Penrhyn International

LAB & Company - Munich

Andrea Schulze-Moews

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Professional Services, Life Sciences, Technology & Telecommunications

ABOUT

Dr. Andrea Schulze-Moews has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2010 and started working with LAB & Company Munich in 2008. She has more than 15 years of experience in executive search with a particular emphasis on the Healthcare Industry. Her areas of focus include the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries.

Before commencing her executive search career, she gained research experience in con-ducting international projects and various academic and diplomatic tasks.

Andrea studied Modern History at the University of Hamburg and holds a PhD in Philosophy. In addition to fluent German, she speaks English and Spanish.

Representative assignments:
Managing Director Europe, American Medical Device Company
Head of R&D, Medical Device Company, Biotechnology Company
Head of Clinical Competence Centre Oncology, Global Player Healthcare Industry
Global Medical Manager, Research-based Pharmaceutical Company

Professional Services, Life Sciences, Technology & Telecommunications

Frank Beyer

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunications, Industrial & Automotive, Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Financial Services

ABOUT

Frank Beyer has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2002. He has more than 25 years of experience in executive search and is recognized for his achievements in industry, renewable energies, technology, insurance companies and the public sector. His search experience covers primarily German speaking countries as well as international searches in the US and China. Frank Beyer is a co-founder of LAB & Company.

Before becoming a Principal at Penrhyn, Frank was Managing Director Europe of a UK based search firm and spent eight years with Kienbaum Executive Consultants as Partner and Head of the Munich office. Before entering the executive search world, Frank was a general staff officer in the German Air Force.

Frank speaks German, English, fair French and Spanish. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of the German Armed Forces in Munich.

Representative assignments:
CEO, Health Insurance Sector
CMO, Health Insurance Company
CHO, International Solar Company
CEO, Major Economic Development Association

Jessica Volkwein

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Industrial & Automotive, Energy, Utilities & Renewables

ABOUT

Jessica Volkwein joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in 2012. She specializes in Industry & Technology, with a main focus on the Automotive Sector, Mechanical and Plant Engineering as well as Energy and Utilities.
Jessica has been a Principal and Member of the Management Board of LAB & Company since 2012. She started her career in HR consulting working with our founding partner and current non-executive Director Peter Lachner. Before returning to LAB & Company she gained experience as an HR consultant for leading international Executive Search companies for 16 years, with a focus on recruitment of managers and top-level experts in international family owned businesses.
Jessica holds a degree in European Business Administration and is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
CIO, International Automotive Supplier
Vice President Operations Europe, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier
Chief Sales Officer, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier
Vice President, Mechatronic Competence Center
Executive Vice President, E-Mobility

Johanna Voorwold

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Financial Services

ABOUT

Johanna specializes in executive search for tax, accountancy/auditing, legal, corporate finance, M&A, controlling and risk management functions for Professional Services Providers and CFO/CFO-related positions across various industries.

She joined LAB & Company in 2014 and has more than 8 years previous experience as a consultant with an international executive search firm specialized in Professional and Financial Services.

Johanna holds a degree in Psychology. She is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
Senior Manager Transaction Advisory, Leading professional services provider (Big4)
Manager Transfer Pricing, Leading professional services provider (Big4)
Director Corporate Legal, Leading law consultancy
Head of Compliance, Leading Bank
Principal Risk Management Insurance, Global leading strategy consultancy

Klaus Weichardt

Klaus Weichardt

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Klaus specializes in the industrial sector, with a focus on Mechanical and Plant Engineering, the Automotive Sector (tier 1 suppliers) as well as Consumer Goods. He has 16 years’ experience in the Executive Search industry and worked for global companies (Spencer Stuart, Whitehead Mann) as well as small search boutiques (Board Consultants International – Sendele & Company) before Joining LAB & Company as a Partner in July 2017.

In the last ten years he has conducted top level searches across all functions for DAX 30 listed companies and large family owned businesses. Klaus holds a degree in International Economic Studies and is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:

  • COO, International Automotive Supplier
  • Executive Vice President Europe, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier 
  • Executive Vice President Purchasing, 1Tier Global Automotive Supplier
  • Executive Vice President Manufacturing/COO, Global Mechanical Engineering Company
  • CEO, Family owned Engineering Company

Linda Becker

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunication, Industrial & Automotive, Consumer, Retail & Luxury Goods

ABOUT

Linda Becker is Managing Partner at LAB since April 2016.

She is renowned for supporting family-owned companies, consulting on succession planning for large and medium enterprises, the recruitment of board advisory positions, board members as well as senior vice presidents across all sectors and functions.

In addition, she is often involved in the recruitment of key positions arising due to the digita­lization of the industry and the economy – for example Senior Vice President Digitization Business Processes, Senior Vice President Strategic Projects Digital Innovation, Chief Digital Officer, amongst others.

Linda has extensive experience in executive coaching, consulting of shareholders in organizational changes as well as in performance and potential reviews of executives. Further­more she holds comprehensive qualifications in NLP, Kinesiology and as a systemic coach.

Besides speaking German, Linda Becker is fluent in English and Dutch.

Representative assignments:

Advisory Board Members, Familiy Enterprise as well as large and medium enterprise

Members of the Executive Board, Digital Transformation, Technology

Managing Directors, Financial Services, Production & Service

Division Managers, Private Equity, Retail & FMCG

Coaching, Management Appraisal

Succession Planning

Marcel Derakhchan

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Business & Professional Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Marcel Ramin Derakhchan has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2007. Marcel has been an executive search consultant since 1999 and has a sound background in Business & Professional services and Technology as well as in operational excellence functions. His search experience covers Europe.

Marcel Derakhchan is one of the longest serving members of the LAB & Company team and has been with LAB & Company since 2002. He is responsible for the Business & Professional Services Practice and is a member of the Technology Practice. Marcel is primarily focused on first and second level assignments in the strategy, management and technology consulting arena. He has conducted a variety of assignments for clients in the Information, Communica­tion and Software Industry as well as in the High Tech sector. Furthermore, he has outstan­ding pan-European expertise in operational excellence. Prior to his executive search career he was a management consultant within Accenture.

Marcel speaks German, English and Spanish and holds a Diploma in Business Admini­stration.

Representative assignments:

Senior Vice President System integration, Global Leading IT Provider

Senior Vice President Consulting, Global Leading IT Provider

Partner Restructuring Practice, Global Leading Strategy Consulting Firm

Senior Vice President Digital Factory, European IT Champion

Member of the Board, Leading Operational Excellence Consultancy

 

Michael Sorokin

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Technology & Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Industrial & Automotive

ABOUT

Michael Sorokin joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in 2012. His key areas of expertise are senior level recruitments including C- and Partner level positions for global players in the Manufacturing Industry and Technology Segment as well as Private Equity and Venture Capital related portfolio companies.

Michael has been a Partner with LAB & Company since 2012 and has spent more than 30 years in the recruiting industry, holding positions of Managing Director and Practice Head at international Executive Search firms.

His main expertise is in HR and Leadership Services, e. g. HR Development, HR Transfor-mation, Strategic Leadership Reviews, Global Talent Management and On-Boarding.
Michael holds a degree in Psychology.

He is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
Managing Director, International Engineering Enterprise
CEO Fixed Network Division, European Telecoms Market Leader
CHRO, Industrial Services Firm
President, Europe Foundry Services (Asian-based Market Leader)
Director HR Europe, US-based Market Leader in Semiconductor Equipment
CEO Fuelcell-Technology, VC-portfolio Company
President Central/ Eastern Europe, US-based Electronics Distribution Firm

Norbert Graschi

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Industrial & Automotive, Logistics & Supply Chain, Technology, Telecommunication & Media

ABOUT

Norbert Graschi is Managing Partner at LAB & Company since December 2014. He is based in the Munich office.

Norbert Graschi is specialized in the following industries: Industry & Technology with a focus on the electrical industry, mechanical engineering and automotive as well as on Energy & Utilities. He supports clients in the recruitment of top management positions - especially global companies. Furthermore he has extensive knowledge in Management Audit and Senior Talent Development.

Norbert Graschi has over 20 years of experience in the field of executive search – especially in leading executive search companies worldwide.

Before he joined the world of executive search he held high level HR positions at Siemens AG. Norbert speaks German and English. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration.

Representative assignments:

General Management (CEOs/CFOs), large and medium enterprises

Head of R&D, leading German High Tech conglomerate

Head of Procurement, leading Swiss High Tech conglomerate

Head of Human Resources, leading German Healthcare Company/BLB)

Head of Quality Management & Business Excellence, leading German High Tech conglomerate (Wind Power, Mobility)

Head of Talent Acquisition, leading German High Tech conglomerate

Head of Accounting & Controlling, Steel industry

Head of Engineering, leading German High Tech conglomerate

Head of Big Data, leading German High Tech conglomerate

Vice President Global Operations, market leader “Flat conveyer”

 

Tania Katzauer

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
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  • Fields: Energy, Utilities & Renewables, Industrial & Automotive, Technology, Telecommunication & Media, Financial Services

ABOUT

Tania Katzauer has been a Principal at Penrhyn International since 2010.

She has extensive experience in executive search with a particular emphasis on the Renewables, Telecommunications and High-tech industries both in Germany and on an international level. Before she started her executive search career Tania worked for a PR agency in Munich. From 1987 to 1998 she lived in the United States and worked in HR management in the food and beverage industry.

Tania studied Business Administration at the University of Munich and holds a Bachelor Professional (CCI) in HR Management. She is business fluent in English.

Representative assignments:
Director Sales & Marketing, Dutch Solar Company
Commercial and Technical Managing Director, Independent Power Generation Company
Marketing Director and Operations Director, High-tech Company
Head of Marketing & Communication, Telecommunication Company

Tobias Klein

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  • Fields: Professional Services, Financial Services

ABOUT

Tobias Klein joined Penrhyn International as a Principal in 2011. An executive search consultant since 1997, Tobias has specialized in the search for tax, accountancy/auditing, legal, corporate finance, M&A, controlling and risk management functions for Professional Services Providers and CFO/CFO-related functions across various industries. His search experience includes German speaking countries, Benelux and the United Kingdom.

Tobias has been a Managing Partner with LAB & Company since 2011. He is Co-Head of the Professional Services Sector and a leading member of the Financial Services Practice. Prior to joining LAB & Company, he gained 14 years of experience as a consultant and Managing Director with two international executive search companies, both of which specialized in the Professional Services and Financial Services Sectors.

Tobias holds a degree in Business Administration. He is fluent in German and English.

Representative assignments:
Partner Indirect Tax Services, Leading professional services provider (Big4)
Finance Director Germany, International Leading Consumer Goods Company
Head of Editorial Office – Tax Law, Leading German Publishing Group
CEO, German Charitable Foundation
Manager Finance Advisory, German Management Consultancy
Head of Real Estate Investments Germany, Leading Global Private Investment Firm

Contact LAB & Company - Munich

LAB & Company finds, assesses and coaches nationally and internationally active managers from virtually all key market segments. In the German-speaking world, we are amongst the top 15 leading recruitment companies.

Our clients include companies of all sizes, from market-listed corporate groups to medium-sized companies and family businesses through to public companies, associations and non-profit organisations.

For many years now LAB & Company has been a part of the global Penrhyn recruitment network, a worldwide partnership of independent recruitment companies. We work closely with our Penrhyn partners in all of the world’s key economic centres to offer our customers a high-quality consultancy service at international level.

Isartorplatz 1 D-80331 Munich 
+49 89 4570978-0 
munich@penrhyn.com
http://www.labcompany.net/