Tanja Svjetlanovic, a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s Frankfurt office, is a valued member of the firm’s Industrial and Legal, Regulatory & Compliance practices. In addition, Tanja provides leadership assessment and leadership advisory consulting. She has served large global corporations as well as midsized, family-run businesses and private equity-backed companies in the automotive, industrial and technology industries. Tanja’s functional expertise includes general management, sales and marketing, operations and supply chain, engineering, legal and HR roles.

International search consultant

  • Tanja joined Spencer Stuart in 2015, and has been responsible for leading the German research team from 2017 to 2019. Tanja brings more than 12 years of experience in international leadership consulting, focusing on executive search and recruiting of senior-level general management and functional executives, next to her experience in delivering assessments and leadership advisory work.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Tanja was a consultant and head of research at a small European executive search company based in Vienna, where she covered industrial, consumer and IT assignments.

Tanja holds a diploma (Magister) in Philosophy as well as a Bachelor of Science in communication studies from the University of Vienna. In addition to her native German and Serbian/Croatian, she is fluent in English, and also speaks French and basic Russian.

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