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Our portfolio

International Interim Management:

Chief Human Ressources Officer, Chief People Officer — HR Director, HR Business Partner  — HR Transformation Manager — HR Project Manager — M&A and PMI Manager — Shared Services Director — HR-IS Manager

HR Consulting:

People Strategy — HR Functional Performance — Employer Branding Effectiveness  —  Human Capital Sytems — Application Evaluation — Shared Services — In-/Outsourcing  — Personnel Expense reliability — Masterdata — Talent Management — Leadership & People Development — Compensation & Benefits

Sparring Partner for executives & senior leaders:

Personal Leadership Reflexion — Mastering Leadership Challenges  —  Organisation Design & Change —  Career Counselling  —  Crises Management

“It`s rare that you come across a leader who is able to hit the ground running as fast, decisive and efficient as Dirk. Some folks like to talk, some like to put action to the words.
He is surely one of the second kind.”

Managing Director – Ramboll (D)

Use Case – Ramboll Deutschland


Danish, global operating Engineering, Architecture & Consultancy company

Mandate Requirements

Transformation of HR Germany — Enable workforce growth (triple size) —  Lead HR-part on M&A/PMI — Co-develop culture for scale-up

Agreed Service 

Ad Interim (a.i.)HR Director — Member of Country Management Board — Head HR-Transformation — Project lead HR growth plan 2023-25  — Meet growth target 2022  —  M&A/PMI-Project lead HR


  • 3-Year HR Roadmap/Budget along growth plan (680-2’500 headcount)
  • Accomplished HRM transformation and re-organisation
  • Enhanced Employer Branding / improved Hiring Effectiveness
  • Achieved growth in workforce: +40% on net headcount during mandate
  • Concept and rollout agreement on Works Council scale-up concept
  • Enhanced group-wide collaboration within HR
  • Co-development of culture and communication plans/activities

What is your most pressing concern?

Dirk Stoltenberg

Business Economist Dipl.oec. & EMBA

Background: HRM, Finance, Sales & General Management in firms with 60M. to 40B. revenues

Industry Experience in Power&Energy, Automation, Food (FMCG), Automotive, Engineering, Architecture, Healthcare

Member of DSIM

Dachverband Schweizer Interims Manager