Your Dedicated Team

Werner E. Stein
Senior Executive with extensive experience in Executive Search, placement of first line Executives and board level management positions, management audits, organizational coaching, and reorganizations.

– 24 years in Executive Search, Organizational & Personal Coaching, and Management Audits
– Founder (2001) and Board Member of the German-Romanian Business Chamber
– 15 years as Regional Manager at S.O.S Satele Copiilor, Germany / Romania
– 10 years in Banking at City Bank Düsseldorf Management Training

Werner E. Stein founded Stein & Partner in 1994.

David-Sebastian Stein
Sebastian joined Stein & Partner in 2010 as an Intern, and after his Master of International Business at Hult international Business School in Dubai / Shanghai / San Francisco he re-joined the company full time, becoming a Senior Consultant, and afterwards Partner. He has expertise in direct search of top and middle management positions, management and organizational advisory, in a variety of industries, such as Professional and Financial Services, FMCG, Retail, and Sales Management.

Sebastian holds as well the BSc from Vienna University of Economics and Business, and London School of Economics and Political Sciences. His native language in German, and he is fluent in English and Romanian.

Catalin-Cedric Ghigea
Senior Partner
Catalin has a longstanding career as a coordinating manager for large international consultancy and commercial companies, while also having tasted the challenges and successes of an entrepreneur that grew his own company to international reputation. His expertise consists of building team and business development programs and projects for local and multinational companies, creating and implementing sound management processes, as well as assisting large companies to initiate and conduct business in the CEE Region.

This multidisciplinary experience spanning a period of over 20 years allows him to have a broad vision over local and international economic environments, while granting him the best position to support companies of every size and industry in their organizational development endeavour. Catalin speaks fluently English and French.

Andreea Manta
Andreea has 20 years of experience in one of the Big Four companies, where she was an Audit Director and then Partner for more than 8 years. She has extensive experience in audits for global multinationals, project management, organizational structures, compliance and risk management, as well as client relationship management.

Currently, she is leading organizational developments, restructuring and Executive Search projects for key relevant positions. Her areas of expertise are in industries such as Automotive, Production, Food and Beverages, Chemical, Media and Entertainment, Financial and Professional services, Agriculture, and Oil & Gas. She is fluent in English.

Susana Ferreira
Susana is a Portuguese citizen, living in Romania since 2005. Holding an Executive MBA From Sheffield University, she has extensive experience in people management, finance, controlling, HR, knowledge processes, administration, customer service, strategy, and legal activities for large scale business to business operations. Susana has held several positions from CFO, CEO and Country Management within Construction, Real Estate and Agriculture.

Susana is leading turnaround restructuring, organizational development and set ups, as well as Executive Search for first and second line management. Susana is specialized in a variety of industries, such as Construction & Real Estate, Agriculture and Fuel Production, Shared Services, Industry, Energy, and Production. Susana’s native language is Portuguese and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Romanian.

Liana Prisacariu
Senior Consultant
Having a university degree in Organizational Psychology and Organizational Management Masters, combined with strong experience in multinational and multicultural environment, Liana is consulting the partners of Stein & Partner and runs various projects within the Transylvanian and north west Romanian regions.

Liana gained strong experience in the areas of advertising, financial services, manufacturing in different industries, real estate and facility management and has a strong track record in management, sales and key account management. Furthermore, she is highly experienced in relationships management with corporate companies. Liana speaks fluently English.

Stela Ciupercea
Head of Research & Consultant
Having a Masters Degree in Foreign Languages with the University of Bucharest, Stela joined Stein & Partner in 2011 for a Summer Internship Programme. She gradually grew within the company and became Senior Researcher and later on Head of the Research department.

She has gathered experience in Executive Search activities, being involved in search projects for various industries and functions for international and local clients. She successfully managed projects for companies acting in FMCG, Agriculture & Chemicals, Automotive, Energy & Telecommunications, Healthcare & Pharma. Stela is fluent in English, Russian, and German.

Madalina Craiciu
Researcher & Business Analyst
Madalina obtained a Masters degree in Business Management of Commerce and has previous experience in Customer Care & Administration, in projects pertaining retail and medical industries. She joined Stein & Partner’s team in 2016, being appointed Researcher and Business Analyst, working for local and international clients.

Madalina is gathering more and more experience, being involved in the search process of middle and top management positions, in industries like: Construction, Financial Services, IT, Pharma, FMCG, etc. She is fluent in English.

Raluca Diaconescu
Researcher & Business Analyst
Holding a BA in Psychology, Raluca has experience in sales in the Telecommunications industry, combined with a role as a Business Analyst in a multinational and multicultural environment.

Beginning 2017, Raluca joined Stein & Partner as part of the Research Team, with the role of HR Researcher and Business Analyst, supporting the placement process for various positions in industries such as: IT & Telecommunication, Agricultural, Financial Services, and Industrial Engineering. She is fluent in English.

Alexandra Ene
Researcher & Business Analyst
Alexandra holds a BA in Communication and Public Relations, and a Masters Degree in Management. She has vast experience in marketing communication and research, and in 2017 she decided to join Stein & Partner and use her expertise and business knowledge for the successful recruitment of middle and top management positions.

Currently, Alexandra is a Researcher and Business Analyst within the company and has supported Executive Search projects in several industries, such as FMCG, pharma, agribusiness, insurance, production and more. She speaks fluently English and Spanish.

Cristina Popa
Office Manager, Researcher & Business Analyst
Cristina joined Stein & Partner in 2016, as the company’s Office Manager and soon became involved as well in the development of the projects, as a Researcher. She has a demonstrated history working in the energy industry, with a focus on the administrative development of renewable green field projects.

Cristina is a strong Research and Business Analyst professional, with a Masters degree in Maritime & Harbour Law from the University Ovidius Constanta. She is fluent English.

Dr. Michael Schroeder
Cooperation Partner
Having over 5 years of expertise in Executive Search and additional 17 years in management roles within international companies, Michael is focused on individual, organizational and integration coaching. He has International Certifications in Coaching.
Jens Neumann
Cooperation Partner
Having over 18 years of expertise in Training, Recruitment, and Consulting, Jens started his cooperation with Stein & Partner in 2014. He is our Cooperation Partner in Vienna.