August 2, 2013 – IIC Partners has announced that its Germany member firm ingeniam Executive Search & Human Capital Consulting GmbH & Co. KG, of Frankfurt, has appointed three new partners. Multilingual trained lawyer Susanna Tornyay joins with more than 20 years’ experience, including six in executive search. She will specialize in the financial services and legal sectors, with a particular focus on helping companies’ growth strategies in eastern Europe, and eastern European companies wishing to expand into Germany. Ingo Knop began his career in the pharmaceutical sector and has spent 12 years in executive search. He will specialize in the life sciences, consumer & retail and industrial (machinery and equipment) sectors. Achim Schmidt has been a CEO of several international financial institutions, an entrepreneur and financial structuring professional. He is a long-term ingeniam business partner, who together with ingeniam co-managing partner Norbert Abraham, has built successful teams and organizations. He will focus on German SME’s and financial organizations. “Despite the economic volatility in the euro zone, it is clear that the environment is becoming much more optimistic. Our clients are again starting to realize that the time between vacancies opening and placement of candidates is going to increase. In the near future, talent will fall short against developing demand,” said Norbert Abraham, managing partner at ingeniam.