More than 40 Years
of quality and professionalism in personnel consulting

About us

More than 30,000 successful placements of top executives and specialists

The Baumann telephone receiver, the best-known trademark in the German personnel consulting market, has stood for quality and professionalism for more than four decades. Our high standards which we set ourselves, our enthusiasm and passion for the search for the right candidates are some of the things that make us one of the leading personnel consultancies in executive and professional search in Germany.

We have in-depth know-how of market and industry and track down top executives and specialists for our clients in almost all relevant industrial sectors of the German economy. We work for medium-sized German companies as well as for international corporations, for which we successfully fill positions primarily in Germany and other European countries.  In the USA and Asia as well, we are closely involved in the recruitment process for top executives, drawing on our network of international research partners that has been tried and tested for many years.

Personal contact is important to us and forms the foundation of our success. Baumann stands for excellent consulting services and sustainable breakthroughs when it comes to placement. We have already received numerous awards for this.

Baumann Unternehmensberatung (Baumann Executive Search) is a member of the Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmensberater BDU e. V. (Federal Association of German Management Consultants) and is committed to the principles of qualified consulting in accordance with the valid regulations (GoPB).

Our Expertise

How we use our knowledge as a decisive difference in the search for the right candidates

We have been active in the markets for 40 years now. Our long-standing constant presence in all industries and at various levels is the basis of our profound knowledge of market and corporate structures.


  • Mechanical and plant engineering industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Chemicals, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sector
  • Energy industry
  • Services and trade sector
  • Telecommunications and IT industry
  • Private equity sector
  • „For four decades, we have been the preferred contact for filling top management and specialist positions.“ Dietmar Faller, Chairman of the board
  • „We stand for excellent consulting services, sustainable placement success and personal contact with our clients and candidates.“ Dr. Michael Faller, Managing Director

Baumann Management Consulting

This is something we take great pride in:

For more than 40 years now, we have been one of the leading personnel consultancies in Germany.

The Baumann telephone receiver is the best-known brand in the German HR consulting market.

We have a deep understanding of the market and industry from more than 30,000 successful search mandates at home and abroad.

We put special emphasis on the personal guidance for our clients and candidates.

Our search strategy is holistic. We therefore cover almost 100 per cent of the current relevant market of candidates.

Thanks to our decades of experience, we have a network with individual approach to top candidates.

We guarantee you successful placements of your vacancies.

Our fee structure is transparent and reliable.

We are an independent, owner managed business.

More than 40 years of
Experience and success

Facts and figures

  • 1977
    We revolutionise executive search in Germany and offer our candidates the opportunity to contact our consultants by telephone for all 7 days a week in order to explore the boundaries of appropriate career options.
  • 1988
    Establishment of an in-house research department with industry competence centres and further expansion of direct approach.
  • 2001
    The first Baumann website goes online and the Baumann advertisement conquers the virtual world.
  • 2005
    The "Baumann WebSearch" complements our search methods.
  • 2010
    „Baumann Select“ complements our multi-level personnel selection process.
  • 2013
    „Talent- und Management-Audit“ complement our range of services in the area of training and coaching.


Year of foundation
Ownership structure
Owner managed
Market position
One of the TOP personnel consultancies in Germany
Frankfurt am Main
Target positions
Management, C-Level and Executives / Middle Management / Professionals and Specialists
Personnel search mandates p. a.
approx. 650 - 700
Year of foundation

Baumann Services
Our business fields

Baumann Executive & Professional Search
Baumann Human Resources & Managementberatung

At Baumann Executive & Professional Search, we focus on the allocation of the key functions of our clients.

  •     Management board and C-level
  •     Divisional management and departmental management
  •     Middle management
  •     Professionals and specialists

Our aim is to provide customers with the competence and experience of our entire organization at diverse positions.

Our assistance for our clients is not limited only to the area of classic recruiting. As a full-service consultancy, we provide support to companies, together with recognised HR experts, for all challenges that come up in the field of HR and management consulting.