Armin Meier has held C-level executive positions in multiple industries, giving him an in-depth understanding of leadership qualities that transfer across industries. His own senior management background centred on the technology and industrial sectors, as well as travel, supply chain, hospitality and retail. Armin leads Boyden’s Industrial Practice, bringing guidance and clarity to complex assignments.
With a strong foundation in human resources, legal consulting and professional services, Managing Partner Eva Bachmann began her distinguished career in executive search over 15 years ago. She focuses primarily on C-level appointments, in a variety of industries including consumer, financial and industrial, and is a member of the Global Consumer & Retail and Human Resources Practices.
Rainer Faistauer has more than 20 years’ experience in executive search, along with a strong background in consulting and senior management. His expertise spans multiple industries. A member of the Global Industrial and Technology Practices, Rainer also works with clients in the fintech sector, with a focus on candidates for C-level, senior management and board appointments.
Martin Mueller brings a substantial background in human resources to the role of Managing Partner. He worked in the discipline for more than 20 years, serving in global executive positions. As a member of the Financial Services and CEO & Board Services practices, Martin applies his skills in talent strategy and change management to help clients plan and build strong teams, capable of moving their businesses forward.
Dr. Mike J. Widmer is passionate about intersecting technology, people and business. His multicultural background and international experience allow him to match people not only on a skill but more importantly on a cultural, attitude and values level. The science and art of executive search is what truly excites him.
Over the course of nearly 20 years in executive search and recruitment, Barbarella Briand has developed exceptional skills in search management and execution. In addition to identifying and qualifying prospects, she is adept in executive research, market analysis and search strategy. She is also a skilled multilingual communicator who builds lasting candidate and client relationships.
Having started his career at Boyden as a Researcher, Ralf Büsser learned the executive search business from the ground up. He has successfully conducted numerous searches in all industries and executive functions, with a focus on the ICT industry. Ralf is known for his ability to understand the business, culture and vision of an organization and to complement teams with the right leadership.
Nadin Bolliger is an essential part of the team at Boyden Switzerland, tasked with ensuring that assignments stay on track, and that our researchers and consultants have the necessary support to meet project milestones. An earlier career with the public has endowed Nadin with a polished, customer-focused mind-set, motivating her to imbue all activities with a high level of professionalism.
As a Project Manager at Boyden Switzerland, Nina Degiacomi provides invaluable support to the entire team, drawing on her experience in integral supporting roles in various industries. Nina’s career has given her exposure to daily operations in consumer goods, legal services, private banking, industrial, manufacturing, aerospace and defence, as well as the sales and marketing functions.
Isabelle Graf honed her outstanding organisational skills and keen attention to detail as a project manager and organizer on major exhibitions, conferences and other events throughout Switzerland. This background gives her a solid foundation for coordinating the efforts of researchers, consultants and practice groups at Boyden Zurich in the service of national and international clients.
As a Project Manager at Boyden Switzerland, Vanessa Saurino provides invaluable support to the Zürich team, drawing on her experience in project management and administrative functions, both in Switzerland and the UK. Her outstanding organisational, problem-solving and language skills are assets to her colleagues, as well as clients and candidates. Vanessa is focused on client care and motivated to achieve the best results.
A key member of the Boyden Switzerland research team in Zürich, Deborah Siegemund provides valuable support for the firm’s consultants and research staff. She is responsible for market intelligence and analysis, providing the in-depth information essential to executive search assignments. Deborah also uses her outstanding organisational skills to manage the office’s internal databases.
Marianne Somm is a solution-oriented Senior Researcher with strong market research and HR management background. With 15 years’ experience in executive search, she has broad knowledge in a range of industries, which she uses to source and identify candidates for assignments across all levels and functions. On cross-border searches, Marianne also contributes her international expertise.