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News Edition: March 2023

Short Introduction

Since 1993, Robert Breitbach Consulting has been a retained executive search firm with a focus on technical industries.

With offices in Germany, Spain, Portugal and Estonia, we specialize on assisting European and Amercian companies in the search and selection of their executives and specialists.

About 70% of the search projects contain the keywords: "CEO, Managing Director, Country Manager, Business Development Manager or Expansions Manager". In addition, we have been able to fill many positions in the areas of sales, plant and production management. Not to forget many significant engineering positions.

We are pleased that you take the time to visit our "News" page. Here we would like to inform you - updated monthly - about news from the economy and society in the world economy.

From the Almanac

The term headhunter describes a company or individual that provides employment recruiting services on behalf of the employer. Headhunters are hired by firms to find talent and to locate individuals who meet specific job requirements.

The global market size is estimated at more than USD 760 billion.

Korn Ferry International, founded in 1969, is considered the largest executive search firm in the world.

In the United States, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), represents search firms who work on exclusive and retained basis.

The German equivalent to the AESC is the Bund Deutscher Unternehmensberater (BDU).

Almost 150,000 people in the United Kingdom work in recruitment.

According to LinkedIn ©, 78% of recruiters are happy with their job.

On The Move

New head of the ailing German department store group Galleria Kaufhof Karstadt is Olivier van den Bossche.

Vimal Kapur will replace Darius Adamczyk as CEO of Honeywell on June 1, 2023.

Mark Wetzel, formerly with Papa Johns, will be CEO of CKE Restaurants.

Peter Charles replaces Barry Hextall as CFO at UK based Yourgene Health.

What's On The News?
Newspaper, Door

Fairs and Exhibitions in March

Basel Fair

Cosmoprof Worldwide

Fashion & Beauty

16 - 20 March 2023, Bologna

Salon Vivre Autrement

Agriculture Industry

17 - 20 March 2023, Paris


Food & Beverages

18 - 20 March 2023, Athens

Construction Fair Vogtland

Building & Construction

19 – 20 March 2023, Plauen

International Lighting Fair

Lights & Lighting

18 - 21 March 2023, Zhongshan

Franchise Expo

Business Services

19 - 22 March 2023, Paris


IT & Technology

20 - 22 March 2023, London

TMS Annual Meeting

Computer & Gadgets

19 - 23 March 2023, San Diego

Corrosion Conference

Business Services

19 - 23 March 2023, Denver

Word for the day

"We never know how high we are.
Till we are called to rise…"
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), American Poet

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