You are looking for the executive who will play an influential role in determining your company’s direction in the years to come. You see the opportunities that come with every change in leadership and you are aware of the risks. That is why you stay involved – from choice of the consultant to completion of the search.


You expect to work with a partner of sound judgment with the know-how, dedication, integrity and style to represent your company’s interests. You demand a perfectly executed search and selection process within clearly defined and transparent costs: professional research, concise and realistic progress reports, accurate and comprehensive exposés as well as solid and reliable recommendations.


The position and functional requirements are your points of departure. Your expectations go beyond: you look for alignment with your company’s goals, strategies and objectives and you appraise the cultural fit.


Given these requirements, you want to know exactly to whom you entrust your search. The following pages are about the essentials of CSJ Schmitz-Justen & Company – a concise introduction intended to serve as basis for a personal dialogue.