James Peskett and Andreas Perklitsch join Futurestep in EMEA

10 August 2017 Consultancy.uk

Korn Ferry subsidiary Futurestep has added two advisors to its senior team in the EMEA region. James Peskett joins in the UK, while Andreas Perklitsch joins in Germany.

James Peskett has been appointed a Managing Consultant in Futurestep's EMEA Search Consumer Practice, based in London. Peskett brings over 10 years’ experience recruiting within consumer products for a range of clients across food and beverage, packaging, personal care, and the broader fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market. Prior to joining Futurestep, he worked at Miramar Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm where he was responsible for their global consumer practice. Earlier in his career he served among others recruitment consultancies Proco Global and SkillSearch.

“James’ expertise in the consumer products sector, combined with his experience in management consulting, makes him an excellent addition to Futurestep, and we’re excited to bring his skills to our firm and our clients,” said Carmen Koch, Market Leader of Futurestep’s EMEA Consumer arm.

James Peskett and Andreas Perklitsch - futurestep

Andreas Perklitsch joins as a Managing Consultant in the EMEA Search Life Sciences Practice – he will work to boost Futurestep’s presence in the German and Austrian markets, and will drive expansion in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors across the region. Perklitsch adds more than 25 years of international experience in general management and professional HR services, with a focus on the fields of biotech, pharmaceuticals, medtech, diagnostics, and healthcare management, as well as on executive and expert positions.

Stijn Van Steenbergen, Market Leader of Futurestep’s EMEA Life Sciences division, stated, “Andreas’ strong experience in Life Sciences Executive search and HR advisory services will be of great benefit to our clients who are looking for a strategic advisor to holistically deal with their talent challenges.”

Commenting on both additions, Richard Shea, Managing Director of Futurestep’s EMEA Search wing, said, “We’re committed to meeting the needs of our clients and prospects, and these two hires will bring added value to our regional team.”

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