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TheXecutives - Vienna

Veronika Kelsey

veronika kelsey

  • Office: TheXecutives
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
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  • Fields: Consumer, Retail & Luxury, Industry& Automotive and Technology

The Austrian national began her executive search career in London in 2000, where she learned the business at leading international consultancy firms. She returned to Austria in 2005, built her expertise in the German-speaking and CEE/SEE markets and worked at Neumann & Partners for a number of years.

In 2014 Veronika was a founding partner of LAB & Company Austria GmbH. In 2017 the company started to operate under ‘TheXecutives’ with a geographical focus on Austria, CEE/SEE and Russia.

In recent years Veronika focused on the retail & FMCG sectors and also advises clients in the technology- and telecommunications sector. She is furthermore active in the transaction & payment services industry as well as the retail technology segment. In addition to national and international executive searches Veronika also conducts market studies for her clients and advises on talent identification programs.

Veronika graduated from the University of Bath with a degree in European Studies and Modern Languages and speaks English, German and French.

Representative Assignments:

  • Head of Strategic Marketing Hungary, International Food Retailer
  • Head of Purchasing Italy, International Food Retailer
  • CIO, Global Brewery Business
  • Brand Manager, Dairy Business
  • Head of EMEA Operations, Technology Group
  • Account Manager, IT Solutions Provider
  • Market Study European Food Retail

Dominik Sonnberger

Dominik Sonnberger

  • Office: TheXecutives
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
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  • Fields: Consumer, Retail &Luxury, Industry & Automotive and Logistics

Prior to entering the executive search industry in 2006, Dominik was responsible for the reorganisation of a medium sized industrial company during the takeover by a private equity fund.

Having worked as Managing Director within Neumann Group for more than 5 years, with responsibility for Austria, Slovakia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania, he was a founding partner of LAB & Company Austria, establishing the business in 2014. Since 2017 the company has been operating under ‘TheXecutives’ with a strong geographical focus on Austria, CEE/SEE and Russia.

Over the past ten years Dominik focused on multinational senior-level searches within the retail and industrial sectors, with a specialisation on full-range and discount chains and automotive suppliers. In addition he consults within the FMCG and infrastructure industries. Management Appraisals and succession planning complete his portfolio

Dominik holds a degree in economics and studied in Austria, Czech Republic and Thailand.

Representative Assignments:

  • CEO Czech Republic, International Food Retailer
  • CEO Buying Group Czech Republic, International Food Retailer
  • Head of Strategic Marketing Italy, International Food Retailer
  • Head of HR Austria, International Food Retailer
  • HR Director Hungary, International Tire Manufacturer
  • HR Director Macedonia, International Automotive Supplier
  • Management Appraisals Board, Austrian Railway

Contact TheXecutives - Vienna

ABOUT THEXECUTIVES

TheXecutives stand for delivering excellence, quality and speed in executive search, talent recruitment and human capital matters. We pool our resources to attract and assess:
• the key executive of today
• the strategic talent of the future


and advise
• on the alignment between corporate strategy and the individual’s values


The joint story of TheXecutives’ team has strong historic links with the Neumann brand. After several successful years with a focus on Russia and CIS, we recently joined forces with LAB Group, strengthening our Vienna office and substantially increasing our capabilities on the German market with group offices in Düsseldorf and Munich.


TheXecutives understand professional challenges and are able to bridge cultural gaps. Strongly combining both local presence and an international helicopter view, we are the ultimate cross-border advisors. With our consultants, deeply-rooted in both developed and emerging European markets, we service our partners with a particular business focus on Austria, Central Europe, Russia & CIS and Southeastern Europe.

dominik.sonnberger@thexecutives.com
Tel: +43 (664)8316569
Rockhgasse 6/9
Vienna AT-1010