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  • Austria


    Experienced leaders for an effective temporary management

    P+P Interim Management GmbH is member of the Pendl & Piswanger Group with regional focus on Austria and Central & Eastern Europe.

    We provide experienced leaders at executive level who will support your organization through difficult times, providing you with effective and flexible temporary management to enable you to continue your business objectives.

    P+P offers clients carefully selected, capable and highly effective, expert managers, able to lead projects and achieve tangible results.

    With more than 900 Interim Managers in our P+P PREMIUM POOL®, we offer management know-how throughout the German-speaking world. Our international network guarantees our customers to get the best available interim managers to meet their challenges.

    Walter Pfaller is Managing Partner and experienced in leading positions like General Manager and Supervisory Board Member in Austria and the CEE-Region.

    Walter Pfaller
    Managing Partner

    P+P Interim Management GmbH
    Bartensteingasse 5
    1010 Vienna / Austria

    Phone: +43 1 4022511
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    Website: www.pp-interimmanagement.at

  • Belgium


    Arrowstone was created in 2008 by partners having held CEO positions and with more than 17 years’ experience in interim management and executive search, in Belgium and all over Europe.

    Provide high level managers (working under independent or employee status) to organisations, and assist those managers in their assignments to ensure superior customer satisfaction.

    Be the reference in helping organisations solve management issues, combining high ethics, human respect, acute business understanding and the ability to shape opportunities (creativity).

    Interim Management
    Executive Search
    Search of Non Executive Board Members

    Patrick Lhoest
    Managing Partner

    Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 121 – 6E
    1050 Brussels

    Mobile: +32 475 44 22 57
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    Website: www.arrowstone.be

  • China


    Simon Wan
    Totall HR

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    Phone: + 86 21 6474 7064
    Website: www.totall.com

  • Denmark


    Nextt Management is one of Denmark's leading competence houses. with over 12 years experience.

    We are well equipped to serve you both in Denmark and internationally through our partnership in the Senior Management Worldwide.

    Nextt Management is focused on:

    • Interim Management
    • Recruitment of specialists and managers
    • Management consulting

    It enables us to overall and efficiently solve customer challenges when there is a need for change. Our client base includes C20 companies as well as SMEs in a wide range of industries – nationally and internationally.

    Torben Hvashøj
    General Manager and Partner

    Brunbjergvej 1, DK-8240 Risskov
    Fruebjergvej 3, DK-2100 København Ø

    Mobile: +45 5130 2530
    Office: +45 4333 2780
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    Website: www.nextt.dk

  • France


    Executives and experts for temporary assignments

    For the past fifteen years, NIM Europe has been delivering Interim Management solutions for french companies of all sizes, in all market sectors and for international organisations with subsidiaries in France. We offer highly qualified executives and specialists, whose experience and track record makes them credible and relevant for assignments requiring complete familiarity with operational issues, solid leadership skills and sturdy pragmatism in the field.

    Led by Grégoire Cabri-Wiltzer since 2011, the partners at NIM Europe have previously held executive roles in their careers that allow them to work in close contact with their clients. This by selecting the best profiles from a permanently enhanced database of executives and experts, who have a proven ability in their particular market sector to driveperformance and deliver results within a fixed time scale. And, who are able to demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of international cultures.

    Grégoire Cabri-Wiltzer

    14, Rue Ybry
    92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine

    Tél. : + 33 (0) 1 46 24 85 71
    Fax : + 33 (0) 1 47 22 66 02
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    Website: www.nimeurope.com

  • Germany



    • is your expert in the rapid closing of personnel vacancies on the first and second management level
    • has more than 35 years of business experience in Executive Search, Interim Management, Freelance and Management Projects
    • works for many years together with the best interim executives who have successfully solved similar problems in your core business
    • maintains long-term agreements with multinational groups

    Your problem solver

    • Executive Search and Interim Management
      • CEO / CRO / CFO / technical CEO/ Production Manager / Plant Manager / Head of Production/Head of Purchasing / Head of HR

    • Management Projects
      • Project Lead, Project Turnaround & Controlling, Greenfield Installation, Engineering, Internationalization, Construction & Contract Management

    • Subject-related special issues
      • Process Improvement, Coaching, Outsourcing, crisis management, Change Management, Supply Chain Management, Restructuring & Turnaround

    Core Sectors

    • Automotive, Automotive Supply
    • Plant & Machinery, Plant Engineering
    • Plastics Manufacturers
    • Wood / Paper Industry
    • Food Industry

    Bodo Blanke

    D-65189 Wiesbaden

    Phone: +49 611 97774-315
    Fax: +49 611 97774-111
    E-mail: See homepage
    Website: www.alphamanagement.eu
    Further offices are in Frankfurt, München, Hamburg, Berlin and Düsseldorf

  • Hungary


    All successful businesses endeavor to meet the changing challenges of the market through making their management and operations more efficient, streamlining their processes and ensuring that conditions are in place for creating value.

    By providing specialists with excellent expertise and wide-ranging experience for specific management tasks, Interim Management Resourcing Ltd. (IMR) provides support for achieving those objectives in a fast and cost-efficient manner and a high standard of quality in problem-solving.

    Our mission: the provision of flexible, immediately available management solutions for fixed terms and fixed scopes of tasks to have long-term positive effects and benefits through the placement of carefully and professionally selected interim managers. Our interim managers are not cost factors but profit-making resources, operative executives with coaching and mentoring back-up if required.

    Dr. Tamas Tóth
    Managing Partner

    Interim Management Resourcing Ltd.
    H-1012 Budapest, Logodi u. 44.

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    Website: www.im-resourcing.eu

  • Italy


    Temporary Management & Capital Advisors in short

    We are one of the three most known firms in Italy (HR Directors Association survey), with a significant track record of projects with international clients, PE funds and investors from many countries (e.g. USA, Japan, France, Norway, UK, Holland).

    To better serve our clients, we have local strategic agreements:

    • with local partners who can support our clients in many regions of Italy
    • with “scope” partners, firms specializing in a specific field (e.g. credit, special situations, HR)

    We are also working “institutionally” for the growth of the interim management culture:

    • Maurizio Quarta represents IIM – Institute of Interim Management (UK)
    • We organize workshops/conferences in partnership with business schools, managerial and professional associations, entrepreneurial associations and lectures for Master courses
    • We publish some books (the latest: “Soluzione Temporary Management”)
    • We write articles for important business and economics magazines and newspapers. We also have a regular column on the online magazine of the HR Directors Association

    www.tmcadvisors.com – business
    www.temporary-management.com - institutional

    Maurizio Quarta
    Managing Partner

    Temporary Management & Capital Advisors
    Via Delio Tessa 1 - 20121 Milano Italy

    Phone: +39.02.2901.2463
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    Website: www.tmcadvisors.com

  • Netherlands


    Executive search and interim management since 1979

    Van de Groep & Olsthoorn has been searching for and finding the right executives, managers and C-level candidates since 1979. For positions in technology, industry and logistics, for both permanent and interim appointments, nationally and internationally.

    Matching excellent candidates with top positions – that is Executive search. And we do this so that you get the best people in the right positions in your company, at C-level or the Director and management level just below that.

    Or do you need temporary replacement of a manager or director with an Interim Manager? There are diverse reasons why you can temporarily need an experienced manager. A suitable interim manager can be found via Van de Groep & Olsthoorn. We have an extensive network of interim managers for interim assignments, with different specialisations, all with experience in technology and/or industry.

    We mediate in the following positions:

    • General Management
    • Operations
    • Engineering
    • Procurement & logistics
    • Marketing & sales
    • Service & maintenance
    • Interim management

    And thanks to our worldwide network, we find exactly the candidate you are looking for.

    Gertjan van de Groep

    Van de Groep & Olsthoorn
    Amersfoortsestraat 78 C
    The Netherlands

    Office: +31 346 87 00 20
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    Website: vandegroep.nl

  • Poland


    Since 2001 CTER is providing high quality managerial recruitment and interim management service.

    Our strength comes from our skills, exceptional knowledge of the Polish market, passion, spectacular performance in our projects and the satisfaction of our Clients.

    We have 7 experienced consultants with an average of 10 years’ experience in the field, 3 researchers and two specialists of administrative support.

    We work the way we live: in a good atmosphere, with passion and mutual respect. We are recognized in the field due to the straightforward business manner in which we approach our Clients. We strongly believe that the deal between the client and the interim manager should always be a win-win situation. Our brand is based on efficiency, diligence, straightforwardness and honesty.

    Piotr Golinski
    Managing Partner

    Nowy Świat 30/5
    00-373 Warszawa

    Tel./fax: +48 22 828 36 67
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    Website: www.cter.pl

  • Spain


    GMT is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, accelerate growth and improve results through decisive action.

    Our senior professionals are experienced professionals, executives and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.

    GMT focuses a team of senior professionals directly on client problems. This commitment to providing hands-on experienced leadership from the ground up is at the heart of our continued success and growth.

    Stakeholders, companies and investors turn to GMT when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.


    • Performance improvement
    • Corporate Restructuring
    • Turnaround Management
    • Interim Management
    • Integration and mergers
    • Advisory to the Board
    • Management of business proceedings in a bankruptcy scenario

    José Manuel Pérez de Arrilucea
    President and CEO of Global Management Task S.L.

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    Phone: +34 607 57 47 37
    Website: www.globalmt.es

  • Sweden


    The brand and reputation of Mason is built on the quality of our service to both Clients and Interims. Supporting and understanding our clients’ needs with confidence are the top-of-mind values for Mason.

    Our associates of some 1000 Interim Managers have proven track records from senior management and executive positions in Sweden and internationally, which gives our clients access to high calibre Interims for assignments and, from time to time, recruitment to permanent positions. Our clients are privately owned, listed companies and the Public sector in Sweden as well as investors, PE funds and professional advisers with clients or investments in Sweden or internationally.

    Each member of our team is highly experienced and with a proven track record from Executive positions in industry and commerce. This enables us to provide clients with expert knowledge with a confidential and personal service. Our locations in Sweden are in Stockholm, Malmoe and in Gothenburg.

    Jan Andersson
    CEO/Founding partner

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    Phone: +46 8 4100 64 22
    Website: www.mason.se

  • Switzerland


    Top level interim managers

    As an internationally active company, Top Fifty supplies industrial and service companies, retail industries and administrations with outstanding and experienced managers.

    Several hundred customers from various sectors have already been supported by interim managers from Top Fifty. Experienced personalities of the first and second management levels from all sectors are quickly available for deployment.

    At Top Fifty, also the mediators were successfully active for many years in top management positions. This helps for a quick understanding of the situation and formulation of the tasks with the customer and with finding the best suitable interim manager.

    Urs Tannò
    Managing Partner

    Top Fifty AG
    Allmendstrasse 12
    6300 Zug / Switzerland

    Phone: +41 41 412 02 02
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    Website: www.top50interim.com

  • Turkey


    Expertera is the premiere Expertise Resources company in Turkey and the region with headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Expertera is the gateway to niche, customized insights and information that enable decision-makers to make better, more informed business decisions. Our unique, innovative model enables us to match our clients with a selective, yet comprehensive network of high-caliber experts on an on-demand basis.

    Our experts represent all industries, specializations and roles within a company and our projects range from short-term expert consultations (hourly, daily or weekly) to longer-term assignments and interim management needs. Our range of services includes in-person meetings, conference calls, primary research services, surveys, special projects, interim management and board placement.

    Our rapidly expanding client portfolio includes top-tier investment firms (PE, VC, etc.), global consultancies and major multinational corporations. We specialize in matching our clients with experts from Turkey, Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa. However we also regularly match clients with experts from the US and Continental Europe.

    With over 20 years of combined global experience in management consulting and financial services, our management team has a detailed understanding of our clients’ needs and requirements and along with our dedicated research team, can provide our clients with the highest quality, on-demand expertise resources and best-match solutions.

    Hayal Koc
    Partner and VP of Sales & Business Development

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    Office: +90 (212) 263 38 40
    Mobile: +90 (537) 408 08 87
    Website: www.expertera.com

  • United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

    PENNA plc

    For more than 40 years we’ve worked with leading organisations both in the UK and internationally, placing senior interim executives focused on achieving results. We place interim executives across all business functions up to and including Board level and provide programme management and business transformation specialists to help clients improve their organisations.

    Our experience and results-focused approach have seen us build strong relationships with clients across many different sectors – global organisations to hi-tech start-ups, from large public sector departments to high-profile not-for-profit bodies.

    We have a dedicated team of consultants specialising in interim management boasting an average of 15 years recruitment experience, all of whom have deep sector expertise. This sector insight combined with our exceptional in-house research capability and unrivalled networks, means we can identify and secure the very highest calibre people for your business.

    Add to this our commitment to provide ongoing management of our interim executives to ensure successful delivery and knowledge transfer and it’s clear why we’re considered a strategic partner to so many organisations driving through a change agenda.

    Charles Wilson
    Head of Commercial Sector Executive Interim
    Penna PLC

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    Phone: +44 (0)780 188 0420
    Website: www.penna.com

  • USA


    As one of the largest North American providers of contract executives for part-time, temporary, interim and consulting assignments, Cerius has a network of thousands of executives from General Management, Operations, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, IT, Engineering and Human Resources. These executives are available to step into companies on short notice to fill a sudden gap in leadership, to run a key initiative, or to provide specialized skills and knowledge for a temporary period of time. Cerius serves clients of all sizes from virtually every industry.

    Every now and then you need an executive who can keep your company running effectively while you’re in the middle of the hiring process. Cerius' will work with you so you can hire these executives when and where you need them with the comfort of knowing that business matters are in experienced hands.

    Interim Executive Talent*
    Whether you need an interim C-Level (CEO, CFO, CIO or CTO) or Interim VP’s and Directors – Cerius has a database of thousands of vetted, qualified executives who can bring the know how of a C-Level Executive for as long as you need. From transition teams to a short-term “shot in the arm” Cerius will work with you on finding you the best executive for your needs.

    Board Director/Advisor
    Need an advisor with proven experience in your industry? Cerius can provide you with board members and advisors who bring a wealth of knowledge for even the highest levels of your organization.

    Pamela Wasley

    Cerius Executives
    100 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 900
    Irvine, CA 92618 USA

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    Phone: +1 (888) 565-5289
    Website: www.ceriusexecutives.com

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