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Amrop Grows with New Partner Hires in EMEA and Latam


Amrop announces the recent addition of five Partners within its global partnership of executive search professionals.

  • Michal Lewinski – Principal, Poland
  • Veronica Anam-Waiyaki – Managing Partner, Kenya
  • Mansour Abdulghaffar – Principal, Saudi Arabia
  • Jaime Montemayor – Partner, Mexico
  • Alex Dayrabekov – Associate Partner, Ukraine

Michal Lewinski has 15 years of executive search experience in Poland and the CEE region. Prior to joining Amrop, he was a Partner of a major international search firm. At Amrop, Michal is responsible for the Automotive and Industrial, Real Estate, and Logistics practices in Poland, with a special focus on operations, supply chain and general management functions.

Veronica Anam-Waiyaki has more than 20 years' experience in leading the human capital function in large international organizations in Kenya and Nigeria. In addition to managing large human resources functions and teams, she has extensive experience of providing strategic advice to senior management, board of directors and trustees, where she advises on talent acquisition and retention. Veronica has a track record of providing high quality advisory services to clients across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Tanzania.

Mansour Abdulghaffar started his career as a Management Consultant with Elixir Management Consultancy in Saudi Arabia. His areas of expertise include Strategy and Product Development and he has worked mostly with Public Sector clients where he advised on Labor Policy, Healthcare, Education and creating and managing Public Private Partnerships. In addition, he has advised NGOs on creating, supporting and nurturing entrepreneurship on a national level.

Jaime Montemayor's experience includes leadership positions in general and commercial management, operations, strategy and business consulting. He has significant experience in the Automotive and Industrial sector, having worked for companies such as BASF, Honeywell and Nemak (Alfa Group). He also has significant experience in the Professional Services sector, having worked for companies such as Booz & Company, Andersen and Teleperfomance. Jaime has lived, worked and conducted business in various countries in North & Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Alex Dayrabekov joins Amrop with broad experience in multinational business environments, with 12 years of experience in Executive Search and HR. Alex started his career as a Recruitment Consultant at an international recruitment company in Ukraine, further advanced to the Head of HR at Samsung Electronics in Ukraine, Country Manager at a global moving & relocation company, and most recently Head of Central Asia at an Executive Search company. Alex consulting practice is focused on the Pharmaceuticals, FMCG and Retail sectors, adding value with his HR and GM background, as well as strong cross-cultural competence.

About Amrop

Amrop advises the world’s most dynamic, agile organizations on identifying and positioning Leaders For What’s Next - adept at working across borders, in markets around the world. With 83 offices in 57 countries, Amrop is one of the world’s largest retained executive search partnerships.