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About Us

We specialise in search and recruitment for pioneering digital transformation companies - SaaS, blockchain, fintech, cryptocurrency, data management, IOT, and AI. We take pride in matching best-in-class c-level, sales and pre-sales, marketing, product management, operations/logistics and engineering management candidates with our innovative clients’ requirements in Switzerland and internationally for fast-growth and scale-up companies.

We focus on getting the best possible outcomes of recruitment. We save our clients time and budget, and ensure the best quality, most appropriate candidates to maximise their return on investment on hiring talent.

With a proven track record in recruiting hard-to-find, high-quality talent quickly we help clients better compete and innovate. Our process driven recruitment to save you time and ensure excellent candidate fit within your team

Peter Wharton - Managing Partner

Peter, managing partner of Antal International Geneva prior to founding Antal International Geneva had 30 years experience in international sales and marketing management for leading global tech vendors and startups and so brings extensive industry experience and a far reaching worldwide network to the search and recruitment of hard-to-find talent that will help his client's grow profitably and aggressively.

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E: PWharton@antal.com
P: +41 79 206 3127

 

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The importance of company culture and values to attracting and retaining top talent

Multinational corporations have for many years spent a lot of time, resources and budget in developing and communicating their culture and values, but small and medium sized companies have often been slow or reticent to allocate their more limited resources to doing the same. In my opinion no matter what size the company, building a strong, identifiable company culture and values is critical not only to driving growth and profitability but also in attracting and retaining top talent to drive the organisation to new successes and here's why.

Hiring Marketing Execs

Hiring a marketing exec with global responsibility versus one that has a regional or country role requires different skill and mindsets.

Peter Wharton shares his viewpoint from experience both as a marketing exec for tech companies and as a specialised recruiter for pioneering software vendors.

Hiring Product Managers

Peter Wharton shares his experience in what to look for when hiring product managers for tech companies.

Recruitment ROI

Recruiting talent is often perceived as a cost to minimise but should be considered an essential investment in increasing the value of the company a key element of strategic business planning.

Does combining Sales Operations and Marketing Operations into one role make sense?

Peter Wharton is seeing more companies recruit executives to run both sales operations and marketing operations rather than maintain them as separate departments and explains why. Peter is managing partner at Antal International Geneva and recruits c-level, sales, marketing and operations management talent for pioneering tech companies.

Typical Search Timeline
  • Week 1

    - Finalize job profile,  candidate personality and search strategy (target companies, companies not to target, individual profiles) following dialog with direct hiring manager
    - Start search process 
  • Week 2-4

    - Search and selection
    - Candidate interviews by Antal
    - Reference checks made by Antal
    - Weekly progress report to client
  • Week 5 

    - Provide shortlist and detailed profiles of qualified and motivated candidates
  • Week 6-8

    - Candidates interviewed by client
    - Final decision and offer to selected candidate
Live Jobs
Partner Manager - UK
Our client is a fast growing entrepreneurial, international company based in London and the US and is recruiting an experienced partner/channel manager with a proven track recrod in the engineering, enterprise and public sector in the UK.
  • United Kingdom
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Enterprise Account Executive North America
Our client is a global SaaS company headquartered in London providing visual business collaboration software for Risk Management, Major Projects, IT & Business Road Mapping and Innovation and is looking for a US based Enterprise Account manager.
  • North America
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EMEA Leads Sales Specialist
Recruiting a business development representative to prospect for and open new leads for Bulgaria and France or Germany for a fast growing dynamic Global SaaS leader.
  • Competitive
  • Eastern Europe, Europe
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Head of UX/UI Design - London
London-based pioneering enterprise SaaS company providing visual business collaboration s/w is searching for a B2B SaaS & cloud-based solutions UX/UI design leader with experience in strategy development, research & speaking with end users.
  • Competitive
  • United Kingdom
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Community Sales Director - Tokyo, Japan
Fast growing, innovative global PLM SaaS vendor is looking to recruit a dynamic sales director for the Japan region.
  • Competitive
  • Tokyo
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Product Marketing Manager - Utrecht, Netherlands
Global leader in identity database search management software is looking to recruit a best-in-class product marketing manager with a proven track record in product marketing for B2B mid-size to enterprise focused SaaS products.
  • Competitive
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EMEA HR Manager
A fast growing, pioneering global software company in the PLM sector is searching for a Munich-based EMEA HR manager reportinng to the global HR Director based in the US to manage European human resources for the company.
  • Competitive Package
  • Munich
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VP Global Field Marketing
PLM s/w company is recruiting a VP Field Marketing to lead a global field marketing team, who can demonstrate past success in driving targeted account demand & creating dominant market positions for new & existing business-to-business s/w products. 
  • Competitive Package
  • Europe, North America
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Commercial Manager – Rotkreuz, Switzerland
Recruiting a Commercial Manager who maintains the smooth running of negotiations, deal structuring & alignment to pricing policies, sales & legal while interacting with senior management.
  • Competitive Package
  • Switzerland
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Client Endorsements

Peter did a great job in placing a number of excellent sales candidates at Sharpcloud this year.  We appreciated Peter’s experience and thoughtful approach to finding new sales executives to help SharpClud meet our objectives.

  • Matthew Lister
  • CFO, SharpCloud, London UK 2020

Peter worked diiligently with us to recruit with us a first class senior sales executive based in Asia this year.  His enery, integrity, relationship skills and ability to identify and propose best-in-class candidates in such a specialised indutry was highly appreciated by the management team.

  • Philippe LePage
  • HR Director Akselos, Lausanne Switzerland, 2020

We are really happy with the recruitment Peter has helped us with at B4Restore. He clearly understands the backup-as-a-service industry well and has provided us with excellengt recruits in product marketing, service delivery management and senior operations management.

  • Henrik Lauresen
  • CFO, B4Restore, Aarhus, Denmark 2019
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