EMEA Board elections

– New VP EMEA from Germany 
2014-06-24th Vienna, Austria – With Peter Barkhurst, Partner at AIMS International Germany, being appointed as new board member, the general assembly gave a clear signal in favor of further strengthening the organizations´ international cooperation. “AIMS International Germany has always been among the biggest cross border players; I would like to use my board role to enhance joint business development activities in a global context. Let’s make the difference for our international clients!” says the most recent board member.

Mr. Barkhurst’s background is well based for nowadays urgent demands in Global Executive Search and Talent Management, as he gathered more than 25 years of international leadership experience in German Air Force and in Human Resources Management in the industrial environments of Drives, Automation, Material Handling and Health Care before joining AIMS International in 2007.

Board members are elected for a three year period; Peter Barkhurst succeeded Mika Hiltunen/Finland. Besides the new member, EMEA is now represented by Judit Simonyi/Hungary, Pierangelo Favero/Italy, Grégoire Depeursinge/Switzerland and the Global President Daniel Ekberg. The Americas are covered by  Vice President Richard Joly/Canada and Bernardo Entschev/Brazil whereas Kevin Wallis/Australia represents Asia/Pacific.

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About AIMS International (www.aims-international.net)

Incorporated in Vienna, Austria in 1992, AIMS International is an international executive search organization of independently owned and managed executive search firms who work collaboratively to execute executive search assignment for global clients around the world. AIMS International is represented by over 350 consultants in more than 90 offices in over 50 countries throughout all continents. It was ranked the largest executive search partnership in the world by Search-Consult Magazine.

For more information, please visit www.aims-international.net or www.aims-international.net/about/board-of-directors