Georg Rueff Eva Vesterling Martin Vesterling

Management & Consultants

Vesterling Personalberatung für Technologie is a family business with 50 employees that was founded by graduate computer scientist Martin, over 25 years ago. Graduate computer scientist Georg Ruëff has been the driving force behind the company’s turnover development for over 15 years. Dr. Eva Vesterling, with her extensive expertise, has headed the board of the family-owned company since 2016, as well as the Vesterling Academy, which she founded. Together with outstanding HR consultants, a competent Career Centre, qualified in-house research and numerous professional staff units, they pursue the vision and mission of Vesterling Personalberatung für Technologie.

Georg Rueff Eva Vesterling Martin Vesterling

Graduate computer scientist Martin Vesterling, M. Sc. (pictured right) is the founder and chairman of the board of Vesterling Personalberatung für Technologie. He has been at the helm of the company since 1995 and has driven its expansion into one of the leading technology recruitment consultancies in the German-speaking world. Martin Vesterling has a broad network in business associations.

Dr. Eva Vesterling is chairwoman of the supervisory board of Vesterling AG and managing partner of the Vesterling Academy GmbH, which she founded. She holds various honorary leadership positions in trade associations.

Graduate computer scientist Georg Ruëff, M. Sc. (pictured left) joined Vesterling in 2006, then became Managing Director and has been a member of the Management Board of Vesterling AG since 2016. Georg Ruëff heads Vesterling’s recruiting in the field of information technology.

Our Consulting Team

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Martin Vesterling
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Martin Vesterling

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Chairman of the Executive Board

Martin Vesterling is the Founder and Chairman of the Executive Board of Vesterling. After graduating in computer sciences at the Technical University of Munich he worked as an IT consultant for a consulting firm for 5 years and later as head of software product development for a software company. Setting up the company in 1995 he led the expansion of Vesterling to one of the leading international technology recruiting and HR consulting companies with more than 50 employees.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, Technical University Munich

Languages
German, English, French

Memberships
Die Familienunternehmer e.V., Wirtschaftsjunioren, Junior Chamber International (JCI Senator 71891), Internationaler Wirtschaftsrat e.V., Liberaler Mittelstand e.V. 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49

+49 (89) 411114-0

M.Vesterling@Vesterling.com

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Georg Ruëff

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Member of the Executive Board

Georg Ruëff has been working in the field of IT since 1985, in various positions such as software developer, (multi) project manager, business unit manager, product manager and CTO. Georg Ruëff joined Vesterling in 2006 as CEO. Since 2016 he is Member of the Executive Board of Vesterling AG.

Focus 
Information Technology, Executive Search, Career Coaching, Interim Management, Management Succession 

Education
Computer Science and Mathematics studies, Technical University Munich 

Languages 
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (89) 411114-0

G.Rueff@Vesterling.com

Julia Asam

M. A.
Senior Consultant

Julia Asam studied at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and has been with Vesterling since 2005. She has also completed further training as a human resources specialist IHK and has many years of experience in human resources. Most recently, she headed the Human Resources and Accounting departments and has been responsible for the Research Team since 2022.

Focus
Research Management

Education
Studies of English Literature, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, English, Frensh, Spanish

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49

+49 (89) 411114-0

J.Asam@Vesterling.com

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Christoph Brands

M. A.
Branch Manager Duesseldorf

Christoph Brands is a graduate in business administration (VWA) and also completed a master’s degree at the University of Duisburg-Essen with a focus on American Studies. He subsequently held various positions at several renowned HR consultancies, most recently as Head of Industry Sector Technology for national and international clients. He specialized in the sectors Technology & Communications, Industrial Products & Manufacturing as well as Medical Technology & eHealth. Christoph Brands joined Vesterling in 2021 as a Senior Consultant.

Focus
Technology Recruiting and Career Consulting, Executive Search and Executive Assessment

Education
Degree in Business Administration, American Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen

Languages
German, English, Spanish

Location
40468 Düsseldorf, Starenweg 48

+49 (89) 411114-0

C.Brands@Vesterling.com

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Lars Brömstrup

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Branch Manager Hamburg

Lars Brömstrup joined Vesterling in 2005 and has been the Branch Manager for the office in Hamburg since 2011. Prior to joining Vesterling he worked as a consultant and sales manager for different software companies. In the course of his work for Vesterling Mr. Brömstrup recruited specialists, project managers, middle management executives and IT managers for companies from various industries. A further key area is medical technology. In recent years, he was able to repeatedly fill positions in this sector.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search 

Education 
Computer Science and Economics studies, University of Hamburg 

Languages 
German, English 

Memberships
Junior Chamber International (JCI) Germany, Association of former JCI members at the Chamber of Commerce 

Location
20095 Hamburg, Ferdinandstraße 2 

+49 (89) 411114-0

L.Broemstrup@Vesterling.com 

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Bernhard Gelderblom

Diplom-Geogr.
Senior Consultant

Bernhard Gelderblom has graduated in geography at the University of Heidelberg. After his studies he has been programming user interfaces and server procedures for a software provider in the field of geo solutions and industry specific IT solutions. Prior to joining Vesterling he was working as consultant, project leader and software developer for a reknown IT software solution provider. Bernhard Gelderblom is working for Vesterling since 2011.

Focus
Software Development

Education
Studies in geography, University Heidelberg 

Languages
German, English, Norwegian, Russian 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (89) 411114-0

B.Gelderblom@Vesterling.com

Anna Gracheva

M.A.
Research Consultant

Anna Gracheva graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Communication from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. In addition to her studies, she has already gained several years of experience in the field of human resources. In particular, she has supervised research projects with a focus on IT candidates. Anna Gracheva joined Vesterling in February 2020 as a Research Consultant.

Focus
Research for IT and Engineering

Education
Intercultural Communication Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, Russian, English, Spanish 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

A.Gracheva@Vesterling.com

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Tobias Hans

MBA
Senior Consultant

Tobias Hans studied economics at the Technical University of Dortmund. He specialized in the fields of innovation management, business informatics and corporate governance. Afterwards, he worked as a consultant and business analyst for several well-known software service providers. He gained in-depth knowledge in business consulting, IT project management, requirements management and agile software development methods. Since 2019 Tobias Hans is a Senior Consultant at Vesterling.

Focus
Information Technology, Quality Management 

Education
Business Administration studies at the Technical University of Dortmund 

Languages
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

T.Hans@Vesterling.com

Thekla Heim

MBA
Consultant

After completing her studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Thekla Heim gained extensive experience in human resources management and also completed further training as a human resources specialist IHK. Most recently, she worked as a personnel consultant for a personnel services company specializing in the placement and transfer of qualified specialists and managers. She joined the Vesterling team in the Human Resources department in 2021.

Focus
Human Resources

Education
Studies in Business Administration, Munich University of Applied Sciences

Languages
German, English, French 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

T.Heim@Vesterling.com

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Stephanie Kaiser

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Country Manager USA

Stephanie Kaiser started her career as System Engineer and SAP Solution Architect in technology companies such as Sun MicroSystems and BlueStar Solutions in Germany and USA. In 2002 she joined Vesterling as a Consultant and covered mostly the American market for German clients. She was also heavily involved in the placement of American candidates for job openings in Germany. Therefore, she is well versed with relocation and working conditions in Germany. In the past four years, she got to know the other side of corporate recruiting having worked as a Director Talent Acquisition IT for IT technology companies and is therefore able to understand the recruiting and hiring challenges from a client’s perspective. Stephanie Kaiser is supporting Vesterling as Country Manager USA in the area of recruiting, executive search and career services.

Focus
Information Technology, SAP, Data Center Transformation, Cloud  

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, Technical University Munich 

Languages
German, English 

Location
Chicago, USA 

+49 (89) 411114-0

S.Kaiser@Vesterling.com

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Bernd Neudert

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Country Manager Austria

Bernd Neudert has been part of the Vesterling team since 2001 and the Branch Manager for Vesterling in Austria since 2007. After his studies he worked as an IT consultant for the finance sector and later as sales, customer service and operations manager for various IT service providers. Prior to joining Vesterling he was the CEO of an IT consulting company developing customized business process solutions based on data processing and a business consultancy. Bernd Neudert has an expert knowledge in HR management, consulting, multi project management, test management and sales with a focus on finance, manufacturing, IT consulting and sports management.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search, Banks/Finance 

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, University of Dortmund 

Languages
German, English 

Memberships
WKO Carinthia, HR Experts 

Location
9570 Ossiach, Rappitsch 11 

+49 (89) 411114-0

B.Neudert@Vesterling.com

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Dr. Lisa Sanner

Senior Consultant

Dr. Lisa Sanner earned her doctorate at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. She then gained several years of professional experience in the publishing industry and worked as a technical editor and team leader in a specialized publishing house. Dr. Lisa Sanner has been at Vesterling since 2020.

Focus
Career Center Management

Education
Doctorate, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich 

Languages
German, English, Norwegian, French 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

L.Sanner@Vesterling.com

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Stefan Schiffert

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Senior Consultant

Stefan Schiffert joined Vesterling in 2011. Prior to this he was the CTO of a global market leader for IT security solutions. He has known the IT industry inside out for 30 years. Until his last position as a CTO he worked as a software developer, consultant, head of pre-sales and technical support, technical manager as well as head of software development. He played a crucial part in the development of the V-Model.

Focus
Information Technology, Security, Executive Search 

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, University of Applied Sciences Munich 

Languages
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

S.Schiffert@Vesterling.com 

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Anna Shevchenko

M. Sc.
Consultant

Anna Shevchenko graduated from the Technical University of Munich with a Master of Science in Management & Technology. In addition to her studies, she has already gained several years of experience in the field of human resources and especially in recruiting. In particular, she has supervised research projects with a focus on IT candidates. Anna Shevchenko joined Vesterling in November 2020.

Focus
Consulting and research for IT and engineering

Education
Management and Technology Studies, Technical University of Munich

Languages
German, Russian, English

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49

+49 (089) 411114-0

A.Shevchenko@Vesterling.com

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Pascal Sproedt

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Consultant

Pascal Sproedt joined Vesterling in 2014 and is part of the team of IT experts in Munich. Prior to this he gained several years of experience as a HR consultant with a focus on SAP. In 2007 Pascal Sproedt graduated from the department of computational visualistics at the University of Koblenz. Afterwards he worked as account manager for Northern Europe and team manager for the IT service management department of an international software company for analysis tools. In 2010 he started working as a freelance IT project manager offering his clients consulting in the areas of online marketing, product development, systematic implementation and product management. He also worked for several years as a personnel consultant for IT with a focus on SAP. Pascal Sproedt joined Vesterling in 2014 as a consultant.

Focus
Information Technology, SAP, Mobile Applications, IT Project Management 

Education 
Computer Science studies with specialization in Computer Graphics and Image Processing, University of Koblenz 

Languages
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

P.Sproedt@Vesterling.com

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Christof Wiegand

M. Sc. (Engineering)
Senior Consultant

Christof Wiegand has been a Senior Consultant and Vesterling’s IT Manager since 2000. Prior to this he worked for different companies as an IT consultant and instructor as well as an engineer for engine development for a renowned German car manufacturer.

Focus
Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering 

Education
Mechanical Engineering studies, University of Applied Sciences Munich 

Languages
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich, Elsenheimerstraße 49 

+49 (089) 411114-0

C.Wiegand@Vesterling.com

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Christof Wirtz

M. Sc. (Industrial Engineering)
Head of Engineering Division

Christof Wirtz completed his training as a chemical technician and then studied engineering with a focus on plant construction and process engineering. Based on five years of professional experience at a medium-sized company as project and division manager for as-built documentation and visualizations, he took over the management of an IT/CAD system house at the age of 30. In 2007 he became a HR consultant at Vesterling, specialising in engineering and sales positions in the B2B sector. Christof Wirtz has been a career consultant at VDI since 2014.

Focus
Specialists and executives in the fields of engineering, plant construction, mechanical engineering, automation technology, information technology, sales 

Education
Study Plant Construction and Process Engineering, Cologne University of Technology 

Languages
German, English 

Memberships
Economic Juniors, Junior Chamber International  

Location
50672 Cologne

+49 (089) 411114-0

C.Wirtz@Vesterling.com

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Dr. Georg Wolf

M. A.
Senior Consultant

Dr. Georg Wolf holds a PhD from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. After his employment at a Munich-based management consultancy, he worked for several years as an independent management consultant. He has been active in HR consulting since 2012, most recently as a senior consultant. He has specialized in the high-tech industry with a focus on IT, electronics and semiconductors and has served numerous national and international clients ranging from medium-sized companies to corporate groups. He joined the Vesterling team in February 2021.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search 

Education
Doctorate, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, English 

Location
80687 Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

G.Wolf@Vesterling.com