Industry / Automotive




The automotive industry faces the biggest challenge in its history so far: stricter legislation on emissions and alternative drive technologies will have a lasting impact on the sector in future. This will result in new organizational forms and business models. The demands on management are growing.


The Heads! Automotive Practice is one of the largest of its kind. We focus on the special requirements of the automotive industry in the global market. Our many years of experience in this sector and an extensive network help us in doing so. We look for executives, particularly in the following segments:

  • Car sales
  • Car manufacturers
  • Automotive suppliers
  • Importer businesses
  • Engineering service providers
  • Commercial vehicle manufacturers
We process over 100 search assignments every year, of which approx. 30% are international. We focus on finding candidates for first to third management levels.


Reference projects:
  • Chairman – Car dealing business
  • NEDs – Car trading company
  • CEO Financial Services – Commercial vehicle manufacturer
  • President Italy – OEM
  • Vice President Seating – Automotive supplier
  • Director Brand Marketing –OEM
  • Head of R&D – Automotive supplier
  • Head of SCM – Automotive supplier
  • Head of Systems & Technology – Automotive supplier
  • Head of Electrics/Electronics Development – OEM
  • Head of Product Strategy – OEM
  • Head of Sales – Importer business