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Talentor Austria

We consider ourselves partners who go beyond classic headhunting to redefine executive search with modern technology and an individualized approach.

About us

Leaders who anticipate the challenges of tomorrow ensure the long-term success of a business. They embrace the coming changes and craft an environment that nurtures employees, encouraging them to take on responsibility. We find these “Leaders for Tomorrow” for you – those women and men who make a measurable, sustainable impact with their skills, experience, and attitude.

Talentor focusses on quality, excellent customer service and innovations when filling your positions. Our clients include small companies as well as international corporations.

Our special fields of competences

Our partners and team

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Managing Director

Barbara Ulman is covering national and international top-level positions and has a deep understanding of her client’s needs. She is conducting hearings and potential analysis for executive positions. She sets highest standards in terms of integrity and quality and is valuated as a trusted partner and advisor.

During her studies in Psychology she gained insight and experience in several industries (e.g. NPO, Banking and Engineering). After graduating she participated in a study visit in San Francisco Bay Area (Palo Alto, Berkeley, Stanford) and back in Austria she finished a training to become a systemic coach. The last 15 years she worked as a Senior Executive Consultant and led the department "Executive Search" with a leading Executive Search Company and 2015 eventually became Managing Director. 2019 she joined Talentor Austria.

Barbara is also available for Management consultancy, coaching and organizational development consultancy.

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Managing Director

Thomas Zembacher handles executive search projects at Talentor Austria in the life science, healthcare, bio & med tech, publishing, and industrial sectors. He benefits from years of experience as a manager in digital product development, in sales, and in change management.

Thomas was CEO of one of the largest publishers of specialised media in Austria. He founded Medizin Medien Austria, was a partner in Austria’s most successful health portal, and managing director of a national B2B specialist publisher. He developed Austria’s leading e-learning platform together with the Austrian Chamber of Physicians and established a 360° targeting databank in the healthcare sector. The conception and placement of digital products and services along with the acquisition and integration of new business units round out his professional expertise.

Thomas is marked by a hands-on mentality and a pragmatic approach combined with the highest standards of quality.

Matthias Dietrich website
Senior Consultant
Matthias Dietrich brings in many years of experience in executive search on a national and international level. He managed a large number of search mandates for companies in the fi... More

Matthias Dietrich brings in many years of experience in executive search on a national and international level. He managed a large number of search mandates for companies in the fields of Industry & Technology. He also accompanied numerous personnel development projects, management audits, hearings, development and assessment centers in which his certifications in potential analyzes were very useful to him.

Thanks to his business studies with a focus on human resources and his professional positions in HR management, he is able to put himself in the shoes of customers and understand and resolve their issues.

Christine Konlechner Leeb
Senior Consultant Life Science & Healthcare Germany
Christine joined the Talentor Austria consulting team at the beginning of 2021 and brings along over 20 years of experience as a manager in the corporate Life Science industry wher... More

Christine joined the Talentor Austria consulting team at the beginning of 2021 and brings along over 20 years of experience as a manager in the corporate Life Science industry where she worked in several European countries. She had taken on various management roles in biotechnology and medical devices with a strong focus on sales, business development and change management.

Using her experience and understanding for the people in this business Christine decided that she wants to build bridges between her clients and their future employees. She is driven by her personal high quality standards and the aim to work in close partnerships with her clients and candidates. Christine has a passion for people and her personal credo is the one of Nelson Mandela´s: “It always seems impossible until it´s done”

Christine studied economy with a focus on marketing in Vienna and holds a master in International Healthcare Management from the University in Zurich. She is a trained HR Manager and fluent in German and English.

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Senior Consultant
Since 2014 Nina Saurer is working in HR consultancy. Her previous employment was for one of the leading headhunters in the market, being responsible for executive search and select... More

Since 2014 Nina Saurer is working in HR consultancy. Her previous employment was for one of the leading headhunters in the market, being responsible for executive search and selection projects within the life science industry, FMCG/Consumer, Publishing and the Big 4 (national & international) – always being firmly committed to accomplish the best-fit for all participants.

Customers and candidates appreciate Nina’s expertise, high dedication, reliability and her solution-oriented attitude.

She holds two Master Degrees, one in health & nursing and one in business studies, from the university in Graz and worked during her studies in Asia. Nina is certified in employment law and various HR assessments and is fluent in German and English.

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Senior Consultant
Martina Tik joined the Talentor consulting team in November 2019 and has 20 years of experience in consulting in the executive search, potential analysis, assessment center, outpla... More

Martina Tik joined the Talentor consulting team in November 2019 and has 20 years of experience in consulting in the executive search, potential analysis, assessment center, outplacement, and coaching fields. She has taken on various leadership roles with a focus on organisational development, processes, and IT as well as the role of senior consultant in the recruitment and selection of experts and leaders; she has comprehensive expertise in the IT, telecommunications, industry, and FMCG sectors. Martina’s expertise, client orientation, sincerity, and flexibility benefit both clients and candidates equally.
True to her motto, “Those who stay on the beaten path get left behind,” Martina values creative solutions and a looking beyond the horizon.

She studied Commercial Sciences, speaks German and English, and has had additional training in many fields, such as Systematic Coaching.

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Senior Consultant
Birgit Wandrak offers clients and candidates 18 years of in depth experience in the life science industry: by combining on one hand her broad expertise from eleven years in managem... More

Birgit Wandrak offers clients and candidates 18 years of in depth experience in the life science industry: by combining on one hand her broad expertise from eleven years in management roles within the pharmaceutical industry and on the other hand from seven years in executive and expert search consultancy. Thus results into her holistic and pragmatic understanding of client and candidate needs and expectations.

Birgit is driven by reliability and sustainability. In particular regarding her high quality-approach and her out-of-the box-thinking mindset, she additionally benefits from seven years in management roles within the international upscale hospitality industry.

Born in Upper Austria, Birgit has studied journalism and communications as well as English and American studies in Salzburg and Italy. She speaks fluently German, English and Italian.

Katharina gittsovich
Project Administration
Katharina Gittsovich has been supporting the entire Talentor Austria team in all administrative matters since September 2019. After studying psychology at the Leopold Franzens Univ... More

Katharina Gittsovich has been supporting the entire Talentor Austria team in all administrative matters since September 2019. After studying psychology at the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck, she spent three years abroad in Canada.

She has been working in HR consulting since 2015, most recently as a consultant with one of the leading HR consulting companies in Austria.

In addition to excellent organizational skills and a high level of detail, she has experience in handling national and international recruiting and executive search projects, mainly in the technical and commercial areas.

Languages: German, Polish and English.

Markus Gross website
Research Consultant
Markus Gross joined Talentor Austria as Research Consultant in the middle of 2020.He started his career in the tourism area. During his study he switched to the HR-department, wher... More

Markus Gross joined Talentor Austria as Research Consultant in the middle of 2020.

He started his career in the tourism area. During his study he switched to the HR-department, where he gained experience in handling national recruiting projects, mainly in the transportation and logistic areas, for one of the leading logistic providers.

Markus studied Human Resource Management, is currently studying Entrepreneurship & Applied Management and speaks German and English.

Pernille Stein Engvoll website
Senior Research Consultant
Pernille Stein Engvoll joined Talentor in December 2020. She has several years’ experience in Recruitment and Executive Search on an international level, involving identification a... More

Pernille Stein Engvoll joined Talentor in December 2020.

She has several years’ experience in Recruitment and Executive Search on an international level, involving identification and assessment of top executives, mid management, and specialist in various industries. Pernille has in the last years worked closely with clients and candidates in large-scale prominent companies in various sectors including automotive, industrial, and renewable energy.

She has studied International Business Administration with focus on Human Resources and Finance, Banking and Investment. Her passion and interest for Human Resources, Recruitment and Leadership Management led her to the executive search industry after her studies. Pernille Speaks Norwegian, English and German.

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Research Consultant
Daniela has over eight years experience in recuriting and executive search, including identification and initial contact with candidates at different career level, from entry level... More

Daniela has over eight years experience in recuriting and executive search, including identification and initial contact with candidates at different career level, from entry level to intermediate and experienced level. She has knowledge and experience in the industries of construction, publishing, banking, information technology, among others.

Daniela studied journalism and communications at the University of Vienna. She speaks fluent German, English, and Bulgarian, and conversational Russian. She has interest in Slavic languages and cultures.

Sandra Wotawa website
Marketing Manager
In December 2020 Sandra Wotawa joined Talentor Austria as a Marketing Manager. She brings in 15 years of experience in Marketing and is an allrounder. Digital- and Online-Marketing... More

In December 2020 Sandra Wotawa joined Talentor Austria as a Marketing Manager. She brings in 15 years of experience in Marketing and is an allrounder. Digital- and Online-Marketing, event management or PR – she has comprehensive skills and is highly motivated to work with her new team.

Sandra is an empathic person with the ability to explain even complex content to a different target group. With charm, eloquence, and a good sense of humor she represents Talentor Austria.

She studied corporate communications and was employed at a University of Applied Sciences. She speaks German and English.

Our services

  • Talentor Services 1 Executive Search

    Executive Search

    An exceptional solution for securing top talent for leadership positions.

  • Talentor Services 2 Professional Search

    Professional Search

    Talentor’s recruitment service has placed many of the world’s leading professionals.

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