Klaus specialises on C-level searches for clients in IT & Media, E-commerce & Digital and Industry & Manufacturing. His focus is on assignments for family-owned and private equity owned companies.
Klaus became part of AmropCivitas in July 2018 as a Managing Partner of Civitas International, the firm he had joined in 2004 as a Managing Director. As a core member of Amrop's Digital Practice, Klaus closely collaborates with his international colleagues and can provide a global coverage of the relevant candidates.
Klaus is a member of the advisory board of some of his clients and is regarded as a trusted advisor for all HR-related matters.
With an academic background in psychology & sociology (M.A. Hamburg) and business administration (ESCP Europe, Paris) as well as coaching (Meyler Campbell, London), he has always had a person-centric approach to business. He has extended his executive search practice into executive coaching and is passionate about facilitating the transition of executives from top managers to thoughtful business leaders.
His previous experience includes Russell Reynolds in London, Munich and Frankfurt, Management Consulting with A.T. Kearney in Dusseldorf and Munch and Investment Banking with UBS PaineWebber in London. He also served as a submarine officer in the German Navy.