Russam GMS expands executive search team
Schonert is an experienced head hunter with a wealth of global experience in a wide range of industry sectors. He will work alongside Melissa Baxter, Head of Executive Search at Russam GMS.
Schonert spent his early career in financial services and advertising before moving into executive search. As an executive recruiter and coach, he has advised a variety of organisations operating in the TMT and manufacturing sectors on their executive talent acquisition strategies and worked with organisations such as ReCal Consulting, BGL Group, Spectrum International Search and John Woodger Associates. John also sits on the advisory Board of San Jose based start-up, Prizebox.
Melissa Baxter, Head of Executive Search at Russam GMS commented, “John brings a wealth of experience in executive search to the team at Russam and we are delighted to have him on board. For over 30 years, Russam has been placing senior talent in global companies and non-profit organisations. We plan to build on this success and drive growth in the UK and globally by appointing executive search consultants like John who are at the top of their game.”
Schonert will focus on CXO, VP and Director level executive search projects for a broad range of companies in the UK, mainland Europe, US and Asia Pacific.
Schonert said, “I am delighted to be joining one of the UK’s leading interim management and executive search businesses. I look forward to working as a trusted partner with clients and helping to find them the best senior level talent to address their business growth and challenges.”