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Consultant Profile Dr. Bjoern Hackert

Bjoern Hackert has been both a manager and an expert in the various functions of HR for many years. He advises executives and companies with regard to the optimal formation and configuration of the human resources department as well as on issues of employee recruitment and retention.



  • More than 20 years of both practical and theoretical experience in human resource management
  • Global Head of Human Resources for a luxury goods company in Switzerland, Member of the Executive Board
  • 10 years management experience for an international bank in the areas of personnel selection, placement and  support
  • HR manager and Executive Committee member located in New York; management of an international HR team
  • Member of the management team for a merger project and projects to transform human resources (Business Partner, Shared Service)
  • Experience as in-house consultant and lecturer in management, personnel and communication issues in the luxury goods industry, hospitality, finance and insurance industry, public administration and the non-profit sector
  • Specialist in the areas of change management, employer branding / recruitment, staff retention, international assignments


Education Background

  • Training in systemic human resources and organizational development
  • Coaching training
  • SPHR Certification (Senior Professional in Human Resources), USA 
  • Dipl-Kfm. with a focus on Human Resource Management and Marketing
  • PhD in Economics (dissertation on cooperation in operational working groups, Dr. rer. pol)
  • Various courses covering change management and International Human Resources
  • Memberships: SHRM Society for Human Resource Management HRNY Human Resource Association of New York, American Chamber of Commerce in Germany



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