December 4, 2015 at 9:36 am

History Alum Is VP for International Development at Search Firm’s Europe Offices

Ohio University alumni Bob Mansfield ’11 is Vice President for International Development at Mansfield & Associates, a firm that provides executive search services in the United States, Europe and Australia.

Bob Mansfield

Bob Mansfield

Mansfield is currently working at the firm’s Eastern Europe offices in Budapest, Hungary. He earned a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & Sciences, with a focus on European history, Russian language and international business consulting. He also converses in Hungarian, Serbian an dUkrainian.

In Hungary, Mansfield also has been named to the Fulbright Hungarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange. Fulbright is the flagship international exchange scholarship program between the United States and 166 countries, supported by the U.S. Congress and partner governments worldwide.

The Commission’s Board is a bi-national policy-making and supervisory body consisting of 10 members, five citizens of the United States and five citizens of Hungary. Members are appointed by the U.S. Ambassador to Budapest and the Hungarian Minister of Education, respectively, for two-year terms. The governments of the U.S. and Hungary are represented by two members each; the others are university professors and representatives of the private sector.

Mansfield also has served on the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, a non-governmental, non-political and financially independent organization representing nearly 400 members in Hungary.

About Bob Mansfield: “Bob brings experience in the field of International Consulting and Research. Working out of Budapest, Hungary, he provides research, recruiting, and consulting services throughout the European market within the manufacturing, banking, financial, pharmaceutical, laboratory, biomedical, health care, enterprise software, sports, hospitality, and retail fields. He has worked in Hungary and Serbia for the Simonyi Consulting Center, focusing on entrepreneurship, commercialization and innovation. In addition to his consulting and research work internationally, he has been affiliated with the George Voinovich School of Entrepreneurship and the Appalachian Regional Entrepreneurial Group with Ohio University serving small businesses in the Appalachian Region, Ohio and West Virginia,” according to the Mansfield & Associate website.

“Bob’s diverse experience working with European business owners and entrepreneurs is a valuable asset in understanding the changing international business model and its impact on national companies looking to expand utilizing a worldwide talent pool.”

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