Based in Brussels but serving client across Belgium and beyond, Jean-Michel is a trusted advisor to his clients, fostering transparent and long-term collaboration through high personal commitment and an accurate understanding of the client’s specific business challenges and corporate culture.
His 25+ years of experience in Executive Search at local and international level covers a broad variety of sectors (mainly industrial, consumer & retail, technology and business services) and functional areas (in particular general management, sales & marketing and financial officers).
Jean-Michel has a proven track record in handling demanding search assignments for large international groups but also for medium-size family, private equity and scale-up companies needing professional, highly personalised yet cost-effective assistance in the completion of C-level and other strategic recruitment processes.
Before joining Hoffman and Associates in 1998, he was a Division Manager for a leading international specialist recruitment firm. Prior to Executive Search, he worked as an Audit Manager with KPMG Peat Marwick in Luxembourg.
Jean-Michel is member of the Industrial Practice Group of IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide.
Jean-Michel holds a Master in Business Administration from HEC Liège and he completed an Executive Programme in Management and Philosophy at Solvay Business School (Brussels).
He is a certified MBTI Practitioner (Level I) and is fluent in French, Dutch and English, with a good command of German.
We advise on all aspects of identifying, assessing and recruiting executive talent across the globe.