In 2015, Trenkwalder introduced Executive Search to its range of recruitment services, and now offers a comprehensive top-to-bottom recruitment service. The Executive Search team is headed up by Jacques de Jager who has 10 years of executive search experience with a leading EMEA executive search firm. Prior to that he spent 26 years in the financial services sector. We specialize in senior, executive or other highly specialized positions.

HR scenarios we can help you solve:

  • Your high level/leadership positions that are challenging to fill
  • Find your ideal candidate in confidential & sensitive situations
  • Search & find the assigned executive for your market entry
  • Deliver an accurate HR Market Mapping for business decisions
  • Get an interim executive on board for your temporary vacancy/strategic move


Industries we’re most experienced with:

  • Automotive
  • Professional Services
    • Management Consulting
    • Legal
    • Big4 advisory/audit firms
  • Financial Services (Banking and Insurance)
  • FMCG
  • Industry and Manufacturing
  • Life Sciences (Pharma, Medical Services)


Our Talent Solutions we offer:

  • Interim Management
  • Executive Search (local and cross-border)
  • Market Mapping
  • Human Capital Solutions
    • Assessment and development centers
    • Outplacement

Jacques de Jager
Head of Executive Search


Our Leader of Executive Recruitment, Jacques de Jager, holds a Principal Level Global Business Leader Certification from the International Executive Resources Group, a global professional business resource group for senior business executives who have held significant leadership roles outside of their home countries. He serves on the Board of Directors as Independent Board Member and also chairs their Global Leadership Series.