Anja Reifeneder-Kostlinger

Managing Partner

Anja Reifeneder-Köstlinger serves as partner, based in the firm’s Salzburg office. Anja has more than 25 years of executive search experience, and she has worked with clients in many sectors, with a special focus in consumer goods, retail, industrial and board services.

Prior to joining DHR, Anja was a partner with CTPartners NEUMANN. Anja joined CTPartners in 2014, when the firm merged with Neumann Partners. Based in Salzburg, she was a member of the firm’s Consumer and Retail Practice as well as Industrial Practice and specializes in board and C-level placements. With a broad professional network and in-depth understanding of business dynamics, she successfully identifies and recruits senior executives for a wide range of roles.

Previously, Anja was a senior partner at Neumann, which she joined in 2003. There, she worked on client engagements in many sectors, most especially in the consumer goods, retail, and industrial sectors. She also has extensive experience in board services.

Prior to joining Neumann, she served successfully at another global executive search firm as a partner. Before entering the executive search industry, Anja worked as a lawyer and barrister. Anja studied law at the University of Göttingen where she obtained her Master’s degree. In addition to her native German, she is fluent in English.