Our team of headhunters located in Switzerland is led by

Charles du Pontavice, Managing Director

Charles du Pontavice is an experienced lawyer, graduated from ESSEC Business School (MBA program), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS) and Paris-Dauphine University.

His career began in 2008 with Gide Loyrette Nouel, a premier international law firm. He offered legal advice to companies within the Industry and Banking fields in France and Eastern Europe on legal matters including Business Law, Banking & Financial Law, and Corporate Law.

In 2010, he specialized in Tax, Legal & Compliance recruitment for both large firms, and SME’s (industry, large-scale distribution, services etc.) as well as large players in the Banking & Finance fields.

In 2013, he joined Morgan Philips Executive Search as Head of the Geneva Office, managing particularly the HR/Tax, Legal, Compliance & Corporate Finance practices in addition to the Banking, City & Fintech practice for Switzerland.

Since July 2016, he is the Managing Director of Fyte and Morgan Philips Executive Search in Switzerland.


Successful recent assignments
  • Head of HR – Industry – Geneva
  • Compliance Manager – Private Banking – Geneva
  • Industrial Director – Watch Industry – Geneva
  • Senior Director IS – Medical devices – Zurich
  • Directeur Supply Chain – Sportswear Industry – Geneva
  • Senior Legal Counsel – Private banking – Geneva
  • Head of R&D – Industry – Zurich
  • Head of Business Development – Industry – Lausanne
  • Wealth Manager – Private banking – Geneva
  • Regulatory Affairs officer – Life Sciences – Lausanne
  • Transfer Pricing Director – Industry – Lausanne
  • VAT Manager – Services – Lausanne

In Switzerland, our headhunting company is specialized in the following areas: