Sarah Rome Egon Zehnder, Los Angeles
Sarah Rome, based in Los Angeles, is a member of Egon Zehnder’s global Consumer and Technology practices. She advises consumer, retail, and technology organizations on a broad range of talent-management topics, including executive search, management assessment and development, and board advisory services. Sarah has a proven track record for delivering results and leading change, fueled by her passion for the customer.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sarah was Vice President of Merchandising for Staples at the company headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, where she had profit-and-loss accountability for a $650 m business that spanned retail, eCommerce, and sales-force channels. She also held a variety of additional leadership roles at Staples, including Vice President of Customer Service and Communication, Director of Store Operations, and Consultant within the Strategy group for the US and European business. Sarah began her career as a Consultant in Accenture’s Change Management practice, based in San Francisco and Paris, where she advised retail, technology, and travel and transportation clients on topics related to people, process, and organizational strategy.
Sarah has an MBA from the Wharton School in Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Berkeley in Spanish and Portuguese.