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.

International Executive Search for Fashion and Luxury Goods

Are you looking for new talent? Is it sometimes a challenge to recruit and retain international top performers? Is your base in Milano, London, Berlin, Lugano, Paris or anywhere else in EMEA? UB international is a group of global fashion business managers. Having each 15-25 years fashion management experience, our team excels in finding and assessing top talent for the luxury goods industry, especially for global fashion companies. How we work: Analysis of the position within organizational context and industry. Research strategy tailor made for target position. The use of assessments and behavioral/psychological tests to ensure competences and cultural fit. Presentation of a short list of candidates. Assistance during the negotiation process. Cross-Cultural expat and relocation support. Support during the induction phase until end of probation period.

HR Consultancy

We specialize in international HR consultancy for Fashion and FMCG in EMEA and beyond.
– HR Due Diligence and Assessment for private equity
– HR consultancy: strategy, process mapping, talent mapping, compensation and benefits, organizational design, engagement status, HR scorecards and  KPI’s
– Management Assessment
– Team Development with horses
– Leadership training and coaching with horses
UB international has a proven track record of designing HR strategies and structuring HR departments in various company cultures with different business needs, especially within the fashion sector (HugoBoss, Ermenegildo Zegna, Guess). 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.