Brian Reinken


consultant name

Brian Reinken Egon Zehnder, Dallas


Brian Reinken, based in Dallas, focuses on the consumer and technology sectors, specializing in consumer devices, retail, luxury and digital. He works with CEOs and boards of the world’s leading consumer brands on CEO and C-Suite executive search, succession planning and board consulting. Brian is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Chief Financial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and Human Resources Practices. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in the firm, including leading the US Practice as Managing Partner.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Brian was a Director with Compaq Computer (now HP), based in Houston, where he led the development and growth of Earlier, he was general manager of Compaq’s printer division and led strategic planning and business development. Previously, Brian was a Senior Consultant with Gemini Consulting. He began his career in a variety of finance and marketing roles at Amoco Corporation (now BP) in Chicago.

Brian earned a BA in Finance from University of Texas and an MBA from University of Chicago.

News and Publications

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.

We All Play a Role: Taking Action to Make Our Daughters’ Dreams a Reality

As a father, I have been blessed to see the world through the eyes of my two sons and three daughters, with my oldest two children now in college and another two about to enter college.

consultant name

Brian Reinken Egon Zehnder, Dallas