Ann Frances Kelly is a native of Ireland and has lived and worked in Germany since the late eighties. Prior to her executive search career, she gained expertise working for the IIRS (Institute for Industrial Research and Standards), Dublin, a provider of outsourced technical / commercial services to fledgling and growing businesses.
She began her executive search career with one of the global top three recruiting companies and has been with Signium for more than 20 years, today partner in the Dusseldorf office. From 2014 – 2018 she led Signium’s Global Consumer Practice in the worldwide organization. Her client base includes blue-chip multinationals, SMEs as well as PE/VC-backed mid-caps and start-ups. For many years she has been a trusted advisor to her domestic and international clients, delivering bespoke solutions and expertise in FMCG / Consumer Products and Services (B2B / B2C, Food / Non-Food), Fashion, Sport, Lifestyle, and Healthcare.
Ann Frances Kelly conducts domestic as well as cross border pan-European/global searches in Brand and Private Label across a range of channels and business formats (retail and wholesale, out-of-home, convenience, e-commerce, catering, foodservice).
Apart from keeping fit, travelling, and enjoying good food and wine, Ann Frances Kelly enjoys nothing more than spending quality time with her huge family on the Green Isle.