Elio Gregori

Elio Gregori is a Founding Partner of Continental Search Alliance based in Lugano, Switzerland.

Elio has more than twenty years executive search experience across EMEA and Eastern Europe recruiting executive, senior leadership and high impact talent (sales, marketing, consulting & technical), for a diverse range of clients, including Fortune 100 companies as well as high-growth venture backed technology start-ups.

Prior to the Continental Search Alliance, Elio founded another international Executive Search Company, Furman Gregori & Selz, where he took the responsibility for the Italian and Swiss markets.

Before entering in the executive Search business, for almost ten years previously, Elio was a Senior Manager at Accenture in the Rome office where he developed a deep expertise in technology and project management.

Elio has a global perspective to executive search having recruited and operated in multiple regions including EMEA, Eastern Europe and North America. His best record: dozens of his candidates are occupying top executive positions in a variety of industries.


A degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy.

Executive Search Experience

Elio has worked in the executive search industry for over 20 years focused on executive and middle management positions.

Recent Searches by Role

  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Vice President EMEA
  • Regional (Italy) Manager
  • Regional (Switzerland) Manager
  • Group IT & Comm. Officer
  • Senior Telco BSS expert
  • Refinery Director

Recent Client Engagements

  • Accenture
  • Helsinn
  • MSD
  • Trenitalia
  • Kering
  • API
  • Duferco
  • Ericsson
  • Nynas
  • HP
Elio Gregori

CSA  Switzerland & Eastern Europe

Via Mercoli 8a
6900 Lugano

+41 795368048
+39 3494302777