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Since 1993, Robert Breitbach Consulting has been present as a retained and independent International Executive Search Firm, managed by its proprietor. Our focus are the Maritime and Naval Industries.

With offices in Germany (Bonn), Spain (La Coruña and Barcelona), and Estonia (Tallinn), as well as with a partner network that has been built over a period of more than a quarter of a century, we have all the necessary resources to manage your domestic and international personnel recruiting projects.

Our business activities include all tools a modern search firm can access, such as direct search, social networks, classifieds, database and finally our valuable industry contacts - after all we have 30 years of experience!

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Executive Search

What is Executive Search?

Executive Search - Recruiter - Headhunter

On the website of recruit crm we find the following definition (Quote): "... Executive search, also known as headhunting, is a specialized recruitment service that focuses on attracting skilled executive talent.

Many organizations often rely on third-party search firms or executive search agencies to fill crucial strategic roles such as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Vice President, Executive Director, and more.

In executive search, you’re tasked with scouring the depths of the talent pool and searching for the best candidates to fill senior-level positions for your clients...".

Please visit recruitcrm.io for the complete article. Recruit crm also explain an executive search process, benefits of executive search, the difference between executive search agencies and recruitment agencies, and much more: Executive Search - Definition

An interesting overview of the profession and more information can be found on the website of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) which we would like to recommend: The Profession - Overview

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What is the International Maritime Organization?

From the website investopedia by author Will Kenton

(Quote): "... The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is responsible for measures to improve the safety and security of international shipping and to prevent marine pollution from ships. According to the IMO, themselves, more specifically, the IMO is "the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping..." (unquote).

Mr. Kenton continues with a paragraph about understanding the IMO:
(Quote): "... The International Maritime Organization's objectives can be best summed up by its slogan —"Safe, secure and efficient shipping on clean oceans." The IMO "creates a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented." Basically, the IMO sets policy for international shipping, discouraging shippers from compromising on safety, security and environmental performance to address financial concerns, and encouraging innovation and efficiency.

The IMO is also involved in legal issues matters pertaining to international shipping, such as liability and compensation matters, and the facilitation of international maritime traffic. The IMO's governing body, which is the Assembly that is made up of all 172 member states, generally meets every two years..." (unquote).

Mr. Kenton also describes policy, enforcement and general information:
(Quote): "... It's important to note that the IMO does not implement or enforce policy, in any way. The IMO was created to adopt policy, not enforce it. When governments accept an IMO convention, it agrees to make those policies national law and to enforce those laws. The IMO did develop an audit program that made audits required, effective as of January 2016. However, there is no countermeasure available to the UN if the country is not enforcing the policies set by the IMO. Instead, the IMO provides feedback and advice on a country's current performance.

The IMO was established by means of a convention adopted in Geneva in 1948. It entered into force in 1958, and first met in 1959. Based in the United Kingdom, the IMO has 172 member states as of 2017 and three associate members..." (unquote).

The complete article and more can be found on investopedia.com: International Maritime Organization (IMO)

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