Your Global Financial Services Leadership Team

Nicolas J. Ries

GLOBAL Practice Team Leader – Financial Services

Consultant since 2003, MBA (SHU, Fairfield, CT-USA), MSc en Sciences Economiques (HEC, Lausanne), after 29 years in banking with Swiss, French, German, Scandinavian and American banking groups. More »


John W. Poracky

AMERICAS Practice Team Leader – Financial Services

John Poracky, Vice President of AIMS International and President of AIMS International-US-MIDWEST, has been working as an Executive Search Partner and Consultant for 23 years. He joined AIMS back in 1999 and became a board member in 2004.

In 2007 he was elected as the Vice President of AIMS International. Poracky is the Head of AIMS International’s Global Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Life Science Practice Team. Poracky entered the search profession after acquiring extensive financial services, operational and IT experience. More »


Birger M. Svendsen

EMEA Practice Team Leader – Financial Services

Managing Partner of Aims International Norway AS, is a senior manager with a broad set of general management skills. Extensive knowledge within the are of finance and human resources.

He has formerly held positions as HR Manager for Shell Europe, HR Director for Coca-Cola Nordic and Eurasia Division and Finance Director for Kraft General Foods in Norway. More »


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