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NGS Global Opens Dusseldorf Office

Richard Crux Hired as Managing Partner

Dusseldorf, Germany, September 8, 2015 – Today NGS Global Europe announced the opening of a new office in Dusseldorf, Germany; a strategically important business location in the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia and center of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region. The company also announced the hiring of Richard Crux as Managing Partner and head of the new Dusseldorf office. Mr. Crux will conduct senior-level assignments on behalf of domestic and global companies in the industrial, consumer goods, retail and logistics sectors. His areas of functional expertise include marketing, sales, supply chain management and procurement.

Mr. Crux was most recently CEO of the frozen foods company bofrost. His earlier career includes tenure in the confectionery products industry as CEO of Stollwerck GmbH and President, Consumer Division of Barry Callebaut. Mr. Crux also served as a Member of the Divisional Board Mail/New Business at Deutsche Post/DHL, as Director of Marketing at Kraft Foods and as a Consultant at McKinsey & Company.

“We are excited to establish an office in Dusseldorf, the center of one of the most powerful and dynamic regions in Germany. Richard Crux is very seasoned in senior manager roles as well as in high-end Executive Search. We are really delighted that he joined our team”, said Stephan Fuechtner, Managing Partner, Europe at NGS Global.

Mr. Crux has extensive experience in the executive search industry and served previously as Managing Director of a major global executive search firm.

“NGS is a highly professional, truly global, dynamic and fresh partnership,” said Mr. Crux. “I am looking forward to working closely with this enthusiastic and client-focused team.”

Mr. Crux studied business economics at Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität in Münster where he earned the Diplom-Kaufmann degree.

About NGS Global

NGS Global delivers flexible, customized executive search and executive leadership consulting solutions to a worldwide clientele. For more information, please visit www.ngs-global.com.