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Annie Bader

Managing Consultant, Consumer, Retail, Professional Search, EMEA

Annie Bader is a Managing Consultant based in Paris and part of the France & EMEA Consumer practice.

Prior to joining the firm, she was an Executive Manager for a leading recruitment consultancy firm. During 5 years, she largely contributed to the development of the Sales and Marketing practice: she was in charge of recruiting middle/top experts and managers for French & multinational companies (chemicals, building & construction, consumer..). In this context she successfully managed and empowered a team of Consultants.

Ms. Bader started her career as a Sales Export Manager in Retail for 5 years. She developed Franchise shops in Africa & Middle East, closely working with investors to open turnkey shops. As a project manager, she oversaw the whole process from display, merchandising, shop openings and sales staff recruitment.

Ms. Bader comes with experience in the Consumer, Retail & Luxury markets, working for premium and well-known brands (in food, cosmetics, luxury, lifestyle, sportstyle, furniture, premium retail etc.), for which she has developed deep market knowledge. She has a strong expertise in talent acquisition, talent pool building and market assessments of middle and senior management roles, all functions: Sales, Marketing, Production and Procurement.

She has been involved in projects related to Sustainability, Premiumisation, Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion, Culture Transformation and Digitalisation topics.

Ms. Bader has a successful track record in business development as well as in delivery. She is recognised for her customer focus, result-orientation and solution-driven mindset.

Ms. Bader holds a Master degree (part I) in International Business at Universite Catholique de l'Ouest (France) and a Certificate in International Management Program from the Fachhochschule of Pforzheim. She studied in France, Germany and in Hungary.

She is fluent in French, English and Lebanese (Arabic) and basics in German and Italian.