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Brussels  -  January 2023

Matthias Hocke Joins Kingsley Gate Partners

Global Executive Search Firm Deepens Industrial Expertise with New Appointment in Europe

January 24, 2023: Kingsley Gate Partners, a global executive search firm that is private-equity backed, tech-enabled, and rapidly expanding worldwide, today announced that Matthias Hocke has joined as a Partner. He is based in the strategic European hub of Brussels, Belgium.

Matthias has more than 20 years’ experience specialising in the industrial and industrial services sectors, with experience of recruiting senior-level executives for FTSE 100 firms as well as start-ups.

He joins Kingsley Gate from Korn Ferry where he was Managing Consultant for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in the Industrial Practice. Prior to that Matthias worked with Heidrick & Struggles.

Before entering the search profession, he gained over 12 years of managerial experience with increasing responsibility in the military sector (army aviation).

Matthias holds an MBA in international business studies from Maastricht University, and has also completed Harvard Business School’s Strategic Human Resources Management Program.

In addition to his native German, Matthias speaks fluent Portuguese, Dutch and English and possesses a good working knowledge of French and Flemish.

“We are very excited to welcome Matthias to Kingsley Gate as we deepen our expertise in the industrial sector,” said Chief Operating Officer, Francesca d’Arcangeli. “Matthias will play a pivotal role in our growing European presence, working closely with Partners across the globe. A truly international citizen, Matthias will be a wonderful asset to our team.”

“I am honoured to join Kingsley Gate at such an exciting time for the company and look forward to advising clients as they continue to look at new areas of growth,” said Matthias.

About Kingsley Gate Partners
Transforming the world of retained executive search, Kingsley Gate Partners leverages its proprietary and tech-enabled search platform and a world-class cadre of consultants to provide greater accountability, accuracy, velocity, and transparency to the search process in a manner that ensures a lasting strategic fit between executives and clients. The firm’s search consultants operate globally with expertise in all major industries and markets. It serves best-of-breed organizations in over 30 countries. For more information, go to

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