Talman Group

More than 17 years
as your Talent
Boutique

 

Ignasi Rafel

“The challenge for today’s
organisations is to recruit
talent with potential,
develop it so that it could leave,
but ensure that it stays”.

 

Susana Galcerán

“We manage talent and
relationships using
knowledge about the
people concerned”.

 

Lluïsa Civil

“We tackle each project
in a particular manner,
involving close and
personalised attention”.

 

Miquel Martret

"Nowadays, it is essential to
identify talent and help it to grow,
and then succeed in placing
it in the best position"

STRATEGIC CONSULTANTS IN EXECUTIVE SEARCH

Experts in matching culture with talent.

OUR SERVICES

In the Talman Group we are specialists in the recruitment of management talent.

SPHERES OF INTERVENTION

Knowledge and experience of 360 º communication in a corporate environment, especially in family businesses and in the industrial sector.

OUR HISTORY IN FIGURES

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More than 17 years in the successful recruitment and management of talent

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315 companies have placed their trust in us

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More than 1,000 projects successfully completed

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55,000 people have placed their professional careers in our hands

Retention

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The professionals who join companies establish stable and lasting relationships with them.

Loyalty

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Percentage of returning clients.

OUR TEAM

Experts in matching culture with talent

A team of professionals who are completely dedicated to understanding organisations and meeting people in order to identify and recruit the particular talent that is best suited to each position.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

IGNASI RAFEL

Founding Partner and Director of the Talman Group

Industrial engineer (UPC), MBA (ESADE), PDG (IESE). More than 20 years’ experience as a headhunter. A strategic consultant who is an expert in the recruitment of management talent, specialising in family businesses and the industrial sector.

MIQUEL MARTRET

Associate Director of the Talman Group

Degree and MBA in Business Administration and Management from ESADE. Master’s degree in Strategy and Creativity from Ramón Llull University.

SUSANA GALCERÁN

Technical Director and Senior Consultant

Degree in Psychology from Barcelona University. Master’s degree in Management of Human Resources in Organisations from the IDEC. Regards herself as our clients’ strategic partner.

LLUÏSA CIVIL

Administration Department / Office Manager

Higher degree in Administration and Finance. More than 11 years in charge of the Talman Group’s Administration Department, and also its Office Manager. Ignasi Rafel’s “right-hand woman”.

ADVISORY CONSULTANT

JOSEP PARERA

Partner and General Commercial Manager of Top Cable, a family business manufacturing medium- and low-voltage electric cables.

After training as an industrial electrical engineer, he devoted his whole professional career to the general commercial management of his own company, which, together with his three brothers, he founded 35 years ago. Currently, he is also on Top Cable’s board of directors, and is a partner and consultant of the Talman Group.

RAMON LLAGOSTERA

Industrial engineer (UPC), MBA (ESADE)

He is currently a shareholder and advisor of companies in the food sector: Celler Mas Doix, Patatas Fritas Torres and Speed & Efficiency and previously of Guzman Gastronomía. He works in the financial area at Laboratorios Almirall, Grupo Pepsico and the Schlumberger Group, and is General Manager of Bodegas Sumarroca. He is a partner and advisor of the Talman Group.

RAMON SAGARRA

Industrial engineer (UPC) and MBA (ESADE), who also holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Automation and Robotics (UPC).

An expert in public services networks and in energy. A specialist in telecommunications, electricity and control. The founder of the companies EACOM, MODI, NEXGENET, NEARBYSENSORS and NEARBYCOMPUTING. He was formerly Director of Technology at the engineering multinational ESTEYCO, Director of Infrastructures for 22@Barcelona,S.A., Director of Construction at ONO and a regular consultant for the Barcelona Council. He is also a partner and advisor of the Talman Group.

ANTONI CROUS

Chemical engineer with an MBA from ESADE. Academic Director of programmes for B2B companies at ESADE. A specialist in industrial marketing.

He has had management responsibilities in important, family businesses in the industrial sector. He was formerly General Manager of Uniland Cementera and Business Manager at Cementos Portland Valderrivas, La Seda de Barcelona and Plastivert. He was the founder of Quaternia. He is currently a director of Lafarga Lacambra, Encofrados Alsina and Talleres Felipe Verdés, and Chairman and General Manager of the Centre for Capillary Technology.

JOSEP MARIA JOANA

Graduate in Physical Sciences, PDD from the IESE and SEP from ESADE.

Director of Giró Packaging and of Barcelonesa de Productos Químicos, and Assistant to the CEO of González Byass. He was previously a partner of PWC, Vice-Chairman and General Manager of the consultancy division of IBM, and an academic assistant at ESADE.

OUR VALUES

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ENTHUSIASM

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COMMITMENT
AND LOYALTY

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RESPONSIBILITY
AND HONESTY

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CLOSENESS
AND TRUST

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RIGOUR
AND FLEXIBILITY

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EXCELLENCE

OUR WAY OF WORKING

BOUTIQUE

An executive search firm for an “immense minority”.

INNOVATION AND SKILL

We seek excellence with the help of new technologies, and combine innovation with the know-how of our profession.

TAILOR-MADE

Firma de autor para el siglo XXI. Hecho a medida porque cada proyecto es único y singular.

INTELLIGENCE AND INSTINCT

We read and interpret organisations. We work with attitudes, motivations, expectations. No robot can do our work.

TALMAN APPOINTMENTS

“The challenge for organizations today is to capture talent with potential, develop it to leave, and make it stay.”

Ignasi Rafel

“We manage talent and relationships from the
knowledge of people.”

Susana Galcerán

“We approach each project specifically, with treatment
close and personalized.”

Lluïsa Civil