Richard Fudickar’s career of over 25 years in executive search is distinguished by an extensive roster of successful placements in senior management.
Richard’s industry expertise is broad and international, and he is highly regarded for his leadership on assignments across all functional roles and also works with companies at various stages of development, from start-ups to multinationals.
Richar is Managing Partner with Boyden since 1999. Successful track record of numerous c-level search assignments with national and international clients in Europe and abroad. Also, he has experience across a wide range of sectors, with a focus on automotive, industrial and technology; additional expertise in consumer goods (both FMCG and general) and professional services. Recruits senior managers in a variety of functions, including sales and marketing, finance and operations.
A versatile leader with a command of executive search, global relationships, management assessment, and board services
Previously served as Managing Partner with another leading global executive search firm and he gained experience in international account management, regional and global preferred provider relationships
He also Developed a successful executive search division for a major consulting firm and As a Senior Management Consultant, led an initiative to develop and implement marketing and sales strategies.
Served as a Divisional Manager of Marketing and Public Relations for a leading private hospital group
Richard embarked on a five-year tour of duty in Parliamentary affairs, first at Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament in Kiel, and later in the Federal Parliament in Bonn, where he was Chief of Staff for a committee chairman
A Global Industry Practices in Automotive, Global Leader Consumer and Retail. Also in Industrial, EMEA Leader and Supply Chain & Logistics
- Board Services
- Board Appraisal
- Venture Capital
- Private Equity
- Management Assessment
Education & Certifications
His Education is an MBA from Kiel University; additional studies in law and Commercial apprenticeship with leading import/export trading group.
Affiliations & Awards
- Board Member – European and German Association of Executive Search & Leadership Consultants (AESC)
- Named to BusinessWeek’s top 100 “World’s Most Influential Headhunters”
- Named one of Germany’s most influential Search Professionals by Wirtschaftswoche