Gian Berton - Italy and Spain based Partner Appointment

Brussels, November 2nd, 2012 – Hightech Partners – ITP, a leading European search and management consulting company in the Technology industry in Europe, has attracted Gian Berton as a new  Partner based in Milan. 

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Hightech Partners – ITP is delighted to announce that Gianantonio (Gian) Berton recently joined the international team of Hightech Partners – ITP as a Partner based in Milan.

Gian Berton has extensive experience in the IT and executive search industry. In the last 15 years and before joining Hightech Partners – ITP he was European ICT Practice Leader at Friisberg & Partners International, an international retained search firm, and most recently he was Partner in a local, Milan based search company. He is an industry veteran who, as of 1980 held top positions in the IT industry in Italy as General Manager of Prime Computers and Data General, Managing Director of the Italian subsidiary of Wang Laboratories, General Manager of Tulip Computers and Managing Director of BMC Software Italy.

Raffaele Jacovelli and Bert Vermeiren, Managing Directors, welcome Gian Berton: “We are very pleased with the arrival of Gian who has a successful track record in the Technology industry and an in depth experience in attracting and selecting senior executives. In his different executive positions he has developed a strong international network with top executives around the globe. His drive and client focus perfectly match the entrepreneurial style of Hightech Partners – ITP and we are happy to join forces with Gian. He and our other Milan based Partner, Anna Maria Magro, form a strong team serving our clients in Italy and the rest of Europe.”

Gian Berton’s comments on joining Hightech Partners – ITP: “Hightech Partners – ITP forms an ideal ecosystem that matches my professional experience. It offers me the opportunity to get involved in international search assignments again and to work for global Technology companies throughout Europe. I am very excited to join such a professional team in the Hightech industry.”

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Gian Berton

About Hightech Partners


With 27 years of experience Hightech Partners - ITP is one of the leading boutique search firms in the Technology industry in Europe helping clients in IT Services, IT Consulting, Telecom, Internet & Media, Software, Hardware, Distribution and Cleantech. The company offers Search Services, Board Search, Management Assessment and M&A Services. Hightech Partners – ITP has offices in Brussels, Belgium, and Geneva, Switzerland, with Partners located in each main geography of Europe.

Hightech Partners - ITP is part of ITP Worldwide, an alliance of specialized search and consulting firms in the Technology industry in the US and Asia.



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