Armin Effendi

Kuala Lumpur

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Armin Effendi Egon Zehnder, Kuala Lumpur


Armin Effendi, Egon Zehnder’s office leader in Kuala Lumpur, is a Partner of our pan-ASEAN team. He advises client Board’s and Management teams on succession and leadership development in addition to search. He brings deep senior-level consulting experience and broad multicultural perspective to his work with clients having lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s Diversity and Inclusion Team.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder Armin worked in both executive and advisory roles. Armin was Director of Strategy Products at Accenture – advising clients on technology issues; Director of Consulting at KPMG – advising clients on financial issues; Senior Consultant with Bain & Company – advising clients on strategy and managing change; General Manager, International Business Development at PETRONAS where he worked on PETRONAS’ globalization; Congressional Adviser to Senator Bill Roth, US Congress where he worked on legislative issues; and Analyst and Special Assistant to the Director General, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia where he worked on national and international macro-economic strategy.

Armin earned an MSc in International Relations at University of Kent, and a BA in International Relations (Hons) at the United States International University, in the UK.

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Armin Effendi Egon Zehnder, Kuala Lumpur