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    Our Team


    Over 75 years of experience as Recruitment Consultants.

3C Industry experts with practical experience

3C Recruitment Consultants are Industry experts with management experience who will provide you with superior support.
Together with our long-standing internal research team, we will find your top candidates.

Your recruitment consultants

Berend Haber

Berend Haber

Partner & Managing Director
Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR

Helmuth Merkel

Helmuth Merkel

Partner & Managing Director
IT, Internet, Digital Media

Michael Kaack

Michael Kaack

Partner & Managing Director
CE, Technology, ITC

Nicolas Vermersch

Nicolas Vermersch

Partner & Managing Director
Automotive, Industry

Bianca Fernandez

Bianca Fernandez

Associate Partner
Technology, Industry 4.0

Jonathan Schmidt

Jonathan Schmidt

Associate Partner
Automotive, Industry

  • Berend Haber
  • Helmuth Merkel
  • Michael Kaack
  • Nicolas Vermersch
  • Bianca Fernandez
  • Jonathan Schmidt
  • Berend Haber

    Partner & Managing Director
    Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR

      089 / 17 95 36-33
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    Berend Haber can look back on a 20-year career in US IT companies before he began his work as a Recruitment consultant in 2001 as founder of 3C Recruitment Consulting in Munich.

    A graduate in Economics, he was successful at companies such as Texas Instruments (TI), HP, Wyse, and Network Equipment Technology (NET) in various positions until 2000, the last one as the VP and GM, managing 250 employees in EMEA and Asia.

    Since 2001 we have retained excellent candidates that make your company even more competitive... - Berend Haber, Partner & Managing Director 3C GmbH

  • Helmuth Merkel

    Partner & Managing Director
    IT, Internet, Digital Media

      089 / 17 95 36-44
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    Helmuth Merkel is knowledgeable in all topics involving strategic staffing needs in dynamically growing markets: in his 20-year career as a Manager, Vice President and Partner in international companies in the hardware and software sectors, he has gained valuable experience which today benefit his clients.

    His focus as a Human Resources consultant is recruitment in leadership positions in the following industries:

    • Internet, Software, IT, Security, e-commerce
    • Industry 4.0
    • Digital Media & Entertainment, Analytics
    • Legal positions "legal recruiting"

    Additional consulting fields are supporting international companies establish themselves in DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland), Sales optimization, "Go-to-Market" strategies, Start-Up-support, special Professional Service issues, etc.

    Success needs a perfect team. You are only strategically positioned if you have the right player in each position. - Helmuth Merkel, Managing Director of 3C GmbH and former handball player

  • Michael Kaack

    Partner & Managing Director
    CE, Technology, ITC

      089 / 17 95 36-22
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    During his 30-year career in various management positions in finance and accounting, as well as sales and marketing in large US companies, Michael Kaack was also essential in establishing one of the largest German IT trade company groups. Under his leadership, this Group was elected several times as one of the 20 best employers in Germany and grew Revenues to almost EUR 3 billion with approx. 1000 employees.

    He established subsidiaries in several European countries where he built up entire divisions and teams.

    Michael Kaack was awarded the Federal Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) for his job creation activities in Bavaria.

    His focus is Recruitment searches for professional and Management positions in the following areas:

    • ITC, Infrastructure, Cloud Data Center and Virtualization
    • Networks, Storage and Security
    • Corporate, Channel, Retail and e-business

    Entrepreneurial success is primarily based on qualified employees and their identification with the corporate culture. - Michael Kaack, Managing Director of 3C GmbH

  • Nicolas Vermersch

    Partner & Managing Director
    Automotive Industry, Electronics & Automation

      089 / 17 95 36-77
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    Nicolas Vermersch is your experienced expert in the field of Executive search and industry. The engineer and native Frenchman is responsible at 3C for the Industry and Automotive sectors.

    Nicolas Vermersch has over 15 years’ experience in Recruitment search and selection of Professionals and Managers: in 2000, he launched one of the world's largest recruitment consultancies, The PageGroup, and was Head of the offices in France, the Netherlands, and finally Munich (as Managing Director).

    Before he moved into consulting, he began his career as a technical Executive at one of the world's leading steel producers, Tata Steel.

    Nicolas Vermersch is also the General Secretary of the German-French Economic Club in Bavaria.

    The key to success? Transparency, clear processes, complete identification with the client and a willingness to deliver 100%. - Nicolas Vermersch, Partner & Managing Director 3C GmbH

  • Bianca Fernandez

    Associate Partner
    Technology, Industry 4.0

      089 / 17 95 36-12
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    Eight years ago, Bianca Fernández exchanged several years in various sales positions in the IT and telecommunication industry for recruitment consultancy. As a Research Consultant she already successfully supported several companies from the TIMES markets in finding the right candidates in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and consulting.

    Ms Fernández has been at 3C Recruitment Consulting since October 2015 as an associate partner with a focus on the recruitment of specialists and executive staff in the areas of:

    • IT-Security, Internet, Software, IT SaaS, Big Data
    • Industry 4.0

    In addition, Bianca Fernández supports companies in finding the right people for the implementation of their Digital Transformation strategy.

    Digital transformation offers many companies the opportunity to differentiate themselves from the competition and to create new entrepreneurial success stories - we would like to help you! - Bianca Fernández, Associate Partner 3C GmbH

  • Jonathan Schmidt

    Associate Partner
    Automotive, Industry

      089 / 17 95 36-82
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    Jonathan works as an Associate Partner for the 3C Automotive and Manufacturing Practice. He conducts direct searches for specialists and middle management positions in renowned companies, ranging from medium sized companies to multinationals. His main focus are search projects executed in international settings.

    He started his career working with globally present Executive Search firms, as well as a leading French Engineering service provider. Jonathan studied Economics in Munich, Helsinki and Hagen and besides a native command of German he is fluent in English and conversational in Spanish.

    The Star is the Team: with its qualified internal research and a global network of partner consultancies, the 3C can respond to the changing demands of globalizing companies and markets - Jonathan Schmidt, Associate Partner 3C GmbH

  • Berend Haber
  • Helmuth Merkel
  • Michael Kaack
  • Nicolas Vermersch
  • Bianca Fernandez
  • Jonathan Schmidt

Our Research Team

Patricia Kocher-Marcozzi

Patricia Kocher-Marcozzi

Principal Research Consultant
years of Research Experience, has been with 3C since 2004

Iryna Mykhalska

Iryna Mykhalska

Senior Research Consultant
has been with 3C since 2016

Kathrin Grimm

Kathrin Grimm

Principal Research Consultant
years of Research Experience, has been with 3C since 2012

Simone Heidel

Simone Heidel

Research Consultant
has been with 3C since 2018

Andreas Soldner

Andreas Soldner

Research Consultant
has been with 3C since 2018

Jasmin Karimi

Jasmin Karimi

Research Consultant
has been with 3C since 2018

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