There is an ever expanding range of excellent products available in the market, they have never been more affordable, and there is an endless stream of marketing support programs.


But it is quality people delivering a superior level of customer service, who will provide real differentiation, sales and profits.

Automotive was the foundation on which de JAGER Executive Search was built and we remain committed to providing a full range of services to the automotive and related industries.

Our Point of Difference is Real

Our Automotive Practice Group is comprised of specialists with decades of senior management experience with major automotive companies at wholesale and retail level. We understand the industry and all its sectors. Our process is based on market knowledge and understanding.  We know how to find the best people.

We offer Total Coverage of the Automotive and Related Industries



  • Passenger Cars
  • Trucks & Buses
  • Motorcycles/ATV
  • Marine
  • Component Manufacturers
  • Machinery and Heavy Equipment

Distribution Channels 

  • Manufacturers, Importers & Distributors
  • Retail Dealers

Service Providers

  • Finance Companies
  • Fleet & Leasing
  • Dealer Service Providers
  • After Market Supplies


We cover all General Management and Senior functional roles


We have Global Connections


Through our affiliation and leadership position with IIC Partners we have representation in all the major automotive markets globally.

Kris, Jochen and Ross head the automotive team and boast a proud track record in automotive recruitment.



Kris de Jager
L33, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place 
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone +61 2 9954 5454


Jochen de Jager 
L33, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place 
Sydney NSW 2000 
Phone +61 2 9954 5454 

Ross Imray 
Level 40, 140 William Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 
Phone: +61 3 9098 8613