Karsten M. De Clerck

Brussels, Luxembourg

consultant name

Karsten M. De Clerck Egon Zehnder, Brussels, Luxembourg

About

Karsten De Clerck focuses on consumer, retail, and industrial clients, particularly for board, ceo and executive committee leadership topics. He works out of the Luxembourg and Brussels offices, which he leads.

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Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Karsten was with Callebaut International in a variety of sales and marketing leadership roles, the last of which was Sales and Marketing Director for the UK and Ireland. Karsten started his career as an Associate with McKinsey & Company, based in Brussels and Paris.

Karsten earned a Masters in Commercial Engineering from the Solvay School of Economics and Management of the Free University of Brussels, and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He is Past and Honorary President of the INSEAD Alumni Association of Belgium. Karsten is also a member of the non-executive board of the Free University of Brussels (V.U.B.) and Chairman of its Nomination and Remuneration committee.


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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

Karsten M. De Clerck Egon Zehnder, Brussels, Luxembourg