Rainer Merz

Berlin

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Rainer Merz Egon Zehnder, Berlin

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Rainer Merz, based in Berlin, serves clients across the technology and telecommunications sectors, including digital companies within the portfolios of private equity and venture capital firms. A trusted advisor to both large corporations and startups, Rainer is an Associate Principal in executive search and management appraisal and active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications Practice.

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Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Rainer studied political science and macroeconomics, then joined a German Research Foundation-funded graduate program at the University of Bielefeld, conducting field research in India for over two years. He subsequently joined a Berlin-based internet startup where he served as Director Customer Operations following its successful exit to a US-based ISP. During that time, he helped merge and integrate two European online companies and managed the technology and customer support teams.

Rainer earned an MA in Public Administration and Political Science from the University of Constance and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Bielefeld and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.


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Delivering the Connected Car

Automotive OEMs must work in fundamentally new and different ways to deliver the Connected Car that consumers so clearly desire. The shift begins with objectively assessing and developing leaders’ potential to drive deep strategic change and build more open cultures that effectively integrate diverse expertise.

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Rainer Merz Egon Zehnder, Berlin

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