It's all in the name: "Anders" is Flemish for "otherwise," and the team at MacAnders has spent decades working at a higher standard for cross-border executive search.
For more than 20 years, our customers have appreciated our transparent and responsive approach, our discretion, respect, and the quality of our employees. Their rich and diverse career paths guarantee in-depth knowledge of many industries.
MacAnders was founded in 2004 with the ambition to work across borders. "Anders" means "otherwise" in Flemish. Our name is our raison d'être: headhunting done differently.
In 2013, MacAnders acquired the French firm Nemrod, a recruitment consultant since 1993.
To accompany our customers in issues of different areas, MacAnders relies on a team of consultants with many years of experience dedicated to the world of:
- Industry & Engineering
- Health & Life Sciences
- Technology & Digital Transformation
- FMCG, Distribution & Services
- Real Estate, Construction & Territory Development
- Financial Services & Consulting
Frédéric Clausier is the chairman and CEO of MacAnders. He holds a master's degree in HR & Social Law. He started his career in recruitment in 1997 after joining the Michael Page Group as a consultant, before advancing to management. Frédéric then joined Bombardier Transport as Head of the Recruitment and Career Management Department, in charge of engineers and executives throughout Europe (France, UK, Benelux, Germany, Czech Republic ...). After that, he moved to Arvato Services (Bertelsmann Group's B2B service delivery division) as deputy HRD France and became HRD of subsidiaries. After this experience with strong social connotations and accompanying changes, he decided to embark on entrepreneurship. Frédéric is one of the founding partners of MacAnders, of which he is chairman, and continues in particular to accompany his former employers. Frédéric speaks English fluently and is authorized by Thomas International®.
Marc-Edouard holds a DESS in Business Law and Taxation and is a graduate of the School of Professional Training of the Bars of the Court of Appeal of Paris. As a lawyer, Marc-Edouard began his career on the corporate team of a Parisian business firm.
He left the legal profession after earning a degree in communication (Master of Professional Communication of Companies and Institutions at CELSA). He then joined the Crisis Communication Pole of the Government Information Service. At the end of this assignment, he moved to human resources consulting at a British recruitment firm. He accompanied companies and law firms in the research and selection of their new talents. Marc-Edouard then joined a human resources consulting firm specializing in direct approach research, executive evaluation and mobility support.
Mediator graduated from the Institute for Training in Mediation and Negotiation (IFOMENE) and is certified by MBTI®, Thomas International® and F3P®. He joined MacAnders in 2011.
Jean-Louis is a graduate engineer from ISPA and holds a Master's degree in HR from IAE de Caen. After a managerial experience in large-scale production at an automotive supplier, Jean-Louis focused his career in the field of Human Resources Consulting. Firstly, by participating in the creation of the "Engineers" division of an Anglo-Saxon recruitment firm, and then as "HR Business Partner" at Bombardier Transportation. In 2004, Jean-Louis decides to co-found MacAnders
Benoit graduated from IMT (Engineer). After holding various operational engineer positions, Benoit decided to work as a recruitment consultant in 2004. He specialized in engineer and technical executive positions recruitment for SMEs and large groups.
Benoit joined MacAnders in 2009.
He speaks English fluently and is qualified in using assessment methods such as Process Com, Thomas International, Performanse and AssessFirst.
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