Executive Search & Recruiting

We find your dream candidates.

HR consultancy

We help you recruit for and fill your key positions.

All-rounder with technical expertise

Scandinavian roots, German home base, global vision.

CNA International executive search Germany

Marko Könönen

HR consultancy and recruiting

Marko Könönen’s team specialises in executive search, head-hunting, recruitment, talent acquisition, interim management and general HR consultancy in Europe, particularly in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia.

Personal support in an international HR consultancy network

At CNA International Executive Search Germany we help you recruit for and fill your key positions. We find the right candidates for your management, sales, production management roles and related positions.

CNA Executive Search Germany belongs to the UK’s CNA Group (part of the Pertemps Network Group). CNA International was founded in 1993 and now has 50 offices throughout Europe, the USA and Asia. Find out more about CNA online at: https://www.cnaint.com/

Marko Könönen heads up CNA Executive International Search Germany. The all-rounder has over 20 years’ experience in all matters related to talent acquisition, HR management, international trade, sales, marketing and corporate governance in the most diverse range of sectors and is your qualified CNA contact for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia.

Marko Könönen’s core market sectors are the manufacturing industry, private equity companies as well as their portfolio companies. In the past, he has held executive positions in the packaging industry, electronics, the energy sector and the paper-processing industry, to name just a few.

In 2012, he set up the international business consultancy Clevias and has worked in HR consultancy and recruiting ever since. He has been the senior partner of CNA International Executive Search Germany since 2017.

Originally from Finland, Marko also speaks German, English and Swedish, with a basic grasp of Danish. Marko Könönen worked for many years in various management positions (e.g. in sales and management) and thanks to his professional career, he fully understands both the demands his current clients place on future employees and the needs of the candidates.

His own “internationality” makes him a sought-after contact for international companies that have positions to fill in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia.

Marko Könönen carries out his work at the CNA office in Hamburg according to this motto:

“A successful company needs great products, but also great employees. We help you recruit the best.”

Contact details:


Stormsweg 5 a
22085 Hamburg

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+49 40 870 93 405

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