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The happy head hunter Uta Bonacker Regazzoni took a chance at leaving her prestigious job in HR to found her own fashion head hunting business in 2013. Today, she and her all-female power force help organisations to find employees that are happy and engaged. After all, research shows that these are the ones that have the strongest positive impact on business results in the long run. TEXT: SONJA IRANI | PHOTOS: UB INTERNATIONAL

Offering head hunting and HR consultancy services in EMEA and the USA from Bonacker’s home base in Ticino, Switzerland as well as branches in London, Milano, Zug, Antwerp and Bologna, UB Interna-

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tional truly is international. The company’s recruitment approach, however, is somewhat different to that of other head hunting companies. German-born Bonacker, who has lived and worked in the USA, the

UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy, explains how her mission came about. From managing HR to managing people “I have always been thinking like an entrepreneur, but only found out in retrospective,” says the creative business founder whose previous career spans ten years in university teaching and 15 years in HR management for several high-end fashion brands such as Hugo Boss, Ermenegildo Zegna and GUESS.“As an HR Manager, I always chose a start-up project. I love tack-

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Discover Germany, Issue 32, November 2015  

Discover Germany promotes German, Swiss & Austrian Design, Tourism, Food, Culture and Business.

Discover Germany, Issue 32, November 2015  

Discover Germany promotes German, Swiss & Austrian Design, Tourism, Food, Culture and Business.

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