About us

An international team in the heart of Zürich

Our company, founded by Claire Garwacki and co-led with Marco Ferrarotti, is based in the city center of Zürich. We work in English, German, French, and Italian. CEOs, business owners, and HR directors come to us to find the best CFOs and their teams.
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Our philosophy

We support our clients on the basis of exclusive mandates and keep searching to find the perfect match. We work together with corporations and startups to grow their finance team while also getting finance professionals the job they deserve.

We connect CFOs and their teams across Switzerland.

Whether you’re a company looking to grow your finance and accounting teams and need a secure, fast and efficient recruitment service to find new joiners, or a finance professional looking to explore new opportunities within your field, we’re the right team to help you get there.

Claire Garwacki

Managing Partner
Meet Claire, a highly experienced corporate finance recruiter with over a decade of expertise in the industry. Renowned in Switzerland, Claire has established herself as a trusted name in her field, with an extensive network spanning from Chur to Geneva. Committed to contributing to fairness at work, Claire actively advocates for equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace.

Marco Ferrarotti

Managing Partner
Meet Marco, Managing Partner and co-leading the company since 2022. Marco is the former Group Controlling Director of Group La Prairie and a former Business Controller at Kuehne + Nagel. Marco brings 20 years of experience in finance, controlling, and audit. He is largely recognized as a talented people manager, and a natural at recruitment. Marco benefits from a strong professional network in Europe and now advises our clients thanks to his impeccable reputation and sharpness.

Sophie Winkler Payot

Business Development Partner
A former private equity investor, and a former startup CFO, Sophie is the definition of agility. Fluent in Swiss German, French, and English, Sophie reconciles the two sides of the Röstigraben and can connect you to hidden gold nuggets.

Ridha Messabih

External partner for candidates’ assessments
Dr Ridha Messabih is the co-founder of Leadership Solutions, our partner for advisory and HR solutions. Ridha achieved more than 1'000+ people assessments in his career and we know no eye like him: sharp but benevolent.

Patrick Meier

Management Assistant
Meet Patrick, our dynamic Office Manager fluent in Swiss German and English. With a keen sense of service and remarkable responsiveness, he seamlessly navigates tasks ranging from accounting and administration to coordinating with candidates. Patrick's multifaceted skills make him an invaluable asset to our team, ensuring smooth operations across various domains.

Hady Hayman

Web Design Partner
Meet Hady, a senior web and product designer with expertise in WordPress and Webflow development. With over four years of experience and a focus on creating modern, fast, industry-leading websites following best practices, he now partners internationally with startups and businesses providing an end-to-end multitude of web services handling all his partners' needs.

We work with companies from all over Switzerland

We are based in Zürich, and our network extends to most industries including engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and luxury services.

We work with startups and multinational firms across all cantons of Switzerland, and every week we meet new potential candidates.
of our candidates are invited to the first round.
of approached candidates reply to us (versus 25% in average)
of our candidates are invited to the second round
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From mandate to placement (versus 120 days in average)

Client satisfaction

All our clients are testimonials of our successful efforts to make the best connections in the Swiss CFO world. They have renewed their trust in our recruitment services by returning whenever the need for recruits arises. What they say about us:
I have been impressed by the speed of the process. I did not expect to find my CFO in four weeks.
Finally a head-hunter who understands finance.
Bellevue Executive Search is the reference when we need a new finance team member.

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