… your competent partner in all personnel matters!
Our consultants support you throughout Spain in almost every province. Our staff has well-founded, extensive, and diverse know-how in virtually all industries and occupations, as well as many years of experience. As a full-service provider in all personnel matters, we offer services in the areas of executive search, personnel consulting, personnel development, potential analysis, outplacement and temporary work.
Meet the team behind Spain
Emilio Redondo Usanos
ISG International Service Group
Calle Viella 21
After finishing his degree in Sociology, he complemented this with postgraduate studies in Marketing and Market Research, and began his career in the commercial world as an advisor and business manager.
In 1990 he began working in HR consulting, and first focused on sales training, a task which he has performed for over 70 organizations, both Spanish and multinational companies, many of which are leaders in their respective markets.
Since 2008 he combines the training activity with executive search and selection.
He is the author of the book: “Consultative Selling”, published in 2007 by the Pirámide Editorial, and has recently been reissued.
His extensive experience in different sectors, his knowledge of the Spanish market, professional ethics and the passion with which he approaches each new project, enable him to offer an excellent service to customers.
Motto: “The one who is prepared, has already won half the battle” (Miguel de Cervantes)
ISG International Service Group
Calle Viella 21
Sabine Wimpissinger joined ISG Spain as a Partner in 2017. Sabine brings many years of international experience in the regulatory, public affairs, communications and legal areas, being a lawyer by background and having been based in Vienna, Brussels and Madrid as a communications and public affairs consultant as well as initially as a trade diplomat. Her experience covers EU-wide projects with particular knowledge of the Austrian, German, Swiss, Scandinavian, Spanish, Belgian and French markets. Sabine has worked with a broad variety of sectors and policy areas including environment, energy, trade, food, consumer, health and digital policy and she advises clients on the recruitment of profiles in the functional areas related to regulatory, legal and public affairs as well as to communications. In accordance with her multi-cultural background she helps companies and organisations regarding needs for international positions.
Sabine is a dual citizen of Austria and Sweden. She has a Master´s degree in law from the University of Vienna and she also holds a Master of international politics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. In addition to her native German and Swedish, she speaks fluently English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Sergio Rivera, BSc
Sector Head - Tech
ES-28040 Madrid, Calle Viella 21
AT-1010 Vienna, Universitätsring 14
Sergio Rivera is Business Administration graduate from Saint Louis University where he discovered his talent for Human Resources. During his studies, he had the opportunity to specialize in accounting and finance, representing his university in international competitions. He’s lived and worked in both Europe and North America and understands how to operate in both markets professionally.
After his studies, he entered the Human Resources sector where he began his career and applied theory to the real world. He’s also gained experience in the retail, education, and tourism sectors throughout his life. Currently, he is a search and selection consultant, and manages the ISG social network marketing channels.
His focus is on providing solutions to the IT and Finance sectors selecting intermediate and management profiles.
ISG International Service Group
Calle Viella 21
Karmele Guibert, graduated in 2017 with a double degree in International Business and Economics. After a first professional experience at Volkswagen Navarra in the HR and Communication department she decided to move her career to the HR consulting side. Since then, she has been focusing on projects all over Europe with a special focus on the IT and Automotive sector. Having a very profound understanding of different HR processes thanks to her experience at ISG and completing an additional Masters degree, she has been able to successfully guide candidates and find the right match.
Karmele enjoys working on cross border projects and assists clients in all phases of the process, trying to find the perfect balance between the client’s requirements and the expectations of the candidates. She has a special focus on supporting candidates in their relocation within the EU, guiding them throughout the process and preparing them for the cultural changes.
Simon Leissinger first completed a degree in business administration. After successfully graduating, his professional career took him to various countries in the field of HR, Finance and Technology.
Already at the beginning of his career, he discovered his great passion for personnel consulting. His focus lies on connecting companies and people focusing on fruitful, long-term and sustainable cooperation. He is convinced that employees are always the decisive factor for success in any company.
In the course of his work at ISG, he built up the locations in Spain and also established a Technology Recruiting Hub. Today, this hub supports the worldwide ISG branches in global IT recruiting tasks.
Simon Leissinger has been Managing Director of ISG Germany since 2020.
Franca Höss studierte Internationale Betriebswirtschaft an der Hochschule Furtwangen University. Hierbei spezialisierte sie sich auf das Personalwesen mit besonderem Augenmerk auf hispanische Länder. Im Rahmen ihres Studiums absolvierte sie ein Auslandssemester in Málaga sowie anschließend ein Praktikum bei der ISG in Madrid. Dabei konnte sie nicht nur ihre sprachlichen Kenntnisse in Englisch sowie Spanisch verfeinern, sondern ebenfalls ihre interkulturellen Kompetenzen weiter stärken.
Seit Praktikumsende März 2020 verstärkt Franca Höss auch künftig das ISG Team mit Ihrer aufgeschlossenen Art. Insbesondere im IT- und Technologiesektor konnte sie sich branchenspezifisches Know-how aneignen und berät empathisch und zielsicher länderübergreifend Kandidaten sowohl bei den nächsten Karriereschritten, als auch beim Relocatingprozess.
Narcisa Vasilache is a Psychology graduate from University of Bucharest. During her studies, she had the opportunity to work in a start-up as well as being part of an international volunteering network both experiences contributing to her growing passion of working in international environments.
After finishing her student exchange program in Spain, she decided to settle in Madrid and pursue an opportunity that renders a multicultural working environment. At ISG she had the chance to fulfill this particular goal. During her internship, she acquired specific know-how in the technology sector along with strong intercultural skills and since then she was able to kindly counsel and guide people throughout the recruitment process with her good-natured, friendly approach.
Human Resources Diploma, Psychologyst with postgraduate studies in Organizational Psychology. Coach certified for the International Coaching Federation. Member of Mujeres Lideres de las Américas.
During +15 years she has worked in Human Resources in with several international companies in LATAM & Europe. She has been working in sectors such as Engineering, Energy, IT, Retail, Logistics, Pharma & Services.
Since 2018 she has been collaborating in outplacement services and coaching. Nowadays, she is working with universities and companies giving talks and trainings.
She enjoys working with people and looking for best fit for clients and candidates. Her knowledge in different sectors and geographic zones has made a big support for clients with offices worldwide.
Andreea Violeta Sima
Violeta Sima studied Labor Relations and Human Resources at Complutense University of Madrid. While finishing her studies she started her first professional experience at ISG, where she had the opportunity to bring a positive contribution to the team, thanks to both her Human Resources know-how and her strong dedication. Since the beginning of her studies, Violeta had it clear that her passion lies in the IT sector.
She was born in Romania and raised in Spain, and this aspect helped her develop an international mindset and an open-minded perspective, which are part of her agreeable and kind personality.
Yulia Tsvetkova is a Project Management Master graduate, who has a double degree from EAE Business School and Rey Juan Carlos University. During her studies, she started to gain her professional experience within international environment, taking internships in Russia and Spain, and obtaining knowledge in the fields of IT and multinational communications.
Deciding to combine her personal skills with professional interests, she joined the team of ISG in 2021, making a step forward in her career. Project Management background is helping her to understand needs of both client and candidate sides, always trying to find a perfect match.
More than 30 years working in “organizational architecture” (organization, structure, and change management), “human performance technology” and in “communication” and “human resources”. Focused on the productivity of organizations and the efficiency (and happiness) of people. He likes to work with precise goals and values responsibility for results. He has a background in Law, Business Administration and Religious Studies. He has been general manager at Consultores Españoles and Quero. He has worked as a consultant in more than 40 organizations, both SMEs and large companies.
He is the author of the book: “Sólo hace falta ser humilde”, published in 2017 by Schedas, which has been translated into English in 2018 (“It pays to be humble”).
He has a broad knowledge of the Spanish professional reality, is governed by ethical criteria in business, always seeks solutions focused on the satisfaction of clients and candidates, as well as the happiness of people.
Bachelor of Law and Business Sciences, Master in Human Resources and Labor Law.
He has focused his professional activity in Human Resources departments in international companies such as Vestas, Carrefour and Gazprom, but has also acted as a Human Resources Consultant focusing on the areas of recruitment, executive search and HR development in consultancies such as Randstad Professionals and Cegos Europe.
In the selection area, he has specialized in profiles of Industrial Sales, Finance and Management Control and legal & tax.
He currently belongs to the ISG office in Madrid, with preferential activity in business development at a national level in all types of activity sectors.
His professional profile is based on closeness to the client, acting as a true business partner.
Allso, He considers quality and clarity in communication with clients and candidates to be key, always trying to offer the best experience to both.
Emily Zuna-Kratky started her journey at ISG Personalmanagement in September 2022, where she joined as an HR consulting intern with a specialization in IT recruiting. Throughout her six-month internship, she got to know the wide recruitment landscape, sourcing and assessing candidates from diverse sectors while improving her consulting skills. Continuing her career hat ISG, Emily transitioned into the role of Junior Consultant after the internship.
Driven by a desire for continuous growth, Emily now sets her sights on a new chapter in her career at ISG. She has chosen to join the esteemed team in Spain with their expertise in IT positions, as she endeavors to further enhance her knowledge and skills in this field. With a strong commitment to professional development, Emily is focused on contributing her expertise and make a lasting impact within the realm of IT recruitment at ISG.
Carles Albert Gracenea, MBA
Carles Albert is Managing Partner at ISG Spain based in Barcelona.
He has years of experience in management positions in the environmental sector and in different consulting and technology positions in Spain, South America and Central America.
Degree and MBA in Business Administration at ESADE university. He’s focused on attracting talent in the environmental and technological sector, where his experience will be a key factor.
Matthias Suhren is a German Double Degree Graduate in International Business. He has always been interested in languages and cultures.
His degree brought him to Spain, where he met many nice people from a variety of different countries.
During his studies he discovered his affinity for HR topics and he was able to gain first experiences in the field of Recruiting early on.
Before graduating he got the chance to join ISG as an intern and then continued to become a Junior Recruitment Consultant.
Now he is fully committed to maintaining positive relationships with both clients and candidates while also emphasizing on transparency and simplicity in delivering results.