Christian Spremberg Egon Zehnder, São Paulo
Christian Spremberg, based in São Paulo, provides senior management executive search as well as NED search, with a focus on manufacturing and process industries. He is experienced serving family owned companies and German companies operating in South America. Christian is a trusted advisor in CEO succession, board succession, and board effectiveness.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Christian was President of Reifenhäuser Ltda., the Brazilian subsidiary of a family-owned and managed German OEM, leading local industrial activities and serving clients in the plastic processing industry. Previously, he was Senior Market Manager of the Engineering Plastic Division for BASF AG in Germany, where he led a 400M€ European division producing thermoplastic polyesters, with a product portfolio serving the automotive, home appliances, and consumer electronics industries. He began his professional career as Technical Manager in Brazil for a subsidiary of Uhde GmbH, a German engineering and manufacturing company specializing in the design and construction of special bulk transportation equipment for large industrial applications.
Christian earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, and an MBA from the International Institute for Management (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.