Friisberg’s Dublin Office

13 May 2019

13 May 2019

Dublin Office for Friisberg & Partners International

Friisberg & Partners International is delighted to announce its new Dublin office.

Shane Collins and Julian Chambers of Vertex Headhunting attended the recent partner conference of Friisberg & Partners International in Paris, where they were both very well-received and have subsequently been admitted into membership of Friisberg.

Vertex will be rebranding to Friisberg & Partners International in the coming months, to reinforce to its clients and its markets that it is ideally positioned to meet increasing demand for consistently high-quality executive search that can reach across national borders. With numerous multi-national businesses locating in Ireland, there is a clear requirement for an Irish office in any genuinely international search firm. Equally, any Irish search firm would be sub-optimal without wider access to international executive talent. Brexit has accelerated an already well-established trend for banks and corporates to re-centre their European activities in Ireland and such organisations are finding that attracting the best talent is increasingly challenging in a much more competitive Irish market.

Shane Collins is both a Chartered Accountant and Qualified Banker and has the combination of knowledge and networks to support corporate clients with senior appointments, particularly with CFOs and senior finance professionals. Julian Chambers is similarly experienced in recruitment, with an earlier career as an executive in the hotel & catering sector.

Shane Collins is delighted to have joined Friisberg; “We have built a successful Executive Search practice in Dublin as Vertex and we are very excited at the prospect of serving our Irish clients better in Ireland with access to more internationally experienced executives from around the world. Equally, we are now ideally placed to work with our Friisberg Partners elsewhere in servicing the needs of our multi-national clients with access to the rising numbers of world-class executives based in Ireland.

Peter Strandberg, Chairman of Friisberg added; “Ireland has been the economic success story of Europe in recent years and it has been a long-held desire of Friisberg to find great representation here in Dublin. We are looking forward to working with Shane and Julian on Executive Search assignments – they were an obvious and easy choice for us, with great clients in their home market and as a gateway to Ireland for our clients. With partners in almost all the EU member states and with US, Indian, African and South American partners joining in recent times Friisberg is becoming a progressively more attractive search partner for global corporates.

Notes to Editors

J. Friisberg & Partners was founded in Switzerland in 1977 and is a partner-owned management consulting group specialising in Executive Search. See for more, or contact:

Peter Strandberg  +46 31 774 38 60 –

Shane Collins  +35 387 643 9493 –

Andrew Guy  +44 121 794 0630 –