MCS Selection does believe that competencies and experience, sensitivity to customer needs and the curiosity to experiment are the key elements to add value to our work. For us every project, since its beginning and regardless of its size, deserves a structured and agreed-upon approach with the client.
MCS Selection was founded in 1977, and we carry the value of our founders’ experience – we have the capability not only to visualise change but also to make it real.
We offer tailored consultancy solutions for our clients in Human Resources and Organizational fields.
Over time our experience has become wider and richer: in addition to our original expertise in Head Hunting, we also specialised in “Human Capital” and “Talent Development”. Our mission is to always give our clients a 360° consultancy service based on competencies, high-quality and in-depth support, partnering them in their growth.
We have evolved and grown and we are now capable to offer all the main Human Resources services in three areas: “Talent Acquisition”, “Human Capital” and “Talent Development”.
Since March 2021 we are a partner of Talentor and offer our services to clients in Italy and abroad through a network of qualified partners.
- Head Hunting
- Organisational Mapping
- Total remuneration benchmarking
- HR Management
- Assessment and Evaluation
- Change Management
- Training and Development
- Coaching and Mentoring
- Business Simulation
Gianluca obtained a Degree in Business and Economics while working at a management consultancy in a business administrative role. All his subsequent professional experiences have a common element: being focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. In 1996, Gianluca launched an online platform for buying new motor vehicles, an early version and precursor of the modern car configurator systems.
In 1999, Gianluca decided to develop his business skills, working as an account manager for Experian.
The following year, he joined MCS and up to 2005, he held several roles, with increasing responsibilities, in Milan and Rome. That year he became Senior Consultant in charge of the Milan branch. In 2006, Gianluca became an MCS partner and a director. He took responsibility for MCS’ business development, in particular with the scope of expanding its range of services. Gianluca now leads the Group, and, alongside the business development, he is being focussed on the business management of the Group’s consultancy projects, specializing in medium-sized businesses in Italy and public administration.
After his master degree in Political Sciences, he started to work as a key account, working for Insurance and Financial Companies for about five years. In the 1984's, he started his long career as a Business H.R. Consultant, with three leading companies: Egor, ORGA-MCM and Studio Staff in Rome, until January 2018. At this time Mario joined MCS-Selection Group as Senior and HeadHunter Consultant.
During all these periods, his main business was on search and selection projects, for more than 250 different industrial companies, especially in the Mechanical, Automotive, Entertainment, Food&Beverage and Retail field.
He's a good coach; also an excellent communicator; one of its main features is the attention to details and customer needs.
Following his degree in Political Sciences and PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology, he started his career as a lecturer at the University of Bologna and as a business HR consultant.
In 1996, he decided on a career change, joining a multi-national company – Volvo Car Corporation – where he was initially Director of Human Resources at a local level (Italy), then regionally (Southern Europe), and at last globally (worldwide), managing Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Employer Branding and Public Funding departments.
Alessandro returned to Italy in 2015, joining MCS to lead the Human Capital and Talent Development area, managing projects and internal and external consultants.
Through his international experience in complex business environments, he has developed both key managerial and operational competencies.
His main areas of interest are HR strategies, managerial and organizational development, methodologies and tools for assessing competencies, potential and performances.
Alessandro is a certified Hogan and Matrigma assessor, a facilitator of Celemi’s business simulations and a business coach.
Fabio de Luca
Founder of the Connectance network (2015), after having worked for Pfizer for 9 years as a Sales Trainer, since 2010 Fabio has been a Trainer & Coach in the area of Corporate Training, Business, Coaching and Process Consulting.
He uses different metaphors of experiential training: business theatre, archery, geocaching, orienteering, volleyball, rugby, small technique, sailing. During these 15 years he has been involved in the design and implementation of innovative and experiential training courses in Managerial Development, aimed at employees, middle managers and executives, on:
- Leadership, delegation and managerial development coaching
- Creativity, Insight generation, Innovation
- Change Management and Teamworking,
- Communication, sales techniques, Public Speaking
- Training of trainers
Fabio is an expert in the management and facilitation of change management processes, through the aid of various tools:
- Appreciative inquiry,
- Open space technique,
- Team performance model,
- Organizational Vital Signs and SEI Assessment - six seconds.
Fabio has thus trained over 10,000 professionals in Italy and in Europe and has specialized in the use of different classroom methodologies that vary according to the desired result: dynamic classroom, where you can experience learning through the outdoors training, the team workshop, videos, brainstorming and case histories aimed at reducing resistance to change.
Cristina graduated in Work and Organizational Psychology in 1994. She started her career as an HR consultant identifying, engaging, selecting, and onboarding candidates. From 1999 to 2015 she joined Randstad as Division Specialist dealing with Headhunter and Diversity and Inclusion consultancy activities. After 16 years of experience in a large Multinational Company in 2015, she moved to the HR Consulting services joining MCS, where she is focused on recruitment and human capital projects. Since 2018 she has also been involved in training, career consulting.
Cristina is enrolled in the order of Psychologists of Lazio.
Antonio has a law degree from Federico II University in Naples. He has developed his professional career in Human Resources Management, for over thirty years as Director of Human Resources and Organization in large companies across different business sectors (including telecommunications, real estate and public administration).
In addition to that, Antonio has significant experience in business management, information and quality systems, and he is an expert in industrial relations and employment law.
Antonio has managed major business restructuring and reorganization projects, supervising company negotiation and organizational implementation, including defining employee roles, skills requirements and HR processes. He also has expertise in HR development and evaluation as well as in Comp & Ben.
Cristiana graduated in Philosophy in 1996. She started her career as a Researcher identifying, engaging. From 2002 to 2003 she joined TMP Worldwide as junior researcher. Since 2004 to 2005 she joined Asa Executive Search as executive assistant, and from 2005 to 2019 in MCS, where she started as a researcher, improving her competencies till becoming senior researcher. In 2021 Cristiana re-joined MCS as a consultant.
Fabrizio graduated in Physics at the University of Pisa in 1990.
He spent 14 years in R&D and Operation, at Dalmine (Ilva group), Texas Instruments and Micron Technology. He learnt and applied methodologies like the Statistical Process Control, the Design of Experiment and the Design for Manufacturability, working also abroad in projects of technology transfer and development.
Then he decided to nurture his new interest about people management that, starting from 2004, became his new field of work. He covered several positions at Micron Technology and LFoundry, a management buy-out of which he was shareholder and component of the Board of Directors, covering the functional role of Vice President of HR & Corporate Affairs for the group (Italy-Germany-Bulgaria).
After the takeover from a Chinese group on 2019, he covered the HR Director position.
He likes to keep a sound knowledge of technology evolution. He built the network that allowed LFoundry to participate to several EU funded programs on R&D and environmental topics, and he was in the steering team that made the IPCEI on microelectronics become a reality. Today he is a member of the Advisory Committee of the ATOM (open infrastructure for Advanced TOmography and Microscopies) centre, for the characterization of materials and devices.
The experience and the background allows him to adopt the language of the different functions, understanding challenges, opportunities and risks, with the ability to deploy the company’s objectives in functional goals and then lead the recruiting/development of the hard/soft skills needed.
Fabrizio can manage reorganizations and restructuring, through building effective relations with the main stakeholders, including Institutions and Unions. He is Hogan certified and hold certifications by Rina as temporary manager, sustainability manager and digital transformation expert.