September 7, 2021 – U.K.-based Miramar Global Executive Search, which specializes in technology, science, engineering, automotive and natural resources, has opened a new office in Zurich, Switzerland. Hana Skreta, who joined Miramar Global after six years with a boutique executive search firm, will lead the new location. She is responsible for client engagement, delivery, and growth initiatives within the region. “We are excited to be able to take the next step in developing our business as a cross border talent solution for major industries,” said CEO Andrew Stoneham Knott. “Hana brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of our market and most importantly, her focus on high quality service and care for our clients and candidates experience, were a perfect match. She is the ideal candidate to join Miramar and head up what will be an exciting new initiative in the E.U. marketplace for the whole team.”
In her previous role, Ms. Skreta conducted searches across multiple sectors, functions and geographies while primarily focusing on financial services and fintech. Before that, she spent eight years at Deloitte and, before that, six years with Citi. Quality-driven and client-oriented, Ms. Skreta is a networker by nature, said Miramar Global.
A Hands-On Approach
“Miramar’s ambition and desire to outpace their competition meant they were a natural choice for me,” said Ms. Skreta. “Being able to provide our clients with a more hands-on approach to their E.U. business requirements is something I know the team has been working towards for some time and I’m delighted to be joining the team at the beginning of a new era.”
Miramar Global partners with companies to establish global and regional talent strategies to identify high impact senior executives at the forefront of their industries. By helping deliver executive teams with a combination of diversity, creativity and business rigor, Miramar supports its clients to take their business to new domains where expert knowledge and business capabilities can be fully harnessed.
Miramar has served clients across EMEA for many years, with Switzerland being home and headquarters to a number of the firm’s partners. The central European nation has a stable, prosperous, and high-tech economy and in multiple rankings is listed as the wealthiest country in the world per capita. It is home to several large multinational corporations, which has helped make it an attractive area for search firms to expand.
Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, has a stable, prosperous and high-tech economy and in multiple rankings is listed as the wealthiest country in the world per capita. It is home to several large multinational corporations. The largest Swiss companies by revenue are Glencore, Gunvor, Nestlé, Novartis, Hoffmann-La Roche, ABB, Mercuria Energy Group and Adecco. Switzerland’s most important economic sector is manufacturing, which consists largely of the production of specialist chemicals, health and pharmaceutical goods, scientific and precision measuring instruments, and musical instruments.
Miramar Global, founded in 2004, operates from offices in North America, the U.K. and Singapore. Its headquarters is in Richmond, London. Companies hire the firm to identify, assess and recruit “best in class” forward thinkers that will future-proof their business while driving continued success and growth. Miramar focuses on delivering executive teams with a combination of diversity, creativity, technical prowess and commercial rigor. “Our goal is to deliver innovative talent solutions that challenge thinking, whilst bringing creativity and effectiveness in a recruitment process,” said Miramar Global.
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