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Reichstein Associates is an executive search company founded in 2005. We help our clients to achieve competitive advantage through the identification, assessment and recruitment of talented business leaders and specialists. Finding the one individual who stands out from the rest, whose unique skills and qualifications make him or her a decisive factor for a client's success is the key to executive search.


Every client has different needs, and each assignment conducted by REICHSTEIN ASSOCIATES GMBH is unique. What remains constant are the high standards we apply throughout the course of all assignments.


As a privately held company, we are only driven by one objective: serving you, our clients. Our commitment to quality informs every element of our search: our people, our network, our process and our proprietary database of proven and emerging talent.


Throughout all phases of the search process, we use the utmost discretion to guarantee the confidentiality sought by clients and potential candidates alike.

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Nicolas Reichstein (1969) studied at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland and graduated in 1996 with an MBA degree (lic. oec.HSG). In 1998, he continued his post-graduate studies in Human Resources Management at University of Applied Sciences in Olten where he obtained his diploma eidg.dipl. HR Manager in autumn 2000.


Nicolas started his Executive Search career at a&u Kaderberatung AG, a well-known Executive Search company based in Zurich & Basel. In 1998 he became a partner of the company and was promoted to Managing Director of the Zurich subsidiary.


In 2001, Nicolas Reichstein joined Lombard & Howell AG as Co-Founder. The company was the Swiss based subsidiary of the European wide Executive Search Organization Ward Howell International Group. After the integration of the group into the global Network of Stanton Chase International, one of the world`s largest executive search organizations, Nicolas became Managing Director of the Zurich Branch.


Over the following years Nicolas successfully placed more than 200 senior executives and top specialist for large caps and local boutiques mainly in the field of Financial Services. In April 2005 he decided to open his own executive search boutique. REICHSTEIN ASSOCIATES specializes in assessing and recruiting outstanding people for a select number of clients

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