Carsten Wundrack


consultant name

Carsten Wundrack Egon Zehnder, Hamburg


Carsten Wundrack is a deeply experienced executive search and recruitment consultant leading high level global searches and providing talent strategy advice to clients in the chemical industry, in the mining/materials and process industry, and in medical devices. Based in Hamburg, Carsten also offers special expertise in China, frequently advising clients on the Sino-German axis, including inbound and outbound M&A. In addition, he advises clients on organizational design, change programs, and transformational leadership.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Carsten was Sales Director Asia Pacific with BASF, based at the East Asia Regional Headquarters in Hong Kong. Previously, Carsten was Chief of Staff to BASF's Chief Financial Officer in Germany. He began his professional career working in accounting and corporate finance roles in BASF's finance department. Earlier, Carsten was an Academic Assistant at the University of Göttingen’s Department of Accounting and Industrial Management.

Carsten earned an MA and PhD in Business Administration from University of Göttingen. He was also a Research Fellow and Visiting Teacher in Corporate Finance at San Diego State University in the US.

News and Publications

Leading Chinese Cross-Cultural Acquisitions

The marked increase in Chinese acquisitions of Western industrial firms is a natural consequence of China’s emergence onto the global economic stage.

The Chemical Way in Talent Management

Can outstanding, professional people decisions help companies in the chemical industry rise to the challenges that lie ahead and add real value? What are these industry challenges and what exactly does “Talent Management” mean?

consultant name

Carsten Wundrack Egon Zehnder, Hamburg


Carsten Wundrack

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