Executive profiling is an excellent instrument in which the personality profile of an executive manager is rendered as transparent as possible. Here, the diagnostic methodology of personality analysis is combined with professional executive search methodology. Subsequently compared is the ideal fit of the executive manager, i.e. the degree of match to the target profile of the position and the corporate culture. In this context, essential areas of the executive manager are highlighted: personal value systems, C-level skills and skills clusters, essential leadership skills, intrinsic motivation and life motives as well as a psychometric strengths profile.