Christian Gruppo

Christian Gruppo is a founding partner of the international recruitment network, Continental Search Alliance (CSA).

With more than twelve years executive search experience in the Netherlands and across Europe, Christian has been recruiting executive, senior leadership and high impact talent (sales, marketing & consulting), for a diverse range of clients including Fortune 100 companies as well as high-growth private and venture backed technology start-ups.

Christian has a European perspective to executive search having recruited in multiple countries outside of the Netherlands.

He has successfully carried out search assignments in countries such as Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, Turkey, Poland, Italy and France.

Prior to his move into executive search, Christian spent three years at Hewlett-Packard in Amsterdam, where he supported EMEA corporate customers of HP. He was offered to move to Milan (Italy) as a Field Account Manager but eventually decided to switch career and move into Recruitment.

Fluent in four languages, Italian, English, Dutch and Spanish, Christian has an adaptive character and an international background, having lived, worked and studied in Italy, UK, Spain and the Netherlands.


Christian studied Economics at the University of Rome and then successfully completed a Masters in HR Management at the Colegio Nacional de Madrid.

Executive Search Experience

Christian has worked in the executive search industry for 13 years focused on Technology & IT services market in Benelux and across the wider EMEA region.

Recent Searches by Role

  • Field Marketing Manager Benelux
  • Channel Manager Benelux
  • Regional Sales Manager Benelux
  • Sales Executive Enterprise
  • European Product Manager
  • Sales Manager Belgium
  • Country Manager Russia

Recent Client Engagements

  • Concur
  • Sap Hybris
  • OSIsoft
  • Euronics
  • Flexera
Christian Gruppo

CSA The Netherlands

Crown Key-Point building
Schipholweg 103
2316XC Leiden

+31 71 5249 230