Peter Novotny

Partner, European Consumer & Retail Lead

Peter serves as Partner and the European Lead for the Consumer & Retail Practice of DHR. Originally from Slovakia, Peter is a true internationally-minded Partner who has lived in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Russia and is now based in Austria.

After working for more than 10 years in the Bratislava Department of Commerce for the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Austria, Peter decided to challenge himself by entering the executive search world. In 2006, he joined a leading firm as a Senior Consultant, where he built the Prague, Bratislava and Moscow offices and helped develop the CEE and CIS regions.

In his last position, as Partner and Co-Founder of a human resources consulting and executive search firm, Peter managed senior recruiting projects in the CEE, CIS and DACH regions. Today he is focusing on industrial clients and helping Brazilian companies establish their presence in Europe.