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Hager Executive Search

In 25 years of executive search, we have accumulated a profound level of industry know-how and a broad knowledge of human nature. Our placement rate of well over 90 percent shows: our candidates fit the bill – in both large corporations and start-ups, nationally and internationally.

 

We fill

Key Functions in Key Industries

Functions

C-Level & Board

C-Level & Board

C-Level and Board represent the most important positions in the company and can be seen as a steering committee of the company. This is where decisions are made, strategies developed for the company and visions realized. 

We regularly fill positions in the following areas:

  • Chief Executive Officer – CEO
  • Chief IT Officer CIO/Chief Digital Officer – CDO
  • Chief Technology Officer CTO
  • Chief Financial Officer – CFO
  • Chief Operation Officer – COO
  • Chief InformationSecurity Officer – CISO
  • Chief Human Resources Officer – CHRO
  • Chief Sales Officer CSO
  • Member/Chairman of the Board

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Human Resources

Human Resources

Human capital is still a decisive factor for the future of a company. With the constant changes in the world of work, New Work etc., the Human Resources department is becoming more and more important in all kinds of companies.

We fill the following positions in the area of Human Resources:

  • HR Strategy
  • Employee Relations
  • Training & Development
  • Talent Acquistion & Talent Management
  • Compensation & Benefits

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IT & Digitisation

IT & Digitisation

Nothing works in companies these days without IT, digitisation and innovative technologies. Nowadays, they have now become an integral part of the company – and sometimes also a business driver and competitive advantage.

We fill the following positions in the area of IT & Digitisation:

  • Data Analytics/BI
  • Infrastructure & Architecture
  • Applications
  • Demand & Supply
  • Strategy & Processes
  • Transformation/Project Management
  • Innovative Technologies (IoT, AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain)

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Management & Specialists

Management & Specialists

Every company needs highly qualified, responsible employees and specialists in the most diverse fields. They form the backbone of the company, because they ensure that processes run, customers are served, and further development is possible. The areas of responsibility relevant to the company are already located at team management level.

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Industries

Agribusiness & Distribution

Agribusiness & Distribution

The range of customers we serve extends from medium-sized, owner-managed companies to state institutions and global corporations. In these corporate structures, it is not always easy to find the right persons who can actually fulfil the expectations placed on them. But identifying them is precisely the task we like to set ourselves in order to create sustainable added value for our customers. 

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Board Services

Board Services

With 'Hager Board Services', we support investors such as private equity companies, family offices and other investment companies in their search for suitable industry experts, starting in the pre-investment phase.

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Consumer Industries

Consumer Industries

What trends occupy consumers? What might they want tomorrow? How will markets and demand change in the coming years? 

We occupy positions in the following consumer industries, for example:

  • Consumer Goods
  • Retail & E-Commerce
  • Fashion & Luxury
  • Travel & Hospitality
  • Media & Entertainment

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Construction & Real Estate

Construction & Real Estate

Networked industry and society are placing new demands on a classic asset category - real estate. Consequently, professionals are increasingly in demand in this field who keep a constant eye on market developments and also bring the right specialists on board or into the company.

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Digital & Technology

Digital & Technology

Where is the IT world heading? What will the software and IT services of the future look like? How is the IT provider market taking shape?

The Digital & Technology industries include:

  • IT Services
  • Software
  • Technology Solutions
  • IT & Cybersecurity
  • Networks & Telcos
  • Semiconductors
  • Start-ups

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Energy & Utilities

Energy & Utilities

Due to political and ecological influences as well as new technologies, the Energy & Utilities sector is undergoing major changes.
We find the right personalities for executive and specialist tasks for our mandates. We have particular expertise in the segments of engineers, sales positions, IT experts and managing directors.

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Financial Services

Financial Services

Where is the financial and insurance industry heading? What does this mean for planned investments by companies? What implications do labour market changes have for financially related industries?

The Financial Services industries include:

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Private Equity, Venture, Capital & M&A
  • FinTech
  • Payment, Processing & Consulting Services

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Financial Sponsor Coverage

Financial Sponsor Coverage

The Financial Sponsor Coverage business unit covers national and international investment companies in the DACH region. The main focus is on both the recruitment of vacant C-level positions for the acquired investments as well as support in the recruitment of personnel for the investment companies. We support investment companies in creating added value throughout the entire investment cycle.

The Financial Sponsor Coverage Unit includes:  

  • Private Equity  
  • Venture Capital  
  • Family Offices  

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Industrial

Industrial

Industry has always been regarded as one of the pillars of our economy. Which technologies will play a role in the future? What does innovation mean in a high-tech environment?

In the Industrial segment, for example, we have occupied positions in these industries:

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Manufacturing, Production & Engineering
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Automotive
  • Electronic Industry
  • Chemicals

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Professional Services

Professional Services

How important are services to us today? What direction will they develop in once services start making an increasingly decisive competitive difference?

Professional Services industries include:

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Business Services
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Engineering

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Sports

Sports

The sports industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Even if the pandemic has left clear traces and slowed down the pace, growth drivers such as commercialisation and digitalisation continue to require personalities who accompany enterprises with vision and leadership to their goals.

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Our success factors

One team of expertes per industry

Our team