… 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.
Sector Head Technology
Having joined ISG in the beginning of 2015 as a Managing Partner for the ISG offices in Spain. Mr. Simon Leissinger possesses profound experience in the IT and international finance sector. Previously, he has drawn invaluable experience from IT focused recruiting companies.
His strong expertise, especially in the Spanish and German speaking markets, makes him an invaluable asset to the entire ISG organization. Since joining ISG he has consistently worked with Spanish talents and supports them in their expatriation to the German speaking markets.
Simon Leissinger has a special interest for ERP (SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft) and Enterprise Cloud / Mobile services and has a good overview of the international market in these sectors.
Recognizing the growing need of highly qualified IT experts in countries like Switzerland, Germany and Austria, Mr. Leissinger is currently focusing mainly on the qualitative and quantitative development of this specific talent pool and HR-pipeline. Mr. Leissinger is providing his professional advice in helping expatriates adapt to their new intercultural environments and local market cultures. Furthermore, Mr. Leissinger built up a network in Spain to help candidates learn the German language before entering the market.
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.
Ruslan Sadigov obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honors at the University of Cologne in 2018. During his undergraduate studies, he gained his first professional experience being an academic assistant to the Chair for Microeconomics, focusing on conducting applied microeconomics classes for fellow students. After executing his first major stay abroad in Japan in 2017/18, he specialized in the field of Corporate Development and wrote his Bachelor’s thesis dealing with team structures.
Then, Ruslan proceeded to acquire his first experience in strategy-related fields, working in the automotive industry and in the consulting field, thus consolidating what he had learned at the university.
Having started to learn the Spanish language on his own, he decided to study a Master´s degree in Management in Germany, integrating a year abroad in Spain, therefore conducting an exchange semester at the URJC Madrid and then joining ISG Spain in early 2021. Due to his great curiosity towards the Spanish market as well as eagerness to learn more about the IT field, he has since been focusing on positions all across Europe, dealing with candidates and customers in English, German, Russian and Spanish. When it comes to his future ambitions, Ruslan strives to become an expert on a broad variety of HR matters, thus contributing his share to making the office in Madrid the leading HR Consultancy in Spain.
Nerea Abenia is a Psychology graduate from University of Barcelona. Since she always had profound interest in Human Resources, she started to build up her professional career in the field of IT Recruitment in a start-up based in Barcelona. Two years later, after gaining relevant experience working in several IT related recruitment processes with international clients, she decided to relocate to the beautiful city of Madrid and take a step forward in her career by joining ISG.
Paola Pascali is an Italian Master graduate in Strategic Management from the Rotterdam School of Management. During her studies in the Netherlands, she worked as a Research Assistant and developed a passion for working with people and their personal development with a focus on international environments and industries.
She combined her dynamic personality and her international pro-active approach in her first full-time work experience at ISG Spain, where she started as an Intern in 2021, and following decided to incorporate as a Junior Consultant to keep growing and seeking more challenges in this thriving environment.
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.
Belén Serrano Domenech
Belén Serrano Domenech has graduated at Managment and Public Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid and has cultivated a strong work ethic and self-discipline character by supporting herself throughout her higher education. Working and studying simultaneously as well as living for a year in England have given her a mature character, and an aptitude for working internationally.
She is professional, empathic, positive and well suited to diverse teams. She decided to join ISG as an intern and after that, she became part of the team as a Consultant.
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.