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Joanna Czarnocka

Managing Partner

Has worked in recruitment since 1992. A special agent for solving difficult problems in a creative, non-standard way. Completed several hundred managerial recruitment projects in practically all business sectors. Most often supports companies from the area of life sciences and consumer goods, as well as media and automotive industry. Works with the largest international players, local firms and individually owned companies, capital groups and start-ups. Assists clients in sourcing managers of strategic significance for company development.

Industries in which Joanna Czarnocka specializes

Selected clients

  • Adiuvo
  • Affidea
  • Aflofarm
  • Amiblu
  • Baxter
  • BiogenIdec
  • Lonza Company
  • Carlsberg
  • Coca Cola Poland Services
  • Dragon Rouge
  • Egis
  • FCA Poland
  • Gorenje
  • Gilead
  • Grupa Novartis
  • Grupa Żywiec
  • HBH
  • Imperial Tobacco
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kompania Piwowarska
  • Omega Pharma
  • Orkla Health
  • Pearson Central Europe
  • Philips
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Sigvaris
  • Solaris Bus & Coach
  • Stroer
  • Tchibo
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Valeant
  • Vandemoortele

Most frequently conducted projects

  • CEO, CFO, CCO, COO, General Manager, Country Manager, Managing Director, HR Director
  • Commercial Director, Sales Director, Business Development Director
  • Chief Operations Officer, Plant Director, Production Director, Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing Director
  • Marketing Director, PR Director, Brand Director


2001 - present

CTER Executive Recruitment & Interim Management

Managing Partner
2001 - present
2000 - 2001

Ray & Berndtson Polska

2000 - 2001
1991- 2000

SMG/KRC Human Resources Poland HR

Executive Search Division Director
1991- 2000


A graduate in clinical psychology at the Psychology Faculty of the Warsaw University. Also completed post-graduate Program in Individual and Group Therapy and Training.

After hours

Practices her own version of epicureanism with a circle of friends and family members, not excluding her dog, Lulka. She dances Argentinian tango and writes counting-out rhymes. From time to time hunts unique second-hand collectible items.