Cesab San Diego

Michelle Blanchard - Head Administrator & Bookeeper


Michelle Blanchard is Cesab International’s Head Administrator and Bookkeeper. Michelle holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from San Diego State University. She also obtained her CPA license (currently inactive).

Michelle has worked at several local CPA firms and non-profits, and in 2011 she opened her own accounting business serving small local businesses.

She is a San Diego Native, married and has four cats.  She enjoys camping, swimming, and volunteering at San Diego Humane Society.


Cesab Sweden

Katarina Stehn - CEO, Cesab Sweden


Katarina Stehn is an ESK Certified Executive Search Consultant and the Owner & CEO of Cesab Sweden. She holds a degree in Business and Economics from the University of Luleå with additional training in Education and Employment Law. She has an extensive career spanning a variety of industries including Financial and Human Resource Management as well as Executive Leadership positions with companies such as Öhrlings PWC, Norrbottens Lantmän and Plannja AB. She is the owner and CEO of Cesab Executive Search in Sweden with responsibility for recruiting and leadership development.


Helena Forsgren - Senior Researcher with Cesab Executive Search


Helena Forsren has been a Senior Researcher with Cesab Executive Search since 2001 and is responsible for candidate management, identification, and correspondence.  In addition she has worked as an Educational Consultant, Career Counselor, and Project Manager responsible for several key initiatives.

Helena holds a Degree in Education with additional graduate level coursework and certifications within project management, career management, psychology, and sociology.


Johan Torgerstad - Search Consultant


Johan Torgerstad has over 20 years of professional experience within recruitment, leadership, and personnel management. He is a degreed officer from the Swedish Military Academy in Halmstad. His career includes numerous leadership positions and prior to joining Cesab he served as HR Manager at Pon Mining. Johan is also certified in personnel assessments.


Gunnar Berglund - Human Resource Manager


Gunnar holds a degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Umeå. He has an extensive career and professional background spanning a wide variety of industries including Human Resource Management positions within Samhall Formel and Swedish Steel AB (SSAB). Gunnar Berglund has been a Senior Search and Selection Consultant with Cesab Executive Search since the company’s inception in 1985.