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Ricardo Fernández Ribbeck joins Amrop as a Partner in Lima, Peru. He brings significant experience from a longstanding career in the Peruvian and Latin American corporate marketplace, with deep understanding of the organizational structures and capabilities needed for enterprises to face and successfully implement their digital transformation journeys.

Ricardo has more than 30 years of global and multifunctional experience working for the IBM Corporation, in which his last assignment was as Vice President of Enterprise Businesses for the Latin-American region. Previously, he was...


Amrop welcomes Sean Parton to the Amrop Carmichael Fisher team in Melbourne.

Sean is known for his extensive experience in Executive Search, specialising in the Legal sector across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, with an emphasis on high-level Partner search and building Private Practice and In-House legal teams.

Having a thorough understanding of the dynamics connected to identifying and appointing senior legal professionals, he brings to Amrop Carmichael Fisher over 25 years' experience in professional and financial services, including working with major Australian...


Amrop Germany and Civitas International are merging their business activities in Germany with immediate effect.

Civitas International, headquartered in Germany, has joined forces with Amrop’s existing German business, adding significant presence for Amrop in Germany and strengthening the group’s capabilities across the EMEA region.

Founded in 1971 in Munich and London, Civitas International is one of the longest-established executive search firms in Germany, with a strong market position and respected brand.

With a combined team of 9 Partners and 40 employees in Berlin...


Morgan Mangan has joined Amrop as a Partner in Dublin.

Previously, Morgan served as a senior military officer with the Irish Defence Forces, with operational experience in the Balkans, Middle East and Africa.

During his time in uniform he was fortunate enough to gain experience leading diverse, cross-functional teams in many different operational scenarios, both at home and abroad. He had the opportunity to lead teams in Kosovo, Liberia, Chad and Sierra Leone - always on interesting and challenging missions.

In addition to operational deployments, Morgan also worked...


Christian Reich joins Amrop as a Partner in Denmark, with expertise in professional services, the maritime and energy sectors, pharmaceuticals and biotech, as well as telecom, financial services and manufacturing. His experience includes international management consulting, strategy and M&A, organizational development and leadership.

Christian has held partner level positions in leading management consulting companies, and has extensive experience across multiple sectors, with particular expertise in shipping, oil & gas, pharma and biotech. Christian also has corporate...


Amrop announces that Matrix Interim is joining Amrop UK with effect from September 2018. This move is in line with the group’s growth and diversification strategy, revitalizing the offer with dynamic new firms in key markets and reinforcing its core mission: shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders.

Founded in 2013 by Patrique Habboo and Tim Blackstone, Matrix specialises in senior executive Interim Management. Market leaders within the UK and with over 50 years’ experience in the industry, they previously led and built the Interim division of a global Executive Search...


Amrop announces the opening of a new office in Dublin, re-launching operations in Ireland and strengthening Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the EMEA region. This marks a further development in the group’s continued growth strategy, revitalizing the offer with dynamic new firms in key markets and reinforcing its core mission: shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders.

Led by David Kelly as Managing Partner, Amrop Ireland will focus on providing executive search and related leadership services to clients across a range of sectors, with particular focus on...


Lida Dai joins Amrop China as Associate Partner, working in Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

Lida has a proven track record in B2B sales/marketing and business development. For over 20 years in China and Asia Pacific, she has grown businesses and accomplished projects across the chemical and material science value chains including MNC/POE corporate, government, academic & associations. Lida is an expert in strategic planning, business re-engineering, and cultivating people in innovation. Sustainability as a key leadership competency is one topic she puts continuous energy to strive....


Following the annual General Assembly of The Amrop Partnership SCRL, the group has re-elected José Leyún as CEO for a further three-year term, and named three new Members to its global Executive Board: Eelco van Eijck (Netherlands), Annika Farin (Germany) and Paulo Mendes (Brazil).

Mr. Leyún’s renewed mandate will emphasize a continued focus on Amrop’s core mission of ‘Shaping sustainable success through inspiring leaders’. Working closely with the Executive Board, attention will focus on reinforcing Amrop’s respected global brand, as well as the rapid revitalization of the network...


Amrop is one the world’s leading executive search and leadership services organizations, with 75 offices in 48 countries. Boyden A/S (Denmark) has joined Amrop’s global partnership, adding significant presence for Amrop in Denmark, and strengthening Amrop’s capabilities and cooperation across the Nordics region.

The new Amrop Denmark

Led by a team of six Partners, and with a total staff of 32 professionals, the firm enjoys a strong reputation among clients and candidates for its commitment to professionalism and delivery...


Adrián Chinchilla is Partner and General Manager of Amrop in Costa Rica, where he leads the search for senior executives and independent members of boards of directors for national companies, multinationals and family business groups.

Adrián has over 25 years of managerial experience in the private and public sector, and as a member of boards of directors. In the financial sector, he has been the Pension Manager of the Corredores Asociados Group in Colombia, and a member of the Board of Directors of Banco Cathay, from 2010 to date. He led real estate companies for more than 15...


Kenneth Xu is a Partner of Amrop China based in Shanghai, and a key member of Amrop’s Global Digital Practice, working with local and MNC companies to build successful leadership teams.

As one of the earliest retained executive search professionals in China, Kenneth has over 20 years’ consulting and management experience with several global and regional consulting firms. He has deep knowledge in assessing and recruiting the most important executives for US, European and Chinese companies in the fields of Technology, Life Sciences and beyond since 1999.

Prior to joining...


Klara Gajduskova joins Amrop as a Senior Consultant in the Czech Republic, working on Executive Search and Leadership Development for the Life Sciences, Professional Services and Real Estate and Development sectors.

Klara brings high added value to her clients by focusing on the fit between corporate culture and candidates’ values, and by hiring not only smart but also wise leaders oriented towards sustainability.

She is an experienced manager, consultant & psychologist, certified in clinical psychology counseling and in coaching (certified by ICF). Klara has 17 years of...


Executive search firm Woodburn Mann has joined Amrop’s global partnership.The addition of Woodburn Mann adds significant national presence for Amrop in South Africa and strengthens the group’s capabilities across the sub-Saharan Africa region.

Led by Andrew Woodburn as Managing Partner, Woodburn Mann was established in 1982 in Johannesburg, and serves a range of clients across southern and sub-Saharan Africa.

The firm is recognised as one of the leading retained executive search consultancies in the region, with a highly effective research capability. The firm has the largest...


New Partners Join Amrop's Global Consultant Team


Alexandra Long joins Amrop and will lead the Technology Practice in Australia. She brings deep knowledge and expertise in the area, with recent experience including roles as APAC Marketing Director for IBM's Emerging Technology practice, including areas such as Digital, Cyber Security, Analytics, and mobility. Alexandra’s recruiting practice focused on Corporates, Global Vendors and Service Providers encompassing Functional, Sales and Operational Leadership roles.


Ravindra Bhinde joins Amrop in...


The Australian regional entity of Executive Search firm Carmichael Fisher Australia has joined Amrop’s global partnership.The addition of Carmichael Fisher’s Australia business adds significant national presence for Amrop in Australia and strengthens the group’s capabilities across the Asia Pacific region. The European and US entities of Carmichael Fisher will remain independent.

Established by Michael Markiewicz in 2002, the organization’s Australia business is led today by Jamal Khan as Managing Partner.

Carmichael Fisher Australia is a privately owned firm, with offices in...



Business leaders are missing opportunities to drive sustainable performance and are potentially putting their organisations at risk due to flawed decision making. This is according to a landmark global study from board leadership recruitment firm, Amrop.

The report, Wise Decision-Making: Stepping Up to Sustainable Business Performance, which surveyed C-Suite executives from over the globe, found that nearly three quarters (71%) of leaders have had to take a professional decision that conflicted with their own ethical...


Hannes Stettler joins Amrop as a Partner in Zurich.

Hannes will focus on executive search and recruitment, filling key functions across a range of industries with a particular focus on Financial Services. In addition, he will be responsible for Board Services in Switzerland.

Prior to joining Amrop, he successfully built a specialized executive search firm after holding different positions at leading Swiss banks in Switzerland and in Asia.

Hannes holds a Masters degree in Banking and Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) as well as an MBA and additional...


Marieta Del Rivero joins Amrop as a Partner in Madrid, with a professional background focused strongly on Digital Transformation, Mobility and Technology, as well as Board and Corporate Governance work.

With more than 25 years' experience in the telecommunications, technology and digital sectors, Marieta has held the roles of CEO for Nokia Iberia, SVP for Nokia Global, Worldwide Managing Director for Marketing at Telefónica, Deputy Managing Director for Sales and Digital Divisions at Telefónica, Senior Strategy Advisor at Ericsson, Head of Marketing at Telyco (Grupo Telefónica),...


Amrop welcomes Nora Ruszkai as a Partner in Hungary.

Nora started her business career at Levi Strauss & Co. in 1990 as Head of Marketing and PR, later as Senior Brand Manager at Unilever. Three years on, she changed to media, firstly, as Country Manager of MultiChoice Hungary, later as Publisher at VNU, better known as Sanoma Budapest, where she spent 11 years as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board.

In 2010, Nora switched gears and spent a few months in the UK, training to become a business coach. Soon after, Nora went to China to work on a number of...