Heiko Wolters Egon Zehnder, Stuttgart
Heiko Wolters, Egon Zehnder’s office leader in Stuttgart, focuses on the industrial sector with special emphasis on automotive and machinery. He serves small and medium sized companies as well as international corporations, family businesses, and private equity. Heiko’s search assignments cover the complete value chain including general management, human resources, sales, technical, and financial executives. He also provides management assessments. Heiko is active in Egon Zehnder’s CEO, Board Consulting, Private Equity, Industrial, Financial Officers, and Human Resources Practices, as well as the firm’s Family Business Advisory.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Heiko was Chief Representative and Director of Sales and Branches for Dekra Automobil AG, the leading automotive testing and safety company in Europe. Previously, he was a Manager with Arthur D. Little, helping automotive sector clients improve strategy and efficiency. Heiko began his career as a Purchasing Analyst at BMW AG.
Heiko did an apprenticeship in banking, followed by an MBA from the University of Berlin and the Ecole Superieure de Gestion in Paris. He earned his PhD from University of Berlin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he participated as a visiting scholar in the International Motor Vehicle Program (“The machine that changed the world”). Heiko has published a book on the Future of the Automotive Industry and has been a speaker at several conferences.