The company has been created by 3 Senior Managers, each of them having at least over a dozen years of professional experience in the business of Executive Search & HR consultancy.

Our Team of 17 (5 partners & 12 associates) work in our Warsaw and Paris offices in 3 languages: Polish, English & French.

Dominika La Croix - Partner

Dominika La Croix, Partner with over 18 years of experience in Executive Search and HR advisory services.

Prior to joining AC Mentoring in July 1st, 2018, Dominika has been working as a Manager and Consultant in an international executive search company. Before that, she was employed on Sales & Marketing positions within different sectors, including automotive and publishing.

Dominika specializes in executive search and recruitments of top and middle managerial positions in following sectors: Logistics, Real Estate, Retail & FMCG, Industrial Equipment as well as outplacements programs and assessment/ development center projects.

She covers with her projects CEE region including Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, as well as Ukraine and Germany.

Dominika is a graduate of Jagiellonian University in Kraków.

Magdalena Nieć - Managing Partner

Magdalena Nieć Managing Partner with over 20 years of professional experience in Executive Search, HR Advisory and general management.

She executed several hundreds of recruitment projects from middle to top managerial positions, both in Poland and in the CEE Region.

Experienced in the following areas: different type of production & technical companies including Robotics & Automotive, Construction & Real Estate, IT Services, Medical, FMCG & Retail, Service Sector including SSC/ BPO, she also performs as an Assessor, a Coach and a Business Trainer and a certified user of various psychometric tools.

From 2007 to 2013 she conducted a number of training courses for multiple companies organized by a European Union Operational Program for Poland called “Human Capital”. Since 2009 she has been managing successfully the Polish subsidiary of a French Executive Search group and from July 1st 2018 onwards: AC Mentoring in Poland.

Franck Tourtois - Partner

Franck Tourtois - Partner

Over the last 25 years, he has specialized in:

- Leadership Development and Management, delivering Management Coaching/Mentoring for individuals and teams, as well as Assessment/Development Centers

- Career Optimization, carrying out Outplacement programs or some rare Executive Search assignments

- Team Empowerment and Responsive Shared Governance, facilitating collective purpose sessions (vision, values…) and rolling out change programs.

Izabela Strzałkowska - Recruitment Consultant

Izabela, who holds a master's degree in Public Health and Health Care Management, has five years of professional experience in the Clinical Research Industry. Her approach to recruitment is to focus on understanding and recognizing the unique values and skills of each candidate.

Izabela's experience in Public Administration supports her professional development goals in continuing business role.

Her recruitment expertise includes the Manager and Director level in Marketing, Sales, Logistics, and Medicine. She is also interested in International Relations, History, Medicine and Sport.

Joanna Banaszkiewicz - Recruitment Consultant

Joanna is currently serving as a Research Consultant for AC Mentoring.

Her main responsibility is to identify, contact, and recruit the best candidates for Specialist, Manager, and Director opportunities. She uses both her interpersonal and organizational skills to assist in securing positions to fill these critical roles.

Jakub Piotrowski - Recruitment Consultant

Jakub, who graduated in Clinical Psychology, excels in using his creativity and persistence to match the right candidate with the right position. Jakub focuses on both the quality of candidate as well as their positive experience during the recruitment process.

He has many interests including Psychological, Philosophical and Sociological issues. He enjoys many different sports, especially the German Bundesliga.


Our clients are international companies of all sizes, from listed global corporations to family-owned SME’s.

We support the empowerment of their teams and help all parties cooperate more efficiently.

70% of our clients are industrial companies: Different type of Production Companies, Construction & Building Equipment, Industrial Equipment, Automotive,  FMCG, Pharma & Medical Devices. 30% are service firms: Logistics & Distribution, Medical Services, Real Estate, Financial Services, IT Services, Retail.