Penrhyn International

LAB & Company - Dusseldorf

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

 

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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

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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

Johanna Horn

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Location: Dusseldorf, Germany

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Fields: Industrial, FMCG & Retail, Real Estate & Construction

Johanna joined LAB & Company in 2017. Prior to that she worked for almost 17 years as a consultant in Executive Search with Delta Management Consultants in Germany and internationally as part of the Amrop Group.

Her fields of expertise lie mainly in the industrial environment with focus on mechanical and electrical engineering, building products and materials, process industries such as chemical, plastics, glass, rubber as well as medical devices, but she has also profound experience with searches in the FMCG environment.

Johanna speaks German, English and French.

Representative Assignments:
CEO of a medium-sized market leader in Mechanical Engineering
SVP Operations for a world-wide operating industrial group in Medical Devices
CFO Europe for an industrial group
VP Market Development for a speciality chemical company
Plant Director for a leading moulded glass manufacturer
Country Manager Germany for an Irish FMCG Brand

Klaus Aden

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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

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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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Contact LAB & Company - Dusseldorf

LAB & Company finds, assesses and coaches nationally and internationally active managers from virtually all key market segments. In the German-speaking world, we are amongst the top 15 leading recruitment companies.

Our clients include companies of all sizes, from market-listed corporate groups to medium-sized companies and family businesses through to public companies, associations and non-profit organisations.

For many years now LAB & Company has been a part of the global Penrhyn recruitment network, a worldwide partnership of independent recruitment companies. We work closely with our Penrhyn partners in all of the world’s key economic centres to offer our customers a high-quality consultancy service at international level.

Steinstrasse 4 D-40212 
+49 211 159799-0 
dusseldorf@penrhyn.com
http://www.labcompany.net/