Corinne Klajda joined Accord Group in May 1999 as the head of the Consumer Goods & Retail Practice, in East & Central Europe, based in Warsaw, Poland.
In 2005 Corinne acquired Accord Group in Poland and Russia (MBO), and established a second company advising on Human Resources management consultancy projects & Leadership Services. In 2006, Accord Group founded with other leading executive search firms AltoPartners, today a global network with 54 offices in 34 countries, where Corinne is today leading the Consumer Goods, Retail & Luxury Practice since 2008.
Corinne came to Accord Group after spending ten years in Asia, where her experience included heading the Shanghai and Beijing Offices of executive search firm Ray & Berndtson where she worked on expatriate search assignments in a variety of industries.
Prior to her executive search career, Corinne was with International SOS Assistance as a Regional Sales Manager for China and with Halliburton, as a Regional Sales Administrator for Greater China.
A graduate of the Beijing Language and Culture University, Corinne completed a MA in Chinese philology. Corinne also completed an executive MBA programme from the CEIBS and is an accredited and licensed Executive Coach. Corinne has a growing Executive Coaching Practice since 2001 with clients across Europe. Corinne speaks English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Polish and Creole.