HR Executive hero

We challenge the conventional
discover great HR leaders
to improve the lives of many.

About us

HR Executive is part of K2 Search AB. K2 Search has been recruiting leaders and managers since 1996 and today appoints approximately 350 managers a year to Nordic management teams. Since we are also part of the largest personnel and HR services group in the Nordics; Wise Group, we have a unique platform to be able to provide the deepest and widest recruitment offering of Nordic HR leaders. We assist everything from start-ups to large companies, who need HR expertise at the management team and board level and who see human capital as a crucial competitive advantage.

We offer Executive Search,  Advisory Board recruitment and Leadership Assessment of senior HR leaders.


Our offer


We are there when our customers need a partner who understands Human Resources and business – from several industry perspectives. We specialize in Executive Search within HR, but since we are part of K2 Search, which recruits leaders across all functions, we have great understanding and knowledge of the synergies between different functions in management teams. Through a thorough analysis, a large network and a validated selection process, we find the right person to strengthen our customers’ business. In addition, we also offer Leadership Assessment and Advisory Board recruitment.

Our offices are situated in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Linköping, Copenhagen and Helsinki. We appoint leaders across the Nordics and internationally.


Through HR Executive you as a candidate can find the perfect next step – whether it is on an interim basis, or as a permanent employee. With our business focus and great interest in HR, we are a suitable partner for HR Executives who strive for continuous development. It could be your next role as a line HR leader or why not as a board member? No matter which, we offer HR Executive candidates to be part of our network, where we match leaders with companies in need of strategic HR experience and competence.

HR Executives

Our services

Executive Search

Executive Search

A thorough analysis of the role’s purpose, goals and circumstances, combined with deep business and industry understanding, validated processes and personal commitment, ensures that we can recruit the right leader, to the right position. We value transparency and communication highly and work continuously to make our processes more equal and inclusive. This allows us to identify and present the candidates who are best suited for the role.



Leadership Assessment

Great leadership drives commitment and commitment drives performance. Great performance leads to successful companies and organizations. We help our customers find the right leader through our solid experience of leadership assessments and managerial recruitment, in combination with the sharpest testing tools on the market. Based on our assessments, we can offer a detailed basis for decision-making that provide deep insights and understanding of crucial leadership aspects.


Advisory Board

Advisory Board recruitment

Strategic HR competence in the board and / or in an advisory board can be crucial for a well-functioning organization and an attractive employer brand, regardless of how the company’s operational HR organization functions. Being able to attract, develop and retain talent is today critical for all companies. We have the network and the experience to match the right HR strategist with the right business.


HR Executive


Josefin Cohen


Josefin has worked with managerial recruitment within HR since 2015. She has a background as team manager at K2 Search, as well as project manager for the HR award; Human Growth Award. Since joining K2 Search, she has concluded over 40 HR recruitments. Josefin has a bachelor in work and organizational psychology with a focus on leadership, from Lund University.


tel:+46 73 543 74 71

Sören Selnaes

Søren Selnæs


Søren has worked together with HR organizations and leaders for more than 25 years, both from a Career Transition and business perspective. Søren is the Country Manager for K2 Search in Denmark and has been a key driver for the services we offer in the Øresund Region – including responsibility for our Danish HR Executive Network – the last 5 years.


+45 20 16 75 85


+46 73 543 74 71