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Who we are

AppleSearch is an executive search company founded in Bucharest, in 2000 by Englishman Paul Wood, with the aim of providing international companies present in Romania with the best candidates and the best standard of service.

What makes us stand out? Intelligence, integrity, creativity.

We treat our clients and candidates with respect. Respect means treating them fairly and honestly and honouring confidences. We aim to find imaginative solutions to the challenges with which we are presented.

• We offer a tailored service to the client’s specific needs.
• We have a database of over thirty thousand candidates, covering all sectors of the economy.
• We are generally recognised as leaders in legal and finance recruitment and we have wide experience in sourcing candidates in sales, marketing, advertising, public relations, real estate and construction, engineering, oil and gas and FMCG.

Paul Wood, Managing Director

Has been working in recruitment in Romania since 1998. He read History and Law at Queens’ College, Cambridge and holds Diplomas in Law and Legal Practice from the College of Law, London. He worked in the House of Lords and as a political risks insurance broker in Lloyds’ of London before working in executive search.

In Romania he worked for Antal International before setting up AppleSearch in 2000. He writes articles for the press about a variety of subjects and in his spare time is writing a book about Bucharest.

Ondina Liţă, Senior Consultant

Has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in HR Management.

Ondina has seven years' experience as an HR Consultant with AppleSearch and she is specialised in financial recruitment. She manages projects and has worked on some tough assignments for leading financial services companies.

Ondina Liţă - H.R. Senior Consultant
Mobile: 0723641910

Anca Velcescu, Recruitment Manager

Has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology.

Anca has nine years' experience as an HR Consultant that includes end-to-end search and selection processes of senior specialists and managerial roles. Specialized in engineering, finance, human resources, marketing and sales recruitment.

Anca Velcescu - Recruitment Manager
Mobile: 0730 593 928