Peter Novotny

Partner, European Consumer & Retail Lead

Peter serves as Partner and the European Lead for the Consumer & Retail Practice of DHR. Originally from Slovakia, Peter is a true internationally-minded Partner who has lived in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Russia and is now based in Austria.

Peter Novotny

+43 1 205588 19


After working for more than 10 years in the Bratislava Department of Commerce for the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Austria, Peter decided to challenge himself by entering the executive search world. In 2006, he joined a leading firm as a Senior Consultant, where he built the Prague, Bratislava and Moscow offices and helped develop the CEE and CIS regions.

In his last position, as Partner and Co-Founder of a human resources consulting and executive search firm, Peter managed senior recruiting projects in the CEE, CIS and DACH regions. Today he is focusing on industrial clients and helping Brazilian companies establish their presence in Europe.

Consumer & Retail

Consultants in DHR’s Consumer & Retail Practice have extensive experience providing executive search to a variety of consumer organizations. Our team brings to each engagement unsurpassed marketplace knowledge and insight relative to identifying, accessing, developing, assimilating and retaining top consumer talent.
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We’ve conducted executive searches for packaging companies that focus on: Contract Packaging, Filling and Blending Corrugated, Paperboard, Flexible and Rigid Packaging Food Service Packaging Molded Plastics Paper, Film and Foil Manufacturing Recycled Materials
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Retail & Luxury

Areas of specialty within omnichannel retail and luxury goods include: CEO & Board Digital Fashion Finance Human Resources Information Technology Marketing Merchandising & Design Operations Sales Supply Chain With our keen industry insight and a deep understanding of business cultures,…
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