Jörg K. Ritter Egon Zehnder, Berlin
Jörg Ritter, based in Berlin, is global co-leader of Egon Zehnder’s Family Business Advisory and is active in the firm’s CEO and Financial Officers Practices. Jörg advises medium-sized and family companies in the evaluation and appointment of candidates for senior management and supervisory roles. Jörg also provides expert counsel in top-level succession planning and on issues concerning family and corporate governance in family companies. He works with strategic partners to lead educational programs for family business CEOs, advisory boards and supervisory boards on developing the next generation.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jörg was a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Company. Previously, he was a consultant and assistant to the Executive Board at the Federal Trust Agency (Treuhand) Berlin and led the competition policy subdivision at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Jörg earned an MA and PhD in Economics from The Berlin School of Economics. Since 2003 he has been a lecturer at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences, where he co-initiated the launch of the master’s course “Labour and Human Resources Management” and serves as Chairman of the program’s 12-person Advisory Board. Since 2014 he has served as a Professor of Human Resources & Leadership at Quadriga University Berlin. Since 2005 Jörg is also Chairman of a citizens’ association that works to design and develop an 18-hectare park in Berlin.