Executive Search WE KNOW HOW. WE KNOW WHO.
Christoph Stichel
Head of Industry, Executive Search


“We bring the customers’ and candidates’ requirements together, constantly involve both sides, sound out and work out individual solutions.



Industrie Personalities

The industry sector is one of the main pillars of the German economy. For decades, this segment’s large listed companies and hidden champions do their bit in safeguarding jobs and contributing to overall prosperity by driving technological progress and high quality. In order to continue to fulfill this responsibility, it is no longer enough to select or develop sites and structures in a strategically clever way. What matters most is the expansion and enhancement of qualified personnel. What’s more: Personalities matter just as much as safeguarding their know-how, skills and innovative ideas for your company’s goals.

division one finds these personalities for you and thus makes your company more sustainable and competitive. Our experienced consultants in the practice group industry find and place top managers and specialized experts into your vacant positions, e.g. in machinery and plant engineering, electrical engineering and automation as well as aerospace.

We lead proactively and enable our partner companies to master the insecure VUCA world. To achieve this, we position ourselves as a professional consultancy with a vision, understanding, clarity and agility

A strong Team for Your Success

Your Team

Christoph Stichel

Managing Partner Executive Search

+49 711 310 584-22

+49 711 310 584-80

+49 172 4395881


Christoph Stichel is the industry team’s managing partner and creative trendsetter. Christoph sees himself as a consultant of two parties whose needs he equally aims to meet at the highest level. His consultancy approach is customer- and candidate-focused with the goal of creating a clear win-win-situation.

Deborah Thiem

Assignment Manager

+49 711 310 584-33

+49 711 310 584-80

+49 171 1090132


Deborah Thiem is an assignment manager and your contact person for tricky researches. Her area of expertise is identifying important key qualifications and the associated structured research. To not miss the latest industry trends, Deborah undergoes continuous training. 


Marina Freundt

Senior Project Manager Research

+49 711 310 584 21

+49 711 310 584 80

+49 152 56613710


Marina Freundt commands an extensive project expertise and is strong in communicating with both customers and candidates. Her motto: understanding, listening and ensuring exact placements. Her contagious enthusiasm and her openness for changes of perspective are especially remarkable.

Nuria Rodriguez Bande

Project Manager Research

+49 711 310 584 34

+49 711 310 584 80

+49 160 5551428


Nuria Rodriguez Bande is a project manager in research whose commitment is to always find the optimal solution. She stands for an open, direct communication. Due to her Spanish roots and her strong communication skills, she is well-versed in the international arena.