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 Vesterling, 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

Martin Vesterling

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
Munich 

+49 (89) 411114-0

M.Vesterling@Vesterling.com

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
Munich 

+49 (89) 411114-0

G.Rueff@Vesterling.com

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
Duesseldorf

+49 (89) 411114-0

C.Brands@Vesterling.com

Lars Brömstrup

M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Branch Manager Hamburg

Lars Brömstrup graduated in computer science with a minor in economics from the University of Hamburg. He then worked for many years as a consultant, software developer, project manager and as a sales manager for various software and IT consulting companies. Lars Brömstrup joined Vesterling Personalberatung in 2005 as a senior consultant and has been head of the Hamburg office since 2012, focusing on IT specialists and executives as well as medical technology.

Focus
Information technology, medical technology, executive search 

Education
Studies in Computer Science with minor in Economics, University of Hamburg 

Languages
German, English 

Memberships
Wirtschaftsjunioren, Junior Chamber International, Verein der ehemaligen Junioren bei der Handelskammer e.V. 

Location
Hamburg

+49 (40) 79011438

L.Broemstrup@Vesterling.com 

Stephanie Kaiser

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Country Manager USA

Stephanie Kaiser worked for many years as a system engineer and SAP solution architect for technology companies such as Sun MicroSystems and BlueStar Solutions in Germany and the USA. In 2002, she joined Vesterling as a consultant to cover the American market for German clients. She also worked intensively on the placement of American candidates in the German job market and is very familiar with the issues of work permits and relocation. In the meantime, she has become acquainted with the other side of corporate recruiting as Director Talent Acquisition for IT companies and can therefore empathise very well with the needs of clients. Stephanie Kaiser supports Vesterling as Country Manager in the USA in the areas of recruiting, executive search and career consulting.

Focus
Information Technology, SAP, Data Center Transformation, Cloud

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, Technical University Munich

Languages
German, English

Standort 
Chicago

+1 (630) 360-4669

S.Kaiser@Vesterling.com

Bernd Neudert

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Country Manager Austria

After studying computer science, Bernd Neudert first worked as an IT consultant in the financial sector and then held positions as Director of Sales, Customer Service and Operations for various IT service providers. Most recently, he was managing director of an IT consulting firm for data processing-supported optimization of business processes and of a management consulting firm. Bernd Neudert has been with Vesterling Personalberatung since 2001. Since 2007, he has been head of Vesterling’s Austrian office. He can draw on many years of expertise in personnel management, consulting, multi-project management, test management and sales, primarily in the banking, industry, IT consuling and sports management sectors.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search, Banks/Finance

Education
Computer Science and Economics studies, University of Dortmund

Languages
German, English

Memberships
WKO Carinthia, HR Experts

Standort 
Ossiach

+49 (089) 411114-0

B.Neudert@Vesterling.com

Christof Wirtz

M. Sc. (Industrial Engineering)
Business Unit Manager Cologne

After completing an apprenticeship as a chemical technician, Christof Wirtz studied engineering with a focus on plant engineering and process technology. Building 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 personnel consultant at Vesterling, specializing in engineering and sales positions in the B2B sector. Since 2014, Christof Wirtz has been a career consultant at VDI.

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
Colonge

+49 (089) 411114-0

C.Wirtz@Vesterling.com

Julia Asam

M. A.
Senior Consultant / Head of HR/Accounting

Julia Asam studied at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and has been with Vesterling since 2005. She has completed further training as a Human Resources Specialist IHK and has many years of experience in human resources management. She heads the Human Resources and Accounting departments at Vesterling.

Focus
Research Management 

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

Languages
German, English, Frensh, Spanish

Standort 
Munich

+49 (89) 411114-0

J.Asam@Vesterling.com

Bernhard Gelderblom

Diplom-Geograf
Senior Consultant / Software Development

After graduating in geography, Bernhard Gelderblom worked for a software provider for geo and IT solutions, where he programmed user interface development and server procedures. He then worked for a well-known IT service provider in software development, project management and customer support. Bernhard Gelderblom has been with Vesterling since 2011.

Focus
Software Development

Education
Studies in geography, University Heidelberg

Languages
German, English, Norwegian, Russian

Location
Munich

+49 (89) 411114-0

B.Gelderblom@Vesterling.com

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 management. Subsequently, he worked for several well-known software service providers as a consultant and business analyst. He acquired in-depth knowledge in management consulting, IT project management, requirements management and agile software development methods. 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
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

T.Hans@Vesterling.com

Dr. Lisa Sanner

Senior Consultant
Head of Career Center

Dr. Lisa Sanner earned her doctorate at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. She then gained several years of professional experience in publishing and most recently worked as a technical editor and team leader in a specialist publishing house. Dr. Lisa Sanner led Vesterling’s in-house research team and is now head of the Vesterling Career Center, which serves as the first point of contact for candidates and clients at Vesterling.

Focus
Career Center Management

Education
Doctorate, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, English, Norwegian, French

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

L.Sanner@Vesterling.com

Stefan Schiffert

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Senior Consultant

Stefan Schiffert has been at home in IT for over 30 years since his studies in information technology. He has held positions as a software developer, consultant, head of PreSales and Technical Support, technical manager, and software development manager. He was instrumental in the development of the V-Model. In his last position, he was CTO for many years at a leading global provider of IT security solutions. Stefan Schiffert has been with Vesterling Personalberatung as a Senior Consultant since 2011.

Focus
Information Technology, Security, Executive Search

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

Languages
German, English

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

S.Schiffert@Vesterling.com 

Paolo Secci

M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Senior Consultant

Paolo Secci already worked as a programmer and lecturer during his computer science studies at the University of Dortmund. After graduating with a degree in computer science, he gained many years of professional experience as a consultant and key account manager at a leading global IT and consulting company. Most recently, he worked as an independent management and personnel consultant for IT service companies. Paolo Secci is an experienced personnel consultant at Vesterling.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search

Education
Study of computer science, University of Dortmund

Languages
German, English, Italian

Location
Cologne

Pascal Sproedt

M. Sc. (Computer Sciences)
Consultant

Pascal Sproedt completed his studies in computer science in 2007 at the Institute for Computer Visualistics at the University of Koblenz. He was subsequently employed by an international software company for analysis tools in IT service management as Account Manager Northern Europe and Team Manager Development. Since 2010, he has consulted clients as an independent IT project manager in the areas of online marketing, product development, implementation coordination and product management. He also worked for several years as a personnel consultant for IT with a focus on SAP. Pascal Sproedt joined Vesterling Personalberatung as a consultant in 2014.

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
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

P.Sproedt@Vesterling.com

Christof Wiegand

M. Sc. (Engineering)
Senior Consultant / Head of IT

After his studies, Christof Wiegand worked as a test engineer in the engine development department of a well-known German car manufacturer. Due to his focus on measurement and control technology, he has experience in electrical engineering. This period was followed by employment as an IT consultant, seminar leader and personal coach in a non-profit organisation. Christof Wiegand joined Vesterling in 2000. Here he is Head of IT and, as a Senior Consultant, looks after candidates with a focus on IT, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering. He has been an authorised signatory at Vesterling since 2014.

Focus
Information technology, automotive engineering, measurement and control technology, embedded systems 

Education
Mechanical Engineering studies, University of Applied Sciences Munich

Languages
German, English

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

C.Wiegand@Vesterling.com

Dr. Georg Wolf

M. A.
Senior Consultant

Dr Georg Wolf holds a doctorate from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. After working for a Munich-based management consultancy, he worked as an independent management consultant for several years. He has been active in human resources consulting since 2012. He has specialised 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. At Vesterling, he works as a senior consultant.

Focus
Information Technology, Executive Search

Education
Doctorate, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, English

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

G.Wolf@Vesterling.com

Thekla Heim

MBA
Consultant / Human Resources Manager

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 specialising in the placement and supply of qualified specialists and managers. She joins the Vesterling team in the area of Human Resources.

Focus
Human Resources

Education
Studies in Business Administration, Munich University of Applied Sciences

Languages
German, English, French

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

T.Heim@Vesterling.com

Clemens Moll

Bachelor of Arts
Consultant

Clemens Moll holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a focus on International Management from the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Munich. He gained relevant professional experience and technical expertise as a Technical Specialist and later as a Business Expert at Apple. Clemens Moll works for Vesterling as a consultant.

Focus
Consulting and research in IT and engineering

Education
Business Administration Studies, Fresenius University of Applied Sciences Munich

Languages 
German, English, French 

Location
Munich

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 has been working for Vesterling as a consultant.

Focus
Consulting and research for IT and engineering

Education
Management and Technology Studies, Technical University of Munich

Languages

Languages
German, Russian, English

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

A.Shevchenko@Vesterling.com

Anna Gracheva

M.A.
Research Consultant

Anna Gracheva graduated from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich with a Master of Arts degree. In addition, 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 works for Vesterling as a Research Consultant.

Focus
Research for IT and Engineering

Education
Intercultural Communication Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Languages
German, Russian, English, Spanish

Location
Munich

+49 (089) 411114-0

A.Gracheva@Vesterling.com

Timo Mack

M.A.
Research Consultant

Timo Mack earned a Master’s degree in German Linguistics at Ludwig Maximilian University after graduating from a technical high school. He was subsequently trained as a Career Officer at Vesterling and is now a dedicated Research Consultant.

Focus
Research in IT and Engineering

Education
Studies in German Linguistics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

Languages
German, English, Italian, Japanese, French

Location
Munich

Philipp Treidy

M.A.
Research Consultant

Philipp Treidy intensively studied the digitalisation of the Japanese healthcare sector during his Master’s degree. After first professional steps in the areas of communication and project management, he strengthens Vesterling with his distinct affinity for technology as a Research Consultant.

Focus
Research for IT and Engineering

Education
Studies in Asian Economy and Society, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Languages
German, English, Japanese, French, Indonesian

Location
Duesseldorf

Anitha Vijay

Master of Engineering
Research Consultant

Anitha Vijay graduated as a Master of Engineering (M.E.) in Computer Science and Engineering after studying Computer Science. After several years of professional experience as a research assistant and lecturer for computer science subjects at engineering colleges in India, Anitha Vijay now works for Vesterling as a Research Consultant. With her extensive IT know-how, she is able to lead technologically complex search assignments to success.

Focus
Research in IT and Engineering

Education
Studies in Computer Science and Engineering, Anna University Chennai

Languages
English, German, Tamil

Location
Munich