Pierre Trippitelli is the Managing Partner and Board member in charge of Executive and Board level recruitment at Perpetual. Pierre’s focus spans across the Luxury, Health & Beauty, Food & Beverage and Consumer durables industries. While recruiting senior level executives for US companies expanding their international footprints, Pierre has developed significant experience in helping entities build out businesses on both sides of the Atlantic.
His international expertise and appreciation of cultural differences has allowed him to partner with many firms, including entrepreneurial ventures, family owned organizations as well as publicly traded, Fortune 500 companies. Pierre has successfully recruited diverse executive talents among the C-suite on a global scale. Pierre also operates as an Executive Coach, working with senior leaders, HR and L&D professionals to create sustainable performance and to leverage diversity in the workplace.
Pierre holds both French and American citizenship and received his master’s degree in business and marketing from one of the top 10 French business schools, KEDGE. After graduating, Pierre ran various Business Units for recruitment firms in Africa, Eastern & Western Europe. In 2006, he moved to the United States with the mandate to develop the North American presence of a major European Executive search firm. Prior to joining Perpetual, Pierre served as a member of the Global Consumer Practice at Korn Ferry. With 18 years of International expertise in HR Consulting, Pierre is poised to contribute to the growth of a more disruptive and creative talent consulting firm. More recently, Pierre has been through the Columbia Business School Executive Coaching Program and is NBI certified.
Pierre is married to a lovely French/American wife and is the father of two handsome and athletic boys. Pierre is an avid hiker who still believes he can keep up with his teenage boys. On top of climbing in the Alps and Hawaii, he is an avid road biker who loves skiing and competing on as many Golf courses as possible around the world. Pierre is completely fluent in English, French and also speaks German.