Dr. Peter Dienst

IT-Personalberatung Dr. Dienst & Wenzel GmbH & Co. KG is a leading executive search firm focused exclusively on the technology and IT services industries in Germany.

Headquarter is in Stuttgart Germany, local offices are available in major cities in Germany.

Dr. Peter Dienst is founder and Managing Director of IT-Personalberatung Dr. Dienst & Wenzel GmbH & Co. KG, based in Stuttgart in Germany; he is a member of the international recruitment network Continental Search Alliance (CSA).

With more than thirteen years executive search experience across Germany and EMEA, Peter has been recruiting executives, senior leadership and high impact talents (Sales, Consulting), for a diverse range of clients, including Fortune 100 companies as well as high-growth  private and venture backed IT and technology companies.

Prior to executive search Peter has experienced a European perspective to business and hiring talents having worked in executive roles for several international companies.

Peter holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering with a focus on IT, and has been working in information technology as sales director and managing director in international companies since 1986.

His fields of industry experience include:

  • Automotive and Discrete Manufacturing and related IT-technologies such as PLM, PDM, CAD/CAM, Supply Chain Management)
  • Telecommunications (Networks, value-added services), and
  • Contact Center technology (speech applications, customer experience).

He speaks German, English and basic French.


Peter studied mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe; he then successfully completed a Ph.D.  with a focus on information technology.

Executive Search Experience

Peter has worked in the executive search industry for more than 13 years focused on the technology, telecommunications and  IT software & services market in Germany

Recent Searches by Role

  • Aftermarket Operations Manager EMEA, Automotive
  • CEO Software Vendor – Enterprise Content Management
  • General Manager Automotive
  • Account Manager Banking
  • Account Manager Automotive
  • Account Manager Software Vendor Contact CenterTechnology

Recent Client Engagements

  • International Software Vendors
  • International IT Service Providers in Germany
  • International IT Outsourcing Companies
  • Financial Services Companies (e.g. Banks, Insurances) in Germany
  • International Manufacturing Companies (e.g. Automotive, Construction Engines, Machinery and others)
Dr. Peter Dienst

CSA Germany

IT-Personalberatung Dr. Dienst & Wenzel GmbH & Co. KG
70563 Stuttgart

+49 6136 75 62 990
+49 170 56 13 764