In memory of Cedric Meister
Cedric Meister passed away suddenly on September 9, 2015, leaving a long lasting legacy and many fond memories with the global executive search network, IMSA (International Management Search Association) partners. Cedric served for many years as Chairman of the Board and CFO of IMSA. 

Cedric, lic. oec. publ. served as Managing Partner at Topwork AG, a human resources consulting firm that provides recruitment and human resource management solutions to corporations.  He qualified specialists for national and international companies in industries such as Consumer Goods & Trade, Healthcare, Utilities/Telecommunications, Transportation/Logistics and Professional Service Advisors. He spent several years with an international industrial company active in several European countries and South Africa. He had over 20 years’ experience at leading international consultancy companies, including Head of Management Consulting at Price Waterhouse Coopers and Head of Transportation & Logistics for Management Consulting, Europe IBM Switzerland, where he managed the Consumer Goods, Retail, Life Sciences and Transportation/Logistics consultancy areas. Cedric received his degree in Economics and Business Management, lic. oec. publ. from the University of Zurich and Advanced Management Program from Wharton School of Business in the USA. 

Cedric brought to IMSA an acute sense of professionalism combined with a human touch and a strong sense of humor. We will miss his deep knowledge, keen business understanding and laughter.