Penrhyn International

Consultants

Luce Nordon

  • Luce NordonOffice: Agora Search
  • Location: Paris, France
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Education, Energy, Utilities & Mining, Hospitality, Leisure & Travel, Industrial & Automotive, Logistics & Supply Chain, Retail / Wholesale, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Upon completing her business school studies, Luce Nordon started her career in advertising, with a three year tenure with the Euro-RSCG group as a Practice Group Leader where she was focused on luxury and CPG brands promotion. She then became part of the newly created Paris office of Norman Broadbent, a UK executive search firm, to expand the CPG and luxury cluster. She rapidly gained a strong expertise in other fields such as IT and digital.

In 1998, she joined Agora Search as a Business Partner. General Manager since 2008, Luce recently assumed the presidency in January 2014.

Luce leads searches for executives both in France and internationally.

Representative assignments:
Director General of Corporate Services - Europe for Wincor Nixdorf 
Global CIO for one of the world's largest luxury groups
CFO for Fenwick-Linde France
General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer for Remy Cointreau UK 
CMO and HR Manager for Mars France
Board Advisor for Alcen Group

Alessandro Vergine

  • Alessandro Vergine 3Office: Dotto ReSearch - Italy
  • Location: Pordenone/Verona/Milan
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Alessandro Vergine joined Dotto ReSearch in 1992 and works as a Partner.

He has more than 20 years of executive search experience and has accomplished hundreds of search assignments for top level Executives and Managers in a wide range of sectors: Automotive, House Hold Home Appliances, HVACR, Industrial Machinery & Equipment, Food & Beverage, Consumer/Luxury Goods, Utilities, Packaging, Travel & Tourism, focusing on international/multinational accounts. He has worked for multinational corporations, family owned companies and Private Equity funds.

Prior to moving in the Executive Search, he worked as an Executive in the Hospitality Business.

Alessandro studied one year in the USA, received his University Degree in Contemporary Philosophy from the University of Trieste and his M.B.A. from the SDA L. Bocconi of Milan. His native language is Italian and he is fluent in English.

 

Carla Maria Battistelli

Carla Maria Battistelli

  • Office: Dotto ReSearch - Italy
  • Location: Pordenone/Verona/Milan
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Carla Maria Battistelli has worked with Dotto ReSearch since 2014.

She developed her professional experience for 12 years with the Electrolux Group Companies with increasing responsibilities at multinational level as Supply Chain Manager, Production Manager, and Division Director.
 
Then, for more than fifteen years, she worked as a Senior Consultant on Supply Chain and Operations, Change and Lean Management and Project Management. She belonged to the faculty of the Lean Experience Factory to train professionals to Lean Management and the Manufacturing 4.0.
 
Carla is a graduate in Civil Engineering at Padua University with an MBA at CUOA School of Management in Vicenza. She speaks English and French fluently.
 
 

Claudio Zuccolotto

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  • Office: Dotto Research - Italy
  • Location: Pordenone/Verona/Milan
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Claudio Zuccolotto works as a Partner.

Prior to moving in Dotto ReSearch in 2014, Claudio served as Managing Director for multinational companies after an experience as Senior Manager with Accenture’s Strategic Services. In these roles he managed projects of growth and turnaround in international environment within the industries of pharma, pharma-packaging, white goods and automotive.

Claudio earned a degree in Electronic Engineering at Padua University and an MBA at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago US. As native Italian he is fluent in German, English and has basic communication in French.

 

Giovanna Dotto

Giovanna Dotto

  • Office: Dotto ReSearch - Italy
  • Location: Pordenone/Verona/Milan
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Giovanna Dotto is the Managing Director, founder and owner of Dotto ReSearch.

After receiving a Degree in Social Science and an M.B.A., she initially worked as a Researcher at the International Institute of Sociology where she was published.

She has a proven management track record thanks to her long lasting experience within the Zanussi - Electrolux Group in Italy and significant expertise as Group Human Resources Development Manager.

In 1985, she founded Dotto ReSearch. Since then, hundreds of senior executives have been successfully placed across all economic sectors  - giving Dotto ReSearch a strong position in the market, thanks to an excellent know-how and widespread network of relationships. She has managed hundreds of C-Suite searches in sectors including manufacturing, finance/private equity, consumer goods and services.

 

Maurizio Pozzetti

Maurizio Pozzetti

  • Office: Dotto ReSearch - Italy
  • Location: Pordenone/Verona/Milan 
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Maurizio Pozzetti is a senior Search professional with more than 20 years of Executive Search.
 
He has a strong focus in the areas of Management, HR, Strategic Marketing, Business Development on the following sectors: Financial Services; Banks; Insurances; Energy, and Industrial Practices. 
 
Maurizio started his professional experiences in Sales and Marketing in IBM and in Amdhal. 
 
After being Vice President of Gemini Consulting, in January 1994 Maurizio joined an international executive search Network where he became Partner with responsibility for Financial Services and I.T. Practices. He dealt with recruitment and selection of Executives and Managers, in Italy and at worldwide level. In 2015, he joined Dotto ReSearch.
 
Maurizio is a graduate in Electronics Engineering with Management and Business Economics Specialization at Politecnico of Milan. He speaks English and French fluently.
 
 

Philipp Buis

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  • Office: Jauch Associates AG
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services , Healthcare , Industrial & Automotive, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, Logistics & Supply Chain, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Philipp Buis is a Partner at Jauch Associates AG.

He conducts senior level search assignments for publicly traded and privately held organisations in:

 

Industrial (Agribusiness, Automotive, Construction, Energy/Utilities, Engineering, Manufacturing)
Life Sciences (Biotech, Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Pharma/Biopharma, R&D, Scientific & Academia)
Professional Services (Accounting, General Management Consulting/Strategy, IT, M&A, Legal, Compliance) 

Executive Search Experience: 
1998 – 2001 Managing Consultant and Practice Leader (up to 15 Consultants) with P&L-responsibility; managing the company together with the owner of Atkinson Stuart, a premium Executive Search boutique
2001 – 2010 Co-Founder and Partner of the Swiss Practice of Ward Howell International Group, starting up and developing the Zurich office, Office Leader with full P&L-responsibility for the Swiss market, Board member and Delegate of the Chairman; representing the office at the Stanton Chase International network on a global scale; member of the global Best Practice & Benchmark committee

Since 2010 Partner at Jauch Associates AG, a leading international Executive Search boutique with office locations in Zurich, London and New York and more than 20 affiliated offices in the US, Europe and Asia. 
He has placed more than 170 senior executives and top specialists for large cap multinationals, international niche players and local companies.

Representative Assignments: Divisional CEO, Global Industrial/High-Tech companyEVP/Group Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Global Industrial/High-Tech companyGroup Head of Strategic Clinical Development, Global Biopharmaceutical companyCEO, Global Medical Devices companyPartner/Practice Leader, Global Strategy Consulting firm

Reto Jauch

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  • Office: Jauch Associates LTD
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Non Profit, Retail / Wholesale

ABOUT

Reto Jauch is Founding Partner of Jauch Associates. He conducts senior-level and specialist search assignments and advises business leaders on organization design and development in publicly traded and privately held organizations in the financial services industry, with a focus on Asset Management, Insurance, Pension Fund and other asset owning clients.

Reto has 20 years of strategic consulting experience and was Managing Director of A.T. Kearney Executive Search (ATKES) Europe. Prior to assuming this leadership role at ATKES, he was responsible for the firm’s Swiss Market, having started and developed a Search Practice for the firm in Zurich and Geneva. He originally started his consulting career at Robertson Associates AG, a Zurich based European Search Boutique.

Reto is Chairman of the City Swiss Club in London, a Council Member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, a Board Director of Techsoup, (San Francisco) and Chairman, Fundacja Techsoup (Warsaw).

Representative assignments:
CEO, London based Asset Manager (+100 bn $ Asset under Management) CEO, London/Zurich based Family OfficeCEO, Zurich based international Private Bank (+250 bn $ Assets under Management) CIO, Zurich/NY/London based Re-Insurance firmHead Global Markets & Asset Allocation, Zurich based Pension Fund (+40 bn CHF Assets under Management)

Reto Jauch

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  • Office: Jauch Associates AG
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Non Profit, Retail / Wholesale

ABOUT

Reto Jauch is Founding Partner of Jauch Associates. He conducts senior-level and specialist search assignments and advises business leaders on organization design and development in publicly traded and privately held organizations in the financial services industry, with a focus on Asset Management, Insurance, Pension Fund and other asset owning clients.

Reto has 20 years of strategic consulting experience and was Managing Director of A.T. Kearney Executive Search (ATKES) Europe. Prior to assuming this leadership role at ATKES, he was responsible for the firm’s Swiss Market, having started and developed a Search Practice for the firm in Zurich and Geneva. He originally started his consulting career at Robertson Associates AG, a Zurich based European Search Boutique.

Reto is Chairman of the City Swiss Club in London, a Council Member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce, a Board Director of Techsoup, (San Francisco) and Chairman, Fundacja Techsoup (Warsaw).

Representative assignments:
CEO, London based Asset Manager (+100 bn $ Asset under Management) CEO, London/Zurich based Family OfficeCEO, Zurich based international Private Bank (+250 bn $ Assets under Management) CIO, Zurich/NY/London based Re-Insurance firmHead Global Markets & Asset Allocation, Zurich based Pension Fund (+40 bn CHF Assets under Management)

Andrea Viehauser

  • andrea viehauser c936dc2bOffice: LAB & Company - Austria
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
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  • Fields: Financial Services, Government & Public Sector, Industrial & Automotive, Logistics & Supply Chain

ABOUT

Andrea Viehauser is Managing Partner of LAB & Company Austria since January 2014 focussing on Western Europe and CEE for financial services, industrial and logistics markets. Prior to this she was Managing Director at NP Neumann & Partners, a leading Austrian executive search company focussing on the DACH & CEE regions.

Over the last 16 years, Andrea has developed a solid and trustworthy relationship with her client base and has continually mentored her candidates throughout their professional career. She supports clients with executive search and management audits.

Andrea Viehauser speaks German and English. She holds a Master degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Representative assignments:
Board Member Sales/Marketing, International Life Insurance
Board Member Sales/Marketing Macedonia, International Insurance
Global Chief Digital Officer, Special Steel Production
Plant Manager, Traffic Technology Group
Managing Director Finance/Operations - Poland, Rail Forwarding
Managing Director Finance/Operations – Italy, Rail Cargo

Dominik Sonnberger

  • sonnberger300x300Office: LAB & Company - Austria
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
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  • Fields: Retail/Wholesale, Logistics & Supply Chain, Industrial & Automotive, Government & Public Sector

ABOUT

Dominik Sonnberger is Managing Partner of LAB & Company Austria since January 2014. Prior to joining LAB, he has gained extensive experience as Managing Director of Neumann Partners Austria, Slovakia, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria.

Prior to entering the executive search industry in 2006, he was responsible for the reorgani-zation and process development in a medium-sized industrial business in Upper Austria during a takeover by a private equity fund.

In recent years Dominik focused his consulting activities on executive search projects, predominantly in Austria and CEE with a focus on the retail and industrial sectors and management audits, assessments and succession planning strategies.

He has a degree in Economics and is fluent in German and English. He has worked as a university lecturer and in adult education for several years.

Representative assignments:
CEO Czech Republic, German based Retail Company
Head of Marketing Italy, German based Retail Company
Head of HR Macedonia, German based Automotive Company
Head of HR Hungary, Indian Automotive Company
GM Buying Group Czech Republic, German based Retail Company
Plant Manager Tunisia, German based Automotive Company

Veronika Kelsey

  • kelsey300x300Office: LAB & Company - Austria
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services , Consumer Goods, Industrial & Automotive, Retail / Wholesale, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Veronika Kelsey joined LAB & Company Austria GmbH as a Partner in January 2014, having previously worked as Client Director at NP Neumann & Partners.

She started her Executive Search career in 2000 in London where she worked with a number of well known search firms. In 2005, Ms Kelsey returned to her native Austria and widened her Search expertise in the German-speaking as well as the CEE/SEE markets.

Veronika has a wide range of sector experience but has in recent years focused on the Industry & Technology segments as well as the Professional Services sector, and has also been active on the Energy & Utilities side. In addition to partnering with her clients on international Executive Search assignments, she also works on Assessment and Management Audit projects.

Elke Vorholt

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  • Office: LAB & Company - Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Technology, Government & Public Sector

ABOUT

Elke Vorholt has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2002 right from the very start of LAB & Company. She has more than 20 years of experience in executive search with a particular emphasis on energy & utilities as well as the public sector. She supports domestic and European clients, e. g. energy producers, energy supplies, renewables and service provi-ders.

In her previous career, she was responsible for coordinating the European Energy & Utilities Research Practice at Heidrick & Struggles, based in Dusseldorf.

Elke speaks German, English and fair French. She holds a diploma (Diplom-Kauffrau) in Business Administration.

Representative assignments:
CEO, Regional Energy Infrastructure Company
CFO, Renewables Plant Manufacturer
Managing Director, Gas Storage Company
Managing Director, IT Service for Utilities
VP Trading, Energy Supplier
VP Power Generation, Leading Utility Company

Heike Mahrdt

 

  • mahrdt300x300Office: LAB & Company – Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Government & Public Sector, Industrial & Automotive, Logistics & Supply Chain, Professional Services

ABOUT

Heike Mahrdt has been a Principal at LAB & Company in Dusseldorf since 2015. Her broad career background, part of which was spent as an expatriate in North and South East Asia, serves her well for consulting a wide range of companies in areas such as energy & utilities, public sector, transport, logistics & infrastructure, process industries as well as consulting.

She started her professional career initially at international technological and trading companies, amongst others in fuel trading, before she moved into executive search and recruiting in national and international markets more than 13 years ago.

Heike speaks German, English and French.

Representative assignments:

Managing Director, Regional Utilities Group

Managing Director, Recycling and Waste Management Company

Head of Logistics & Supply Chain, Industrial Company

Area Manager, Public Transport Company

Vice President, Chemical Industry

Partner, International Consulting Company

Helen Senne

  • senne300x300Office: LAB & Company - Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Financial Services, Real Estate & Construction, Business & Professional Services, Logistics & Supply Chain

ABOUT

Helen joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in January 2013 and is a Partner at LAB & Company Group based in Dusseldorf. She has spent more than 25 years working for renowned executive search firms in Germany. In her former career she was a founding member of the Specialty Practice Group “Real Estate & Construction” for Heidrick & Struggles in Europe and was a Partner with Neumann and Signium International, focused on inter¬national Key Accounts in industry, B2B and financial services in the EMEA region. Her main sector expertise is in real estate & construction and financial services.

Helen has completed numerous top level assignments during her career for positions such as CEOs, General Managers, CFOs, COOs, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing Direc¬tors as well as searches for specialist roles in Facilities Management, Property Development, Asset Management, Investment, Acquisitions and Portfolio Management plus Engineering and Construction.

Born and educated in England, Helen obtained a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology and German before relocating to Germany in the 1980s. Helen is bi-lingual in English and German and speaks reasonable French.

Representative assignments:
CEO Germany, European Private Equity Real Estate Investor/Developer
CFO Europe, Listed Residential REIT
CEO Germany, Major International Real Estate Fund
Head of Leasing Europe, Listed Office REIT
CEO Europe, Global Equipment Finance & Leasing Group
Managing Director Finance, Global Engineering & Services Group

Klaus Aden

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  • Office: LAB & Company - Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Government & Public Sector, Associations

ABOUT

Klaus Aden has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2002. He has more than 20 years of experience as an executive search consultant and has been recognized for his achievements in the energy & utilities markets and for his expertise in the growing public sectors. His search experience covers mainly German speaking countries.

Klaus is one of the co-founders of LAB & Company, a member firm of Penrhyn International. Before becoming a Principal of Penrhyn, Klaus was Partner and Head of the European Energy & Utilities Practice as well as Leader of the German Industry Practice of Heidrick & Struggles, based in Dusseldorf.

Klaus speaks German and English. He holds a Diploma (Diplom-Volkswirt) and a Doctorate (Dr. rer. Pol) in Economics.

Representative assignments:
CEO Germany, Leading Dutch Utility Company
Managing Director Germany, US-based Electrical Motors Firm
Executive Board Member, Regional Utility Company
VP Procurement, Steel Industry
VP Finance & Accounting, Leading Utilities Group
President & Board Member, major Chemical Company

Lars Ollesch

  • ollesch300x300Office: LAB & Company - Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Government & Public Sector, Industrial & Automotive, Technology

ABOUT

Lars Ollesch joined LAB & Company Düsseldorf as a Principal in 2013. Lars has 23 years of career experience in the energy industry and considerable expertise in areas such as sales of gas, electricity and consulting services, procurement of plant manufacturing and engi¬neering as well as working as a project manager. Before joining LAB & Company Lars was Head of Sales at E.ON Ruhrgas, Essen.

His focus is on executive search, recruitment and management appraisals for the energy industry and for the public sector and its service providers.

Lars speaks German and English. He holds a diploma (Diplom-Ingenieur) in Physical Engi-neering and a second diploma (Beschaffungs-Betriebswirt) as a procurement business economist.

Representative assignments:
Managing Director, Local and Regional Utilities
Vice President Sales, Regional Utility Company
Managing Director, Energy Trading Company for Utilities
Managing Director, Public Start Up Company for renewable energies
Managing Director, Recycling and Disposal Company
Managing Director Sales and Marketing, Power and Gas Company

Tina Beckers

ABOUT

Tina Beckers has been with Penrhyn member LAB & Company in Düsseldorf since 2008. She initially joined the company as a research consultant and now serves as a principal focusing on the energy industry and the transport, logistics and infrastructure sectors.

Within these areas, she works in close cooperation with management and supervisory boards. She has sound experience in working within the start-up community and in remunicipalization projects. Prior to joining LAB & Company, Tina Beckers’ work involved supporting executive onboarding processes at a US chemicals group and developing strategic organizational development concepts in the field of HR in the USA.

Tina speaks German and English; she is a certified HR talent developer and holds a Master of Science in Organizational Development and HR. Additionally, she serves as speaker and conducts workshops, e. g. for industry associations.

Representative assignments:

Managing Director, start-up transport organization

Head of Transport Operations, major public transport company

Executive Board Member, major public transport company

Managing Director Public Transport, major public utility group

VP HR, major public transport company

Management Board, regional utility group

Head of Railway and Railway Operator, regional railway company

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Andrea Schulze-Moews

  • schulze moews300x300Office: LAB & Company - Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Professional Services, Life Sciences, Technology & Telecommunications

ABOUT

Dr. Andrea Schulze-Moews has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2010 and started working with LAB & Company Munich in 2008. She has more than 15 years of experience in executive search with a particular emphasis on the Healthcare Industry. Her areas of focus include the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries.

Before commencing her executive search career, she gained research experience in con-ducting international projects and various academic and diplomatic tasks.

Andrea studied Modern History at the University of Hamburg and holds a PhD in Philosophy. In addition to fluent German, she speaks English and Spanish.

Representative assignments:
Managing Director Europe, American Medical Device Company
Head of R&D, Medical Device Company, Biotechnology Company
Head of Clinical Competence Centre Oncology, Global Player Healthcare Industry
Global Medical Manager, Research-based Pharmaceutical Company

Professional Services, Life Sciences, Technology & Telecommunications

Frank Beyer

  • beyer300x300Office: LAB & Company - Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunications, Industrial & Automotive, Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Financial Services

ABOUT

Frank Beyer has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2002. He has more than 25 years of experience in executive search and is recognized for his achievements in industry, renewable energies, technology, insurance companies and the public sector. His search experience covers primarily German speaking countries as well as international searches in the US and China. Frank Beyer is a co-founder of LAB & Company.

Before becoming a Principal at Penrhyn, Frank was Managing Director Europe of a UK based search firm and spent eight years with Kienbaum Executive Consultants as Partner and Head of the Munich office. Before entering the executive search world, Frank was a general staff officer in the German Air Force.

Frank speaks German, English, fair French and Spanish. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the German Armed Forces in Munich.

Representative assignments:
CEO, Health Insurance Sector
CMO, Health Insurance Company
CHO, International Solar Company
CEO, Major Economic Development Association

Jessica Volkwein

  • volkwein300x300Office: LAB & Company - Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Industrial & Automotive, Energy, Utilities & Renewables

ABOUT

Jessica Volkwein joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in 2012. She specializes in Industry & Technology, with a main focus on the Automotive Sector, Mechanical and Plant Engineering as well as Energy and Utilities.
Jessica has been a Principal and Member of the Management Board of LAB & Company since 2012. She started her career in HR consulting working with our founding partner and current non-executive Director Peter Lachner. Before returning to LAB & Company she gained experience as an HR consultant for leading international Executive Search companies for 16 years, with a focus on recruitment of managers and top-level experts in international family owned businesses.
Jessica holds a degree in European Business Administration and is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
CIO, International Automotive Supplier
Vice President Operations Europe, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier
Chief Sales Officer, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier
Vice President, Mechatronic Competence Center
Executive Vice President, E-Mobility

Johanna Voorwold

  • voorwold300x300Office: LAB & Company - Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Financial Services

ABOUT

Johanna specializes in executive search for tax, accountancy/auditing, legal, corporate finance, M&A, controlling and risk management functions for Professional Services Providers and CFO/CFO-related positions across various industries.

She joined LAB & Company in 2014 and has more than 8 years previous experience as a consultant with an international executive search firm specialized in Professional and Financial Services.

Johanna holds a degree in Psychology. She is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
Senior Manager Transaction Advisory, Leading professional services provider (Big4)
Manager Transfer Pricing, Leading professional services provider (Big4)
Director Corporate Legal, Leading law consultancy
Head of Compliance, Leading Bank
Principal Risk Management Insurance, Global leading strategy consultancy

Linda Becker

  • becker300x300Office: LAB & Company – Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunication, Industrial & Automotive, Consumer, Retail & Luxury Goods

ABOUT

Linda Becker is Managing Partner at LAB since April 2016.

She is renowned for supporting family-owned companies, consulting on succession planning for large and medium enterprises, the recruitment of board advisory positions, board members as well as senior vice presidents across all sectors and functions.

In addition, she is often involved in the recruitment of key positions arising due to the digita­lization of the industry and the economy – for example Senior Vice President Digitization Business Processes, Senior Vice President Strategic Projects Digital Innovation, Chief Digital Officer, amongst others.

Linda has extensive experience in executive coaching, consulting of shareholders in organizational changes as well as in performance and potential reviews of executives. Further­more she holds comprehensive qualifications in NLP, Kinesiology and as a systemic coach.

Besides speaking German, Linda Becker is fluent in English and Dutch.

Representative assignments:

Advisory Board Members, Familiy Enterprise as well as large and medium enterprise

Members of the Executive Board, Digital Transformation, Technology

Managing Directors, Financial Services, Production & Service

Division Managers, Private Equity, Retail & FMCG

Coaching, Management Appraisal

Succession Planning

Marcel Derakhchan

  • derakchan300x300Office: LAB & Company – Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Marcel Ramin Derakhchan has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2007. Marcel has been an executive search consultant since 1999 and has a sound background in Business & Professional services and Technology as well as in operational excellence functions. His search experience covers Europe.

Marcel Derakhchan is one of the longest serving members of the LAB & Company team and has been with LAB & Company since 2002. He is responsible for the Business & Professional Services Practice and is a member of the Technology Practice. Marcel is primarily focused on first and second level assignments in the strategy, management and technology consulting arena. He has conducted a variety of assignments for clients in the Information, Communica­tion and Software Industry as well as in the High Tech sector. Furthermore, he has outstan­ding pan-European expertise in operational excellence. Prior to his executive search career he was a management consultant within Accenture.

Marcel speaks German, English and Spanish and holds a Diploma in Business Admini­stration.

Representative assignments:

Senior Vice President System integration, Global Leading IT Provider

Senior Vice President Consulting, Global Leading IT Provider

Partner Restructuring Practice, Global Leading Strategy Consulting Firm

Senior Vice President Digital Factory, European IT Champion

Member of the Board, Leading Operational Excellence Consultancy

 

Michael Sorokin

  • sorokin300x300Office: LAB & Company - Munich
  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Industrial & Automotive

ABOUT

Michael Sorokin joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in 2012. His key areas of expertise are senior level recruitments including C- and Partner level positions for global players in the Manufacturing Industry and Technology Segment as well as Private Equity and Venture Capital related portfolio companies.

Michael has been a Partner with LAB & Company since 2012 and has spent more than 30 years in the recruiting industry, holding positions of Managing Director and Practice Head at international Executive Search firms.

His main expertise is in HR and Leadership Services, e. g. HR Development, HR Transfor-mation, Strategic Leadership Reviews, Global Talent Management and On-Boarding.
Michael holds a degree in Psychology.

He is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
Managing Director, International Engineering Enterprise
CEO Fixed Network Division, European Telecoms Market Leader
CHRO, Industrial Services Firm
President, Europe Foundry Services (Asian-based Market Leader)
Director HR Europe, US-based Market Leader in Semiconductor Equipment
CEO Fuelcell-Technology, VC-portfolio Company
President Central/ Eastern Europe, US-based Electronics Distribution Firm