Paul Fakhri

Lyon, Paris

consultant name

Paul Fakhri Egon Zehnder, Lyon, Paris


Paul Fakhri, based in Paris and Lyon, focuses on industry and offers particularly deep expertise in building components, building materials, and building equipment. He is a trusted advisor on CEO succession and senior leadership development, serving mid-size companies, entrepreneurs, family businesses, and private equity firms. Paul also works closely with several boards on key governance issues. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial, Private Equity, CEO, Supply Chain, and Financial Officers Practices, and in the firm’s Family Business Advisory.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Paul was a Senior Manager with Accenture, based in Paris, where he managed large-scale transformation programs. Previously, Paul was a Lean manufacturing and production management expert working in Valeo Lighting manufacturing sites in Italy and France.

Paul earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, and an MBA from Collège des Ingénieurs, also in Paris.

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Building Components Practice Profile

Building components, an important sector of the global industry, is still highly fragmented. Although the larger industry players are becoming more and more global, the vast majority of business is still done by local or national SMEs, often under local building regulations and standards.

consultant name

Paul Fakhri Egon Zehnder, Lyon, Paris