Susanne Drechsel

Senior Recruiter

  • Recruiter with passion
  • Many years of professional experience in the international personnel business
  • Multi-tasking and hands-on mentality
  • Expert in building hypergrowth and fast paced organizations (HR related)

Core competencies

  • Specialized in International HRM, focus: 360 Recruiting, Talent Acquisition Management, HR development, people management, building new organizational units in EMEA; APAC; US, HR process optimization.
  • Industry Knowledge: Aviation, Tourism, Business Consulting, Media, Construction, Engineering, Private Equity, Software Development,
  • Area of expertise: Customer Success & Service, Foreign Languages Recruitment, Marketing, Sales, HR, Innovation, Healthcare, Business Development, Director, VP
  • 2019 – today
    CEO & Founder of DS Global Talent Management, Cape Town


  • 2015 – 2018
    Team leader, trainer, quality analyst & recruiter at Lufthansa InTouch in Cape Town


  • 2010 – 2012
    Human Resources Administrator at VW Motorenwerke Chemnitz
  • 2012 – 2014
    Master studies International Management and Organisation Studies, focus: International Human Resources Management, Change Management and Leadership at TU Chemnitz & UKZN Durban


  • 2007 – 2011
    Bachelor studies at TU Chemnitz – Business Administration with focus on Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour, Marketing