Meet the team behind Recruiting
After completing his studies at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Guido Leissinger began his professional career in management consultancy. His successful activities included organisational consultancy in many different companies dealing in a variety of commercial fields. Due to his very distinct interest in people, he switched from management to personnel consultancy.
Guido Leissinger founded ISG in 1999 and has since built up the company from zero to more than 500 people in 23 countries.
His leadership style is characterised by the notion that the human being should always be the central focus of all considerations. ISG’s long-term success can only be achieved through teamwork, mutual respect and understanding as well as constant on-the-job training.
Motto: „Success is not a coincidence“
Having joined ISG in the beginning of 2015 as a Managing Partner for the ISG offices in Spain. Mr. Simon Leissinger possesses profound experience in the IT and international finance sector. Previously, he has drawn invaluable experience from IT focused recruiting companies.
His strong expertise, especially in the Spanish and German speaking markets, makes him an invaluable asset to the entire ISG organization. Since joining ISG he has consistently worked with Spanish talents and supports them in their expatriation to the German speaking markets.
Simon Leissinger has a special interest for ERP (SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft) and Enterprise Cloud / Mobile services and has a good overview of the international market in these sectors.
Recognizing the growing need of highly qualified IT experts in countries like Switzerland, Germany and Austria, Mr. Leissinger is currently focusing mainly on the qualitative and quantitative development of this specific talent pool and HR-pipeline. Mr. Leissinger is providing his professional advice in helping expatriates adapt to their new intercultural environments and local market cultures. Furthermore, Mr. Leissinger built up a network in Spain to help candidates learn the German language before entering the market.
After completing his studies in commercial sciences with focus on marketing and logistics at the University of Economics in Vienna, Thomas Bauer started his career as salesman and project manager in an IT personnel service company, where he gained his initial experiences in finding specialists with very specific skill sets.
After an excursion into the branded article industry as key account manager he began his career in the logistics sector and joined a young express transport company, where he worked his way from salesman to branch manager to operations director.
2003 he changed to a subsidiary of an international express service provider and became managing director of the Austrian and Hungarian national organizations. Thomas Bauer worked at this company for more than 10 years and also provided support with interim management tasks in other Eastern European countries. Personnel development, finding and fostering the appropriate team members as well as a modern leadership concept were always key elements of his management goals.
2014 he accepted the position of operations director in the German affiliate company and managed a turnaround process until the sales of the organization in the summer of 2016.
After a short employment at the express subsidiary of a large Austrian forwarder, he finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to become a self-employed consultant and partner in the area of personnel management and, thus, became partner of ISG focusing on transport and logistics.
He specializes in positions at all levels in the logistics, transport and SCM area and supports his clients with the search and selection of the best candidates in this very competitive market through his experiences and his network.
Motto: “The secret to success is to understand the viewpoint of others.” (Henry Ford)
Olympia Blanck joined the Vienna team as a consultant in September 2017. She has a degree in business studies and economic psychology with focus on human resource management.
She is originally from Pressburg and has extensive experience in working in an international environment, like the delegation of the European Commission or more recently for an international advertising- and marketing agency, as well as a legal advice service with focus on Central- and Eastern Europe.
Motto: “Zest for life – the journey and the goal.”
After graduating in Business Studies with a specialisation in HR-Management from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Brigitte Fegerl worked in different areas, e.g. HR-Management, for a leading telecommunication company for three years.
Subsequently she worked for an international recruitment agency and deepened her knowledge and interest for HR -Management. Since 2007 she has been a team member of ISG in Vienna. As a Consultant she assists companies from different branches and sectors with recruitment and selection. She puts special emphasis on service-oriented and appreciative support as well as on excellent customer relations.
Motto: „Joy is the Essence of Success“
Thomas Fellner comes from Vienna and graduated in 1981 from Austrian High School in Vienna’s 18th district.
While he was still studying business administration at the Vienna University of Economics, he began working in various call center companies, first as an agent, then as a team and call center manager and after finishing his degree he went to marketing.
In 1999 he moved to the world’s leading recruitment agency Manpower and built up a separate division for the placement of call center staff in the next few months in Austria.
After a year he received an offer from Dun & Bradstreet, the leading provider of company data. After a stint as HR manager Thomas Fellner moved again early in 2001 to sales. As head of the telesales department at D & B, he was responsible for nearly 1,000 existing customers. In the years 2002 and 2003 he won the competition for most successful salesman at D & B Austria
In 2004, he began as a sales manager with the data broker Deltavista. Within two years he managed to substantially increase sales and built a strong customer base in Austria and establish Delta Vista as one of the leading suppliers in the industry.
After six years in the distribution of corporate data, Thomas Fellner founded in 2006 the company „Success Inkasso“ which was specialized in collections for leasing companies.
In summer 2007, he sold his shares to his partners and faced a new challenge: as Managing Partner at ISG, he has since been responsible for building the temporary work department. The best service and the highest quality for the customer are always paramount for Thomas Fellner.
Following the completion of his business administration studies with specialization in personnel and marketing at the University of Innsbruck, Robert Liska began work in sales at a gastronomy company before he switched to an internationally successful express logistics service provider, where he was responsible for Western Austria and South Tyrol.
After his regional change from Innsbruck to Vienna, he decided (based on his deep interest in the personnel area and his long-term specialization during the course of his studies) to change his area of responsibility and began work at the world’s largest personnel services provider in fixed job placement. His focus here was on technical and commercial positions. In addition to application management and the conceptualization of job advertisements, his main tasks here were conducting interviews and the resulting selection of the most suitable candidates.
In order to further and more directly deepen himself in the human resources area, Robert Liska decided to change to a personnel consulting agency headquartered in Vienna’s first district, where he specialized in sales as well as technical and IT jobs.
In September 2013, Robert Liska joined ISG as a Personnel Consultant. Since 2014 he is main contact person for the topic Outplacement and executes frequently Outplacement-Consultings. His focus is on sales, IT, and technical positions. Important for him is seeing both the personnel-seeking company as well as the job-seeking applicant as customers!
Motto: “If you stop becoming better, you stop being good.”
During her studies of organizational- & economic psychology and a 2 year fulltime course of market communication & advertising Silvia Karnitsch was working at renowned advertising agencies as market researcher and strategic planner.
After finishing her studies (focus on diagnostics & economic psychology) in 2006 she conducts her career as international sales & marketing specialist (CEE & Asia) at the worldwide leading company for psychological computerized test procedures.
Business Development, establishing new partner agencies around the world, consulting of HR clients, and analysing and improvement of HR solutions were her main tasks.
She supported companies & institutions with the implementation of personnel selection- and development tools, held workshops and trainings (inland & abroad), and she was strongly cooperating with the intern Research & Development and IT department to develop new tools.
For a deeper and more direct HR access she decided to join ISG Vienna in October 2008. She is consultant with a focus on sales positions. Her clients are from industry, trading, science and economic. She also supports job seeking persons as well as persons who are looking for a new career opportunity as application- & careercoach.
What counts for her: open and direct communication with clients AND applicants, fast and longlasting results, satisfied customers at company side AS WELL AS at application side.
Motto: „When walking – walk! When sitting – sit! And above all: don’t seesaw.“
In addition to studying journalism and political science at the University of Vienna, Gerhard Klein worked for ORF (Austrian Radio and TV Station).
After graduation he worked as an editor in a publishing house for seven years, where he acquired proficiency and experience in the media sector. Then he changed to ” the client side ” and was (again, seven years) responsible for public relations and various prevention projects for “Aids Hilfe Wien”. He is the winner of the Print-Oscar (best PR project in Austria), was Head of the International Fundraising Group, Executive Editor of “Radio PosiHIV ” and chief editor of the television series “TV + “.
For two years he took over the PR of “SDW” (addiction and drug coordinaton in Vienna) and also served as press spokesman for the Vienna drug coordinator. In this position he worked closely with the City of Vienna.
Since 2009 he has been working as a consultant for ISG and supports his customers in the fields of:
Motto: „Today is the beginning of the rest of your life“ Carpe diem
After passing his final exams at the Higher Technical College for Mechanical Engineering Andreas Lassel commenced his professional career in the field of construction of specialised mechanical applications.
Besides being responsible for technical purchases he quickly took on the running of the design department as well as overseeing the production and installation of specialised machinery.
Due to his commitment and his outstanding technical and management knowledge he was entrusted with the complete running of the technical branch and in addition also taking on matters for the Human Resource department.
He progressed his technical career in a young and innovative company as leader of Research and Development for fully automated glass facade systems. Subsequently he took his interest in the area of Human Resources as opportunity to retrain and qualified as Communications Trainer as well as completing studies in Personnel Development and Management and as a Career Advisor.
He managed to implement his newly gained knowledge with great aptitude in a large Viennese non profit organisation which specialised in training, coaching and personnel placement. He fulfilled his role as Career Advisor and Coach with great success in both placement and turn over that he was additionally entrusted to take on the responsibility as Team Leader Deputy.
Since 2009 Andreas Lassel is part of the team of ISG-Personnel Placement & Consulting working throughout Austria. The key areas of his responsibilities are in Personnel Advise, Personnel Development and Executive Search.
Numerous clients over a variety of business establishments appreciate to liaise with Andreas Lassel due to his competence, commitment and reliability. His ability of working with dedication, discretion, loyalty and fairness earns him the respect of both business and candidates.
Motto: „When the wind of change is blowing some build walls and others wind mills.“
Irmgard Richter-Irschik completed her studies in Business Adminstration with an emphasis on Human Resource Management and Austrian & European Labour and Employment Law.
She gained working experience in the fields of tax and business consulting and legal advice as well as in the training and occupational field.
In order to further deepen her knowledge in human resources, Irmgard decided to change to ISG Vienna as a Senior Consultant in 2012.
Within ISG Group Irmgard focuses on the health care and medical devices sector as well as on the industry sector in Austria.
She also supports job seeking persons as well as persons who are looking for a new career opportunity as application- & careercoach.
Motto: “To reach the possible, one must strive for the impossible.” (Herman Hesse)
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.
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.
Motto: “Hire Character. Train Skill” (Peter Schutz)
Martina Petzl began her professional career after her studies of business management at the University of Graz. After a two-year stint with a marketing agency for tourism in Graz, she began working in the HRM department of the Bundesrechnungszentrum GmbH. Her scope of duties included personnel development, recruiting and personnel marketing as well as media and public relations on the job market.
Furthermore, she was entrusted with designing and implementing various projects for the management board (e.g. HR and FM benchmarks, potential and employee satisfaction analyses, affirmative action plans, re-employment strategies after (maternal) leave, development of workforce compensation plans, re-organisation of personnel administration to SAP).
Before venturing into freelance personnel consultancy, Martina Petzl worked at ORF, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, on a comprehensive redesign of ORF’s HR management focusing on the development of “ORF-Recruiting” as the main service entity within the media enterprise.
Due to her highly developed analytical abilities Martina Petzl can quickly master the most difficult problems and situations and conceive the suitable solutions. Her strengths also include a high sense of responsibility, cost and budget consciousness as well as relevant in-depth knowledge and dedication.
In the course of a seminar on advertising and sales at Vienna University of Economics, Martina Petzl was able to delve into issues dealing with personnel marketing, corporate culture, corporate identity and design as well as with media and public relations.
Martina Petzl has been a member of ISG since 2002. Due to her personal background in the city of Graz, her main geographical focus is southern Austria therefore offering services to the Styrian business community (computer and IT technologies, pharmaceutical enterprises as well as marketing firms and media).
Motto: „A problem is half solved if it is clearly stated.”
For nearly 10 years Birgit Prochazka (née Geitzenauer) was employed of a well-known Austrian hospital as a nurse. Adittionally she worked on nursing-quality management and introductory programs for new employees and mentoring of nursing students.
She studied psychology with focus on industrial and economic psychology. In 2000 she received an honours award by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture for outstanding studying performances.
She has been in the consulting business since 2001. She worked with a top management consulting and education firm, the Management Zentrum St. Gallen, serving clients in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Particularly, she dealt with soft skills topics: Change-Management, Leadership, Corporate Culture and Human Resources Management. With reference to Human Resources her responsibilities included the development of concepts and the execution of management education programs. Focus was on issues arising from the health care sector.
This was the reason for combining her practical experience in health care, psychology and consulting to start in recruiting company ISG.
Since 2004 she has worked for ISG and is ISG´s specialist in health care, medical devices and the pharmaceutical industry in Austria. The power of attorney was assigned to her in 2006.
Renate Stefanowski, a senior consultant with a focus on technical positions started working for ISG Personalmanagement GmbH in spring 2006.
Before joining ISG she worked as a Quality Manager for an international company distributing medical devices and was responsible for continuously improving both customer satisfaction and efficiency of internal processes.
Renate Stefanowski studied business consultancy and specialised in personnel management & marketing.
With years of vast experience within the pharmaceutical, chemical and diagnostics industry in regulatory affairs, export, marketing, market research and quality management she is familiar with the requirements for qualified personnel and internal processes.
Thus her professional background enables her to carry out search and selection projects in a most efficient and beneficial way.
Motto: „Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford
Europe / EMEA, USA & CANADA, CENTRAL- AND SOUTHAMERICA (LATAM), Asia, Middle- & Far East / U.A.E.
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.
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
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.
Commercial 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
Mr. Scheuba shows an excellent and unique knowledge of international medical devices, pharmaceutical, biotech and health care markets in general. From his university background perspective, Elmar Scheuba is an international health economist and graduate of “health care management” master studies at International Management Center Krems (IMC) / Austria with the focus on international pharmaceutical management, international hospital management and international health care consulting.
Mr. Scheuba possesses over 20 years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial financial health care experience as a global buy side equity analyst for an exclusive health care investment-boutique in Switzerland, where he was responsible for worldwide medical services research (hospitals, distributors, HMO’s, health care IT). During his several professional assignments he could also gain valuable experience in the endovascular medical devices industry at Medtronic Corporation and received an extensive insight in Novartis pharmaceutical Drug Regulatory Affairs (DRA) business. Apart from that, he was later performing as an international product manager for a leading European supplier of consumer medical products and could further contribute to Deloitte’s Life Science consulting business in Zurich where his profound industry expertise and personal dedication made him a valuable asset as a global subject matter expert for topics associated with medical devices, life science, pharma and health care providers.
Prior to setting up his own global recruiting and executive search company Mr. Scheuba was able to successfully build up his strong personal competence in health care recruiting and executive search by performing as a European senior business manager for medical devices and pharma on board of two globally renowned major executive search companies, located in Germany and the UK respectively.
Elmar Scheuba represents a high caliber manager and visionary leader in the following sub-industrial and functional executive search segments:
After graduation from the Vienna University of Economics, specializing in human resource management and English, Michaela Wessely started her professional career as consultant with CATRO Personalberatung GmbH.
As a result of her distinct commitment, excellent know-how in several industries and her professional performance the power of attorney was assigned to her.
Covering the same position, she joined the newly founded ISG Personalmanagement GmbH in 1999, where she carried on successfully attending to Austrian and international clients of various industries (production, trade, services, IT and telecommunication). For years, clients and candidates have been appreciating her custom-made, result oriented approach and her confidentiality.
Elifa Velagic completed her studies in International Business Administration with an emphasis on International Business, Human Resource Management and Austrian & European Labour and Employment Law.
During her studies she participated in several exchange programs in Kiev, Hanoi or Yogyakarta and got the possibility to enhance her technical and intercultural competences. She also gained practical experience from several internships, especially in the field of recruiting at a well-known Austrian company.
At the end of 2010 Elifa Velagic started her career at ISG. As a Consultant she is responsible for international Search & Selection Projects and supports customers of different sectors and industries.
Motto: „To be able to start is strength. To be able to finish is power.” Lao-Tse
Since April 2019 Franz Erhardt has been Managing Partner of ISG International Service Group.
After graduating from commercial school Franz Erhardt started his professional career in accounting and payroll as well as head of IT at Raiffeisen Group in Burgenland.
At only 29 years of age Franz Erhardt became Managing Director of the newly-founded Raiffeisen automotive and agriculture technology company in Burgenland and, thus, was responsible for 10 service locations and 110 employees.
In 2002 he changed to Wiesenthal and took over the General Management of the Mercedes-Benz car shop in Oberpullendorf. He also opened the Citroen shop in Oberwart in his function as Managing Director. Additionally, Franz Erhardt was Citroen Brand Manager for the entire Wiesenthal group for many years.
Franz Erhardt has more than 22 years of experience as Managing Director and can offer his clients significant know-how in company leadership and comprehensive consulting regarding all personnel matters.
Empathy, extensive practical experience and quick and direct execution of tasks make Franz Erhardt a competent partner in all personnel-related topics.
A service-oriented and collaborative relationship is as important to him as the respectful and professional relationship to his contact persons.
Motto: “The secret to success is to never give up.”
Michael Oberhuber graduated from the Department of Business Informatics at the Commercial High School of Bruneck (South Tyrol / Italy) in 2008. Following this he studied economics at the University of Innsbruck, where he specialized in human resource management.
During his studies he worked as a project manager for a provider of online employee training. He then worked as an account manager for an international company developing CRM tools. Through his activities in various sectors and areas, he has constantly expanded his knowledge and thus got to know many areas of work.
In 2012 he completed his economics degree. Next, he ended his part-time activities in order to dedicate himself to his Master’s degree in Organization Studies, which he finished in 2015. Michael Oberhuber has been supporting the ISG team in Innsbruck since the beginning of 2016 in research, as well as personnel search and selection.
Motto: A change of perspective is often enough to see clearly. (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
After finishing his studies in mechanical engineering at the Vienna University of Technology, Klaus Gieber started with an Austrian CAD provider as a product manager.
After several successful years he switched to an international software house for process control engineering, where he continued to work as a member of the board (CTO and HR). In this role, Mr. Gieber was responsible for building up the organizational structure of the company including the establishment of subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland and Holland, as well as increasing personnel from 20 to 140 employees. He was responsible for the implementation of an employee stock ownership programm, the introduction of a new salary structure and the realization of a Management-Buy-out.
As an independent consultant, Mr. Gieber also took over the management and coordination of ERP migration projects.
Based on his professional experience Klaus Gieber is available for all your personnel consulting concerns.
After successfully finishing her business management education, Ms. Goldynia started her career in the field of international sales and marketing in a variety of large enterprises. Subsequently, she worked in various well-known companies in the field of sales and marketing, project management, HR and organisational development.
Before joining ISG, she successfully worked as manager in the field of qualification and consulting for many years. Working for a number of years in small companies as well as in leading companies of different trades, Ms. Goldynia acquired vast experience in the fields of human resources, organisational development and strategic management, with the main focus being on sales and marketing.
For about ten years she gained further experience by attending various education programs in the fields of coaching, human resources and organisational development, NLP, HR analysis of potentials, communication training and special issues in the field of human resources consulting.
Ms. Goldynia has been a member of the ISG team since March 2005. As a Carinthian based in Villach, she concentrates on serving the Carinthian market.
Clemens Rieger decided to complete a internship in human resources management as part of the bachelor program “Business Management”, at the University of Applied Sciences Carinthia.
Since February 2018, Clemens Rieger has supported the team at Villach in the area of data presentation and maintenance, as well as in human resource marketing and in media service.
As part of his internship, Clemens Rieger wrote his bachelor thesis.
Clemens Rieger has specialized his skills since 2019 in the areas of online media service as well as in digital and social media marketing and supports the team at Villach in the field of HR research in the national and international area.
His specialization in the Master’s degree program at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna “Digital Transformation” in autumn 2019 will support in future the know-how concerning the digital human resource process as well as digital recruiting tools.
Motto: „Keinen Tag soll man verpassen“. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Alexandra Karl has a wealth of practical experience, gathered over years and in various sectors, at her disposal. Due to her interest in the IT sector she decided to become part of our team. As the “good spirit” of the office in Villach she has been supporting our colleagues in administrative and data-related tasks in the back office since 2018. Application management and data updates as well as maintenance are part of her tasks. Furthermore, she supports the data processing of the “KarriereKIK” campaign in Carinthia.
Motto: “The cornerstone of the foundation of a happy life is being prepared to see the happiness in every moment.”
Motto: “Always have an open ear for all people.”
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.
Ferdinand Kamenicky started his professional career on a trainee program at Citibank, where he was soon entrusted with management responsibilities as Financial Controller, Senior Branch Operations Officer and Relationship Manager for multi-national corporate customers. Following that he was the Managing Director and Chairman of Citibank in Retail Banking.
In the following challenging years as Project Manager and Senior Director for Sales Strategy at Creditanstalt, he obtained experience in the merging of departments and banks.
As a member of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of Volksbank Krems-Zwettl AG, he became familiar with the special nature and strengths of regional banks in multi-layered bank structures.
Since 2005 Ferdinand Kamenicky is an independent company consultant, a qualified coach and registered mediator (specialisations: corporate culture, the costs of conflict, generation conflicts etc.) and since the middle of 2011 has been supporting his customers, as an ISG partner, in the following areas:
Motto: “Clarity before harmony.”
After graduating from high school in Eisenstadt Philipp Pelzelmayer studied at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. His focus was on trade and marketing.
Besides studying he was working on creating an e-learning program for DaimlerChrysler. Because of his interest in people he chose to work in the HR-Business. Since June 2008 he works as a consultant in the ISG team Oberwaltersdorf.
His focus lies on the construction industry and real estate.
Open Communication, satisfied clients and applicants are very important for him.
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.
Motto: „Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success“ Henry Ford
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.
Very early on Margit Hofer started her career in the public sector and worked there for many years. In
addition to her law degree, she successfully completed a healthcare management education.
Later on she was active in the insurance/healthcare sector, and advanced to working in human resources for an Austrian organization in healthcare management.
In 2009 she joined the ISG team as a managing partner and strengthens the core team of ISG Salzburg and mainly supervises the areas of Salzburg and Bayern.
Her vast experience in versatile areas makes her the perfect contact person in human resource affairs.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Motto: „There is only one proof of ability – doing“ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
A native of the Pinzgau, he worked as HR Manager and leader and lead international production companies and industrial corporations through complex change processes. In this function he managed the establishment of the organizational structure of a large telecommunications company effectively. Furthermore, he successfully steered the implementation of international leadership development and performance management programs – among others, for a large software development company in the online business sector.
Apart from his HR knowledge he has extensive experience in change management and has been involved in due diligence projects of mergers and acquisitions numerous times.
Due to his interdisciplinary experience gained from various projects (among others, electrical, automotive, metal, trade, refractory, IT, service sector) he is aware of sector specific characteristics in companies as well as of the different expectations and demands of candidates and applicants. This knowledge is crucial for the successful filling of vacancies und for sustainable employee retention.
Clemens Neuhauser provides his competent support in all matters of personnel management – especially in:
Motto: “Each interview we conduct is a valuable employer branding measure for the client.”
After completing his degree, Martin Groß started working in the sales department of an international logistics system provider, before moving into HR-consulting. Since then, he has been looking after renowned companies, like KMU in Styria, for over 7 years. He is advising and supporting them with the recruitment of specialists and managers for technical and commercial areas.
He expertise in the fields of employee-hiring as well as employment-law is highly appreciated by both, his customers as well as his colleagues. His service-oriented and cooperative approach are important elements in his everyday work, as well as the respectful partnership with his contacts.
Motto: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristoteles
Lisa Hirschböck did her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz. Her focus lay on working and organizational psychology in particular. She then got in contact with HR topics in the context of a seminar entitled “Methods of personnel selection” for the first time.
Lisa gained further experience as manager of a sports club in Graz where she was also responsible for personnel matters.
Since the completion of her Master’s degree in psychology at the K-F University in Graz at the beginning of 2018, she has been supporting our team as Junior Consultant in our office in Graz. She is responsible for finding and selecting specialists and leaders for the areas technology, IT and business for clients in Styria. Her approach is an appreciative and service-oriented interaction with all applicants and their comprehensive understanding in order to find the best “fit” for a successful cooperation between client and candidate.
Motto: “Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful in your life!” -Mark Twain
Born in Carinthia Thomas Kaufmann started his career with an apprenticeship to become a retail salesman at Austria’s biggest furniture company.
After his apprenticeship he relocated to Graz where he attended an evening business school and, at the same time, worked in sales and in several leading positions in the trading sector.
He then successfully completed his business administration studies with focus on marketing and HR management.
Following a short period working as an HR Manager in a trading company in St. Pölten, Thomas Kaufmann has been working in the HR field for the last ten years.
He has been engaged in secondment of personnel as well as staff placement and consulting in the entire Styrian area. Moreover, he was active as a managing partner in Styria before that.
Claudia Perkounigg-Hoge did her Bachelor’s degree in the field of „Nonprofit-, Social- and Healthcare Management“, where she focused on intercultural competences. She wanted to delve into Human Resource Management, which is why she completed her Master’s degree at the department of Personnel and Work at the University of Innsbruck. She authored her master thesis in cooperation with a renowned pharmaceutical company about „Cultural Diversity Management“, which was published in July 2011.
During her studies she completed several internships, for example at the office of the Tyrolean state government, or at one of the Tyrolean refugee centers. Furthermore she worked in the gastronomic sector for several years, where she significantly broadened her social competence and communication skills. During her studies abroad, she was able to gain experience and network internationally.
After her studies she started working at an international transport company in the field of logistics where she was responsible for international projects and the acquisition of new customers. In June 2011 Claudia Perkounigg-Hoge started at ISG Tyrol. In her daily work, she is customer and applicant oriented and she’s working precisely and with an eye for details.
Her main focus is:
Motto: „The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.“(Alexander v. Humboldt)
After finishing her A-Levels at the higher school of Agriculture and Food, Christine Widmoser started her professional career at the department of education of an agricultural nonprofit organization. She was working in the Youth Activity Section as well as an organization for peasant women.
She decided to start an in-service training as social educator / social pedagogue which she finished at the social institute of Stams. After her studies she started to work as an assistant and was later in charge of a day-care center for disabled people.
Her focus lies on leadership, personnel management, networking with different stakeholders, quality assurance and strategic planning.
In 2007 she started working for the ISG International Service Group as a Senior Consultant.
Motto: „Experience is the mother of wisdom.” (Chinese Proverb)
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:
Motto: “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have”.(Socrates)
In 2012 Katharina Tkalec graduated from secondary school in Linz, Upper Austria where the focus of her education was on languages. The following autumn she decided to move to Innsbruck in order to study international economy and law.
During her studies of international economy she spent a year abroad in Valencia, Spain where she had the opportunity to familiarize herself with the Spanish mentality as well as the culture and was also able to further improve her language skills. Furthermore, this experience helped increase her independence and allowed her to make many international contacts.
Up to now she has gained her working experience in the finance-related sector at institutions such as banks and insurances. Writing her diploma thesis, which largely focused on personnel issues, sparked her interest in human resource management.
At the beginning of 2017 she successfully completed her studies in international economy and has been supporting the ISG-Team in the Tyrol ever since then, while still continuing her law studies.
Motto: “It is always too early to quit.” (Norman Vincent Peale)
Irene Schwab did her Bachelor’s degree in „Non-profit, social and health management“ at the Management Center in Innsbruck. The topic of her Bachelor thesis was the change and optimization of the system of the “Tafel Rosenheim”.
She has gained her work experience as assistant to the general management in the automotive sector as well as in different areas of gastronomy.
During her studies Irene Schwab had the possibility to gain further experience in a 4-month internship in the area of PR of the health sector. Her interest in HR developed through various courses and seminars during her semester abroad at the VSE University of Economics in Prague.
Since February she has been supporting the ISG team in the Tyrol.
Motto: “It often takes more courage to change your opinion than to remain true to it.”
Peter Aschenwald – with more than 20 years of management experience and a focus on human resources, provides comprehensive consulting and high utility to his customers.
He was Managing Director and CEO for many years at the market leader in retail sporting goods and since 2003 offers his expertise as a consultant.
A strong sense of empathy and understanding, broad practical experience, and fast uncomplicated implementation make him a competent partner for all human resource consulting issues.
Motto: „A cool head, a warm heart and working hands!“
Christoph Leitner studied economics at the Johannes KeplerUniversity Linz in the core areas of Personalwirtschaftt,controlling, corporate development and legal affairs. In addition, he completed in addition to numerous otherembodiments, the certification examinations (master exams) for the business of temporary employment and recruitmentas well as the travel agency industry, he is alsoakkredidierter trainer in adult education after SystemCert.
Was he responsible for the start of his career for the travelmanagement to its customers as a tourism and businesstravel managers (Quote: “I had to take the chance in a largetravel group walk, to look at the world and to managebetween customers, airlines, hotels and travel agencies andconvey what had made huge fun “), he has beenmore than 10 years of HR and management consultant and is a service in advising companies and job and career guide foremployees and applicants.
“There is always an uplifting experience with his customers to be successful, to generate solutions and to find the right fit with the appropriate staff. We are here and why we ask our customers!”
Mag Leitner is managing partner of the ISG Personalmanagement GmbH Your partner for quality time andwork, personnel consultancy, human resource development and executive search.
Motto: „Dissatisfaction is the beginning of the success“
Silke Moertenhuber began her professional career with a well-known car manufacturer. After some successful years in this area, Mrs. Moertenhuber decided on re-orientation, began her studies of psychology and sociology and changed into the field or personnel consultation.
Mrs. Moertenhuber particularly excels in her empathy fo people, her commitment and her communication skills. Due to her vast interest in personal as well as professional advancement training, she completed training courses in the fields of coaching, NLP, presentation and communication, HRM, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) as well as in systemic and gestalt-therapeutical consultation.
Additionally, Mrs. Moertenhuber extended her field of knowledge as a trainer and coach in one of the leading adult education institutes, in the domains of personality development, and occupation orientation.
Since March 2004, Mrs. Moertenhuber has been active for ISG Personalmanagment GmbH. Her office is located in Linz and serves customers in all of Upper Austria.
Motto: „If you can dream it, you can do it“ Walt Disney
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:
Mrs Witzler shows long-term and solid knowledge of the international medical devices- and healthcare market in general. Mrs Witzler holds a professional bachelor in hotel management.
She looks back on a 20+ years professional career and could develop a high level of dedicated experience in sectors like: medical devices, plastics and chemistry – where she successfully covered the various management roles.
Especially in medical devices, Mrs Witzler gained further in-depth knowledge in arthroscopy, laparoscopy, general surgery, gynaecology, vascular surgery, spine surgery and interventional pain management.
Over 15 years, Mrs Witzler has held national roles for Smith & Nephew in Germany and later also EMEA-wide, mainly in functional areas like: sales, marketing, business development, market access and professional education.
In 2006 she moved to Belgium and worked for Kimberly Clark/Halyard Health in the field of distributor management within EMEA.
Since March 2019 Mrs Witzler joined ISG as Executive Managing Partner and signs responsible for the ISG Benelux team. She is fluent in German, English, Dutch and French.
Mrs.Gigase has an extensive network and excellent market knowledge of the Healthcare Market in the Benelux. As a Senior Director she brings to ISG more than 30 years of experience and demonstrated results in successfully and sustainable growing businesses in Healthcare. With her background in the Pharma, Medical Devices and Healthcare IT sector in various Sales, Marketing and Management positions, she understands the challenges companies are facing in the rapid developing environment. She is highly involved in innovative digital developments, AI, Personalized Medicine, Interoperability and eHealth.
She has a genuine desire to make a difference in patient’s lives by working together with customers and partners to obtain a win, win, win outcome. With her special interest in the added value for human health and well-being, she also supports “Positieve Gezondheid”, where a meaningful life is one of the key elements of being happy.
In her vision, our working environment is one of the important factors in life and a healthy career is a real asset for the company as well as for the individual. Her aim at ISG is to find the excellent match for both parties. She brings a range of assessment techniques and uses NLP elements to supports search assignments.
Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Healthcare, Healthcare IT, Pharma, Medical Devices, Life Sciences, Biotechnology
Academic and Regional Hospitals, Network Organizations, Insurance Companies
C-Suite & Board Level | Board of Directors Care providers | Healthcare professionals | Health Care IT Management | Commercial Marketing & Sales | Business Development | Medical- & Bio-Informatics | Health Economics & Market Access | Pricing & Reimbursement | Regulatory Affairs | Quality Management & Safety | Scientific Research | Preclinical & Clinical Development
Mrs. Rondinelli shows an excellent background in supporting international companies related to Talent Acquisition and Executive Search. Furthermore, Mrs. Rondinelli can be regarded as a generalist in Human Resources and as an experienced business partner to support all HR activities of business-organizations, e.g.: Training & Development, Compensation, Labour Relations, Engagement Practices, Outplacement and Performance Reviews.
From her graduation background perspective, Mrs. Rondinelli is a psychologist and she also post-graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management and process management.
Mrs. Rondinelli is a continuous learner and is highly interested in innovative practices to support businesses in general. She possesses over 25 years of professional work experience within global companies and different segments. In addition, Mrs. Rondinelli is acting as a Human Resources expert for different topics associated with different industries like: automotive, autoparts, chemicals, manufacturing industry, retail, medical devices, hospitality, pharma and health care providers.
Prior to setting up her own HR-company, Mrs. Rondinelli was able to successfully build-up her strong personal competence in HR best practices, especially related to Talent Acquisition and Executive Search, Training & Development and Outplacement. In her long industry career, Mrs. Rondinelli performed as a Human Resources Manager and HR-Head within chemical-, automotive-, manufacturing-, pharma-, medical devices-, health care- and hospitality- companies in Brazil.
COUNTRY FOCUS: Brazil
– Chemical & Pharmaceutical: DuPont and Novartis
– Automotive & Autoparts: Volkswagen, Sandvik, Hyundai and Calsonic Kansei (Nissan)
– Health: Hospital, Insurance and Home Care: Conmedh, Medlife, Hospitality and Prestar
– Others: Medical Devices, Retail, Hospitality and outplacement consultancy.
Operations Executive with over 25 years of exceptional leadership. Andrzej is a skilled industrial engineer with extensive expertise in strategic direction, operational excellence, financial results, customer satisfaction, and employee training. Dedicated to quality management, dynamic team development with a focus on effective leadership, employee engagement, exceptional project deliverables and regulatory compliance. Exponential growth expert with an innate ability to turnaround underperforming business and projects, through robust strategic planning, restructuring, quality assurance and risk management. A skilled coach and motivator with the ability to work with diverse, cross-functional teams. A dynamic and passionate individual with a positive attitude and strong work ethics.
Andrzej has a unique professional background. He completed Nautical College as an Officer Navigator, has Diploma in Business Management and he holds a degree in engineering. He’s lived and worked on three continents; Europe, Africa and North America and fully understand how to professionally operate in diversified markets.
Other highlights of Andrzej’s expertise are Continuous Improvement, Product Development, Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Root Cause Analysis, Business Process Improvement, and Lean Manufacturing.
Michael Bruhn is co-founder (in 1998) and owner of Recruiters Search & Selection, and has since 2017 been the Country Manager for ISG Denmark.
He has a BA in Economics and 15 years of experience from Danish and international IT-Companies as IT-Consultant, Trainer, Marketing Consultant and Partner Relation Manager.
Michael recruits across all management disciplines providing clients with a tailored search, advertised selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
Peter Wadsholt is Country Manager in ISG Sweden, ISG Finland and ISG Latvia.
He has degrees in Law, Computing, Economics and NLP and 28 years of experience from Danish and international companies as Business Builder, Sales Executive, Executive Management and Lawyer.
Peter recruits across all management disciplines providing clients with a tailored search, advertised selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
Peter is a member of the Danish-German Chamber of Commerce (Dansk-Tysk Handelskammer / Deutsch-Dänische Handelskammer) and is an expert in cross-border recruitment between Denmark, Germany and Sweden.
Steen Ørnslund is Partner in ISG Denmark.
He has many years experience from working in different positions on top level in international companies in Denmark as well as abroad.
He is educated from Copenhagen Business School.
Steen recruits across all management disciplines ( C-level and Managers) including boards, providing clients with a search, advertised selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
Steen also works as a censor on Board Governance education programs.
Peter Neumann is a partner in ISG Denmark
Peter acknowledge that collaboration is essential for maximum benefit. He understands the motivation of customers, business partners and colleagues.
Peter holds degrees in economics, insurance, HD and has an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) within strategy. He has worked with HRM, entrepreneurship, psychology, management/leadership, global strategies and business assessment.
Since 2013 Torben has been working with Headhunting primarily in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. He has a great experience to manage business culture challenges from his eighth years working in Germany. His original background is in Management positions at different Financial Institutions. He has a strong network within the Wind Industry, Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity and Transport Industry.
He has experience with Executive Search “cross-border” within Management, Sales and Specialist positions and mentoring. In many years he has been training Management Team and HR-Managers to use Test and Assessment Tools.
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration HD (F) and HD (O) from Copenhagen Business School
Anne-Marie Rødbroe is partner in ISG Denmark.
She has 25 years of management experience from Danish and foreign companies. She has 30 years of experience in recruiting and career counseling for key positions in sales, finance, customer service, marketing and administration.
Anne-Marie is a trained business coach and has completed a large number of courses in sales, sales management, sales psychology, organizational development and leadership. She is certified in various number of test tools and has completed more than 1000 test assessment in the Enneagram, DISC, 16PF, PTP, PTL and PTT, and has also developed several team processes based on personal analysis.
Maria is Partner in ISG Denmark.
She has more than 15 years of experience in recruiting and skills development.
She has served a wide range of managers in Danish and international companies as a sparring partner for recruitments at all level.
Maria is a trained NLP coach and Business Coach and has conducted a wide range of education and training courses in sales, recruitment and customer service.
Maria is certified in various test tools PTM, PTL, DISC, and MPA, and has more than 6 years of experience in the use of personality analysis.
In addition, Maria has more than 500 successful recruitments behind her.
He has a long executive experience within, Energy, HEWAC, Wholesale, and RetVeli-Pekka has worked as a headhunter for several years and before becoming a headhunter he held positions as CEO, sales director, marketing director and business area director in different Finnish companies. He is capitalizing on his broad experience when solving demanding search assignments in a vast range of branches, both at executive and managerial level, and even on expert level. Typical search assignments are within production material management, purchasing, supply chain, economic & financial controlling, HR, building, research and retail. He has experience with career advisory, onboarding, coaching, mentoring, and board governanceail industries.
2019——- Managing Partner ISG Finland
2014-2019 MD/Partner Birn-Partners Finland Oy
2014——–Chairman of Board Fish4 Oy
2013-2014 Executive Consultant InHunt Group
2006-2013 Sales Director, Member of the Board Puumerkki
1998-2006 Sales Manager Onninen Group
1997-1998 Managing Director Keltainen Pörssi, Infosto Group
1995-1997 Managing Director Oy Nelimo Ltd
1994-1995 Marketing Director Rauta-ja Konetarve
1992-1994 Store Director Renlund EKA -Yhtymä
1986 -1990 Business Manager Tuko
General Managers,CEO’s, Sales & Marketing Directors , Sales & Marketing managers, Finance Controllers, Sales Persons, Specialists in General, HR managers, Country Manager
Grundfos, SitoWIse,Onninen, Maillefer, NIBE Energy Systems, HansGrohe SE, Länsi-Metro Oy, UPM, Jeld-Wen, Riikku Rakenne, Billerud Körsnäs,Carlson, Egger ApS, Power
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:
Mr. Grémaud has an excellent knowledge of the healthcare sector, especially in the following sub-industry sectors: medical devices, medical imaging, radio-pharmacy and healthcare technology. As marketing & sales manager, Pascal Grémaud has been present on the French and EMEA healthcare market for more than 30 years. In academic terms, he holds several master’s degrees from IAE Paris – with a specialization in marketing and sales practices, and in marketing research.
In addition to his consulting and teaching activities, Pascal Grémaud is active in marketing-research activities at the Sorbonne Graduate School of Management where he acts as a subject matter expert in the field of: “Digital transformation and its impact on commercial organizations”.
Mr. Grémaud has more than 30 years of professional experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain considerable strategic and operational experience in the health care sector, in particular, in the areas of commercial sales and marketing, among main healthcare players in the French healthcare market.
During his several professional assignments, he has built a valuable experience in the medical device industry, for example at GE Healthcare and at Philips Healthcare – where he served as Marketing Manager for Molecular Imaging (EMEA) and where he successfully signed responsible for commercial excellence programmes for more than 10 years.
Over the last 25 years, Mr. Parmentier has been demonstrating his impressive knowledge and tremendous track-record in both – the Healthcare Industry and in the industrial Packaging world. He holds master studies in Strategic Commercial- and Marketing Management from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) in Paris.
Laurent Parmentier shows a solid background and work-experience in the broader Healthcare business, specifically in the commercial Sales and Marketing setting. In particular, he does possess of a very high knowledge of the European Dental environment and it’s large portfolio of products – from consumables and implants to capital Equipment and the latest Imaging and CAD/CAM-technologies.
During this long-term professional career, he was acting as a Senior Sales Professional and Manger of Sales and Marketing within the Dental and Medical Ecosystem. Particularly, he was in charge of Strategic Sales Planning & Management, Change Management and organisational restructuring topics and also supported mergers of local company acquisitions and synergies between Dental companies. Furthermore, he successfully signed responsible for diverse European projects such as EMEA products launches / go-to-market plans and after-sales services.
Over the very last 12 years, Mr. Parmentier served at DANAHER Corporation as Commercial Director France of KaVo Kerr Dental.
At the ISG-Group, and herewith especially within the sector-group Healthworld, he will concentrate on recruitment-projects related to the following functional areas: Commercial Sales & Marketing, Transitions & Change Management, Strategic Planning, Sales Training / Sales & Marketing Strategy Management, Mergers & Company Organisations Management.
Jerome Pavier brings along with him a top-level education in sciences, technology and business from ESSEC in Paris. Jerome Pavier is an experienced industry general manager with sales and marketing background. He acquired a specific strong 25y+ expertise of the healthcare sector, where he has been working in sub-industry segments like: medical equipment, consumables, pharmaceutical products, healthcare IT and services including solution selling and complex partnerships. He represents an executive manager with experience in large international companies, e.g. GE Healthcare, but he is also familiar with leading positions in SMEs (Pentax Medical France or Amersham Health Pharma) and start-ups where he served as board member. In the last two years Jerome founded and successfully managed his own consulting and transition management company, named “Market Access conseils”, where he helped French SME’s and start-up companies to develop their international enterprise activities and to enter the European market. As Managing Partner of ISG France, executive search & recruiting, he contributes to the development of the Healthcare franchise.
Mr. Trousseau has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare market, specifically in marketing, communication, product management and project management. He also worked as a freelance consultant in digital marketing and communication for several healthcare companies.
By background, Hugues Trousseau, holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Lyon (France) and he successfully obtained an additional certification in Digital Marketing and Communication in the year 2016.
In the course of his +25 years-long professional career, Hugues was acting as Marketing and Communication Manager for international healthcare companies, e.g. at Carestream Healthcare, as well at innovative start-up companies where he developed his healthcare experience, especially in market analysis (e.g. quantification, segmentations, go to market), digital strategy (e.g. web, social media, e-mailings, content management, CRM), brand-management, event management, product management, training and project management.
Combining his passion for all related topics concerning the “digital” landscape and his knowledge of the healthcare market in general, Hugues decided to add his fantastic experience and enthusiasm to the organizational structure of ISG-Healthworld, where he started as a “Managing Partner France” in 2019.
Having worked since more than 20 years for US companies in the medical devices industry (e.g. companies like: Stryker, Guidant, Abbott) in France, Benelux and in the UK, the added value of Didier DOUCET is coming from the diversity of his background which made him cover the key functions of a company.
This background has been built on large and multiple experiences in various company-ecosystems and functions, like in audit, finance, operations, HR, legal, tenders, marketing and commercial, P&L management.
During that time, he piloted teams and encouraged companies integration and faced challenging and changing environments. Beside of that, Didier Doucet developed a dynamic and strategic management structure and philosophy, launched innovations, built new activities – always bearing in mind respective solutions and results among all the missions he took.
Didier DOUCET holds a Master in Business Administration as well as a Finance and Accounting degree. He followed also the ABBOTT Global Leadership Program dedicated to General Management.
His latest assignment was Business Unit Director for the Abbott Interventional Cardiology division, the biggest division of Abbott Vascular.
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.
Inga Melkumian was born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia. She graduated from the American University of Hawaii in 2000 with a degree in Law and Diplomacy and started to work at the British Embassy in Tbilisi in 2000 where she had an outstanding career for 14 years.
She had the opportunity to be groomed trough many departments and became very knowledgeable in many fields of an organization and led the HR office in Georgia for the last 5 years. She also provided HR advice and consultation to the region, which included Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other Eastern and Middle East countries. She was considered to be one of the best HR professionals in the region. In 2013 Inga was selected to be the representative of the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Asia Directorate on the HR Management Board of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office – this Board reported to the UK Ministers.
Inga is deeply involved in Training and Development; she is equipped with international training qualifications and experienced in delivering HR competence-based training and soft skill courses.
Her vast experience of working in local and international organisations, has taught her to be efficient, punctual and flexible at all times.
Inga has joined us in April 2015 because she felt that ISG would add value to the development of HR Services for companies operating in Georgia and the Region.
Tillmann Gehlhoff is a partner of ISG Germany GmbH at the company location Bielefeld.
As a qualified occupational and organizational psychologist with a focus on human resources and personnel development, he worked for several years in a medium-sized textile-industry company as the head of the personnel department.
Tillmann Gehlhoff has been working since 1994 as a human resources and organizational consultant, personnel developer and management coach among other roles for Kienbaum Management Consultants, the Neuhaus+Partner Advisory Group. Since 1999 he has been a founder and managing partner of INTRAC GmbH, an institute for HR consulting and management training. His clients include both nationally and internationally successful companies and corporations.
As a specialist and coach on the topic of change management his consultant focus is on the search for and development of personnel in the context of rapidly changing entrepreneurial environments. His search for and integration of new professionals and executives is based on a comparison of the client’s requirements and the candidate’s professional and personal qualifications. At your request he can also perform a detailed analysis of the candidate’s actual capabilities and the desired situation for both the company and the team.
In interviews with specialists and executives, his training in client-centered talk therapy provides his customers with greater insight into candidate personality when selecting employees.
For over 20 years Tillmann Gehlhoff has been advising companies on issues of personnel development, especially in matters of leadership development. The spectrum of his activities ranges from the building up of management development programs to the implementation of specific programs, workshops, and individual coaching.
Motto: “Those who can’t change their minds, can’t change anything.” (George Bernard Shaw)
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.
Motto: “Having the capacity to lead a team is not enough. The leader must be willing to use it.” (Vince Lombardi)
Anastasia Alekhina is Managing Partner of ISG at the Bremen office and mainly works in the German-speaking area.
Anastasia Alekhina was born and raised in Moscow and moved to Germany at the age of twelve together with her family. After completing her education as business woman with focus on the automotive sector, she also initially worked in this field.
In August of 2014 she changed to the HR consulting sector. At first she worked in the disposition department at a temporary employment agency focusing on employees in industry and manufacturing enterprises.
Her personal development continued by changing to an established personnel consultancy with focus on the placement of specialists and leaders and interim management. She joined in the function of a sales assistant but, after a short time, she was responsible for placements und was soon given international projects as Manager Sales & Projects.
After completing further education as coach in the area of personal development Anastasia Alekhina joined ISG as Managing Partner at the beginning of 2019. She specializes in consulting and placement of specialists and leaders in the automotive and industrial sectors.
Motto: „Never hire for skills. Hire for Passion. Skills are cheap. Passion is hard to come by.”
Thomas Behncke is managing partner and shareholder of ISG Personalmanagement Deutschland GmbH and is your contact person for all ISG services.
He studied economics at the Goerg-August-University in Göttingen and since he finished his final degree as Diplom-Kaufmann he has gained about 15 years of experience with national and international industrial and mercantile concerns and service companies in several branches of business, dimensions and legal forms. During this time, he was responsible for the functions of controlling/finance, IT/organization, human resources, legal department as well as marketing. He was intensely involved with the topics of process optimization, risk management, strategic alliances as well as Due Diligence in the context of M&A projects.
Before changing to personnel consultancy, Thomas Behncke was successfully active for companies like KPMG, BMW, Continental, Otto Versand, GEVA, Bertelsmann, ML Immobilien, Marc Schuhfabrik, net AG, JLW Holding AG plus MEDIKO.
Personnel consultancy and development represent for him to design and implement individual concepts and solutions with professionalism and seriousness for the benefit of all involved participants.
Member of the board of directors/CEO of a successful group of companies with more than 70 subsidiaries in several industries, CFO/executive director of a corporation which is listed on the stock exchange, manager with general power of attorney of a leading co-operation of specialized wholesale trade with more than 150 limited partners, group controller/assistant of the managing shareholder of a group of companies in Zurich with about 2.300 employees, audit manager of an international active accountancy firm (big four).
Motto: “One secret of success is to understand the point of view of the Client.” (Henry Ford)
Dietmar Wurzel is partner of ISG Personnel Management GmbH in the region of Dusseldorf / Dortmund. With his Master of Business Administration / B.A., he first worked after his studies in the Frankfurt headquarters of a department store comapny in the department of “Personnel management and personnel controlling.”
Coming with a large-company view, he was supposed to reform the human resources management of his next employer, a leading IT service provider in healthcare. This resulted in a multi-layered process of continuous improvement, which brought a paradigm shift in management philosophy and thus sustainable business success.
For a manufacturer of plastic transport packaging Dietmar Wurzel was responsible for personnel management and recruiting, and as deputy manager for logistical and quality related processes.
In his last position as the leading employee within an automotive group, he led factory controlling and had influence on rationalization and investment decisions.
Since 2004 Dietmar Wurzel has been an independent entrepreneur. In addition to human resources management consulting as a partner of ISG Personnel Management Ltd, he advises customers as the owner of of IDL idea management services: how companies can consistently use the potential of their employees through a multiplication of the qualitative and quantitative idea quota. Five of the six largest companies in Germany have taken part in his seminars for optimizing idea-management systems.
Individual coaching is another passion of his in which he guides people to their personal and professional breakthrough.
Motto: “Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them” – Albert Einstein
Dirk Müller is your ISG contact and primary consultant in the region of Fulda / Kassel. 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 studying business administration in Fulda, Mr. Müller began his professional career in the food industry, at first as assistant to management in leading projects on topics such as marketing to higher education, employee retention and staff development. After training to become a certified Personnel Consultant, Mr. Müller became the personnel manager of the industrial group’s many locations. Several operational transitions and associated social plans with budget responsibility were also managed by Mr. Müller. He also shaped some collective agreements, and successfully developed and implemented concepts in time management, personnel controlling and company retirement provisions. His experience and knowledge spectrum as an HR-generalist extends across strategic and operational human resource management. As a recruiter Mr. Müller supports his clients, primarily small and medium enterprises, especially in the fields of procurement / recruiting, retention and integrated personnel management consulting.
Motto: “All that we take on, will not be completed in the first few days, and perhaps not even in our lifetime, but let us begin.”
Martin Kraml is a Managing Consultant of ISG Personnel Management Germany Ltd. and contact person at the Hamburg office.
Born in Vienna, Mr. Kraml brings to his consulting work his many years of international management experience in the areas of sales and management consulting.
After completing his degree in Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics with a focus on “International Management & Marketing”, he collected his first sales experience in a world-leading American hotel corporation.
He then managed one of the largest personnel advertising agencies in Central Europe and in this time he built up and expanded a broad HR network, especially in the DACH and CEE region. Recently, Mr. Kraml held a management function at the leading German private radio marketing company.
His many years of personal experience, especially in acquisition and in key account management in the areas of B2B & B2C, his distinctive, cross-industry management experience, as well as his extensive experience in the HR environment make Martin Kraml an outstanding partner for our company.
He dedicates his free time to his family – he’s an excellent skier, tennis player and a talented amateur chef, who cooks with passion.
Motto: “Do or do not. There is no try.”
Yoda to Luke Skywalker while training
Petra Danowski ist seit 14 Jahren Personalberaterin und hatte ihren Schwerpunkt von Beginn an in der Medizintechnik. Ihre langjährige Erfahrung und ihre umfangreichen Produktkenntnisse zeichnen sie aus und garantieren unseren Kunden Erfolg bei der Personalsuche und ist für uns eine Bereicherung.
Petra Danowski hat ein sehr gutes Netzwerk und sehr fundierte Kenntnisse im Life Science Sector. Als Beraterin ist sie geschätzt von Kunden und ihre hartnäckige Suche nach den passenden Kandidaten unterstützt ihre Reputation und ihren Erfolg. Sie wird zukünftig auch in anderen Branchen tätig sein, ihren Schwerpunkt aber behalten und ausbauen. Sie ist ausserdem tätig als Dozentin an der Freseniushochschule und an der Fachhochschule in Heide.
In ihrer Freizeit ist Petra Danowski sportlich sehr aktiv und tanzt Tango Argentino mit der gleichen Leidenschaft wie sie ihre Beratungstätigkeit ausübt.
Motto: “Energie folgt der Aufmerksamkeit” (Huna Prinzip)
Andreas Castiglioni è l’amministratore delegato della ISG Personalmanagement in Italia
Il sig. Castiglioni ha 15 anni di esperienza nella conduzione del personale in aziende di media grandezza in Alto Adige. Aveva non solo la responsabilità della ricerca e selezione del personale, ma ne curava anche l’aspetto amministravo. Nato in Alto Adige e conoscendo italiano e tedesco, può fare da ponte tra il nord e il sud dell’Europa.
La sua ambizione gli deriva dalla sua carriera di sportivo agonista. Lo sport gli ha insegnato a far tesoro delle esperienze passate e di lavorare al successo in maniera instancabile.
Le sue esperienze professionali e le sue competenze personali sono la base ideale per la ricerca e selezione di figure specializzate e direttive anche di alto profilo.
In qualità di amministratore delegato della ISG Italia il sig. Castiglioni è anche responsabile dello sviluppo della ISG in Italia. L’obiettivo è quello di garantire anche ai clienti in Italia i servizi e il know how del gruppo ISG.
Nel sig. Castiglioni troverete una figura di riferimento professionale nella ricerca e selezione per la Vs. Azienda.
Motto: “Tu hai 3 possibilità nella vita: rinunciare dall’inizio, gettare la spugna o dare tutto!”
Otto G. Schaser is a partner of ISG Personalmanagement Ltd. in Heilbronn / Stuttgart.
He has 35 years of solid career experience in responsible positions in various national and international companies.
After training to become an economic mediator and business coach the next step was to gain independence.
Recruiting for him means finding individual and harmonious solutions at the interface between man and business that are suitable, viable and profitable for everyone.
His consulting approach is resource and solution oriented. His actions are characterized by an effort to take into account the interests of all stakeholders and to act sustainably.
The focus of his thoughts and actions are on the human being!
Languages spoken: German, English, Romanian
Motto: “Real dialogue means: Stepping out of I and knocking on the door of You.” Albert Camus
Adrjen Weber is a Manging Partner of ISG Personalmanagement GmbH in Stuttgart – Bodensee with an office in Aldingen. After successfully completing his training as an industrial clerk and continuing his education as a Business Economist, Mr. Weber worked for a leading industrial company in sales, most recently as a Sales Manager.
With nearly 20 years of professional experience in management and specialist positions, with a focus on the distribution of the supplier industry and the automotive sector, Mr. Weber has a correspondingly high level of consulting expertise. He expanded his knowledge through continuous education and with extra-occupational study (Fern-Universität).
Mr. Weber has been a Managing Partner at ISG since 2017 and was able to gain well-known customers after a short time and support them competently and successfully with regard to personnel requirements. Even in hard-to-fill areas, e.g. In the area of service technician (m / w), Mr. Weber was able to build up a high level of special expertise and to win the sought-after personnel for his customers.
Mr. Weber is a member of the so-called ” Automotive Sector Group ” due to his focus on the supplier industry and automotive sector. He can thus access a team specializing in the automotive industry, both in Germany and internationally, in order to provide his customers with optimal advice and support.
Motto: “One has a head start in life, who tackles where the others first talk.” (John F. Kennedy)
Mr Möller is responsible for the ISG automative team in Germany. Together with his team he recrutes specialists and executive staff for leading manufactureres, 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.
Motto: “Nothing good happens unless one does it.” (Erich Kästner)
Criss is Managing Partner of ISG Personal Management Germany based in Munich / Garmisch.
Following a successful training as Industrial Business Manager she started her early career in various positions in the personnel department of a Munich DAX corporation. Subsequently, she joined a renowned asset management company in South Africa for several years. She was responsible for HR Management and established effective communication structures in order to encourage mutually beneficial trade and business relations between various companies in Southern Africa.
Back in Germany Criss set up her own export company. Based on her wide international experience she held various senior sales and management positions in consumer goods and lifestyle enterprises. Since 2014, she once again became an independent entrepreneur and joined ISG.
In addition to all services related to HR management, she advises national and international clients on the appropriate search strategy national and international and builds the ISG cooperation with the international recruitment network NPA.
Today, within the ISG Group, she is a member of the Sector Team “Pharma / Biotech / Chemicals”, “Building & Construction” and “Machinery & Plant Engineering” and advises and supports various companies of all key HR-Management related issues primarily concentrating on recruiting of executive and managing positions . . In addition, she is specialized in EXPAT placements and secondment to APAC and MEA.
Her experience and competence profile covers the entire spectrum of corporate management, personnel management, sales management and international business development.
Her expert knowledge and competence profile covers the full range of HR Management, Corporate Management, national and international Sales Management as well as International Business Development, etc.
For her, recruiting means to bring the diversity of people and companies in line and to find not only the “best” but the perfectly “right” candidate for her clients.
It goes without saying that exceptional personal dedication is an essential factor for joint success
Motto: “Paths are made by walking.” (Franz Kafka)
Ulrich Kiesl is your direct contact person and consultant for the region of Munich and its surrounding area. Originally from Munich, he has lived in the Rosenheim area for 25 years and is committed to providing excellent service to medium-sized companies, specifically in the industries of Sport and (Rotary?). With focus on personnel / organization, sales and financing, while studying business administration at the University of Passau (Dipl.-Kfm. Univ.) he started his career as a trainee in one of the leading insurance companies. With an approximate 30 years of professional experience in management and specialist roles, mainly in sales positions within the finance and insurance industry, Mr. Kiesl brings a very high level of consulting expertise. Mr. Kiesl works as an accredited consultant in the promotion program corporate value: MENSCH and as a listed BAFA consultant and trainer. His focus is on strategic (HR) consulting, the strengthening of the success factor of people and the networking of small and medium-sized enterprises. In addition, as product manager and project manager, he successfully implemented nationwide innovation projects. Since 2017, Mr. Kiesl has been active as a personnel consultant for ISG and advises clients on innovative HR management with a focus on staff retention and recruiting. He specializes in the technology sectors (automotive, mechanical engineering, semiconductor industry) and the insurance industry.
Motto: “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs
Jörg Rümmelin is a partner at ISG Personalmanagement GmbH in Munich. 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.
Born in Stuttgart, he studied Business Administration at the Bundeswehr University Munich, specialising in personnel and organisation during his officer training. He can now look back on over 30 years of experience in various management positions and as an independent entrepreneur in the real estate and services industry. In 1997 he received an innovation award for the real estate industry. Since 1999 he has been an occupational psychology trainer and supervisor for managers, young executives and salespeople. After several years working as a manager at a leading Munich real estate company, he gained an extra qualification as an HR Manager specialising in Change Management. Since 2011 he has successfully worked as a recruiting specialist for innovative and sales-orientated companies. Mr Rümmelin stands out thanks to his commercial perspective and pragmatic approach.
Motto: “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try” (John F. Kennedy)
Sabine Sax studied Business Administration in a dual system at the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch Gladbach. Several years later she completed a professional MBA course in Growth Management with SIBE GmbH at the Steinbeis University Berlin. The company sponsoring the project was SAPHIR Deutschland GmbH, which focuses on recruiting, coaching and matching.
Sabine Sax gained her first professional experience during her university education at various work placements, some of which were even abroad (in Greece, Spain and China). After working as a Branch Manager (at Tchibo GmbH) and Sales Manager (at Lidl Vertriebs GmbH und Co. KG) Ms Sax moved to the renowned Steinbeis University Berlin in 2008. There she worked in a variety of positions, including Project Manager, Project Lecturer and Careers Coach. Steinbeis Senior Professional Academy is a new business unit established within Steinbeis University; Ms Sax was involved in various areas of the foundation of this new organisation (the design, marketing, sales etc.). Within the scope of her work here, Sabine Sax was also a (co-)author of numerous publications about the demographic development and requirement criteria for managers. Since March 2015 she has also been a partner of ISG Personalmanagement GmbH, where she currently focuses on research, candidate recruitment and application interviews.
Motto: “The most important talent in the future will be: the talent of uncovering talent.” (Karl Pilsl)
Kerstin Wunderlich works with ISG Personnel Management Ltd. in Rosenheim / Munich.
After completing her studies of foreign languages in Erlangen (English, Italian) she had a short training to become a retail business woman, she was then immediately made a trainee, and subsequently became department head in a large German department store group. In 1998 Ms. Wunderlich relocated to London and took over the position of International Field Sales Executive for an English production and trading company for three years.
From 2002 to 2006 she took on in the same company the position of export sales manager and was able to achieve very good results in this task. Because of her outstanding achievements, she received the “Queen’s Award for Export Achievement” from Queen Elizabeth.
Due to her family situation Ms. Wunderlich moved to the United States in 2006. She work there as a ski instructor, and German language teacher at a school in Seattle, Washington and organized various events for the resident German community.
After returning to Germany in 2010, she worked as an assistant in a company for education and training in the field of quality control.
Since 2015 Kerstin Wunderlich has been a Managing Partner at ISG Personnel Management Ltd. and specializes in HR consulting for commercial enterprises
During her career Ms. Wunderlich collected intercultural competence and extensive international experience in various roles in both technical and managerial positions.
Motto: “What you can dream, you can achieve”
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).
Motto: “The secret to success is to understand the viewpoint of others.” (Henry Ford I., car manufacturer)
David Gökcedag joined ISG Personalmanagement GmbH as Recruitment and Talent Search Partner to support our valuable clients in the Software Sector by evaluating Specialists and Managers especially in Software Development, Software Design and Architecture, and Product & Project Management positions throughout the EU leveraging our over 650 ISG employees.
He is a member of our IT Sector Group focusing on Telecommunications, Information Technology and Software Development. David is an Industrial & Management Engineer having completed his technical education with honors from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
Fluent in English, Turkish, German and Spanish David was a Business Developer and Project Manager for the last 20 years, providing a wide range of consultancy services to companies developing their international business in Turkey and other emerging markets. He has experience both with global corporations (General Electric) and start-up companies having established a successful software company in Istanbul which he is still currently advising as board member. He gained valuable market know how for very well-known SME’s as well as international corporations from the USA, UK, Spain, Turkey, China and Germany.
Motto: “Be the Change you want to see in the World” (Mahatma Gandhi)
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.
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)
Rainer Tischendorf is a partner at ISG Personalmanagemetn GmbH at the Ulm/Neu-Ulm office, covering the regions of Baden-Württemberg and Allgäu / Lake Constance.
He studied Economics and Business Informatics in Stuttgart. Over the course of 20 years of professional experience at national and international companies in industry and the the lifestyle and consumer goods retail sector, he was responsible for marketing organisations ranging from branch management to country manager level in various divisions and at company of different sizes. Mr Tischendorf has also been involved in lots of international expansion and e-commerce projects, both strategically and operatively. He dealt intensively with the issues of sales optimisation and increasing the efficiency of internal processes.
His experience and know-how covers all the topics of strategic personnel management from personnel marketing, the efficient design of processes to the design of an integrated personnel development system with practical workshops and individual coaching sessions. He was actively involved in countless optimisations, adaptations and measures to improve flexibility and change during change management processes. As a qualified trainer and coach, he inspires teams to positive change and supports them in the long term to achieve high operative excellence.
With his expertise, Mr Tischendorf gives clients, managers and applicants not only the feeling of “being understood” but also identifies with the companies and the people behind them with full conviction. For him, personnel management means a strategic and integrated way of thinking, although it always focusses on real practice which is relevant to the client and its employees, supporting them ideally in their search for specialist and management personnel.
Have you ever thought about giving your employees a little something to read:
SHACKLETON’S WAY – “Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer” – (Morrell, Capparell)
“When it comes to promoting team spirit, mastering crises with limited resources, preserving order amid chaos and leading by personal example with optimism, fairness, intelligence and empathy, Shackleton offers a perfect example of adventurous but responsible management.”
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.
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)
Rainer Meeh is your primary contact person and consultant in the region of Würzburg (Northern Bavaria).
After completing his studies in business management at the university in Würzburg with the degree of “Business Economist (FH), Rainer Meeh started his career at a specialist wholesaler for clocks, watches and technical accessories. At first his area of work comprised the organisation of fairs, sales force management, employee training and marketing combined with the responsibility for personnel.
After a short time he joined the management board and founded another trading company in the area of private label products where he held the post of managing director. Apart from selling to traditional specialist sole traders, the new company mainly supplied industrial companies with “suitable”, custom-made products.
Over the years Rainer Meeh’s entrepreneurial actions transitioned more and more into the consulting area. Since 2018 he has been managing partner and senior consultant for ISG.
Motto: “Those who do not want, find reasons. Those who want, find ways.” (Unknown)
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.
Motto: ‘It does not matter where you start, what matters is the decision about where you eventually want to get to.” (Anthony Robbins)
After graduation from the Budapest College of Economics and Business Administration, Éva Fehér started her professional career in international sales. As a result of her self-starter and success-orientated personality, she was responsible to develop new markets and worldwide launch innovative products of a Biochemical Manufacturer. After 7 years spent in international business development and having gained first leadership experiences, her scope of responsibility was widened when she was appointed to manage the whole Sales,Marketing&Logistic Unit. Due to her interest and know-how of organisational and process development, she was also involved in strategic HR management, designing and implementation of new HR processes.
In 2006, taking use of her corporate experiences, she started with personnel consulting at CATRO Management Consulting and successfully coordinated search &selection of specialists and executives.
She joined ISG team as a Senior Consultant in 2010 and she has been working for her Clients from various industries (services, IT/Telecommunication, production, trade). Beside personnel recruitement and head-hunting, she makes evaluations (assessment center, development center, tests, management audits) and several HR-related surveys (e.g. wage-survey, HR-market survey).
Tailor-made, result-orientated approach and high performance characterise her work.
Motto: “Change your thoughts and you see the world is going to change accordingly”
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.
Motto: “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”
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.
Completing search and selection, Executive Search and head-hunting projects Working out Assessment Centres, evaluating, moderating
Motto: “If you can dream it, you can even realize it.”
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.
Motto: “You must always strive to be the best, but you must never believe that you are.”
Márk completed his English BSc studies in Commerce & Marketing at the Budapest Business University. During his student years he gained great insight into the world of tourism, where he could further enhance his foreign language skills and take advantage of it in a multicultural environment. Márk also received an opportunity to participate in a newly found, successful business project which gave him strong focus and knowledge on business operations.
As a fresh graduate he continued his professional career at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace where he was working on PR & Marketing campaigns of the luxury hotel involving countless international celebrities
Márk currently studies for a master’s degree in Marketing at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
He joined ISG team in 2017 as a Researcher and looks forward to further expand his previous academic and professional experience.
Motto: “Sometimes the simplest things mean the most.”
Márk has graduated at the College for Modern Business Studies as an Economist specialising in Commerce in 2003.
He started his career as a salesperson and later moved to the direction of customer services. He has worked more than 10 years as a customer service agent at different multinational companies where he has learnt a lot about customer care, loyalty and handling complaints.
Lately he decided to move to the direction of HR. He started to work as a HR Generalist and received a qualified coach certification as well.
He has lived in New Zealand and the Republic of Ireland to improved his English and also holds an intermediate German language exam.
He has joined ISG in the summer of 2018 as a Senior Researcher.
Motto: „You can do everything. Even if you would not think so.“
Renáta graduated at the Corvinus University of Budapest in the specialization of Human Resources.
She started her career as a HR Trainee at Randstad Hungary Ltd. where she spent almost 2 years in the field of engineering and logistics.
She joined the ISG team as a Researcher and looks forward to further expand her previous academic and professional experience.
Motto: “If you want to live a life you’ve never lived, you have to do things you’ve never done.”
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.
Motto: „You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”
College of Zsigmond Király, Budapest
HR Manager, BA
2010- ISG Personalmanagement
Kft. Research & Administration Manager
2008-2010 International Management Consulting Company
2007 Multinational IT Company
Partner Program Expert
2004-2006 Sales Support Hungarian Owned Company
Office Manager & Personal Assistant
1999-2003 Executive Distributor of Sport Equipments
After his technical apprenticeship with ABB (former BBC) in Zurich, Lorenzo Molinari 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 Molinari joined ISG Personalmanagement Ltd 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.
Motto: “There is no meaning in life if everything ends with death.” Silo
Katalin graduated at the College of Finance and Accountancy and University of Pécs as Economist. She has gained many years of experience in HR during which she worked for consultancy companies, including CATRO Management Consulting and ACCORD Group Kennedy Balogh. She also worked as HR Manager and spent several years in the relocation industry.
She joined the team of ISG in 2018 as Business Support Specialist where she was responsible for the full administrative support of the Consultants and strategic business support for the Management. Since 2019 she has been working as Recruitment Consultant in the Direct Search & Selection Division.
Motto: “The more we believe that success is up to us, the easier it is to reach.”
Dóra graduated as a language teacher at the Kossuth Lajos University of Debrecen, and also has a degree in foreign trade.
She gained extensive professional experience in international companies, worked as a Purchaser, Key Account Manager, PR and Communication Manager.
She spent the last 6 years in HR consultancy, mainly dealing with middle, top and expert positions, as well as being an Observer/Assessor and Project Manager for AC/DC processes. She participated in Outplacement processes, Career Counseling and Intercultural Training.
In 2019, she joined ISG team as a Consultant, focusing on Middle Management and Senior Experts.
She has an extensive experience in the following industries: Finance, Banking & Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Service Industry, FMCG.
Motto: “Optimism is a faith that leads to success.”
Szilvia graduated as Computer Science Engineer (MSc) at Pannon University and later continued her studies at Corvinus University in Budapest where she participated in post-graduate specialist training programme in Economic Sciences, where she earned secondary degree in Engineering-Economics.
She started her professional career at Nokia Hungary as software verification engineer, later continued as quality engineer. After this period she was the first contact point for Hungarian and Austrian customers in a Case Manage role. Later she had global responsibilities, participated in selection and audition of repair factories in an international environment. After 16 years she decided to change, she got her coach qualification and worked as Coach for 2 years.
She joined ISG team as a Recruitment Consultant.
Motto: “Actions speak louder than words.”
Bernadett studied at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, on the faculty of Economics and Management.
She started her professional career at Exelect Hungary Ltd. as an assistant and later she worked on End-to-End recruitment projects as an HR Consultant.
Here she founded her consultancy skills, which she actively employed in her successful projects.
She joined ISG Personalmanagement team in 2018 as a Recruitment Consultant.
Motto: „Make the most of yourself everyday.”
Barnabás got his degree in Human Resources Bsc at Szent István University. During his studies he was a delegated member of the Student Council, in his senior year he was a Group Leader responsible for student events in the Council. He learned his profession’s fundaments while he was an HR Intern at a multinational company.
After getting his degree he looked for new challenges so he started an intensive language course in German.
He joined in 2018 as a Researcher in order to deepen his professional skills and knowledge.
Motto: „Career guidance advice for children today: choose a profession in which the machines aren’t good at – buzzwords: working with people, unpredictability, creativity.” Max Tegmark
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.
During his career Millian Quaresima has gained substantial experience in specialized and leadership positions as well as in diverse functional areas. For several years he worked in fields such as sales and consulting as well as personnel leadership, development and training. His core competencies comprise the areas of industry, food and finance. He gained more experience in sales during his work with international companies in Germany and Italy.
Being originally from South Tyrol, he enjoys the benefits of bilingualism and can thus establish a bridge between north and south.
His clients appreciate his supportive nature which he creates through intensive reflection of behavior and decisions. This is possible through his experience in sales and his leadership competencies which he has learned “from scratch”.
For him HR consulting means: the person is always the focal point and it is crucial to find the common elements and to strengthen these because they are the basis for long-term success. Only when you understand matters, can you change them.
Motto: “Faber est suae quisque fortunae” – Appius Claudius Caesus
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”
Jan Erik Jahnsen is Managing Partner in ISG Norway and is based in the Oslo Area.
He has more than 30 years experience within management as CEO and board positions.
Mainly from companies within consulting and recruitment in the Norwegian and international energy, engineering, ICT and project management market areas.
Jan Erik is also an experienced trainer of leaders, executive coach and speaker in addition to headhunter and recruiter.
Degree in Business, marketing and leadership at Norwegian Business School (BI).
Certified Coach within organization development, recruitment and Career advisory.
Jan Erik is the founder and owner of the Valeo Leaders Academy, and he has been working within the Norwegian and International recruitment industry since 1988, with technical recruitment, Executive Search and also an advisor within team assessement, HR services, Management Support, Leadership training and coaching.
He recruits domestically and cross-border across all management, technical, ICT and project management disciplines providing clients with Search & Selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required.
Jan Erik is a member of the regional Chamber of Commerce and member of the regional resource group for Digital, Innovation and Technology (DIT)
Mr. Lubecki is a visionary and growth-focused life science leader driven by passion for achievement and a desire to help organizations and individuals reach their full potential.
His vast academic background includes: human medicine, psychology and business administration; he also completed additional studies/courses at world class universities such as INSEAD, IE Business School or Duke.
Mr. Lubecki is an expert in the field of healthcare sector leadership with substantial, international experience in general and commercial management, as well as marketing, medical and business development allowing him to deliver top quality support for the biopharma sector in terms of executive search, consultancy and training.
His expert knowledge helps businesses not only in finding the right person, but also in integrating resource strengths to deliver impeccable performances as well as high-quality customer service and excellent relationships.
Mr. Lubecki is multi-lingual with operational command over English, German, Polish, and Russian as well as basic command over Italian and Latin. His positive, energetic, and enthusiastic personality is combined with flexible and open approach to different cultures and ways of thinking; he is able and willing to work with different nationalities and backgrounds.
Over 20 years of experience in recruitment as well as an impressive track record of accomplishments in biopharma sector in both Western and Eastern Europe makes Mr. Lubecki a true partner for any top performing organization on its way to excellence.
Senior international business executive with over 19 years record of business management experience, operations management, sales and marketing, new business development and human resources management. Has worked in executive positions as a president, board member, managing director and country manager for multinational companies in Poland, Germany and in Canada. Masters Degree in International Business from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada as well as postgraduate diploma in International Trade and in International Marketing. Management Certificate from the Harvard School of Business.
Accomplished team leader with broad experience in effective recruitment, team building and team development in multinational and multicultural environment. Over the past 19 years has worked for Canadian, American, British, German, Swedish, Irish, Spanish and Polish companies. Great network of business contacts in Poland as well as in the CEE Region.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to effectively manage, delegate, communicate, negotiate, network and to make presentations in three languages (Polish, English and German).
Prior to joining ISG Polska Stanislaw Karczewski worked in executive and senior managerial positions in international and polish companies including Unilever, Altadis, PTE PBK, Zielona Budka, Sesa.
He has over 20 years experience on top executive and managerial positions for American, British, German, French, Dutch and Polish companies where served as CEO, General Manager, Sales & Marketing Director-Board Member, Sales Director, Commercial Director, Logistics Manager and Distribution Manager for companies in FMCG sector as well as financial and industrial sectors.
He has broad experience in strategic and operational management as well as in leading turnaround processes in international and polish companies.
Stanislaw holds a master’s degree in engineering. Has accomplished post graduate MBA Program and also completed post graduate Programs in Sales Strategy at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Consumer Marketing Strategy at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.
Besides his native Polish, he is fluent in English and speaks German.
Motto: „Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.“ Washington Irving
Has worked in executive positions in Poland
Over the past 20 years has worked for British, Swedish, French and Polish companies. Great network of business contacts in Poland as well as in France.
Studied management and marketing at the WSZiB in Cracow. Postgraduate diploma in real estate brokerage at AGH in Cracow
Strong recruitment specialization on the medical market as well as in executive search of high-top specialists and managers in various areas.
Paweł speaks three languages including English, Polish (native) and Russian (Russian language in business certificate).
Senior Consultant ISG Polska Master of Sociology and Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management. Several years of professional experience in recruitment and administration.
Motto: „Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
Senior professional with 20+ years’ of international experience in general and operational management, business development, sales and marketing, as well in investment management.
Before getting involved in executive search, Mr. Orlov was active for many years in Category Management and Business Development in REWE Group with responsibilities for operations and business development of the retail chain in Austria, Czech Republic, Romania and Ukraine. Further he developed his career managing different commercial property development and investment companies in Germany and Czech Republic and was also a board member in a famous Czech property investment company with a portfolio of about 250M EUR.
In 2009 Mr.Orlov has joined a German executive search company as partner and regional director. Since that time he is an experienced global recruitment and executive search professional with about 10 years’ experience in the industry. Over 1400 projects completed to date. Focused on both senior and middle level management assignments across a broad range of industries in the CEE Region. Successfully completed cross-border projects in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic States markets within IT, Telecom, Real Estate, Retail, Manufacturing, Industrial, FMCG and other sectors.
He holds a master’s degree in Philology, another master’s degree in Marketing and MBA in Construction and Real Estate from the University of Reading (UK). He is fluent in English, German, Czech, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian languages and speaks some Spanish.
Bogdan joined ISG in 2006 as a business development manager and senior consultant.
He specializes in senior executive positions in Industry and Building & Construction. Having held senior positions in various international companies, Bogdan has gained considerable experience in a variety of industries in Romania and Central and Eastern Europe.
Before joining ISG, he served as an IT Division Manager in a large retail company.
He graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania.
Russia, Belarus, Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
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.
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
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.
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
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:
Oliver Hammer is a partner of ISG Personnel Management in Russia.
Born in Germany orginally, he has lived since 2005 in Moscow, Russia.
He graduated from the University of Applied Science Dresden and Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT) in Business Informatics in 2006 with a double diploma.
Before this he successfully finished a traineeship in wholesale & foreign trade, gained his first professional experience at Vodafone Germany in Munich and IBM, Stuttgart.
First years in Russia he was gaining wide experience in the IT & business consulting sector, after that he changed to the Banking/Financial Service sector. Since 2013 Oliver finally has changed to recruitment industry and became Director of Business Development at an international idependent Executive Search firm.
In addition to his professional activities, Oliver Hammer is an active member of the Rotary Club Moscow Metropol.
Mr. Kovac began his career in the finance field in Switzerland, where he was responsible for the CEE and CIS markets.
After graduation in 2000, he worked in Cyprus, Ireland, Central and Southeast Europe in areas of the project and technical management, as well as in the various sales and management positions.
He graduated in industrial engineering and business administration in Budapest, and holds a master of organisational science and human resources.
Licensed as a Lead Assessor for the ISO standards in the service industry. Extensive experience in start-up projects, and excellent knowledge of regional markets.
On the Serbian market we offer to our client’s complete support, in all phases from the start-up to implementation of the project, and later in all aspects of our business.
We are operating in English, German, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Slovenian.
After finishing his degree in Sociology, he complemented this with postgraduate studies in Marketing and Market Research, and began his career in the commercial world as an advisor and business manager.
In 1990 he began working in HR consulting, and first focused on sales training, a task which he has performed for over 70 organizations, both Spanish and multinational companies, many of which are leaders in their respective markets.
Since 2008 he combines the training activity with executive search and selection.
He is the author of the book: “Consultative Selling”, published in 2007 by the Pirámide Editorial, and has recently been reissued.
His extensive experience in different sectors, his knowledge of the Spanish market, professional ethics and the passion with which he approaches each new project, enable him to offer an excellent service to customers.
Motto: “The one who is prepared, has already won half the battle” (Miguel de Cervantes)
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.
Sergio Rivera is Business Administration graduate from Saint Louis University where he discovered his talent for Human Resources. During his studies, he had the opportunity to specialize in accounting and finance, representing his university in international competitions. He’s lived and worked in both Europe and North America and understands how to operate in both markets professionally.
After his studies, he entered the Human Resources sector where he began his career and applied theory to the real world. He’s also gained experience in the retail, education, and tourism sectors throughout his life. Currently, he is a search and selection consultant, and manages the ISG social network marketing channels.
His focus is on providing solutions to the IT and Finance sectors selecting intermediate and management profiles.
Karmele Guibert, graduated in 2017 with a double degree in International Business and Economics. After a first professional experience at Volkswagen Navarra in the HR and Communication department she decided to move her career to the HR consulting side. Since then, she has been focusing on projects all over Europe with a special focus on the IT and Automotive sector. Having a very profound understanding of different HR processes thanks to her experience at ISG and completing an additional Masters degree, she has been able to successfully guide candidates and find the right match.
Karmele enjoys working on cross border projects and assists clients in all phases of the process, trying to find the perfect balance between the client’s requirements and the expectations of the candidates. She has a special focus on supporting candidates in their relocation within the EU, guiding them throughout the process and preparing them for the cultural changes.
Alisher Sadvakassov has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Saint Louis University in Spain. Right after the graduation, he started his professional career in the field of business development for an IT start-up company. Later on, due to his profound knowledge of IT sector and high interest in the HR processes and functions, he changed his professional path in the direction of IT rectuitment. Starting as an intern and now working as a consultant at ISG Spain, he is specialized in the international markets. Thanks to his previous international experience, he perfectly understands different cultures and finds great ways of communication with international candidates. Having lived in many of former Soviet Union countries gives him great awareness of the CIS market.
Fabiola Carretero achieved her Bachelor´s Degree in International Relations from the University of Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. During her studies, she had the opportunity to study in Germany for a semester, which not only helped her improve her language skills, but also taught her how to operate in multinational environments due to the cultural diversity of her peers there.
After finishing her studies, she decided to direct her professional future towards the field of human resources. Thanks to her time at ISG as a scholarship holder, she had the opportunity to acquire and develop skills, both personal and specifically in IT knowledge, which now allow her to successfully carry out talent acquisition processes. In addition, her knowledge of English, French and German and, interest in learning from other cultures, permit her to be capable of carrying out international projects, especially at the European level.
Hugo Hill, has been raised in a bilingual environment with connection to British and Spanish culture, while also having briefly lived in Germany allowing him to learn German to a good level. Since his childhood days he has been enthusiastic about the IT world, thus deciding to pursue a degree in this field.
He ha also noticed that he has always had a great affection for multicultural settings and interacting with people of different nationalities on a daily basis. Which is why he specialises within ISG on developing positions all over Europe and works with talents from all around the globe. Helping connect suitable candidates from every corner of the world to leading companies is his passion.
Lasse Ohlsson is Managing Partner in ISG Sweden and based in Stockholm.
He has many years of experience from working in purchasing, sales, marketing, general management positions and with recruitment in FMCG, retail and industrial companies such as ICA, MoDo, Colgate, Duracell and Gillette/Procter & Gamble in the UK, Nordics/Baltics and Asia Pacific.
Degree in Business Administration and Marketing followed by studies at Stockholm School of Economics (IFL/SSE) and Executive MBA.
With experience from supporting international companies establishing enterprises in new markets in Europe and Asia Pacific he has been working with business development, organisation changes, international recruitment, training & development and coaching.
Lasse recruits domestically and cross-border across all management disciplines providing clients with search & selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer interim management and strategic support within business development, reorganization including tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
Lasse is a member of the German – Swedish Chamber of Commerce (Tysk – Svenska Handelskammaren / Deutsch – Schwedisch Handelskammer) and is specialized in cross-border recruitment between Sweden, Germany and Denmark.
Robert Pivré is Partner in ISG Sweden and based in Stockholm.
He has several years of experience from working in general management positions and different positions within marketing and sales. Experience from Nordic, European and global industrial companies including FMCG such as Unilever, Mars, Danone, and Danish Crown.
Degree in Business Administration & Management at Lund University and Diploma within marketing economics. International certified coach (ICC standard).
Robert is founder and owner of Ropi Executive search, the ISG representative for Sweden. Since 2008 he has been in the Recruitment sector working with Executive Search and different HR services such as On-boarding, Career advisory and Team assessment. Cross-border recruitment in the Nordic and European countries. He has since many years focused on building a wide, deep and strong network within several Industries. Certified within different test-tools.
Robert recruits domestically and cross-border across all management disciplines providing clients with Search & Selection, recruitment support and assessment solutions as required. Furthermore, he can offer Interim Management and strategic support within business development, reorganization including tailored outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
Robert is a member of the German – Swedish Chamber of Commerce (Tysk – Svenska Handelskammaren / Deutsch – Schwedisch Handelskammer) and is specialized in cross-border recruitment between Sweden, Germany and Denmark.
Radek Gabor is Managing Partner for ISG Sweden and based in Malmo.
He has 17 years experience from the finance and beauty industry. Especially within sales, customer service and management. He has international experience from south east Asia and specifically Singapore. Other qualifications is in branding, profitability and changes within the company.
Degree in International Business. Diploma in Swedsec, CFR, and NLP.
With experience from management consulting, sales management, business development and personal training programs for both individuals and whole departments. His experience is also within helping businesses with budget plans and specially businesses that are not profitable.
Radek recruits all management disciplines, both domestically and cross-border. He provides services in recruitment support, search and selection, assessment solutions and tailored search. Furthermore, he offers management consulting solutions and training/education for individuals and departments within sales, customer service and personal growth.
Ulrika Helgby is Partner in ISG Sweden and based in Stockholm.
She has wide and thorough experience from working many years with strategic and operational HR and Business services with and in Start-ups, SMEs, Public Companies and listed Large Companies, covering many different business sectors, both internationally as well as on a national level.
From her experience being a member of international Management Groups and working as HR Manager, Senior Advisor and Senior HR Consultant in different Nordic markets, Ulrika offers a wide range of services related to HR and Organisational development/changes such as competence development connected to business targets, company vison, mission statement and company values, employee branding and employee retention, job description and salary structure, bonus programs, talent programs, HR development measures, payment systems, re-organisations, career coaching (Outplacement), recruiting, introduction (Onboarding), employee training as well as building HR structures from scratch, among others.
Ulrika is primarily working with national and international companies in the Nordic and the Baltic countries but can also offer her services cross-border in Europe.
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.
Motto: „Do the right things right“
Emma Hallin is ISG Partner working in ISG Taktik Sweden and based in Sundsvall.
ISG Taktik Sweden is a cooperation between ISG Sweden and Taktik Sweden within, among other services, Recruitment of Executives and Managers (Headhunting), Search & Selection of Managers and Specialists, Outplacement, Readjustment & Career Planning, HR Consulting and Advertising support for recruitment, focusing on central and northern Sweden.
Emma works with companies, employees and job seekers from the private, government and municipal sectors. During the last eight years, she has been working as a Consultant with assignments for, among other companies and organisations, the Swedish Employment Service / Arbetsförmedlingen, within several different service areas, which also included the start-up of the Swedish Employment Service’s support services in various locations in Sweden. She also works as a consultant in Transition & Readjustment for, among other organisations, the TSN Trygghetsstiftelsen, serving government employees and the TSL Trygghetsfonden, serving private employees.
Emma has a Degree in Social Science – Pedagogy and Behavioural Science.
Emma is holding a Diploma as ICF Coach and certified Labour Market Coach.
She is also a certified Teacher.
With several years of experience working with Recruitment, Support & Matching, Person Analyses in connection with work rehabilitation, Personal Skills Inventory, Job Coaching, Life & Career planning, Readjustment and Work-oriented rehabilitation, Emma has worked with, among other companies and organizations, City Gross, Mittuniversitetet, Bauhaus, the Swedish Migration Agency / Migrationsverket, the Swedish Employment Service / Arbetsförmedlingen, Systembolaget and IKEA, as well as several other clients within the Restaurant and Hotel sector, School sector, Health Care, and Sports Associations.
Emma works with Recruitment of Executives and Managers (Headhunting), Search & Selection of Managers and Specialists, Outplacement, Readjustment & Career planning, Support & Matching and Advertising Support for recruitment in all branches throughout Sweden with a special focus on central and northern Sweden.
Nicole Taumberger has broad experience in the areas of recruitment, executive search and personnel development.
With her proven track record in developing search and recruitment strategies as well as with her profound business knowledge she is the ideal partner for your success. Nicole Taumberger brings in-depth experience in recruitment of specialists and executive search.
As a country manager at ISG Switzerland, Nicole is successfully responsible for the expansion and future development of ISG Switzerland in the area of personnel consulting since 2010.
With her many years of professional experience as a consultant, paired with her market-oriented, cultural and professional knowledge in all manner of personnel consultancy you will find a competent and professional partner with Nicole Taumberger.
Motto: “We can’t change the direction of the wind, but we can help you to adjust the sails!”
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)
Motto: The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step.
Michaela Konlechner studied Health Management at the IMC University of Applied Sciences. Apart from a solid business management education, this allowed her to gather specialist knowledge in the health sector. After completing her studies she worked as consultant at the Chamber of Commerce in Lower Austria. The diversity of the tasks in the funding sector and as an interest representative has prepared the career changer for her new work at ISG as the customer is also the center of attention here.
Motto: “Success has two letters: DO!” (based on Goethe)
Michèle Oeschger works since 1998 in the IT recruitment field. Since 2000 she is specialised in recruitment of IT professionals and IT leadership.
Through many years of activities, focused on the IT sector, Michèle Oeschger possesses a wide network – both as well from a custom as from a candidate side – and has a very good overview and an excellent know-how portfolio in the IT world.
Providing personal and individual support and the relationship of trust with candidates and clients are the principle and basis for a successful and target-aimed cooperation.
Clients find their IT know-how specialist through the excellent network of M. Oeschger, and she supports IT specialists in their career development to the next step.
The ISG – International Service Group Schweiz GmbH – focuses on the personal selection and recruitment of IT professionals and IT leadership. Our clients are from industrial, service and financial sectors. They are active in national and international business. Our service includes the search for IT candidates, who have obtained the mandated professional level at home, as well as in foreign countries.
A flat corporate structure, a homogeneous operation, discretion and reliability, flexibility and customer focus of our employees, as well as an excellent price / performance ratio represents the company mission with the headquarter in the east of Switzerland.
Sacha Maurer has been working in personnel consulting for industry, service and logistics companies for more than 6 years. Profit from his vast knowledge accumulated over the past 25 years. As “man on location” he knows the wishes of his clients and of job seekers and is, thus, able to offer practical solutions.
Personal, individual consulting and a relationship of trust with candidates and clients are the focus and basis for a successful and goal-oriented cooperation. Clients and job seekers find their perfect candidate resp. their perfect position in an efficient and uncomplicated manner through Sacha Maurer’s network.
A flat hierarchy, homogenous working procedures, discretion and reliability, the highest degree of flexibility and client orientation of our employees coupled with an extraordinary price-performance-ratio characterize our company headquartered in Eastern Switzerland.
Eleonora Hintersehr was born in Hungary. After her professional training she worked in a pharmacy for 25 years.
This job required, apart from specialist knowledge, excellent communication skills, the ability to solve problems and to cooperate, flexibility, conflict management and social sensitivity. The experience she gained then she can also use in her current job.
After getting married in 2014 she moved to Switzerland and studied Webdesign and Online Marketing.
In her own company, the Hintersehr Consultig Agentur, she supports Hungarian and Swiss clients in the areas of founding a company, consulting and the creation of an online presence.
2018 she became ISG Managing Partner.
Using her marketing knowledge and her contacts in Hungary she primarily supports the work of her husband Csaba Toth.
“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it.
Impossible – is not a fact. It’s an opinion.
Impossible – is not a declaration. It’s a dare.
Impossible – is potential.
Impossible – is temporary.
Impossible – is nothing.”
Csaba Toth has gained extensive experience as Credit-Manager in international receivables management and in the area of trade. His knowledge of foreign languages, strength in communication and his negotiation skills were of great help when conducting negotiations with managing directors and lawyers. Later he worked as managing director in his own company in the field of online strategies and in his consulting agency. His areas of expertise were complex advisory tasks, support at authorities and in court.
He takes great pleasure in working with people, consulting and communicating.
Motto: “Look for the good in every person and every situation. You’ll almost always find it.”
Doris Welti’s professional background spans a wide spectrum of activities in the banking, financial and trust sector as well as experience as an HR business partner with sound knowledge tested in practice. Through various trainings in these fields and corresponding extensive experience, Doris Welti knows and precisely understands the specific needs from a professional and personal point of view and can, therefore, act confidently and select efficiently.
Languages: German, English, French
Andreas Vetr is from Vienna Austria and worked for two decades abroad, helping national and international corporations to find, onboard and keep C- level managers.
After many projects on business development and restructuring of companies, he joined in the worldwide rapidly growing ISG Team in July 2010 and is conducting Executive Search Projects, leads the sector group Industry and heads Turkey and the Caucasus Region.
Due to his many years of leadership experience in various fields and industries (like Training & Development, Construction, Manufacturing, Building Equipment, Facility Management, Retail…) with companies like Schindler Elevator, Johnson Controls, Sharp Electronics and W.F. Adlmüller, he acquired cultural-, market- and professional “know how” in important areas and functions of SME’s and large corporations and personal as well as organizational issues. Therefore you will find with the ISG Team and Andres Vetr a competent partner in your HR matters.
Quote: “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”
By John Maxwell
Nuray Zipak Vetr, started to work in her chosen field of the banking sector after her graduation at the administration department of Anatolian University in 1988.
After 3 years, she decided to improve her English and went to England for 2 years. When she was back from England she worked at Evyap A.S. – Ihracat Departmani and then moved to Yasar menkul Kiymetler, grew to higher position in Disbank Menkul Degerler and Expres Menkul Degerler; her last 12 years she worked at Anadolu Yatirim as Coordinater of branches where she got a deep understanding of management and leadership with different people and cultures.
She spend 22 years in her career gaining a lot of professional experience by starting in the Stock Exchange (BIST) environment in several positions starting from dealing and rising up to management; leading, marketing and coordinating branches. During that period she attended seminars and courses to gain certified knowledge on personal development, motivation, organizational behaving, marketing & sales.
She has the certificates from SPK (Capital Markets Board)
2013 she is became a valuable member of ISG Personalmanagement and works on national and international projects out of our Istanbul office.
Through her years of service she became a very experienced manager in the finance and banking sector, she has a serving and disciplined attitude towards her work and does everything in a very professional manner to bring the perfect results to our clients.
Nuray holds a degree in economics and lived for several years in England. She speaks Turkish and English and works for the following ISG Business Areas in Turkey:
Motto: There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Selma Demir Tekinalp studied psychology at Boğaziçi University and then, completed business administration program in İstanbul University.
In 1989, she started her career at Çukurova Group, the third biggest group with its 89 companies in Turkey; she was responsible from the training activities and the corporate communication activities at group level until 1996.
Then, she worked for Akçansa Cement company, a joint venture of Heidelberger Cement and Sabancı Holding, as the Human Resources Manager for four years during its merger process.
Between 2000 ve 2007, she worked for Antalya Airport Operator, owned by Fraport AG, as HR and Organizational Development Director, responsible for the functions of human resources, total quality, corporate communications and medical services. By start of new operation period in 2007, she continued to work as HR and Organizational Development Director for the new operator of Antalya Airport – ICF Airports – which is a joint venture of Fraport AG and IC Group, until the end of 2012.
During her 25 years of substantial experience in multi-national companies in service, industry, trade sectors; she carried out change management projects such as mergers, reorganization, insourcing, outsoursing, close down & start-up. She, also, designed tailor-made HR systems, corporate culture programs, employee engagement & motivation programs, assesment centers and training & development programs.
She joined to rapidly growing ISG team in 2013 and provides services in her expertise areas :
Motto: “Lifetime learning and development…”
Nazan Kalelioğlu graduated from T.E.D. Ankara College and Hacettepe University with a B.Sc degree in Economics.
Within her work experience over 25 years she mainly focused on:
She has extensive experience in the automotive industry, logistics sector and foreign trade. She worked for an international major automotive corporation for over 10 years with various managerial responsibilities in the areas mentioned above reporting to the General Manager. Miss Nazan has been rewarded with the ‘’ General Manager Recogniton Award’’ for a Logistics study.
In addition to her functional responsibilities, she took part in local and international projects of the company which she enjoyed very much. Between the years 2002-2009 she worked as the Agean Region and Special Projects Manager of a well-known logistics company and later as the Operations Manager of an international natural-stone exporter.
In September 2013 she joined ISG-team. Believing that ‘’human’’ is the most valuable asset of a company, she contributes in:
Motto : ‘’Imagination is more important than knowledge’’
‘’For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world and all there ever will be to know and understand.’’ Albert Einstein.
After having graduated from the Sankt Georg Austrian High School, Eser studied Economics in the Istanbul University. She obtained her MSc degree in International Banking from Marmara University with a special focus on the establishment of performance management systems in banks.
Eser started her professional career in the first and largest investment and development bank in Turkey. Between 1990 and 1996 she worked as a system development specialist in the Bank’s Renovation Project that aimed the restructuring of the procedures and processes of the Bank, thus enabling the creation of a more efficient Management Information System. In 1996 she was appointed to the Human Resource Management Department. She took part in the transformation of the former “Personnel Department” to a new HR management function with higher responsibilities and a broader vision. Her job involved some reformist actions such as the creation of a new salary and benefits system and the development and implementation of the performance evaluation methodology in the Bank. Eser was appointed as the Managing Director and the Board Member of the Banks Employees’ Assistance and Pension Funds in 2002. Reporting to the Board of Directors, she assumed full responsibility of the operations and activities performed by both Funds.
Eser joined ISG-team in August 2013. Owing to her 22 years of professional experience, she has extensive knowledge in issues concerning Appraisal Techniques, Organizational Transformation, Work Law, Social Security and Health System and Foundations in Turkey. Her experience contributes to the capacity building in ISG in the following areas:
Motto: “It’s about empathy and joy.”
İdil graduated as Psychologist from the reputated Ege University and made a year in London to experience the European culture. After her return she worked as Human Resources Professioanl for companies in sectors such as retail, computer networking, manufacturing and security services.
She experienced different hiring processes from stuffing a start-up manufactoring plant on all levels to executive search experience in a major international recruitment company.
Idil worked, next to recruitment and executive search, on the subjects career planning, performance management, assessment and personal development, where she brings in her educational background and great practical experience.
She enjoys being in ISG since 2017 supporting companies in theire endevour to get people to their next level by the services she is best at:
Motto: Do more of what makes you happy.
Mrs. Hafize Kargı was born in Adana, Turkey in 1969. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Economics in 1994 from Bilkent University in Ankara.
Mrs. Kargı started her professional career in 1994, in one of the largest Holdings in Turkey at a Textile Company, traded on the stock market and grew her career within 14 years from Accounting Department Specialist, to Shareholders Department and carried out various phases of activities to support the company to become a public company (IPO). She promoted further to Commercial- and later to Human Resources Department reporting directly to the GM.
As of 2009 she started a new career as Trainer & Consultant. She is very acknowledged and experienced in Human Resources Management in a dynamic organization, she performs HR Consultancy, establishes new HR Systems for firms, gives seminars of develops employees, sets up and implements Personal Development- and Corporate Development Programs.
Miss Hafize lectures as a University staff lecturer in Çağ University and Okan University’s MBA students. She is beside others an Industrial Consultant and Trainer at ÜSAM (University and Industry Research Center), performing Career Coaching and consultancy.
Motto: “Focus on the customer, instead of focusing on the competition” Scott Cook
Efsane joined ISG as an Executive Consultant to cover banking and financial services industries and related consultancy businesses. She also covers finance, sales and marketing related positions and C- level suites in real sector companies; mainly in IT, retail, and fmcg, pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare.
Being a highly experienced professional in banking industry, she has extensive experience in commercial, corporate, retail and consumer segments both in business and risk areas in various positions as well as experience in both local and global organizations.
Before joining ISG team, in her last role as an Assistant General Manager, she led Commercial Banking in Citibank Turkey between January 2010 – June 2014 .She had successfully reengineered initially the middle market and then the whole business; right sized the organizational structure and turnaround the profitability of business under very challenging internal and global environment. Heavily engaged in optimization of the business. Due to efforts taken, the business showed significant growth and profitability under her leadership.
Prior to this role, during acquisition of Yapı Kredi Bankası- the 4th largest private bank in the country by Kocbank (a partnership of Unicredit and Koc Group ); executed merger of the two banks’ Corporate Centers successfully and acted as the business manager of the bank’s largest and most profitable Corporate Center. During her role as Corporate and Commercial Vice President as well as at different managerial roles in her career, she implemented many startups, change management, right sizing and downsizing strategies related to operations, processes and engaged in various areas of people management issues like recruitment, performance management, assessment, talent-development, training, organizational structures and worked on developing common culture amongst the staff.
Efsane is a dynamic and goal oriented person, passionate sales, marketing and services manager with a record of proven achievements. She is a very experienced risk manager with a balanced approach to risk taking. She is strong in building successful and efficient teams, drives the sales and marketing of different products in the most competitive markets, manages complex deals, relationships and risk successfully. She is the resourceful leader with significant senior management experience in multi-cultural environments. She is a leadership and team coach who dedicated her insight and experience to help people and organizations to change in a better way and reach their potential.
Motto: “Prepare now, when opportunity arises it is too late”
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:
Ali Alper Çeltek is an Industrial Engineer. He is a graduate of Middle East Technical University. He studied his second BSc. Degree on Economics at Uludağ University.
Since 1997, for about 20 years he worked for the same company first as a subsidiary of Koç Holding then as a subsidiary of International Industry Group. He has been in charge of Production, Production Planning & Logistics, Country Sales, International Automotive Sales functions with different responsibilities. Finally he has been working as Türkiye Country HR Director and Country Admin Team Member for 5 years.
He has got training certificates from Koç University and Helsinki University on Management, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Sales and Marketing. He is competent on production management, production planning and logistics, customer relationship management, new market and new customer gain, long term commercial agreements, pricing, negotiation techniques, sales and marketing reporting, sales planning, order management, mid and top level manager recruitment, talent management, retention activities, management resource review, performance management, management team development, industrial relations management. He has been an active member of the teams working on long term company strategy setting, international sales strategy establishment, mid and long term HR policy establishment, customer account plans preparation and product portfolio management.
He is an ICF accredited Adler School certified Coach. He actively gives Individual and Executive
Cem Özyol, 25 yıllık iş hayatı süresince, tüm insan kaynakları süreçlerinin farklı sektörlerde (inşaat, otomotiv, çimento, metal, turizm, perakende) ve farklı bakış açılarında (yurtdışı, yurtiçi merkez fonksiyonlar ve bayi ağı, yerli ve yabancı ortaklı firma) uyumlaştırma, yayılım, tutundurulmasında gerek uzman gerekse tepe yönetici olarak etkin roller üstlendi.
2007 yılına kadar Mercedes-Benz Türk A.Ş.‘de İnsan Kaynakları Müdürlüğü ve Pazarlama Direktörlüğü bünyesinde İnsan Kaynakları odağında çeşitli görevlerde bulundu. Mercedes-Benz bayilerinin İnsan Kaynakları süreçlerinin oluşturulması ve tutundurulmasına yönelik yapılan tüm çalışmaları koordine etti. Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler,Jeep ve Dodge markalarının Bayi Akademisi çalışmalarını başlattı. Satış ve servis ağına yönelik sertifikasyon sistemlerini kurdu. Yönetici sertifikasyonu için oluşturulan global proje ekibinde yer aldı. Yönetim Sistemleri ve Yönetici Geliştirme konularında global sertifikaları almaya hak kazandı.
2007-2013 yılları arasında, Sabancı Holding bünyesinde Temsa Global ve Akçansa Çimento şirketlerinde İK yöneticisi olarak sorumluluk üstlendi. Bu dönemde, yurtdışı İK yapılanması, şirket satın almaları ve birleşmeleri sonrası İK süreç adaptasyonu ve sendikal ilişkilerin yönetimi; kurumsal kültür, kariyer yönetimi, yetenek yönetimi, yönetsel gelişim ve işveren markası, konularından sorumlu oldu.
Kariyerinin son 7 yılında İnsan Kaynakları tepe yöneticisi olarak görev aldığı Holding’lerin İK stratejilerine yön verdi.
Cem, kurumsal stratejileri İK hedeflerine dönüştürerek ve ilişkilendirerek stratejik İK planlamasında; iç ve dış müşterilere uygun işveren markası yönetiminde; kaynak planlaması, iş sağlığı ve güvenliği ve proje yönetiminde; farklı endüstrilerden farklı İK yaklaşımlarını birleştirilerek kuruma özel çözümler geliştirmede; bu konularla ilintili eğitim, fasilitasyon, iç iletişim planlaarının oluşturulmasında etkin rol almaktadır.
Cem, İngilizce ve Almanca bilmektedir.
Motto: İlk önce kendine ne olacağını sor, sonra ne yapmak gerekiyorsa yap. / Epiktetos
A multi-cultural profile with international experience.
Cem Tanlar was born in Istanbul, graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Economics (Mülkiye). Also participated post graduate studies in international relations at Boğaziçi University.
He had 30 years’ experience in consumer electronics, home appliances and consumers goods sector in managerial and top managerial roles. He had expertise in business development, sales and marketing, brand management, international trade, dealer and distributor management.
He was in the founding team of first LG Electronics (Goldstar) entity in Turkey in the late 80s and initiated electronics and w.goods business for the brand. He had a pioneering role as a first Turkish professional who worked in S.Korea for a short period that gave him familiarity with Korean culture and business style.
He was the youngest General Manager in consumer electronics industry when he was the GM of Grundig between 1996-2005 and led the brand to be one of the major player in TV market.
He also coordinated and managed JVC, Akai, Morphy Richards, Homedics, Valera brands later on for many years.
He is a member of Galatasaray Sports Club and the Divan Committee.
Motto: “When you talk, you are only repeating what you know; but when you listen, you learn something new.” – Dalai Lama
Hasan Öztürk joined ISG Personalmanagement GmbH as Recruitment and Executive Search Partner to support our valuable clients in the Industrial Machinery & Materials Sector by evaluating Specialists and Managers especially in Sales, Strategic Purchasing, Product & Business Development positions, not limited to Istanbul but throughout the country and cross countries through our over 650 ISG employees.
He, is a member of our Industry Sector Group focusing on Industrial Machinery, Metals & Mining, Plastics and Glass. Hasan is a Mechanical Engineer.
Hasan was a Business Developer for the last 20 years, provided a wide range of consultancy services to companies developing their international business in Turkey but also other Countries for Product, Supplier, Market and Competitor Analysis; for Vendor, Agent, Disributor & Technical Services; and Foreign Market Entry Strategies, Business Setup & -Relocations; Feasibility- & Investor/Contractor Analysis for Investment Projects.
He gained valuable market know how for very well-known SME’s in Turkey as well as international corporations from Geneva, The Netherlands, India and Germany.
Motto: “The secret to success is to understand the viewpoint of others.” (Henry Ford)
Ahmet Ceylan joined ISG as Recruitment and Executive Search Partner to support our valuable clients in the Sales and Administration Functions by evaluating Specialists and Managers especially in Sales, Strategic Purchasing, Product & Business Development positions, not limited to Samsun but throughout the country and cross countries through our over 680 ISG employees.
Ahmet has been a Marketing Manager, a Business Developer, an Administrator and a Trainer for more than 2 decades, provided a wide range of consultancy services to companies in the fields of Production, Health, Education, and Foreign Market Entry Strategies and Projects.
He gained a valuable Market Know How from well-known SME’s in Turkey as well as international corporations from Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iraq, and The UK.
Ahmet speaks Turkish, English, and Russian.
Motto: “Trust is Not a Disposable Asset”
Ömür joined ISG to provide human resources consultancy to our valued customers, which will enable them to compete in an increasingly challenging market place, increase their market share, strengthen their international connections and carry them to the future through providing the right professionals at the right time to the right place, supporting existing employees through our services and the ISG team. Ömür joined both national and international trainings for naval electronic systems, communication systems, navigation systems, surveillance radar systems, hardware and software included. He also provided trainings on these subjects later on. Ömür is internationally well connected and had different experiences in 18 countries. He is well trained and experienced in management, organizational and personnel issues and understands logistics management. You can communicate Mr. Ömür in Turkish and English. He is a competent partner in HR manners for the development of companies through their workforce.
Motto: “All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.” (Leo Tolstoy)
Duygu Demiral Nayir is an Industrial Engineer with a MSc. Degree.
She has worked over 15 years in the automotive sector with diverse responsibilities such as Planning Engineering, Production Planning and Logistics Management and brings real Sector Know How to the table. Duygu established Lean Management and coordinated Total Production Management (TPM). She has experience in Project Manager of very Strategic Projects of a company. She then got the opportunity to come to Human Resources Department as a Manager and took part in transformational HR Project by changing a former “Personnel Department” to a new HR Management function with higher responsibilities and a broader vision. She designed and established successfully new salary and benefits-, performance management-, career management-, talent management-, training systems and she implemented many startups in her career.
Duygu Demiral Nayir joined ISG Personnel Management GmbH as Human Resources Partner to support companies establishing new HR systems. She is very experienced in Human Resources Management.
She is an ICF accredited Adler School certified Coach.
Motto: How does it get better than that? What else is possible?
Tuba Iba Ebenauer grew up and got her BA education in Austria in the Tourism Sector and is today a multible business owner and investor. She joined the ISG Team in 2019 to develope the business worldwide to support the Tourism Sector and mainly serves the Information Technology as well as the Real Estate and Energy sector through her growing team. She herself focuses on managerial functions of the tourism practice group and helps companies very diligently for projects like recruiting, executive search to hire the right people at the right time to the right place, but also develops through her team members which consists of Recruiters, Trainers, Psychologists and Coaches all aspects of Human Recources at our Clients.
Since 2006 Tuba Iba Ebenauer established a very strong Network of Connections. She hired hundretes of people herself and developed recruiters. Until today she gave, through her Team recruiting activities, over 10.000 people jobs in functions like finance, sales, BD, administration and management.
As a Teambuilder, entrepreneur and investor herself, she understands the needs of a company when it comes to hiring, developing and investing in the right people. You will find a very good partner with Tuba Iba Ebenauer when you think about employees and people development.
Motto: ”The secret of success, lies in the ability to get the other person’s view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” HENRY FORD
Having graduated Industrial Engineering in Boğaziçi University, Korkut has 24 years of professional experience in banking, financial services, real estate investments, and pharmaceutical industry.
Combining his broad financial background together with his top management experience and cross-cultural and international working practice, Korkut is providing financial trainings and advisory services with ISG.
Motto: “Acta non verba”
Esra has more than a decade of hands-on experience in business development & branding across different industries. She developed and activated innovative brand strategies for start-ups and companies aiming to expand business into new international markets.
Esra’s mission in ISG, is to “help companies to realize their potential and develop their business by branding.” Esra believes the strength of an organization is based on the strength of team and the commitment by feeling a sense of purpose. Therefore she is supporting companies for creative and authentic employer branding projects.
Jeanne Doesburg, a Dutch global citizen, looks back on a 25+ years professional international career in Marketing and Business Development in multiple countries in Europe and N. Africa. She joined ISG as a devoted partner to meet clients’ needs by sourcing, attracting and selecting the right talents that match her clients` organizational culture and open job positions. She has a degree in Business Administration with the focus on Communication and PR and is fluent in English, Dutch, German, Greek and some French.
Shortly after graduating, Jeanne joined the Marketing Department of the global FMCG Company, British American Tobacco (BAT) in Athens. Since, she has achieved many milestones for BAT as a Senior Marketing and Business Development Expert in London, Paris, Cairo, Istanbul and Hamburg with a proven track record of:
Following her return to Turkey, Jeanne has been responsible for the business operations of the German Embassy School of Izmir. A very diversified role, which further strengthened her skills related to business operations, human resources, people leadership, and dealing directly with different stakeholders.
By joining ISG, Jeanne is exploiting her various professional know-how and is dedicated to position the right talents at the right places.
Jeanne provides services particularly in Commerce & Consumer in the areas of:
Motto: “No one can be successful, unless he/she first loves his/her work.”
Anna Kuchma, Managing Partner of ISG who has more than 15 years corporate experience in human resources management and CIPD qualification in Human Resources Management is responsible for recruitment projects, management consulting and development of ISG office in Kiev.
Alket Xhemali started his professional career as a trainee for the Human Resources Department of the United States Army Civilian Support Contractor in Albania and later he was entrusted with supervisory responsibilities in Human Resources in Albania and Kosovo. Following that he became an HR Professional working for a US based companies in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Alket Xhemali spent 10 years working for Halliburton/KBR in various HR management positions in Middle East and Asia and in Houston, Texas performing as HR lead in various business segments in Government Operations and Hydrocarbons. He later joined Fluor in the Middle East for another 7-year assignment in charge of talent sourcing and management.
Alket is a member of the Society for the Human Resource Management and has over 18 years in experience in Human Resources covering the majority of the discipline in various business segments.
Alket Xhemali joined the ISG team in the summer of 2018 and will be representing ISG in the United States, with a primary focus in Texas.
Motto: “Perfect is boring.”
Während seiner Ausbildung an der IHK in München setzte Horst Neumayer Schwerpunkte im Bereich Marketing und Sales. Seine erworbenen fachlichen Kompetenzen konnte er bei verschiedenen Unternehmen im deutschsprachigen Raum einbringen und erfolgreich umsetzen.
Seit 2008 unterstützt Horst Neumayer das Sales-Team der ISG im Headquater Wien.
Aufgrund seiner jahrelangen Erfahrung und erworbenen fachlichen Expertise wurde ihm 2019 von der Geschäftsführung die operative Verantwortung für den Auf- und Ausbau sowie die Leitung des Sales-Teams DACH übertragen. In der Zusammenarbeit mit seinem Team setzt er auf offene Kommunikation, ein respektvolles Miteinander und stete Weiterentwicklung. Humor ist in seinen Augen ebenfalls ein gern gesehener Begleiter.
Motto: “Es ist nicht genug zu wissen – man muss auch anwenden. Es ist nicht genug zu wollen – man muss auch tun.” – Johann Wolfang von Goethe
Rafael has a degree in Business Management from Barry University, USA. He has more than 20 years of experience managing local and regional human resources for large peruvian companies and multinational companies in agri-export, retail, pharmaceutical, services, finance, consumer goods and technology sectors. His initial trajectory was in operations and logistics in the services and consumer goods sectors. Rafael is also a postgraduate professor in various Human Resources related courses.
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.
Roxana joined ISG in 2006, since 2011 she is Managing Director for Romania. With more than 10 years of involvement in executive search, she is experienced on the national and international level, interacting with companies in IT, Financial
Services, Building, Construction and Real Estate as well as Commerce & Consumer (FMCG).
She has advised a large number of clients, consulting specifically in senior management recruiting and leadership solutions.
Before joining ISG, Roxana graduated form the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania, and gained experience working in the financial sector for 6 years.
Ana Maria graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences and earned a Masters degree in Human Resources Management and Communication at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration.
She has been working in HR management for 14 years, and has developed her skills and competences in staffing, training and recruiting as an in-house HR specialist.
In January 2019, she joined ISG Romania as a HR consultant; she is involved in complex projects in Building & Construction (construction machinery and building materials industry, engineering) and media and management consulting.
Alexandra graduated in 2014 from Economics at the University of Economic Studies of Bucharest and holds a Masters degree in Management of Human Resources.
She started her career in HR during the final year of her studies, as a junior consultant in a recruitment agency. There she managed different positions in the building materials industry, retail, oil & gas and agriculture, as well as a Share Service Center.
In May 2016, she joined ISG Romania as a HR consultant and is involved in complex projects in Building & Construciton (building materials and engineering), Industry (industrial products sales, technical textiles), and Healthworld (insurance).
Catalina joined ISG Romania in September 2015 as a specialist for telemarketing; she is responsible for developing our customers’ portfolios. This gives her opportunities to gain experience and to build a career in the HR field.
Her professional initiation was with an Austrian HR company, where she was a team assistant for the Bucharest branch.
She holds a Bachelors degree in Foreign Languages and Literature (English and French) and a Masters degree in Leadership and Human Resources Management.
Jutta Heupel hat 16 Jahre Erfahrung im Retail Bereich der Modebranche gesammelt, wo auch die Personalbetreuung ein Teil von war und sie sich engagiert hat.
Im Jahre 1998 hat sie sich dann entschlossen in Italien zu leben und hat gleich im Export Vertrieb Fuss gefasst. Das Betreuen von Kunden auf internationaler Ebene sowie die Problembewältigung gehörte zu ihren Stärken. Mit aufmerksamen zuhören und sich in die Lage des Kunden zu versetzen, bewies sie ihre verbindliche und empatische Mitarbeit welches sich auch in der Teamarbeit auswirkte.
Die Kunden und Kandidaten schätzen Ihre Zielstrebigkeit sowie ihre Zuhör – und Analysefähigkeiten mit der sie ihre Arbeit ausführt.
“Personalberatung” bedeutet für sie eine WinWin Situation zu verwirklichen wo der Kunde, die Kandidaten sowie die Kollegen von profitteren können und somit einen zufriedenen Arbeitsalltag haben.
Der Sektor Design gehört seit ihrem 14 Lebensjahr zu einer ihren Leidenschaften und somit hat sie sich in dieser Branche ein umfassendes Wissen zugelegt. Ausserdem hat sie dank ihrer autodidaktischen Fähigkeit sich zielstrebig den Bereich des digitalen Marketings und Kommunikation angeeignet.
Boris has over 25 years of professional experience in sales and management at national and international companies in industry segment and in retail sector. He was responsible for sales organisation as sales manager and later as country manager.
He was involved in different projects of extending distribution network, stock management, implementing e-commerce, leadership (setting and meeting targets, coaching, sales effectiveness, recognizing training needs and promoting talents). He was actively involved in optimisations, adaptations and measures to improve flexibility and change during change management processes.
With his experiences in HR and positive approach he gives to customers the best support with the search and selection of the best candidates.
Fabian Francisco is an economist specialized in finance, with more than 36 years of work experience in the financial, insurance, health, engineering
and business sectors. He has held several managerial positions within the last 23 years where he could underline his extensive financial experience
with national and international stockbrokers, for instance. He shows an a very valuable knowledge in various areas, e.g. commercial and sales and
marketing, administration, human resources management & recruitment, risk-, quality- & projects management. Furthermore, he is also very much
experienced in business planning, advisory and in the management & coordination of business projects in general. He is currently a member of
several companies while his main focus is the leadership of ISG-group’s operations in Colombia.
Mr. Alexander Schaffer has completed his apprenticeship and acquired a certificate of competence as a forwarding agent and a concession for cargo transportation with motor vehicles
In his 40-year career he was, among other things, responsible for the establishment, development, restructuring and reorganization of departments and offices in Austria and abroad. He also expanded forwarding services in Eastern Europe and, for many years, acted as Director and Head of the Eastern Region in well-known forwarding companies.
His activities focused on personnel management, recruiting, training and development and on the advancement of apprentice training (which was awarded a state prize).
In 2018 he took the opportunity to start his own business as a management and personnel consultant, in 2019 he joined the ISG.
Moto: “At the end of the day, it’s THE RESULT that counts.”
After having completed her studies, and while working in several law firms, Dr. Isabella Ramböck noticed her great interest in working with people.
finally brought her to turn her calling into her profession.
For her, personnel management is the professional field to help companies and candidates achieving their goals.
A well-founded education and a certain degree of social competence are the cornerstones for a successful career in personnel consulting, in which she has been working independently since 2011.
From temporary staffing to search and selection, Dr. Ramböck covers all personnel matters; she is your contact for personnel management for the Salzburg area and beyond.
Motto: “If you can’t contribute to the solution, you are part of the problem”.
Dr. Fae’ shows an excellent knowledge and long experience in the international healthcare system, holding various managerial roles in Italy and abroad. He gained working experience on healthcare management, international healthcare consulting, international medical transports, pre-hospital emergency medicine and healthcare personnel training programs.
From his university background perspective, Dr. Fae’ is a mental health specialist with a professional doctorate degree in “clinical psychology” and a bachelor’s degree in “medical sciences” focusing his attention on “neuropsychology, psychobiology, psychopharmacology and sleep medicine”. He has collaborated with various international academic institutions including the CARI (Center of Advanced Research and Innovation) of Charisma University (TCI) and the Cheshire Hall Medical Center (TCI). He is also a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Over the years he has carried out in-depth studies on psychobiology, psychosomatic medicine, functional medicine and psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology (PNEI).
At the UNIPSI University of Turin Dr. Fae’ has obtained a 4- year diploma in psychobiological and naturopathic sciences, with subsequent specialized studies in: “nutrition and psychosomatic medicine, food disorders, epigenetics, nutraceuticals, clinical phytotherapy and herbal sciences, clinical mycotherapy, psychobiology of emotions and art therapy.
Dr. Fae’ possesses many years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial experience in human resources and health services management for different companies.
In quality of general manager, he was responsible for the company network, stipulating new agreements with both Italian and foreign partner organizations. During his several professional assignments he could also gain valuable experience in the coordination of “operative response center, medical staff, medical devices, international medical transports and healthcare personnel training” in Italy and in the international arena.
Anna Tenstam is ISG Partner working primarily in the Nordics and Israel, with the base in Stockholm and Tel Aviv.
Anna´s field of expertise is Executive Search including Board Members (Headhunting), Search and Selection of Managers and Specialists within the area of Life Science; Pharma, Biotechnology, Medical devices, Diagnostics, Aesthetics/Beauty (B2B/B2C).
In addition, Anna is supporting International and National Companies as well as Start-Ups within Business Development projects.
Anna works with Board Members, Executive Managers, Managers, Specialists and Jobseekers in primarily the Private sector. During more than 30 years, she has been working internationally for Life Science Companies in leading positions such as CEO, Executive VP, Chairman and Board of Directors. Anna has also founded and sold several companies and has a strong presence in the Start-Up environment globally, acting as Mentor and Fundraiser. She is highly involved in International associations, driving the future with new high-tech innovations and consumer groups.
Anna has a Degree in MSc, MBA from IMD Lausanne and Diploma from EMP Stockholm Business School and IHM. With many years of international experience from working with Recruitment for various companies within Life Science worldwide, Anna has worked with, among other companies and organizations; Pharmacia Diagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Q-Med AB, ColBar Life Science Ltd, JnJ, Eternogen LLC, Datum Biotech as well as several other companies. She is also a member of Pokerface (executive business network Sweden), AIA (Aesthetic Industry Association US), Alumni, EMP (Executive Management Program) and BioSweden.
Anna recruits domestically and cross-border across all management disciplines providing clients with Direct Search, Search & Selection, recruitment support and assessment. Furthermore, she can offer interim management and strategic support within Business Development, Reorganization including tailored Outplacement support adjusted to the individual needs of employees.
For over 28 years, Thomas Windhager has been working in sales, covering positions from account manager to executive. Correspondingly, he is deeply familiar with the industry and has gained his insight working with national and international companies.
For him, people always are at the center of any corporate activity: from building a new sales team to the strategic positioning a new product. This approach was also central to him when, as a head of sales, he was putting together a sales team for an international manufacturer of office machines.
As founder and managing director of an IT company that acted as general agency for Dictaphone in Austria, he was responsible for sales and marketing agendas.
After his career in the IT industry, he studied Aging Services Management, dealing with demographic change in our society, at Ferdinand Porsche University of Applied Sciences.
His key competences in consulting lie in IT and in recruiting for sales and management positions.
His credo is: “We can only achieve our goals together, taking into account the needs of all parties involved”.
Achim Töpfer is your ISG consultant and contact in all matters pertaining to information technology (IT).
After studying Business Information Technology in Aachen and Wedel, Mr. Töpfer started his career at a logistics subsidiary of Unilever. There, he he optimized processes of goods distribution and implemented the automation of data communication.
After having also served as a head of application development, Mr. Töpfer launched his own IT consulting firm in Hamburg with a near-shore subsidiary in Odessa (Ukraine), specializing in consulting banks and financial service providers.
Mr. Töpfer has gained a lot of experience in accompanying personnel selection, especially in phases of implementation of new technologies, leading to him developing specialized services in personnel consulting and recruiting for specialists and managers. When joining ISG as a Managing Partner, he professionally expanded ISGs services in personnel consulting correspondingly.
Mr. Labarre shows an excellent and unique knowledge of Innovation, Deep Tech, Digital, Startup, Scale-up markets in general. From his background perspective, Eric Labarre is an Innovation Management Professional since more than 25 years on the French Market and abroad. He finished master studies in computer sciences, and International Management Master from HEC and Sciences Po Paris.
Mr. Labarre provides more than 25 years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial entrepreneurial and business innovation experiences as Engineer, as Marketing Manager, General Manager and CEO at various major players in the Innovation Business. During his several professional assignments he could also gain valuable experience in the Start-up and Scale-up industry in particular as General Manager for more than 10 years.
Eric LABARRE represents a high caliber Manager and Operational Leader in the following functional Executive search segments:
Elisabeth Penz started her professional career in the mineral oil industry, where she served in a variety of functions over the course of her long-standing engagement with a large company. After some time in accounting, she held various positions in sales and marketing, finally acting as an area manager for petrol stations and their shops for several years.
In-service, she attended the University of Applied Sciences for Business Management and graduated in 2001.
In 2008, Elisabeth Penz transferred to a personnel service provider and again served in several positions; costumer satisfaction and sustainable relationship management always where her primary concerns.
Since October 2019 she works with ISG Personalmanagement GmbH as a senior consultant in Vienna.
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.
Jelena Stepanuka began her professional career in the second year of her undergraduate program, immediately determining that HR is something that will never allow her to say that her working day will be boring. The most attractiveness factor was the ability to help people to choose most suitable profession and help them to find motivation to achieve new goals.
Jelena immediately identified her field of work – recruitment. This specialization excites: the ability to understand desires and possibilities of a candidate during several interviews and tests, monitoring further career growth of the employee, always provide basis for analysis and conclusions for improving the quality of work for both: candidate and for the whole team.
Jelena began her career as recruiter and labor protection specialist in one of the local banks. For 5 years, developing her skills and, at the same time, finishing her education in the University of Latvia in the field of International Economic Relations. The obtained master’s degree and 5 years of experience in a financial institution helped her to realize that there are no limits in the development in HR area, and that she wants to have more new experience and expand her knowledge in this field.
Jelena moved to recruitment and personnel lease company named “Biuro”, the leader in the Baltic countries, thereby identifying new areas of development for herself as a recruitment specialist for various companies, managing her team, understanding and implementing recruitment projects, which includes not only selection, but also further work with the client on a long-term basis.
In parallel with her work at “Biuro”, Jelena began working on her own project and developing her own company. During the first year, the company managed to achieve significant profit, taking into account the minimum investments. Over the years, the company has successfully developed and increased the number of purchased agricultural machinery.
In 2016 Jelena was invited to work for a new market player, which provide consulting, management and family office services all over the world. The company provides a wide range of services and which gave Jelena opportunity to learn and participate in a variety of projects of an international scale, allowed not only to develop her skills in the recruitment and personnel management around the world, but also to work on projects in various fields: legal, real estate, registration and management of funds and trusts, registration of companies in different countries, work with payment institutions and everything that may be connected to the service of a family office. Three years later, company decided to transfer part of the office from Riga to Budapest, where Jelena was invited to continue her work.
The desire to be a professional in what you do is what motivated Jelena to join the ISG team in order to bring knowledge to the company, as well as learn from the experience gained by specialists from 35 countries of ISG team to offer a new level of service to customers in Latvia.
Motto: “Nothing is impossible!”
Mr. Albert Maschler, MSc graduated from HTL Donaustadt specializing in network technology. He began his professional career in the IT department of a large social insurance carrier, for more than eight years he served as administrator for network technology. In-service, he also started studying psychology with a focus on work, education and economy.
In December 2017, Mr. Maschler left his position to focus on the completion of his studies and to start gaining professional experience in personnel selection. In March 2019, he began working as a consultant with ISG Personnel Management Ltd.
Cynthia Kelly (Cindy) is an I-O Psychologist and has worked as a Search Consultant for over a decade. She began her early career in Cardiovascular Technology. In her role, she was recognized for her strong ability to manage departmental resources and statistics analytics. She acquired the role of Vendor Management and was responsible for an inventory of a million plus in the Cardiovascular department for a large hospital network in South Florida. Discovering that she had a talent for Technology, Cindy pursued and obtained a degree in Informational Technology. She progressed in her education by obtaining an MBA with concentration in Healthcare. With her expertise in working with Cardiologists, she began placing Physicians in the field of Cardiology and was very successful. Cindy later developed a nationwide Gastroenterology specialty program. Cindy later included Technology in her Search Consultant role. Her knowledge in technology and education assisted her in expanding her skills and placing high level programmers and specialists in hard to fill roles. Other Consulting and Talent Management specialties include Engineering, Business, Human Resources and Sales. Cindy recently graduated with a PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology.
Martin Kleibaumhüter is ISG Managing Partner in our East Westphalia office.
Following his professional training as an industrial clerk, Mr. Kleibaumhüter graduated in Economics from the University of Paderborn.
For the past 20 years, Mr. Kleibaumhüter has been working as a business and personnel consultant. He is also a listed consultant and trainer for the German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA).
His consulting philosophy is based on honesty, trust and dialogue with his partners, and on the aim to fulfill the customer’s requirements in the best way possible.
In his work with ISG, Mr. Kleibaumhüter has specialized in consulting medium-sized companies in the industry sector. As a personnel consultant, Mr. Kleibaumhüter focuses primarily on personnel recruitment and integrated personnel management consulting.
Motto: „Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.“ (Henry Ford)
After completing his doctoral studies in Business Administration (specialization: Banking Management and Trade, SMEs) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Dr. Thomas Wladika started his professional career in 1989 with Girozentrale und Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG, later GiroCredit (trainee program, subsequently corporate banking).
In 1992, he transitioned to Catro Personalberatung, where he led the financial services division.
After working in corporate customer service for Deutsche Bank in Vienna and Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederöstereich-Wien, as of 2000, he managed a corporate customer profit center for the Bank Austria Group. In 2005, he became deputy head of the Lower Austria (South) and Burgenland region. From 2006, he served as head of corporate customer business in Lower Austria. After serving as a global account manager in the multinational corporate department, he committed himself to strategic tasks and was responsible for a number of global processes and projects in the corporate & investment banking division of Bank Austria until the end of 2017. Afterwards, he joined an acquisition project of Oberbank AG in Vienna.
In addition, Dr. Wladika participated in numerous management, sales, technical and personality development seminars and training courses in Switzerland (Prof. Malik) and Belgium (Management Center Europe).
Since 10/2018 he is ISG Managing Partner.
Motto: “Nothing is more convincing than success”
Yıldız Üniversitesi Makina Mühendisliği mezunu olan Aylin GÜNBEY, toplam 20 yıllık özel sektör tecrübesine sahiptir. 17 yılı Otomotiv, 2,5 yılı Beyaz eşya sektöründe geçen çalışma hayatı süresince pek çok projede proje liderliği yapmıştır.
1994 yılında Bosch Profilo Sanayi A.Ş – Çerkezköy fabrikada ARGE departmanında standartlar mühendisi olarak göreve başlamıştır.
1998 yılında Otoyol- Sakarya firmasında Kalite bölümünde Kalite güvence müh. olarak çalışmıştır.
2000 yılında Ford Otosan Otomotiv Sanayi A.Ş de toplam 11 yıl “Ford Üretim sistem sorumlusu” ve “Kalıp imalat Programı –ERP Proje sorumlusu” olarak görev yapmıştır. Bu sırada Kocaeli Üniversitesinde, İşletme yüksek lisansını tamamlamıştır. Tez konusu “İK Performans Yönetim Sistemi” dir.
2011 yılından sonra bir Otomotiv yan sanayi firması olan CPS Pres Form Sanayi A.Ş şirketinde proje lideri olarak çalışmıştır. Ayrıca IATF 16949 kurulumunda görev almıştır.
Bir süre yönetim sistemleri danışmanlığı yaptıktan sonra, 2019 yılında ISG ailesine katılarak Otomotiv, ağır sanayi ve endüstriyel üretim alanınlarında aşağıdaki konularda hizmet vermeye başlamıştır.
Viktor Lederman looks back on many years of professional experience as a personnel manager in industry, trade and IT. Combining his initial technical education with advanced business management training, Mr. Ledermann has to offer in-depth specialist knowledge and experience for the search and recruitment of specialists and executives.
Listening and clarifying a wide range of requirements is a skill that takes learning. For Mr. Ledermann it’s the foundation of his work, like finding and assembling the individual pieces of a puzzle to form the finished picture.
Motto: “What we do today is the outline of tomorrow’s painting.” (Monika Minder)
Mr. Supparitsch has worked in the banking industry for about 10 years, mainly in corporate banking and auditing. After completing his studies in commercial science. He has gained a great deal of experience in corporate and financial analysis in Austria and abroad.
After changing to the health industry, Mr. Supparitsch was not only able to apply his experience in finance, but also to expand his theoretical knowledge in human resources, marketing and sales in practical implementation. Together with partners he founded 2 companies dealing with the establishment and management of medical practices: