LAB & Company - Munich

Andrea Schulze Moews 2

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

Dr Andrea Schulze-Moews, Partner, has been with LAB & Company in Munich since 2008. After working on international projects with academic and diplomatic institutions from 1994 to 1999, she began her career as a human resources consultant at a renowned executive search company in 2000.

In the Life Sciences/Healthcare Industry Practice, Dr Schulze-Moews primarily advises medical technology and biotechnology companies seeking to fill management positions. Here, her focus is on medical and research roles and increasingly on strategic roles in the industry's future-orientated fields such as telemedicine, digital health, and health services & solutions. She also assembles entire teams of specialists to work on innovations.

As a member of the Professional Services Practice, Dr Schulze-Moews advises strategy and management consultancies hiring experienced personnel in the areas of operations, lean, SCM, IoT, digital factory, big data, data sciences, etc.

Thanks to her work at the intersection of both focus areas, she has an excellent network in life sciences/healthcare consulting.

Dr Schulze-Moews is also a DBVC-certified coach in personal development and mindfulness in management.

She is interested in working with people in all their different facets and in languages and literature. She has a special passion for horses and dogs.

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

Frank Beyer 2

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

Frank Beyer is the "B" of LAB & Company - co-founder and managing partner since 2002 in Munich. Frank Beyer has been managing director and partner of important international consultancies for more than 25 years.

With his rather generalist know-how, his consulting focuses on the industry, technology and energy sectors - in particular, in the technical disciplines, including renewable energies. In recent years, he has built up further expertise in financial services.

Frank Beyer is a certified business coach according to the guidelines of the DBVC e.V. (German Coaching Association). This competence, coupled with many years of recruiting experience, make him a valued partner in questions of corporate succession in medium-sized companies. 

He represents the LAB group as Vice-Chairman in  Penrhyn International; his multilingual skills and interest in other cultures help him here.

He is also the head of LAB Management GmbH, which provides central services for the LAB Group. Frank Beyer is married and has three adult children with whom he enjoys motorcycle tours in his spare time.

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

Jessica Volkwein 2

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

Jessica Volkwein joined the Munich office of LAB & Company as principal in 2012. She has been a partner since 2015 and Managing Partner since 2019.

She learned about the personnel consulting business from scratch with our founding partner Peter Lachner. Before returning to LAB & Company, she worked for 18 years as a personnel consultant at two other leading international executive search firms.

Jessica Volkwein specialises in the industrial sector, primarily, and in the automotive sector for more than 20 years. Her focus has been on filling management positions in the operational and technology environment of internationally operating and large family-owned companies. Her success is characterised by many years of cooperation and her personal assumption of responsibility for each individual project. In selecting the best managers and executives, she pays particular attention to the "cultural fit". Her clients particularly appreciate her ability to assess a candidate's classical competencies and personality.

In recent years, Jessica Volkwein has been intensively involved with the topic of electric mobility and has built up a thorough network and know-how in this field as well. Since 2017, she has also been Head of Practice Group Automotive within our international Penrhyn network. In addition to her many years of automotive expertise, she also has extensive project experience in the field of renewable energies (wind-onshore/offshore industry) and fossil energy generation.

She is married, has a daughter, is often outdoors with her golden retriever and her family, and enjoys sports.

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

Klaus Weichardt 2

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Klaus Weichardt has been a partner at LAB & Company in Munich since July 2017.

For over 15 years, Klaus Weichardt has been active in filling executive board and management positions, as well as divisional management functions. Before joining LAB, the economist graduate first worked in one of the five largest global personnel consultancies, for which he implemented numerous cross-border projects. He then worked for many years at BCI Sendele, one of the most renowned executive search boutiques in the German-speaking world.

Klaus Weichardt has unique experience in advising industrial companies, especially in mechanical and plant engineering, in the automotive supply industry and in the field of durable consumer goods. For these companies, which are mainly medium-sized enterprises, he specializes in filling positions in the areas of general management, operations, human resources and finance.

The native Rhinelander is married, has two children and is an enthusiastic footballer, skier and drummer.

Representative assignments:

COO, International Automotive Supplier

Executive Vice President Europe, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier 

Executive Vice President Purchasing, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier

Executive Vice President Manufacturing/COO, Global Mechanical Engineering Company

CEO, Family owned Engineering Company

Vanessa Wick 2

Vanessa Wick has been working for LAB & Company in Munich as a senior consultant in the areas of business & professional services, financial services and industry since 2017. She is data protection and information security coordinator at the Munich branch.

The business psychologist has seven years of experience as a consultant and focuses on a solid framework of trust and values in working with candidates and clients. In doing so, open communication, respectful interaction and commitment form the basis for successful and long-term cooperation.

Before joining LAB & Company, she worked for an international executive search boutique and a human resources management consultancy. She specialises in filling first and second level management positions and experts with relevant specialisations in areas such as tax, law, auditing, corporate finance, corporate governance, compliance, data protection and IT security, digitisation, fraud investigation and IT forensics as part of the investigation of white-collar crime, as well as cross-functional management and key positions for medium-sized companies in technical industries.

She is the main contact person at the Munich branch in matters concerning data protection (GDPR/FDPA), information security (ISO 27001) and quality management (ISO 9001). Together with her colleagues in Dusseldorf, she develops new concepts, concrete measures and fundamental solutions for the continuous optimisation of internal processes.

In her spare time, she likes to travel to lesser-known regions of the five continents, exploring remote diving areas or chasing the wind while kite-surfing. At home, she likes spending time cooking, doing yoga or Pilates or planning her next trip. She values flora and fauna and is committed to the conservation and protection of oceans and reefs.

Representative Assignments:
Senior Manager Compliance & Forensic
Senior Manager ICT Compliance
Senior Manager Scale up Accounting
Head of Financial Planning and Analysis

Contact LAB & Company - Munich

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.

Waldschulstr. 61, 81827 Munich
+49 89 4570978-0