• Industrial

    The complex & rapid transformations of the industrial practice, such as globalization, rapidly emerging markets, fast changing market regulations and technologies and above all digitization require leaders of a new kind.
  • Industrial

    The complex & rapid transformations of the industrial practice, such as globalization, rapidly emerging markets, fast changing market regulations and technologies and above all digitization require leaders of a new kind.
  • Industrial

    The complex & rapid transformations of the industrial practice, such as globalization, rapidly emerging markets, fast changing market regulations and technologies and above all digitization require leaders of a new kind.
Today's industrial manager needs to be innovative, have a global mind-set, and needs to be able to focus on strategic, operative and financial aspects of the business at the same time.
Spanning all major industrial segments, company size as well as functional responsibilities (top managers, C-suite and functional level), highly specialized consultants in over 50 countries identify the most suitable candidates for our client companies and carefully monitor the best talents able to fulfil strategic roles in a globalized challenging scenario with regard to manufacturing industries and processes such as:
  • Aviation, Defense, Aircraft industry, Airline industry
  • Building and Construction materials
  • Chemical industry
  • Construction machinery and Construction supplies (heavy equipment, electric tools, construction chemicals, paints and coatings, elevators, building automation, heating and ventilation, etc.)
  • Electronics & Electrical engineering
  • Industrial services, including Logistics
  • Mechanical engineering (machine tools and manufacturing systems, plastics and rubber machinery, packaging machinery, etc.)


Group Leader
  • Elke Ebeling
    Elke Ebeling
    InterSearch Germany

Industrial (no Automotive) Group - Regional Leaders

North West Europe & MEA
  • Malin Siegfelt
    Malin Siegfelt
    InterSearch Sweden
Central Eastern Europe
  • Hedda Hanke
    Hedda Hanke
    InterSearch Germany
Asia Pacific
  • Binita Ghosh
    Binita Ghosh
    InterSearch India
Asia Pacific - China
  • Vincent Zhu
    Vincent Zhu
    InterSearch China
  • Greg Harper
    Greg Harper
    InterSearch USA
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Elke Ebeling
InterSearch Germany

Elke Ebeling has been working in the HR sector for over 20 years, initially as HR director and member of the management of a Europe-wide, medium-sized HR and training company with more than 800 employees, then as a Partner in Executive Search for a leading European firm and subsequently as Managing Director of a Management Consulting company in Düsseldorf.

Elke joined InterSearch Executive Consultants in 2017 as partner and is based at the company´s office in Frankfurt.

Consulting Focus

Elke has many years of substantiated experience in the search of executives (national and international) as well as specialists in the fields of industry, mechanical and plant engineering, construction and aerospace. The focus is on advising both owner-managed medium-sized companies and corporate groups.

Key Competencies

C-Level/ Top Executives
Transnational Search


Elke studied law and holds an LLC.

Malin Siegfelt
InterSearch Sweden

Current employment

Feb 2016 – Present
Partner Talentia AB

Jan 2013 – Present
Business Area Manager Talentia AB

Aug 2012 – Present
Consultant- Engineering & Construction Talentia AB

Talentia successfully maps and identifies executives, young professionals and specialists for Swedish and international clients. Our services include Executive Search, Recruitment, Interim Management Solutions and a Talent Network. In addition, we assist our clients with a range of consulting services in the HR field.

Main responsibilities:
– Account management & budget responsibility.
– Managing recruitment processes; identifying, screening, interviewing, doing background checks & following up on candidates.
– Advising clients and candidates on e.g. salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.

Previous employment

Nov 2009 – Aug 2012
Business Developer
DEK Technologies

Jan 2008 – Nov 2009
Senior Recruitment Consultant Engineering

Sep 2002 – Dec 2007
Credit Control

May 2001 – Mar 2002
Key Account Manager

2000 – 2001
Account manager, Scandinavia and Nordic
Glotel, London

1997 – 2000
Sale Executive Global Account, Engineering and Telecom
Tangent International


2004 – 2008
Stockholm University
Master, Gender

2002 – 2004
Södertörns högskola
Bsc, Gender

Haga skolan

Hedda Hanke
InterSearch Germany

Hedda Hanke has worked in executive search since 1990, initially for a leading European firm and subsequently as the Managing Partner at Gemini Executive Search, where she led the competence centres for Retail & Distribution and Family Owned Companies. In 2014 she became Managing Director of Amrop Delta Management Consultants based in their Düsseldorf office, then joined InterSearch Executive Consultants as Partner and is now based at the company´s office in Cologne.

She has extensive experience in the placement of senior managers for leading international companies in the technology, trade, and service sectors. Specific industry focus:

  • Family owned and -run companies / Small to Medium Enterprises
  • Production Engineering and Technology
  • Construction Components Industry
  • Trade and Service sectors

Specific expertise:

  • C-Level / Senior Management
  • Succession management
  • International and multinational search
  • Diversity

Hedda speaks German, English and Italian.

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!

Vincent Zhu
InterSearch China

Vincent has been working as a senior executive consultant for over 7 years as the member of InterSearch China-ZW HR Consulting based in Shanghai.

Vincent has many years of experience in mid to senior level search of candidates in the fields of Automation, Robotics, Machinery, Material Processing and in green field plants talent recruitment.

Vincent is experienced in delivering commercial solutions to talents consulting and recruitment requirements in China as well as Asia Pacific.

Greg Harper
InterSearch USA

Charles Aris Inc. senior vice president Greg Harper serves as the company’s primary practice leader for Engineering & Operations with a focus on Industrial Manufacturing, Chemicals and Wood Products.

Greg solves his clients’ needs in Corporate Management; Executive and Technical Sales, Marketing and Business Development; Chemical, Mechanical and Process Engineering; as well as Production and Manufacturing. He joined Charles Aris with 25 years of chemical and industrial experience including 15 years with The Sherwin-Williams Company in multiple roles revolving around sales, marketing and business development.

Greg’s success in serving his clients is built on his extensive knowledge in business management and sales development. Greg’s consulting background, in combination with the Charles Aris 14-Step Priority Search Process, enables him to thoroughly and accurately deliver A-level talent to his clients in a timely and efficient manner.

Greg earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from Georgia Southern University.

Greg enjoys the outdoors and sports-related activities. He and his soulmate, Charmaine, and their sons, Hayden and Bryce, enjoy weekends spent wakeboarding, slalom skiing and barefooting at their lake home.

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