VP Human Resources to Lead HR Officers Search Practice

September 30, 2015 – Executive search firm Alder Koten has added Oscar German as managing partner and senior advisor in its Houston office. He will lead the firm’s human resources officers practice and be part of the energy practice where he will collaborate on executive search work focused on board members, C-level executives, and senior management positions.

“We are delighted to welcome Oscar to Alder Koten. His extensive expertise in the energy and mining sectors and his deep understanding of the human resources function at a senior level bring tremendous value to our clients” said Jose Ruiz, Alder Koten’s CEO.

Mr. German will perform leadership search work focused on senior level roles in the manufacturing, natural resources, industrial, and business services sectors. He will provide consulting engagements related to M&A integration, organizational development, performance management, executive compensation, and change management.

He brings over 20 years of experience as a senior human resources executive and officer for multinational organizations, including Pride & Seahawk Drilling, RigNet and Holland Chemical International. He has led teams and executed projects in over 20 countries and most recently was vice president of human resources for BHPBilliton Base Metals. There he worked closely assessing and creating development plans for C-suite executives in the region while transforming the HR function from an administrative department to a strategic business partner. He has significant experience leading and executing major projects in the areas of M&A, due diligence, integration, cost containment strategies and rightsizing initiatives, talent acquisition and retention, succession planning, people development and employee relations.

Alder Koten helps clients acquire, develop and transition leadership talent through a combination of research, executive search, cultural & leadership assessment, and other talent advisory services. The firm has offices in Bogota, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Mexico City, Monterrey and New York.

Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media

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