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We are an owner-run company specialising in consultation, selection and recruitment of experts and executives for banks and financial service providers for permanent and temporary positions. Our utmost priority is to provide active, professional and individual support to our clients and candidates alike. We do so by taking the proper time to analyse your queries in depth and in turn assisting you with customised solutions.

Our solid market experience, an extensive network of connections, a high degree of competence and discretion altogether make us an attractive and reliable partner that acts and thinks judiciously in the long term – just as you do. 


Emanuel Kessler completed his commercial training at an international financial service provider, subsequently moving to a major bank in the consulting sector after a project assignment. Since 2000, he has advised companies, experts and executives from the banking sector. In 2006, he successfully passed his Bachelor degree studies in Business Administration and wrote his dissertation on the subject of "Executive Recruiting for Banks". To better meet the latest topics in digitization, 2019 Emanuel finished his MAS-Studies with a Master degree in Digital Business. He has already completed his CAS in Disruptive Technologies and provides competent and professional advice to customers as well as fintechs and Startups.
Emanuel Kessler
Peter Vogler completed his commercial apprenticeship at a Swiss bank, subsequently working for 20 years in private banking, institutional sales and operations wealth management in Europe and Asia. In 2003, he continued further training as a HR expert, and in 2006, as coach and supervisor at IAP Zurich (Institute of Applied Psychology). In 2014, he became a certified outplacement professional and career adviser. He has assisted companies, teams and individuals for many years.
Lars Brändle completed his apprenticeship with a Federal Professional Baccalaureate at a Swiss bank, after which he spent four years in the fields of private banking and loans. He has advised clients in German, English and French. Since 2007, he has looked after experts at kessler.vogler, and in 2009, had been studying to become an HR expert. As of late 2012, he has specialised in temporary assignments and recruitment solutions.
Lars Brändle
Senior Consultant
Leonie Burch completed her commercial apprenticeship at a 4-star hotel in Lucerne. After that she continued to work for the front desk of a ski resort in Crans-Montana as well as for a Lucerne based city hotel. Currently, she is a student in Business Administration at the College of Higher Education. Since 2012, Leonie was holding the role as a Team and Partner Assistant, whereas by March 2016 she has moved to the permanent placements team to become a Consultant.
Leonie Burch
In 2013, Patrick Mühlemann completed his banking apprenticeship with a vocational baccalaureate in Zurich. After that, he gained on-the-job experience in Securities Settlements as well as in External Asset Management as a RM Assistant.Patrick joined us in December 2016 in sourcing and digital development and is now supporting our permanent placement team as a Consultant.
Patrick Mühlemann
Monty Haenni completed his commercial apprenticeship at an international business law firm in Zurich, after which he worked further six months as lawyer assistant. He moved to a global investment management enterprise, where he supported the HR department in administrative and recruiting relevant fields. As of October 2017 he joined us as Analyst Sourcing & Content Management and supports our teams in the areas of permanent placements as well as temporary assignments. Per January 2019 he joined our temporary assigments team as Junior Consultant.
Monty Haenni
Junior Consultant
Adel Harchouche achieved his business high school degree from Alte Kantonsschule Aarau and gathered first experience in client acquisition within the print media industry. Thereafter he joined a consulting company for life science professionals as a Team Assistant and Consultant taking over further responsibilities for candidate relationship as well as content marketing. As per September 2018 Adel joined kessler.vogler in his role as an Analyst Sourcing & Content Management supporting consultants in the field of candidate sourcing and in the management of our online presence. In January 2019, Adel will continue further education as a recruiter to deepen his knowledge on the latest recruiting strategies as well as to accommodate our employer branding issues more effectively.
Adel Harchouche
Junior Consultant
Gian-Luca Schmid completed his commercial apprenticeship at a swiss bank in Chur. Thereafter he gained professional experience at various banks in the front- as well as in the backoffice area. In various departments, he was responsible for the training of the practical apprentices as their instructor. In July 2018, he graduated in business administration receiving the Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Business Administration. Gian-Luca Schmid joined our team in April 2019, first as Sourcing Analyst & Content Manager and since August 2019 he took over the role as Junior Consultant.
Gian-Luca Schmid
Junior Consultant
Preeni Rebecca Mazzoleni-Jayatissa completed her commercial apprenticeship at a Swiss IT service provider. After a year abroad she gained experience during seven years in the credit & mortgage sector at different financial service companies and Swiss banks. In October 2017 Preeni Rebecca Mazzoleni-Jayatissa joined kessler.vogler, first as consultant and from October 2019 she took over the role as Analyst Sourcing & Content Management.
Preeni R. Mazzoleni
Analyst Sourcing & Content Management
Jessica Quaglia completed her commercial apprenticeship in an international forwarding company.
After that she has gained professional experience in supporting the HR department administratively and also in the recruiting of trainees. Since October 2018 she has been taking care of the administrative support of consultants in the contracting team and is the contact person for customer and candidate queries.
Jessica Quaglia
Team Assistant
Joëlle Reymond completed her commercial apprenticeship in an international financial service institution. She gained professional experience at a Mobile Banking App Provider as well as in a technical Agency for digital Live-Communication. Since September 2017 she studies Business Administration at the University of Lucerne on a part-time basis and since March 2018 she supports the kessler.vogler-team as a team assistant.
Joëlle Reymond
Team Assistant
Step by step to success.


Thanks to the successful SQS quality certification, kessler.vogler gmbh has become a member of swissstaffing, the association of personnel service providers. The membership of swissstaffing guarantees the adherence of a high level of quality of the services we provide to our clients.

kessler.vogler takes another step forward!

Working closely on various RFPs, we successfully established ourselves against some of our competitors. The positioning of kessler.vogler as one of the leading non-tech contracting partners of financial service providers acting internationally could be further strengthened.


Expansion of our competencies in the recruitment of IT specialists by founding 2parse.it gmbh. Expansion of our competencies in outplacement and careers advice by founding avants outplacement.


Anniversary celebration 11.1. kessler.vogler celebrates with candidates, clients and partners at Club Bellevue in Zurich.


Expansion of the staff recruitment/contracting division.


Obtains federal permission for private international exchange and/or recruitment.

Relocation to  the River Limmat, to the current premises at Schifflände 22 in 8001 Zurich.


Introduction of the operating system SOPROP.


Jubilee 5.5. kessler.vogler celebrates with candidates, clients and partners at Club Vertigo in Zurich.


Reorientation of the staff recruitment division.


Relocation to the old town at St. Peterhofstatt 10 in 8001 Zurich.


Founding of kessler.vogler gmbh – human capital management located at Gartenstrasse 36 in 8002 Zurich.


Emanuel Kessler and Peter Vogler join forces for the first time to recruit specialists and executives for the banking and financial services sector.

Your career with us.

Are you interested in a career in staff consulting? As one of the leading staffing providers, we are always interested to hear from new talents who share our values and knowledge. Simply send us your application documents by email or use our contact form.