Hofmann Associates

Gentofte (Copenhagen Area), Denmark


Jægersborg Allé 93A
Tel. +45 70 20 99 43
  • Focus solely on comprehensive executive search and management consulting
  • Commitment to the task – client first – and we deliver what we promise as trusted advisors
  • We offer client relationship management and “one face to the customer”
  • Our success is driven by the partner’s experience and individual research performance in every assignment

Experience and professional seniority
More than 20 years of experience within our focus areas – executive search and consulting. High ethical standards and the seniority to conduct as professional representatives for our client in the market. We act as trusted advisors having focus on long term relations based on mutual trust and respect.
With continuous update on our network, we are acting for and on behalf of our clients in the battle for talents. We identify, assess and deliver executives and functional leaders to our clients.

Partner involvement and commitment
Our solid and proven processes are driven by mutual commitment, direct partner involvement and a conduction with original research for every assignment.

We offer high touch involvement, flexible, comprehensive solutions and client orientation. To reach success there are no short cuts.

Local expertise in an international perspective
We have the structure of an international presence, the common standards and values, the experience and the ability to conduct our professional services locally as well as cross border.


Managing Partner

Practice areas: Industrial and Consumer, Life Science and Health Care, Global Technology and Media, Financial Services and Insurance and Agricultural management.


Since 1994 Olav has served in the executive search industry in recognised international search firms, latest as founding partner in Boyden Global Executive Search Copenhagen office from 2000 to 2013. He has throughout the years successfully conducted assignments for leading companies in Denmark and abroad, and he has consequently a wide professional network to branches as well as stakeholders within his focus areas.

From various assignments in Denmark as well as internationally, he presents a solid experience in conducting search solutions within manufacturing in general, consumer goods, life science, finance a.o. on executive as well as functional level.

During the years he has been responsible for both development and improvement of processes and concepts as well as continuously mentoring consultants. Olav has taken an active part in the development of a Nordic leadership assessment practice within the financial sector.

Prior to the executive search profession Olav worked as consultant within human resource development, training courses and recruitment. 1991 he became director and overall responsible for operations handled from Copenhagen and Malmö, Sweden.
Earlier, Olav held different positions first within agricultural production, export sales and marketing. Throughout the years he has served in different boards and advisory boards.

Olav holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Economics and a Diploma in Organisation. He is fluent in Danish and English and he is conversant with German and the Scandinavian languages.



Practice areas: Process Industry Energy Production & Off-shore
Pharmaceutical industry & Life Science CleanTech & Water Treatment Technology


Claus joined Hoffmann-Associates ultimo 2017 as associated partner and advisor in executive and strategic consultancy as well as executive search. Claus is a Senior Executive and he has for the latest 15 years worked at C-level management and with executive consultancy towards the international, industrial market.

Claus has extensive and solid experience in working with highly professional customers within a wide range of process industries, pharmaceutical industry and the energy and off-shore sector. Claus has been leading strategy- and business development processes throughout his carrier and various employments with international companies as FLS Industries, Getinge Group and Guldager Group.

Claus has successfully carried out various strategic, organizational and change management processes at Executive Management level, both through operational and consultancy stages. He also holds extensive cross-cultural experience from practical and strategic assignments with customers and executive management teams in Belgium, Switzerland, UK, Japan and USA. Claus is highly experienced in driving complex issues towards clarity and solutions. Claus has been mentoring executive managers in company boards and advisory boards and has through his carrier compiled a thourough professional network in heavy-duty industries.

Claus holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from Copenhagen Business School. Claus furthermore has a board education from Board Assure. He is fluent in Danish and English and he is conversant in the Swedish and Norwegian languages.