Sushmitha Swaminathan Berlin
Sushmitha Swaminathan, based in Berlin, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice, with a focus on Digital, HR and Media. In addition to executive search, she provides management appraisals and leadership consulting.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Sushmitha was Head of Human Resources International at Axel Springer Germany, where she shaped and led a newly created international HR function. Earlier, as HR Manager University Marketing for Axel Springer, she focused on attracting top talent to the Group. Sushmitha started her career as a Research Associate at The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), where she worked on studies of the telecommunications market, networks and e-business in Europe.
Sushmitha earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics at University of Madras, then a Master of Science in Economics and Management Sciences as well as a Ph.D. in Industrial Economics from the Humboldt University Berlin.