International Executive Search for Fashion & Luxury Goods

Are you looking for the rare pearls in the Luxury Goods industry? Would you like to attract international talent to your European or Middle East business?

Our company has been granted the Federal Swiss Certificate for International Executive Search for Fashion. The quality of our recruiting and fashion expertise shine in the light of "made in Switzerland" standards:

Our HQ is strategically placed in Lugano (Switzerland) with branches in London, Milano, Zug (near Zürich) and Bologna.

Our selection expertise comprises Retail, Wholesale, Supply Chain, Design, Product Management/Merchandizing, Brand, Marketing, Buying, HR, Finance, Legal, IT, Logistics, CS, Planning and technical experts. Our specialization is finding and assessing fashion experts from employee level up to Directors and CEOs.

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HR Consultancy

We specialize in international HR consultancy for Fashion and FMCG in EMEA and beyond.

- HR Assessment and Due Diligence
- HR Strategy and KPI Development
- HR process development and implementation
- Management Assessment
- Coaching with horses
- Team Building and Leadership training with horses
Research shows that a crisp clear organizational set up and transparent HR processes promote employee engagement. Happy and engaged employees have a strong positive impact on business results. So how do we get there? In the area of HR consultancy, clients are international players in fashion and also other industries. We involve Head and Heart to assure smooth individual HR processes and can lead your HR team to top performance. We can help you to map, keep and train talent, develop an HR scorecard, support the design of your organization and help you turn your workplace into a place of well-being.
  • How much does your employee turnover cost?
  • Is your HR strategy an integral part of your business strategy?
  • How committed are your employees to your organization's goals and values?
  • Do your HR processes support smooth people management?
  • Does your business sufficiently develop and retain talent?
  • Are your bonus programs transparent and do they drive performance?
  • Do you have an HR scorecard that measures employee engagement and tells you what drives them?

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UB International

Uta Bonacker

The company was founded by Uta Bonacker Regazzoni in 2013.

The Team consists of 7 international Top Managers that combine a total of 9 citizenships: German, Swiss, Italian, Dutch, British, Russian, US American, Lebanese and French. Two of our consultants have a PhD and also teach at Universities to share their business knowledge with students (read more under “Partners”).

Uta's background is 10 years in training and 15 years in HR Management roles, such as Head of Human Resources at Hugo Boss, HR Director at Ermenegildo Zegna and VP Human Resources at Guess and also 4 years in the Medical Sector.

Uta originally comes from Germany and also holds the Swiss citizenship. She runs her business in three languages: Italian, English and German.
She attained two University Degrees, one in HR Management from the ZFU, near Zurich, and one in Learning Psychology/Didactics/Literature from the Free University of Berlin.
Uta has lived and worked in the USA, UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy and operates her own business from her base in Ticino, Switzerland, home since 2000.