Who We Are

Kennedy Executive Search Austria, Germany and Switzerland (Salzburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich) is exclusively represented by Unterberger & Partner, an executive search boutique founded in 2007.

What We Do

Unterberger & Partner is an international acting Executive Search firm. With our practice focus, we are highly specialized in the financial services industry and place executives and leadership positions with international candidates in Europe. As a result we have a deep professional understanding for structures, products, responsibilities and goals. Over the years we have built up a large network of top candidates as well as successful clients in the bank and insurance sector. Our international network of consultants enables us to search for candidates on a local as well as on a global level. Therefore, we have established a strong international network in the area of Financial Services, consultancies, digitalization and brokerages.

The Team

Unterberger & Partner was founded in 2007 by Markus Unterberger and supports executives and clients alike. Markus Unterberger is Austrian and lives in Salzburg. He has successfully completed his MBA as well as Master Coach and has been working in executive search since 1999. Markus and his team of 15 Consultants and researchers are there to support their clients, always seeking for new innovations, work efficiently and are able to react immediately to client requirements.


  • Global Head of Data Protection Germany (International corporate company)
  • Chief Compliance Officer Germany (Financial Services company)
  • Chief Digital Officer Germany (Financial Service company)
  • Chief Underwriting Officer Germany (Global Insurance company)
  • Head of Data Science Austria (Insurance company)
  • Chief Sales Officer Romania (Global Insurance company)
  • Chief Finance Officer Bulgaria (Global Financial Service company)
  • Chief Insurance Officer Hungary (Global Insurance)
  • Global Head of Market Management Germany (Global Insurance company)
  • Chief Sales Officer Croatia (Global Insurance company)


We select the candidates according to professional, objective criteria but also pay attention that every candidate fits the company target and need best. We offer systematic and comprehensive Executive Search for key positions at the beginning while parallel building up a pipeline of ready now candidates. A transparent process and the integration of decision-makers creates trust and is the initial starting point for successful decisions. With our detailed overview of potential candidates in specific industries and functions – clients receive an overview about the business market and remuneration packages.


  • Financial Services
  • Digitalization
  • Anti-Financial Crime
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory
  • Legal
  • Security

Meet The Team

Markus Unterberger

Managing Director

Markus has been working in executive search since 1999 and runs financial services assignments all over Europe.
  • +49 69 57 80 49 13

Markus Unterberger

Managing Director

Unterberger & Partner, Salzburg, Munich, Frankfurt and Zurich

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