About Us

We are The Agilists.

Founded in 2003, SpenglerFox is a premier provider of agile human capital solutions worldwide. Our wholly owned and integrated office structure, in synergy with our international affiliate network, gives us our clients access to 370 consultants across 63 offices located in 47 countries. We provide a full range of solutions including but not limited to Executive Search, Interim Management, Leadership Advisory, Payrolling, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Global Talent Mapping, and access to a global community of extraordinary talent.

We treat each of our clients as integrated, trusted, and caring partners. When working with us, our clients get a single point of contact, supported by an international team of interconnected agile experts, working seamlessly across borders, bringing global insights to solve local problems, adapting our services based on their unique needs to deliver and grow outstanding talent. This way they can stay ahead of the challenges they face as a business and improve their competitive advantage in the rapidly changing business landscape.

Working with SpenglerFox as a business partner, means that our clients enjoy all the services we offer, wherever they need us, with the quality and care that have become synonymous with the SpenglerFox brand. We have a duty of care which is at the heart of everything we do. To ensure that we are giving the required level of support to everyone who engages with us, we keep in constant touch with our local relationships, evaluating them through a 360° feedback process. Care is also a global imperative. Our international team work tirelessly to improve the experience for everyone in our community who engages with us at any level, wherever they may be. Our commitment to candidates does not end once we have placed them in a new position. We stay in touch. The journey that we have been on together is one that we want to continue. Because we are in this together.

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Meet Our Team


Our team comprises individuals from diverse personal and professional backgrounds with a wide experience of different industry sectors. One indication of their sheer variety is the fact that, between them, they speak almost 30 different languages.

Solutions And Expertise

We dedicate ourselves to understanding the DNA of industry on a global scale. That means being completely in tune with developments in specific sectors, and with the movements of international skills pools.

We can offer our clients the best possible chance of finding the candidates they really need.

Understanding the individual DNA of the client’s business and developments in their industry sector is essential but we also need an informed and up-to-date view of wider factors and global challenges. By combining that level of in-depth expertise with our knowledge of movements in the international skills pool, we can offer our clients the best possible chance of finding the candidates they really need. At the same time, we can present candidates with an unrivalled choice of opportunities across the world.

The highly experienced members of our practice groups are based in strategic industry-specific regions.

From these they can coordinate our global networks and databases to meet any client brief. Sector-specific search consultants, who track the global movements of talent within and between industry sectors, can offer further intelligence to supplement their expertise. Given this professional and informed back-up, our Practice Group Leaders are able to anticipate sector developments and conduct specific searches with impressive speed and agility.

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News Briefings

The Critical Role of Interim Executives

In the dynamic landscape of today’s business world, companies often face unexpected challenges that demand swift and effective solutions. One such solution gaining prominence is interim management, according to a recent report from SpenglerFox. The global search firm delves into the pivotal role that interim management plays in times of crisis in transforming businesses, especially

SpenglerFox Names Head of Private Equity

Global executive search and human capital solutions provider SpenglerFox has expanded with the addition of Michael Klingler as head of private equity. He is based in Wiesbaden, Germany. “I am delighted that Michael has decided to join SpenglerFox and strengthen our client origination team,” said Jens Friedrich, CEO of the SpenglerFox Group. “His deep experience in the life sciences

Why Companies are Increasingly Turning to Interim Executives

Market turbulence can bring both risks and opportunities for businesses. How companies emerge on the other side depends on various factors, but one thing is clear: Experienced executive interim managers can work wonders for companies navigating through these stormy waters and driving transformation. So when exactly should companies call on interim managers? And at what point

Enhancing CEO Succession Planning

Successful CEO succession planning is vital for the long-term sustainability and growth of an organization. Poor planning, however, continues to be a prevalent issue, leading to potential disruptions and instability in corporate leadership. There are reasons behind inadequate succession planning and potential solutions that corporate board members can implement to address this critical issue, says

Press Releases

SpenglerFox Appoints Michael Klingler as Head of Private Equity

Escborn, 8th January 2024 SpenglerFox is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Klingler as Head of Private Equity. Michael joins SpenglerFox from Acertitude, where he was Partner and Leader within their global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.  He is a senior executive with more than 20 years of proven experience in executive search, board search and

SpenglerFox Appoints Rico Kaczmarek as Client Partner Executive Interim Management

Eschborn: 6 June 2023 SpenglerFox recently announced the appointment of Rico Kaczmarek as client partner. Rico is based in München, Germany, responsible for their Executive Interim Management service line across the EMEA region. “With Rico’s appointment, we are reaching yet another milestone in the development and diversification of our services portfolio. With the exponential growth

Gábor Gyimesi joins SpenglerFox as Principal, Leadership Advisory

SpenglerFox has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Gábor Gyimesi as Principal. Gábor joins our Leadership Advisory Practice and works out of our offices in Budapest, Hungary, covering the CEE region. “We are delighted to welcome Gábor to the team. With his extensive experience in organisational development and -design, he will be a tremendous asset

SpenglerFox appoints Noémi Giczi-Kocsis as Principal

SpenglerFox has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Noémi Giczi-Kocsis as Principal. Noémi joins our Consumer, Industrial, DigiTech and Leadership Advisory Practices and works out of our offices in Budapest, Hungary, covering the CEE region. “It is a pleasure to welcome Noémi to the SpenglerFox team. Her vast expertise in executive search, leadership advisory