Jacob Rasin


consultant name

Jacob Rasin Egon Zehnder, Stockholm


Jacob Rasin, based in Stockholm, focuses on life sciences including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology as well as healthcare services. Jacob also serves clients in industrial goods, consumer goods, services, transportation and logistics, more often than not within the private equity sector. He conducts executive search for the entire spectrum of senior roles such as CEOs, CFOs, business area leaders, as well as search for board members and advisory roles. He also supports clients in management appraisals and leadership development initiatives.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jacob was President & CEO of publicly traded Stille AB, a fully integrated surgical products company with global operations. Before that, he held a number of roles with global medical device company Gambro, such as VP Strategic Accounts and In-center Care Marketing for the Americas, based in Colorado, as well as Global Key Account manager based in Sweden. Prior to Gambro he was Head of Group Business Control with Green Cargo, and he started his career as a management consultant and project leader with consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Jacob earned his MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, during which time he also attended an international exchange program at the MBA program of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He is a graduate of the Swedish Armed Forces Language Academy in Uppsala.

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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

Jacob Rasin Egon Zehnder, Stockholm