Hans Thoenes

Based in Rome, Hans is active in Eric Salmon & Partners’ Industrial and Energy practices, as well as its Executive Assessment & Board Consulting practices.

With more than 20 years’ seniority in executive search and his wide-ranging general business background he derives great satisfaction from helping clients find and develop executive talent and advise them on corporate governance.

His client work includes executive search for general management and functional positions within the infrastructure sector and the utilities and oil & gas industries, as well as extensive cooperation with private equity funds for their portfolio companies.

Before joining Eric Salmon & Partners in 1995, Hans spent five years in the finance sector in Milan and in Frankfurt as Vice President Corporate Banking of Dresdner Bank. Previously he was Relationship Manager at BHF-Bank, and before that Marketing Manager at Intersomer, part of the Mediobanca Group.

Hans is a German national who has lived in Italy for many years. He holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Rome and earned an MBA from the Bocconi Business School in Milan.

Languages German, Italian, English