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Lucas Schellenberg

Lucas is Managing Partner at Stanton Chase International (Schweiz) AG, which he founded in 2006. Lucas leads the Global Sector Alternative Investment and Private Equity Specialization. In addition to this, he headed the global Technology practice group prior to leading the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation practice group until the end of 2012.

Lucas started his career in executive search in 1990 with the founding partners of Heidrick & Struggles International Schweiz. In 1992, he became general manager of Inplace, a subsidiary focusing on the technologies and IT sectors which he had acquired from the senior partners and subsequently developed. In 2000, Inplace also began supporting highly scalable start-ups with consulting and fundraising under the name Venturix, a Private Equity / Venture Capital firm. Since 2002, Lucas has focused exclusively on executive search.

Lucas completed technical training and higher education in business management in Zurich. He speaks fluent German and English, and reasonable Italian.

Lucas lives in Küsnacht, Zurich. He is a board member of a service provider and is very passionate about intercultural management competence. He was formerly an ice hockey goalkeeper and continues to be enthusiastic about this sport.

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