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With Dr Jens Uwe Kraemer, Kienbaum hires expert on Eastern Europe

Gummersbach, 3 February 2015 Jens Uwe Kraemer is new Head and Director for Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS regarding all HR consulting services at the consultancy firm Kienbaum. The 48-year-old previously worked for the global management consultancy firm Mercer, where he was responsible for the European Rewards Practice as well as the consulting business in Eastern Europe. He is an internationally acknowledged and well-connected expert on HR and compensation management.

In this newly created position at Kienbaum, Kraemer is responsible for expanding the activities in HR and compensation consulting in Eastern Europe. Additionally, he will focus on international compensation of sales and executive positions. He will be based in Vienna, Moscow, and Frankfurt.

“With Jens Uwe Kraemer, we were able to hire a well-known expert on HR and compensation management in Eastern Europe who is well-connected in the region and has great experience in HR consulting. He will contribute  significantly to strengthening our market position in Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS as well as to expanding our international presence”, says Jochen Kienbaum, chairman of the management board at Kienbaum Consultants International.

Before joining Kienbaum, Kraemer, who holds a PhD in social sciences, worked in responsible positions at Deutsche Telekom AG, SAP SE and as partner of the hkp/// group. Most recently he worked as Practice Leader Rewards Europe and HR Consulting Leader Eastern Europe at Mercer.

Kienbaum. Inspiring. Different.

Kienbaum Consultants International is an HR and management consulting enterprise that puts people at the heart of its consulting portfolio. It is dedicated to moving people in organizations on their way to successful changes and transformations. Kienbaum actively supports its clients with executive search, human capital services, change and organization consulting, and communication services. Its interdisciplinary teams can draw on decades of consulting experience, intensive industry knowhow, and the practice-oriented research produced by Kienbaum’s dedicated research institute. Kienbaum was founded more than 70 years ago and is still being managed by the Kienbaum family and its managing partners. From its head offices in Cologne, Kienbaum operates offices in 18 countries across four continents.

Editor/Responsible for the contents: Saskia Leininger