Executive Search: Testimonials

What people say


At NineDots, we always look forward to your honest feedback about our services. We are pleased to share some testimonials with you.

Here's what professionals have to say about NineDots Managing Partner Emmanuel (“Manu”) Henrard:

“Emmanuel is a very strong head hunter: great understanding of our business needs and culture, high level of commitment and very strong expertise.”

Cécile Béliot - Marketing VP - Danone

“Emmanuel has an exceptional ability to " join the dots". He quickly understands company needs and executive ambitions. He sees bridging points and secures the matching. An exceptional professional in the executive search industry.”

Stefano Rivera - CE0 - Scabal

“Merci Manu pour la belle collaboration que nous avons eue. J'ai été particulièrement enchantè du recrutement de notre nouveau Directeur Commercial, un vrai bonheur de travailler avec ce garçon.”

Pierre Yves Wecxsteen - Directeur Général - Chanel

"Manu has that very uncommon quality to combine a strong IQ and a strong EQ: he understands the business and he understands the people… wich makes he is systematically able to match your vacancies with the very best profiles."

Thomas Coremans - VP People & Organizational Development– Delhaize Group

“Manu is an outstanding Executive Search professional. His engaging approach, impressive experience and effective levels of judgment help him to understand where the right match is. Manu takes time to understand the needs of the clients and candidates. His candidate follow-up and ability to maintain ongoing relationships is also excellent. Manu is a subject matter expert who balances a highly personable approach with levels of integrity that benefit both the client and the candidate.”

Hadi Kamouh - General Manager BNL– Club Med

“Emmanuel is a real business partner in Executive Search. Whilst he listens and takes actions to fully understand your business and your challenges, he will also partner with you to find the most appropriate solution. I always enjoyed the fact that Manu works with you not for you. Last but not least, working with him is a real pleasure and a guarantee of success.”

Philippe Duvivier - HR Director - Toyota / Inchcape Belgium

“Emmanuel has a very proactive approach in his job, excellent communication skills and a wide personal network.”

Thibault de Barsy - General Manager - Keytrade Bank

“Emmanuel is a reliable person, he is customer and result oriented. I strongly recommend Emmanuel to any business partner. He brings value to business and will build a long lasting partnership.”

VP Sales Electrical Retail, Major Appliances - EMEA, Electrolux Home Products (2012)

“Manu is a service minded Executive Search professional. His discretion and great network are surely an added value. Nice person to work with.”

VP Sales & Marketing Belgium-Lux - Coca-Cola Enterprises (2010)

“Emmanuel (‘Manu’) masters the FMCG field. He is client centered and I appreciate his deep investigation in client business, his determination to achieve results and deliver solutions for the missions he takes on, for both client, company and candidates.”

Corporate Human Resources Director– Alpro (2010)

“Amongst the large pool of executive search companies and its representatives, Manu stands out enormously. The individual care and attention coupled with a very accurate follow up and active anticipation are a welcomed approach in a service/people oriented industry. A major positive difference is made versus many of the so called "global leading executive search Companies. Great to be in contact and work with.”

Senior General Manager – Mars (2008)

“Emmanuel played a key role in a critical career move. After having worked for many years in a particular industry he helped me clarify affinities and ambitions in a first step. Emmanuel helped me find the matching position and challenge as a second step. Performance delivered.”

Marketing Director - Toyota Belgium (2010)

“During our past 2 years working relationship in Executive Search, I've known Manu as an expert and excellent adviser in the recruitment industry and marketing business/market. I appreciate his proactive and enthusiastic way of communicating. He's a solid, reliable and professional business partner.”

HR Manager- Coca-Cola Belgium (2010)

“Emmanuel has a long lasting experience in the FMCG world that allows him to operate with high efficiency in his recruiter role.”

GM& CEO - Novartis Consumer Health Benelux (2009)

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