Kienbaum Thailand

Kienbaum is one of Europe’s leading providers of consultancy services. It recognizes human beings as the core factor for success of organizations and companies everywhere. Kienbaum operates 33 offices in 18 countries around the world.

Welcome to Kienbaum Thailand

A land of smile, with a capital that never sleeps, or a savory food to die for -  these are a few identities of how one gets to know Thailand.  Today with a growing population of 70 Million and the Asean Economic Community coming end of 2015  the country also develops to a more competitive environment and a vital part of global businesses operations. With an understanding for this environment and Asian business Kienbaum combines executive search services with HR-Management consultancy.

Since 2004 our Bangkok office has successfully provided solutions for our clients that cover all industries. We will only be satisfied once the needs for change that we have identified are translated into commercial successes. We know the core concerns of our clients and we speak their language. Our vision of consultancy is holistic; it sharpens the competitive edge of our clients, increases the profitability of their businesses and boosts the motivation of their people.

We are known as strong implementers of change processes and savvy solution providers in the search of new management and specialists for our clients. Even in the rapidly changing business environment in Asia over the past years, we have been able to support our clients successfully, in Human Resource Management and Executive Search in achieving their targets.

Because we

  • are able to listen, understand and respond to the needs of our client
  • believe in a consistency approach, based on creative problem solving skills and high standards of execution
  • deliver the diversity of professions, culture and exposure

We offer

  • Executive Search
  • Management Audits
  • Reference Checks

across all functions and sectors.

Within the last years with our other offices in Asia, more than 1400 projects have been successfully completed in Asia Pacific Region.

Kienbaum China
Kienbaum Singapore


Franz-Josef Kleideitert, Managing Director, Singapore/Bangkok/Shanghai

Franz-Josef Kleideitert is the Managing Director and Owner of FJK Consultants Pte Ltd, which he founded in 1997 as a spin-off of Kienbaum Consultants International. Prior to FJK, he was a Director at Kienbaum in Frankfurt and Singapore.

His 36 years of professional experience include 21 years in HR and Line Management and most recently 15 years of HR management consulting.
His focus is on executive search for various industries (eg. chemical, automotive, industrial) across all functions, including national and international top management. He has extensive work experience in executive search, leadership assessment and development, training, business management, and customer service & operations and assists clients define their leadership strategy, design and deliver leadership assessment and development programs.

Before turning to the field of Executive Search, he held HR Director and HR specialist positions in companies such as Digital Equipment, Stinnes/Schenker and a Managing Director position at Thomson CSF Medical.

Franz-Josef graduated in Economics with majors in Human Resources Management and Marketing from the University of Bielefeld, Germany, is fluent in German and English and has lived in Germany and Singapore.

Sivaporn Halidsadeekul, Country Manager, Thailand

Sivaporn graduated with a Bachelor of Management. Sivaporn’s early career was in international hospitality industry. Before making her career shift to Executive Search, she worked for a local conglomerate in the business development role. Her job involved investments in real estate, retail as well as manufacturing projects.

She joined one of the global leading executive search organizations in 1995 initially as their researcher for the Thailand operation. She moved on quickly to become one of the company’s consultants and later climbed up to be the Partner.

Sivaporn had the opportunity to work with various international clients covering both local and regional placements for senior executives.Sivaporn also established a good working network amongst Executive Search Consultants worldwide. Besides helping her clients to find the best talent, she also provided consultation to clients in other Human Resource related matters, i.e. expatriate relocation, compensation and benefit and gave recommendation on the necessary tools for talent assessment.

She established Kienbaum FJK Consultants (Thailand) in 2004, with a starting team of 2 people. Sivaporn is heading Thailand’s operation with full profit/loss responsibility.