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Global shipping practice launch for The Amrop Partnership
Centre of excellence dedicated to search and leadership for maritime sector The Amrop Partnership today announces the launch of its global shipping practice. With 8 consultants based in major shipping hubs across the world, the practice will bring together one of the most experienced teams of shipping experts within any global executive search and leadership firm. Headquartered in Copenhagen and Singapore – two of the world’s key shipping..
JM Search and The Amrop Partnership announce strategic alliance to expand global reach for clients
Philadelphia / Brussels Two of the world’s leading independent executive search and leadership advisory firms, JM Search and The Amrop Partnership, have today announced an exclusive strategic alliance that will see both companies expanding their offerings for their clients as well as growing their respective global reach. This new relationship will allow both companies to bring considerable added value to their respective domestic and..
Amrop Continues Growth with Opening of New Luxembourg Office
Brussels Amrop is delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Luxembourg. The firm principally serves multinationals with operations in Luxembourg. In executive search it identifies and positions C-suite and board-level leaders for clients in all industries, with a focus on the Financial Services, Industrials and Digital sectors. Its leadership advisory services include Leadership Assessment and Development, Succession Planning at..
Amrop boosts LATAM presence with new firm in Brazil.
Founded in 2014 in São Paulo, Inniti (now Amrop Inniti) serves clients in the domains of Executive Search, Corporate Governance, Organizational Development, Leadership Development and Coaching. The firm’s industry coverage includes Consumer, Industrial, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, Education and Real Estate. Inniti Founder and Managing Partner Joseph Teperman explained: “Joining Amrop is a major step..
Amrop Hofer Tan further reinforces its Board and Leadership Practice
Brussels | Singapore Esben Poulsson has joined Amrop Hofer Tan in Singapore as Senior Advisor. Esben will work with board-level management teams, in the leadership consulting domain, and on the firm’s own strategic expansion. He has worked in the maritime industry for over 45 years and has held senior management positions in Hong Kong, London, Copenhagen and Singapore Esben contributes his expertise to a number of boards, both in the Asia..
Amrop Hofer Tan Bolsters Singapore Leadership Team
Brussels | Singapore Amrop Hofer Tan has appointed Felix Sutter as senior advisor at their Singapore office. Mr. Sutter will work with the leadership of Amrop Hofer Tan to support the expansion of their activities in Executive Search and Management Consulting, designing and facilitating Leadership Think Tanks for top management and aspiring executives around the world. He divides his time between Asia and Europe. A professional services industry..
Amrop Ukraine Welcomes New Associate Partner
Brussels | Kyiv Angela Poddubna has joined the Amrop Ukraine team in Kyiv as an Associate Partner. She combines leadership experience in marketing and HR with strategic consulting and facilitation. Angela led the HR function at a number of Ukraine’s top organizations, including RedHead Family Corporation, Deloitte Ukraine, ADV Group and Bayadera Group. She has headed marketing for leading multinationals in the region, such as McDonald’s..
Amrop Reinforces its Asia Pacific Presence with New Singapore Firm
Firm to serve as Singapore executive search leader in Financial Services, Consumer, Professional Services, Aviation, Aerospace & Defense, Hospitality & Leisure, Sport Leadership, Life Sciences and Industrials. Hofer Tan Partners, a leading retained executive search firm in Singapore, has joined the global Amrop Partnership, as Amrop Hofer Tan. Founded in 2001 by Thomas and Cecile Hofer, Hofer Tan brings a team of highly experienced..
Amrop announces key appointments to its global leadership team
Brussels The Amrop Partnership has elected a comprehensive slate of new appointments to its global leadership team. The appointments include the Amrop Global Chair, and 4 Global Board members. Effective immediately, Annika Farin takes on the position of Global Chair to lead the strategic development of Amrop’s activities in 47 countries. Oana Ciornei, Marie Högstedt, Adam Saunders and Jarle Trandokken have been elected to join the Global Board..
Staying Connected During Covid-19 - A Message From Your Amrop Team
The world is facing severe and unprecedented challenges. Here at Amrop our first priority is the safety and wellbeing of our people, our clients, our candidates, and their families. In the light of the current need for social distancing, many Amrop offices have transferred to homeworking for the foreseeable future. However, we remain fully connected with you and with each other. Our technology infrastructure is providing us with secure access to..
Amrop concludes search for 9 independent Board Members for the Supervisory Boards of Latvia’s three biggest hospitals
Riga The assignment was conducted on behalf of the Latvian Ministry of Health. According to the mandate, each Supervisory Board will comprise three executives. Their overall task is to support digitization, process optimization, fundraising and efficiencies in clinical management, facilitating the modern and efficient management of health care institutions that provides quality and high-level service. The establishment of independent,..
Amrop concludes search for chairperson and independent non-executive directors to the board of the FAI (Football Association of Ireland).
Dublin After an intensive process, the Football Association of Ireland has announced the appointment of the independent non-executive directors to what will be a fully refreshed board of the FAI, the Republic of Ireland’s football governing body. The appointments have also been welcomed by Shane Ross, Minister for the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of the Republic of Ireland. The selection and appointments have been a cornerstone of..
Obstacles faced by digital leaders may be putting non-tech organizations at risk, new Amrop report finds.
As the battle to implement digitization in non-tech organizations intensifies, Amrop's new report sheds new light on the experiences of C-suite digital leaders on the frontlines of change. Weaknesses emerge in four key areas: organizational context, the attitude of boards, the role itself, and digital leaders’ confidence in their own competencies. The Organization: Digital leaders have an uphill struggle. 45% report a lack of dynamism and..
Amrop Welcomes Ksenija Štrekelj in Ljubljana
Ksenija Štrekelj is Leadership Services Manager, Adriatic, based Amrop Adria in Ljubljana. She has a senior HR profile with proven background as a talent acquisition and development expert with extended knowledge of HR solutions. Ksenija has over 10 years of experience in HR, where she built her career predominately within an international company specialised in recruitment and HR solutions. During this time, she developed from a Recruiter to..
Amrop Establishes New Office in Gothenburg
The Amrop Partnership announces the opening of an additional office in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Gothenburg team will focus on developing Amrop’s presence in Western Sweden, especially serving clients within the region’s strong industrial zone. The move increases Amrop’s Nordic presence to 6 offices in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Amrop welcomes Marcus Pokorny and Andreas Boke as Partners in Gothenburg, who together have more than 40..
Amrop Welcomes Heather Stone in Houston
Heather Stone jas joined Amrop Industrial Search as Managing Director in Houston, Texas. Heather has over 20 years of recruiting and business experience, most recently as an executive search consultant for Leyendecker & Associates. Here she partnered with CFO's, Heads of Corporate Development, FP&A, Controllers and Treasury Managers at Fortune 500 Operating companies, finding executives and completing multiple searches for Investment..
Amrop Appoints New Members to Global Executive Board
The Amrop Partnership announces the appointment of two new Board Members to its Executive Board: Patrick Ference, Managing Partner, Amrop Industrial Search, USA Andrew Woodburn, Managing Director, Amrop Woodburn Mann, South Africa Patrick Ference is a Founder and Managing Partner of Amrop Industrial Search in the United States. As a leader in the North American Industrial, Infrastructure and Energy practice areas for the Amrop Partnership,..
Amrop Appoints New Global CEO
The Board of the Amrop Partnership has named Federico Cuneo as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board. As an Executive Board Member of the Amrop Partnership, and a Partner and Director of Amrop Peru, Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador since 2005, Federico brings a wealth of organizational experience, entrepreneurial energy and a global perspective to the role. Federico’s career spans more than three decades of leadership, development and..
Faz Fazal Joins Amrop in Sydney
Amrop welcomes Faz Fazal as Managing Partner at Amrop Carmichael Fisher in Sydney, Australia. Faz has successfully assisted organisations in building their people, teams and cultures through the successful delivery of search mandates across Financial Services, Strategy, Sales, Marketing & Product, Legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Operations and General Management - including the complete C-Suite of leadership roles across an..
Lisa Chow Joins Amrop China Consultant Team
Lisa Chow is a Principal with Amrop China, providing Executive Search, Leadership Advisory and Board Services in the Digital, Financal Services and Consumer sectors. She brings to clients and candidates more than twenty years of experience in consulting, business management and finance. Prior to joining Amrop, Lisa worked as a management consultant and trusted adviser to small and midsized organizations in the United States, specializing in..
Dorien Wietsma Joins Amrop in Amsterdam
Dr. Dorien Wietsma is a Partner in Amrop's Amsterdam office and a member of Amrop's global Professional Services Practice. She focuses on working with technical companies in the Building and Construction, Infrastructure and Engineering sectors. With over 25 years of experience in international business, Dorien's strength lies in helping to build successful organizations through the development of management teams. She has held various management..
Amrop Welcomes Mark Ju in China
Mark Ju is a Partner at Amrop in Shanghai, with a major focus in the Private Equity / Venture Capital sector. Mark joins Amrop from a 25year career in corporate leadership roles, with long-standing experience as a senior executive in a range of companies and industries. He brings deep insight with POEs, European as well as Chinese, in industries such as Energy, Transportation, Telecoms, Construction Materials, Machining, Pharmaceuticals and..
Amrop Welcomes Luis Leey Casella in Peru
Luis Leey Casella joins Amrop as a Partner covering Peru, Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador. Luis has more than 25 years of experience in the Consumer Products, Industrial, Healthcare and Hydrocarbons sectors, having held roles in General Management, Commercial Management and Marketing and Sales. He has worked for organizations such as Lima Gas, General Electric, Beiersdorf - Nivea, Kraft Foods and AGA Linde, and has held responsibility in Peru,..
Upasana Agarwal Joins Amrop India
Upasana Agarwal joins Amrop as a Client Partner in Mumbai. She anchors Amrop India’s Professional Services and Offshore Services (ICT Enabled, KPO, BPO) Practices, and also supports Amrop’s global Digital and Consumer & Retail Practices. Upasana joins Amrop from Deloitte (India and US India Operations) where she was Director, Client Relations. Her industry expertise has been in Professional Services, Financial Services, Technology and..
Kathryn Harper Joins Amrop Carmichael Fisher in Australia
Amrop welcomes Kathryn Harper in Melbourne. Kathryn brings over 20 years' experience in consulting, building her career with boutique agencies and large international executive search firms. Specialising in the Government sector, Kathryn has provided executive search services for CEO, Deputy Secretary, Executive Officer, General Manager and Director mandates for various State Government departments and agencies. Additionally, she has also managed..
Amrop welcomes new Partners in Canada, the UK, Ukraine and Australia
The Amrop Partnership extends a warm welcome to its newest Executive Search Partners: James Smith, Partner - Toronto Jon Turner, Associate Partner - London Denis Verteletsky, Partner - Kyiv Sharon Griffin, Partner - Melbourne James Smith is a Partner at Amrop Knightsbridge in Toronto, having spent the past 20 years as a President and CEO in a number of consumer-focused businesses in both Canada and the U.S. His experience includes leadership..
Andy Siu Joins China Leadership Development Practice
Andy Siu joins Amrop China as a Partner in the Leadership Development & Business Performance practice, working from our Hong Kong and Shanghai offices. Andy is a management and leadership consulting executive with two decades of diversified professional services experiences in business transformation, service innovation, HR consulting and business/leadership coaching for sizeable organizations and government entities in the west and in Asia...
Amrop Announces New Member Firm in Italy
Brussels / Milan The Amrop Partnership announces the inception of a new Member Firm in Italy. With offices in Milan, Rome and Turin, the firm is led by senior business owners, each experienced practitioners in Executive Search, Leadership and Board Services. This move further consolidates Amrop’s presence in Italy, one of Europe’s largest economies. Amrop Italy will be led by two Managing Partners Antonio Pellerano and Walter Gai, supported..
Christelle Couesnon Joins Amrop as Partner in France
Christelle Couesnon joins Amrop Seeliger y Conde as a Partner in Paris. Christelle provides advice and assists her clients in the search for senior leadership positions, focusing on the Life Sciences and Healthcare, Consumer & Retail sectors. She also runs executive assessments in the contexts of mergers & acquisitions or succession planning. She is highly interested in complex and international environments with a high level of..
Amrop Welcomes Pauline Houlihan in Ireland
Pauline Houlihan joins Amrop as a Partner in Dublin. Pauline joins the group from RGP, an international Professional Services Firm, where, having joined the start-up of the Irish practice, she spent 12 years as Talent Management Director, focused on the acquisition, management and deployment of senior executive, cross functional, project Consultants across Ireland and Europe. Previously Pauline spent 8 years with a leading telecommunications..
Amrop is Confirmed as Executive Search Leader in Romania
Amrop has been confirmed as a top executive search player in Romania by reported financial results. The firm features in the latest annual edition of Major Companies in Romania (Professional Services, Executive Search), published by doingbusiness.ro. Oana Ciornei is Managing Partner of Amrop in Romania and heads Amrop University, the learning platform for the consultants and staff of the global Amrop Partnership. She shared with doingbusiness.ro..
Gintare Betaite Named Partner in Lithuania
Gintare Betaite has been promoted to Partner in Vilnius. Gintare joined Amrop in 2008. Previously, she worked in international and Lithuanian companies in Sales and Human Resources management roles, where she gained solid knowledge and experience in Business-to-Consumer and Business-to-Business sales within the Services industry, talent selection, recruitment and training. Gintare’s search and recruitment experience has been focused within the..
Amrop Welcomes André Donha in Brazil
Amrop strengthens its Brazil executive search team with the addition of André Donha in São Paulo. André Donha is a Partner at Amrop 2GET, working with clients in the Natural Resources and Energy sectors. André has played a number of roles in management consulting companies globally for the oil and gas, mining and metals, chemicals and power utilities industries, with a focus on process design, performance improvement, cost reduction, strategy..
Amrop Welcomes New Partners in Canada
Marc Deschatelets and Bruce Diemert have joined Amrop Knightsbridge in Canada. Marc Deschatelets is a Partner at Amrop Knightsbridge in Montreal, with over thirty years of senior management and executive recruitment experience. Marc has worked in executive search since 2004. Over the years, he has recruited hundreds of senior leaders for a variety of positions for private companies as well as for the public sectors. He has worked across a range..
Ricardo Fernández Ribbeck Joins Amrop in Lima
Ricardo Fernández Ribbeck joins Amrop as a Partner in Lima, Peru. He brings significant experience from a longstanding career in the Peruvian and Latin American corporate marketplace, with deep understanding of the organizational structures and capabilities needed for enterprises to face and successfully implement their digital transformation journeys. Ricardo has more than 30 years of global and multifunctional experience working for the IBM..
Sean Parton Joins Amrop in Australia
Amrop welcomes Sean Parton to the Amrop Carmichael Fisher team in Melbourne. Sean is known for his extensive experience in Executive Search, specialising in the Legal sector across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, with an emphasis on high-level Partner search and building Private Practice and In-House legal teams. Having a thorough understanding of the dynamics connected to identifying and appointing senior legal professionals, he brings..
Amrop Grows in Germany With Civitas Merger
Amrop Germany and Civitas International are merging their business activities in Germany with immediate effect. Civitas International, headquartered in Germany, has joined forces with Amrop’s existing German business, adding significant presence for Amrop in Germany and strengthening the group’s capabilities across the EMEA region. Founded in 1971 in Munich and London, Civitas International is one of the longest-established executive search..
Amrop Welcomes Morgan Mangan in Ireland
Morgan Mangan has joined Amrop as a Partner in Dublin. Previously, Morgan served as a senior military officer with the Irish Defence Forces, with operational experience in the Balkans, Middle East and Africa. During his time in uniform he was fortunate enough to gain experience leading diverse, cross-functional teams in many different operational scenarios, both at home and abroad. He had the opportunity to lead teams in Kosovo, Liberia, Chad..
Amrop Welcomes Christian Reich in Copenhagen
Christian Reich joins Amrop as a Partner in Denmark, with expertise in professional services, the maritime and energy sectors, pharmaceuticals and biotech, as well as telecom, financial services and manufacturing. His experience includes international management consulting, strategy and M&A, organizational development and leadership. Christian has held partner level positions in leading management consulting companies, and has extensive..
Amrop Enters the UK Interim Business with Matrix Interim
Amrop announces that Matrix Interim is joining Amrop UK with effect from September 2018. This move is in line with the group’s growth and diversification strategy, revitalizing the offer with dynamic new firms in key markets and reinforcing its core mission: shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders. Founded in 2013 by Patrique Habboo and Tim Blackstone, Matrix specialises in senior executive Interim Management. Market leaders..
Amrop Grows Further in EMEA with Addition of New Ireland Office
Amrop announces the opening of a new office in Dublin, re-launching operations in Ireland and strengthening Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the EMEA region. This marks a further development in the group’s continued growth strategy, revitalizing the offer with dynamic new firms in key markets and reinforcing its core mission: shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders. Led by David Kelly as Managing Partner, Amrop..
Amrop Welcomes Lida Dai in China
Lida Dai joins Amrop China as Associate Partner, working in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Lida has a proven track record in B2B sales/marketing and business development. For over 20 years in China and Asia Pacific, she has grown businesses and accomplished projects across the chemical and material science value chains including MNC/POE corporate, government, academic & associations. Lida is an expert in strategic planning, business re-engineering,..
Amrop Reinforces Leadership Team With Re-Election of CEO and Election of Three New Board Members
Following the annual General Assembly of The Amrop Partnership SCRL, the group has re-elected José Leyún as CEO for a further three-year term, and named three new Members to its global Executive Board: Eelco van Eijck (Netherlands), Annika Farin (Germany) and Paulo Mendes (Brazil). Mr. Leyún’s renewed mandate will emphasize a continued focus on Amrop’s core mission of ‘Shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders’. Working..
Amrop Grows in the Nordics with New Denmark Firm
Amrop is one the world’s leading executive search and leadership services organizations, with 75 offices in 48 countries. Boyden A/S (Denmark) has joined Amrop’s global partnership, adding significant presence for Amrop in Denmark, and strengthening Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the Nordics region. The new Amrop Denmark Led by a team of six Partners, and with a total staff of 32 professionals, the firm enjoys a strong..
Adrián Chinchilla Joins Amrop to Lead Costa Rica Business
Adrián Chinchilla is Partner and General Manager of Amrop in Costa Rica, where he leads the search for senior executives and independent members of boards of directors for national companies, multinationals and family business groups. Adrián has over 25 years of managerial experience in the private and public sector, and as a member of boards of directors. In the financial sector, he has been the Pension Manager of the Corredores Asociados..
Kenneth Xu Joins Amrop in Shanghai
Kenneth Xu is a Partner of Amrop China based in Shanghai, and a key member of Amrop’s Global Digital Practice, working with local and MNC companies to build successful leadership teams. As one of the earliest retained executive search professionals in China, Kenneth has over 20 years’ consulting and management experience with several global and regional consulting firms. He has deep knowledge in assessing and recruiting the most important..
Klara Gajduskova Joins Amrop in Prague
Klara Gajduskova joins Amrop as a Senior Consultant in the Czech Republic, working on Executive Search and Leadership Development for the Life Sciences, Professional Services and Real Estate and Development sectors. Klara brings high added value to her clients by focusing on the ﬁt between corporate culture and candidates’ values, and by hiring not only smart but also wise leaders oriented towards sustainability. She is an experienced..
Amrop Expands Global Footprint With New Partner Firm in South Africa
Executive search firm Woodburn Mann has joined Amrop’s global partnership.The addition of Woodburn Mann adds significant national presence for Amrop in South Africa and strengthens the group’s capabilities across the sub-Saharan Africa region. Led by Andrew Woodburn as Managing Partner, Woodburn Mann was established in 1982 in Johannesburg, and serves a range of clients across southern and sub-Saharan Africa. The firm is recognised as one of..
Amrop Welcomes New Partners in Australia, Brazil, India and Saudi Arabia.
Four New Partners Join Amrop's Global Consultant Team Australia Alexandra Long joins Amrop and will lead the Technology Practice in Australia. She brings deep knowledge and expertise in the area, with recent experience including roles as APAC Marketing Director for IBM's Emerging Technology practice, including areas such as Digital, Cyber Security, Analytics, and mobility. Alexandra’s recruiting practice focused on Corporates, Global Vendors..
Amrop Reinforces Global Footprint With New Partner Firm in Australia
The Australian regional entity of Executive Search firm Carmichael Fisher Australia has joined Amrop’s global partnership.The addition of Carmichael Fisher’s Australia business adds significant national presence for Amrop in Australia and strengthens the group’s capabilities across the Asia Pacific region. The European and US entities of Carmichael Fisher will remain independent. Established by Michael Markiewicz in 2002, the..
Amrop Study: Drive to perform causing collision: Three quarters of global business leaders forced to act against moral judgement
Brussels Business leaders are missing opportunities to drive sustainable performance and are potentially putting their organisations at risk due to flawed decision making. This is according to a landmark global study from board leadership recruitment firm, Amrop. The report, Wise Decision-Making: Stepping Up to Sustainable Business Performance, which surveyed C-Suite executives from over the globe, found that nearly three quarters (71%) of..
Hannes Stettler Joins Amrop's Executive Search and Board Practice in Zurich
Hannes Stettler joins Amrop as a Partner in Zurich. Hannes will focus on executive search and recruitment, filling key functions across a range of industries with a particular focus on Financial Services. In addition, he will be responsible for Board Services in Switzerland. Prior to joining Amrop, he successfully built a specialized executive search firm after holding different positions at leading Swiss banks in Switzerland and in..
Amrop Ukraine to Conduct Landmark Supervisory Board Search
Brussels/Kiev Amrop Ukraine will lead the search for up to five independent directors for Ukraine's national postal service. Amrop Ukraine has been awarded a tender by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to place up to five Independent Directors for the Supervisory Board of Ukrposhta, the country's national postal service. Ukrposhta is a 100% state-owned entity reporting to Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure. The..
Marieta Del Rivero Joins Amrop in Madrid
Marieta Del Rivero joins Amrop as a Partner in Madrid, with a professional background focused strongly on Digital Transformation, Mobility and Technology, as well as Board and Corporate Governance work. With more than 25 years' experience in the telecommunications, technology and digital sectors, Marieta has held the roles of CEO for Nokia Iberia, SVP for Nokia Global, Worldwide Managing Director for Marketing at Telefónica, Deputy Managing..
Nora Ruszkai Joins Amrop in Budapest
Amrop welcomes Nora Ruszkai as a Partner in Hungary. Nora started her business career at Levi Strauss & Co. in 1990 as Head of Marketing and PR, later as Senior Brand Manager at Unilever. Three years on, she changed to media, firstly, as Country Manager of MultiChoice Hungary, later as Publisher at VNU, better known as Sanoma Budapest, where she spent 11 years as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board. In 2010, Nora switched gears..
Andrew Thomson Joins Amrop in China
Andrew Thomson is a Partner in China, focusing on the Automotive, Mobility and Transportation industries, with broad experience working across Industrial and Manufacturing companies. A graduate in Law and MBA, Andrew has spent more than 20 years working in Consulting, Professional Services management, Human Capital management advisory and Executive Search. Immediately prior to joining Amrop, he spent 2.5 years with a major global Search,..
Carlo Barbarini Joins Amrop in Milan
Carlo Barbarini has joined Amrop as a Partner in Italy after spending more than twenty years in Human Resources leadership roles. Carlo started his career in Human Resources and Organizational Development with roles of increasing responsibility in the Financial Services and Insurance sectors, with companies like Monte Titoli, Zurich and Allianz/Ras. In 1998, he moved into the Industrial sector (B2B and B2C) as Human Resources Director initially..
Amrop Strengthens India Energy & Infrastructure Practice
Amit Jain joins Amrop India as a Client Partner Based in Mumbai, Amit is responsible for anchoring the Energy Practice and supporting the development of the Infrastructure Practice in India. Amit brings over 20 years of Business, Strategy & Execution leadership experience in the Clean Tech & Hi Tech Sectors. His experience is diverse and includes Automotive, Manufacturing, and Consumer Packaged Goods sectors. Previously in his career,..
Amrop Celebrates 4 Decades of Global Leadership in Executive Search
Leaders for What Was, for What’s Now and for What’s Next – as Amrop celebrates its 40th anniversary find out what Amrop Partners, young entrepreneurs and senior business thinkers have to say about 4 decades of leadership. This year, Amrop celebrates its 40 year anniversary. This marks a milestone in an exciting journey – one which Amrop has proudly shared with our clients and candidates, some of the world’s most inspiring..
Reed Hamilton Joins the Global Amrop Partnership in Singapore
BRUSSELS/SINGAPORE Firm to serve as Singapore executive search leader in Financial Services, Technology, Consumer & Retail, Life Sciences, Private Equity, Hospitality & Gaming, and Industrials. Reed Hamilton has joined Amrop, one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships. Founded in 2011 and led by Jason Reed Wagner, the firm currently has 6 consultants and offers significant professional and retained executive..
JBK Associates International Joins the Global Amrop Partnership
BRUSSELS/ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ Firm to serve as U.S. leader in providing executive searches in the Life Sciences and Consumer Products sectors JBK Associates International (JBK) has joined Amrop, one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships, as the leader in providing U.S. searches in the Life Sciences and Consumer Products industries. “Working with Amrop greatly enhances our global reach and enables us to serve clients..
Industrial Search Partners Joins the Global Amrop Partnership
BRUSSELS/NEW YORK, NY Firm to serve as U.S. leader in providing executive searches in the Industrial, Infrastructure and Energy sectors Industrial Search Partners (ISP) has joined Amrop, one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships. ISP will lead Amrop’s retained executive search services in the Industrial, Infrastructure and Energy sectors for the U.S. Growing rapidly since its launch in 2013, ISP differentiates itself..
Amrop Strengthens UK Consultant Team
Dan Cole has joined the Amrop team in London to work across both the Industrials and Energy & Infrastructure practices. With more than 12 years’ experience and a wealth of knowledge that spans both Business and Industrial Services, Dan is a cross-functional search professional. Having been responsible for initiating and growing Industrial practices within both listed and boutique executive search firms, Dan has partnered with many market..
Amrop Strengthens China Leadership Services Practice
Francis Lam joins Amrop as Senior Partner in Shanghai, spearheading the Leadership Consulting practice in China. Francis has been providing talent management consultancy to MNC and local companies in China and the Asia Pacific Region for more than 25 years. His expertise includes executive coaching, strategic alignment and planning, strategic visioning and missioning, organizational transformation including M&A, and sales productivity &..
New Partners Bolster Amrop Mexico Team
Verónica Romero and Mario Reynoso join the Amrop team in Mexico City. Verónica Romero joins Amrop with more than twenty-three years’ experience in business, having worked for international corporations such as Abbott Laboratories, where she was Business Unit Director for Adult Nutrition in México, Expanscience Laboratories as General Manager for Mexico, Mentholatum Co. also as General Manager and Wyeth Laboratories where she was Marketing..
Amrop Strengthens China Consulting Team
Cédric Pasquier joins Amrop as Principal Consultant in Shanghai, with twelve years’ experience in the oil & gas, steel manufacturing, on-site services and recruitment sectors. Cédric started his career in 2005 in Shanghai with Arcelor Mittal, the world’s largest steel company, where he developed trading activities and strategic research in Asia. In 2007, he moved to the oil & gas industry with MSP/Drilex, China’s leading oilfield..
Amrop Strengthens CEE Consultant Team
Amrop reinforces its consultant team in Central and Eastern Europe with the hire of Miloš Đurković in Belgrade, and Andrea Viehauser in Vienna. Miloš Đurković is Director of the Technology & Media Practice at Amrop Adria, covering the Adriatic region. Prior to joining Amrop, Miloš accumulated over 20 years of leadership experience in Serbia and neighboring countries. His professional experience includes roles as Managing Director at..
Steven Bandel Joins Amrop in Miami
Steven Bandel has joined Amrop Seeliger y Conde as a Partner in Miami. Steven is the former Co-Chairman of the Cisneros Group, one of the largest privately held media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products organizations in the Hispanic world. During his 32 years with the Cisneros Group, Steven played a significant role in spearheading the organization's growth and development. He previously served as Co-Chairman and CEO from..
Amrop Strengthens Partner Team in Brazil
Monique Merencioo and Natasha Lamarca have joined Amrop 2GET as Partners in São Paulo. Monique Merencioo works with clients on C-suite executive search and assessment, with a strong track record conducting projects for Private Equity, Family-owned Businesses, Agribusiness and Services companies. She began her career in Human Resources, working mainly within the Financial Services and Insurance sectors. Prior to joining Amrop 2GET, she was a..
Amrop Welcomes Steven Zhang as Associate Partner in China
Steven Zhang has joined Amrop China as Associate Partner, based in Shenzen. Steven will focus on developing Amrop China’s new Leadership Success business model – integrating both Executive Search and Leadership Consulting – to fast-growing or globalizing Chinese POE (privately-owned enterprise) clients, building on his decade-long experience in developing business relationships with MNCs/POEs, and his business development and business..
Amrop Welcomes Gabriella Jonsson As Partner in Sweden
Gabriella Jonsson joins Amrop as a new Partner in Stockholm. With her experience and perspectives, Gabriella will work together with the rest of the Partner team to contribute to the revitalization of the executive search and leadership services industry in the Nordics and beyond. “What drew me to Amrop’s Stockholm team was the level of seniority and combined wealth of experience of the Partner group, paired with their strong will to..
Fred Jo Joins Amrop as Partner in Seoul
Fred Chang-Hyun Jo has joined the Amrop team as a Partner in Seoul. Fred has worked in the executive search industry since 1997. During that time, he has worked for two top global retained executive search organizations, and has run his own firm providing search consulting and career coaching services for executives and professionals. For the last 20 years, Fred has built his experience across a wide range of industries, with particular..
Amrop Expands Global Footprint With New Partner Firm in Norway
Norwegian executive search firm Delphi Consulting AS has joined Amrop’s global partnership of firms. The addition of Delphi Consulting adds significant presence for Amrop in Norway, and strengthens Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the Nordics region. Led by Arne Gunnar Dokken as Managing Partner, Delphi Consulting is a partner-owned executive search firm established in 1986, with 6 Partners and a total of 16 professional staff. As..
Amrop Welcomes Grant Robinson and Maureen Stitz as Partners in Canada
Grant Robinson joins Amrop Knightsbridge as a Partner in Toronto, drawing on 18 years of experience as an executive search practitioner, manager, boutique search firm owner and national practice leader. As a search professional, Grant brings in-depth knowledge, expertise and experience in both the Industrial and Insurance sectors. Over the years, Grant has built a strong reputation for identifying, evaluating and on-boarding exceptional talent on..
Henry Zhu Joins Amrop's Partner Team in China
Spearheading Amrop China’s integrated Leadership Services offering, Henry Zhu advises global as well as domestic clients on Board and Executive Search, Assessment and Leadership Development. Before joining Amrop, Henry ran a boutique search firm in Shanghai, serving primarily fast growing private Chinese companies in multiple sectors including Internet, High-Tech, Consumer and Professional Services. Henry started his executive search career ten..
Amrop Extends Global Reach With New Partner Firm in Brazil
2GET, a premier executive search firm in Brazil, has joined the Amrop Partnership. Ranked among the country’s five largest search firms, the firm has offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Founded in 2009, 2GET has built a strong reputation in the Brazilian market, emphasizing client-centered solutions, collaborative and efficient processes, underpinned by sophisticated data analysis and the intelligent use of technology. The firm is..
Avo Kaasik Joins Amrop's Baltics Team
Amrop welcomes Avo Kaasik as Associate Partner in Tallinn, Estonia Avo Kaasik began his career in corporate finance and has spent the past eight years as an entrepreneur and investor, primarily in raising capital under advisory and later for his own companies. Avo’s investments have been in the areas of Consumer Products, Recycling and Bioenergy in Estonia, Latvia and Russia, and he has been CEO and Chair for a number of his portfolio..
Amrop Strengthens Life Sciences Practice in India
Amrop welcomes Sanjay Banerjee to the Partner team in New Delhi. Sanjay Banerjee joins Amrop India as a Partner and country leader for the Life Sciences Practice. He brings deep expertise in the Life Sciences space with over three decades of general management and business leadership in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices space spanning three organizations: ICI, Baxter and Zimmer/Zimmer Biomet. Sanjay has a leading presence in the Indian..
Amrop Strengthens US Partner Team
Amrop welcomes Gabino Stuyck as Associate Partner at Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Houston, Texas. Gabino Stuyck joins Amrop with more than 13 years of international business experience, both in the Banking sector and the Executive Search and Recruitment industry, having worked with clients in the Energy, Technology and Financial Services sectors. He will lead Amrop’s Houston office, and will also work closely as part of the Amrop Seeliger y Conde..
Amrop Reinforces Industrial Practice in the UK
Sandy McKenzie joins Amrop in London as Head of the UK Industrial and Infrastructure Practices. Sandy has strong UK and international Board and HR advisory experience, executing retained senior executive searches on the basis of his core Industrial expertise in Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and Construction. He has worked on a number of the UKs largest Infrastructure programs across Transport (Rail/Airports/Road/Ports), Defence, Nuclear and..
Amrop Strengthens Global Life Sciences Practice With Key London Hires
Amrop welcomes Tom Bradley and Stuart Penney to its global Life Sciences team. Tom Bradley joins Amrop as Head of Life Sciences UK. Based in the London office, Tom focuses on Executive level searches across the Pharmaceutical and Biotech sectors on a national and international level. Stuart Penney joins the firm as a Senior Consultant in London, focusing on Executive level searches across the Biotech, MedTech and Pharmaceutical sectors. With over..
Amrop Strengthens its EMEA Consultant Team
Brussels Amrop welcomes five new Consultants to its global team of Executive Search and Leadership Services professionals. Jan Derk Bauerman – Principal, Hamburg Pablo Cavero Martínez de Campos – Partner, Madrid Carmine Coccorese – Partner, Milan Saša Fajmut – Director, Leadership Services, Ljubljana Fadwa Mushtag – Consultant, Jeddah Jan Derk Bauerman is Principal and Head of the Real Estate Practice in Germany. He is an experienced..
Amrop's Consultant Team Grows in EMEA and Latam
Brussels Amrop welcomes five Consultants to its global team of Executive Search and Leadership Services professionals. Janine Dacon – Partner, Johannesburg Lanre Fisher – Partner, Johannesburg Willem Ledeboer – Partner, Amsterdam Sandy McKenzie – Senior Consultant, London Sebastián Reyes – Partner, Santiago Janine Dacon’s recruitment experience spans C-suite and senior engineering and technical hires in Power Generation, Mineral..
Amrop Recruits 19 Independent Directors for Leading Listed Organizations in Chile
Santiago Under Chilean corporate governance law, directorships of listed companies must be renewed or replaced every three years. The country’s six Pension Funds companies, grouped into the Asociación AFP Chile, are no exception. It is their task to nominate Independent Directors for the 19 listed organizations in which they have invested. Amongst these are Chile’s top 10 in terms of market capitalization: leading energy providers Endesa and..
Amrop's Consultant Team Grows in Asia and Latam
Amrop welcomes four Consultants to its global team of Executive Search and Leadership Services professionals. Winnie Chiu – Associate Partner, Hong Kong Deepak Dalal – Principal Consultant, New Delhi José Manuel Alonso – Consultant, Mexico City Jorge Milberg – Partner, Lima Winnie Chiu joins Amrop from Right Management, with strong experience in the areas of Executive Coaching, Human Resources Management, Talent Management and..
Bridging Worlds - Amrop Germany Delivers Executive MBA Module at Zürich University
Berlin How does a professional musician transfer his or her skills to a senior management role in a high profile performing arts institution? From the rigors of a musical score and the exacting demands of a conductor and audience, how does one deal with the rigors of the competency- and value-based interviewing techniques of executive search professionals? How do the Boards of institutions go about designing their profiles for top..
Amrop Undertakes Strategic Leadership Assessment in a New Acquisition Process
Copenhagen Polaris takes a majority stake in software company Configit, Amrop supports with strategic Leadership Assessment. The Context In February 2016, Polaris Private Equity (”Polaris”) announced that it had acquired 65% of the shares in the Danish software company Configit A/S: “The company has tripled its revenue in the recent three-year period, and Polaris aims to continue Configit’s current growth and globalisation. The..
Amrop Welcomes New Partners in EMEA and Latam
Brussels Amrop welcomes ten Partners to its global team of executive search consultants. Sandra de Bruijn - Partner, Amsterdam Alex Diffey - Partner (promotion), London Anabel Galarza - Partner, Quito Miguel Herrezuelo - Partner (promotion), Madrid Avril Kellett - Partner (promotion), London Claudia Paladino - Partner, Milan Irma Real - Partner (promotion), Panama City Roland Theuws - Partner, Amsterdam Mircea Tiplea - Senior Consultant -..
Amrop Announces the Inception of a New Member Firm in Germany
Brussels The Amrop Partnership is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Member Firm in Germany. With offices in Berlin, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Munich, the new Amrop member is a newly-created firm led by senior business owners, all established and dynamic practitioners in executive search, leadership and Board consulting. This innovative endeavour sees the founders joining their combined expertise to bring a new player to the German..
Amrop Announces New Partner Hires in EMEA, Asia and Latam
Brussels Amrop announces the addition of eight Partners to its global partnership of executive search consultants. Murat Ayberk – Senior Consultant, Vienna Gregor Handler – Senior Consultant, Vienna Damian Kozjak – Director, Ljubljana Tamal Kumar – Principal, Mumbai Ricky Lam – Partner, Hong Kong (promotion) Diana Rake – Partner, Lima Olivier Reynaud – Partner, Paris Jenny Wang – Partner, Shanghai (promotion) Murat Ayberk has a..
Amrop Names Svein Ruud to Lead Global Board Services Practice
Brussels Svein Ruud has been named Practice Leader for Amrop’s global Board Services Practice. Svein is Managing Partner in Amrop’s Stockholm Office and a member of Amrop’s global Executive Board. Having joined the Executive Search business in 1986, Svein has built expertise across various businesses and sectors. During the last decade he has worked extensively advising clients on CEO, Group Management and Non-Executive Board Director..
Amrop Announces New Partner Hires in Denmark, India and Poland
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition of four Partners & Principals within its global partnership of executive search professionals. Rita Garg – Principal, India Lukasz Kiniewicz – Principal, Warsaw Nicole Egeda Paustian – Partner, Copenhagen Chandrasekar R. – Partner, India Dr. Ritu Garg leads the Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice in India. A clinician turned management professional, Ritu has over 12 years of experience in..
Amrop Grows with New Partner Hires in EMEA and Latam
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition of five Partners within its global partnership of executive search professionals. Michal Lewinski – Principal, Poland Veronica Anam-Waiyaki – Managing Partner, Kenya Mansour Abdulghaffar – Principal, Saudi Arabia Jaime Montemayor – Partner, Mexico Alex Dayrabekov – Associate Partner, Ukraine Michal Lewinski has 15 years of executive search experience in Poland and the CEE region. Prior to..
Amrop Announces New Office in Kenya
Brussels & Nairobi AMROP EXTENDS ITS AFRICA REACH WITH NEW KENYAN OFFICE, AMROP EAST AFRICA With its base in Nairobi, Amrop’s newest office represents a significant move in East Africa, serving clients across the region. Operating as a subsidiary of Amrop Landelahni, South Africa, the firm is well placed to work with MNC’s as well as local businesses, and contribute to important capacity building and infrastructure development across the..
Amrop Announces New Global CEO
Brussels The Amrop Partnership welcomes Mr. José Ignacio Leyún, appointed to the role of global CEO and Member of the Executive Board of the Amrop Partnership SCRL. A Partner of Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Spain and Head of Amrop's global Leadership Assessment Practice, Mr. Leyún has a track record of exemplary professional service, as trusted advisor to the Boards of a range of international clients. “I am delighted to be entrusted with this..
Amrop’s global presence grows with joining of new Australian partner, Challis & Company
Brussels, Sydney & Melbourne With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Challis & Company works with Boards, CEOs and senior executives in listed corporations, mid-sized companies, professional service firms, private equity firms and not-for-profit organizations. The firm’s founder, Darren Challis, previously held senior positions with The Boston Consulting Group, Egon Zehnder, Minter Ellison and Fairfax Media [ASX:FXJ]. “Given the..
Amrop Grows with New Partner Hires in Asia, EMEA and USA
Amrop joins forces with financial services firm Mulsanne LLP in the UK
Brussels The executive search arm of London-based Mulsanne Partnership LLP has joined the Amrop Partnership SCRL. The move will allow Amrop to deliver and develop UK-based executive search expertise to its local and global client base. The partnership agreement underpins the growth of Amrop’s world-class executive search practice in Financial Services and FinTech, robustly supplemented by Technology and Media, Luxury Goods and Life Sciences. It..
Amrop Announces New Partner Hires in EMEA and Latin America
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition of eight Partners and Consultants within its global partnership of executive search professionals. Rosa Garcia-Tizón, Partner - Madrid, Spain Marta Garrigues, Partner - Madrid, Spain Christophe Muyllaert, Partner - Lima, Peru Cecilia Geijron Olrog, Partner - Stockholm, Sweden Sonia Perdomo, Partner - Bogota, Colombia Annie Rothe, Partner - San Juan, Puerto Rico Željko Šundov, Principal - Zagreb,..
Freedom, Connectivity and C-Suite Stewardship are positioning globalizing mid-caps to win the war for customers and talent, a new Amrop/IMD study finds
Brussels Large public companies (and, increasingly, state-owned enterprises) occupy a significant proportion of global assets and the attention of business academics and consulting firms. At the other extreme, start-ups are all the rage in the new economy, attracting ambitious graduates and ‘emigrés’ from major corporates. What about those in the middle? So far there has been limited work on globalizing mid-caps, especially on the vital..
Amrop Announces New Global Board Members
Brussels The Amrop Partnership is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Board Members to its global Executive Board. Amrop welcomes Henrik Elsig Andersen (Denmark), Hideaki Furuta (Japan) and Sophie Vergnas (Russia), elected to the Executive Board. In addition, Jimmy Chen (China) was named Vice Chair Asia Pacific, while Federico Cuneo (Peru) was named Co-Vice Chair Americas. "I am delighted to welcome these three outstanding partners..
Amrop Grows with New Partner Hires in EMEA and Asia
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition of eight Partners and Consultants within its global partnership of executive search professionals. Sam Aston, Partner - Malmö Dan Chan, Associate Partner - Hong Kong Gregor Frey, Partner – Zurich Bob de Groot, Partner – Amsterdam Hedda Hanke, Managing Director – Duesseldorf J.Y. Hong, Senior Partner - Seoul Ott Karolin, Partner – Tallinn Takaaki Naito, Consultant - Tokyo Sam Aston is an..
Amrop Strengthens its Ranks with New Partner Hires and Promotions
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition and promotion of fourteen Partners within its global partnership of executive search consultants. Andreas Weik, Managing Director - Frankfurt Dr. Petra Meyer-Ochel, Managing Director - Düsseldorf Volker Rieso, Managing Director - Düsseldorf Mayank Pande, Partner - New Delhi Maisa Maion, Partner - Sao Paulo Ann De Somere, Partner - Ghent Mikael Edler, Partner - Stockholm James Kong, Partner - Hong..
New Book Release by Amrop Partner Dr. Yesim Toduk
Istanbul Leadership is a much-discussed topic, especially in today’s rapidly changing and challenging digital era. In her new book 'The Leader of 2023', Amrop Turkey Partner Yeşim Toduk discusses the leadership secrets of the digital age. “We live in an era of rapid change, speed and agility. Every organization is looking for the transformative ‘Leader of the New Digital Age’,” Toduk explains. By interviewing and analyzing successful..
Amrop Consolidates its Leading Position in the Nordics
Rising by 20% from 2012 to 2013 and at its highest level since 2007, the latest consolidated revenue for Amrop in the Nordic countries affirms Amrop’s position as a leading executive search partner for corporates in the region. Ownership changes in Norway and Denmark in 2012 have been followed by the employment of 7 new senior Partners: Kristian Kragø (previously McKinsey & Co) Anne Syrrist (previously Ringnes and Boston Consulting..
Amrop Announces New Member Firm in New York
Brussels Amrop is delighted to announce a new partnership in New York City. Under the leadership of Rolfe (Rik) Kopelan, The Capstone Partnership is a leading provider of Executive Search services, coupled with Succession Planning, Talent Management and Leadership Development consulting. Established in 1971, The Capstone Partnership has a strong track record of delivering high quality, senior executive mandates, both locally and internationally,..
Forbes Names Amrop Partner Top 25 Businesswomen in Latvia
Riga Aiga Arste-Avotina, Managing Partner of Amrop Latvia, has been listed in Forbes magazine's rating of Latvia's most successful businesswomen. Aiga is a newcomer to the Forbes rankings and achieved her #23 rank thanks to the successful results of her business and her influence in the Latvian business community. Aiga believes that the most important thing in business is persistence. She commented, "If you feel that something needs to be done,..
Amrop Director appointed Minister in Norway
Oslo The King of Norway yesterday appointed the new Government in Oslo. Thorhild Widvey, a reputed Board professional and Amrop Norway Board Member, has been named the new Minister of Culture. Ms. Widvey was first elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1989, and was re-elected on one occasion. From 2002 to 2003, Ms. Widvey was appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries. From 2003 to 2004 she was State Secretary in the Ministry of..
Amrop Grows with Nine New Partners
Brussels Amrop announces the recent addition of nine new Partners to its global network of Context Driven executive search consultants. Ricardo Amatto – São Paulo, Brazil Virginia Clarke – Chicago, USA Caroline Dever – Melbourne, Australia Carlos Fernandes – Hamburg, Germany Paul Hill - Melbourne, Australia Jeff Holloway – Calgary, Canada Pii Kotilainen – Helsinki, Finland Federico Schwalb – Lima, Peru Javier Zabala – Santiago,..
Denmark: Executive search maintains critical role in strategic recruitment - with Amrop ranked high
Copenhagen A survey published in the monthly business bulletin Nyhedsbrev for Bestyrelser (Newsletter for Boards) shows that 81% of Danish hiring organizations1 are working with external executive search companies - 25% to a greater extent than three years ago. Despite a period of cost constraints and widespread use of social media, hiring organizations continue to prioritize external search firms for Board and Top Management Team positions, the..
Jimmy Chen (Hong Kong) to Join Amrop's Global Board
Brussels Amrop has announced that Jimmy Chen, Managing Partner of Amrop China, has been voted to the group’s global Executive Board. “We are delighted that Jimmy has joined our Board. Jimmy brings a wealth of experience to the table, both within China and globally, as well as the insights that come from running a strong business. He will be a great addition to our team. The appointment of Jimmy brings the size and composition of the Amrop..
Amrop Announces Five New Partners
Brussels Amrop announces the addition of five new Partners to its global network of Context Driven executive search consultants. • Marcello Fontana, Partner - Milan• Malcolm Bernstein, Partner - Toronto• Gerald Lee, Partner – Hong Kong• Hendrik Geissler, Partner – Munich• Peter Gitmark, Associate Partner - Oslo Marcello Fontana joins Amrop after more than 25 years in management consulting. His career includes roles as Associate..
Amrop Grows with 4 New Partners in EMEA and AsiaPacific
Brussels Amrop announces the addition of four new Partners to its global network of Context Driven executive search consultants. • Gokhan Bozkurt – Partner, Istanbul• Kristian Kragøe – Associate Partner, Oslo• Jadie Li – Partner, Hong Kong• Nicolette Zandbergen - Partner, Amsterdam Gökhan Bozkurt joins Amrop Turkey from TurkTelecom, where he held the role of EVP Human Resources and then CEO. Previously he held senior management..
Amrop Announces New Office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce its newest partnership in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Amrop Fair Path will serve a broad range of clients in this important and growing market for executive search. The firm is lead by Khalid Nejaim, Managing Partner. Mr. Nejaim commented, “We are delighted to join forces with Amrop and we are looking forward to growing with our new global partners in the near future. Amrop offers us the opportunity to..
Amrop's Entrepreneurial Spirit Recognized in Hungary
Budapest - Amrop Kohlmann & Young Amrop Managing Partners David Young and Richard Kohlmann have been named Entrepreneurs of the Year for 2012 by Hungary's National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers (VOSZ). The award recognizes their efforts in making Amrop one of the leading executive search firms in the country. The National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers was founded in 1989, before the political transition in Hungary...
Automotive & Industrial: Amrop Bucks the Market Trend
Duesseldorf Amrop has seen a positive development this year in its Automotive & Industrial practice, bucking the general trend in the sector. Especially outside of Europe, the data basis for the next three years' strategic planning is positive. Although the markets in Greece, Spain and Italy are dampened by the current economic uncertainties, Amrop still managed to buck the market trend, exhibiting strong growth in countries like France,..
Amrop Launches Executive Development Program at IMD
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce a partnership with IMD to develop and deliver an executive development program aimed at Amrop Partners and Consultants. Amrop and IMD have partnered to offer an exclusive executive development program called The Trusted Advisor. Under the banner ‘Amrop University at IMD’, the 2-module program runs over a combined eight-day period at the IMD campus in Lausanne, Switzerland. The program focuses on building..
Amrop Grows in the US With New Atlanta Office
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce its newest partnership in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Parker Executive Search is a successful and highly reputable retained search firm, conducting assignments for a range of clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Under the leadership of Dan Parker, President, and Laurie Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Amrop’s new partner firm brings specific expertise in Executive Search services..
Amrop Establishes New Firm in Costa Rica
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce its newest office in San Jose, Costa Rica, adding depth and expertise to its Central America business. Amrop's Costa Rica office becomes the second office in Central America for Amrop’s global network. The generalist firm serves diverse industries in the region, recruiting senior level executives and board members. As added value on every assignment, the firm provides transition coaching to optimize the..
Amrop Announces New Management Board
Brussels Amrop, a global leader in Executive Search with 91 offices in 57 countries, announces its new Board of Directors. Amrop welcomes Mr. Federico Cuneo (Peru), elected to the global Management Board, and Mr. David Shaw (Canada) appointed as Vice Chair Americas. “Federico and David bring significant business knowledge and global leadership to Amrop’s Board, built through many years of experience in executive search consulting as well as..
Portugal Leadership Assessment Workshop
Lisbon Amrop, in cooperation with the Portuguese Association of Human Resources Managers (APG), recently hosted a workshop under the theme of Leadership Assessment, at the Hotel Real Palácio in Lisbon. Leadership Assessment is an effective tool to help ensure the long-term competitive strength of organizations. It provides a strategic view to an organization's Talent Context — the resources, development needs and capacity to deal with key..
Amrop Inaugurates Its Newest Office in Angola
Brussels Amrop is delighted to announce the opening of its newest office in Luanda, Angola. Under the management of Amrop’s Lisbon partners, the new Angola office is the group’s third in Africa, after South Africa and Morocco. The opening of this new office comes as a natural consequence of the deep cultural and economic relations between Portugal and Angola, as well as Amrop’s decade-long support of Angolan companies and business..
Amrop Welcome 3 New Partners
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of three new Partners to its global network of Context Driven Executive Search Consultants: Alfonso de Goyeneche, Partner - Miami, USA Juanique Liebenberg, Partner – Johannesburg, South Africa Anne Syrrist, Partner - Oslo, Norway Alfonso de Goyeneche joins Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Miami from his previous role as Managing Director of the investment bank Ahorro Corporacion Financiera..
Amrop Global Life Sciences: Are you ready for the true Physician-Leader?
Amrop's Global Life Sciences Practice announces the release of the thought leadership article: 'Are You Ready for the True Physician-Leader?' As more and more physicians transition to, or within, the corporate world, recent research by Amrop reveals that companies may not always get what’s best. How should life sciences companies recruit and develop leaders who can operate decisively in times when the rules of the game are evolving? Read the..
Amrop Welcomes Four New Consultants in EMEA
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of four new Partners & Consultants to its global network of Context Driven executive search professionals. Stefan Binder, Partner - Zurich Sabine Hansen, Partner - Duesseldorf Lizel van Rooyen, Consultant - Johannesburg Anne Syrrist, Partner - Oslo Stefan Binder joins Amrop in Zurich from his previous role as a Partner at Odgers Berndtson, where he worked within the Pharmaceutical, Medical..
Amrop at 2012 HRC Academy in Rome
BRIC & Europe: European & Emerging Economies Face to Face Rome, 11 May 2012 Sponsored by Amrop Italy The HRCommunity Academy 2012 meeting in Rome is dedicated to mapping the challenges brought about by the resurgence of BRIC economies. The meeting, 'BRIC & Europe: European & Emerging Economies Face to Face', will propose new economic, social and political views of global changes in management styles and HR strategies. Ulrich Dade,..
Amrop Grows in EMEA With New Oslo Office
Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of a new firm in Oslo, Norway. Under the leadership of Harald B. Kringlebotn, Managing Partner, Amrop’s Oslo office focuses on Executive Search, Leadership Assessment and Board Consulting assignments for a wide range of Norwegian and international clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Harald Kringlebotn and his team have extensive experience in multi-country executive search and assessment..
Amrop expands US presence with new Houston office
Brussels Amrop is pleased to announce the establishment of a new office in Houston, Texas. Under the leadership of Agustin Miro, Partner, and Eduardo Rabassa, Partner in Miami, the new office builds on the firm’s expertise in cross-cultural searches identifying American talent for European-based companies with US operations based in Texas and Florida. Under the Amrop Seeliger y Conde brand, the Houston office focuses on Executive Search,..
Luiz Cabrera elected to AESC Board
Amrop is pleased to announce that Luiz Cabrera, Managing Partner, Amrop Panelli Motta Cabrera (Brazil), has been elected to the position of Vice Chair of the AESC’s Americas Council and to the AESC Board of Directors. The AESC recognizes Luiz’s many years of service to the organization and the leadership and support he has provided on both the Americas Council and the Board. In addition to his Amrop and his AESC roles, Luiz is also is a..
Amrop Delta sponsors Financial Times Deutschland award for top German female executives
The Financial Times of Germany has named 2011’s top 25 businesswomen in Germany. Supported by Amrop Delta, the 4th annual list of influential female leaders is comprised of executives from companies and organizations with headquarters or a major subsidiary in Germany. Since different positions and industries are difficult to compare, the jury this year presented awards in six different categories. The jury is composed of six top German female..
Amrop Grows with 6 new Partners
Brussels Amrop expands its global team of Context Driven executive search professionals with the addition of six new Partners. Peter Gomez joins Amrop Battalia Winston as a Partner in Chicago Susan Medina joins Amrop Battalia Winston as a Partner in Chicago Mandeep Grewal joins Amrop Knightsbridge as a Partner in Toronto Alan Witherden joins Amrop South Africa as a Partner in Johannesburg Daniel Lau joins Amrop China as a Partner in Shanghai..
Amrop Seeliger y Conde named Best Spanish Company in the US
Amrop Seeliger y Conde has been named 2011’s Best Spanish Company in the United States by the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce. The award has previously been presented to companies such as Banco Sabadell, Banco Santander and Telefonica. In his acceptance speech to 350 executives of Spanish companies with operations in the United States, Luis Conde, Chairman of the firm, made a plea for optimism during turbulent times. This is a familiar..
Seeliger y Conde Group Awards To Young Talent
On November 28th, Seeliger y Conde Group (Amrop Seeliger y Conde) held the third annual Seeliger y Conde Awards for Young Talent ceremony. The prestigious awards are granted to Spain’s most outstanding executives under the age of 40. The event took place at the Palacio de Congresos de Catalunya, and the awards ceremony was presided over by His Royal Highness the Prince of Asturias, Felipe de Borbón. The recipients of the 2011 prize were:..
David Young Elected to AmCham Board in Hungary
David Young, Managing Partner, Amrop Kohlmann & Young in Budapest, was recently re-elected First Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary for a period of two years. The AmCham in Hungary is one of the largest chambers in the country and actively lobbies the government on important business issues. David has been a member of the AmCham for 20 years and has previously served on the Board on several occasions.
Luis Conde awarded the “Key of Barcelona”
Barcelona Luis Conde, founding member and partner at Seeliger y Conde Group (Amrop Seeliger y Conde), was awarded the Key of Barcelona on October 6th, 2011, in recognition of his contributions in promoting the city throughout the world. The ceremony brought together a broad representation of Catalan civil society including the Mayor of Barcelona. In his speech, Luis Conde emphasized the potential of Barcelona to face the current crisis. He..
Amrop Grows with six new Consultants
Brussels Amrop expands its global team of Context Driven executive search professionals with the addition of six new Consultants. Denise Gilroy joins Amrop Knightsbridge as a Partner in Calgary. Justyna Kubicka-Daab joins Amrop as Director, Leadership and Assessment in Warsaw. Myriam Larabi joins Amrop RTA as an Associate Partner in Paris, and Global Leader of Amrop’s Automotive & Industrial Practice. Engin Keskinel joins Amrop as a Partner..
Katalin Indra Hollai named to Board role in Hungary
Katalin Indra Hollai, a Partner at Amrop Kohlmann & Young in Hungary, has recently been elected as a Member of the Board of the Hungarian-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Budapest. She is an active member of the Board and is in charge of the HR Professionals club, organized for HR Managers of the member companies of the Chamber. Katalin is also involved in the efforts of the Chamber to bring together education and the needs of..
Preety Kumar named to Board roles in India
Preety Kumar (New Delhi) was recently appointed to the Board of The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) of India. TERI is a Nobel prize-winning organization investigating solutions to global problems in the fields of energy, environment and patterns of development. Preety has also been nominated as the Chairperson of the Task Force on Boards & Corporate Governance of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI),..
Amrop Announces New Management Board
Brussels Amrop, a global leader in Executive Search with 89 offices in 55 countries, announces its new Board of Directors, following its successful Annual General Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey. Amrop welcomes Ms. Sabine von Anhalt (Germany), Ms. Preety Kumar (India) and Mr. Svein Ruud (Sweden) who were elected to the global Management Board. “Sabine, Preety and Svein bring invaluable experience, knowledge and leadership to Amrop’s Board, built..
Amrop Awards Presented During Annual General Assembly in Istanbul
Brussels Amrop recently welcomed 135 Partners from around the world at its annual General Assembly and World Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. With the theme ‘Amrop 2020’, Amrop’s senior consultants discussed long-term strategy and growth, as well as the changing landscape of the executive search industry. The annual meeting is an important venue for cooperation and the exchange of ideas across the 55-country global network of firms. Amrop..
Amrop grows with 8 new Consultants
Brussels, Belgium Amrop announces the addition of eight new Consultants to its global network of Context Driven executive search professionals. Françoise de Metz-Noblat joins Amrop RTA as a Partner in Paris. Felipe Fabrega joins Amrop Panama as Partner & General Manager. Mark Hopkins joins Amrop Knightsbridge as Managing Partner for Calgary. Simon Vincent joins Amrop Knightsbridge as a Partner in Calgary. Catherine LeBlanc joins Amrop..
Amrop Chairman in the News
Lisbon, Portugal Bogota, Colombia Amrop’s Chairman, Ulrich Dade, was interviewed recently in Expresso, Portugal’s most important business weekly, on the importance of international experience and global profiles when recruiting management teams. In particular, Mr. Dade highlighted commented that, “Companies gain in having more women and people of several nationalities in their administration,” and that young people starting their careers..
Latam Conference a Success
Amrop recently held its first Latam regional conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Attended by Partners representing Amrop’s extensive presence in the region, meetings focused on strategic discussions around Amrop’s regional service offerings, and included keynote speakers from leading clients of Amrop in the region. Ulrich Dade, Amrop Chairman, commented, “Our Latin American firms are great examples of Amrop’s world class and truly global..
Amrop Philippines Leads in Code of Ethics Advocacy
For the first time in the Philippines, an Association of Professional Executive Search Professionals (PAESPI) has been formed under the leadership of Amrop. The Mission of the PAESPI is to promote professionalism in the industry through an information drive among clients and executive talents which highlights a specific Code of Ethics, patterned after the global AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants). As co-founders of the..
Amrop Releases AUTOMOTIVE LANDSCAPE 2025, a landmark study on the future of the automotive sector
Brussels and Duusseldorf Amrop is pleased to release Automotive Landscape 2025, conducted in partnership with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, outlining the trends, challenges and opportunities for the global automotive industry over the next fifteen years. In the coming 15 years the global automotive industry will undergo the greatest transformation it has experienced in its history. Changing demographics, geopolitical change, sustainability,..
Amrop Celebrates Romanian Partnership with 'Context Matters' conference
Amrop’s newest member firm recently celebrated its partnership in the global network with a conference attended by 130 business executives from across the country. The new partnership brings to the Romanian market a unique combination of the resources and global expertise of the Amrop network, as well as the deep understanding of the local business context of the Romanian partners. The Romanian Amrop team members are Oana Ciornei, Managing..
AESC Honours Luiz Cabrera with 2011 Gardner Heidrick Award
The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) presented the Gardner W. Heidrick Award to Luiz Carlos Cabrera, Managing Partner, Amrop Panelli Motta Cabrera, on March 9th during the AESC 2011 Americas Conference in New York City. The AESC’s Gardner W. Heidrick Award is presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the executive search consulting profession. Ulrich Dade, Chairman of Amrop, presented the..
Amrop Seeliger y Conde Appoints new Managing Partner in Mexico
Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Mexico is pleased to announce the appointment of Felipe Rivelles as Managing Partner of the firm. Based in Mexico City, Felipe is a seasoned Sales & Marketing executive with 21 years of experience in key positions at Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Sara Lee Apparel, Campbell’s and other multinational consumer products companies. Earlier in his career,Felipe was CMO Andean Region for Kellogg’s, based in..
Amrop grows with nine new Partners in EMEA & the Americas
Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of eight new Partners to its global network of Context Driven executive search consultants. Francesco Zucchelli, Partner - Milan, Italy Oana Ciornei, Managing Partner - Bucharest, Romania Marius Precu, Partner - Bucharest, Romania Iulia Pietruschevici Radau, Partner - Bucharest, Romania Rebeca De Rojas, Managing Partner - Panama City, Panama Jaana Toppari, Senior Partner - Helsinki, Finland Stefan..
Amrop grows in Latin America with new firm in Panama
Amrop is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Panama, expanding the organization’s presence to fourteen offices in Latin America. Operating as Amrop, the group’s newest office is led by Rebeca de Rojas, Managing Partner. Rebeca is an experienced banker who worked for 25 years with Chase Manhattan Bank and J.P. Morgan Chase as Executive Recruitment Manager and Director of Private Banking International in Panama. She holds a dual..
Amrop Turkey launches Board Consulting practice at Istanbul Stock Exchange
AMROP TURKEY recently launched its new brand Amrop Boardinc, which will focus on consulting services for Turkish Boards of Directors. To launch the new service line, the firm hosted a round table discussion around good corporate governance principles, the role of Boards in that respect as well as the role of independent Board directors. Amrop Boardinc’s second event took place at the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Attended by Turkey’s most..
Fox Business News: Results of ABW's 22nd Annual Holiday Party Survey
New York, NY Dale Winston, Chairwoman and CEO of Amrop Battalia Winston (ABW), was interviewed by Fox Business News on December 6, 2010 to explain the details of the Firm’s 22nd annual Holiday Party Survey. This year’s survey recorded the worst holiday slump in 22 years. Click here to view the full interview. Click here to read the full Holiday Party Survey story. About Amrop Battalia Winston Amrop Battalia Winston (ABW) is widely..
Amrop Announces New Member Firm in Romania
Amrop, a global leader in executive search with 89 offices in 57 countries, announced today the appointment of a new member firm in Romania, expanding the organization’s presence to seventeen offices in Central & Eastern Europe. Operating as Amrop (formerly The Searchers), Amrop’s newest member firm is led by founding partners Oana Ciornei and Marius Precu, and joined by Iulia Pietruschevici as Senior Client Partner. The firm is ranked..
Expats in Russia: Harvard Business Review Blog
Russia’s expatriate communities have been growing over the 20 years since multinational companies entered the Russian market. Amrop, in cooperation with the ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Berlin, recently conducted a survey on how these expatriates lead, with some unexpected results. Read the report in the Harvard Business Review Blog: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2010/12/how_expatriates_in_russia_are.html
Seeliger y Conde Group (Amrop Seeliger y Conde) celebrates its 20th Anniversary
Brussels and Barcelona Six hundred executives from top Spanish and Catalan companies gathered recently in the Oval Room of the National Art Museum of Catalunya to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Seeliger y Conde Group, Spain’s national leader in the recruiting industry. Luis Conde, President and Founder of the company, was joined by influential leaders from Spain’s business and political sectors for this gala event. In his welcome address,..
Preety Kumar, Amrop India: Video Interview
“...What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? An Ivy League degree? A business background? Substantial work experience? Preety Kumar of Amrop had none of these but what she did have was 'self belief'.” Preety Kumar, Managing Partner of Amrop India, was interviewed recently as part of the India Inc. series by NewsX (http://alpha.newsx.com) The interview covers Ms. Kumar’s professional background, her views on leadership and the way..
Amrop continues to build its global team of context driven executive search professionals with 4 new Partners
Swarup Choudhury has joined Amrop India as a Partner in Mumbai. Job Voorhoeve has joined Amrop as a Partner in Amsterdam. Maura Nobili has joined Amrop D&G as a Partner in Milan. Nadia Furfaro has joined Amrop D&G as a Partner in Rome. Swarup Choudhury joins Amrop India from his previous role as Vice President, Growth Markets for IBM, leading the seven emerging regions of Greater China, ASEAN, ANZ, Korea, CEEMEA, Latin America & India..
Amrop's annual Research Conference a global success
Amrop's 9th Research & Associates' Conference was held recently in Berlin, Germany. This annual event drew participants from 33 countries to participate in training sessions, share and develop best practices and strengthen our global network. The event was also attended by Amrop Chairman Ulrich Dade, Board Member Nobuyuki Tsuji and Amrop Executive Director Brigitte Arhold. Amrop's Researchers and Associates are integral to our context driven..
Amrop grows with 6 new Consultants
Amrop is pleased to welcome six new Consultants to its global team of context driven executive search professionals. Ola Jeppsson has joined Amrop as a Partner in Stockholm. Bruno Pastore has joined Amrop ASA as a Partner in Milan. Stephan Biallas has joined Amrop Delta as a Managing Director in Hamburg. Ulrich Beckendorff has joined Amrop Delta as a Partner in Düsseldorf. Oliver Geb has joined Amrop Delta as a Partner in Frankfurt. Bogdan..
Amrop welcomes five new Partners to its global team of professional Consultants
Brussels, Belgium Amrop reinforces its worldwide Context Driven Executive Search capabilities and is pleased to welcome five new Partners to its global team of professional Consultants. Daniel Soh has joined Amrop as a Director in Singapore. Michal Kotlin has joined Amrop Dr. Kaufman & Partner as a Partner in Prague. Susanne Scherp-Keresztes has joined Amrop Delta as a Managing Director in Frankfurt. David Engel has joined Amrop RTA as a..
Amrop announces new Partners in its global organization
Brussels, Belgium Amrop is pleased to welcome 3 Partners to its global team of professional consultants. Giacomo Santucci has joined Amrop ASA as a Partner in Milan. Bruce Walton has joined Amrop Battalia Winston as a Partner in Boston. Michael Reuter has been promoted to Partner at Amrop Delta in Frankfurt. Giacomo Santucci has significant experience in the world of luxury goods, having worked with numerous iconic brands, including Salvatore..
Amrop announces rebranding as the Executive Search business comes out of the crisis
Amrop, the world’s largest network of independent executive search firms, recently announced a global rebranding across its entire network. This new global brand reflects and embraces Amrop’s strengths as a progressive, cohesive and context-driven global executive search organization. Amrop’s new brand reflects the high quality approach and the unsurpassed global scope of its network. The group’s new logo, called the ‘Nexus’,..
Knightsbridge named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies
Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions, the parent company of Amrop Knightsbridge, Amrop’s Canadian member firm, has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, a prestigious award that recognizes management excellence in Canadian‐ owned and managed companies. Since 2001, Knightsbridge has provided Canada’s top corporations with management advice and integrated services designed to meet their human capital management needs. The..
Amrop announces new partner firm in Belgium
Amrop announces new partner firm in Belgium, lead by Benoit Lison, Managing Partner. Contact: ...
Amrop re-establishes presence in Thailand
Amrop re-establishes presence in Thailand with the opening of an office in Bangkok, headed by Tana Akson, Director. Contact: ...
Amrop establishes new offices in Slovenia and Serbia
Amrop establishes new offices in Slovenia and Serbia, also serving clients in Croatia and Bosnia/Herzegovina. Marko Mlakar, Managing Partner. Contact: ...