Ron Saxena Egon Zehnder, Sydney
Based in Sydney, Ron Saxena advises asset management organizations, private equity firms, international banking businesses, and a range of other companies across the financial services spectrum. As a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice he offers a range of talent-centered services including executive search, recruitment, leadership assessment and development. He also provides strategic advice to CEOs, board members and leadership teams on developing key talent across their organizations.
Ron’s extensive career in financial services and private equity has given him a deep understanding of his clients’ needs. He led strategy teams at BT Financial Group (part of Westpac) in Australia and held senior roles in sales and transformation at BT Private Wealth. While at UBS Wealth Management, where he was based out of London and Zurich, Ron led investment-product teams across Europe. Earlier, Ron was with McKinsey & Company in London where he focused on the financial services, retail and energy sectors. Prior to moving to Europe, Ron spent time in private equity in California acquiring and managing technology, manufacturing and services companies. While at Bear Stearns in New York and Los Angeles, Ron worked in M&A, organizational restructuring, as well as equity and high yield transactions.
Ron earned an MBA from INSEAD in France (with distinction) and a BS in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley.