The Industry Expert


At BUECKER & PARTNERS, Chris Buecker stands for industry focus and insider expertise of technical consumer goods (TCG) retailing.

Chris founded the International TCG Retail Summit, the leading international electrical retail and electrical industry conference and network platform. Previously, he was the long-term CEO of Expert International, a leading European electrical retail organisation based in Zug/Switzerland.

For many years, Chris was also a member of the European Central Bank’s CEO dialogue group from the non-financial business sector. Here, European industry and business activity trends as discerned and monitored by leading European companies, were reported to the ECB’s executive board and to national central bank governors.

Given his longstanding operational experience, Chris combines inside and outside views of industry, ranging from manufacturers to retailers, and guarantees that your search will be focused and to the point.


BUECKER & PARTNERS’ research team has accumulated more than 20 years of HR research experience at three of the most reputable executive search companies, i.e., Heidrick & Struggles, Russell Reynolds Associates, and Spencer Stuart.

Method skills in selecting candidates are what our work is based on. A candidate is deemed convincing if s/he exhibits

  • Professional skills
  • Leadership strengths and eloquence
  • Personal skills

Internationally networked. Superbly methodical. Independent.