Corinne Klajda joined Accord Group ECE in May 1999 as the head of the Consumer Goods & Retail Practice, in East & Central Europe, based in Warsaw, Poland.
In 2005 Corinne acquired Accord Group in Poland and Russia (MBO), and established a second company advising on Human Resources management consultancy projects & Leadership Services. In 2006, Accord Group founded with other leading executive search firms AltoPartners, today a global network with 54 offices in 34 countries, where Corinne is today leading the Consumer Goods, Retail & Luxury Practice since 2008.
Corinne came to Accord Group ECE after spending ten years in Asia, where her experience included heading the Shanghai and Beijing Offices of executive search firm Ray & Berndtson where she worked on expatriate search assignments in a variety of industries.
Prior to her executive search career, Corinne was with International SOS Assistance as a Regional Sales Manager for China and with Halliburton, as a Regional Sales Administrator for Greater China.
A graduate of the Beijing Language and Culture University, Corinne completed a MA in Chinese philology. Corinne also completed an executive MBA programme from the CEIBS and is an accredited and licensed Executive Coach. Corinne has a growing Executive Coaching Practice since 2001 with clients across Europe. Corinne speaks English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Polish and Creole.