George Butunoiu was among the first Romanians to establish a recruitment business, back in 1992. He joined Ward Howell Euroselect in 1996 as a Managing Partner of the Ward Howell Romania office, a business which he bought out in 2003. Then he became the Managing Partner of Alexander Hughes Romania. He created his own company, George Butunoiu ltd. in 2006, together with other business partners. After his studies, George Butunoiu spent a short tenure as a researcher in nuclear physics. In 1990, his business career began very shortly after the Romanian Revolution. He set up several companies, one of which becoming a market leader in business software. Since 1992, Mr. Butunoiu has been working exclusively in executive search and HR consulting. As an author of a variety of business texts, as well as a founder and an active member in different business organisations, associations and projects, George Butunoiu is one of the major players of the Romanian consulting market. George holds a degree in Physics from the University of Bucharest, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Academy of Economic Studies and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from the National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest. He is also studying for his PhD in Management and Social Sciences at the universities of Corsica and Rennes II.