EXECUTIVE SEARCH
"Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se."
Charles Eames
EXECUTIVE SEARCH

SERVICE FOCUS POINTS

C-LEVEL + MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

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INTERIM MANAGEMENT

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CHANGE COACHING + INTERCULTURAL COACHING

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MARKET ADVISORY

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EXECUTIVE SEARCH

HOW DO WE WORK?

  1. BRIEFING WITH CLIENT

  2. JOB DESCRIPTION DRAFT

    Scope, Reporting Structure, Qualifications etc..
  3. SEARCH

    From scratch, no database involved
  4. CANDIDATES SHORT LIST

    All candidates have been vetted already internally
  5. CANDIDATE INTERVIEW

    After thorough review and analysis with client
  6. REFERENCE CHECK

    Third party assessment tool an option if needed
  7. JOB OFFER

    G&S assists with the job offer contract negotiation
  8. ONGOING SUPPORT

    Client & new hire support during probation period
 
EXECUTIVE SEARCH

C-LEVEL + MIDDLE MANAGEMENT

Successfully sourcing C-level & Middle Management talent in the very competitive Asian market requires an exceptionally strong professional network, industry know-how, and an executive search process that is governed by a strong code of ethics. Our leadership team, consultants and extended partner network all work according to the G&S Asia philosophy of pushing the limits of business excellence without sacrificing on honesty, reliability, and loyalty.

Recruiting exceptional leaders is one of our core competencies. Together with our extended network, we have developed and follow a pragmatic approach by identifying, approaching and motivating potential candidates regarding professional opportunities. Our consultants and researchers come from leadership backgrounds with extensive experience of doing business across Asia, able to understand your overall business strategy as well as recruitment needs.

As a full-service executive search consultancy network, we are your trusted partner from devising the right recruitment strategy up until the successful placement of suitable professionals. Whether you are looking for a country manager, senior sales engineers, or other pivotal role in your global organization, we are your trusted partner.

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INTERIM MANAGEMENT

Interim Management needs are especially time-sensitive and rely on efficiency in search and placement. Having access to a highly experienced pool of management professionals with leadership experience in major Asian markets, we are able to assist you during times of temporary professional needs with impactful solutions.

We have experience sourcing interim managers for demanding leadership and project management roles in all major Asian markets, especially Japan, Korea, China and S.E. Asia for the following situations:

– Interim coverage of open management positions
– Crisis and turnaround management
– Project Management (Analysis, Market Studies, HR Assignments)

Deployment of our interim management professionals are limited to a period of 3-15 months.

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EXECUTIVE SEARCH

CHANGE COACHING + INTERCULTURAL TRAINING

In a growingly interconnected world, intercultural trainings have been drastically gaining in momentum and importance. A faux pas on the cultural front with regard to business communication and dealings, can have severe detrimental effects on your brand, and future growth potential in specific markets, but also generally. Whether you need to prepare a management team member for an assignment in Asia-Pacific, or educate senior management and sales personnel at head office about cultural intricacies, our intercultural trainings are targeted, engaging, and bring results. They can be given on-site at your particular office location, or be available for booking during regular intervals in Germany and beyond.

Next to intercultural trainings, we also provide leadership and change coaching for all major Asian markets. Our experienced leadership and sales trainers can support change processes in your corporation. Whether you are looking to develop your sales team in Japan, to provide leadership coaching in Korea, or to enhance another area within your Asian operation, we can assist you. We can also provide customized solutions in the form of personal coaches and beyond. Leadership trainings help to develop presence, self-awareness and other leadership qualities, to influence and maximize professional talents.

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MARKET ADVISORY

Asia is an exciting, yet very competitive and versatile market. Being successful in any of the major Asian markets is not a given, and requires proper research and analysis. Insights from a proper market analysis and market advisory are invaluable in coming to the right conclusions. G&S is excited to be able to offer bespoke market advisory services to you, based on many years of experience in all the major Asian markets.

Our market advisory services consist not only of in-depth market research, but are also based on decades of industry and managerial experience in Japan, Korea, China and South East Asia. We stay up-to-date with industry developments, regulatory changes, and overall market forces that effect your market. Whether you are looking to enter a specific Asian market for the first time, or if you want to expand your business and work force, our professional market advisory will help you gauge vital parameters, and finally make informed decisions with conviction.

Very often, new or seasoned market players are tempted to make decisions on a whim, stating speed as the core reason for doing so. However, making uninformed decisions cannot only lead to time delays and costly mistakes, but may damage your brand temporarily or indefinitely. Every market has its own peculiarities, and Asia is no different. Its vibrant economies underlie cultural peculiarities and local market forces, trends and developments that need to be understood properly first. We are always on your side to guide and support you in your endeavors by providing market advisory that is timely, accurate and professional in nature.

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50+ YEARS OF COMBINED C-LEVEL EXPERIENCE IN ASIA

LEADERSHIP

PRACTICE LEADERS EXECUTIVE SEARCH

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MARKUS GFELLER

JAPAN
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DANIEL NYFFENEGGER

KOREA
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DR. DANIEL GRUZYNSKI 

HK | CHINA | S.E. ASIA
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GERD SCHNEIDER

JAPAN | KOREA | HK | CHINA | S.E. ASIA
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TJ BRUDER

GERMANY