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Maximilian Elbling
Project Manager

Maximilian Elbling´s choice of studies reflects his long-standing interest in understanding the impact of Economics and Social Sciences on todays’ society.

He started working at Gebr. Schwanke in 2017 as a part-time student and a year later was promoted into a permanent position. As a project manager Maximilian is known for his people savviness as well as his ability to communicate.

Maximilian effectively and efficiently harmonizes the requirements of the clients with the needs of the candidates. This offers the opportunity for optimal development of the individual and on the other hand, it creates an added value for the employer and the society as a whole.

Max spends his free time with his girlfriend cooking, reading books or watching movies as well as enjoying outdoor activities.

Maximilian Elbling´s choice of studies reflects his long-standing interest in understanding the impact of Economics and Social Sciences on todays’ society.

He started working at Gebr. Schwanke in 2017 as a part-time student and a year later was promoted into a permanent position. As a project manager Maximilian is known for his people savviness as well as his ability to communicate.

Maximilian effectively and efficiently harmonizes the requirements of the clients with the needs of the candidates. This offers the opportunity for optimal development of the individual and on the other hand, it creates an added value for the employer and the society as a whole.

Max spends his free time with his girlfriend cooking, reading books or watching movies as well as enjoying outdoor activities.

Maximilian Elbling´s choice of studies reflects his long-standing interest in understanding the impact of Economics and Social Sciences on todays’ society.

He started working at Gebr. Schwanke in 2017 as a part-time student and a year later was promoted into a permanent position. As a project manager Maximilian is known for his people savviness as well as his ability to communicate.

Maximilian effectively and efficiently harmonizes the requirements of the clients with the needs of the candidates. This offers the opportunity for optimal development of the individual and on the other hand, it creates an added value for the employer and the society as a whole.

Max spends his free time with his girlfriend cooking, reading books or watching movies as well as enjoying outdoor activities.

02 / 07
Steven Fashipe
Partner

Steven B. Fashipe oversees a broad portfolio of European clients in filling top international positions while also augmenting on the project management side of all global projects at Gebrüder Schwanke.

He manages our North American office in Chicago and can look back on a long career in executive search.

He, like most of the consultants at Gebrüder Schwanke, began his executive search career in the project management side. He conducted many technical search projects for a well-known German premium car manufacturer especially in the areas of turbocharger technology and transmission technology for a consultancy specializing in the automotive sector. He then built up the African business in Nigeria for an international consulting firm.

Steven B. Fashipe oversees a broad portfolio of European clients in filling top international positions while also augmenting on the project management side of all global projects at Gebrüder Schwanke.

He manages our North American office in Chicago and can look back on a long career in executive search.

He, like most of the consultants at Gebrüder Schwanke, began his executive search career in the project management side. He conducted many technical search projects for a well-known German premium car manufacturer especially in the areas of turbocharger technology and transmission technology for a consultancy specializing in the automotive sector. He then built up the African business in Nigeria for an international consulting firm.

Steven B. Fashipe oversees a broad portfolio of European clients in filling top international positions while also augmenting on the project management side of all global projects at Gebrüder Schwanke.

He manages our North American office in Chicago and can look back on a long career in executive search.

He, like most of the consultants at Gebrüder Schwanke, began his executive search career in the project management side. He conducted many technical search projects for a well-known German premium car manufacturer especially in the areas of turbocharger technology and transmission technology for a consultancy specializing in the automotive sector. He then built up the African business in Nigeria for an international consulting firm.

03 / 07
Georg Meinel
Head of Project Management

While studying Political Science, Georg was already convinced that he wanted to work in the field Human Resources. Early on, he gained experience in project management and, after completing his studies, he joined the Schwanke Bros. Executive Search. He was the first permanent employee and is now responsible for all project management. 
In his spare time he likes traveling, enjoys music and loves cooking Mediterranean cuisine.

While studying Political Science, Georg was already convinced that he wanted to work in the field Human Resources. Early on, he gained experience in project management and, after completing his studies, he joined the Schwanke Bros. Executive Search. He was the first permanent employee and is now responsible for all project management. 
In his spare time he likes traveling, enjoys music and loves cooking Mediterranean cuisine.

While studying Political Science, Georg was already convinced that he wanted to work in the field Human Resources. Early on, he gained experience in project management and, after completing his studies, he joined the Schwanke Bros. Executive Search. He was the first permanent employee and is now responsible for all project management. 
In his spare time he likes traveling, enjoys music and loves cooking Mediterranean cuisine.

04 / 07
Lars Schwanke
Managing Director

After gaining valuable experience with a successful stint at a well known executive search company that specialized in the automotive and finance sectors in Franfurt/Main, he founded Schwanke Bros./Gebruder Schwanke together with his brother and returned to his home town of Berlin.
Lars lives in Berlin, he is married and has one daughter.

After gaining valuable experience with a successful stint at a well known executive search company that specialized in the automotive and finance sectors in Franfurt/Main, he founded Schwanke Bros./Gebruder Schwanke together with his brother and returned to his home town of Berlin.
Lars lives in Berlin, he is married and has one daughter.

After gaining valuable experience with a successful stint at a well known executive search company that specialized in the automotive and finance sectors in Franfurt/Main, he founded Schwanke Bros./Gebruder Schwanke together with his brother and returned to his home town of Berlin.
Lars lives in Berlin, he is married and has one daughter.

05 / 07
Niels Schwanke
Managing Director

During his studies he gained firsthand experience within the executive search sector. After completing of his legal studies he then worked at one of the top ten executive search firms in Germany. In 2008, together with his brother, he founded the Schwanke Bros./Gebrüder Schwanke with the objective of offering exceptional quality within the executive search sector.

During his studies he gained firsthand experience within the executive search sector. After completing of his legal studies he then worked at one of the top ten executive search firms in Germany. In 2008, together with his brother, he founded the Schwanke Bros./Gebrüder Schwanke with the objective of offering exceptional quality within the executive search sector.

During his studies he gained firsthand experience within the executive search sector. After completing of his legal studies he then worked at one of the top ten executive search firms in Germany. In 2008, together with his brother, he founded the Schwanke Bros./Gebrüder Schwanke with the objective of offering exceptional quality within the executive search sector.

06 / 07
Sebastian Seyda
Partner

After successfully completing his studies in Sports Science, Sebastian Seyda gained firsthand experience in product management, sales and purchasing at global players like Amazon, Adidas and Nike. As Lead Buyer, he was part of the successful start ups kickz and brands4friends. Because of his professional experience, Sebastian specializes in the consumer goods, trading, internet and retail sectors.

After successfully completing his studies in Sports Science, Sebastian Seyda gained firsthand experience in product management, sales and purchasing at global players like Amazon, Adidas and Nike. As Lead Buyer, he was part of the successful start ups kickz and brands4friends. Because of his professional experience, Sebastian specializes in the consumer goods, trading, internet and retail sectors.

After successfully completing his studies in Sports Science, Sebastian Seyda gained firsthand experience in product management, sales and purchasing at global players like Amazon, Adidas and Nike. As Lead Buyer, he was part of the successful start ups kickz and brands4friends. Because of his professional experience, Sebastian specializes in the consumer goods, trading, internet and retail sectors.

07 / 07
Felix Zillmann
Project Manager

Felix Zillmann studied political science, economics and sociology with specialization into labour and organization.
He started his career at Schwanke Bros. as a working student.
In a little while he realized that he wants to enhance his knowledge and performance in executive search.
As project manager today at Schwanke Bros. he is fascinated by analyzing complex organizational structures as well as the personal contact to candidates.
That is the reason why Felix works as intersection between the identification team and the project management.

Felix Zillmann studied political science, economics and sociology with specialization into labour and organization.
He started his career at Schwanke Bros. as a working student.
In a little while he realized that he wants to enhance his knowledge and performance in executive search.
As project manager today at Schwanke Bros. he is fascinated by analyzing complex organizational structures as well as the personal contact to candidates.
That is the reason why Felix works as intersection between the identification team and the project management.

Felix Zillmann studied political science, economics and sociology with specialization into labour and organization.
He started his career at Schwanke Bros. as a working student.
In a little while he realized that he wants to enhance his knowledge and performance in executive search.
As project manager today at Schwanke Bros. he is fascinated by analyzing complex organizational structures as well as the personal contact to candidates.
That is the reason why Felix works as intersection between the identification team and the project management.

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