Executive & Interim Search
for leaders in
Corporate Affairs
Corporate Communication
Media Relations
Public Affairs
Financial Communication
Internal Communication

Our expertise

Corporate Affairs

Executive search

For leaders in corporate affairs and communications across all types of organisations and industries. Listed, public sector, international, and family-run businesses.

Interim search

Top-level temporary solutions in corporate affairs and communications. For interim executive roles and senior specialists.


We offer coaching as part of the executive search process, for personal development or on-the-job coaching.

About Herman Rutgers


Commitment is at the heart of our search work. We are committed to the corporate affairs profession, our clients, and professionals. We believe that personal attention and dedication are essential. We approach each assignment, whether interim or permanent, as a unique opportunity to serve our clients with care. Commitment is also essential to the way we work together as a team.

For clients


From a client perspective, there is only one critical factor: to have the right person in the right role. A properly structured corporate affairs or corporate communications department is vital for organisations. If a competent leader or specialist is missing, it needs to be addressed immediately. We have an up-to-date database of top candidates. As a result, we guarantee to find the most competent individual for any vacant position, permanent or interim.

For professionals


We firmly believe in staying in touch and connected with professionals throughout their careers. During personal interviews, we discuss professional qualities and motivations. This is the starting point for the next career step. This could be a permanent position, an interim assignment or a coaching programme.

International network

Corporate Affairs Search Alliance

The Corporate Affairs Search Alliance (CASA), which was co-founded by Herman Rutgers Executive & Interim Search, brings together a group of top Corporate Affairs executive search firms worldwide to identify the most exceptional leaders in the field. Each member is dedicated to fulfilling the promise of “Making Corporate Affairs Better”

Background and news


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Interview Leadership
Herman Rutgers 13 July 2023
Off the Record: The special bond between board chair Ingrid Wolf and Head of Communications Anja Haver of Haaglanden Medical Center
Interview Leadership
Herman Rutgers 05 June 2023
Off the Record: On Leadership and Corporate Affairs at De Volksbank
Leadership Podcast
Herman Rutgers 22 September 2022
Podcast Off The Record: On Leadership and Corporate Affairs at De Volksbank
Nelieke Wismans 15 September 2022
Press Release: Launch CASA – Corporate Affairs Search Alliance
Interview Leadership
Herman Rutgers 24 November 2021
Off the Record: on Leadership and Corporate Affairs at Heineken Netherlands
Interview Leadership
Astrid Prummel 17 June 2021
Managing Director and Marketing & Communications Manager: Michel van Maarseveen and Jacolien van Wezep of Paleis Het Loo
Astrid Prummel 17 May 2021
‘The dream candidate rarely reports through a LinkedIn job posting ‘
Looking for top corporate affairs professionals or interested to join our network? We look forward to being in touch!