Annie Bader
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Annie Bader

Managing Consultant, Consumer, 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 Université 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).