Guido Schilling hands over the majority stake in schillingpartners to the next generation

In the future, schillingpartners will be managed by its longstanding partners. Guido Schilling will remain with the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors and will focus on non-executive and selected top executive management positions. Malte Müller, who has been with the company for 10 years and heads the Industry/Energy Practice, will take over as Managing Partner. Like Malte, the other partners also focus on specific industries, in which they apply their expertise for their clients.

Guido Schilling has been active in executive search for over 30 years and established schillingpartners as one of the leading executive search companies in Switzerland. With a systematic, reliable, and goal-oriented approach, the headhunters find the right executives at the highest management level for SMEs and large companies. In 2019, Guido Schilling started the succession planning process with the partners to sustainably position the company for the future. The majority of schillingpartners is now in the hands of the next generation.

Guido Schilling comments this milestone as follows: “It fills me with joy and pride to have found an excellent solution for the future of schillingpartners and its employees together with the long-standing partners. I will fully support the partners in the realization of their business plans.”

schillingpartners has set itself ambitious goals for the future. “We want to be the number 1 in executive search in Switzerland,” Malte Müller explains the company’s vision. “To achieve this, we will continue to expand the team and are especially looking for strong consultants who share our quality standards and deliver the maximum performance for our clients every day.”

About schilling partners ag

schillingpartners is a leading executive search firm based in the Prime Tower in Zurich. The company currently employs around 30 people. The consultants specialize in individual focus areas, ranging from industrial goods, IT technology, financial services to healthcare and life sciences, as well as consumer goods, the energy sector, real estate, and the public sector. Internationally, the firm is affiliated with the IMD Search Group with offices in 25 countries on four continents.

Since the beginning of 2023, the company is managed by the partnership. Managing Partner is Malte Müller. The Board of Directors consists of Guido Schilling as Chairman, Brigitta Schläpfer, Gilgian Eisner and Malte Müller.

The Board of Directors:
Gilgian Eisner / Malte Müller / Brigitta Schläpfer / Guido Schilling