Christian Fischer


consultant name

Christian Fischer Egon Zehnder, Copenhagen


Christian Fischer, office leader in Copenhagen, is a trusted advisor in C-suite executive search at both the local and international levels. He serves global consumer companies as well as clients in industry and energy across Europe. Christian conducts executive search for consumer business leaders, operations leaders, and CFOs as well as CEOs and other senior leaders for private equity portfolio companies. He also provides leadership assessment, team effectiveness consulting, and accelerated integration support to leaders transitioning into new roles. Being fluent in German, he is also involved in assignments with and across our German-speaking offices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Christian was Managing Director Nordic Region with UK-based Innocent Drinks. Previously, Christian was Group Operations Director with Carlsberg Breweries, based in Copenhagen, where he led the central supply chain function with responsibility for business development and large-scale production and logistics improvement programs across Europe. Christian began his career at Boston Consulting Group in Copenhagen, where he was deeply involved in strategy development and performance improvement programs for clients in telecommunications, operations, and industrial goods across Scandinavia.

Christian earned an MSc from Copenhagen Business School and a Master of International Management (CEMS) from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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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

Christian Fischer Egon Zehnder, Copenhagen