Amrop Announces New Global Board Members


Amrop, a global leader in Executive Search with presence in 53 countries, announces the appointment of two new Board Members to its Global Board:

  • Jaime Montemayor, Managing Partner, Amrop Mexico
  • Thomas Hofer, Managing Partner, Amrop Hofer Tan, Singapore

“Jaime and Thomas bring significant business knowledge and global leadership to Amrop’s Board, built through many years of experience in executive search consulting as well as in industry”, said Annika Farin, Amrop Chair. “They are key members of our Latam and APAC regional teams and we look forward to their continued impact on behalf of our firms. These appointments not only reflect Amrop’s strategy to walk the talk on diversity and inclusion (with 8 Board members from 8 different nationalities and 3 women) but also Amrop’s growth targets outside Europe, as we emerge stronger out of the pandemic.”

Jaime Montemayor has been a Partner of Amrop since 2015. He is a leading consultant in Mexico for the Industrial, Technology, and Consumer & Retail sectors. He also leads projects in Leadership and Board Services. Jaime's experience includes leadership positions in commercial management, sales, operations, strategy and business consulting. He has worked internationally and locally for multinationals, mid-caps and family-owned companies. He also has deep expertise helping companies in their go-to-market, growth, reorganization and transformation challenges.

Thomas Hofer is Managing Partner of Amrop Hofer Tan in Singapore. He has decades of professional experience in retained executive search, board consulting, succession planning and strategic talent advisory at board and senior management levels. He is also a former Commanding Officer of a regiment, with four battalions and 2,500 military personnel under his leadership. Thomas maintains a lifelong interest in sports and served as Team Manager of the Swiss National Elite Rowing Team, participating in World Cup and World Championships during two Olympic cycles: 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing. He has advised on the search for several critical leadership appointments in the international sports arena and continues to collaborate on senior talent requirements as part of Amrop’s global Sports Practice.

Together with its existing members, Amrop’s new Global Board consists of 8 members from around the world, carefully designed to bring a representative balance of perspectives to the governance of Amrop's global Partnership:

  • Chair: Annika Farin (Germany)
  • Andrew Woodburn (South Africa)
  • Marie Högstedt (Sweden)
  • Adam Saunders (UK)
  • Oana Ciornei (Romania)
  • Jarle Trandokken (Norway)
  • Jaime Montemayor (Mexico)
  • Thomas Hofer (Singapore)

About Amrop

The Amrop Partnership is one of the largest global leadership advisory consultancies. It advises the world’s most dynamic organizations by identifying and placing inspiring leaders ready to address the challenges of the future. Amrop’s advice - whether in executive search, board consulting or leadership advisory - is always grounded in the unique context of every individual client. Amrop’s trusted and senior counsel is underpinned by an unrivalled global network of contacts and validated by the latest original research. Established in 1977, the Amrop Partnership has its foundation in an agile partnership of ‘best in class’ businesses, built by Amrop partners themselves. Providing unparalleled local insight and an entrepreneurial mindset, the Amrop Partnership today spans 65 offices in 53 countries across Asia Pacific, EMEA and the Americas.