Frank Nikolaus Heckner Egon Zehnder, Zurich
Frank Nikolaus Heckner is the co-practice leader of Egon Zehnder Health in Europe and Office Leader for the firm’s Zurich office. Frank works extensively across the life sciences and industrial sectors. His work focuses on CEO and C-suite executive search and recruitment, and succession engagements. Frank is also a trusted advisor and healthcare consultant on senior leadership succession and talent management across global, European, and local biopharmaceutical, and medical device and diagnostics manufacturers.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Frank was a Divisional General Manager with Gurit, a global leader in Composite Material Solutions. Frank started his career with McKinsey & Company, where he was an associate and then an engagement manager based in Zurich. His work there included advising international medical devices manufactures, chemical producers, and industrial companies on corporate strategy and organizational issues.
Frank earned a Master of Science in Chemistry from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, as well as an MBA and a PhD in Pharma Marketing from University of Fribourg.