OUR TEAM

HEADLIGHT INTERNATIONAL consists of partners and administrative staff. Together, we have a wide experience from various industries. Our different backgrounds give us the opportunity to offer expert advice covering most industry sectors and functions.

If you would like to submit your résumé to Headlight International, we encourage you to please send it directly to one of our consultants. To find the most appropriate consultant, please look at their profiles below.

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CLAES HEURLIN
PARTNER
B.Sc. in Business Administration & Economics from University of Lund, Sweden

Claes Heurlin joined Headlight International in January 2015, after working as an independent management consultant with various retail companies in Europe, China and Russia.

Claes has a background in the fashion and retail industry. His solid experience as a line manager include assortment, purchasing, supply chain and organizational development at H&M and Retail & Brands. Within Headlight International Claes primarily focuses on consumer goods and retail related assignments.

Telephone: +46 (0)704 91 64 32
E-mail: claes.heurlin@headlightinternational.com
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MICHAEL ÖSTERVALL
PARTNER
B.Sc. in Business Administration from Uppsala University

Michael Östervall joined Headlight International in 2011 from Odgers Berndtson, where he has been working since 1999 as an executive search consultant & partner.

Michael´s search work covers a broad set of industries, including the TMT-sector, Retail & FMCG, professional services, life science, and the manufacturing industry. His recruiting experience ranges from general management positions to financial officers, HR officers and sales & marketing professionals.

Prior to Odgers Berndtson, Michael worked as a management consultant, advising clients in group dynamics and leadership development.

Telephone: +46 (0)709 10 39 75
E-mail: michael.ostervall@headlightinternational.com
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PETER GULLSTRÖM
FOUNDING PARTNER
Founder of Headlight International
B.Sc. in Business Administration

Peter Gullström has worked with executive search since 1991. Before founding Headlight International he worked at Korn/Ferry International and Nicholson International. Peter has worked with senior executive recruitments in most sectors, but mainly for clients within the IT, FMCG and manufacturing industries.

Telephone: +46 (0) 708 88 44 34
E-mail: peter.gullstrom@headlightinternational.com
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PETRA REICH
PARTNER
Petra Reich joined Headlight International in August 2017 and has more than 17 years of experience from our industry. She was most recently a Partner within a Scandinavian Executive Search firm, but previously spent a number of years within the Michaël Berglund Group, where she managed a search and leadership development boutique. Before that, she worked as a Business Area Manager for Inhouse People Management. Petra has worked with executive search at senior levels in many industries, but primarily with a focus on Professional Services, FinTech, Media and FMCG, serving clients that have mainly been listed or Private Equity-owned. Her assignments have often had a Nordic scope, but she has also handled international projects.
Petra has a Master’s degree of Law (LL.M) from Stockholm University and has also worked as a lawyer for five years.

Telephone: +46 (0)703 12 66 33
E-mail: petra.reich@headlightinternational.com
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THOMAS DOYON
PARTNER
Thomas Doyon joined Headlight International in August 2017, having most recently worked as a Nordic Sales & Marketing Director for Selecta. Previously, his career was mainly spent within IT & Telecom, in various income-generating business development roles. He has worked for both large and medium-sized companies in B2B, having positions such as Sales Director or Managing Director. Thomas has a B.Sc. in Business Management from Lund University and an executive MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Telephone: +46 (0)733 67 19 38
E-mail: thomas.doyon@headlightinternational.com
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HELENA WRANGHULT
HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION
Helena Wranghult has a long and solid experience working as an administrator and executive assistant.

She has worked in companies like the Axel Johnson Group and Alfred Berg Fondkommission.
Helena joined Headlight International in 2005.

Telephone: +46 (0)708 88 44 35
E-mail: helena.wranghult@headlightinternational.com
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