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Thomas Straessle

Thomas Straessle

T: +41796087818

Industry, Automotive

Thomas Straessle is Managing Director and Site Director of the Kienbaum (Schweiz) AG in Zurich. In addition to his Executive Search activities he also emphasizes on Management Audits and Strategic HR Consulting.

Thomas Straessle has been in the Executive Search field for more than 17 years. He has sound experience in international project management in the staffing of middle and top management positions for small and medium sized companies as well as for large corporations. He joined Kienbaum in September 2016 and has his main focus on digital development in Executive Search. He initiated and leads a project in which the expertise in Executive Search for decades as well as the know-how and the network of the Kienbaum consultants is being linked into an integral recruiting solution with an intelligent information logistics.

Prior to his career in Executive Search, Thomas was managing a company dealing with investment goods for 6 years. In his younger years he was a professional racket ball player, he was Swiss champion and no.1 for many years and his name also showed up in the world rankings. Later he had an avocational mandate as a national coach. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration and Sports Management (NDS Uni Fribourg) and speaks - besides his native language German - English and French.