Leadership Advisory and Talent Solutions

Partnering for Exceptional Leadership

Unlocking the Full Potential of Leaders and Organisations

In our world of rapid transformation and boundless opportunities, leadership is the catalyst that ignites change, drives innovation, and unlocks the full potential of individuals and organisations alike.

A Shared Commitment to Excellence

At Selion Global, we empower leaders and organisations to reach their full potential. Leveraging our expertise as seasoned leadership consultants and former industry leaders, we deliver exceptional Executive Search, Board, and Leadership Consulting services. Our unique perspective, refined from years of C-suite and boardroom experience, enables us to identify and develop transformative leaders who drive sustainable success. With a personalised approach and global reach, we help organisations flourish in a rapidly evolving world.

Global Expertise, Local Insight

Navigating Complexity Delivering Results

From innovative startups to established multinationals, our comprehensive knowledge of global business dynamics empowers us to navigate the intricate nuances of each locale with precision and expertise. Our team of experts is dedicated to delivering exceptional results, combining global best practices with local market insight to help our clients succeed in an ever-evolving business landscape.

A Future based on Knowledge, Wisdom and Innovation

Tailored Solutions for Success

Recognising the uniqueness of every enterprise, we embrace a bespoke approach to each engagement. By forging close partnerships with our clients, we meticulously tailor solutions that address their specific needs and aspirations. Whether devising a strategic talent roadmap, board effectiveness, optimising operational efficiencies or fueling expansion initiatives with exemplary leadership solutions, we are steadfast in our commitment to guiding our clients toward their objectives and unlocking their full potential.

Global Capabilities and Local Solutions

At Selion Global, we are connected through a cutting-edge platform, leveraging the latest technology and research to drive innovation and success. Our partners regularly convene to share knowledge and best practices, ensuring our services remain exceptional and our clients receive bespoke support.

Expanding and Deepening our Presence

With a strategic presence worldwide, Selion Global is well-positioned to serve clients across the globe. Our growth strategy focuses on developing top talent and expanding our extensive reach, leveraging diversity to deliver exceptional results. Combining global insights with local expertise, we possess a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in every major market.

Collaborative Excellence, Worldwide

Responsible Business Practices and Sustainability

As trusted advisors to the world's most ambitious organisations, we understand the importance of good governance in unlocking potential and inspiring success. Our commitment to integrity, ethics, and sustainability is reflected in our membership with the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact).

Unlocking Potential and Inspiring Success

At Selion Global, we are driven by a passion to empower individuals, teams, and organisations to reach their full potential. We live our purpose by:

  • Pursuing excellence in everything we do

  • Putting people at the core of our business

  • Embracing diversity as a strength

  • Embodying entrepreneurial spirit to drive innovation

  • Nurturing talent to unlock growth

  • Governing with integrity to build trust

  • Protecting the planet for generations to come

Together, we're shaping a brighter future in which diverse perspectives and talents unite to create a better world for all.

Join Us

Our colleagues are driven by a winning spirit and an unwavering commitment to excellence. If you share our passion for unlocking potential and inspiring success, contact us for a confidential first discussion.

Global Board

  • Thomas W. Hofer

    Thomas Hofer is a Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Selion Global, a globally renowned professional services firm in leadership consulting, board advisory and executive search. With decades of extensive experience at the board and senior management levels, Thomas brings a high-level insider perspective to his work. He is highly accomplished in executive search, board consulting, succession planning, and strategic executive talent advisory.

    Thomas has established a reputation for partnering with clients with integrity, agility, discretion, and dedication, fostering enduring relationships with senior management executives and industry insiders worldwide. With a broad span of experience across multiple industries, he is committed to advising clients on informed leadership choices, empowering talented professionals to assume pivotal roles, and guiding them toward insightful decisions that drive success.

    As a former Commanding Officer of a regiment, Thomas brings extensive leadership and management experience, having led four battalions and 2,500 military personnel. He also has a lifelong interest in sports, having voluntarily served as Team Manager of the Swiss National Elite Rowing Team and participated in the World Cup and World Championships during two Olympic Cycles.

    Thomas is passionate about giving back to the community, having served as the Chair of a charity supporting families and children in underprivileged areas and as a Board Member of a Swiss-Indian foundation building schools for slum children. He is a Freeman of the City of London and enjoys visiting his favourite city often.

    As a seasoned professional, Thomas believes in supporting tomorrow's leaders through pro bono mentoring and sharing his expertise. He embraces a philosophy of continuous growth, seeking answers, and unlocking potential. This approach underpins his commitment to delivering exceptional results and making a positive impact in the world of leadership consulting and executive search.

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  • Cecile Hofer

    Cecile Hofer is a Founder of Selion Global and a Member of the Board. As a seasoned management consultant, she has dedicated her career to empowering leadership excellence. With decades of experience in Board and Leadership consulting services, she specialises in C-suite appointments, advisory, and strategic guidance for mid-sized and large corporations, family-owned enterprises, and venture capitalists worldwide.

    With a deep understanding of senior leaders' challenges, Cecile excels in identifying and developing top talent, advising on strategic leadership initiatives, and fostering effective boards and executive teams. Her extensive experience includes building and enhancing boards, succession planning, culture and diversity hiring expertise, and senior talent management across various industries such as financial services, private equity, hospitality, travel, consumer, and life science.

    As the driving force behind Selion Global Retreats, Cecile shapes its vision and strategy, curating transformative leadership experiences that bring together distinguished experts, boards and business leaders to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration. Beyond her professional pursuits, she finds inspiration in sports and photography, embracing a philosophy of dynamic living and fostering meaningful connections that resonate.

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  • Andrea Viehauser

    As Managing Partner of Austria and CEE and Member of the Global Board at Selion Global, Andrea Viehauser is a seasoned executive search professional with over 20 years of experience in Leadership Advisory Consulting. She leverages her expertise to support clients in selecting top management profiles of excellence, board members, and supervisory board members. Andrea has accumulated a wealth of experience in Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Consulting. 


    She began her career at Amrop Jenewein in 2000, where she spent ten years honing her skills. She then moved to NP Neumann & Partners (now DHR International Neumann), where she headed the global Competence Centre Financial Services and later took over the management of the Austrian subsidiary. Andrea's career trajectory also includes leadership positions at LAB & Company Austria, where she served as Managing Partner of the Vienna office, and Amrop Jenewein, where she was Associate Partner and later Managing Director. In 2022, she founded her own Executive Search company, Andrea Viehauser Executive Search. 


    Throughout her career, Andrea has specialised in Executive Search for top management (C-level) positions, Management Appraisals, and Leadership Advisory Consulting, with a focus on the Financial Services, Transport and logistics, Public Sector, Digital and IT, Energy, and Production industries in the DACH and CEE regions. 


    Her expertise has been sought after by her clients, including CEOs seeking guidance on management succession planning and leadership team development. Andrea holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and is fluent in English. Born in Salzburg, she brings a unique blend of professional experience and cultural understanding to her work at Selion Global.

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  • Professor Peter Verhezen

    Peter Verhezen is a Member of the Global Board of Selion Global and a Specialist in their Board and Leadership practice.

    As a globally recognised strategist, educator, and consultant, he brings expertise in emerging markets, corporate governance, and sustainability to his work.

    As a Visiting Professor at the University of Antwerp and Antwerp Management School, Peter shares his insights with future leaders, drawing from his extensive experience advising top management and boards across the Asia Pacific region. He leverages his expertise to advise clients on risk management, digital strategy, and sustainability, having previously served as a Senior Advisor to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) - World Bank Group.

    Peter has held various academic positions throughout his career, including Professor of Global Corporate Governance, Ethical Leadership, and Risk Management at Melbourne Business School, Research Fellow for Governance at Harvard Kennedy School, and Adjunct Professor of Strategy at Vlerick Business School. He has coached top executives and boards in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Jakarta and has been a guest speaker at esteemed institutions worldwide.

    Peter's thought leadership is reflected in his publications, including several books on corporate governance, leadership, and responsible decision-making in the age of artificial intelligence. His unique blend of academic rigour, consulting expertise, and leadership experience makes him a sought-after advisor and thought leader in his field.

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  • Carin Beumer

    Carin Beumer is a seasoned global board director and entrepreneur with a passion for driving innovation and positive impact in the life sciences and humanitarian sectors. As a Member of the Global Board of Selion Global and non-executive Board Director for various for-profit and non-profit organisations, Carin brings her expertise to bear on health and wellbeing, discovery, and purpose.

     With over 25 years of experience co-founding life science startups in biotech, ag-tech, and consumer health, Carin has developed a unique understanding of the intersection of business and social impact. Her board roles include Chair of the Board, Chair of the Governance Committee, and member of various committees, including Audit and Risk, Finance, Safeguarding, and Governance and nomination.

    Carin's international humanitarian work spans the Global South, with a focus on fragile states, and her educational endeavours are centred in Switzerland. Before her entrepreneurial pursuits, Carin worked in investment banks in Amsterdam and London, specialising in project finance in developing countries.

    A certified International Board Director (IDP-C, Insead 2019-2020), Carin holds degrees in Economics from the Free University in Amsterdam and a BSc from the Breda University of Applied Sciences. Her extensive global experience has equipped her with a deep understanding of diverse cultures and markets.

    Carin is driven by a passion for discovering and developing solutions to significant global challenges, including climate change, anti-microbial resistance, and obesity. She believes that health, knowledge, and career opportunities are essential for human wellbeing. An avid reader and traveller, Carin enjoys long hikes, skiing, and swimming and is fluent in several languages.

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Meet our consultants

  • Roland Muller
    Singapore

    Roland is a Partner at Selion Global Singapore, where he draws upon his extensive background in HR leadership to offer bespoke executive search, board services, and leadership advisory solutions to diverse clients across geographies. With a career spanning over two decades, he is deeply committed to fostering the growth and success of organisations by assisting them in attracting, nurturing, and empowering top-tier talent to meet their present and future demands.

    Central to his professional ethos is cultivating high-performance teams, an endeavour to which he has dedicated considerable time and energy throughout his career. He is driven by a profound passion for aiding organisations in crafting and executing robust talent strategies, fostering Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, implementing comprehensive succession planning frameworks, and other critical talent initiatives.

    Earlier, he held senior positions at some of the world's leading multinational corporations, including UBS, HSBC, and the Private Equity arm of SoftBank. Moreover, throughout his career, his work often required extensive engagements with professional services firms (management consulting, legal, accounting, and audit). His tenure across Asia, the United States, and Europe have given him a nuanced understanding of global Human Capital dynamics and a track record of delivering impactful talent strategies, leadership development programs, and organisational transformation endeavours.

    At the heart of his professional journey lies a commitment to cultivating enduring and trusted partnerships with his clients, rooted in mutual respect and a shared vision for organisational excellence. Complementing his practical experience, he holds a degree in business management and accounting. Further, he is pursuing a master’s in organisational psychology to enrich his human capital management expertise.

    Beyond his professional endeavours, he finds solace and rejuvenation in spending quality time with his family and engaging in outdoor sports, which nourish his mind and body.

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  • Daniel Albrecht
    Germany

    Daniel Albrecht is an Associate Partner of Selion Global in Germany and Director in the Hamburg office of Board Connect GmbH, specialising in Executive Search, Management Assessment, and Board Advisory services. With a decade of professional experience in the technology sector, spanning semiconductors, bio/MedTech, and security technology, Daniel Albrecht brings a deep understanding of the industry to his clients. As a trusted advisor, he partners with national and international companies to identify and recruit top executives, managers, and senior-level experts.

    Additionally, he conducts management audits and assessments to evaluate executive performance. As part of the Board Advisory Team, Daniel Albrecht supports boards of directors and supervisory boards in corporate governance matters, including board evaluations, benchmark studies, and market analyses of executive and supervisory board compensation models.

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  • Andrea Viehauser
    Austria

    As Managing Partner of Austria and CEE and Member of the Global Board at Selion Global, Andrea Viehauser is a seasoned executive search professional with over 20 years of experience in Leadership Advisory Consulting. She leverages her expertise to support clients in selecting top management profiles of excellence, board members, and supervisory board members. Andrea has accumulated a wealth of experience in Executive Search and Leadership Advisory Consulting. 


    She began her career at Amrop Jenewein in 2000, where she spent ten years honing her skills. She then moved to NP Neumann & Partners (now DHR International Neumann), where she headed the global Competence Centre Financial Services and later took over the management of the Austrian subsidiary. Andrea's career trajectory also includes leadership positions at LAB & Company Austria, where she served as Managing Partner of the Vienna office, and Amrop Jenewein, where she was Associate Partner and later Managing Director. In 2022, she founded her own Executive Search company, Andrea Viehauser Executive Search. 


    Throughout her career, Andrea has specialised in Executive Search for top management (C-level) positions, Management Appraisals, and Leadership Advisory Consulting, with a focus on the Financial Services, Transport and Logistics, Public Sector, Digital and IT, Energy, and Production Industries in the DACH and CEE regions. 


    Her expertise has been sought after by her clients, including CEOs seeking guidance on management succession planning and leadership team development. Andrea holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and is fluent in English. Born in Salzburg, she brings a unique blend of professional experience and cultural understanding to her work at Selion Global.

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United Nations Global Compact

With a steadfast commitment to exemplary governance and sustainable leadership, Selion Global is honoured to join the United Nations Global Compact initiative.

UN Global Compact: Our Pledge to a Brighter Future

As a trusted advisor in executive search and leadership development, we recognise the profound impact of our decisions on the environment, society, and the global ecosystem. We remain dedicated to elevating purpose-driven leaders who drive positive change.

Leading with Purpose

By embracing the UN Global Compact's principles, we reaffirm our commitment to human rights, ethical labour practices, environmental stewardship, and anti-corruption. This milestone underscores our dedication to responsible business practices, driving sustainable development, and building a brighter future.

Our alignment with UNGC's principles unlocks opportunities for long-term growth, impact, and ethical leadership, setting a high standard for corporate responsibility in an interconnected world.

Our Offices and Global Reach

At Selion Global, we harness the diverse expertise of our partner consultants and relationship partners worldwide to form a unified and formidable global partnership.

By transcending geographical and temporal boundaries, we pool our collective wisdom and industry acumen to deliver insightful counsel, foster enduring relationships, and create sustainable value for each and every client. Together, we empower leaders and organisations to excel in an ever-evolving landscape.

austria
brazil
china
denmark
germany
india
indonesia
japan
malaysia
philippines
romania
singapore
thailand
the netherlands
united kingdom
vietnam