//Team
Team 2018-09-03T07:16:06+00:00

Board

Dr. Eckart EllerDr. Eckart Eller

Dr. Eckart Eller

CEO

eckart.eller@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 843 01 04

Dr. Eckart Eller has served for many years as a personal contact and consultant for managers of international companies in the executive search and executive coaching fields. Along with his experience from senior positions in DAX companies, he contributes an intercultural understanding from long-term assignments in Japan, the USA, UK and Southeast Asia. He finds analog and digital photography especially appealing, because it enables him to explore new perspectives.

Recruiting Team

Margit BauerMargit Bauer

Margit Bauer

Partner

margit.bauer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 281 06 76

Margit Bauer has a solid background in human resource management along with years of experience in the Executive Search unit. She worked for several years for a leading automotive manufacturer, where she became familiar with operational human resources management. Prior to this, the business administration graduate worked in France and Italy, where her main focus was on marketing for a well-known industrial company. In recent years, Margit Bauer has worked successfully for the EL-NET GROUP as a Senior Consultant/Partner specializing in placement. Her expertise lies in the automotive, mechanical engineering, insurance, pharmaceutical, and telecommunication sectors. Her consulting focus is on placement support and executive search. Margit's second home is Italy, where she enjoys living the dolce vita with friends.
Dr. Eckart EllerDr. Eckart Eller

Dr. Eckart Eller

eckart.eller@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 843 01 04

Dr. Eckart Eller has served for many years as a personal contact and consultant for managers of international companies in the executive search and executive coaching fields. Along with his experience from senior positions in DAX companies, he contributes an intercultural understanding from long-term assignments in Japan, the USA, UK and Southeast Asia. He finds analog and digital photography especially appealing, because it enables him to explore new perspectives.
Jan GeyerJan Geyer

Jan Geyer

Consultant

jan.geyer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 151 625 171 96

Jan Geyer supports international technology companies in their efforts to fill management-level vacancies or recruit IT experts and engineers. At the EL-NET GROUP, he contributes in-depth knowledge of the automotive, digitization, high-tech, electronics, IT and cyber security industries. As a human resources consultant, Jan successfully placed experts on all levels in these fields. Working in partnership with well-known companies, the business economist who worked for many years as a senior account manager and team leader for international relocation services including Asia, developed his expertise in specific international position profiling within Industry 4.0 in differentiated networks. Jan Geyer's belief that strength is born of calmness is not only confirmed by his training in traditional Goju-Ryu Karate.
Birgit Henschel-NeumannBirgit Henschel-Neumann

Birgit Henschel-Neumann

Managing Director EL-NET Recruiting GmbH

birgit.henschel-neumann@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 530 47 55

Birgit Henschel-Neumann has many years of experience in management and consulting. As a graduate engineer (TU Dortmund), her expertise lies in managing innovative technology companies. She is also an expert in intercultural consulting for companies, governments and municipalities in the area of international business site marketing. Since 2005, she has supported companies in recruiting and selecting managers and highly-qualified specialists. As an EL-NET GROUP partner in Düsseldorf, her areas of expertise include executive search with a focus on the automotive, industrial, energy and construction sectors. She also specializes in interim management and career support for managers. With her four-legged friend, Birgit demonstrates the fact that humor and playfulness can be an excellent source of strength.
Heike HoffmannHeike Hoffmann

Heike Hoffmann

Senior Consultant

heike.hoffmann@elnet.group
Tel. +49 152 289 478 77

Heike Hoffmann has many years of experience in executive search and successfully recruiting for expert positions primarily in the IT industry, as well as in cross-industry placement consulting for executives and specialist staff. A computer science graduate with professional experience working for an international IT service provider (in positions including project manager, manager and expert for human resources development and high potentials analysis), she brings to EL-NET GROUP her expertise in digitalization, the Internet of Things, the human touch and agile project management. Heike Hoffmann is as at home with IT industry business processes in software development and IT application marketing and operation as she is with new challenges facing retail and trade, the consumer goods industry, financial services, telecommunications and the automotive industry. She combines her market expertise and professional experience in placement consulting with the activating and appreciative methods of a certified systemic coach. She sees clients not only in the context of her business role, but as holistic individuals, allowing a constructive and open dialogue based on mutual trust. Heike Hoffmann gathers strength, energy and new ideas on daily walks in nature with her always-amiable four-legged friend.
Dr. Helmut JacobsDr. Helmut Jacobs

Dr. Helmut Jacobs

Partner

helmut.jacobs@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 372 42 26

Dr. jur. utr. Helmut Jacobs brings 20 years of experience in the insurance industry to his projects along with 20 years in human resources consulting. After completing his studies (Universities of Munich and Würzburg, accompanying programs in business economics and political science) the fully-qualified lawyer who holds a doctorate in law, worked at renowned insurance companies in senior management and board level positions. He founded the HR consulting firm Dr. Jacobs Personalberatung in 1999. As an EL-NET GROUP partner, Dr. Jacobs works in the Financial Services unit – with a focus on insurance – and is responsible for recruiting specialists and managers. Individual planning and vigorous approaches to new themes are hallmarks for Dr. Jacobs – not only on his extended trips to Northeast and South Africa, South America, South-East Asia, and Australia.
Andreas ReimerAndreas Reimer

Andreas Reimer

Partner, Executive Search - Global Life Sciences

andreas.reimer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 291 43 26

Fascinated by the first Biotech Start-Ups emerging in Germany in the early nineties, Andreas has been specializing in Executive Search for Life Science companies as early as 1992 and continues to keep his enthusiasm for this sector of industry. At EL-NET GROUP he is in charge of Executive Search for the market segments Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Medical Devices and Biotechnology. Andreas has a track record in searches for executives and specialists from all functional areas, including General Management, Marketing, Sales, R&D, Clinical Research, Medical Science and Manufacturing. He also has built a reputation as a specialist for particularly challenging searches with limited candidate pools. In this highly specialized and globalized environment, Andreas can rely on a worldwide network of trusted contacts. Andreas holds a degree in Marketing Communications. Before joining the Executive Search industry, he worked at a pioneer agency for dialogue marketing in Germany.
His interest in architecture and urban planning frequently leads him to special places.
Felicitas RossmüllerFelicitas Rossmüller

Felicitas Rossmüller

Partner

felicitas.rossmueller@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 820 73 63

Felicitas Rossmüller has many years of experience in advising executives in placement matters and has successfully filled a number of specialist and management positions within the framework of international recruiting projects. In addition to the automotive and related supply industry, she specializes in information technology, media, and banking. As an EL-NET GROUP partner, she is active in both fields and within the placement support modules of coaching (systemic coach, BTS Mannheim, DBVC certified), she closely integrates active market entry. After working as a trained economist and municipal editor (Mediengruppe Pressedruck), she studied German philology, philosophy and political sciences (M.A.) at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and completed a postgraduate degree in organizational and economic psychology. Felicitas appreciates respectful cooperation – not only in equestrian sports.
Daniel SchöneckerDaniel Schönecker

Daniel Schönecker

Consultant

daniel.schoenecker@elnet.group
Tel. +49 151 122 666 31

Daniel Schönecker specializes in recruiting experts for the IT industry and for IT projects in the public sector. As an EL-NET GROUP consultant, he finds the right candidates and potential applicants for positions in digitalization and IT. Daniel understands the IT needs of large city administrations and federal ministries from two perspectives: As a key account manager for a medium-sized company working on the development of future technologies and as a human resources consultant in 360-degree service for IT experts. In this position, the trained wholesale and commercial trade specialist supported 175 IT customers with a wide range of HR services. Daniel Schönecker is keenly interested in HR topics related to information technology and Industry 4.0. As a passionate communicator, he looks forward to exciting discussions – some of them on the golf courses of the world.
Christian WodtkeChristian Wodtke

Christian Wodtke

Partner & Head of Operations

christian.wodtke@elnet.group

Christian Wodtke has actively provided consulting support to medium-sized companies and industrial corporations for more than ten years. As Head of Operations, he has been responsible for an EL-NET GROUP recruiting unit since 2009. Christian began his career working for various media and research institutes. He is a trained business administrator, social scientist, and coach. Christian enjoys discovering the right path through creative and effective solutions – not only on challenging long-distance trips.

Interim Team

Markus von MillerMarkus von Miller

Markus von Miller

Managing Director EL-NET Interim GmbH

markus.vonmiller@elnet.group
Tel. +49 151 111 006 23

Markus von Miller is a proven expert in the restructuring and reorientation of companies – even in a difficult business environment. He acquired his proficiency in controlling, finance and human resources as a long-term executive-level manager in Germany and the US. Today, he uses this expertise as the EL-NET GROUP CFO. In addition to managing internal processes, executive search is one of his primary consulting fields. As a passionate sailor, Markus knows that when a ship veers off course, it is not enough to replace the captain, you have to change course.
Christian WodtkeChristian Wodtke

Christian Wodtke

Partner & Head of Operations

christian.wodtke@elnet.group

Christian Wodtke has actively provided consulting support to medium-sized companies and industrial corporations for more than ten years. As Head of Operations, he has been responsible for an EL-NET GROUP recruiting unit since 2009. Christian began his career working for various media and research institutes. He is a trained business administrator, social scientist, and coach. Christian enjoys discovering the right path through creative and effective solutions – not only on challenging long-distance trips.

Placement Team

Carolin AlthöferCarolin Althöfer

Carolin Althöfer

Partner

carolin.althoefer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 170 901 12 34

Carolin Althöfer applies her years of consulting and industry expertise in her project work. Her well-founded knowledge lies in the development of structures and processes in human resources as well as in management support and development. Her success in consulting and her experience result from her collaboration with American companies as well as with family-managed, medium-sized German companies in the IT/telecommunications and financial services sectors. Before Carolin, a business administration graduate (University of Passau), joined the EL-NET GROUP as a managing consultant, she built the organizational structure, formed the management team, and developed the HR department for a financial services provider (construction financing) in Munich. She also supported the company's IPO. Today, the focus of her consulting is on human resources and organizational development, management coaching and placement support. Like in field hockey, Carolin appreciates a good team.
Margit BauerMargit Bauer

Margit Bauer

Partner

margit.bauer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 281 06 76

Margit Bauer has a solid background in human resource management along with years of experience in the Executive Search unit. She worked for several years for a leading automotive manufacturer, where she became familiar with operational human resources management. Prior to this, the business administration graduate worked in France and Italy, where her main focus was on marketing for a well-known industrial company. In recent years, Margit Bauer has worked successfully for the EL-NET GROUP as a Senior Consultant/Partner specializing in placement. Her expertise lies in the automotive, mechanical engineering, insurance, pharmaceutical, and telecommunication sectors. Her consulting focus is on placement support and executive search. Margit's second home is Italy, where she enjoys living the dolce vita with friends.
Stefan DetzelStefan Detzel

Stefan Detzel

Senior Partner

stefan.detzel@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 180 51 97

Stefan Detzel has been supporting people and organizations in transitioning situations for more than 20 years. He worked as a senior consultant for the Institute for Organizational Communication (IFOK GmbH). As founder and managing director, he was responsible for Personal Innovation GmbH from 2004 to 2016 and for Lee Hecht Harrison Deutschland GmbH after the transfer of operations in 2011. He has also served as a member of the executive board of the BDU outplacement professional association since 2012. Within the EL-NET GROUP, Stefan is responsible for EL-NET Innovation GmbH and acts as senior partner at EL-NET Placement GmbH. The graduate social worker (Hochschule Fulda, FH) and certified coach (ICI) and business coach (Metaforum) supports companies and individuals in event-critical phases. The focus of his consulting work ranges from personnel restructuring for medium-sized companies to DAX corporations, crisis and restructuring communications, outplacement, project planning/control, and coaching. The value of sustainable solutions is something Stefan also experiences on walks through his vineyard, www.bandevier.de
Barbara LothBarbara Loth

Barbara Loth

Senior Partner

barbara.loth@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 310 60 91

Barbara Loth is actively involved in themes ranging from "fair pay for work" to a "tolerant and cosmopolitan Berlin". She serves in political, labor law and HR management positions in public administration for aspects of Industry 4.0, business, labor, new technologies, and cultural diversity in Berlin. She uses her versatile experience in all business areas of the EL-NET GROUP. She served as a judge for the Berlin Labor Court and trained works council representatives nationwide. Since 2006 Barbara Loth has been active in politics as a chairperson for numerous professional committees and project groups with a focus on topics relates to the workplace. Prior to that, she worked as a district councilor for business, health and transport, and as a state secretary in the senate administration for labor, integration, and women's issues. She uses her operational skills in support of a job center as well as in the administrative committee of an employment agency. She is an administrative board member in the Federal Labor Office and currently works as a lawyer. The golf course is just one of the places where Barbara continuously develops her network in favor of these topics that are important to her.
Wolfgang PachaliWolfgang Pachali

Wolfgang Pachali

Partner

wolfgang.pachali@elnet.group
Tel. +49 170 854 53 44

Wolfgang Pachali implements comprehensive knowledge and experience as a Human Resources department head with consulting expertise in human resources, personnel development, coaching, management audit, introduction and control of personnel systems, negotiation with employee representatives, change management, personnel strategy, and HR business models. As a psychologist (Free University Berlin), business economist graduate (FH for Economics Berlin) and a trained industrial manager (AEG-Telefunken Berlin), he worked for one of Germany's leading insurance companies as a general agent for strategy, organizational development, restructuring, process optimization, and business model digitalization. Within the EL-NET GROUP, Wolfgang has worked for many years as a partner and project coordinator focusing on placement, personnel, organizational development, and executive coaching. Wolfgang enjoys discovering new paths to the destination – not only on long hiking tours.
Felicitas RossmüllerFelicitas Rossmüller

Felicitas Rossmüller

Partner

felicitas.rossmueller@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 820 73 63

Felicitas Rossmüller has many years of experience in advising executives in placement matters and has successfully filled a number of specialist and management positions within the framework of international recruiting projects. In addition to the automotive and related supply industry, she specializes in information technology, media, and banking. As an EL-NET GROUP partner, she is active in both fields and within the placement support modules of coaching (systemic coach, BTS Mannheim, DBVC certified), she closely integrates active market entry. After working as a trained economist and municipal editor (Mediengruppe Pressedruck), she studied German philology, philosophy and political sciences (M.A.) at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and completed a postgraduate degree in organizational and economic psychology. Felicitas appreciates respectful cooperation – not only in equestrian sports.
Eva-Maria SchauerEva-Maria Schauer

Eva-Maria Schauer

Managing Director EL-NET Placement GmbH

eva-maria.schauer@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 439 60 51

Eva-Maria Schauer has years of international experience in executive search with a special focus on the IT/telecommunications, automotive, pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors. As a manager, she has supported numerous industrial company integrations as well as the international market entry for a major technology company in Eastern Europe. Within the EL-NET GROUP, Eva-Maria has been complementing her executive search expertise since 2003 with the management of large-scale placement projects throughout Germany. As Managing Director, she is in charge of the company's Placement unit. Before starting her professional career, she completed a degree (M.A.) in humanities at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. Eva-Maria is a sought-after sparring partner for coaching and supporting executive career transitions. Eva-Maria Schauer is thrilled when the wheels turn perfectly and she can ride like the wind.
Benjamin ScholzBenjamin Scholz

Benjamin Scholz

Partner

benjamin.scholz@elnet.group

Benjamin Scholz has worked in consulting for several years and is responsible for project management within the company. After starting his career in scientific research and the media industry, including a management position in the film industry, he worked for several years in project and process management for companies and public institutions. He has a master's degree in communication science, market psychology and political science. Benjamin appreciates strategic planning and spontaneous reactions – not only on the soccer field.
Martina SeizMartina Seiz

Martina Seiz

Partner

martina.seiz@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 522 01 30

Martina Seiz has worked for many years as a placement and career consultant as well as a coach in the high-tech, automotive, mechanical engineering, and financial services sectors. As an EL-NET GROUP partner, the fully-trained lawyer (Passau University) uses her experience in large and individual projects and supports managers and specialists in targeted and quick career transitions. Martina worked for several years as managing director in the educational field and as a lawyer. Within the EL-NET GROUP, her consulting focus is on placement, business start-ups, and management coaching. Martina routinely gains surprising insights into new and familiar themes – not only when she's traveling.
Inge SommerreisserInge Sommerreisser

Inge Sommerreisser

Partner

inge.sommerreisser@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 126 03 39

With many years of experience as an HR generalist, Inge Sommerreisser has successfully filled a large number of specialist and management positions in conjunction with international recruiting projects. In addition to the automotive/supplier industry and IT sector, she has an affinity for the world of carbon and composites that she came to know during her many years working in the HR department for the SGL Group. As a partner in the EL-NET GROUP, she is active in recruiting (employer branding, personnel development, etc.), as well as in project management. She also presents workshops on HR topics and supports companies in change management. After finishing her commercial training in rail travel and completing several courses in human resources management, she studied business administration at a private university in Munich and completed an international business communication program after work. She would like to read a lot more – if she only had the time.
Martina SzautnerMartina Szautner

Martina Szautner

Senior Partner

martina.szautner@elnet.group
Tel. +49 173 913 77 82

Martina Szautner is an experienced HR all-rounder with a broad strategic and operational background in professional HR management. Prior to joining the EL-NET GROUP, she contributed her conceptual strength and clear implementation focus as an HR manager and in-house consultant for globally active brand-name companies in the automotive, high-tech, logistics and consumer goods sectors, both in the corporate environment and in owner-managed companies. The graduated psychologist (she studied business psychology and business administration at the University of Eichstätt and in the USA) integrates her international experience in industry and consulting in all fields of modern human resources. In the EL-NET GROUP, she is mainly active in the field of placement support. As an author, a council member at the University of Applied Sciences/Kempten, and as a lecturer at the University of Bamberg, she focuses on current topics including systemic organizational consulting and management staff coaching. Martina Szautner's outdoor passion involves mountain biking in challenging terrain where she works on her concentration, endurance, and coordination.

Innovation Team

Andreas ChittreckAndreas Chittreck

Andreas Chittreck

Senior Consultant

andreas.chittreck@elnet.group
Tel. +49 160 696 98 05

Andreas Chittreck has been working since 1994 with – and for – people and organizations dealing with the challenging phases of change. Backed by a graduate degree in psychology, he has a wide range of practical experience across the entire HR spectrum. His expertise lies in designing and successfully implementing complex projects for internal/external career transition at various hierarchical levels. As a consultant/trainer, project manager, key account/senior manager with responsibility for personnel and earnings, and a hands-on mentality, he contributes a wealth of experience along with an ability to perform in a regional and international context. He also has excellent connectivity to all company and other relevant (job market) players. In the INNOVATION division of the EL-NET GROUP, he is responsible for business development in services for HR transformation projects, including restructuring support, transfer companies, group and individual placements. As a sports enthusiast with a passion for endurance activities, he also enjoys challenging tasks in the professional context that demand vivacity and perseverance.
Stefan DetzelStefan Detzel

Stefan Detzel

Managing Director EL-NET Innovation GmbH

stefan.detzel@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 180 51 97

Stefan Detzel has been supporting people and organizations in transitioning situations for more than 20 years. He worked as a senior consultant for the Institute for Organizational Communication (IFOK GmbH). As founder and managing director, he was responsible for Personal Innovation GmbH from 2004 to 2016 and for Lee Hecht Harrison Deutschland GmbH after the transfer of operations in 2011. He has also served as a member of the executive board of the BDU outplacement professional association since 2012. Within the EL-NET GROUP, Stefan is responsible for EL-NET Innovation GmbH and acts as senior partner at EL-NET Placement GmbH. The graduate social worker (Hochschule Fulda, FH) and certified coach (ICI) and business coach (Metaforum) supports companies and individuals in event-critical phases. The focus of his consulting work ranges from personnel restructuring for medium-sized companies to DAX corporations, crisis and restructuring communications, outplacement, project planning/control, and coaching. The value of sustainable solutions is something Stefan also experiences on walks through his vineyard, www.bandevier.de
Nadine KochNadine Koch

Nadine Koch

Consultant

nadine.koch@elnet.group
Tel. +49 175 828 22 60

Nadine Koch is responsible for business development, marketing, and PR in the EL-NET GROUP INNOVATION unit. Before the graduate social scientist (University of Mannheim) switched to the HR sector, she was involved in market research and as a PR consultant in the area of corporate social responsibility and as a consultant for a world leading personnel and business consultancy. Working to improve the family/career balance, she is engaged as an honorary board member of an association for working mothers (VBM) and integrates the topic she scientifically researched at the University of Mannheim (the impact of family-friendly measures on organizational commitment) in her consulting activities.
For Nadine, immersion into the colorful world of cinematography and series is always a field study of human relationships.
Silvia KohlbergerSilvia Kohlberger

Silvia Kohlberger

Managing Director EL-NET Innovation GmbH

silvia.kohlberger@elnet.group
Tel. +49 172 899 19 10

Silvia Kohlberger has accumulated more than ten years of experience in commercial management in mid-sized companies and international corporations. Since 2014, she has contributed her extensive know-how to the Outplacement unit. Silvia graduated from the Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences with a degree in International Human Resource Management (M.A) and in Business Administration (B.A.) with a major in International Human Resources Management and Organization. She is also certified by the university as a lecturer for human resources development and human resources management. As an EL-NET GROUP partner, Silvia is responsible for the commercial and operational management of EL-NET Innovation GmbH. For her diverse projects, Silvia often draws inspiration from her excursions in literary worlds.
Almut KraftAlmut Kraft

Almut Kraft

Senior Consultant

almut.kraft@elnet.group
Tel. +49 170 336 80 66

Working with and for people and helping them develop their strengths and talents has always been a matter of personal importance for Almut Kraft. After completing her degree in social/adult educational theory and business administration, she worked for several years as an HR manager before switching to consultancy in 2005. For more than 13 years she has been supporting companies in organizational, development and restructuring phases. Ms. Kraft has a passion for getting people and organizations moving. From mountain climbing to everyday work routines, she likes to overcome obstacles and look at things from a completely new perspective.
Anke Wolf-Sommersell

Anke Wolf-Sommersell

Senior Consultant

anke.wolf-sommersell@elnet.group
Tel. +49 171 685 79 87

Anke Wolf-Sommersell is a recognized expert in all areas of strategic and operational human resources management as well as in managing, building and developing HR teams and processes. In her former position as HR manager she directed transformation and restructuring projects and managed structural and cultural integration projects for the company. Anke Wolf-Sommersell has a graduate degree in sociology (University of Bielefeld, major in organization theory and human resources). She brings to EL-NET Innovation her practical experience in consulting, planning and implementation across all areas of human resources and organizational change as well as in HR-related services.

Talent Management Team

Viola DiltheyViola Dilthey

Viola Dilthey

Senior Partnerin - Sales

viola.dilthey@elnet.group
Tel. +49 151 626 614 00

For more than 15 years, Viola Dilthey has been supporting companies in management and human resources development on national and international levels. As an EL-NET GROUP Senior Partner, she serves as a contact person for all disciplines. After completing her graduate degree in humanities and social sciences (M.A.), she has worked in consulting firms with a focus on human resources. Developing innovative solutions together with her clients is one of her key strengths. In recent years she has worked as a team leader in Germany and abroad and has assumed management responsibility for major projects. She is also known for using her cooking skills as a means of understanding and inspiring people.