Executive Search (HU)

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      Staff

      Meet the team behind Executive Search (HU)

      Zsófia D. Varga

      Senior Consultant

      Expertise

      Ms Zsófia D.Varga started her professional career in corporate HR at Hungarian Turism Plc, where she was involved in internal HR audit and reorganization project including implementing new HR processes.

      In 2005, taking use of her corporate experiences, she started with the Anglo-Saxon Recruitment International consultancy company and successfully coordinated Search & Selection of Senior Specialists and Executives in different business areas but with main focus on Corporate Finance, Banks and Shares Services.

      After a successful 9 years she joined Korn Ferry International where she had the opportunity to work on C level Executives search projects focusing on Central European region.

      After an intensive 2 years she wanted to return to the Hungarian market and she joined ISG team as a Senior Consultant where she is focusing on Executive Search and Headhunting projects in generalist function.

      During her career she spent one year in Australia studying international HR and during this period she also had the pleasure to work for Woolworth chain commercial department.

      In her free time she is actively taking part in Unicef’s Child Rights Education Programme as Trainer.

      Language knowledge:

      • English: advanced level
      • Spanish: communication level

      Motto: “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”

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      Emese Gál-Sziklai

      Senior Researcher

      ISG International Executive Consulting Kft.
      Palaház, Fő utca 14-18. B lépcsőház, 2.emelet
      H-1011 Budapest

      Expertise

      Emese obtained her master’s degree at University of Debrecen on the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

      After completing her studies she has been working for 7 years as an Account Manager at a business management software company. She was responsible for clients in the SME sector.

      She has joined ISG team in 2019 as a Researcher.

      Her personal sub-specialities do certainly include:

      • Handling of databases and records;
      • Keeping contact with Candidates;
      • Research,– mapping of different market segments, identifying target persons, contacting – using direct search, headhunting and Executive Search methods;
      • Preparing Reports;
      • Provision of administrative tasks

      Motto: „You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

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      Judit Gelencsér

      Senior Consultant

      Expertise

      Judit Gelencsér graduated at ELTE Teachers Training College, Budapest, at the Faculty of English-Russian. In order to gain some business knowledge, she completed her economics studies at the College of Foreign Trade, Budapest.

      After spending some time in foreign trade field, she joined an Austrian based consulting company, where she spent 11 years as a Consultant and Senior Consultant.

      In October 2010 Judit Gelencsér changed and joined ISG Personalmanagement GmbH as a Senior Consultant, and now she works for a variety of national and international companies in different industries: automotive industry, production firms, energetic market, FMCG, food industry, technical commercial companies, agriculture firms, banks, financial companies, building industry, retail / hipermarket chains.

      The main focus of her activities:

      Completing search and selection, Executive Search and head-hunting projects Working out Assessment Centres, evaluating, moderating

      • Completing Outplacement projects
      • Career Consultancy

      Language knowledge

      • English: advanced level
      • German: communication level
      • Russian: advanced level (passive)
      • Spanish: advanced level (passive)

      Motto: “If you can dream it, you can even realize it.”

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      Judit Simon-Száger

      Senior Researcher

      Expertise

      Judit graduated at Budapest Business School as Tourism Specialist then she spent several years working in mother tongue environment in order to master her English knowledge. Prior to her career at ISG, she worked at a private health care centre as a Front Office Coordinator.

      She joined ISG in 2017 where she was first responsible for running the Front Desk. After being promoted to a Researcher in 2018 currently she identifies the different market segments and the potential relevant Candidates in order to support the work of Consultants.

      Her personal sub-specialities do certainly include:

      • Handling of databases and records;
      • Keeping contact with Candidates;
      • Research,– mapping of different market segments, identifying target persons, contacting – direct search, headhunting;
      • Preparing Reports.

      Motto: “You must always strive to be the best, but you must never believe that you are.”

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      Andrea Sándor

      Researcher

      Expertise

      Andrea graduated at King Sigismund College as Economist at Human Resources Faculty.  She has started work at TESCO first, then joined MOL and later she moved to Ceva-Phylaxia, where she has worked for several departments. Her work also included among others follow up of international research & development projects, her English language skills and people-focused way of thinking contributed to her work performance. She is a real life-long-learner, she’s always looking for new things and trainings, and continuously broadens her horizon.

      Andrea joined the ISG-team as a Researcher and supports the work of Senior Consultants.

       WORK FOCUSES:

      • Research ̶ mapping different market segments, identifying target persons, contacting ̶ using Direct Search, Headhunting or, depending on the position level, Executive Search methods;
      • Contacting candidates, presenting them the profile and convincing them;
      • Preparation of reports;
      • Management of databases and records;
      • Supporting the work of Consultants

       

      Motto: “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” (Walt Disney)

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      Anna Krizsanyik

      Researcher

      Expertise

      Anna studied at Budapest Business School’s Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality.

      She has collected experience in several work projects and gained insight into the operation of different areas and sectors (e.g. tourism, banking, state and local government financed investments). All these experiences contribute to her professional development in order to become a great Researcher.

      Anna joined ISG in 2021 as Researcher, and supports the work of the Consultants.

      Her personal sub-specialities do certainly include:

      • Research  ̶  mapping of different market segments, identifying target persons, contacting –  by using Direct Search, Headhunting method or depending on the position level using Executive Search methodology;
      • Preparing reports;
      • Contacting Candidates, presenting the position, convincing;
      • Handling of databases and records;
      • Supporting the work of Consultants.

       

      Motto: „Be like a flower, survive the rain but use it to grow.”

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      Krisztina Pulay

      Managing Director / Country Manager

      Expertise

      Krisztina graduated as an Economist at the University of Economics and did her MBA at the University of Technology and Economics.

      She started her career in the field of foreign trade. Due to her enthusiastic, proactive and professional attitude, she was promoted and became the Procurement Manager of a manufacturing company. A few years later she continued her career as a Managing Director and became responsible for the representation of a multinational company in Hungary.

      In 1997 she joined to CATRO International Management Consulting Ltd. as a Senior Consultant. A year later she became the Managing Director of the company. She led the Hungarian subsidiary successfully for 13 years. In 2010 she joined to the ISG Group as a Managing Director – Country Manager, and the head of the ‘Consumer / Commercial Sector’.

      Over the years together with her team they completed countless successful domestic and international Executive Search, Search and Selection, Outplacement, Assessment / Development Center, Talent Management, Organizational Development, Talent Search and Market Monitoring project. Moreover she developed long-term partnership with the leaders of multinational companies as well as the domestic large and medium-sized companies.

      Tha main focus of her activities:

      • Building up and attendance of contacts with HR managers and Top Managers, Business Development activities
      • Coordination of International Corporate level and Regional cross-boarding businesses
      • Providing HR Consulting activity at Executive Search, Search and Selection, Outplacement, Assessment / Development Center, Talent Management, Organizational Development, Talent Search and Market Monitoring project.
      • Management Consulting

      Language knowledge:

      • English: advanced level
      • German: communication level

      Motto: ‘It does not matter where you start, what matters is the decision about where you eventually want to get to.” (Anthony Robbins)

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      Viktória Kaposvári

      Senior Consultant, Head of Direct Search & Selection Division

      Expertise

      Education

      College of Zsigmond Király, Budapest
      HR Manager, BA

      Professional career

      2010- ISG Personalmanagement

      Kft. Research & Administration Manager

      • Preparing Search&Selection and Training projects;
      • Contracts and Tender proposals;
      • Research – monitor of different market segments, identify relevant potentials, contacts;
      • Responsible for the work of Researchers; Developing internal processes;
      • Keeping contact with the International subsidiaries Coordinating the complete advertisement process and keeping contact with Media Agencies;
      • Supporting the work of General Manager and Senior Consultants.

      2008-2010 International Management Consulting Company

      Office Manager

      • Secretarial duties;
      • Creating, keeping and developing the administration records;
      • Doing financial tasks and invoicing;
      • Coordinating the complete advertisement process and keeping contact with Media Agencies;
      • Finding the best Suppliers and keeping contact with them;
      • Reception of Clients and Candidates;
      • Supporting the administration work of General Manager.

      2007 Multinational IT Company

      Partner Program Expert

      • Handle and maintenance of SAP CRM & PRM (Customer and Partner Relationship Systems), data quality control;
      • Keeping contact with Partners, and providing professional support;
      • Following the status of Partner Contracts, giving support for creating Business Plans;
      • Supporting the administration work of Partner Manager.

      2004-2006 Sales Support Hungarian Owned Company

      Office Manager & Personal Assistant

      • Secretarial duties;
      • Arrangement of Company events, business trips and business meetings;
      • Supporting of General Manager;
      • Personal Assistant task;
      • Coordinating of the office tasks(financial, administration);
      • Invoicing.

      1999-2003 Executive Distributor of Sport Equipments

      Office Manager

      • Secretarial duties;
      • Handling orders;
      • Keeping contact with foreign partners;
      • Developing and handling documentation system;
      • Supporting of General Manager;
      • Participating on Competitions and treating of Sponsored Players.

      Language Knowledge

      English: advanced

      German: communication

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      Nóra Németh

      Senior Consultant

      Expertise

      Nóra started her professional career in the Sales of FMCG sector. At the same time, she studied International Marketing as postgraduate at Budapest Business School (BGE).

      After her graduation, she switched towards consultancy and joined the Hungarian subsidiary of Recruitment International Consultancy Group, where she spent significant time as a Senior and later on as Lead Consultant of the Sales, Marketing & Supply Chain Division.

      Later on, she spent 5 years with the team of MP Solutions. Her portfolio was expanded here with further areas mainly Finance / Controlling, and HR, IT, Quality Management.

      Nóra joined ISG‘s Executive Search & Headhunting Division as a Senior Consultant with the experience of hundreds of successful placements from Specialist to Top Management level in different market segments.

      She considers it as her main strength assessing the Client demands correctly and transferring them into the targeted search strategy. She feels utmost delight when the Client and the right Candidate find each other.

      INDUSTRY FOCUS POINTS

      FMCG, Retail, Pharmaceutical Industry, Telecommunication, Finance / Banking, IT etc.

      Her personal sub-specialities do certainly include:

      • Executive Search, Headhunting, Direct Search projects
      • Account Management
      • Executive Consulting
      • HR Consultancy

       

      Motto: “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

      (Albert Einstein)

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