"Harnessing the best local knowledge to deliver global career transition solutions"


The Career Star Group Global Board is comprised of individuals who have unsurpassed experience of every aspect of outplacement, career transition and human resources.

They lead highly successful businesses in their countries or regions but unite to share the Career Star Group vision of offering a fully ‘joined up’ business capable of offering global expertise with an essential regional flavor.


The Career Star Group is a Member-based organisation governed by a Board of Directors elected annually and composed of the six founding Members and a rotating Member-at-Large, a Board Charter and General Principles, and founded on the common intent of Members to be a leading provider of career transition services in the countries in which we operate for the global clients we serve

Cetti Galante
Cetti Galante | Career Star Group Board Member, Italy
Managing Director, INTOO.

Cetti heads the Italian operations for Career Star Group. Cetti was appointed to the role of Managing Director of INTOO in 2011. Since her appointment, she has reinforced INTOO’s position as the...

Patricia M Epperlein
Patricia M Epperlein | Career Star Group Board Member, Brazil
President, STATO

Patricia heads the Brazilian operations Career Star Group. Patricia has over 20 years’ experience in career consulting and Executive Search. Patricia joined STATO in 1991 as a Consultant and...

Rick Cobb
Rick Cobb | Career Star Group Board Member, USA
Executive Vice President, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Rick heads the US operations for Career Star Group. A 24-year veteran of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., Rick serves as Executive Vice President overseeing all relationship development,...

Rob Notman
Rob Notman | Career Star Group Board Member, Canada
Chief Operating Officer, Optimum Talent, Inc.

Rob heads the Canadian operations for Career Star Group. He is Practice Lead, Career Management for Optimum Talent Inc. and COO, Optimum Talent Ottawa.

During his career, he has held...

Sophia Von Rundstedt
Sophia von Rundstedt | Career Star Group Board Member, Germany
CEO, von Rundstedt

Sophia heads the German operations for Career Star Group. Sophia is CEO of von Rundstedt HR Partners, a leading human resources consultancy in Germany.

Since joining the company in 2003,...