Testimonials

Power Generation Corporate Controller / Director Finance and Accounting

“…Hi [...] Just to give an update, I've signed employee agreement with [...] we made it. Thank you so much for the effort during the whole process, I believe that you do have the super power to move things very quickly. It was my pleasure to have you on my side. As all that said, I am saving extra…

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Renewable Power Generation Corporate Controller / Director Finance and Accounting

“Thank you All ![...] Executive Vice President Corporate Development “

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Renewable Power Generation Corporate Controller / Director Finance and Accounting

“Hi Tilman,Thank you always for your great work and you have always been our trusted partner! Chris – Thank you…wonder job in finding [...] for us. Stay safe! Talk soon!…Human Resources Director”

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Packaging Machinery Chief Executive Officer

Hello Tilman, on my way to Germany now. Things are going well. We have a very nice facility in [...]. [...] America now accounts for 37% of our global revenue!

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Building Materials Vice President Global Sales

We’ve worked with TH Bender since the earliest stage of our US subsidiary. Over a period of several years, the team completed more than 30 projects. Their focus was growing our sales organizations in the USA and Canada. Mr. Bender was always able to provide us with industry-savvy professionals -…

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Building and Lighting Controls General Manager

Our sales division in the US was underperforming when we retained the services of TH Bender to help us make a change at the general manager level. Our sales organization needed a capable leader able to drive the sales and channel strategy. We were impressed by the knowledge that Tilman Bender and…

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Technology Development, Semiconductor Vice President

As head of technical development for one of the world's largest semiconductor companies, my responsibilities included intellectual property and technology licensing. As technology licensing follows American rules, the board decided to hire an American for a new position that directly reports to the…

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Computer Tomography and X-Ray Systems Chief Financial Officer

I worked with Tilman Bender on five searches. He was tasked to recruit hard-to-find sales representatives and managers with experience selling x-ray and computer tomography based inspection systems geared towards industrial applications. We had heard about his firm through searches he had…

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Engineering and Electronics Systems Company General Manager (USA)

I know TH Bender from the perspective of a candidate and a client. Tilman was instrumental in staffing our sales and engineering teams. Tilman Bender is easily one of the most effective headhunters in the solar energy industry. He has an extensive knowledge of all the players - not only does he…

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Telecommunication Equipment Senior Vice President Intellectual Property

I met Tilman initially when he was retained to recruit various high-level position in the world of intellectual property. When I was hired by a well-known telecommunications company to build and lead their intellectual property organization, I worked with Tilman Bender to hire a director of…

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Manufacturer of Electro-Mechanical Systems Chief Executive Officer,

After many years of successful export business to the United States, we decided to involve the TH Bender team in building up our US subsidiary. Tilman Bender also helped us to establish our US Corporation. This included the placement of lawyers, tax consultants, and experts in payroll accounting…

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Semiconductor Equipment Vacuum Coating Systems Chief Executive Officer

Our U.S. subsidiary is the market leader in the deposition of thin-films onto different substrates such as polycarbonate or silicon. Thanks to our visibility and the niche nature of our industry we typically do not rely on recruiters. However, there are circumstances when we need an external…

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Global Sales, Solar Energy Board of Directors Member

As our global sales executive and board member, I worked closely with Tilman Bender. For several years, we were “observers” in the USA, and when we decided to step in with a team of our own, T.H. Bender was responsible for recruiting the top ranks, consisting of a general manager/sales manager, a…

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Racking and Mounting Systems Global Chief Executive Officer

During the establishment of our US subsidiary, we relied on TH Bender as a competent partner. Our US subsidiary has achieved a noteworthy market share in the US and is now a key contributor to our group’s success. We’re happy that the sales director who was initially recruited by Mr. Bender has now…

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Energy Storage Systems Head of Global Sales

Our publicly traded company has been working in the American market through partners for quite some time. In order to fully tap our market potential, we decided to build up a highly skilled sales team. Our candidate profile for the top sales leader was demanding: solid sales management experience…

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One of the Worldwide Leading Solar Companies Head of Global Sales, Board Member

Our company has been working very closely with TH Bender for several years. Tilman Bender helped us recruit our US distribution company’s president as well as various sales positions within the company and efficiently supported our sales organization’s expansion. Mr. Bender is personally very…

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Manufacturing of Inverters and Power Electronics General Manager and President

Tilman’s recruiting efforts led me to leave one of the globally largest company in the electronic manufacturing industry to establish the first U.S. manufacturing facility of our German parent company. It has been a very good match. For years we have used his services to fill high-priority…

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Power Electronics Chief Executive Officer Americas

I have known of T.H. Bender and Partners for a few years. The CEO of my former employer, a large Canadian manufacturer of power electronics, had retained Tilman to fill two highly critical positions for a divisional president and a vice president of engineering. So, when Tilman called a few years…

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American subsidiary (fastening and mounting systems) Managing Partner

We heard of T. H. Bender through referrals in the industry as well as by board members. When we decided to expand our sales targets in the United States, we approached Tilman to find us a hands-on, dynamic new leader for our sales team. With Tilman’s help we were able to recruit this individual. He…

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Powerplants Head of Corporate Development

TH Bender was instrumental in building up our US office. With a powerful, harmonious team of industry insiders and within just a few years, sales grew to nearly $200 million. During those years, our US office was the most profitable business unit and became a sought-after acquisition target and…

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Pre-IPO Energy Storage Systems Chief Executive Officer

For years, I've been doing business in the USA, and for many years was aware of T.H. Bender as a competent and reliable headhunter. When I accepted the task of building up our American subsidiary as quickly as possible, and getting it ready for a possible IPO in the shortest period of time, the…

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USD500m Country Manager with P&L responsibilities

I have known of T.H. Bender for many years as a major player in the German-American business community. While I was building up the U.S. sales and operations team for a leading global manufacturing company I approached Mr. Bender to assist us in building out our U.S. team. He was instrumental in…

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Manufacturer of Couplings Chief Executive Officer

For many years, we’ve been known as a very successful producer of transmission solutions in the USA. It was, however, our impression that our US subsidiary would benefit greatly from a new CEO. Therefore, we commissioned TH Benderto find and recruit such executives. Our new managing director is a…

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Metal Fabricator Vice President of Human Resources

TH Bender is characterized by its extensive and thorough approach during the recruitment process. Their professionalism and depth of experience in American HR matters was also proven during complicated contract negotiations. Tilman Bender demonstrated a great deal of intuition in balancing the…

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Americas, Specialty Steel Products Chief Executive Officer

I know TH Bender from the perspective of a candidate and a client. What makes TH Bender so effective is their ability to quickly develop a thorough understanding of the business drivers and culture of an industry. This allows them to rapidly build a network. Because of his ability to convincingly…

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Traditional German Company in the Field of Metal Processing Managing Director

We’re a medium-sized, yet leading, company in the field of straightening equipment for sheet metal processing. In order to promote the growth of our sales division, which sells machines and is engaged in contract manufacturing, we commissioned Tilman Bender with the search for an…

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Global Sales for a Globally Leading Steel Mill Board member and Head

While restructuring our US office, which included the exchange of long-term senior employees we hired TH Bender & Partners as our exclusive executive search consultant. During the placement of the new CEO (a highly accomplished industry insider), we could rely on their expertise and…

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Production Division (low and medium-voltage Inverters and Power Electronics) President

Tilman Bender’s recruiting efforts led me to leave one of the globally largest company in the electronic manufacturing industry to establish the first U.S. manufacturing facility of our German parent company. It has been a very good match. For years we have used his services to fill high-priority…

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Technology Licensing and Intellectual Property Executive Vice President

Before joining a pre-revenue technology licensing start-up I worked at a large telecommunication company, which was globally well-known for its NJ-based labs. Tilman Bender contacted me with a unique proposition - move to Munich and develop a global technology licensing group. He was candid and did…

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Electrical Power Distribution Chief Executive Officer

I was introduced to TH Bender by an industry colleague. TH Bender was working on a search for a European company, which had to undergo a leadership transition and had to reboot their US operations. After 15 years with my previous employer and having started their export business and established…

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Engineering and Electronics Systems Company General Manager (USA)

I know TH Bender from the perspective of a candidate and a client. They recruited me from one of the leading solar companies to build the startup US operations for a leading European electronics company. Tilman Bender is easily one of the most effective headhunters in the solar energy industry. He…

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