Recruitment consultancy Robert Walters expands services in Switzerland

  • Geneva office opened 1st October 2018, following demand for mid-senior professional candidates in the area
  • Robert Walters has had a presence in Switzerland for almost 10 years, after the Zurich office opened in 2009

Guillaume Blanchin, who has 13 years of experience in recruitment will lead the new Geneva business .

Robert Walters has opened its first base in Geneva to help service the 61 per cent of professionals in Switzerland who will be looking for a new job within the next 12 months (Source: Robert Walters European Salary Survey 2018).

Geneva has a longstanding reputation for its financial services, pharmaceutical, research and luxury goods sector – all which operate on a global scale and have continued to go from strength-to-strength.

Christian Atkinson, Director Robert Walters Switzerland: “Looking back to almost 10 years of business in Switzerland and supporting businesses in Geneva from Zurich, we are delighted to be providing local and even more personal services in the French-speaking area. Given its international reputation for stability and continuing economic growth, it is a particularly exciting time to be based in Geneva. We anticipate over the next 12 months demand for professionals in finance commerce, marketing, sales, health care and IT to be particularly high in the Romandy area.“

Guillaume Blanchin,Director Robert Walters Geneva, adds: „With Zurich and Geneva being the most important economic areas in Switzerland it is the ideal location for us to expand into. Our French-speaking team are experts in finding mid-senior candidates and placing them in well-suited positions, and I am delighted to evolve our offering in Switzerland to be more local and specialised to companies and candidates based in Geneva.”  

Robert Walters is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies and focuses on placing high calibre professionals into permanent, interim and temporary positions at mid and senior levels of seniority. Since 2009 our Swiss team recruits across accounting & finance, banking & financial services, sales & marketing, health care and IT. Robert Walters was founded in 1985 and now operates across 28 countries.

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Maren Schneider – Marketing Managerin Switzerland & Germany
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