Hardly any other industry is currently undergoing such fundamental change and is being shaped by megatrends as the global automotive industry; digitisation, China, EV, autonomous vehicles, industry 4.0 and new mobility concepts are the keywords here, which affect the entire automotive economy and is permanently changing business models. Personalities who are able to cope with this volatile environment are a key element to success, and finding these candidates is our passion.
Our automotive industry team looks after the complete automotive value chain, from the intelligence unit to production and from the supplier to the aftermarket. We have long years of experience in the recruitment of individuals for senior management positions. We are also globally active; from the president of a manufacturer in Japan to the CEO of an automotive service provider in China to the managing director of an importer in Germany or the sales manager of a supplier and the managing director of an R&D centre.
Degree in Business Administration
After working in the automotive industry for many years, Magnus Tessner became the Managing Director of a retail enterprise with over 2,500 employees. In 2001, he joined ifp and established the Automotive & Retail Team and has successfully managed over 500 assignments. He has further significantly contributed to the development of ifp's international consulting activities. As of 2012, Magnus Tessner is a Visiting Professor at BIT - Beijing Institute of Technology in Zhuhai, People's Republic of China.
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Degree in Psychology (M.Sc.)
After studying psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn with a focus on work, organizational and personnel psychology as well as clinical psychology, Nora Sophie Conrad now works as a senior manager for the Automotive & Retail industry team.
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Degree in Business Psychology (M.Sc.)
After studying business psychology in Cologne with a focus on coaching and counseling psychology as well as organizational and personnel psychology, Elisabeth Schmidt now works as a consultant for the Automotive & Retail industry team.
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