Alessandra Anolli

Brussels, Luxembourg

consultant name

Alessandra Anolli Egon Zehnder, Brussels, Luxembourg


Alessandra Anolli, based in Brussels and Luxembourg, provides a full range of services from executive and board search to management appraisals and leadership consulting. She is deeply experienced in life sciences and medical devices, and also conducts executive search in the marketing function across consumer goods and industry.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alessandra worked in the medical devices sector. She was EMEAC Marketing Director Cardiac Surgery at St Jude Medical in Belgium; Business Development Manager Cardiac Surgery with Guidant Corporation in Italy; and EMEAC Product Manager Interventional Cardiology with Guidant Corporation in Belgium. Earlier in her career, Alessandra was in strategy and management consulting with Gemini Consulting and Venture Consulting in Italy. She focused on the pharmaceutical industry and engaged in Europe-wide industrial, R&D, and supply chain projects.

Alessandra earned a degree in Biomechanical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, a Generalist Engineer degree from ENSTA Paris Tech, and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

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Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

consultant name

Alessandra Anolli Egon Zehnder, Brussels, Luxembourg