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Roalnd Wadl - Founder and Managing Partner

Qualitas Hoffmann Reed is a global integrated 

Executive Search and Human Resources Consulting company. 

We provide holistic leadership solutions which accelerate

and optimise business performance.

Accross the world, we are trusted to find, assess and develop

exeptional senior talent in the most efficcient way. 

Roland Wadl, Founder and Managing Partner



  • Qualitas Management Consulting is a privately owned and innovative European Human Resources consulting company.


  • Active in Western and Eastern Europe, Qualitas has been established with one prime goal: the delivery of concrete business and result-oriented solutions. 


  • With its in-depth direct market experience and the strength of its regional management and project team, Qualitas works across major industry sectors.


  • Our expert know-how, international focus and integral view towards our clients' challenges guarantee a level of service, commitment and diligence that reaches far beyond the pure delivery of management talent. 


  • Our main values include commitment, focus, and competence through which a  professional, pro-active and partnership-centered working relationship with our clients is established.



  • Qualitas was established in 2000 with a clear focus on supporting clients in key markets in Central & Eastern Europe as well as in the emerging markets of the Middle East and Asia.


  • Our office is located in Vienna, Austria. From here we serve a strong client base from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. 


  • Our company is organised as a partnership, founded by search professionals from international organisations and senior executives.


  • We can rely on an experienced regional project and research management team and are proud of our own in-house research department with international search experience and language capabilities.

International scope


Based in Vienna, Austria, our business model is built on an international approach combined with centralised market research capabilities. Our clients mainly reside in Austria, Germany or Switzerland. But for their search assignments they expect from us a genuine international approach: Qualitas supports clients in those regions where they have a business need. In many of the countries we have already gathered intense search and consulting experience.


Following our high-quality approach, assignments will always be handled from your mandated consultant directly, irrespective of the region you choose to work with us. In some regions or for specific industries we work with trusted partners with who we share a common vision, approach and understanding of quality. Our Partner Companies are located in the US, Europe, Africa, The Middle East and APAC.




in Germany is our partner for Retail & Consumer Goods  and the top choice for Executive Search in the European fashion business focussing on fashion, luxury goods, footwear, sports and living/interior design. Qualitas and Hartmann Consultants cooperate on joint assignments and exchanges of best practices.




"If we are not there yet - we develop the market for you."

We have conducted successful consulting and search mandates in:

  • Germany, Austria and Switzerland

  • Eastern Europe and South-East Europe

  • Russia and the former Soviet Union

  • The Middle East (UAE and Saudi Arabia)

  • Italy, France and the Benelux

  • United Kingdom and Ireland

  • Scandinavia

  • Asia (Singapore, Malaysia and China)

  • Australia


Our values


Our team

Roland Wadl

Managing Partner & Founder

With 25 years of experience in global executive search, recruitment and human resources management, Roland is driven by a passion for truly understanding what is needed to make organisations successful and prosperous, bringing a holistic approach to his work. He believes in the art of finding the best match between talented individuals and companies that share core values such as leadership, diversity and respect.


Roland is a founding member and co-owner of Qualitas Hoffmann Reed and has placed many high-profile executives in more than thirty countries across the world, from Europe to The Middle East, to Asia and the USA.


His global experience has helped him to develop a truly international mindset, enabling him to rapidly adapt to new cultures and to guide clients through challenging processes. An ability to listen to and understand a client’s needs — sometimes before they do — is a strength that makes Roland a strong, empathetic and sought-after consultant.


Roland studied psychology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna and holds an MSc. in International HR Management and an MAS in Organisational Development.



Philipp Lioznov

Consultant & Social Media Expert

Half Russian, half German Philipp was born and raised in Hamburg and came to Vienna to study Psychology at the University of Vienna. For the past years, Philipp has been working on assignments within the technology segment as well as for higher sales & marketing positions. 


As a positive and energetic personality he is capable of finding solutions for any given issue and knows how to communicate his motivation and enthusiasm to candidates and clients alike. 


Philipp holds a Master Degree in Psychology and is trained to become a Psychotherapist.



Hannes Edermayer

Associate Consultant

Hannes' professional background as a teacher working in both children and adult education gives him a broad perspective on how to enfold potential in candidates. As chorister at one of Austrians most renowned choirs he had the opportunity to travel the world at young age which laid the foundation for his curiosity, interest in various cultures and open-minded approach to each individual personality. 


He works across most industries, preferably with a strong international background and focusses additionally on personal growth and career coaching activities. 


Hannes holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the Pedagogical University of Vienna.



Dr. Rudolf Arlt

Senior Advisor and Head of the Advisory Board

Rudolf Arlt is Senior Advisor with Qualitas Management Consulting and chairs the advisory board. In this role he supports Qualitas in corporate development and high-level search mandates.


Originally having an industrial background as CEO with Zellstoff Pöls AG and later as Chief Executive Officer and Speaker of the Board with Mannesmann AG in Austria, Dr. Arlt was always active as important sponsor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. In 1998 he became CEO of Bösendorfer, Austria’s famous piano manufacturer.


Rudolf Arlt studied Business Administration at Vienna University of Economics and holds a Ph.D in Economics. Rudolf Arlt received the Golden Award for Merits of the Republic of Austria and of the Federal State of Styria.



Erik Oliver Eyb

Senior Advisor

Erik Oliver Eyb is Senior Advisor with Qualitas Management Consulting supporting the company in corporate development and search mandates with a focus on Sales and Marketing functions as well as Technology.


Erik has four years of experience in Executive Search and prior to that held senior functions in the field of sales and business development with leading industrial manufacturing companies. Currently, he is Sales Director Europe for a German automotive supplier. 


Erik studied Business Administration with a focus on marketing and human resources management  at the University of Applied Sciences, Stralsund.



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