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With more than 300 years of combined executive search and consulting experience our consultants have the knowledge and insight you are looking for.

We team up locally and globally to match your expectations for specific industry knowledge or desire to have a multimarket search involving several countries.

With an international footprint we have industry specific practice groups and consultants with deep understanding of your specific need, target and market trends.

Our Academy secures one quality assurance across borders.

We strive to be trusted advisor for our clients by providing insight and knowledge to enhance their decision making and business performance. Trust is earned - and we have listened to clients by involving them even more in the findings and processes of ongoing projects. Giving organizational advice and match-making challenges with other clients we provide a better balance of partnership with clients.

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  • Lysholt Allé 10, 7100 Vejle (HQ)
  • Lindvedvej 75, 5260 Odense S
  • Borupvang 3, 2750 Ballerup (Copenhagen)

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +45 2623 1560   |      taa@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2013 Torben has been working with Headhunting primarily in Denmark, Germany and Sweden. He has a great experience to manage business culture challenges from his eighth years working in Germany. His original background is in Management positions at different Financial Institutions. He has a strong network within the Wind Industry, Finance, Venture Capital and Private Equity and Transport Industry.

He has experience with Executive Search “cross-border” within Management, Sales and Specialist positions and mentoring. In many years he has been training Management Team and HR-Managers to use Test and Assessment Tools.

Education:

Copenhagen Business School:

HD Organization and Management

HD Finance and Credit

Leisure:

Football, golfing and winter bathing

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Contact Information:

  +45 2288 1661   |      mfb@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2007 Mikkel has been working with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Over the years his network and many solved assignments has led to a strong executive experience within FMCG, Engineering, Energy, Industrial and Financial industries. He has a history as CEO, Sales Director and HR Manager and he has a very thoroughly understanding of the business agenda and organizational development often needed in executive search and consulting.

He has experience with Executive search, M/A, turn-arounds, talent aqusitions, coaching, mentoring, board governance, P/L responsible as CEO for +100 employees. Mikkel has worked in 18 countries and lived in 5 different countries.

Education:

Board Governance, INSEAD

MBA, Coventry University

Leisure:

Running

  Click here to connect with Mikkel on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +45 3122 5925   |      jh@birn-partners.com

 

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Jan is an executive with international experience and success with general management and strategic development from companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Apple plus a number of small medium size Danish IT-companies.
He has documented results with business development, management of global organizational change, leadership development, operations, sales and marketing.
He is recognized as a visionary strategist and decision maker, who excels in defining and prioritizing business objectives to maximize results.

This experience provides a solid foundation for Jan when supporting his clients’ needs within assessment, search, recruiting and on-boarding.

Education:

Masters Economics, University of Copenhagen

Masters Military Studies, American Military University

Bachelor Informatics and Management Accounting, Copenhagen Business School

Leisure:

Reading, hiking.

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Contact Information:

  + 45 3152 1437   |      slm@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2000 Susanne has been working with leadership development, recruitment/onboarding, career and talent development in both public and private companies.

She has attained extensive experience with strategy execution, transformation management, business development and HR through key positions (e.g. HR Director) in different industries; utility/energy, fashion, facility service, health care and public sector organizations.

Susanne has international experience from key jobs within HR and has worked intensively with diversity, culture and performance. She is heading our work within Assessment and Development.

Education:

Cand.Polit, Copenhagen University

Master of Organizational Psychology, Roskilde University

Executive coach, the Coaching Company

Leisure:

Sailing and Golfing

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Contact Information:

  +45 4079 6655   |      kt@birn-partners.com

 

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Kim is a dedicated headhunter and business consultant, and has been active in this industry since 2008. With great insight, and experience in various industries, he offers services within the fields of company boards, advisory boards, C-titles, turn-arounds, specialists, building international organizations, sales, marketing, production, engineering, construction, advertising, and FMCG. Clients range from family/private companies to internationally listed companies.

He has his experience from many years of international C-level titles in manufacturing, B2B, FMCG, and more.

Education:

MBA study, Henley University

Leisure:

Sailing, fishing, hunting, diving

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Contact Information:

  +45 2140 0202   |      bb@birn-partners.com

 

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She has since 2007 worked with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Over the years her network and many solved assignments has led to a strong executive experience within Telco, IT, Retail (online and offline) Engineering, Consumer Electronics, Consulting and Financial industries. She has a history before entering this business as Sales and Marketing Director, Customer Care Director, Food & Beverage Manager and Board Director. She has developed and launched several new business areas in the IT and Telco sector. Her experience proves very adequate for understanding the business agenda and organizational development often needed in executive search and consulting.

She has experience with Executive search, turn-arounds, talent acquisitions, coaching, mentoring, board governance, P/L responsible as Sales and Marketing Director for +300 employees, worked in different global environments.

Education:

Grad.Dip, BSC, Supply Chain Management, Copenhagen Business School

BA, International Marketing, Copenhagen Business College

BA, Organization and Leadership, Copenhagen Business College

Hotel Management, Westin Hotels

Leisure:

Mountain biking

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Contact Information:

  +45 4025 1309   |      ce@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2008 Claus has worked with networking groups on c-levels providing networking-groups that create relationships and sharing knowledge on a professional and international level. He has a strong commercial background with more than 25 years’ experience in various positions within sales & HR in industries such as Maintenance and professional networking. His experience is obtained in Denmark and abroad.

He has good experience with professional Networking and HR Management and has a superb network on both c-level and levels below, with direct access to business executives from all over the world

His strong track record shows that the tools gathered over the years, combined with good personal skills provides a solid platform for understanding the main challenges and on-going changes that many industries are facing.

Education:

Commercial Business Diploma

Sales management and HR management NCH Cooperation

Leisure:

Sailing, other water activities and volunteer lifeboat boatmaster

  Click here to connect with Claus on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +45 3072 1372   |      kse@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 1991 Karin has been working with HR Business support, search, onboarding, assessment, organizational and personnel development. Her many years in Human Resources has led to a strong experience with a wide variety of HR areas, acting in  organizations as HR Business driver and support.
She has a history as HR consultant entrepreneur, career Advisory/mentor, Head of Payroll & Benefit, Head of international HR & internal communication.

She has worked with Lighting design industry, Insurance companies, Sales organizations, Rescue company, Law firms, State police, Car industry etc.

Karin is very dedicated and target focused to support the organization with relevant HR tools from a business point of view.

Education:

Master of communication, CPH University

Leisure:

Winter bathing, hiking and running

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Contact Information:

  +45 3036 2335   |      rm@birn-partners.com

 

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Rikke is a dedicated HR professional, who has been working within the HR field since 2005 on both a national as well as an international level.

Being an HR generalist Rikke masters the whole HR palette from management, recruitment, legislation and collective agreements, leadership development and training, HR development, HR strategies, talent-, performance- and succession management, creating and implementing effective HR processes to executive coaching and communication.

During her career Rikke has accumulated great insight into the cross field between business, leadership and HR and has obtained extensive experience working in matrix environments across borders and with stakeholder management.

Rikke has worked as HR Manager within different industries such as online, technology and refrigeration. Besides working as HR Manager Rikke has also assumed the duties of Business Practice Officer (BPO) and worked intensively with ethics and business practices.

Education:

Academy Graduate in Management and HR

Higher Commercial Diploma

Leisure:

Reading non-fiction books and biographies, cultural experiences (lectures, theater etc.) and backgammon.

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Contact Information:

  +45 4223 4957   |      fk@birn-partners.com

 

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Felix works as a researcher and business support to the daily business of Birn + Partners. He is 24 years old and currently studying for his Master’s Degree MSc (cand.merc.) in International Marketing and Management (IMM) at Copenhagen Business School. Combined with his academic background in project management he has a solid understanding of management on different scales, as well as an interest in expanding his knowledge further within management in practice.

He is a people person that thrives when working in teams both internationally and locally and always has a sharp focus on solving the problem at hand.

Through volunteer work and previous positions, he has at a young age gained professional experience with both marketing and management, which functions as a foundation for his constant learning.

Education:

BSc in Business Administration and Project Management

Currently studying MSc (cand.merc.) in International Marketing and Management (IMM)

Leisure:

Football, running and gaming

Futhermore he likes to travel and meet new people

  Click here to connect with Felix on LinkedIn

Contact Information:

  +45 9310 1733   |      pmb@birn-partners.com

 

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Pernille has been working within the HR field since 2006.

She has a wide field of experience ranging from onboarding, recruiting, training, coaching, work environment, communication, performance management to organizational development.

Pernille has previously been working as a consultant within different industries such as the pharmaceutical industry and the public sector.

Working as a HR Business Partner, Pernille is very goal oriented and driven to support the organization. 

Education:

Master in International Business Communication from the University of Southern Denmark.

Leisure:

Long-distance running, reading, traveling and experiencing new cultures

  Click here to connect with Pernille on LinkedIn

  • Grundingen 6 - Aker Brygge, 0250 Oslo

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +47 9060 1011   |      os@birn-partners.com

 

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Oddny is an experienced senior management consultant, helping private and public companies in different industries doing organizational development and change for better business results. Before 2005 she was employed by international IT companies like IBM, Oracle, Siebel and SAS Institute, responsible for large account software solution sales and systems engineering. Management skills from large global matrix organizations to local startups in positions like COO, Sales Director and Sales Manager, HR Director and HR Manager.

Oddny offers services within the fields of management for hire, project management, change management, organizational design, restructuring and development, M/A and business transfers, downsizing and outplacement processes, organizational and people integration processes, leadership development and mentoring, career advisory, operational and strategic HR including recruitment/onboarding and talent development, HR optimization and transformation, sales and customer management.

Education:

Cand.Mag. from NTNU Trondheim with two middle degrees respectively in pedagogy (specializing in counseling) and in economics, together with science and computer science topics.

Business Administration degree, from BI Oslo.

Erickson Professional Coach, International Coach Federation accredited education program.

Leisure:

Hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, travelling

  Click here to connect with Oddny on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +47 480 75 780   |      llu@birn-partners.com

 

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Line is an experienced communication and HR specialist. She was the founder and Managing Partner of Flying Pigs Consulting in Norway, and her company soon positioned itself as an innovator and market leader for brand-related concepts.  She has always had a passion for building strong brands with a clear purpose, and she was amongst the first in Norway to introduce Personal Branding, Live the Brand and Employer Branding.

Line’s experience is derived from her various roles as COO, board member, trainer, coach, lecturer and trusted advisor. She has worked in- and for several industries; banking and finance, oil and gas, tech, retail, airline and management consulting  –  for both Norwegian and international companies.

Line has also been a mentor, coaching top level managers through both personal- and work-related change processes, and she has acted as the mental trainer for two professional athletic associations.
Line is the co-author of two books; ”the Innovation book” and ”#Thinksmart”, both published in Norway.

Education:

MA, Master Degree, Business and Organizational Communication, Emerson College, Boston

BA, Bachelor Degree, Marketing – Markedsøkonom, NMH – Norges Markedshøyskole, Oslo

NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Trainer Specialist, McKenna Institute, London

Leisure:

Work-out, literature and travel

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Contact Information:

  +47 915 87 668   |      itl@birn-partners.com

 

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Ivar is Managing Director/Partner in Norway, and has been in the search & selection business since 2012.

He has held positions as CEO, President, Chairman of the Board and many other top executive positions in Norwegian and international companies since 1988. His experience from top management spans from telecommunications and IT, via chemical industries and ingredients, to construction and manufacturing businesses. He has operational experience from most parts of Europe, as well as from North- and South America, China and Japan.

Ivar acts as advisor for board of directors and top management; and also provides career advisory services to individual executives and managers.

Education:

Ivar holds a Master of Science degree from NTNU, Trondheim; and a Business Administration degree from BI, Oslo.

Leisure:

Skiing (downhill and cross-country), bicycling, travel

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Contact Information:

  +47 917 51 360   |      kij@birn-partners.com

 

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Kjell is Partner in Norway and Managing Director – Expansion Markets. He is a recruiting executive for Norwegian and international clients within most industries, having experience in Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial & entrepreneurial, Engineering, FMCG, and Financial industries.

Kjell has been a partner and consultant in the HR and executive search community for more than 12 years. Most of his career he has been working for major multinational companies such as The Shell Group of Companies, Exxon and Honeywell having held senior executive positions both on national and international levels. He also has experience from The Royal Norwegian Defence organisation.

Kjell has board experience as chairman and board representative of several Shell subsidiaries.

Mr. Johnsen is a certified user of CEB team and individual assessment and development tools.

Education:

Kjell holds a Masters degree in Engineering with operations research from University of Sussex in England.

Leisure:

Skiing, trekking, travel

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Contact Information:

  +47 993 53 825   |      ks@birn-partners.com

 

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Knut has been Director and Managing Director within finance, accounting, dept recovery and IT.

Furthermore he has experience as Sales Manager with European coordination responsibility at Blue Chip IT Company. For 10 years he worked internationally with worldwide ship broking and contractual negotiations as shipbroker and charterer.

Knut has 16 years experience as an Associated and Partner of leading Norwegian and International Executive Search and Consultancy companies, specializing in Executive Search, Selection of Management, Human Resource, Management for Hire and Board & Management Advisory.

Knut has also been elected as Board Member and Member of corporate management team within IT – Finance and Insurance – Dept recovery and claims – Publishing house – Entrepreneur – Design Corp and Airline.

Education:

Studies in Management, Economics and Business Administration, Law, Military Officer Academy, Organization Psychology and Human Resource Analysis Psychometric Instruments.

Leisure:

Golf, hunting, literature and historical site

  Click here to connect with Knut on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +47 951 82 736   |      ils@birn-partners.com

 

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Ingunn has held managing positions such as Sales Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing in international companies, e.g. Hydro, Yara Praxair and Lantmännen Cerealia.

She has extensive experience from sales, marketing and brand management. She has worked with market and product development in the food industry with focus on new concepts and solutions for the fish/seafood industry, the baking/grain industry and FMCG. She has received Yara Industrial Innovation Runner Up price for one of the patents acquired.

In addition to leadership through coaching and developing teams, Ingunn has worked with Executive Search in the last two years.

Education:

Environment – and Akva Engineer at Bergen University College, Faculty of Engineering

Business Economics studies from the Norwegian School of Management.

Leisure:

Running, literature and hiking

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Contact Information:

  +47 913 39 806   |      sr@birn-partners.com

 

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Stein has for more than 35 years held senior international positions (eg. VP Global) within Fortune 100 companies such as Exxon, Statoil and Norsk Hydro within planning, marketing and sales, business improvement and development and general management.

Lately Stein has worked for the largest analysis group in the world, IHS Ltd. in their London organization with global responsibility for their service within petrochemical feedstock, providing global clients with strategic advice related to M&A, investments, divestments, organizational change and corporate strategy.

He is specialized within portfolio management and M&A, and has excelled within conversion of complicated technical products and solutions to top commercial results. Stein has godfathered several multibillion (USD) industrial projects over his career, and has managed large organisations as well as final results.

As a trusted advisor, Stein has experience from SME and larger corporations within energy, chemicals, manufacturing, aquaculture, marine/maritime, IT and renewables among others. He has an extensive global network.

Stein has served as CoB and Board member within distribution, chemicals and various industry trade organisations, and has been a mentor on the Econa Mentor Program since its inception in 2011.

Education:

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Management Sciences (Siviløkonom), University of Manchester, UK

International Executive Program (IEP), INSEAD, France

Leisure:

Always in my suitcase: running gear

What I can’t be without: reindeer hunting in September

What tells me that I can handle much more than I think I can: rock climbing

  Click here to connect with Stein on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +47 909 35 301   |      abj@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

To be updated.

Education:

To be updated.

Leisure:
To be updated.

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  • Metsänneidonkuja 4, 02130 Espoo

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +358 4004 2 5116   |      hi@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 2010 Harri has been working with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Over the years his network and many solved assignments has led to a strong executive experience within FMCG, Wholesale, Engineering, Industrial and construction industries.

Previously he has held positions such as Sales Director, Customer Marketing Manager and he has many years experience as a board member. He uses his experience to solve highly demanding assignments and he excels in understanding the strategic and organizational challenges that companies encounter in an ever dynamic.

He has experience with Executive search, coaching, mentoring, board governance, responsible as a Director for small and large organizations, worked in Scandinavian and European companies.

Education:

MKT, MarkInst.

MBA, Haaga Helia

Leisure:

Motorcykling, Downhill skiing, Swimming

  Click here to connect with Harri on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 4068 5 9911   |      vph@birn-partners.com

 

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Veli-Pekka has worked as a headhunter for several years and before becoming a headhunter he held positions as CEO, sales director, marketing director and business area director in different Finnish companies. He is capitalizing on his broad experience when solving demanding search assignments in a vast range of branches, both at executive and managerial level, and even on expert level. Typical search assignments are within production material management, purchasing, supply chain, economic & financial controlling, HR, building, research and retail. He has experience with career advisory, onboarding, coaching, mentoring, and board governance. He has a long executive experience within, Energy, HEWAC, Wholesale, and Retail industries.

Education:

Business School; Lahti

Leisure:

The Board Partners; Lahti

Lions; Lahti

Cycling, gym

  Click here to connect with Veli-Pekka on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 50 389 0504   |      jop@birn-partners.com

 

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Jouko Pitkänen is a partner in Birn-Partners office in Helsinki, he provides a full range of services from executive and board search to talent assessment, onboarding and leadership consulting. Jouko advises public companies, family businesses, and private equity firms on designing and developing their top talent, leadership teams and boards.

Jouko has an extensive background of business leadership in an international environment. He has worked extensively and successfully with Strategic Transformations, Change Management, Organizational design, Turnarounds and Efficiency Improvements particularly with a focus on execution in challenging business environment.

Prior to joining Birn-Partners Jouko has over 15 years of experience from an internationally listed retail company on C-suite level. His large responsibility area consisted of several countries and over 7,500 people. Beside his corporate career, he is an experienced board member and member of HENRY – Finnish association for Human Resource Management . Currently he is preparing his Doctoral thesis concerning Business model transformations. Dynamic organizational capabilities as essential enabler for transformation is an important part of his research project – it is all about people.

His strong track record proofs that the tools he has gathered over the years, combined with his personal skills provide a solid platform for understanding the main challenges and the direction of on-going changes that many industries are facing.

All of the above places Jouko in a unique position when it comes to executive search, onboarding, talent assessments, career advisory and consulting.

Education:

eMBA, Aalto University (AEE), Helsinki

Doctor of Business and Administration candidate, Aalto University (AEE), Helsinki

Leisure:

Running, studying

  Click here to connect with Jouko on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 4050 3 1124   |      khf@birn-partners.com

 

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During his career, Kari has acquired extensive experience in electronics, telecommunications, semiconductors, and FMCG both on national and international level. He has been responsible for key marketing and sales positions in the companies he has worked for.

Since 2013 Kari has been working with Headhunting, Career advisory and Onboarding utilizing the professional capital, networks and experience he has acquired during his career. During his career Kari, has developed an excellent understanding of business dynamics and requirements in different segments. Furthermore he is good at understanding customer needs and the challenges companies face in the volatile market today. Kari is capable of utilizing these assets in providing services that meet customer satisfaction.

He has been successful in completing many challenging headhunting assignments in technology/IT area, sales and marketing, FMCG and engineering. Before entering this business he has held global sales management roles in electronics/semiconductors for 13 years being responsible for significant sales revenue on annual basis.

Education:

MSc in international marketing

Leisure:

Gym, fitness

  Click here to connect with Kari on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 44 972 8794   |      tmm@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2000 Tiina-Maija has been working within the recruitment industry both as recruitment consultant and Key Account Manager. At the consulting group, Sales Energy, she also held a position as a trainer alongside recruiting and headhunting. Her main responsibility was training, recruitment and other HR skills for managers in client companies.

The last 1, 5 years she has worked as an independent headhunter and recruiter for various headhunting companies and she also conducted outplacement and career advisory projects for them. She has a strong experience also from sales and working closely with customers, developing and managing long-term customer relationships.

Education:

BBA, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences and business studies abroad (e.g. Berkeley, USA)

Studies at Psychology in Open University

She has also studied languages and business in Sweden, Great Britain, USA, Australia and Spain and is very interested in expanding her skills further by studying more.

Leisure:

Art, reading and exercising

  Click here to connect with Tiina-Maija on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 4072 2 4717   |      ar@birn-partners.com

 

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Anita is supporting our Business Development through social media, marketing & research. Always adopts and promotes flexible and positive way of thinking and reacting. Main goal in work environment is to get the job done. Anita’s motto is to never stop learning and gaining new experiences.

Anita has varied and extensive work experience in different fields with varying conditions.

Learning by doing has been most successful approach most often with support of great peers. Anita’s experience ranges from Lifestyle Instructor to owning and operating a Clothing Business to TV Producer, Editor and Program Host. Since moving to Finland Anita has worked in Customer Service, as Marketing Manager and WEB Editor. Anita is also a successful Freelance Photographer.

Fluent in Latvian, Russian, Finnish and English, brushing up on French and learning Spanish.

Education:

Light Industry Technical College, Latvia

FI FINX Process Management, Finland

FINTRA International Trade programme, Finland

Leisure:

Photography, painting, psychology, yoga, motorcycling, downhill and cross-country skiing, swimming, skating, cycling.

  Click here to connect with Anita on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +358 40574 9132   |      ah@birn-partners.com

 

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Throughout more than 20 years Anu Härkönen have developed businesses by selling comprehensive business solutions, consultancy and training services across all industries, namely ICT, Hi-Tech, Finance, FMCG, Logistics and diverse Services. Anu has been a member of Management Groups in international companies.

Anu has proven track record of successful business consultancy and her expertise lies in helping executives and other key persons by designing, executing and facilitating development programs and coaching executives to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the performance of themselves and their teams.

She has been working with global companies and organizations with people from all over the world. Anu is experienced in Change Management, Business Model Transformation and building Cross-Cultural Best Practices.

As Executive Consultant in Birn-Partners office in Helsinki Anu is dedicated to matchmake the best attitude and expertise with the best business opportunities by building trust and networks and by giving deep business insight and coaching to both parties to have a successful future together.   

Education:

Anu holds a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Helsinki and have specialized in International Politics.

Leisure:

 
She clears her mind by gardening, motorcycling, swimming, reading or walking the dog. 

  • Grev Turegatan 30, 114 38 Stockholm

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +46 702 146 833   |      pl@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

With 25 years of experience of top  FMCG companies Peter joined Birn – partners in 2017.

He has a history as CEO, GM, Global brand director , Sales Director and a in depth understanding of the business agenda and organizationdevelopment often needed in executive search and consulting.

Peter has worked in 16 countries and lived in 6 different countries. 

Peter is experienced in developing organizations ,turn-arounds, business start-up, business/brand and customer development, coaching, mentoring, and P/L responsible.

Since early 91, companies like P&G, Ica/Ahold, Nestle, SCA, Habo, Reckitt Benckiser and Imperial Tobacco have trusted Peter’s expertise. He has a broad knowledge of FMCG, DIY and the Tobacco business , he is highly experienced in international cross border projects.

Education:

Business economy 

Several management courses Brand/Sales and organisation , during activities in companies

Leisure:

Family & Skiing

  Click here to connect with Peter on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +46(0)706 74 9266   |      sao@birn-partners.com

 

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  +47 917 51 360   |      kij@birn-partners.com

 

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Kjell is Partner in Norway and Managing Director – Expansion Markets. He is a recruiting executive for Norwegian and international clients within most industries, having experience in Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial & entrepreneurial, Engineering, FMCG, and Financial industries.

Kjell has been a partner and consultant in the HR and executive search community for more than 12 years. Most of his career he has been working for major multinational companies such as The Shell Group of Companies, Exxon and Honeywell having held senior executive positions both on national and international levels. He also has experience from The Royal Norwegian Defence organisation.

Kjell has board experience as chairman and board representative of several Shell subsidiaries.

Mr. Johnsen is a certified user of CEB team and individual assessment and development tools.

Education:

Kjell holds a Masters degree in Engineering with operations research from University of Sussex in England.

Leisure:

Skiing, trekking, travel

  Click here to connect with Kjell on LinkedIn

 

  • 41 Dzirnavu Street, Riga, LV-1010, Latvia

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +371 276 787 87   |      dz@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Diana is highly skilled and driven HR professional with a passion for talents and organization development. Prior to joining “Birn and Partners” Diana has accumulated more than 16 years of human resources management experience working for both national and international companies from different business sectors such as FMCG, wholesale, production, automotive and mass media.

Additionally, throughout her career development Diana has enhanced experience in management of cross-functional and multicultural teams’ performance in matrix organizations supporting management teams as a  strategic business partner, consultant, advisor or couch.

Diana’s expertise lies in the areas of change management, organization design, talent and performance management, employer branding and CSR, engagement and culture development as well as implementation and re-design of HR processes. Additionally, as HR generalist Diana fully masters recruitment, training, compensation & benefits, internal communication and employees well-being. Diana’s core competencies for success are establishment of solid partnerships through exceptional relationship building skills, positive attitude as well as interpersonal ability to build trust.

Education:

Master studies in Human Recource Management / Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration

Bachelor studies in Pedagogy / Univerity of Latvia and Liepaja University

Leisure:

Loves different music, plays piano.  Enjoys reading and watcing good movie as much as  roller skating, cycling, swimming or going to gym. Studies Spanish.

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Contact Information:

  +371 2927 2629   |      gd@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 1997 Gitana has been working in human resources consulting and development field with focus on competencies assessment and development, career advisory and leadership development both in private and public sector companies. Over the years, she has developed extensive professional network and gained strong professional reputation in the Latvian market.

She has significant experience with strategy planning and business development as she has created and developed several professional services companies. Furthemore she has worked as the head of HR in professional services firm PwC. Her psychology degree in combination with extensive consulting and management experience makes an excellent combination to work with organization development (e.g. turnaround and change management) and people development (e.g. talent and leadership development) across different industries. She has worked mostly in Baltic and CIS countries.

Gitana has published two books (in Latvian): “Organization Efficiency Model” (2008) and “Leadership phenomena in Latvia” (2008).

Education:

Cand. Polit, University of Latvia

International affairs, Institute of international affairs, University of Latvia

M.Sc.psych., University of Latvia

Leisure:

Argentine tango, Tai-Chi

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Contact Information:

  +372 5048929   |      ta@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 1992 Tonis has been working with headhunting and executive coaching. He has created, developed and divested several professional service companies.

Furthermore he has worked as a CEO, board member and HR director. He has a great network, history of consulting and hands-on management experience with professional services, venture capital, and technology companies. His psychology degree in combination with extensive and diverse business and consulting experience makes a great mix to build a successful consulting practice. Being fluent in English and Russian, he has worked mostly in Nordic, Baltic and CIS countries.

He has experience with Executive search, turn-arounds, talent aqusitions, coaching, board governance.

Education:

Executive Coaching, AOEC

Senior management, management of professional services, London Business School

MA Psychology, Tartu University

Leisure:

Kayaking

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Contact Information:

  +371 2711 0567   |      neo@birn-partners.com

Profile:

Neila has been managing projects in different fields: culture, education, finance, fashion and real estate not only on local level but also worldwide. In spite of her young age, she has already gained highly valuable knowledge in sales, marketing, public speaking, event, hospitality and people management thanks to early internship projects, work experience and studies overseas. She is remarkable with ability to see opportunities in any kind of situation and deeply passionate about cooperating with self-assured, daring and original personalities. She believes that every person has a chance to find a job that matches his expectations, desires and much more.

Education:

Business English and Management, LSI-San Diego

Executive English, TLA-Fort Lauderdale

Currently studying for her BBA in Business Psychology, RISEBA University

Leisure:

Traveling, ice-skating, wakeboarding

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  • Neuer Wall 10, 20354 Hamburg

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  + 45 2288 1661   |      mfb@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 2007 Mikkel has been working with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Over the years his network and many solved assignments has led to a strong executive experience within FMCG, Engineering, Energy, Industrial and Financial industries. He has a history as CEO, Sales Director and HR Manager and he has a very thoroughly understanding of the business agenda and organizational development often needed in executive search and consulting.

He has experience with Executive search, M/A, turn-arounds, talent aqusitions, coaching, mentoring, board governance, P/L responsible as CEO for +100 employees. Mikkel has worked in 18 countries and lived in 5 different countries.

Education:

Board Governance, INSEAD

MBA, Coventry University

Leisure:

Running

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Contact Information:

  +49 17154 72871   |      hb@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Heinrich is Managing Director and Partner in Germany, and has been in the search & selection business since 2011.

He has started his career in the IT-Industry as a business consultant and project manager. After a couple of years of successful on-site consulting he moved into a business management and sales oriented career path, where he gained 20 years of leadership experience within market leading Software Vendors and System Integrators, including P/L responsible for +400 employees.

Heinrich has built, developed, incorporated and managed teams in an international and multi-cultural context. From his own management experience he learned how important it is to hire and develop the right talent to run successful businesses, and learned how to match talent with business needs in various business environments.

With this background, Heinrich is able to best support his clients in the areas of Executive Search & Consulting.

Education:

Heinrich holds a University Degree in Business Management and Administration, and is fluent in English.

Leisure:

As a former basketball professional during university, he likes doing sports, including race cycling, skiing, and sailing. He also loves to ride motorcycles.

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  • Via Sant' Antonio da Padova 12, 10121 Torino

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +39 3385 01 8817   |      mze@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 1997 Marco has been working with headhunting, assessment, junior talent evaluation, and management training for medium sized and large companies in Italy.

Prior to his headhunting career, Marco worked in the HR department of a large FMCG American company, as HR development manager and process improvement manager. In 1995 he started as full time consultant for HR development in organizations, mainly as a coach and project manager of the development of process and professional capabilities.

He has experience with Executive search, management training, individual coaching, mentoring, and evaluation of management capabilities. He has gained extensive experiences within FMCG, Automotive, and ITC industries.

He was, for many years, visiting professor in Turin University of management (SAA), teaching Organization.

Also he works as a clinical psychologist.

Education:

Psychology degree, specialized in organizational psychology

Several management courses, during activities in companies

Graduate school for Psychotherapist, after University.

Leisure:

Trekking, mountaineering, and reading.

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Contact Information:

  +39 3351 24 8632   |      bgu@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 2004 Barbara has been working as headhunter and HR consultant in different industries. She is currently operating in an international environment developing the potential and actual skills of executives and managers. Over the years her network and results have provided a strong competencies within evaluation of human resources, development as well as spotting talent and recruiting the people to the right companies. Previously she has acquired great experience within sales and organizational development at international companies.

She strongly believes in the fundamental importance of own professional competence, personal characteristics as courage, honesty and empathy and in the value of a deep, accurate and detailed knowledge is fundamental when helping her clients.

Education:

Business Bachelor, SAA Turin- Reno, Nevada USA

Psychology Bachelor, Turin, Italy

Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist Certification, Turin Italy

Neuro Programming Linguistic Master Trainer, Florence Italy

Leisure:

Listening to Music

Mountain Trekking

Yoga

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Contact Information:

  +39 345 3654562   |      aab@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Anna has been working with people, in Human Resources, since 1988.

She was Human Resources Manager in the Headquarters of Italian multinationals in the Consumer Durables and in the Food & Beverage industries, where she took international responsibilities and contributed to the global development of the company.

 

In 2015 Anna moved to executive search and headhunting, leveraging on her experience in international search and selection, talent and leadership development, HR Business Partnership and Career Planning.

In her experience she has also been in charge of Performance Appraisal, Leadership and Competency Evaluation, People Engagement, Rewarding, Organization Development and Change Management.

Her most relevant projects include recruiting Managers internationally, Assessment Centers, Induction Programmes for new recruits, designing Team Rewarding Models, Internal / External Succession Planning.

Education:

University of Torino – Humanities and Philosophy

1982–1987 Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures with top marks

Leisure:

Gardening, travelling, cats.

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Contact Information:

  +39 3666 62 0921   |      amn@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Throughout her whole career Anna Maria has been working for FMCG and Automotive multinational companies, covering roles very close to the market. She operated in Marketing and Sales Departments and leveraged on this experience to contribute in the Human Resources Departments at all levels, up to the HR Direction.

She is used to operate in an international context and interact with multicultural mindsets.

In the last 4 years she moved to HR consultancy and headhunting. Her HR experience also includes Talent Management, Leadership, Coaching and Performance evaluation.

Education:

Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures – Turin University, July 1989

Masters and Seminars:

M.B.A., Open University – Great Britain

Leisure:

Horseriding

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Contact Information:

  +39 3357 08 3716   |      cr@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Since 2008 Claudio has been working with headhunting, onboarding and career advisory on a professional and international level. Over the years his network and many solved assignments has led to a strong executive experience mainly in flexible packaging industries. Before entering the HR business he held positions such as CEO, Sales Technical manager, Sales Director, Managing Director and his experience has provided him with a thoroughly understanding of the business agenda and organizational development often needed in executive search and consulting.

He has experience with Executive search, M/A, talent acquisitions, coaching and board governance.

Education:

Istituto Rizzoli

Leisure:

Claudio likes watching a good movie, listen to music, and walk.

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Contact Information:

  +39 335 36 9319   |      mpt@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Maria Pia has been working with search and selection companies as market coordinator and administration manager as well as headhunter and assessor since 2004. Previously she has been working as a controller in a training company for 10 years and then in another company as administrative and personnel manager.

He has experience with Executive search, M/A, talent acquisitions, coaching and board governance.

Education:

Degree in Business Administration

Degree in Psychology

Leisure:

Trekking

Reading

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Contact Information:

  +39 338 5018714   |      sca@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Stefania is a graduand in International Trade (BBA course). Her studies gave her multicultural awareness and interest in international environment. In spite of her young age, she has already gained professional organizational skills thanks to her work experiences in accounting firms and in a commercial enterprise within pulp and paper industry.

She believes in the importance to be an active listener and in personal characteristics such as courteousness, organization and respect of deadlines that are essential when helping customers.

Education:

Currently studying for BBA in International Trade.

Leisure:

Travel, trekking, running

 

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  • 33 St. James’s Sq. London SW1Y 4JS, UK
  • 39 The Grove, Ilkley, LS29 9LH Yorkshire

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  david.dumeresque@tyzackpartners.com

 

Profile:

David Dumeresque recruits senior executives and board directors for Information, Communications and Entertainment organisations across publishing, broadcast, digital media sectors, as well as recruiting senior technology professionals into a wide variety of other organisations. He also has advised a wide spectrum of professional services firm on senior lateral hires, including lawyers, accountants, consultants and real estate professionals.

With over 30 years of advisory experience, his track record covers the full range of group corporate centre functions with particular emphasis on the C- suite, as well as functional appointments, especially in technology. David is one of the leaders of the ICE practice within Tinzon Group, an international executive search and consultancy partnership comprising a global network of executive search firms.

A qualified solicitor, David practised in London and Paris with Slaughter and May before spending some ten years in investment banking with NatWest Investment Bank and Citicorp Investment Bank.

David is also a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council.

 

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Contact Information:

  +47 917 51 360   |      kij@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Kjell is Partner in Norway and Managing Director – Expansion Markets. He is a recruiting executive for Norwegian and international clients within most industries, having experience in Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial & entrepreneurial, Engineering, FMCG, and Financial industries.

Kjell has been a partner and consultant in the HR and executive search community for more than 12 years. Most of his career he has been working for major multinational companies such as The Shell Group of Companies, Exxon and Honeywell having held senior executive positions both on national and international levels. He also has experience from The Royal Norwegian Defence organisation.

Kjell has board experience as chairman and board representative of several Shell subsidiaries.

 

Mr. Johnsen is a certified user of CEB team and individual assessment and development tools.

Education:

Kjell holds a Masters degree in Engineering with operations research from University of Sussex in England.

Leisure:

Skiing, trekking, travel

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Contact Information:

  +44 7850 34 3905   |      rf@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Roger has been consulting and recruiting internationally for more than 25 years. Over the years his network and track record have led to continual referrals and repeat assignments in all areas of his work, including recruitment, selection, onboarding, coaching, team development, leadership development and consulting.

Roger’s particular experience working with universities has led to many UK-wide and international assignments in this sector. His experience with SME sector businesses complements the extensive contribution he has made to many corporate clients internationally. He has worked throughout Europe, as well as in India, the Middle East and Russia.

Education:

Roger has studied to graduate and postgraduate levels in management, psychology, education, organisational behaviour, social research and business (BSc MPhil PGCE MEd MBA).

Diploma in Performance Coaching and a Certificate in Life Coaching.

Certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) by the Coaches’ Training Institute and and is qualified to use the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI).

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) of the International Coach Federation.

Leisure:

Roger enjoys playing chess, is trying to master Argentine tango and has recently completed a first 10K run for charity.

He is a Trustee and Director of Sibs, (www.sibs.org.uk) a charity supporting the brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults and an active fund raiser for Martin House Children’s Hospice (www.martinhouse.org.uk) for life limited and dying children.

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  • Borupvang 3, 2750 Ballerup (Copenhagen)

Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +47 917 51 360   |      kij@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Kjell is Partner in Norway and Managing Director – Expansion Markets. He is a recruiting executive for Norwegian and international clients within most industries, having experience in Energy, Oil & Gas, Industrial & entrepreneurial, Engineering, FMCG, and Financial industries.

Kjell has been a partner and consultant in the HR and executive search community for more than 12 years. Most of his career he has been working for major multinational companies such as The Shell Group of Companies, Exxon and Honeywell having held senior executive positions both on national and international levels. He also has experience from The Royal Norwegian Defence organisation.

Kjell has board experience as chairman and board representative of several Shell subsidiaries.

 

Mr. Johnsen is a certified user of CEB team and individual assessment and development tools.

Education:

Kjell holds a Masters degree in Engineering with operations research from University of Sussex in England.

Leisure:

Skiing, trekking, travel

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Consultants:

Contact Information:

  +44 7850 34 3905   |      rf@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Roger has been consulting and recruiting internationally for more than 25 years. Over the years his network and track record have led to continual referrals and repeat assignments in all areas of his work, including recruitment, selection, onboarding, coaching, team development, leadership development and consulting.

Roger’s particular experience working with universities has led to many UK-wide and international assignments in this sector. His experience with SME sector businesses complements the extensive contribution he has made to many corporate clients internationally. He has worked throughout Europe, as well as in India, the Middle East and Russia.

Education:

Roger has studied to graduate and postgraduate levels in management, psychology, education, organisational behaviour, social research and business (BSc MPhil PGCE MEd MBA).

Diploma in Performance Coaching and a Certificate in Life Coaching.

Certified as a Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) by the Coaches’ Training Institute and and is qualified to use the Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI).

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) of the International Coach Federation.

Leisure:

Roger enjoys playing chess, is trying to master Argentine tango and has recently completed a first 10K run for charity.

He is a Trustee and Director of Sibs, (www.sibs.org.uk) a charity supporting the brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults and an active fund raiser for Martin House Children’s Hospice (www.martinhouse.org.uk) for life limited and dying children.

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