Executive Search
beyond borders

Departer is a leading German Executive Search company with more than two decades of experience in multinational leadership recruitment. We specialize in placing executives in medium-sized enterprises and private equity portfolio firms across DACH, MEAI, ASIA and ANZ.
Our in-depth understanding of the DACH economy forms the cornerstone of international success stories.

Growing beyond borders - your growth, our dedication

Strategic Executive Search for global markets -
find your growth region across four continents

Unlock global leadership excellence. Our expert team strategically operates in the dynamic regions of DACH, MEAI, ASIA and ANZ. Our firm local footing allows us to grasp the unique challenges in each area. We attract leaders to successfully bring our clients' international visions to life by integrating the business strategies of DACH enterprises with global demands. In-depth market expertise and expansive networks make Departer the first choice choice for HR decision-makers.

ASIA

ASIA

China, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia

Departer ASIA

China, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia

Departer offers first-class Executive Search solutions for DACH companies in the Middle East.
Oliver Oehms
(CEO of German Emirati Joint Council for Industry
& Commerce (AHK) in Dubai, UAE

Trusted partnerships - our global references in Executive Search

Departer stands for exceptional expertise in Executive Search and combines global headhunting strategies with an in-depth understanding of leadership and C-level recruitment. This has earned us the trust of top-tier companies and renowned institutions worldwide.

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Success Rate
48
Nationalities successfully placed
82%
Engagement Rate from candidates
4
Continents
85%
Client retention rate

Regional "Know-Who" for your success

Our German-speaking market experts serve as your primary point of contact for national and international HR projects. They possess in-depth knowledge of local candidate networks and ensure efficient and sustainable collaboration. Contact them directly to discuss tailored solutions.

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DACH departer
Germany, Switzerland, Austria
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Middle East, Africa and India

Departer - global leadership bridge in Executive Search

Departer builds bridges in Executive Search by connecting forward-thinking businesses with leadership talent.

Our 'global leadership bridge' and in-depth knowledge guarantee that the goals and aspirations of both organizations and candidates are realised.


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Departer Engagement Hub:
Real-time dashboard for your global Executive Search projects

Welcome to the Departer Engagement Hub, an innovative digital platform designed to streamline the management of your global Executive Search projects. This integrated solution promotes smooth collaboration among candidates, clients and Departer at a centralized location.

Departer-TALK
Visionaries unveil their journeys

Exclusive insights: Listen to influential leaders in the global business market sharing their visions, strategies and proven practices in our Departer TALK format.

News & Insights

Explore the latest global market developments and their impact on executive search under 'News and Insights'.

Online Survey HR Salary Report
News from MEAI
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12.06.2024

Take Part in the HR & Salary Survey 2024-25

Are you an employee or HR decision-maker working in a German, Austrian or Swiss (DACH) company in the United Arab Emirates? If so, we have a special invitation for you! We invite you to participate in the HR & Salary Survey 2024-25, a collaborative effort between Departer and the AHK (German-Emirati Joint Council for Industry […]

Expert Interview, News from DACH
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14.05.2024

Balancing Act: Prioritizing Health in the Modern Workplace

Transforming Stress into Strength for Leaders and Organizations In support of Mental Health Awareness Month, Departer – The Know-Who People presents an insightful interview with Dr. med. Anne Pfeiffer, a renowned Mind-Body Medicine Therapist, Doctor of General Medicine and Doctor of Occupational Medicine. In this expert interview, Dr. Pfeiffer addresses common health challenges in today’s […]

News from ANZ
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29.04.2024

We are Officially Named BVMW’s Foreign Representatives for Australia

Departer´s CEO & Co-Founder Norman Sterz and Regional Manager ANZ Sabina Langenhan Are Strengthening German-Australian Business Ties We are proud to announce the appointment of Norman Sterz, along with Brisbane-based Sabina Langenhan, as the Australian representatives of the prestigious German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW International). In this role, Norman and Sabina will […]

News from MEAI
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28.03.2024

Unlocking Economic Potential: Saudi Arabia’s Progress and Opportunities for German, Swiss and Austrian Companies

The economic outlook for Saudi Arabia remains positive, with continued momentum expected in diversification efforts and economic reforms. German, Swiss and Austrian companies can capitalize on emerging opportunities in the following ways: While opportunities abound, German, Swiss and Austrian companies must navigate cultural differences, regulatory complexities, and geopolitical risks. Additionally, ensuring compliance with local laws […]

News from MEAI
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21.03.2024

Germany-India Alliance: Pioneering Prosperity in Global Markets

India’s thriving economy has attracted global attention, presenting enticing opportunities for foreign investors. Leading the G20 nations in economic expansion, India boasted a remarkable 7.2% growth in the fiscal year 2022-23 and is poised to sustain this momentum with a projected GDP growth rate of 6.9% in 2023-24. As the top economy in the European […]

News from ANZ, News from ASIA, News from DACH, News from MEAI
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01.05.2024

Trailer: Departer – The Know-Who People

Departer is a leading German Executive Search company with more than two decades of experience in multinational leadership recruitment. We specialize in placing executives in medium-sized enterprises and private equity portfolio firms across DACH, MEAI, ASIA and ANZ. Our in-depth understanding of the DACH economy forms the cornerstone of international success stories. Contact Departer today […]

News from ANZ, News from ASIA, News from DACH, News from MEAI
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01.05.2024

Labour Day Reflections: Empowering Executives and HR Leaders for a Dynamic Workforce

As we celebrate Labour Day, it’s time to pause and celebrate the heartbeat of our organizations: Our workforce, our employees! At Departer – The Know-Who People, we’ve seen firsthand the transformative power of strong HR leadership, especially after our recent Conference in Rome, where we had the privilege of meeting all incredible team members face-to-face […]

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