Karl W. Alleman Egon Zehnder, Chicago
Karl Alleman, Egon Zehnder’s US Managing Partner, meets industrial clients’ most important senior leadership needs. Karl led the creation and launch of Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice in North America and brings a proven track record to his work as a trusted advisor to global multi-nationals, private equity firms, and family-owned enterprises. His industrial experience covers a wide spectrum of sectors including automotive and commercial vehicles, aerospace, capital equipment, automation and electrical, packaging, consumer durables, logistics, and distribution. Karl focuses on CEO search and CEO succession, board search, and other C-level searches to help clients meet their growth, globalization, innovation, and policy challenges.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Karl was President and CEO of a private equity-owned capital equipment manufacturer, Director of Strategy and BU General Manager with Amoco Retail Marketing, and Senior Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company. Karl began his career as a production engineer on the plant floor with Merck & Co., Inc.
Karl earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Chicago.