Degree in Psychology (Diplom-Psychologe), CoachManagement Diagnostics | Head of the Division
Rainer Bäcker has gained over 20 years of experience in the areas of management diagnostics and consulting. Following a number of managerial positions in large companies, he joined ifp in 2001 and has led the Management Diagnostics division since. He has expertise in the areas of change management, talent management and organizational development, and publishes regularly on the topics of management diagnostics and development.
Degree in Economics and Sinology (M.A.)Management Diagnostics | Partner
Christiane Diefenbach has been working nationally and internationally in diagnostics and personnel consulting for 20 years, most recently as Group Director of an international personnel consulting firm. Her professional focus is on all aspects of aptitude diagnostics, talent management, business coaching and organizational development. Christiane Diefenbach joined ifp in 2018 as a Partner.
Degrees in Social Education and Psychology (Diplom-Sozialpädagoge, Diplom-Psychologe)Executive Search | Head of the Healthcare and Real Estate Sector Team
After beginning his career in youth work, Norbert Heinrich decided to study psychology. He joined ifp in 1989 and developed new consulting services for companies in the real estate and healthcare sectors. Over the years he has assisted in appointing many demanding positions covering a wide range of functions (business administration, engineering, legal, etc.)
Publisher (Verlagskaufmann), Degree in Psychology (Diplom-Psychologe)Executive Search | Head of the Banks & Building Societies Sector Team
Rolf Jacoby joined ifp in 1985 after working for several publishing companies and pursuing subsequent studies. Beginning in 1992, he established the Banks & Building Societies Team. He has personally been involved in appointing several hundred board positions and has an extensive network in all areas of the credit industry.
Degree in PsychologyManagement Diagnostics | Partner
Kristina Jansen has worked longtime for well-known retail companies, thereof eleven years at senior management / top executive level with a focus on HR development, talent management, management development and also as Head of HR. In 2017, she has joined ifp as an associate partner, in 2018 she became a Partner in the Management Diagnostics division.
Degree in Psychology, Systems Coach & TrainerManagement Diagnostics | Partner
Isabell Klawitter has been active in occupational aptitude testing, personnel and management development, and organizational development for over 20 years. She has also gained more than 14 years experience in business coaching. Having previously worked as a freelancer and in research, she joined ifp in 1992. Progressing through various positions in Executive Search, she moved to the Management Diagnostics division in 2003 where she became a Partner in 2010.
Dr Maik Lehmann
Lawyer (Volljurist)Executive Search | Head of the Telecommunications, IT & Media Team
His employment as a lawyer with a large law firm was followed by positions in two DAX corporations. The last position he held was as Managing Director. Maik Lehmann joined ifp eight years ago and has been able to place numerous executive and director level positions. He has a stable network of contacts in the ITC and media sectors which he has built up over the past 20 years.
Insurance Broker (Versicherungskaufmann), Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann)Executive Search | Head of the Insurance & Non-Profit Organisations Sector Team
After finishing his training and subsequent studies at the University of Cologne, Christian Schüssler fulfilled various management positions in the insurance industry, most recently as member of ‘Die Continentale Versicherungsverbund’ (Insurers Association) board. He made a career move to consulting in 2012 and has led the Insurance and Non-profit Organisations Team since.
Dr Marc Stapp
Degree and Doctorate in Psychology (Diplom-Psychologe, Ph.D.)Executive Search | Head of the Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Technology Sector Team
After his studies and subsequent doctorate in occupational and health safety, Marc Stapp joined ifp in 1999. He began working as a consultant for medium-sized industrial companies and clients in the automotive sector. He has carried responsibility for our Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Technology Team since 2006. Together with his team, he fills top management positions across all functions for both medium-sized and corporate organisations.
Dr Magnus Tessner
Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann)Executive Search | Head of the Automotive & Retail Sector Team
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.
Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt (BA))Executive Search | Head of the Consumer Goods Sector Team
Marcus Vollmers has worked longtime for well-known branded companies and wholesalers of the consumer goods respectively beverage industry, thereof 18 years at senior management level. With his team he fills top management positions across all functions for both medium-sized and corporate organisations.
Dr Saskia-Maria Weh
Degree in PsychologyManagement Diagnostics | Partner
Dr Saskia-Maria Weh has many years of experience in the consulting industry. Most recently, she headed the Serviceline Development at Kienbaum Consultants International. She has extensive knowledge in management diagnostics and development as well as in strategic personnel development and has completed a coaching education. Dr Saskia-Maria Weh joined ifp in 2019 as a Partner.
Banker (Bankkaufmann), Degree in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann)Executive Search | Head of the Medium-sized Industrial Companies Sector Team
Jörg Will joined our company in 1992 after graduating from the University of Passau. He acquired his father's share in the company and became the Managing Director of ifp in 1996. His father is the company’s founder, Horst Will. For many years his main focus has been on the appointment of managerial and board member positions in medium-sized industrial companies. He has also gained extensive experience in consulting entrepreneurs and owner families, also in guiding generation change, and consulting the insurance industry.
Degree in PsychologyExecutive Search | Head of the Education & Science Sector Team
After Britta Wöhrmann completed her degree in 2004 she was employed as a research assistant. She began working as a consultant for ifp in 2007. With a broad focus in the sector, she has gained experience in human resources consulting and aptitude diagnostics. Parallel to this, she completed her training as a systemic consultant. Britta Wöhrmann currently heads the Education & Science Team at ifp.
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