Gian Berton has an extensive experience as an Executive Recruiter which began at the end of 1996 with the appointment as Partner of J. Friisberg & Partners in Milan, a company associated with IIC Partners, a loose network of Executive Search Companies with more than 40 offices worldwide.
Gian was also appointed European Technology Practice leader and his contribution to the ICT Practice was influential in obtaining a pan European Executive Search agreement with one of the major and renowned IT Corporations in the world. In performing this large frame agreement Gian was named European Account Manager, helping his European colleagues to obtain excellent results in the first year.
Prior to this experience Gian has worked as Sales, General Manager and Managing Director for the Italian Offices of major US Corporations like Ampex, GenRad, Data General, PrimeCompute and later Computervision, Wang Laboratories and BMC Software, his last appointment before becoming an executive recruiter.
Gian holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Padova and during his career has attended (both in Italy and mainly abroad) various courses in Sales, General Management and Talent Management. He is based in Milan and has 3 sons, aged 43, 42 and 15.
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