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Thomas Laurien, Diplom-Jurist (master-level law degree) and shipping businessman, has been a Senior Partner of TOPOS Personalberatung, Hamburg, since February 2013. His consulting expertise focuses on the Maritime Economy, as well as Law and the Public Sector.

Mr. Laurien has worked in recruitment since 2001. His first position in the field was for an international head-hunter, where he was employed in the Legal and Commercial sectors. In 2003, he began a decade-long partnership with a logistics consultancy. Mr. Laurien’s prime role was to support exclusive maritime industry clients, while filling executive positions for public companies, among other tasks.

At the beginning of his career, Mr. Laurien completed training as a shipping businessman and then studied law with a focus on labour law at Kiel University. Before entering the recruitment field, Mr. Laurien worked for an international shipping company.

About Topos Personalberatung

We have been helping clients from all sectors search, select and recruit senior executives and specialists since 1988. We have become one of Germany’s leading executive search firms over the past 20 years. TOPOS Personalberatung now has 20 consultants and a full complement of other HR experts at your disposal nationwide in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg and Stuttgart. We take a direct and advertisement-based approach to our recruitment projects, while also offering management audits, assessments and coaching. Our search and selection techniques are kept up to date through the ongoing development of new tools in conjunction with university and cooperative partners. Local strength in Germany, combined with international activity within our global IESF network, makes us a reliable personal guide for our clients, with answers to your needs and professional partner, formulating effective recruitment solutions in even the most challenging situations.

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