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Budapest - Amrop Kohlmann & Young

Amrop Managing Partners David Young and Richard Kohlmann have been named Entrepreneurs of the Year for 2012 by Hungary's National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers (VOSZ). The award recognizes their efforts in making Amrop one of the leading executive search firms in the country.

The National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers was founded in 1989, before the political transition in Hungary. It was the first non-governmental, politically neutral, nation-wide representation of employer's interests in the country. VOSZ...



Amrop has seen a positive development this year in its Automotive & Industrial practice, bucking the general trend in the sector. Especially outside of Europe, the data basis for the next three years' strategic planning is positive.

Although the markets in Greece, Spain and Italy are dampened by the current economic uncertainties, Amrop still managed to buck the market trend, exhibiting strong growth in countries like France, Turkey and Poland. While Germany is no exception to the generally difficult situation, German companies have been able to compensate to...



Amrop is pleased to announce a partnership with IMD to develop and deliver an executive development program aimed at Amrop Partners and Consultants.

Amrop and IMD have partnered to offer an exclusive executive development program called The Trusted Advisor. Under the banner ‘Amrop University at IMD’, the 2-module program runs over a combined eight-day period at the IMD campus in Lausanne, Switzerland. The program focuses on building the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to serve C-level clients and Boards as trusted advisors, bringing real value to growing...



Amrop is pleased to announce its newest partnership in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Parker Executive Search is a successful and highly reputable retained search firm, conducting assignments for a range of clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

Under the leadership of Dan Parker, President, and Laurie Wilder, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Amrop’s new partner firm brings specific expertise in Executive Search services for clients in the Corporate, Higher Education, Academic Health Sciences & Healthcare, and Sports sectors.

Dan Parker,...



Amrop is pleased to announce its newest office in San Jose, Costa Rica, adding depth and expertise to its Central America business.

Amrop's Costa Rica office becomes the second office in Central America for Amrop’s global network. The generalist firm serves diverse industries in the region, recruiting senior level executives and board members. As added value on every assignment, the firm provides transition coaching to optimize the onboarding process of executives to their new post and company.

The firm is lead by Miguel Lopez, Partner & General Manager,...



Amrop, a global leader in Executive Search with 91 offices in 57 countries, announces its new Board of Directors.

Amrop welcomes Mr. Federico Cuneo (Peru), elected to the global Management Board, and Mr. David Shaw (Canada) appointed as Vice Chair Americas.

“Federico and David bring significant business knowledge and global leadership to Amrop’s Board, built through many years of experience in executive search consulting as well as in industry”, said Ulrich Dade, Amrop Chairman. “They have made significant contributions to our organization and we look forward...



Amrop, in cooperation with the Portuguese Association of Human Resources Managers (APG), recently hosted a workshop under the theme of Leadership Assessment, at the Hotel Real Palácio in Lisbon.

Leadership Assessment is an effective tool to help ensure the long-term competitive strength of organizations. It provides a strategic view to an organization's Talent Context — the resources, development needs and capacity to deal with key strategic issues.

The Lisbon workshop included the participation of Marie Högstedt, Managing Partner of Amrop Delectus in Malmo and...



Amrop is delighted to announce the opening of its newest office in Luanda, Angola. Under the management of Amrop’s Lisbon partners, the new Angola office is the group’s third in Africa, after South Africa and Morocco.

The opening of this new office comes as a natural consequence of the deep cultural and economic relations between Portugal and Angola, as well as Amrop’s decade-long support of Angolan companies and business people.

Maria da Gloria Ribeiro, Managing Partner, commented, “We are very excited to open our doors to Angola. The market is growing...



Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of three new Partners to its global network of Context Driven Executive Search Consultants:

Alfonso de Goyeneche, Partner - Miami, USA Juanique Liebenberg, Partner – Johannesburg, South Africa Anne Syrrist, Partner - Oslo, Norway

Alfonso de Goyeneche joins Amrop Seeliger y Conde in Miami from his previous role as Managing Director of the investment bank Ahorro Corporacion Financiera International. Originally from Madrid, Alfonso has lived in the United States for over 13 years. He was previously the Executive Director...


Amrop's Global Life Sciences Practice announces the release of the thought leadership article: 'Are You Ready for the True Physician-Leader?'

As more and more physicians transition to, or within, the corporate world, recent research by Amrop reveals that companies may not always get what’s best. How should life sciences companies recruit and develop leaders who can operate decisively in times when the rules of the game are evolving?

Read the full version on For more information, contact Eskil Westh, Global Life Sciences Practice Leader (



Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of four new Partners & Consultants to its global network of Context Driven executive search professionals.

Stefan Binder, Partner - Zurich Sabine Hansen, Partner - Duesseldorf Lizel van Rooyen, Consultant - Johannesburg Anne Syrrist, Partner - Oslo

Stefan Binder joins Amrop in Zurich from his previous role as a Partner at Odgers Berndtson, where he worked within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotech and Diagnostics sectors. Prior to executive search, he worked in pharmaceutical marketing and business...


BRIC & Europe: European & Emerging Economies Face to Face Rome, 11 May 2012 Sponsored by Amrop Italy

The HRCommunity Academy 2012 meeting in Rome is dedicated to mapping the challenges brought about by the resurgence of BRIC economies. The meeting, 'BRIC & Europe: European & Emerging Economies Face to Face', will propose new economic, social and political views of global changes in management styles and HR strategies.

Ulrich Dade, Amrop Chairman, will participate in the ‘Top Interview’ session, along with Nerio Alessandri, President & Founder of Technogym...


Amrop is pleased to announce the addition of a new firm in Oslo, Norway. Under the leadership of Harald B. Kringlebotn, Managing Partner, Amrop’s Oslo office focuses on Executive Search, Leadership Assessment and Board Consulting assignments for a wide range of Norwegian and international clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

Harald Kringlebotn and his team have extensive experience in multi-country executive search and assessment assignments in addition to Board searches and reviews. As a former Amrop partner, and after successfully setting up his own firm, Harald and...



Amrop is pleased to announce the establishment of a new office in Houston, Texas. Under the leadership of Agustin Miro, Partner, and Eduardo Rabassa, Partner in Miami, the new office builds on the firm’s expertise in cross-cultural searches identifying American talent for European-based companies with US operations based in Texas and Florida.

Under the Amrop Seeliger y Conde brand, the Houston office focuses on Executive Search, Leadership Assessment and Consulting services across a range of industries, with deep experience in Oil & Energy, Engineering &...


Amrop is pleased to announce that Luiz Cabrera, Managing Partner, Amrop Panelli Motta Cabrera (Brazil), has been elected to the position of Vice Chair of the AESC’s Americas Council and to the AESC Board of Directors. The AESC recognizes Luiz’s many years of service to the organization and the leadership and support he has provided on both the Americas Council and the Board. In addition to his Amrop and his AESC roles, Luiz is also is a professor at EAESP – FGV as well as at the Brazilian Institute of Corporate Governance (IBGC).