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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 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 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

  Click here to connect with Kim on LinkedIn

 

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

  Click here to connect with Karin on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +45 6066 0960   |      mm@birn-partners.com

 

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Maria Møller comes from a carrier within project coordination, - management and show-business starting in 2004.  She has been responsible for organising all types of arrangements and/or projects within a various range of businesses.

On her way to become a Project Manager, she has lived minimum 3 month in respectively Spain, California, Copenhagen and Århus before ending with Birn+Partners in Vejle, Denmark as Business Support Manager handling back-office assignments and setting the scene for the many talented colleagues.

Maria has the uniqueness of being both creative and good with numbers, which comes in handy in the position as Business Support Manager. 

Education:

Bachelor in International Marketing Economy accompanied with IT- / Marketing- and communication courses + Certified Prince2 Project Manager.

Leisure:

National as well as International cultural activities.

  Click here to connect with Maria 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

Contact Information:

  +45 4094 9440   |      lv@birn-partners.com

 

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Lone has an extensive experience as general manager creating results by developing business though people.

 

She has been managing business within an international HR company, responsible for both sales, new business and recruitment and has a broad knowledge of all HR processes combining focus on results with developing people to make their own successes. Managing business and large contracts within the FM industry has given her a broad experience in creating results by driving operational processes, optimization and effectiveness along with developing diverse teams to deliver and exceed the service target to the clients.

 

She is recognized as a visionary and result driven manager always aiming to balance results with good leadership.

Education:

Bachelor Business Law

Commercial Business Diploma

Executive Business Mentor

Leisure

Hunting, travelling, reading

 

 

  Click here to connect with Lone on LinkedIn

Contact Information:

  +45 2510 3804   |      sio@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2002 Sidse has been working within the Human Resources area on a professional level. Over the years she has worked with employee- and leadership development, strategy, management and performance tools, onboarding, organizational culture and overall organisational development and changes. She is also experienced within developing and optimizing processes and procedures as well as reporting with communication and information as focus areas - mainly in the private sector but also at public organizations.

Sidse has a large network and solid business expertise from the IT and Consulting Industry and more than 12 years of experience with executive search, talent attraction, headhunting and recruiting from talents/graduates to specialist level and executive level.

She has a strong business understanding and is excellent at bridging the gap between people and organizations along with attracting and hiring the best people.

Education:

Aalborg University, Cand.scient.adm
(BSc Social Science/Economics + MPA Org./Mgmt.)

Leisure

Training, riding and breeding Icelandic horses. Outdoor Sports

 

 

  Click here to connect with Sidse on LinkedIn

Contact Information:

  +45 4051 6037   |      lh@birn-partners.com

 

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Since 2000 Lars has worked in an international environment and held a global responsibility of sales, marketing and HR. This has given Lars a profound understanding of the business agenda and organizational development in a global context, which is often needed in executive search and consulting.

Over the years Lars has worked with sales and marketing management, talent assessment and development. He is also experienced in developing and implementing strategy, search, recruitment and onboarding. His main experiences come from an industrial environment, mainly in the graphic industry.

Lars has worked in more than 20 countries and lived in 3 different countries. This has given Lars an international network and experience that give Lars a sturdy base for identifying the needs and challenges many businesses face today.

Education:

Board Governance
Mini MBA
Commercial Business Diploma

Leisure:

Tennis, SUP, Football Coach.

  Click here to connect with Lars on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

  +45 3051 1042   |      sor@birn-partners.com

 

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Soeren has a background from the financial industry both internationally and in Denmark.

His experience ranges from sales, management and strategy in Danish and international asset management and investment banking companies. During the past two years he has worked with a number of start-up companies using his experience to enhance their businesses.

Previously, Soeren held a number of Board positions and is currently a member of the Board at start-up CrowdEyes.

 Soeren is result driven and thorough in his approach to tasks.

Education:

BA in economics
Business and career mentor

Leisure:

Travel, cycling and food 

  Click here to connect with Soeren on LinkedIn

 

  • Grundingen 6 - Aker Brygge, 0250 Oslo

Consultants:

Contact Information:

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

 

Profile:

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

  Click here to connect with Line on LinkedIn

 

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

  Click here to connect with Ivar on LinkedIn

 

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

  Click here to connect with Kjell on LinkedIn

 

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:

  +47 922 47 755   |      to@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Besides from Tony's extensive Executive Selection experience from field sales to C-level, he will be a strong contributor to our other three business areas - Executive Onboarding, Assessments & Development and Career Advisory.

Tony has been leading numerous both small and complex change and business development projects in Europe, America and Asia. Both as CEO and as Group VP HR, you as client will find his broad international experience to be a valuable support in your organizational change and development projects, both as advisor, business partner and coach.

His focus areas will be:

·         Financial Services

·         Technology and Engineering

·      Senior Executive         

·         Sales

·         Business Development

·         Defense Industry

·         NGO’s

·         Governmental

·         Professional Services

·         Product Development

Education:

Tony has an International MBA from NHH (Bergen, Stockholm and St Gallen), and has completed the Norwegian Military Academy, the Advanced Course (Oslo) and finally he is a Systems Engineer from the Norwegian Army College of Technology.

Leisure:

Tony is a four season’s outdoorsman and takes joy from sailing, flying and all kinds of outdoors exercise. He holds a “Finisher” T-shirt from a full distance Ironman race.

  Click here to connect with Tony on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

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

 

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Audun has been working with headhunting and HR-services on a professional and international level since 1994. 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 Sales Director and HR Director, and he has a very thoroughly understanding of the business agenda and organizational development needed in Executive Search and HR-Consulting.

He has experience with HR in general, Executive Search & Selection, M/A, turn-arounds, talent acquisitions, coaching, mentoring, board governance and as P/L responsible as Sales Director.

Education:

Master within Leadership, Strategy and Military Science, The Norwegian Military Academy

Leisure:

Mechanical Engineering - Restoring Cars and Motorbikes

 

  Click here to connect with Audun on LinkedIn

 

  • Metsänneidonkuja 4, 02130 Espoo

Consultants:

Contact Information:

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

 

Profile:

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 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 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 50 543 1305   |      ap@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

During past 20 years Ari-Matti has had a privilege to work for many valued Global and Nordic B2C and B2B brands. He has delivered strong results in leadership positions as CEO, Country General Manager, Commercial, Sales, Marketing and Offering Director covering Telecommunication, ICT, Consulting, Retail, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing and Services business areas. He has experienced successful transformations between different industries and positions by learning how to adapt, utilize and challenge the industry, management style and cultural differences with a systematic approach. The experience of organizational transformations covers personal experience of successful onboardings to executive positions, organizing structural changes on group, company and unit level, management team member and key position recruitment's, team and talent development in various working environments and cultures.

 Ari-Matti has a unique experience of successful onboardings and implementing personal 100 day action plans. This combined with executive search, assessment and career advisory consulting services will help you to have a different approach to attract right talents and  build winning teams to achieve desired results.

Education:

M.Sc Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications

B.Sc Logistics

Leisure:

Golf, Ice-Hockey and other sports.

  Click here to connect with Ari-Matti on LinkedIn

 

  • Grev Turegatan 30, 114 38 Stockholm

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

  Click here to connect with Mikkel on LinkedIn

 

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

  Click here to connect with Kjell on LinkedIn

 

Contact Information:

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

Global citizen with a cross-cultural perspective and a passion for finding, optimizing and developing opportunities around the world. 

I thrive in, and therefore apply myself to create, environments that promote and encourage innovative solutions as well as out-of-the-box perspectives. 

My appointments in strategic business development, market entry and operations with startups, governments and corporations alike, have allowed for my professional and personal network to expand and facilitate expansive growth both locally and across borders.

Additional Skills: 

Leadership, Global Speaker, Tech startups, Social Leadership, mediator and contributor in fields such as Youth & Women's Leadership, diversity & multicultural management, Global Mobility trends, international & professional networking, international education, Career management/strategy, international talent mapping & sourcing, cultural sensitivity, global business development, digital transformation and personal branding 

Contact Information:

  +46(0)707 155 222   |      sw@birn-partners.com

Profile:

 Sven comes with experience within Executive Search, Recruitment and Management. Sven has been working with several big and small companies and is therefore bringing with him a good and big network, experience from several business cases and a strong will to get things done.

Sven will supply the Swedish Birn+Partners market with all our services and have a specialty within Executive Search and Career Advisory.

Education:

Sven comes from an Economical education from Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden from where several internationally wellknown students have graduated.

 Leisure:

Sven is active as a boardmember of various Board of Directors, when he is not travelling and following his son Alexandre to his sports activities. 

Click here to connect with Sven on LinkedIn

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

Consultants:

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

  Click here to connect with Gitana on LinkedIn

 

  • Neuer Wall 10, 20354 Hamburg

Consultants:

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.

  Click here to connect with Heinrich on LinkedIn

 

  • 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.

  Click here to connect with Marco on LinkedIn

 

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

  Click here to connect with Barbara on LinkedIn

 

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:

  +39 340 220 5279   |      vm@birn-partners.com

 Profile:

Valeria has worked for fifteen years as a trainer and consultant for many companies in Italy which were profit (Healthcare, Automotive, Manufacturing) and nonprofit (non-governmental organisations, school teachers and managers).

Valeria has also been the Executive Director of her own company, a small organisation focused on Leadership, Team Management, the creation of business Vision and Mission and negotiation’s techniques. The company also developed an innovative questionnaire based on connections between language and mental strategies. This has been used for executive search and for company assessment.

Valeria has developed a comprehensive vision about key questions of the organizations concerning both production processes and internal communication as well as relationships.

Since 2010 she has been working also as a coach for business - and private clients focusing on self-leadership, improvement of communication skills and the definition of personal and professional goals.

She believes that helping people to choose the job that fits them, can improve the welfare and the whole quality of their life, with important effects also on business development.

Education:

2000 - Master on Training for Trainers for business, healthcare and School managers
1997 - Rome, University La Sapienza- Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures

Leisure:

Hiking, acting on performative arts, reading books.

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Contact Information:

  +39 371 132 4821    |      pp@birn-partners.com

 

Profile:

Paolo Pavia has gained an extensive and complete experience in the management of Human Resources and Trade Unions relations, working as a Manager from 1995 to 2002 in the Italian Public Administration (Chamber of Commerce).
From 2002 to 2018 Paolo worked as Director of Human Resource in a famous multinational Company operating in the field of accessories for fashion. In 2016 He obtained the admission to AIGI (Italian Company Lawyers Association) and from 2018 he obtained the qualification like "National Advisor" and the inscription in the Italian National Register of Independent Performance Evaluators (O.I.V).

Paolo has achieved high skills in recruitment and retention process, performance evaluation, rewarding, welfare and well-being, organization development, change management and in negotiations and intermediations.

Education:

Degree in Law - University of Pavia

Leisure:

Play PianoForte - Read Books

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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.

She 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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