Stürzebecher joins DHR International as Partner in Frankfurt

January 28, 2016

LONDON, UK (January, 2016) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Gert Stürzebecher has joined the firm as a Partner, based in the Frankfurt office.

Joining DHR International’s Advanced Technology Practice Group, Gert has experience working with the firm’s Central and Eastern European offices where he has previously consulted on an advisory basis.

Gert has over 20 years of experience working within executive search, specialising in recruiting for C-suite, senior executive and board of director roles, in addition to leading management assessment projects. He has worked with clients across the media and entertainment, digital, retail and e-commerce, telecom, professional services, industrial and private equity sectors.

Prior to joining DHR International, Gert served as Managing Partner at CTPartners where he oversaw the development and growth of the firm’s German operations. He has also held the position of Partner at Eric Salmon & Partners where he worked for six years, focusing on the media and digital industries. In addition, Gert spent 15 years at Bertelsmann AG, primarily in the role of Vice President of Corporate Management Development.

Gert is a graduate from the University of Hamburg with advanced degrees in Psychology and Business Administration.

Frank Smeekes, Managing Partner at DHR International and head of the firm’s European operations, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Gert Stürzebecher to the firm. He is a big hitter in the European executive search market and to have his expertise and experience on-board is a great feat for DHR International.”

“Our Advanced Technology Practice Group is a real asset for DHR International and with Gert’s contribution it will no doubt continue to go from strength to strength over the coming years.”