December 22, 2016 – Amrop, a partnership of recruiting firms operating from 76 offices in 54 countries throughout Asia, EMEA, and the Americas, has expanded its staff with the addition of five new recruiters to its global team of search consultants.
Jan Derk Bauerman has been named principal and head of the firm’s real estate practice in Germany. He has more than 12 years of executive search experience having worked with clients across the real estate, financial services and private equity sectors. He started his professional career as an associate at Heidrick & Struggles, later joining Kienbaum as a senior consultant in Germany.
Pablo Cavero has been hired as a partner in Madrid. He joins Amrop from a background combining business and politics. He built a 19-year career in Barclays Group, in roles encompassing business development and sales, various central services functions, and transformational & change related projects. In 2012, Mr. Cavero entered the political arena, when he was appointed Madrid regional secretary for transport, infrastructure and housing, and executive chairman of the metro and regional bus companies. In 2015, he was elected as a councilor of Madrid City Council, chairing the municipal economic committee and serving as director of the transport sector board. At Amrop, he will works with clients primarily in the broader financial services sector.
Carmine Coccorese joins the firm as a partner in Milan and becomes a member of Amrop’s global leadership services practice. He began his career at Edison, an energy company in Italy, building experience in organizational development, compensation, recruiting and training. He later worked as a consultant in change management, leadership assessment and behavioral training. Mr. Coccorese has assessed more than 2,000 people in leading companies, and has trained clients on themes related to negotiation, leadership, team development and people management.
Saša Fajmut has been named as a director, leadership services, in Ljubljana. She joins Amrop with 10 years of experience in HR, having worked for multinational and domestic companies across the Adriatic region. Her professional experience spans the pharmaceutical, automotive, banking and engineering sectors. Prior to joining Amrop, she was head of HR in a privately owned company, responsible for the establishment of all strategic and operational HR processes. At Amrop, Ms. Fajmut will work with clients on leadership assessment and leadership development projects.
Fadwa Mushtag comes to Amrop as a consultant in Jeddah. Her consulting experience has focused on clients operating within the private sector as well as family businesses in the Gulf region. She joins Amrop from PwC Saudi Arabia, where she worked on performance improvement projects for companies undergoing transformational change. She has also built an advisory track record within the government & public sectors in Saudi Arabia, by setting up PMOs and building project management capabilities across multiple ministries. At Amrop, Ms. Mushtag will work with clients in the professional services, business services and government & public sectors.
Just recently, Amrop expanded its staff with the addition of five other recruiters to its global team of search consultants. Lanre Fisher became managing partner for Amrop West Africa. Janine Dacon joined Amrop as a partner in Johannesburg where she focuses on the healthcare and industrial sectors. Sebastián Reyes was been named a partner in Santiago, Chile. Willem Ledeboer is now a partner in Amsterdam. And Sandy McKenzie became head of the firm’s industrial and infrastructure practices of Amrop U.K.
Over the summer, Amrop named Deepak Dalal as a member of its India industrial practice and leader of its automotive & engineering vertical; Winnie Chiu as an associate partner in Hong Kong; José Manuel as a consultant in Mexico City; and Jorge Milberg as a partner in Lima.
In April, Amrop added another five search consultants. They include: Sandra de Bruijn as partner in Amrop’s Amsterdam office and a member of the firm’s professional services practice group; Anabel Galarza as a partner in Ecuador; Claudia Paladino as a partner in Italy; Roland Theuws as a partner in Amsterdam; and Mircea Tiplea as a partner in Romania.
Earlier this year, Amrop named Murat Ayberk and Gregor Handler as senior consultants in Vienna, Damjan Kozjak as a director in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Tamal Kumar as a principal in Mumbai and leader of its process manufacturing practice, Diana Rake as a partner in Lima, and Olivier Reynaud as a partner in Paris.
Amrop also recently welcomed Anhalt Executive Search in Germany as its newest member firm. With offices in Berlin, Duesseldorf, Hamburg and Munich, this latest Amrop member is a newly-created firm led by Sabine von Anhalt, Annika Farin and Ulrich Beckendorff, all established practitioners in executive search, leadership and board consulting.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media