Brigitte Lammers


consultant name

Brigitte Lammers Egon Zehnder, Berlin


Brigitte Lammers is a trusted advisor to global technology and communications as well as media & entertainment companies. A Certified Family Business Advisory Coach, Brigitte is active in Egon Zehnder’s Family Business Advisory and in the firm’s global Diversity and Inclusion Council. She conducts senior level executive search across general management, HR, and IT. Brigitte also provides support in board searches, board effectiveness consulting work, and talent management projects.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Brigitte was with Deutsche Telekom AG, based in Bonn, where she held various management positions in the Finance, Legal and International Division.

Brigitte studied at the Universities of Bonn in Germany and Berkeley in the US, earning law degrees and a PhD.

News and Publications

Energizing Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is stretching businesses to the limit. One of the main challenges is making the transition from rigid, hierarchical structures to the flexible, innovative forms that are needed today.

Learning to make mistakes

Digital transformation calls for a whole new attitude to making mistakes. This can involve a radical culture change: In most German companies, for example, the principle of avoiding mistakes is deeply entrenched.

The CEO as chief mediator and motivator

In many organizations digital transformation is already part of everyday life. Yet for employees this "change" isn't just something that takes a lot of getting used to – it's something that can often feel threatening, too.

A new DNA

To drive its transformation, every organization needs leading figures with digital DNA. These are people who can develop and implement business models grounded entirely in digital logic.

Identifying the right potential

Digital transformation is like a permanent revolution. It needs a CEO who can inspire both management and workforce with a clear vision – and managers at every level who can drive change forward independently and systematically.

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Does diversity need a quota?

German companies’ supervisory boards still have too few women on them – and there’s a lack of diversity overall. Does diversity call for quotas? Brigitte Lammers from Egon Zehnder in Berlin analyses the debate and explodes some popular myths.

Mannheimer Morgen – Non-Executive Female Board Members: “A wealth of top-class candidates to choose from”

How has the introduction of a legal quota on female board participation affected firms’ behavior, asks the German daily newspaper Mannheimer Morgen?

consultant name

Brigitte Lammers Egon Zehnder, Berlin