Gert Schmidt
Managing Partner
Practice Groups
"Challenge your client and be a fair partner for both client and candidate."
Prior to entering executive Search, Gert Schmidt served as an Officer in the German Army and worked as an Area Sales Manager for Carl Schenck AG. He began his executive search career as a Consultant with Odgers Berndtson, afterwards he built and developed the German branch office of Eric Salmon & Partners before joining Signium. Gert is among the top 100 headhunters in Germany (Wirtschaftswoche 2010/2014).

In the past 25 years Gert has successfully placed middle and senior level executives across all functions throughout Europe to both SME and publicly listed organizations. His market sector knowledge spans manufacturing industry & services, automotive and consumer. He has a particular expertise in technical functions and SCM/Operations (CTO/COO). 

Gert graduated in Civil Engineering and Economics from the Universities of Munich and Hagen.