Dominique Laffy


consultant name

Dominique Laffy Egon Zehnder, London


Dominique, based in London, focuses on global CEO and supervisory board appointments. Her clients span multiple sectors including retail, consumer goods, media and business services. Dominique advises boards of listed corporations as well as private equity investors across a broad spectrum of their talent needs, spanning CEO appointments, board assembly and board effectiveness, leadership team assessment and development. Dominique sits on our Partner Evaluation Committee. She brings prior experience as an investor in digital media and e-commerce ventures.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Dominique spent nine years in management consulting, first with Bain & Company and subsequently with McKinsey & Company, based in New York and London. Her consulting practice focused on strategic and marketing-related issues facing global business-to-consumer clients ranging from retail financial services to packaged goods. She subsequently joined a growth capital fund called Global Retail Partners whose core investors were Carrefour, Microsoft, and DLJ. There, she invested in e-commerce and online media businesses.

Dominique earned an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, an MA in Entrepreneurship from HEC, and an MSc in Aeronautical Engineering from the French National School of Aeronautics and Space.

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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

Dominique Laffy Egon Zehnder, London