Olli Laurén Egon Zehnder, Washington DC
Olli Laurén, based in Chicago, leads the Global Machinery & Industrial Technology segment of Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice. He conducts both North American and global search assignments, primarily for machinery and equipment companies, with a special focus on smart machinery and converging technologies and performance culture. Olli’s experience also includes capital intensive process industries such as pulp, paper, forest products, and steel. Olli has a significant breadth of experience conducting CEO succession and Board Director assignments and searches and is active across the firm’s CEO and Board Consulting Practices.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Olli owned and grew a quick service restaurant franchise business in Scandinavia. He started his career in the packaging industry, then worked in both the consumer and business-to-business divisions of Coats Viyella plc, a British multinational, with roles including Sales & Marketing Director, Country Managing Director, and Regional Managing Director in Portugal, Venezuela, the UK and Europe.
Olli earned a BA in Economics at University of Western Ontario and an MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.