"We screen people, not just applicant letters."

Global Executive Search

With over 20 years of experience in executive search and partners in 80 countries worldwide, we are the solution for companies that need urgent smart leaders or just the best board members, who are available at the market. Our services start, when your job ads have failed. 


Personal & professional background

1976 born in Stuttgart

1999-2007 Middle Eastern science studies in Munich, Teheran, Cairo, Istanbul, and London

1999-2009 Global Headhunting projects,  Munich

2009-2019 Professional & Executive Search projects, Vienna

2012 BREADHUNTER was founded by Thomas Zahlten

2018 BREADHUNTER Network with partners in 50 countries

2019 Austrian Partner for InHuntWorld - Global Headhunter Network with partners in 30 countries

Core competences

International Direct | Professional | Executive Search

  • Combining the newest social media tools with classical headhunting experience
  • Smart working processes & collaboration
  • Industry focus: Automotive & Manufacturing, Air & Defense, Oil, Gas & Energy, Marketing

Facts & Figures

20 years working experience in international Direct Search & Headhunting

700 successfully managed projects

80 countries /  global partner network operating worldwide


Next Level for Global Leaders


Career service for Executives

Executive Search Solutions


Enlarge your Executive Team

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We cover 80 countries worldwide in Executive Search

Together with our boutique executive search partners, we work on global headhunting projects you won't find in newspapers or on social media. 


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Washington D.C.: 001 202 570 7010 New York: 001 347 836 5514 London: 0044 1202 266 366 Vienna: 0043 720 115 155 Hong Kong: 0085 2300 88 400 Kuala Lumpur: 0060 16 299 2004

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08:00 – 18:00

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