Date Published
15 February 2019

Chicago, IL, USA - Signium announces election of two new board members: Partners Peter de Jong based in Amsterdam and Felipe Rivelles in Mexico City.

Peter de Jong has been elected as Vice President Marketing. He has been active in Executive Search since 2000 and joined Signium in 2014. Peter served on the Board at Stanton Chase for five years and was also active for four years as a European Council member of the AESC. Earlier in his career Peter worked at Unilever and Nestle in General Management, Marketing, and Commercial roles. Peter will focus on Brand Strategy and Marketing Communications.
Felipe Rivelles has been elected as the Vice President for the Americas Region. He has been involved in Executive Search since 2007 and joined Signium in 2017. Felipe has an extensive background in business and marketing for major world brands including the Kellogg Company, Campbell Soup Company, and Grupo Bimbo. Felipe will create a realistic growth plan that will include business development in the key Americas region.

Signium Chairman Alastair Paton said “Signium is building on its long experience in the industry to create a modern, global, client-focused business. Key to our future success will be strengthening the Signium brand worldwide and growth in the Americas, particularly in the United States. The appointments of Peter and Felipe will strengthen the Board, providing focus and leadership in these two critical areas.”

Asked for a reaction Peter de Jong states “I am thrilled to serve on the global board of Signium and feel privileged to serve the international partnership and will give my very best to contribute to the on-going growth of Signium.”
Felipe Rivelles added “I am excited and honored to have received Signium’s support for implementing its Strategy to strengthen the Signium Brand and growth in the Americas.”


About Signium
Signium is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with an extensive history dating back to the 1950s with offices in key business cities around the globe. We look beyond the qualifications and background of an individual candidate to consider culture fit and client values, something we call the application of “intelligence and intuition.” With local passion, knowledge, and a partner-led approach, we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people, and their organizations.

Signium was a founding member of the global industry standards body, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).