• Automotive Expertise

    Automotive currently represents a significant 30% of InterSearch Worldwide’s cross-border capability globally.
  • Automotive Expertise

    Automotive currently represents a significant 30% of InterSearch Worldwide’s cross-border capability globally.

InterSearch has extensive expertise in the Automotive industry worldwide. Given it is one of strongest sectors; it currently represents approximately 30% of our cross-border capability globally.

The Automotive Group is very active at both an international and local level for a clientele that includes manufacturing, distribution and sales organizations operating in the following sectors:

  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Motorbikes
  • Light & Heavy Commercial Vehicles
  • Agricultural & Construction Equipment
  • Buses
  • Engines
  • Spare Parts & Servicing
  • Leasing
InterSearch has a strong track record of successfully placing managerial and highly specialist positions across: R&D, Engineering, Production, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Sales, Project/Platform Management, Supply Chain, HR, Operations, Logistics and Six Sigma Business Excellence. The members of the Automotive Practice Group work collaboritvely to share their experiences at a regional and global level. Adopting global best practices from each-other and creating strong synergies in order to identify the best talent worldwide.

Automotive Group

Group Leader
  • Olimpia Bisogni
    Olimpia Bisogni
    InterSearch Italy
O.Bisogni@intersearch.org

Automotive Group - Regional Leaders

North West Europe & MEA
  • Olimpia Bisogni
    Olimpia Bisogni
    InterSearch Italy
O.Bisogni@intersearch.org
Central Eastern Europe
  • Igor Svatos
    Igor Svatos
    InterSearch Czech Republic
I.Svatos@intersearch.org
Americas
  • Malena Juarez
    Malena Juarez
    InterSearch Mexico
ME.Juarez@intersearch.org
Asia Pacific
  • Binita Ghosh
    Binita Ghosh
    InterSearch India
B.Ghosh@intersearch.org
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Olimpia Bisogni
InterSearch Italy

Olimpia Bisogni has around 20 years of experience in executive search industry managing assignments for top and middle management levels, both national and international. She has been working at InterSearch Italy since 2002 when she started leading the Florence Office. Later she held the role of Head of Milan Office where she leads a qualified team of consultants and researchers, personally partnering with a variety of multinational clients in the automotive, industrial sectors and other industries as well (Retail, Apparel and Fashion, Financial Services,…).

Olimpia has intimate knowledge about the automotive industry and has carried out numerous searches in such functions as marketing and sales, engineering and technical, production, purchasing, and finance. She is also the Key Account Manager of Fiat Chrysler Automotive/CNH Industrial Group at EMEA Level.

Having joined InterSearch Italy in 2002, Olimpia has previous experience in other consulting companies. Besides executive search her competencies include talent acquisition, global recruitment project management and business development.

She used to live in Italy, Spain and Switzerland where she is currently based dividing her professional time and life between Milan and Lugano.

Olimpia holds a degree in economics from the University of Florence, speaks Italian which is her mother tongue, Spanish and English fluently.

Olimpia Bisogni
InterSearch Italy

Olimpia Bisogni has around 20 years of experience in executive search industry managing assignments for top and middle management levels, both national and international. She has been working at InterSearch Italy since 2002 when she started leading the Florence Office. Later she held the role of Head of Milan Office where she leads a qualified team of consultants and researchers, personally partnering with a variety of multinational clients in the automotive, industrial sectors and other industries as well (Retail, Apparel and Fashion, Financial Services,…).

Olimpia has intimate knowledge about the automotive industry and has carried out numerous searches in such functions as marketing and sales, engineering and technical, production, purchasing, and finance. She is also the Key Account Manager of Fiat Chrysler Automotive/CNH Industrial Group at EMEA Level.

Having joined InterSearch Italy in 2002, Olimpia has previous experience in other consulting companies. Besides executive search her competencies include talent acquisition, global recruitment project management and business development.

She used to live in Italy, Spain and Switzerland where she is currently based dividing her professional time and life between Milan and Lugano.

Olimpia holds a degree in economics from the University of Florence, speaks Italian which is her mother tongue, Spanish and English fluently.

Igor Svatos
InterSearch Czech Republic

Managing partner of P&P InterSearch
Prague – Czech Republic

Igor is working for more than 20 years in the search and selection within the CEE region.

Prior to his career in HR consulting Igor was a Sales and Marketing Manager at the official distributor of Saab cars for the Czech Republic (1993-1996). Starting up the dealers network, developing the car sales & marketing in the new situation just after the fall of the „Iron curtain“.

Since 1996 Igor has been enjoying the career in search and selection consequently in Dr. Pendl & Dr Piswanger and in InterSearch.

The strong focus of the company is consulting for Automotive – both sales/distribution and production (all tiers).

Czech Republic is one of the largest producers of cars (per capita) in the world and the concertation of the production sites is enormous. Besides Prague the company has a consultant in northern Bohemia close to Skoda and its uppliers.

Igor graduated from a Moscow Institute of International Relations, spent a year (in the mid-80s) in Beijing learning Chinese language.

Malena Juarez
InterSearch Mexico

With a career spanning over 30 years, Maria Elena “Malena” Juarez is a long-standing, well-recognized professional in the Executive Search consultancy field in Mexico. Her career includes work of two decades as a Partner with Amrop. She joined InterSearch as a Partner in 2010, when the Firm established in Mexico.

Malena´s relationship with the Automotive Industry dates back to the start of her career, when she worked for the then most important auto-parts manufacturer. Her profound knowledge of the automotive sector has contributed to her successfully completing challenging and very specialized searches entrusted by leading international client organizations.

She has also been effective in managing search assignment for other industries such as Industrial Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Mineral Resources, Life Sciences and Health Care, IT / Telco and Consumer Products.

Her work is focused not only on Mexican-based business but those with American, European and other countries in the Latin American and Asian Regions, utilizing her understanding of diverse cultures and skills for languages. In addition to her native Spanish, she can communicate fluently in English and has a good command of French and Italian. Malena holds a BA and an MBA from the University of the Americas in Mexico.

Binita Ghosh
InterSearch India

Binita has been a career professional in the Human Resources consulting domain, with high specialization in senior management executive search. She has been responsible for assignments across the industry spectrum, with high focus on the thriving sectors of Automotive and Industrial, TMT and Travel & Hospitality.

Her role has evolved, growing from a solid base of activities pertaining to knowledge management, conceptualizing and executing data analytics and research operations, to developing search strategies and it’s successful implementation, culminating in meeting and completing committed deliverables to the Client.

Binita has been leading research and consulting teams for complex and high stakes cross-border leadership talent mandates, with a proven measure of success and consistency.

Additionally, she carries internal responsibilities of providing oversight for corporate marketing and media relations activities for the Firm in India

She completed her High school from Loreto House in Calcutta, and went on to graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University. She has a Masters Degree in Management and Information Technology from IMT Calcutta.

Binita loves to travel, to learn about people, their culture and cuisine. She also enjoys cooking for her friends!

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