Dietmar Austrup


consultant name

Dietmar Austrup Egon Zehnder, Düsseldorf


Dietmar Austrup, based in Düsseldorf, co-leads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice in Germany. Dietmar provides regional and global executive search and conducts executive assessments. He is a trusted advisor in leadership development, team effectiveness, board effectiveness, board search, and CEO succession.


Dietmar started his career as a Consultant at KPMG Management Consulting, based in Frankfurt, where he worked primarily with clients in financial services. He was subsequently with Gerling Insurance Group for ten years, starting as Assistant to the Management Board, then leading various strategic projects before taking on roles in HR management and becoming worldwide Director of Human Resources, a role which included leading major change initiatives.

Dietmar holds an MA in Business Administration from the European School of Business (ESB), Reutlingen/London. He has also completed the SEP-Program at London Business School.

News and Publications

Roadmap to Marketing Excellence – Survey among Leading Insurance Companies in Germany

What role does marketing play today in insurance companies? How great is its influence and what level of competence has been achieved? To answer these questions Egon Zehnder surveyed thirteen leading insurance companies headquartered in Germany from the end of 2011 to the beginning of 2012.

consultant name

Dietmar Austrup Egon Zehnder, Düsseldorf