P&P Serbia was established in 2003 and executes search activities within Serbia together with a team of local consultants led by Erwin Kretschner.
The main focus of activities conducted by P&P Serbia is on Executive Search and Management Consulting (national and international - Search and Selection of Specialists and Management staff). In addition, P&P Serbia also offers Management Audit, Assessments, Training and Coaching.



Senior Partner
Erwin Kretschner
Senior Partner

CONTACT_PHONE+43 1 402 76 08 57

Academic title: MBA

Work experience prior to P&P:

  • 6 years as Area Manager Eastern Europe / Near East for an international tool company 
  • 3 years as Representative / Director for a tool company in South East Asia, based in Singapore  
  • 7 years as General Manager of an international consumer goods company (FMCG) Asia / Pacific, based in Kuala Lumpur 
  • 8 Months as interim Manager for a leading branded goods organisation South East Asia, based in Kuala Lumpur 
  • 1 year Regional Manager Austria / Eastern Europe, human resources consulting & interim management, based in Zurich, Switzerland

Main areas of expertise at P&P:

  • Executive Search international
  • CrossBorder Projects Europe-Asia-America-Middle East & Africa
  • Member of Practice Group Infrastructure
  • Managing Partner P&P Serbia, Azerbaijan & Central Asia

Main sectors of expertise:

  • Industry, Infrastructure, FMCG
  • International Business Development
  • Certified Employer Brand Manager


  • German (mother tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (conversation-level)

Additional activities and hobbies:

  • Travelling, History & Art
Senior Consultant
Dejan Simic
Senior Consultant

CONTACT_PHONE+381 (0) 61 272 10 63

Degree: Master of Science in Economics


  • Interpreter and Translator for Russian, Serbian and German at the University of Translation Studies Vienna
  • Master of Commerce (University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna)

Professional experience before P & P:

  • 9 years sales manager for CIS (former Soviet Republics) in an Austrian company
  • 5 years CEO in an Austrian temporary employment company
  • 4 years financial director of the IT-department in a state-owned company
  • 8 years web programming, web design and internet marketing consultant in Vienna and Belgrade

Services and main field of activity:

  • Recruitment of executives and skilled personnel
  • Individual and group assessments
  • Profile XT assessments
  • HR consulting

Industry focus:

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Services


  • Serbian (native speaker)
  • German (native speaker)
  • English (fluent in spoken and written)
  • Russian (fluent in spoken and written)
  • Italian (basic level)


Akademsko zvanje: Magistar Trgovinskih Nauka


  • Prevodilac i tumač za ruski, srpsk i nemački jezik (Prevodilački Fakultet u Beču)
  • Magistar Ekonomskog Fakulteta u Beču, smer Trgovinski Menadžment i Marketing

Radno iskustvo pre P & P:

  • 9 godina menadžer prodaje za zemlje bivšeg Sovjetksog Saveza za austrijsku firmu
  • 5 godina poslovodja u firmi za iznajmljivanje radne snage i selekciju kadrova
  • 4 godina finansijski direktor za IT u austrijskoj državnoj firmi
  • 8 godina web programiranje, web dizajn i internet marketing konsultant u Beču i Beogradu

Usluge i stručna specijalizacija:

  • Selekcija rukovodećih kadrova i stručnjaka
  • Indiviualna i grupna revizija kadrova
  • Profile XT revizija
  • HR konsalting

Posebno iskustvo u sledećim branšama:

  • FCMG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Sektor usluga


  • Srpski (maternji)
  • Nemački (maternji)
  • Engleski (tečno znanje pisanja, čitanja i konverzacije)
  • Ruski (tečno znanje pisanja, čitanja i konverzacije)
  • Italijanski (osnovni nivo)
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