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About French Exec

French Exec is a Paris and Normandy based business with sister companies in London, UK and Dusseldorf, Germany, members of the Cornerstone International Group of companies, an association of executive search companies that are individually owned but united through their concept of high quality service for global recruitment needs.

Today, Cornerstone International Group has 70 offices in almost every major business centre. We provide global reach and local high quality services to clients ranging from the world’s largest multi-national corporations to small local companies. See more about Cornerstone here:  

Our team

French Exec is led by two experienced recruiters who are fluent in recruitment for international markets. Both members of Cornerstone International Group they have a wealth of combined experience in helping match great employers with the perfect candidates. 


Justin Mills

Justin has been working in recruitment in the France and the UK for more than 20 years. Placing candidates in roles which span a diverse range of business to business sectors. His approach has been described as, “methodical, well thought through and professional”.    Over his years in the industry he has developed a broad view of best practice and an understanding of how much value great talent can add to a business.

Educated at Rennes University in France and Birmingham in the UK and having spent a year teaching in a French school, Justin speaks fluent French, intermediate Italian and basic Spanish and German. He works globally with clients in North America and Asia as part of the Cornerstone Group and is ideally placed to assess cultural fit for the French and International market. Living in both France and the UK.

Gerhard Benneck

Gerhard has an international background. He is a US citizen but grew up in Germany, France and the US. Returning to Europe after his studies he lived in Luxembourg, Brussels, and Germany.

Gerhard established an executive search company in 1988 and has been working in the field ever since. In 2000 he started to specialise in helping international companies come to Europe, by finding the right people to allow them to expand their business. He has been responsible for placing country managers, commercial directors, sales managers and other sales staff, financial directors, etc.

Gerhard speaks fluent English, German, and French.

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Calling from France
02 33 69 51 86

Calling from abroad
00 33 23 36 95 186