciplinary responsibility for up to 200 employees he gained extensive experience in training, further education, and managing employees.

After graduation in the social and economic sciences he shifted his professional interest to the field of personnel management. Gottfried Jägersberger joined the ISG team in Oberwaltersdorf in the fall of 2010.

Areas of consulting:

  • Personnel search and selection
  • Executive Search
  • Development of individual assessment centers
  • Micro-politics and lobbying
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Mark Bradford

Executive Managing Partner

Location: Wallingford, United Kingdom
Office: 17, Croft Road, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX100HN
United Kingdom

Expertise

Mark brings 19 years of depth and commercial understanding of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food, cosmetics, agriculture, medical devices and diagnostics markets. He spent 12 successful years in sales and marketing in healthcare and also developed and managed a new business in scientific recruitment for senior technical and commercial positions; he brings this expertise and experience to ISG’s offering.

Mark worked for 7 years in academic and industrial medical research. This complemented and augmented his expertise in the marketing and selling of products and services into various sectors for Roche, Becton Dickinson and Hologic (formerly Gen-Probe). Mark obtained an MSc in Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses from Imperial College London, a BSc in Biochemistry from Dundee University, and a Certificate and Diploma in Change Management from the Open University.

Main focus & personal skills:

  • Executive Search & Selection
  • New Client & Candidate Acquisition on Global Level
  • Recruitment of Professionals, Senior- & C-Level Managers
  • Business Consulting | Due Diligence | Product & Market Analysis
  • Robust Network within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries & Markets
  • Professional, efficient & effective Cooperation with Clients and Candidates
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit | Passionate & Committed | Well-Organized
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Rafael M. Caraballo Artagaveytia, MBA

Managing Partner

Circunvalación Durango 1429 3º E
UY-11000 Montevideo

Expertise

Mr. Caraballo has extensive experience (+20 years) in management, operations, logistics and QMS, developed both in the public and private sectors. From his university background perspective, Rafael Caraballo is an Executive MBA graduate at ISEAD /Spain and a QMS Specialist by UNIT, Lead ISO 27001 auditor by INTEDYA, and undertaking studies in CISSP and ISO 37001 at present.

Mr. Caraballo possesses over 20 years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial insight on management issues in fields that range from Agricultural production to Airline MROs, Postal services and Ship repair). During his several professional assignments he could also gain valuable experience in Sales, Quality, Information Security and Risk Management, Food Safety, Organizational Behavior, Negotiation and Leadership. He held a 3 year position as consultant for a Medical Equipment Distribution firm (EQUIMED), developing an ISO 9001 QMS with partial ISO 13485 compatibility. Apart from that, he has been acting as Associate Director for a Management, Audit and Training multinational organization. He has also held a teaching and research position at the Strength of Materials institute in UDELAR, from which he resigned to enter public service,

In his personal life, he has pursued an active lifestyle, holding a 3rd degree black belt in Karate-do and brown belt in Judo. He is currently married and has a 20 year old daughter.

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Julie Lemoisson, M.A.

Managing Partner

Expertise

Mrs. Lemoisson holds a Master degree in International Business from a recognized French business school. She started working in communication for a Ground Support Equipment company but soon switched to sales positions and executive search where she found more challenges.

Her professional and educational background enable her to master search and selection projects, including direct search. She also understands companies’ challenges and is really determined to help her clients with their recruitment needs. She has a sound knowledge of healthcare-, services- and industry- sectors having recruited engineers, doctors, pharmacists, sales operatives, IT and finance consultants for start-ups to large size companies.

Mrs. Lemoisson has a driven, dynamic and conscientious personality. She combined her passion for entrepreneurship and executive search by joining ISG-Group as a Managing Partner for France in 2019, where she is now mainly focusing on the cosmetics sector.

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Sabine Wimpissinger

Partner

ISG International Service Group
Calle Viella 21
E-28040 Madrid

Expertise

Sabine Wimpissinger joined ISG Spain as a Partner in 2017. Sabine brings many years of international experience in the regulatory, public affairs, communications and legal areas, being a lawyer by background and having been based in Vienna, Brussels and Madrid as a communications and public affairs consultant as well as initially as a trade diplomat. Her experience covers EU-wide projects with particular knowledge of the Austrian, German, Swiss, Scandinavian, Spanish, Belgian and French  markets. Sabine has worked with a broad variety of sectors and policy areas including environment, energy, trade, food, consumer, health and digital policy and she advises clients on the recruitment of profiles in the functional areas related to regulatory, legal and public affairs as well as to communications. In accordance with her multi-cultural background she helps companies and organisations regarding needs for international positions.

Sabine is a dual citizen of Austria and Sweden. She has a Master´s degree in law from the University of Vienna and she also holds a Master of international politics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. In addition to her native German and Swedish, she speaks fluently English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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Rachel Buchbinder

Managing Partner

ISG Personalmanagement Schweiz

Expertise

Rachel Buchbinder gained her first experiences in various business/commercial functions and areas before changing into the job placement sector after a stay abroad.

Since 2004, including a two-year maternity leave, Rachel Buchbinder has been placing mainly business specialist in various companies with great success. Thanks to her empathy and tact she is able to connect compatible parties.

Due to her extensive experience she has a wide range of specialist knowledge at her disposal.

Languages: German, English, French (Italian and Spanish)

Focus areas:

  • Search & selection of junior employees, specialists and leaders
  • Executive Search
  • Specialist in the business/commercial sector
  • Coaching of candidates

Motto: The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step.

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Michael Zirbes

Managing Partner

Expertise

Michael Zirbes is Managing Partner at ISG Personalmanagement Deutschland GmbH in Osnabrück/Münster, Germany. He is your nationwide contact for search and recruitment of executives and top specialists for your key position with a strong focus on the needs and requirements of medium-sized companies.

For more than seven years, Michael Zirbes has been working successfully as a consultant in Executive Search and Recruiting. His market and industry competencies focus particularly on the industrial segments of mechanical engineering, metal processing, electrical engineering/electronics/building services, building and construction as well as retail and consumer goods.

His main focus is:

  • Executive & professional search
  • Search & selection of specialists and executives
  • Main sectors of industry, building & construction, commerce & consumer
  • Function focus on technology & digitalization, production, sales & marketing, human resources

 

Professional experience:

Before his career in the Executive Search started, Michael Zirbes held leading positions in human resources management for more than 20 years, including functions as Head of HR, Division Manager of Human Resources and member of the executive board as well as Director of Corporate HR. His management and industry experience ranges from the steel industry and materials trading (ThyssenKrupp) to medium-sized manufacturing companies (engine construction) up to large retail companies (Ihr Platz drugstores, Fressnapf/MaxiZoo pet food).

Due to many years of management and consulting experience, he is focused on understanding the particular requirements of medium-sized family business as well as the complexity of globally operating group companies and implementing them professionally in the search and selection of right candidates with the best „cultural fit”.

Michael Zirbes is a trained teacher at secondary school and holds a degree as a business economist. In addition to his diverse professional activities, he is interested in history, literature and art. He finds a sporty balance through alpine hiking and fitness training.

 

Motto: “It is not that we do not have a lot of time, but rather that we have a lot of time that we do not use.” (Seneca)

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Carsten Möller

Team Leader Germany

Expertise

Mr Möller is responsible for the ISG automative team in Germany. Together with his team he recruits specialists and executive staff for leading manufacturers, suppliers or engineering-partners in the automative sector in Germany or worldwide.

As Managing Partner at ISG, Carsten Möller is your contact and consultant for Munich / Rosenheim, and is also responsible for Bavaria.

Mr. Moller is a native of Hannover and has lived in Rosenheim for 13 years. In connection with his business activities, he is involved among other things with regional business associations and in an honorary capacity with a sports club.
Following his school and bank training, he studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabruck (Dipl.-Kfm. FH) with focus on human resource management, marketing, and finance. Afterwards, Mr. Möller completed a management trainee program and a trainee program with a focus on HR and business management within the Sparkasse savings bank group.

In the course of his professional career, Mr. Möller has held management and specialist positions in various industries (finance, IT, industry, services, and consulting). The focus of his career has been on personnel management. Mr. Moller was active in this environment as Head of HR, Director of HR and Organizational Development, and as a Recruitment Specialist. As a result, he gained valuable experience regarding change processes and generational change, also in owner-managed businesses.
For several years, Mr. Möller has worked as a corporate and personnel consultant, currently as a Managing Partner at ISG. His practical philosophy is based on an honest, trustful dialogue with his conversation partners, aimed at meeting the needs of the customer as closely as possible.

Consulting Focus:

  • Personnel consulting for recruitment & selection of specialists and executives / Executive Search
  • Personnel Management Consulting – for SMEs with the option of “50% EU funding”
  • Personnel development and training, and personnel marketing (concepts)
  • Interim management for HR agendas, including project management
  • Facilitation of change processes with a focus on HR

Motto: “Nothing good happens unless one does it.” (Erich Kästner)

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