“We only do, what we do best:
Searching and recruiting sought-after experts and executives
for Western industrial companies in China.”

Headhunting: an artless art

Wehrle + Partner (w+p) is a retained executive recruiting firm based in Shanghai. Established in 2006 we fill senior business and functional positions all over China with Chinese and international candidates. Our clients are mainly headquartered in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and other Western countries. They come from a broad range of industries producing capital equipment, industrial components, high-end consumer goods and other complex products and services. We utilize proven headhunting procedures and tools characterized by customer intimacy, high familiarity with Chinese and Western culture and a rigorous selection process.

Our work is based on pre-payment and exclusivity only.

w+p has seven permanently employed consultants and is fully licensed by the Shanghai Municipal Human Resource Bureau.


We do business like our clients do it: Down-to-earth yet professional. Our thinking, our behavior and our working style are based on the following four core values:

  • Trustworthiness
  • Quality
  • Clarity
  • Target orientation

To be a pragmatic, realistic and reliable partner for Western corporations in China.

w+p facts at a glance

13 years experience in executive search in China

More than 300 candidates placed in 80 companies since 2006

High share of repeat business from our clients

State of the art, interactive database with 20,000 hand-picked local and international candidates

Officially registered under HR License No. 3101010062

10th Anniversary Party, May 2016
Historic Shanghai Race Club

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