Austria

ISG Burgenland
Raiffeisengasse 17
A-7321 Raiding
ISG Krems an der Donau
Wiener Straße 11/6
A - 3500 Krems an der Donau
ISG St. Pölten
Wiener Straße 12
A-3100 St. Pölten
ISG Oberwaltersdorf
Fabriksstraße 12/2/Top 12
A-2522 Oberwaltersdorf
ISG Guntramsdorf
Rathaus Viertel 3
2353 Guntramsdorf
ISG Salzburg
Eberhard Fugger Str. 3
A-5020 Salzburg
ISG Innsbruck
Fallmerayerstraße 14
A-6020 Innsbruck
ISG Headquarters
Rustenschacherallee 38
A - 1020 Vienna
ISG Personalmanagement GmbH
Nibelungengasse 1-3/Stiege 4/Top 52
A - 1010 Vienna
ISG Training & Development
Johann Hoffmann Platz 16
A-1120 Vienna
ISG Medien
Hans Steger Gasse 10, Top 7-9
A-1220 Wien
ISG Villach
Litzelhofenstraße 8/1
A-9500 Villach
ISG Graz
Schlögelgasse 10
A-8010 Graz
ISG Graz
Brückenkopfgasse 1/6.Stock
A-8020 Graz
ISG Haid
Nettingsdorferstraße 68
A-4053 Haid
ISG Linz
Landstraße 82
A-4020 Linz
ISG Linz
Scharitzerstraße 1a
A-4020 Linz

Welcome

ISG Austria is your professional service provider in all personnel matters!

With more than 60 consultants, 25 trainers and 13 offices we provide you with our services all around Austria. Our team is made up of experienced experts in various industries, working to optimally meet your requirements. The collaboration of our consultants allows for a combination of local and global expertise and assistance across industries.

As a full-service provider in all areas of personnel management we offer support in Personnel Consulting, Executive Search, Training & Development, Outplacement and Media / Employer Brand Consulting.

Team

Franz Erhardt

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

Franz Erhardt provides competent support in all central personnel management topics:

  • Personnel consulting and handling of the recruitment process
  • Personnel search and selection
  • Executive Search and headhunting
  • Interim management and quality temporary employment
  • Potential assessments and diagnostics
  • Media and mailbox services
  • Personnel development and training

Motto: “The secret to success is to never give up.”

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Dipl. Ing. Klaus Gieber

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

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Ferdinand Kamenicky

Managing Partner

Expertise

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:

  • Personnel consulting – Recruiting specialists and executives both nationally and internationally
  • Executive search for sector experts
  • Outplacement/new placement coaching and job application consulting
  • Resolving inner company conflicts/mediation and corporate and conflict culture

Motto: “Clarity before harmony.”

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Gabriele Wachter

Managing Partner

Expertise

Gabriele Wachter began her professional career at Austria’s leading bank where she successfully worked as a credit advisor for a number of years before being promoted to senior consultant for commercial clients.

During maternity leave, Gabriele Wachter graduated in economic sciences from the Open University in Hagen, Germany, focusing on HR, industrial and organisational psychology as well as financial management. In the course of her studies she specialised in personnel and organisational development, her main topic being questions arising from change management processes and the resulting resistance as well as the development of criteria for furthering their acceptance.

Since mid-2000 Gabriele Wachter supports ISG’s team as a management consultant for Eastern Austria based in St. Poelten, Lower Austria. A growing number of customers from all areas of business ranging from the industrial to the service sector as well as non-profit organisations and commercial clients value her dedication, competence, power in implementation and pronounced empathy towards people.is not an empty phrase but a personal and professional imperative to her in daily business.

GABRIELE WACHTER COMPETENTLY COVERS ALL AREAS OF PERSONNEL CONSULTANCY INCLUDING:

  • Search and selection of specialists and executives
  • Personnel development
  • Design and implementation of executive search projects
  • Design and performance of assessment centers
  • Conception and implemenation of outplacements
  • Consultancy and audit on family & career

Motto: „Customers are entitled to the highest lasting quality.“

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Mag. Alexandra Bugram

Managing Partner

Expertise

EDUCATION:

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

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

MAIN FOCUS:

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

SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL RECRUITING-PROJECTS:

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

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

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Ing. Hans Georg Stadlober

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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

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

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

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

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

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Mag. Philipp Pelzelmayer

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.

THE MAIN FOCUS OF HIS ACTIVITIES IS:

  • Creating job advertisements
  • Research
  • Job interviews
  • Management of applicant interviews
  • Recruiting
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Mag. (FH) Birgit Roschitz, MSc

Managing Partner

Expertise

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

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

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

SHE IS SPECIALISED IN:

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

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

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Dr. Gottfried Jägersberger

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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

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

Areas of consulting:

  • Personnel search and selection
  • Executive Search
  • Development of individual assessment centers
  • Micro-politics and lobbying
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Patrick Adler, M.A.

Senior Consultant

Expertise

SEINE EXPERTISE

  • Suche + Auswahl von Fach- + Führungskräften (Active Sourcing)
  • Research von Top-Branchen-Experten in Executive Search Projekten
  • Begleitung + Beratung von Unternehmen
  • Branchenkompetenz in folgenden Bereichen (Auszug): 
    produzierende Industrie (Metallverarbeitung + Elektrotechnik + Kunststoff) | Automotive | Bauwesen | Transport + Logistik | Lebensmittel

SEIN BACKGROUND

  • Masterstudium „Wirtschaftsberatung + Unternehmensführung“ an
    der FH Wiener Neustadt  
    Schwerpunkte: Führung | Management | Strategie | Personal
  • Bachelorstudiums “Wirtschaftsberatung“ an der FH Wiener Neustadt
    Schwerpunkte: Management | Organisation | Personal | Immobilienmanagement
  • diverse Weiterbildungen in den Bereichen:
    Employer Branding | Beratungskompetenz | Führung + Leadership | Präsentationstechnik | Profiling im Recruiting | Arbeitsrecht | Projektmanagement + Teamorganisation |
    Strategisches Kompetenzmanagement | Train The Trainer
  • mehrjährige Praxis in folgenden Bereichen:
    Personalberatung | Recruiting | Active Sourcing | Projektmanagement 

SEINE ASSETS

  • hohe Flexibilität und Einsatzbereitschaft
  • Verlässlichkeit | Diskretion | Professionalität
  • Freude im Umgang mit Menschen
  • Begeisterung in der individuellen Beratung
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Sophie Hertrich, B.A.

Junior Consultant

Expertise

IHRE EXPERTISE

  • Begleitung + Durchführung von Such- + Auswahlprojekten für Fachkräfte
  • Textierung + Gestaltung von individuellen Inseraten
  • Betreuung von Unternehmen im Rahmen des Recruitings
  • laufendes Bewerbermanagement
  • Führung + Begleitung von Kandidatengesprächen
  • Aktiv-Ansprache im Rahmen von Datenbanksuchen
  • Branchenkompetenz in folgenden Bereichen:
    Industrie | Dienstleistungen | Automotive | Gesundheitswesen 

IHR BACKGROUND

  • laufendes Masterstudium „Soziologie“ an der Universität Wien  
    Schwerpunkte: Arbeits- + Organisationssoziologie | Gesundheitssoziologie | qualitative Forschungsmethoden 
  • Bachelorstudium “Sozialwissenschaften” an der Universität Rostock
  • vertiefende Auseinandersetzung mit Entscheidungsprozessen in Organisationen und dem Thema Personalentwicklung im Zuge der Masterarbeit
  • Weiterbildungen in den Bereichen: 
    Betriebswirtschaftslehre | Arbeitsrecht

IHRE ASSETS

  • offene + kommunikative Persönlichkeit
  • Freude an der Interaktion mit unterschiedlichen Charakteren
  • genaue + professionelle Arbeitsweise
  • hohes Maß an Engagement + Motivation in der Zielerreichung 
  • überdurchschnittliche Ausdauer + Durchhaltevermögen in schwierigen Situationen
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Christoph Weisz, Bakk. phil.

Research Consultant

Expertise

SEINE EXPERTISE

  • Research nach Fach- und Führungskräften
  • Aktiv-Ansprache im Rahmen der Datenbanksuchen
  • laufendes Bewerbermanagement
  • Branchenkompetenz in folgenden Bereichen: 
    FMCG | Industrie | IT | Dienstleistungen | Logistik

SEIN BACKGROUND

  • laufendes Masterstudium “Soziologie” an der Universität Wien
    Schwerpunkt: Wissenschaftsforschung 
  • Bakkalaureatsstudium der Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft an der Universitität Wien 
    Schwerpunkt: Public Relations und Kommunikationsforschung  
  • intensive Auseinandersetzung im Bereich der Markt- und Meinungsforschung 

SEINE ASSETS

  • freundliche + höfliche Kommunikation in jeder Situation
  • Freude am Kontakt mit Menschen sowie am Kennenlernen individueller Persönlichkeiten
  • Hilfsbereitschaft + Lösungskompetenz
  • Einsatzbereitschaft + Zielorientierung
  • Zuverlässigkeit | Diskretion | Professionalität 
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Theresa Hofmann, B.A.

Project Assistant

Expertise

IHRE EXPERTISE

  • Begleitung von Such- + Auswahlprojekten
  • Research nach Fach- und Führungskräften
  • Aktiv-Ansprache im Rahmen der Datenbanksuchen
  • Textierung + Gestaltung von individuellen Jobinseraten
  • laufendes Bewerbermanagement
  • Begleitung von Kandidatengesprächen

IHR BACKGROUND

  • aktuell laufendes Masterstudium an der FH Wiener Neustadt 
    Schwerpunkt: Personal | Organisation | Strategie (geplanter Abschluss 2020)
  • Bachelorstudium „Wirtschaftsberatung“ an der FH Wiener Neustadt
    Schwerpunkte: Management | Organisation | Personalmanagement | Immobilienmanagement

IHRE ASSETS

  • fundierte wirtschaftliche Ausbildung
  • offene + wertschätzende Kommunikationsweise
  • Freude am täglichen Kontakt mit Menschen
  • kompetentes Auftreten
  • Engagement | Einsatzbereitschaft | Verlässlichkeit
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Viktoria Swoboda, B.A.

Project Assistant

Expertise

IHRE EXPERTISE

  • Research | individuelle Kandidatensuche auf ausgewählten Plattformen
  • laufendes Bewerbermanagement
  • Begleitung von Kandidatengesprächen
  • Lehrlingsrecruiting

IHR BACKGROUND

  • Bachelorstudium “Wirtschaftsberatung” an der FH Wiener Neustadt
    Schwerpunkte: Management | Organisation | Personalmanagement | Marktkommunikation + Vertrieb

IHRE ASSETS

  • umfangreiche wirtschaftliche Ausbildung mit umfassendem Praxisbezug
  • professionelle und genaue Arbeitsweise
  • freundliche und kooperative Umgangsweise
  • Professionalität in allen Angelegenheiten
  • Freude im Umgang mit Bewerbern
  • Verlässlichkeit | Flexibilität | Loyalität 
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Mag. Margit Hofer UNIV. HCM

Managing Partner

Expertise

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:

  • Personnel recruitment
  • Personnel selection
  • Personnel consultancy
  • Personnel development
  • Executive search

 

Motto: „There is only one proof of ability – doing“ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Dr. Isabella Ramböck

Managing Partner

Expertise

Nach erfolgreich abgeschlossenem Studium war Frau Dr. Isabella Ramböck für einige Zeit in Anwaltskanzleien tätig, und merkte dabei immer mehr, wie groß Ihr Interesse an der Person/ an dem Menschen selbst ist.

Das Sprichwort

“WICHTIGSTER FAKTOR DES ERFOLGS IST DER MENSCH”

hat sie letztendlich dazu bewegt, ihre Berufung zum Beruf zu machen;

Die Personalbranche ist ihrer Meinung nach genau der Berufszweig, der sowohl Unternehmen als auch Bewerber unterstützt, das gewünschte Ziel zu erreichen;

Eine gut fundierte Ausbildung und das gewisse Maß an sozialer Kompetenz bilden die Grundsteine für eine erfolgreiche Etablierung im Bereich Personalberatung, und so ist sie seit 2011 selbständig in dieser Branche tätig;

Von Qualitätszeitarbeit bis hin zur Suche und Auswahl deckt Frau Dr. Ramböck sämtliche Personalfragen ab und ist nicht nur für den Raum Salzburg Ihre Ansprechpartnerin für Personalangelegenheiten.

Motto: “Wer nichts zur Lösung beiträgt, ist selbst Teil des Problems”

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Clemens J. Neuhauser

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

Focus areas (Salzburg, Styria, partly Upper Austria):

Clemens Neuhauser provides his competent support in all matters of personnel management – especially in:

  • Personnel consulting and execution of the recruiting process
  • Consultation and support in operative employer branding
  • People management and leadership consultation for leaders and junior leaders
  • HRM consultation incl. HR processes / development of the HR department
  • Communication between employees, leaders and the corporate management

Motto: “Each interview we conduct is a valuable employer branding measure for the client.”

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Claudia Perkounigg-Hoge, MSc.

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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:

  • Personnel Selection & Search for specialists and executive staff
  • Temporary Work for qualified engineers and administrative staff
  • Personnel Development such as career bracket mentoring and moderating workshops
  • Customer acquisition and customer care

Motto: „The most dangerous worldview is the worldview of those who have not viewed the world.“(Alexander v. Humboldt)

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Michael Oberhuber, MSc.

Consultant

Expertise

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)

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Dipl. Soz.Päd. Christine Widmoser

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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)

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Mag. (FH) Sebastian Widmoser

Managing Partner

Expertise

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

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

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

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

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

His main focus is:

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

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

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Mag. Katharina Tkalec

Consultant

Expertise

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)

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Irene Schwab

HR- Assistant

Expertise

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.”

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Mag. Robert Liska

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.”

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Mag. Elifa Velagic

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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

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Mag. Birgit Prochazka

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.

HER MAIN FOCUS IS:

  • Personnel Search & Selection
  • Assessment Center
  • Potential Analysis
  • Customer care and acquisition of new clients
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Mag. Brigitte Fegerl

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.

FOCUS AREAS OF HER WORK:

  • Recruitment and Selection of Personnel
  • Coaching of Job-Applicants
  • Assessment Center
  • Customer Acquisition and Customer Support

Motto: „Joy is the Essence of Success“

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Mag. Silvia Karnitsch

Senior Consultant, Bewerbungs- & Karrierecoach

Expertise

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.

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Olympia Blanck, MA

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.”

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Katharina Rudolf, MA

Managing Partner

Expertise

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

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

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

Personal industry focus:

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

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

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Mag. Thomas Bauer

Managing Partner

Expertise

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)

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Dr. Gerhard Klein

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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:

  • Staffing / Recruiting
  • Executive Search

Motto: „Today is the beginning of the rest of your life“ Carpe diem

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Ing. Andreas Lassel

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.“

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Mag. Irmgard Richter-Irschik

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.

Her main focus is:

  • Personnel Search & Selection
  • Headhunting
  • Coaching of Job-Applicants
  • Assessment Center
  • Customer Acquisition and Customer Support

Motto: “To reach the possible, one must strive for the impossible.” (Herman Hesse)

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Mag. Martina Petzl

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

CORE CONSULTING ACTIVITIES:

  • personnel development, personnel marketing as well as extensive support to businesses in all matters arising from personnel consulting.
  • Analysis of principal tasks and professional and general requirements of a position
  • Advertisement and data base research
  • Structured interviews
  • Research and direct approach
  • Selection assessment centers
  • Presentation of applicants and decision processes
  • Implementation of employee appraisal interview techniques
  • Development centers
  • Design of applicant’s communication
  • Design of advertisements

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.”

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Mag. (FH) Renate Stefanowski

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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

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Mag. Guido Leissinger

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Expertise

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.

HIS MAIN FOCUS WAS ON

  • Search & selection of specialist workforce and executives
  • HR development
  • Start-up and expansion of companies in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Design and implementation of promotion and selection assessment centers
Thanks to his wide knowledge and his strong sales orientation, he was made departmental manager after a short time. From 1993 to 1999, he successfully led CATRO as general manager being in charge of 60 employees in Austria and the Eastern European subsidiaries.

Guido Leissinger founded ISG in 1999 and has since built up the company from zero to more than 500 people in 23 countries.

HIS SUCCESSFUL TASKS INCLUDED

  • Personnel consulting
  • HR development
  • Trainings

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“

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Horst Neumayer

Teamleitung Sales & Vertrieb Dach

Expertise

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

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Dr. Richard Rudolf

Executive Managing Partner & Head of Industry Sector Group

Expertise

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

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

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

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

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

MAIN FOCUS & PERSONAL SKILLS

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

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.”

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Mag. (FH) Elmar Scheuba

Executive Managing Partner & Global Head of Sector Group "Healthworld"

Expertise

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 posseses 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:

Covered (Sub-)Industries:

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

Covered Functions:

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

Representative Search Projects

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Thomas Windhager, B.A.

Managing Partner

Expertise

Thomas Windhager ist seit über 28 Jahren in den verschiedensten Positionen im Vertrieb, vom Account Manager bis zur Geschäftsführung tätig gewesen und hat dadurch die verschiedenen Sichtweisen in nationalen als auch internationalen Unternehmungen kennengelernt.

Für ihn steht jedoch der Mensch immer im Mittelpunkt des Handelns, sei es bei der Planung eines neuen Vertriebsteams oder bei der strategischen Positionierung eines neuen Produktes. Diesen Ansatz konnte er als Vertriebsleiter beim Aufbau einer Verkaufsmannschaft eines internationalen Büromaschinen Herstellers nutzen.

Als Geschäftsführer und Gründer eines IT Unternehmen, welches als Generalvertretung für die Marke Dictaphone in Österreich fungierte, war er für die Vertriebs als auch Marketing Agenden verantwortlich.
Nach seiner Laufbahn in der IT Branche studierte er an der FH Ferdinand Porsche den Studiengang Aging Services Management, ein Studienzweig der sich mit dem demografischem Wandel in unserer Gesellschaft beschäftigt.

Sein Beratungsschwerpunkt liegt einerseits im IT Bereich, als auch in der Besetzung von Vertriebs- und Managementpositionen.

Sein Credo lautet: „Man kann nur gemeinsam unter Berücksichtigung der Bedürfnisse aller Beteiligten die angestrebten Ziele erreichen.“

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Andreas Vetr

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

Business Areas:

  • Executive Search & Direct Search (Head Hunting)
  • Board & C – Level Service
  • Outplacement & Executive Counselling
  • Personal Development
  • Executive Assessment
  • Leadership, Sales, Teams and Specials

Quote: “Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”
By John Maxwell

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Mag. Guido Leissinger

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Expertise

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.

HIS MAIN FOCUS WAS ON

  • Search & selection of specialist workforce and executives
  • HR development
  • Start-up and expansion of companies in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Design and implementation of promotion and selection assessment centers
Thanks to his wide knowledge and his strong sales orientation, he was made departmental manager after a short time. From 1993 to 1999, he successfully led CATRO as general manager being in charge of 60 employees in Austria and the Eastern European subsidiaries.

Guido Leissinger founded ISG in 1999 and has since built up the company from zero to more than 500 people in 23 countries.

HIS SUCCESSFUL TASKS INCLUDED

  • Personnel consulting
  • HR development
  • Trainings

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“

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Harald Mörtenhummer

Executive Search / Managing Partner

Expertise

Harald Mörtenhummer started his career as a constructor for the Siemens AG. In 1985 he participated in a trade training program (BILLA AG), after which he took over the responsibility for the training of new employees and executives (from apprenticeship to executive management) and established and managed the HR – department.

Subsequently he completed numerous trainings and took on various challenges in marketing as marketing manager (LOWA GmbH), managing director sales (Bauhaus GmbH) and as restructuring manager of several trade organisations. In 2002 different international appointments followed, such as CEO (bauMax AG) or managing director CEE (Praktiker AG), which involved international procurement marketing, category management and logistics assignments. His experience as a supervisory board member in the food- & non-food sector round off his extensive expertise.

Currently he is managing partner at the ISG Executive Search Competence Centre and is looking after clients in the following sectors:

  • Board services
  • Management- and HR-consulting
  • Executive search (head hunting) of industry experts
  • Recruitment of management- and other pivotal positions on a national- and international level
  • Monitoring of change processes

Short CV

Executive consultant, interim- & project manager, supervisory board member, managing director of CEE-countries, management board and director of international companies

References

Praktiker International GmbH, Forstinger GmbH, bauMax AG, MediaMarkt GmbH, LÖWA GmbH, Digital Equipment Corp., BILLA AG, Siemens AG

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Olympia Blanck, MA

Senior Consultant

Expertise

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.”

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Ferdinand Kamenicky

Managing Partner

Expertise

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:

  • Personnel consulting – Recruiting specialists and executives both nationally and internationally
  • Executive search for sector experts
  • Outplacement/new placement coaching and job application consulting
  • Resolving inner company conflicts/mediation and corporate and conflict culture

Motto: “Clarity before harmony.”

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Dr. Rupert Schmutzer

Executive Search/Managing Partner

Expertise

Dr. Rupert Schmutzer has more than 10 years of experience as management consultant for business transformation and IT alignment.

While working for top consulting companies (KPMG, Accenture, IBM, act management consulting) serving top clients he achieved proficiency in professional services and gained deep insights into IT business.
With these challenges he was able to collect experiences and knowledge in various fields like strategy, project management, business development, key account management and sales.

Rupert has grown in his professional career  into a position as trusted advisor for decision makers. He has always developed and established long-term  relationships with clients.

Rupert is  your professional contact for quick and reliable staffing of mission critical positions in IT business and professional services.

Motto: „Connect people who make a difference with challenges that matter.“

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Martin Tamussino

Executive Search & Managing Partner

Expertise

During his studies of tourism management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Martin Tamussino started his professional career with Lauda Air in 1986.

After eight years of recruiting and training cabin crews, and having professional and disciplinary responsibility for over 300 flight attendants he changed to CATRO Personalconsulting. Due to his interest and know-how of the service sector he was successful in search and selection of candidates for various management positions.

In his function as Resident Manager and Managing Director for Trade Legality of a ****star hotel in Vienna, he was responsible for the management, the establishment of new business structures, the implementation of innovative business strategies and sales.

After one year abroad in Switzerland, he worked five years in the biggest Austrian Hotel Group as Director of Sales, responsible for the coordination of Sales & Marketing activities with 26 hotels in Austria.

Since 2002 he has been strengthening the ISG team with his dedication to work for people in the service sector. With his enthusiastic style he continuously works for the right solution for his clients in various industries. Due to his commitment he was given power of attorney in 2003.

THE MAIN FOCUS OF HIS ACTIVITIES IS:

  • Search and selection of specialists and executives
  • Design and implementation of recruiting and promotion assessment centers
  • Research and Coaching
  • Support of Outplacement projects

His work style is characterized by offering his clients personal commitment, high performance and customer-oriented services.

Motto: „To place trust in oneself and in others“

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Claudia Gschiel

Senior Research Consultant & Teamlead

Expertise

Head hunting research – a typical job for students – evolved into more than just a sideline when Claudia Gschiel moved from Vorarlberg to Vienna some 20 years ago.

Concurrent with her studies of English and History to become a teacher, she worked with a renowned Personnel consulting agency in telemarketing and research as early as 1993. Her work proved to be such a success that she was recruited by ISG Personalmanagement in 1999.

From 2000, Claudia Gschiel focused her work at ISG on headhunting research assignments of specialists and executives for various projects in all areas of trade. While closely co-operating with the respective senior advisor, she was able to expand her expert knowledge to a growing number of areas and markets.

Due to growing demand in all fields pertaining to executive search, Claudia Gschiel has headed an efficient and competent research team since 2005 with whom she enthusiastically shares her expert knowledge on a regular basis.

Motto: Love it, change it or leave it”

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Mag. Martina Petzl

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

CORE CONSULTING ACTIVITIES:

  • personnel development, personnel marketing as well as extensive support to businesses in all matters arising from personnel consulting.
  • Analysis of principal tasks and professional and general requirements of a position
  • Advertisement and data base research
  • Structured interviews
  • Research and direct approach
  • Selection assessment centers
  • Presentation of applicants and decision processes
  • Implementation of employee appraisal interview techniques
  • Development centers
  • Design of applicant’s communication
  • Design of advertisements

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.”

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Marisa Otto, BA LLB.oec

Consultant

Expertise

Marisa Otto studied law, economics and sociology at the University of Salzburg. There she specialized in the areas of strategic management and personnel.

After graduating, she began as a trainee in the ISG Executive Search team, which she has supported as a consultant in the search and selection of qualified candidates since 2013.

Focus:

  • Consulting national and international clients about search strategies
  • Text formulation and layout of job advertisements
  • Research | Executive Search
  • Personnel search and Selection
  • Carrying out candidate interviews

Motto: “Paths are made by walking them.” Franz Kafka

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Mag. Sabrina Kriechbaum

Executive Search

Expertise

Sabrina Kriechbaum graduated in Socio-economics at the Vienna University of Economics. The study is a combination of Economics and Sociology with a specialization in Finance, international organization and personnel management. In order to deepen her theoretical knowledge, Sabrina Kriechbaum was employed at Bank Austria, as well as L’Oreal in Human Resources Management. In July 2006, Sabrina Kriechbaum started at ISG Personalmanagement GmbH as a consultant and she now works for a variety of national and international companies in different industries such as financial services, commerce, production etc.

THE MAIN FOCUS OF HER ACTIVITIES IS:

  • Search and selection of specialists
  • Search and selection of executives with a focus on headhunting
  • Design and implementation of recruiting and promotion assessment centers
  • Coaching

Since early 2009, Sabrina Kriechbaum has been an integral part of the executive search team in the direct approach of managers and professionals within the financial services industry and she now holds the position of senior consultant.

Sabrina Kriechbaum supports her customers in the recruitment process for all related positions.
Her motivation is a professional service for both clients and candidates. Her work style is characterized by trust, discretion, flexibility and quality.

Motto: Carpe Diem”

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Dr. Richard Rudolf

Executive Managing Partner & Head of Industry Sector Group

Expertise

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

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

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

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

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

MAIN FOCUS & PERSONAL SKILLS

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

Executive Managing Partner

Expertise

Dr. Gordon Koell has more than 27 years of experience as a leader in the healthcare-sector, in the medical devices-as well as in the biotech-industry. He furthermore specialises in health IT and applied medical research. In his spare time Dr. Koell serves as a lecturer at universities. His HR management experience comprises C-Level and senior management expertise in diverse national and international management functions as well as in a biotech start-up. His wealth of experiences includes profound knowledge of business development, innovation and human resource policies in multinational corporations with intercultural structures. Dr. Koell holds a doctoral degree in business administration from the University of Liverpool, a Master’s degree in management & leadership and a further degree in electrical engineering. As a Global Managing Partner he contributes his wide expertise to ISG Healthworld.

Educational Background and Professional Experience

  • Business Administration (Dr.), United Kingdom
  • Managament and Leadership (MSc), Austria
  • Electrical Engineering (Ing.), Austria
  • C-Level and senior management experience in diverse national and international management functions (>28 Years) in the medical devices-, healthcare-, health IT -industries as well as in the applied research sector
  • Bilingual (German, English)

Focus

  • Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Life Sciences, Biotech, Pharma
  • Health Care IT, Bio- & Medical Informatics, Digital Health Transformation
  • Healthcare Provider
  • Healthcare Private Equity and Venture Capital backed companies
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital funds
  • Privately and public held firms
  • Start-up, Spin Off’s, small-, mid- and large-size enterprises
  • Turn-around operations
  • Health Care Finance
  • Innovation & Research

Countries

  • Europe / EMEA
  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland – GAS
  • Asia
  • Middle East & U.A.E.
  • North America

Business Focus

  • C-Suite & Board Level Search
  • Board-Level and CEO appointments
  • Senior Vice President and VP roles
  • General Management appointments
  • Middle Management Appointments
  • Senior Directors | Directors
  • Specialists
  • Engineers
  • Scientists

Industries

  • Medical Devices,Surgical & Implantology
  • Pharma & Generics
  • Hospitals & Senior Residences
  • Healthcare IT & Bio-Informatics
  • Medical Diagnostics & Laboratory
  • Biotechnology & Life Scienes
  • Health Care Consulting Industry
  • Health Insurance & Health Care Finance
  • Universities & Research Institutions
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Healthcare
  • Clinical Nutrition, Food & Cosmetics

Functions

  • Commercial Marketing & Sales | Business Development
  • Health Economics & Market Access | Pricing & Reimbursement
  • Health Care IT Management | Medical- & Bio-Informatics
  • Hospital Administration & Management
  • Regulatory Affairs | Quality Management & Safety
  • Research, Development & Education
  • Manufacturing | Production, Prototyping & OEM

Representative Search Projects

http://www.isg-healthworld.com/en/references-and-media/reference-projects-and-testimonials/

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Mag. (FH) Elmar Scheuba

Executive Managing Partner & Global Head of Sector Group "Healthworld"

Expertise

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 posseses 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:

Covered (Sub-)Industries:

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

Covered Functions:

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

Representative Search Projects

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Dipl. – Sozw. Miriam Murg

Training & Development

Expertise

Miriam Murg studied social sciences at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen / Nuremberg (Germany), with an emphasis on “industrial and organizational psychology” and “Personnel Economics”. During her studies she was active for four years as a trainee student at one of the world’s largest technology companies, where she first gained professional experience and insight into the business processes of global players.

On the basis of her study focus and her passion for working with people, Miriam Murg started her career in early 2005 with ISG in the field of HR, where she primarily supported well known companies in finding and selecting new employees.

Among her special areas of expertise are the development and monitoring of strategic training programs with a focus on apprenticeship, traineeship, High Potential and junior programs, and the design and implementation of potential analysis, such as Assessment / Development Center, structured interviews and 360 ° – feedback.
The development and implementation of employee appraisal meetings, as well as the implementation of apprenticeship training round out her activity profile.

Of particular importance for Miriam Murg is the development of people, taking into account their abilities and potentials , without losing the connection to the company and her respective goal.

In early 2006, Miriam Murg switched within ISG from personnel consulting to the training and development department where she has since been particularly active in the field of human resource development.

Motto: „A secret of success is to understand the other person’s perspective.“

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Karin Wahl

Training & Development

Expertise

AREAS OF FOCUS:

  • Seminars and trainings on communication and sales
  • Individual and team coaching
  • Personality and team development
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution

BACKGROUND:

Since 2006, working succesfully as a registrated mediator, trainer und coach

  • 14 years as an employee and manager in sales, marketing and consulting
  • Marketing and sales for e-learning and blended learning projects (spin-off TU Vienna)
  • Design and active tutoring in blended learning courses (process and project management)
  • Consulting for interactive media projects (internet, intranet, CD-ROMs, interactive teletext)
  • Business development of an online auction house with a focus in the areas fo sales, marketing and technical service
  • Specific study of “succes factors for young technology companies in Austria”(TU Vienna)
  • Field, broker and sales support in class of insurance

Motto: „If you can dream it, you can do it.“

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Mag. Kerstin Rufer

Training & Development

Expertise

Kerstin Rufer discovered her love for working with people during her studies in Economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Her interest in diverse cultures drew her to the United States, where she occupied herself intensively with the American approach to Human Resource Development.

In the Personnel and Change Management sector at a renowned consulting firm in Frankfurt, Germany, she had the opportunity to implement these skills in practice. In addition, Kerstin was also able to acquire extensive experience in change processes of large enterprises, particularly in regard to utility companies, during the liberalisation of the German utilities market in 1999.

Kerstin Rufer is convinced that change may only be achieved by the inclusion of all persons or parties concerned. It is her aim to create sustainable development processes with her clients.

Comprehensive continuing training in Systemic Change and Knowledge Management, Systemic Coaching as well as special seminars for the moderation of large groups provided the foundation for her future activities at a Vienna based firm specialising in coaching and training. During her four years there, her activities and accomplishments encompass the design of comprehensive management and organizational development training programs; the actual hands-on implementation of seminars; and the accompaniment of diverse change projects in different areas (including the establishment of profit centers and the implementation of new sales and distribution strategies etc.).

Her openness to various approaches has made Kerstin Rufer a valued trainer and coach at the ISG Personalmanagement GmbH since 2003, where she has developed and extended the area of team development.

WITH COMMITMENT AND ENTHUSIASM SHE HAS SUPPORTED THE ENTERPRISE IN ACHIEVING ITS GOALS THROUGH:

  • Senior management and communication trainings in which dynamic content and models are illustrated using real-life case studies.
  • Team development in which she shows her flexibility and sensitivity in handling team dynamics. Her structured approach to the moderation of complex topics in combination with the application of creative elements (outdoor activities and similar) help to create a good working-athmosphere.
  • Individual coaching in support of both senior management and employees in difficult situations including management of disputes, time management, strategy development, and more

Motto: „Destiny is not a matter of chance; it’s a matter of choice.“

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Wolfgang Gsur

Training & Development

Expertise

While studying business informatics Wolfgang Gsur has discovered his interest in teamwork. He was fascinated by the different team-constellations – while some teams are high-performing-teams, whose cooperation and teamwork is an enrichment for everyone, some teams are low-performance-teams, who interfere with each other and ultimately perform in a sub-optimal way, although both teams did the same – inefficient – efforts in the project.

Since then he has focused on team-dynamics and team-competencies, which roles within a team are important and how they perfectly complement each other.

After his studies he has worked in the training & development department of a financial company. In 2009 he switched into the Consulting, furthermore he successfully completed the training to be a trainer and individual coach and later on he managed some project in the “Coachingalerie”. Since 2017 he successfully supports the team of the ISG Personalmanagement GmbH.

Responsibilities:

  • Backoffice – Administration & preparation of seminars and trainings
  • Organization of seminars
  • Graphical design of documents
  • Preparation & Translation of Training Documents
  • Preparation of Offers and Presentations
  • Administration of the Training & Development Area
  • Support and guidance of seminars and workshops

Motto: „Tomorrow, you will wish you had started today!“

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Daniel Schröder

Training & Development

Expertise

After his commercial education, Daniel Schröder was working for a number of different companies such as Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Mercedes Benz. After moving to Vienna in 1996, he soon finished his education in Business Training and Coaching and began his professional career as manager of a team of sales trainers at one of Austria‘s largest insurance companies. In this role, his main activities included recuriting and assessment, design and deployment of workshops, trainings and coachings in HR and Sales.

Daniel took early notice of his great people skills that he could well incorporate and further develop during his wide professional career in the areas of Sales, Management, HR and Coaching. His great passion for all matters of communication were the ground stone for his decision to start a career in Training and Development. His high level of expertise in all matters of communication and sales derives not only from his wide work experience but also from ongoing studies and trainings in the respective fields. Having worked as a successful trainer for many years, his greatest strenght may be found is his ability to always communicate straight to the point and transfer knowledge with great practical relevance.

Daniel Schröder runs his own business in Training & Coaching since 2002 with clients all over the market. He holds a diploma as Symbolon-Personality Coach since 2003.

His focus areas include:

  • Sales trainings with strong focus on practical relevancen
  • Leadership seminars in the context of Management Curricula
  • Presentation techniques & Train the Trainer
  • Basics in Project Management
  • Seminars on Language, Body Language, Voice
  • Individual Coaching, Training on the job

Motto: „For a good conversation, step outside the „I“ and knock at the doors of the „You“. – Albert Camus (1913-60), French author an philosopher

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Josef Hinterecker

Training & Development

Expertise

The art of „conquering in peace“ is the inspiration of Josef Hinterecker`s profession as martial artist and awareness-trainer. Since three decades he supports people with the 3-sense-method (hearing, seeing and feeling).

As trainer and coach the martial artist confronts his participants with the term „fighting“ in both a physical and mental way. He considers fighting not only as an act of blunt violence but also as the strength of facing challenges instead of avoiding them.

He is using the 3-sense-method in combination with techniques of Taekwondo, Judo, Shaolin Kung Fu and Tai Chi for working on topics as conflict-management, communication, team, vision and leadership.

He is instructor for fitness, health and sports-rehabilitation and a certified life-coach & trainer.  Under his own brand WolffloW (alias Joe Wolf) he writes books about awareness and the fact of how mindfulness can influence one’s life in a positive way.

Motto: Watch your thoughts for they will become words. Watch your words for they will become your actions. Your actions will become habits. Your habits will become your character. And your character will become your destiny.

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Marlies Metzich

Training & Development

Expertise

During her school career, with the focus culture-tourism, Marlies Metzich has noticed her strong interest in working with people. She loves to develop a project, solve problems and motivate each other within a team. During her school career she completed two several-months internships in Menorca, Spain. Because of these internships she was able to strengthen her interest in teamwork and consolidate her foreign language skills. After graduation she started her working-career in a Hospitality & Promotion agency as Project Assistant. After that she worked as an administrative assistant in a pharmaceutical company. During these steps Marlies Metzich has discovered her interest in administration & organization and teamwork.

Since March 2017 she supports the Training&Development department of the ISG as a Team Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Administration & Preparation of seminars and trainings
  • Preparation of Assessment-, Development- & Orientation Centers
  • Hotel bookings, Appointment- and travel organization for the trainers
  • Preparation & Translation of Training Documents
  • Preparation of Offers and Presentations
  • Administration of the Training & Development Area

Motto: „Let your smile change the world, but don‘t let the world change your smile.”

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Harald Gesell, MBA

Training & Development

Expertise

Harald Gesell began his professional career in database development and computer literacy. After only a short time he discovered his natural communication skills and from 1994 worked as a self-development trainer.
In addition to his work he completed a number of further trainings, including Train-the-Trainer, coaching and systemic trainings.

HARALD GESELL HAS EXPERIENCE IN A VARIETY OF AREAS INCLUDING

  • Development of leadership models and training of required skills
  • Introduction of mentoring systems
  • Implementation of appraisal interviews
  • Development of agent scorecards measuring customer orientation
  • Design and implementation of business and departmental strategies
  • Business evaluation of educational measures

Harald Gesell’s strengths lie in the ability to apprehend complex commercial contexts identifying necessary changes. His professional experience includes work in financial services, in the automobile industry, telecommunications, IT and with various manufacturers. The extent of his operational experience is an enrichment to facilitation, consultancy and training.

DUE TO HIS ENTHUSIASM FOR COMPLEX PROBLEMS, HARALD GESELL HAS BEEN FOCUSING ON THE FOLLOWING AREAS AT ISG SINCE 2002:

  • Leadership – executive and junior executive development
  • Business games
  • Leadership instruments – performance management and target agreement systems
  • Strategies – mission statement, leadership motto, business and departmental strategies
  • Change processes – restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, team processes
  • Sales development– strategic positioning on the market, sales management
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Mag. Alexandra Kamper-Neulentner

Trainerin und Beraterin

Expertise

Alexandra Kamper ist Trainerin, Lernarchitektin und Beraterin für die ISG Personalentwicklung. Sie ist seit über 15 Jahren im Bereich verbale und nonverbale Kommunikation tätig und ausgebildete und lizensierte Mimikresonanz ® Trainerin. Als Lernarchitektin konzipiert sie für nationale und internationale Unternehmen aller Branchen und Größen seit über 20 Jahren erfolgreich Programme und Entwicklungsmaßnahme in allen Unternehmensebenen, begleitet diese bei der Umsetzung und berät bei organisatorischen Herausforderungen. Durch ihre langjährige Erfahrung im Bereich der Personalentwicklung bringt Alexandra gerne ihre Kompetenzen beratend in Projekten ein.

Alexandra ist eine Pragmatin, die den down-to-earth Ansatz lebt, Dinge plant, umsetzt und ausprobiert. Sie liebt die Herausforderung ebenso wie den Erfolg. Ihr Motto „Der kürzeste Weg zwischen 2 Menschen ist ein Lächeln“ widerspiegelt Ihre Lebenseinstellung. Die Arbeit mit Menschen und die Möglichkeit voneinander zu lernen empfindet Sie als laufende Chance zur Entwicklung.

Themenfelder

  • Trainingsangebote im Bereich der verbalen und nonverbalen Kommunikation, Rhetorik, Körpersprache, Kundenorientierung und im Verkauf / Beratung
  • Erstellung umfassender Entwicklungsprogramme und –konzepte
  • Beratung in der Personalentwicklung
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Fatma Stieger

Beraterin, Trainerin, Teambegleiterin und Coach

Expertise

Fatma Stieger hatte schon seit Ihrer Jugend die Möglichkeit in mehreren Ländern, Kulturen und Kontinenten zu leben, zu studieren und zu arbeiten. Die Diversität dieser Erfahrungen hat sie frühzeitig geprägt und so konnte sie bald Menschen mehrdimensional betrachten, verstehen lernen und auf ihrem Entwicklungsweg beraten und begleiten. Dieser beinhaltet nicht nur die Vermittlung von Kompetenzen und Methodenwissen, sondern auch die Förderung der Fähigkeiten sich mit den eigenen Werten, Haltung und Einstellung auseinander zu setzen, zu reflektieren und neu zu orientieren. Die kontinuierliche Selbstentwicklung und Lernen beziehungsweise herausfordern des „Status Quo“ ist ihr bei sich genauso wichtig wie bei ihren Kunden.

Als Beraterin, Trainerin, Teambegleiterin ist ihre Intention individuelle Lösungen für die Bedürfnisse der jeweiligen Unternehmen und deren Kultur zu finden und diese mit den traditionellen und agilen Methoden zu unterstützen um den bestmöglichen Erfolg für Teams und Unternehmen zu erreichen.

THEMENFELDER

  • Konzeption und Begleitung von Führungskräfteentwicklung, Leadership und High Potential Programme
  • Teambuilding, Moderation von Workshops und Managementklausuren
  • Trainings zum Thema Kommunikation, Konflikt, Teamdynamik & Change, Interkulturelle Führung und Kommunikation, Self-Leadership
  • Coaching von Führungskräften, Führungsteams und Mitarbeiter
  • Keynote Speaker zu den Themen Self-Leadership, Generationenvielfalt, Leadership und Kultur
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Mag. Andrea Matauschek-Gitzi

Training & Development

Expertise

During her studies at University Vienna the prospective psychologist worked as a client counselor in
different fields like IT, print media and production.
With transferring to a Communications and Marketing Agency’s trainings department and graduating
from trainer education she found her passion and took the first steps towards Personnell
Development.

Her first experience as a trainer was the implementation of seminars focusing on customer oriented
negotiations, tele marketing, customer complaints as well as stress management.
At the same time, Andrea started focusing her studies on business phsychology, thus being able to
further develop her seminar topics.

Many years of work in project management, developing educational programs, selection of
personnell, carreer coaching as well as teaching at Business University lead current focal points of
business:

  • Conceptual design and implementation of personnell development programs
  • Design and presentation of assessment centers
  • Workshop topics: team building, team forming, team work, my ego within the team
  • Coaching personnell and management
  • Seminar and coaching topics: appearance and self presentation, self confidence, communication, diversity management

Working with different personalities as well as valuing communication motivates and drives me in
my professional activity.

Motto: “Experience different personalities
           Honest communication leads to accaptance
           Good relationship is the base for succsess”

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Mag. Susanne Stiastny MBA

Training & Development

Expertise

During her studies of economics Susanne Stiastny pursued her interest to put the obtained knowledge into action. She therefore began to include her economic knowledge into her service & catering management skills from the beginnings. Hence she was part, supported and led the successful establishment of three restaurants in the course of her studies. The topic of her master thesis led her into the area of in and outdoor team development, where she discovered her likings for the work with people; it also marked the beginning of her career as trainer. During the process of supporting executives and manager through sensitive change processes she started her personal research regarding the sustainability of training processes. She therefore worked within several companies in different business areas. Her following professional journey led her into a training position for an established trainings institute. There she designed a managed different trainings programs for 10 years. In her position as trainer she supported several participants in stress and time management and burnout prevention, Health promotion, communication and conversation techniques, mental fitness and motivation, regenerative training and Qi Gong. She puts a special emphasis on the development of character and sustainability with the convincement that change has to start within to be lived and realized on the outside.

Since 2015 Susanne Stiastny contributes her passion and professionalism within the support of people and years of experience in the trainings area to the ISG.

Area of Focus:

  • Health Management training for experts and executives/manager in : Dealing with stress,
    burnout prevention, health promotion, leadership
  • Guidance/support of personal and team based oriented change processes
  • Solution oriented crisis management
  • Personality development and definition
  • Seminars and trainings in leadership and communication

It´s important to her to use a holistic approach and different perspectives when considering specific topics or issues, understand different dynamics and connections, to develop an reflective ability as well as finding the courage to change. Her objective is to guide people and teams to a sustainable success.

Motto: „Life isn´t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself“ George Bernard Shaw

 

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Mag. Christine Gsur

Training & Development

Expertise

While studying for her degree in business with a focus on human resources and marketing, Christine Gsur was already completing her first coaching certifications to become an internal consultant and staff developer, as well as an external systemic coach.  At the same time she was gaining her first professional experience in management consulting. Several stays of many months in foreign countries, a semester in the U.S., and a one-year internship in Cape Town, South Africa have shaped her understanding of other cultures and taught her the importance of recognizing and appreciating different approaches.

Whether as a tutor for students, or in training and individually coaching athletes, or in systemic coaching for  business – the transmission of knowledge and the joint development of ideas for solutions which can immediately be implemented have formed the core of her work for many years.

Since 2003 Christine Gsur has been working as a coach and trainer at ISG. Continuous further education and years of specialization in systemic and hypno-systemic individual coaching distinguish the high quality of her work. Her clear and structured way of working, her extensive toolbox of methods, her patience in the careful search for the most appropriate solution, and her enthusiasm for further development and progress gets her customers motivated to implement their projects.

Christine Gsur offers customized individual coaching in the following areas:

  • Stress and time management, self-management, burnout prevention
  • Motivation, effective communication
  • Personal career Planning
  • Support in personal and professional decision-making situations, inner conflicts, value-oriented personality development
  • Leadership coaching

She also conducts extensive coaching trainings in the business context, for everyday professional and private life, as well as self-coaching..  In 2012 she also designed and instructed a one-year coaching education program at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences.

Her motto: Life is what you make of it.

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Robert Tomczak, MA

Training & Development

Expertise

During his studies in corporate management Robert Tomczak soon realized the importance of Sales, at the centerpiece of every company. A centerpiece fueled by the essential impulse of customer satisfaction. This knowledge has, combined with his joy of connecting and working with people, initiated his passion for sales.

Subsequent to the following successful part-time master studies in business consulting (specialization: Marketing & Sales) he consulted numerous companies besides his activity as salesman. In this function he designed concepts for client acquisition, which in combination with praxis-related on the jobs trainings, guaranteed a successful implementation. Therefore he has been able to gain cross-sector experience in consulting and sales in the last four years.

In addition he still supports students of his alma mater during the preparation for international sales competitions, since he himself won the first price at the European sales Competition in 2012, during his college days.

His enthusiasm and his winning smile have leaded him to the ISG in 2014, where he actively supports the Training & Development as Junior Sales trainer.

Area of Focus:

  • Telemarketing
  • Telephone trainings
  • Joint Visits

Motto: „Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Emmerson

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Katja Süß-Nimeh

Coach, Trainer & Consultant

Expertise

Katja Suess-Nimeh’s personal and professional motto “The journey is the reward” is based on her 13+ years management experience at Sotheby’s, the internationally renowned global leader in the art, auction and luxury business, and previously holding positions in Business Development for another market leading corporation in this segment. Born in Germany, she has lived in New York and London and has operated extensively across EMEA, Russia, India and in other emerging markets. After 7 years in the UK, she returned with her family to Vienna in 2012.

In 2009, Mrs. Suess-Nimeh became a Senior Executive Coach having completed her Advanced Certification at the AEoC in London. With an internationally seasoned and hands-on style, Ms. Suess-Nimeh applies systemic and solutions-orientated Executive Coaching and Training for local and international clients with a strong focus on organizational and team development, change management, business innovation, and intercultural communications.

A top graduate from Rutgers University (NJ, USA) where she studied art history and German literature, Mrs. Suess-Nimeh applies her keen sense of creativity and innovation with passion to her work. As professional Executive Coach and Trainer, she helps business leaders and market experts identify and reach their goals. She has a successful record of supporting executives and teams though complex management and structural change processes.

Area of Focus

  • Systemic and solutions-focused coaching for executives, managers and specialists
  • Facilitation of change management processes and team dynamics
  • Certified Intercultural competence: communication training and coaching, virtual leadership, diversity
  • Training & team building – open dialogue, feedback, workshop moderation
  • Innovation workshops and techniques for creativity
  • Management Audit, Assessment Centre, Development Centre, and Orientation Centre, 360° feedback programs
  •  Sales trainings, time management and self-management
  • International project management, interim management

Motto: “The journey is the reward”

 

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Mag. pharm. Gabriele Ostermann

Training & Development

Expertise

Gabriele Ostermann began her professional career after her studies of Pharmacy at the University of Vienna as a pharmacist. In addition to her interest in natural science she discovered a new passion: taking delight in communication, sales and deep interest in people, their values, mindset and behaviors’.

So it was obvious to starting a new professional career with consistent further development and increasing responsibilities. Gabriele Ostermann has experience in a variety of management and senior leadership areas including

  • 9 years of extensive experience as member of Affiliate Management Teams at 3 international pharmaceutical companies
  • 6 years Business Unit Director und 3 years Head of Sales (Strategic Marketing, Launch Excellence, Medical and Sales Management, Market Access, Patient Relations und Communication, Human Resource and Organizational Development)
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Head of Marketing & Public Affairs at Medtech company

She also successfully completed an ISO trainer`s certificate to further support the ongoing development of her staff members, which helps her extensively in building up new organizational structures.

Her passion for people and her enthusiasm for practically orientated and effective sales and leadership trainings triggered switching into training and development areas.

Main focus:

  • Sales and Leadership trainings
  • Individual coaching for senior leadership, team leaders and employees
  • Moderation of workshops, meetings and events
  • Communication
  • Moderation of strategic workshops for team leaders and senior leadership
  • Marketing und launch excellence workshops

Motto: „Evolution does not let time lapse away, evolution capitalizes time.“

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Mag. Martina Süssl

Training & Development

Expertise

Parallel to her studies of psychology with the focus on occupational, organizational and industrial psychology at the University of Vienna, Martina Süssl began her professional career in the service team of DO & CO. To be host with all her heart and soul and to fulfill the highest quality standards was a daily challenge to be met. The awareness that customers are the only reason for the existence of a business, affects her working style to this day.

During this ten-year stint she was responsible for the organization and direction of numerous projects and in 1997 she was – based on her success – appointed as manager of a profit-centre. In this function she was able to gather important experience in management and was able to deploy instruments of personnel management as well as recruiting, implementing and leading appraisal interviews, developing and carrying out in-house workshops. Cost responsibility and result responsibility helped her understand the ways of business and entrepreneurial thinking.

Her intense interest in human resource management and her passion for customer-services were the reasons to change into the field of consultancy. Since the beginning of 2003, she has been a successful member of the ISG’s consultancy team. She supports numerous renowned companies in different industries (production, trade, service, non-profit) in the area of recruitment procedures. Her special interest values the individual abilities of people – the evaluation of high potential candidates in personnel development projects is one of her core competencies.

HER FOCUS AT ISG IS ON:

  • Search & Selection of specialists and senior staff
  • Design and implementation of assessment centres
  • Potential analysis and psychological diagnostics
  • Outplacement projects

Due to her above-average commitment she looks after her customers providing highest quality and sustainability.

Motto: „The only way to improve something is by questioning it.“

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Mag. Birger Gerritsen

Trainer

Expertise

Birger Gerritsen ist Trainer und Mitarbeiter in der Diagnostik. Durch seine langjährige Erfahrung in der Konzeption und Durchführung von Potentialanalysen aller Größenordnungen versteht er es, Bedürfnisse und Struktur einer Organisation exakt zu bestimmen und darauf basierend maßgeschneiderte Analyseverfahren zu entwickeln. Der studierte Politikwissenschaftler stellt dabei die individuelle Ebene in den Mittelpunkt seiner Diagnostik. So gelingt es ihm, exklusive Kompetenzen einzelner Mitarbeiter im Sinne des Unternehmens zu erkennen und weiterzuentwickeln.
Bei seiner Tätigkeit legt Birger Gerritsen großen Wert auf die konstante Weiterentwicklung und Optimierung von bestehenden Analysetools.

Ihm ist ein stärkenorientierter Ansatz wichtig, denn er ist der Meinung, dass jeder Mensch ein umfangreiches Sortiment an Potenzialen besitzt. Diese müssen aber gezielt erkannt und analysiert werden, bevor man sie in der Praxis nutzbar machen kann.

Themenfelder

  • Konzeption und Begleitung von Potentialanalysen und diagnostischen Verfahren
  • Erstellung und Durchführung von onlinebasierten Umfragen und Multisource Feedbacks
  • Persönlichkeitsanalysen & Testungen
  • Stärkenorientiertes Feedback mit Fokus auf Entwicklungspotentiale
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Petra Vsetecka

Media Consultant

Expertise

Bereits über 26 Jahre ist Petra Vsetecka im Bereich Personalwerbung/ Stelleninserate tätig. Mit Ihrem über die vielen Jahre aufgebauten profundem Know-How über die Stellenmärkte verhilft sie ihren Kunden dazu, rasch und professionell die richtigen Kandidaten zu finden.

Seit Anfang 2016 unterstützt sie die ISG in Wien als Media Consultant und unterstützt dabei Unternehmen verschiedenster Branchen bei der Mittlung Ihrer Stellenanzeigen. Auf eine wertschätzende, serviceorientierte Betreuung legt sie dabei besonderen Wert.

DIE SCHWERPUNKTE IHRER TÄTIGKEIT SIND:

  • Beratung bei der Auswahl der passenden Medien (Print- und Online; In- und Ausland)
  • Angebotslegung
  • Abwicklung der Bestellungen
  • Kundenbetreuung

Motto: „Kundenzufriedenheit ist der Maßstab unseres Handelns.

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Mag. Sabine Rössl

Media Consultant

Expertise

Nach dem erfolgreichen Abschluss des Studiums Publizistik & Kommunikationswissenschaft war Sabine Rössl im Bereich Zeiterfassung und Zutrittskontrolle in der Kundenbetreuung und dem Verkauf (Programmerweiterungen)  tätig.

Im Anschluss daran wechselte sie in eine Personalwerbeagentur, in der sie für die Abwicklung der Personalinserate – Anfrage des Kunden bis Bestellung bei den Medien – verantwortlich war.
Seit Anfang 2016 unterstützt sie die ISG in Wien als Media Consultant bei der Schaltung von deklarierten Inseraten in Print- und Onlinemedien (In- und Ausland).

Ihr Hauptaugenmerk liegt auf einer raschen, serviceorientierten und  wertschätzenden Betreuung der Kundenanliegen.

DIE SCHWERPUNKTE IHRER TÄTIGKEIT SIND:

  • Beratung bei der Auswahl der passenden Medien
    (Print- und Online; In-und Ausland)
  • Angebotslegung
  • Abwicklung der Bestellungen
  • Kundenbetreuung

Motto: “Fange nie an aufzuhören und höre nie auf anzufangen!

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Dr. Martin Kopsa

Verkaufsleiter

Expertise

Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der WU Wien: Abschluss 2003

Studium der Politikwissenschaft an der Uni Wien: Abschluss 2005 & 2014

Die ISG verstärkte ihr Wiener Team. Seit Juni 2016 ist Martin Kopsa als Verkaufsleiter dabei. Er war Verkausleiter im HR-Stellenmarkt bei CATRO/Media4Jobs und bringt 8 Jahre Erfahrung in Medienservice und Verkauf mit.

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David Thurner

Consultant

Expertise

Born 1970 in Tyrol, resident of Vienna since 1994, happily taken and proud of a 12-year-old daughter

Working in costumer service and graphic design for personnel marketing since 2000. Comprehensive media expertise – nationally and internationally, print and digital media. Experienced in the implementation of various campaigns in personnel marketing, from planning to production and implementation. Recently focus on Social Media and approaching inactive candidates, including target group research.
Loves to inspire clients. Always aims to do the impossible. Values creativity and innovation.

Range of tasks at ISG:

  • Development and advancement of skills in Social Media and Employer Branding (in-house and client support)
  • Realignment of ISGs Social Media Presentation (XING, LinkedIn, Facebook etc.)
  • Optimizing of job ads
  • Market positioning of ISG as a brand
  • Expansion of ISGs media portfolio: New Media, Social Media, target group concepts, image and special publications, recruiting campaigns, cross-media projects, Display Advertising
  • Support in cases of difficult positioning
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Alexandra Karl

Datenverwaltung & Back Office

Expertise

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.”

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Clemens Rieger

Online Media Service & HR Search Expert

Expertise

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)

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Gabriele C. Goldynia

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

The key aspects of her activities are:

  • HR consultancy
  • Personnel selection and search
  • HR development
  • Analysis of potential as TMS ®, SDI ®, MBTI® ao.
  • Outplacement and implacement consultation
  • Culture change
  • Selection and development assessment centers
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Mag. Martin Groß

Managing Partner

Expertise

Education and training

  • Degree in business administration with focus on human resource management at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz
  • Sales training Gustav Käser
  • Management certification according to Franklin Covey
  • Ongoing trainings in recruitment, employment law, management, career consultation and communication

Personal profile

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.

Interests

  • Recruitment
  • Sales
  • Graz as a business location
  • Automotive sector
  • Career consulting
  • Networking
  • Sports

Motto: Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” – Aristoteles

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Mag. Thomas Kaufmann

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

Due to his profound professional experience Thomas Kaufmann is the contact person for the following areas:

  • Comprehensive HR consulting
  • Professional recruiting and provision of personnel
  • HR placement and secondment in the employee range
  • Try & hire and payroll alternatives
  • Issues concerning working law
  • Contact person for referral to head hunting, tests, career coaching and HR development
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Peter Aschenwald

Managing Partner

Expertise

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!“

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Mag. Erwin Ortner, MBA

Managing Partner

Expertise

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

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

I. SECTORS:

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

II. OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS WITH PROFESSIONALS AND MANAGERS.:

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

Managing Partner

Expertise

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 industryhe 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: had to take the chance in a largetravel group walkto 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

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Silke Mörtenhuber, MSc

Managing Partner

Expertise

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.

THE EMPHASIS OF HER ACTIVITY WAS:

  • Search & selection of technical specialist and senior staff
  • Customer-related project completion and co-ordination in executive research
  • Compiling job descriptions and definition of job requirements
  • Recruiting of personnel and presentation to the customer
  • Selection and organisation of all internal and external trainings

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.

EMPHASIS OF HER ACTIVITY

  • Personnel consultancy
  • Personnel search & selection
  • Design and implementation of assessment centers
  • Headhunting
  • Outplacement
  • Coaching

Motto: „If you can dream it, you can do it“ Walt Disney

 

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