LAB & Company - Dusseldorf

Boris Lenz

  • Office: LAB & Company – Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Financial Services, Energy, Government & Public Sector

ABOUT

Boris is a Principal. He joined Penrhyn International and LAB & Company in Dusseldorf in 2020. He is focused on mandates for Financial Services, Energy, Public Sector and Government. Before he started working with LAB & Company, he was Business Manager in a national and international human resources consultancy. His focus was on management positions in Finance in various economic sectors. His customers were predominantly in Trading, Production, Services, Automotive and Financial Services.

In addition, his career background includes several years spent in the financial services sector, where he worked for an M&A management consulting firm, a bank and an international leasing company.

Boris speaks German and English and has a Diploma (Diplom-Kaufmann) in Economics.

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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

Frederic Stein

  • Office: LAB & Company – Dusseldorf
  • Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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  • Fields: Real Estate & Construction, Financial Services, Corporate Real Estate Management, Interim Management

ABOUT

Frederic joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in January 2020 and is a Partner at LAB & Company Group based in Dusseldorf. He has profound experience in the completion of Executive Search mandates as well as important strategic specialist roles within Germany.

In his former career he spent 10 years as a member of the German Board at Cobalt Recruitment – an Executive Search Company specialized within Real Estate & Construction. He successfully drove the growth in the German market. Furthermore, he has a broad network to experienced Interim Management candidates.

Frederic has completed numerous assignments during his career for positions such as Managing Directors, Head of Branch, General Managers, CFOs, COOs as well as searches for specialist roles in Investment, Development, Fund and Asset Management, Portfolio Management and Technical Project Management within Engineering and Construction.

Frederic studied International Business with stays abroad in London, Spain & Argentina and holds a Diploma (Diplom-Kaufmann) in Business Administration. He speaks German, English and Spanish.

Representative assignments:

CFO Germany, European Investor

Managing Director Development, European Investor

Head of Development, German Family Office

Head of Asset Management, European Shopping Center Investor

Head of Construction, German General Contractor

Regional Director, German Residential Company

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  • Office: 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

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  • Office: LAB & Company - Dusseldorf
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Heike has over 15 years of professional experience in the energy industry. As an attorney for energy and antitrust law at an international law firm, she initially supported many energy suppliers in realigning themselves to the liberalisation of the energy markets, particularly with regard to regulatory issues. She subsequently held various management positions at RheinEnergie AG in Cologne.

Before joining LAB & Company, Heike Schoon-Pernkopf headed the representation of SMEs at the Federal Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) in Berlin, where she represented the interests of medium-sized energy and water companies for seven years. Thanks to her experience and perspectives, Heike Schoon-Pernkopf is an expert on the ever-changing energy and municipal industry. She knows how to transform the challenges that companies are facing, particularly the increasing complexity within the energy industry, into requirement profiles for management personnel.

Her consulting style is characterised by intuition, the necessary tact and, at the same time, open communication. She maintains a long-standing, trusting network with many decision-makers in the industry and is experienced in working with committees.

Heike Schoon-Pernkopf likes to spend her free time doing sports and socializing with family and friends in the mountains or at her old home, by the North Sea.

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  • Office: 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

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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

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.

LAB & Company Düsseldorf GmbH
KÖ-Höfe, Königsallee 60F
40212 Düsseldorf

+49 211 159799-0 

dusseldorf@penrhyn.com
http://www.labcompany.net/