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1993 The British recruitment consultancy Nicholson International enters to on the Czech market. The owner and founder of the company, David Nicholson, accompanied his international clients to the markets of Central Europe, assisted them in the supply of new branches and setting up the local recruitment system.
1995 Matthew Hill, one of the most distinguished figures in Czech headhunting in the second half of the nineties, becomes Country Manager, and the company begins a period of rapid development thanks to partnerships with companies such as GE Capital, Abbott, SC Johnson, Motorola, Walt Disney, Rockwell etc.
1997 Current director Marek Novotný begins working for Nicholson International, and over the following seven years is being formed the current team of consultants.
1999-2000 The pinnacle of Nicholson International's success with 40 branches in 28 countries over the world and one of a ten world leaders in the headhunting sector. We co-operate closely with CzechInvest and a large number of start-up projects are implemented for foreign investors – Kimberly Clark (Jaroměř), Aisin Automotive (Písek) etc.
2001-2002 The global economic downturn triggered by the events of 11 September 2001 iniciated changes which lead departure of founder David Nicholson and the division of the entire international grouping among a number of owners (globally competitive groups and local management).
2003-2008 A number of significant start-up projects in the manufacturing sector were implemented – Eaton Automotive (Chomutov), Knauf Insulation (Krupka u Teplic), Aisin Europe Manufacturing Czech (Písek) and in the research and development sector – Honeywell (Global Design Centre, Brno) and Tyco (development centre of the Brno Fire & Security division) – co-operation in recruitment for Dell’s EMEA Business Centre in Bratislava, the setting-up of partnerships with our most important current clients – HVB (UniCredit Group), Honeywell, Atel, Dell, Tyco, ZVVZ, ModusLink, ČSOB, PPF etc. More than 80% of our mandate is delivered for our long-term partners.