Welcome to Fischer HRM!

We are an international team of consultants based in Düsseldorf supporting companies in all aspects of human resources management.

We find the right people to fill your vacant positions worldwide – and by ‘right’, we not only mean in terms of qualifications but also with regards to your corporate culture. We analyse your current and future staff structure – and the potential of your teams and managers to develop individual personnel solutions.

Our team of 30 employees is a competent mix of native speakers and HR professionals with experience in Japan, China, Iran, Russia/GUS, South and Central America, Eastern Europe, and Africa. They operate our Country Desks, are familiar with the standard practices in their markets, and are able to competently assess how candidates will fit into the corporate culture.

Using up-to-date communication methods from our base in Düsseldorf, we can source employees with international experience either for Germany or other subsidiaries around the globe – regardless of where our client company is based.

Quality is our strength – and we mean this in every possible way and with every single partner – with companies, candidates and colleagues. This is the real added value of working with Fischer HRM!


Reliable. Creative. Fast.

Why Düsseldorf as a location for Fischer GmbH?

Because we and Düsseldorf go together.
The “Rhine City” of Düsseldorf is like us: cosmopolitan, tolerant, entrepreneurial, creative and versatile as well as reliable.
The “Rhine City” of Düsseldorf affords an international network, just like us: it extends from east to west, north to south.
Our clients are also just like us: international, often multicultural, companies with offices in countless different countries.

Reliable. Creative. Fast.

Why Munich as a location for Fischer GmbH?

Because we and Munich go together.
Because there are now so many companies in and around Munich using our services that we also wish to offer our clients a local presence.
The “cosmopolitan city with a heart” goes well with us: it is down to earth, reliable and affords a global network.


Reliable. Creative. Fast.

Nobody is perfect, but a team can be!

Fischer HRM is a competent and creative team of international consultants working together in a flat hierarchy, which promotes the speed and flexibility with which we do things!

Our mutual appreciation for one another and our diversity allow us to consider projects from all angles and examine all its different aspects.

In addition to highly-qualified consultants and many years of experience, the key to our success here at Fischer HRM is our insight and empathy – acquired through psychological training – to the very individual needs of our customers and candidates.


Reliable. Creative. Fast.

International team

Maria Fischer ist Gründerin und geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin von Fischer HRM. Seit fast dreißig Jahren ist sie in der Personalberatung tätig und besitzt fundierte Kenntnisse in den Branchen Maschinen-, Werkzeug- und Anlagenbau, Gesundheitswesen, Chemie, Energiewirtschaft, Logistik, Sicherheitstechnologie und Non-Profit-Organisationen.

Maria Fischer

Managing Owner
Human Resources Management Consultant
Desk France

  • Industry experience: technology companies and non-profit organisations
  • Areas of expertise: personnel recruitment, career counselling and coaching
  • Master of Arts in Politics, Sociology and International Law (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster)
  • Supervisor (German Association for Supervision, DGSV)
  • 3 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions
  • human resources consultant since 1991 (Certified Executive Recruitment Consultant/BDU)
  • Foundation of Fischer HRM in 2002
  • Client and search commissions in Europe, the USA, East Asia, Australia, South America and the Middle East
  • Chairwoman of the Association of Catholic Entrepreneurs (Bund Katholischer Unternehmer, BKU) of the Düsseldorf diocesan group, www.bku.de
  • Founding member of the Rotary Club Düsseldorf-Schlossturm
  • German, English, French
  • fischer@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 10


“Nothing good happens, unless you make it!”
Erich Kästner


Pauline Aldick Project Assistant

Pauline Aldick

Project Assistant


  • Dual studies in Business Management with focus on tourism at the Business Academy Schleswig-Holstein
  • Organization, supervision and execution of tours for travel groups in Germany or foreign countries
  • German, English
  • Project Assistant at Fischer HRM since 2019
  • aldick@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 24


“Laughing is life and vice versa.”
Oscar Wilde – irish writer

Fischer HRM Internationale Personalberatung Japan Desk: Esther Auffermann besetzt für japanische Unternehmen Positionen in Deutschland. Für deutsche Unternehmen besetzt Fischer HRM Japan Desk Positionen in Japan, z. B. in Niederlassungen vor Ort.

Esther Auffermann

Project Manager
Japan Desk

  • Master of Arts (Honours) degree in Japanese Studies (University of Edinburgh)
  • 1 year study abroad in Japan (Seikei University)
  • German, English, Japanese
  • Project Manager and Researcher at Fischer HRM since 2019
  • auffermann@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 36


“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”
Wayne Gretzky


Filiz Bostanci


  • Bachelor`s degree in Literatur, Culture, Media Studies as principal subject, language and communication as minor subject from the Siegen University
  • 5 years spent working in Seville, Spain, 6 months study abroad in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1,5 years working as a Sales & Project Manager for the German and Turkish market in a global acting company in Spain
  • Researcher at Fischer HRM since 2017
  • German, Turkish, English, Spanish, Italian
  • bostanci@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 42


“Do not waste your time looking for an obstacle. Maybe there is none.”
Franz Kafka

Andrea Dohnau

Reception assistant

  • Commercial qualification for office and administrative jobs
  • Many years of professional experience as a receptionist: first in family-owned companies, since 2009 in international group managed companies
  • Since October 2018 reception assistant at Fischer HRM GmbH
  • German, English
  • dohnau@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 0


“You are never too old to set a new goal for yourself or to dream a new dream.”
C.S. Lewis

Lina Guntermann



  • Studies International Business Management at Fontys International Business School in Venlo
  • Spent 1 year as an Au-pair in Washington DC, USA
  • Spent 6 months as an Au-pair in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Since 2019 student trainee at the Research Team of Fischer HRM
  • German, English
  • lg@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 39


“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination .”
Albert Einstein

Gina Hagel

Office Manager
Head of Project Assistant

  • State-approved, Chamber of Industry and Commerce-certified Business Assistant/Foreign Language Secretary for English and French
  • 1 year of language training in Australia
  • 5 years as an Assistant in an American company
  • 2005: Assistant to the Managing Director at an American human resources management company
  • Office Manager at Fischer HRM since 2006
  • Since 2018 Certified Data Protection Officer (German Society for Quality)
  • German, English
  • hagel@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 20


“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.”


Fischer HRM Internationale Personalberatung Japan Desk: Akiko Ito besetzt für japanische Unternehmen Positionen in Deutschland. Für deutsche Unternehmen besetzt Fischer HRM Japan Desk Positionen in Japan, z. B. in Niederlassungen vor Ort.

Akiko Ito

Senior Consultant
Head of Japan Desk
helps our clients in personnel recruitment and makes Location consulting for Japanese companies

  • Industry experience: machine and plant engineering, medical technology, B2B retail
  • Areas of expertise: human resources consulting
  • Certified translator for German, Spanish, and Japanese with a focus on politics (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn)
  • 5 years of experience in education
  • 5 years as a Sales and Customer Care Manager
  • A Human Resources Consultant at Fischer HRM since 2007
  • Japanese, German, Spanish, English
  • ito@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 60


“Even if I knew the world were to end tomorrow, I would still plant an apple tree today.”
Japanese saying, also attributed to Martin Luther


Sarah Kruse

Project Manager

  • Trained hotel expert, Crowne Plaza Hotel Heidelberg
  • State-certified hotel business management with focus on catering- and eventmanagement, Hamburg
  • 2005 – 2006 Commis de Rang at Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg
  • 2006 – 2008 Winestewardess on MV Europa, Hapag Lloyd
  • 2010 – 2012 Management assistant/ event coordinator at Steigenberger Hotel Treudelberg, Hamburg
  • Work & Travel in Australia
  • 2013-2017 Project Manager/ Project Assistant at Bernd Heuer & Partner Human Resources Management GmbH, Düsseldorf
  • Since March 2017 Project Assistant at Fischer HRM
  • is responsible for the marketing activities and organizes, coordinates and supervises the events of Fischer HRM
  • German, English
  • kruse@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 35


Elke Moers



  • Studied economics at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences in Mönchengladbach with a degree in business administration
  • Accountant at Fischer HRM since September 2017
  • buchhaltung@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 33

Katrin Oltmanns

Project Assistant
Japan Desk


  • Studies Modern Japanese and English at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf
  • 2 years of studies in Japan, one in Okinawa and one in Yokohama
  • Since 2019 project assistant Japan Desk at Fischer HRM
  • German, English, Japanese
  • ko@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 31


“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama


Laura Ostermann Project Assistent China Desk

Laura Ostermann

Project Assistent
China Desk


  • Stay abroad as an English elementary school teacher in Dongguan, China
  • Several years of work experience in journalism, web content management and media
  • Studies in Sinology and Economics at the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Studies abroad at Tongji University in Shanghai, China
  • Since 2019 project assistant China Desk
  • German, English, Chinese
  • ostermann@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 29


“A journey of a thousand li starts with the first step.”


Nanhui Qi

Senior Consultant
Head of China Desk

  • Industry experience: glass technology, B2B retail
  • Area of expertise: recruiting
  • Master´s degree in metallurgy and materials engineering (specialisation in glass) from the RWTH Aachen University
  • 5 years of experience in distribution and technical support for an international consultancy in Asia, specialising in glass
  • Avocational commitment as moderator and coordinator of career fairs for Chinese graduates as well as organiser of German-Chinese conventions
  • Foundation of the podcast www.china-job-welle.com with regular interviews and news, thus built up a huge network of numerous successful Chinese graduates from German universities as well as young professionals
  • Since 2012, HR consulting at Fischer HRM
  • Chinese, German, English
  • qi@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 26


“No matter what kind of cards you have in your hand you must take them, all you can do is do your best and hope to have the best result.”
Mother of Dwight David Eisenhower


Fischer HRM Internationale Personalberatung Japan Desk: Jana Romero-Giron besetzt für japanische Unternehmen Positionen in Deutschland. Für deutsche Unternehmen besetzt Fischer HRM Japan Desk Positionen in Japan, z. B. in Niederlassungen vor Ort.

Jana Romero-Giron

Project Manager
Japan Desk

  • Bachelor’s degree in Regional Studies of Asia/Africa with focus on Japan and Media Studies (Humboldt-University Berlin)
  • 2 years spent living, studying and working in Japan (Tôkai-University in Kanagawa, Okinawa and Kyoto)
  • 5 years of experience working as a project assistant for event marketing
  • German, English, Japanese
  • A Project Assistant Japan Desk at Fischer HRM since 2015
  • romero-giron@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 32


“Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans”
(John Lennon)


Blanka Schygulla


  • Master´s degree in economics from the Goethe University of Frankfurt
  • 5 years as a researcher at Berndtson International
  • A freelance executive researcher since 1993. Search for and selection of specialists, middle-and top management for companies in all branches.
  • 3 years spent working in Vietnam. Executive for research projects for the subsidiaries of German companies, in cooperation with a local consultancy.
  • A Researcher at Fischer HRM since 2015
  • German, English, Czech
  • schygulla@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 23


“If you do what you always did, you’ll get what you always got.”
Henry Ford

Wolfgang Sprotte

Senior Consultant
Human Resources Management Consultant

  • Industry experience: automotive, mechanical engineering, electronics / semiconductor industry
  • Areas of expertise: personnel recruitment, facilitation of development processes, accompanying of team building processes, organisational change
  • Apprenticeship as an industrial clerk (“Industriekaufmann”)
  • Bachelor´s degree in business administration (Betriebswirt)
  • Master´s degree in business administration (Diplom-Ökonom)
  • Assistant to a member of the executive board (steel company)
  • 25 years of professional and managerial experience in human resources management and organisational development
  • Experience in international cooperations (focus: USA, China and Brazil)
  • A Management and HR Consultant since 2004
  • A Senior Partner at Fischer HRM since 2010
  • German, English
  • sprotte@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 12


“It is better to stumble a little on new paths than to make no progress on old ones.”
Chinese proverb

Ágnes Tóth


  • Studies of Economics with focus on International Relations, PR Marketing and Communication at the J.Kodolányi University in Budapest and at the Haute École Albert Jacquard in Namur, with a Master of Science degree
  • 4 years stay in Vienna, Austria and 6 years in Moscow, Russia. 6 months stay in Namur, Belgium as an Erasmus student
  • Researcher at Fischer HRM since 2018
  • German, Hungarian, English, Russian, French
  • toth@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 15


“Attitude is a small thing that makes a big difference.”
Winston Churchill


Chantal Wagener

Project Assistant
Japan Desk
Latin America Desk

  • Certified foreign language secretary (diploma) for English and Spanish (Chamber of Industry and Commerce)
  • HR consulting and office management at Fischer HRM since 2013
  • German, English, Spanish, Japanese
  • wagener@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 17


“We don’t know what might suddenly happen in this world, so treasure every day and live it with no regrets.”



Fischer HRM Internationale Personalberatung Digital Desk: Artjom Walters sucht nach IT-, Digitalisierungs- und Informatik-Experten sowie Führungskräfte für Ihr Unternehmen.

Artjom Walters

Senior Consultant / Head of Research
IT & Digital Desk

  • Industry experience: IT and telecommunication, packaging, automation technology, machinery and plant engineering, steel, logistics
  • Area of expertise: human resources recruitment
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and Slavonic Studies (Ruhr-University, Bochum)
  • Several years of experience as a consultant at an international recruitment agency based in Düsseldorf
  • Focus on exporting SMEs as well as international corporations with sites in Germany
  • At Fischer HRM since 2017
  • German, English, Russian
  • walters@fischer-hrm.de
  • +49 211 – 749 686 – 50


Get in touch!

How to contact us:

Gina Hagel
Office Manager
+49 211 – 749 686 – 20


Chantal Wagener
Project Assistant
+49 211 – 749 686 – 17

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Visit us!

Find us in Düsseldorf:


Fischer HRM GmbH
International Consultants
for Human Resources Management
Niederkasseler Lohweg 18
40547 Düsseldorf / Germany
+49 211 – 749 686 – 0



Find us in Munich:

Fischer HRM GmbH
International Consultants
for Human Resources Management
Palais an der Oper
Maximilianstraße 2
80539 Munich / Germany
+49 89 – 205 008 5577