September 11, 2015 – NGS Global Europe has opened a new office in Dusseldorf, Germany and appointed Richard Crux as managing partner and head of the new location. Mr. Crux will conduct senior-level assignments on behalf of domestic and global companies in the industrial, consumer goods, retail and logistics sectors. His areas of functional expertise include marketing, sales, supply chain management and procurement.
Mr. Crux was most recently chief executive officer of the frozen foods company bofrost. His earlier career includes tenure in the confectionery products industry as CEO of Stollwerck GmbH and president, consumer division of Barry Callebaut. He also served as a member of the divisional board mail/new business at Deutsche Post/DHL, as director of marketing at Kraft Foods and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. His executive search experience includes previously serving as managing director of Russell Reynolds Associates.
“We are excited to establish an office in Dusseldorf, the center of one of the most powerful and dynamic regions in Germany. Richard Crux is very seasoned in senior manager roles as well as in high-end executive search. We are really delighted that he joined our team”, said Stephan Fuechtner, managing partner, Europe at NGS Global.
“NGS is a highly professional, truly global, dynamic and fresh partnership. I am looking forward to working closely with this enthusiastic and client-focused team,” said Mr. Crux.
With offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa, NGS Global has global, dedicated teams of consultants with expertise and broad networks in a variety of industries and functional areas.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media