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Executive Search Firm in Sofia, Bulgaria

Stanton Chase Sofia was founded in the beginning of 2006 to focus purely on retained executive search. To date, we have successfully placed more than 400 professionals in top and middle management positions. Our passionate and dedicated team of consultants and research associates has worked hard for the firm to become a market leader in executive search in Bulgaria. We are identified as a trusted partner of many Bulgarian and multinational companies in all business sectors.

We are more than just headhunters; we pride ourselves on the close involvement of our senior consultants in each search mandate.

We have developed and expanded our industry and functional specializations in order to meet the needs of our clients in acquiring highly skilled talents.

Stanton Chase Sofia services:

  • Executive search services for middle and top management positions
  • Competency assessment
  • Leadership assessment
  • Executive mentoring
  • Board assessment

We are an active member of:



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Featured Articles/Latest Media
  • “Annual Outsourcing Conference and 2018 Awards” – Darina Peneva was one of the main speakers in the People and People panel and presented the prize for “Outsourcing Provider of the Year” during the official Gala & Awards Ceremony. Picture here.
  • 5 Rules for Success in the Business (2018) – Darina Peneva, “TB Magazine” here.
  • Articles for 2017 in Karieri.bg:

Dobromir Minkov – here

Yuliana Popova – here

Darina Peneva – here

  • Interview, Darina Peneva, Economic.bg 2017 – here
  • Interview, Darina Peneva, Economy Magazine 2017 – pdf file
  • Darina Peneva and Dobromir Minkov for Manager Magazine 2017 – here
  • Stanton Chase Sofia celebrated 10 years on the Bulgarian market here.

Софийският офис на Стантън Чейс стартира своята дейност в началото на 2006 г. с цел предлагане на услугата директен подбор на ръководен персонал. От тогава имаме повече от 400 успешно назначени кандидати в България на високи и средни управленски позиции. Доказахме се като лидер на пазара в сферата на екзекютив сърч и сме доверен партньор на много български и мултинационални компании във всички сектори на икономиката.

Специализирани по индустрии екипи от консултант и рисърчър, работят близо до нашите клиенти, за да посрещнат техните специфични  нужди от професионалисти в различните икономически сектори.

Стантън Чейс София услуги:

  • Директен подбор на позиции на високо и средно управленско ниво
  • Оценка на конкретни компетенции
  • Комплексна оценка на лидерски умения
  • Екзекютив менторинг
  • Комплексна оценка на директорски бордове

Активен член сме на:


Последни участия в медиите:

  • „Annual Outsourcing Conference and 2018 Awards” – Дарина Пенева бе сред главните говорители и връчи наградата за “Outsourcing Provider of the Year” по време на официалната церемония. Снимка тук
  • 5 правила за успех в бизнеса (2018) – Дарина Пенева за проекта „Мениджърите споделят“ на сп. Твоят бизнес. тук
  • Статии в Капитал за 2017:
  1. Добромир Минков – тук
  2. Юлиана Попова – тук
  3. Дарина Пенева – тук
  • Интервю, Дарина Пенева, Economic.bg 2017 – тук
  • Интервю, Дарина Пенева, сп. Икономика 2017 – (pdf file)
  • Дарина Пенева и Добромир Минков по темата Employer Branding в сп. Мениджър 2017 – тук
  • Стантън Чейс празнува 10 години на българския пазар – тук

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81B Bulgaria Blvd.
Floor 6
1404 Sofia

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Phone: +359 2 962 2931
Email: sofia@stantonchase.com

Our Consultants

Darina Peneva Photo

Darina Peneva

Managing Director
Regional Practice Leader for Human Resources EMEA

Dobromir Minkov Photo

Dobromir Minkov

Managing Partner

Elena Meliov Photo

Elena Meliov

Senior Consultant

Lyubka Ivanova Photo

Lyubka Ivanova


Maya Tsvetkova Photo

Maya Tsvetkova

Research Associate

Mariana Ivanova Photo

Mariana Ivanova

Senior Accountant

Valentina Skocheva Photo

Valentina Skocheva

Research Associate

Featured Articles (EN)

Stanton Chase Bulgaria’s MD Joins Jury for HR Awards


Stanton Chase Bulgaria Celebrates 15 Years


Funding under Operational Programme “Innovation and Competitiveness” (COVID-19)


Sofia Managing Director Participates in A1 Talents Club Event

Darina Peneva shares leadership insights Darina Peneva, Managing Director of the Stanton Chase Bulgaria office, participated in the closing awards event of the program “Talents’ Club” of A1; this event is part of a company policy which invests in people with high development potential. Ms. Darina Peneva, Ms. Boriana Manolova, CEO of Siemens Bulgaria and […]

Stanton Chase EMEA Meeting Sofia 2018

This September the biannual EMEA meeting of Stanton Chase took place in Sofia. It was the first time a meeting of this calibre had been held in Bulgaria. Attendance was high – nearly 80 consultants and researchers from 20 EMEА countries (Europe, Middle East and Africa) took part in the sessions. We are glad that the International Chairman of […]

Darina Peneva, Managing Director of Stanton Chase Bulgaria, about the business environment in Bulgaria

Darina Peneva, Managing Director of Stanton Chase Sofia in exclusive interview in Bloomberg TV Bulgaria with Alexander Kostadinov. She speaks about the business environment in Bulgaria, the increased demand for executive search services andhow organizationsattract professionals with managerial experience. ДаринаПенева, Управляващдиректор на Стантън Чейс България, в екслузивноинтервю в предаването Investbookпо Bloomberg TV. Пред Александър Костадинов,тяговориза […]

Stanton Chase Bulgaria CEO Survey 2017

Stanton Chase Bulgaria is pleased to present its 2017 CEO Survey. This marks the seventh year of the report being distributed among business leaders in both local and international companies in Bulgaria. Over 100 participants gave us their opinions regarding the current business atmosphere in their respective countries and companies. Our team was intrigued to […]

Interview with Darina Peneva

Here you can find the last video with comments of Darina Peneva regarding to the results of the annual survey of the Bulgarian Executive Search Association (BESA) about the executive search trends in Bulgaria for 2016. “Тук може да намерите видео интервю с Дарина Пенева, относно резултатите от годишното проучване на Българската Екзекютив Сърч Асоциация […]

Stanton Chase Bulgaria CEO Survey 2016

For the sixth consecutive year Stanton Chase Bulgaria conducted a CEO Survey among local top managers and entrepreneurs. More than 180 participants provided their opinions about the current business atmosphere in the country and in their companies.

Stanton Chase Sofia Gathered CEOs at Exclusive Conference

Over 50 CEOs gathered on 19th April for the conference "10 Business Lessons" in the "Hilton" Hotel Sofia . The format of the event was a CEO Exclusive Discussion, which attracted the interest of top managers of a number of major Bulgarian and international companies such as Microsoft, TBI Bank, Postbank, Red Bull, Coca-Cola, Sofia South Ring Mall, Abbvie, Amgen, Konica Minolta and AVON. The exclusive conference was organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Stanton Chase in Bulgaria.

Stanton Chase Bulgaria CEO Survey 2015: Talents on focus

The survey was taken at the end of 2015 and shows the general trends in the economy, business and personal motivation among top executives in the Bulgaria. It represents the opinions of the top managers about current business atmosphere in the country and in their companies as well.