Timothy McNicholas


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Timothy McNicholas Egon Zehnder, Boston


Timothy McNicholas, based in Boston, is engaged across Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice as well as the firm’s Industrial Practice. He provides executive search for general managers and senior functional leaders, serving clients across pharma, diagnostics, and manufacturing. Tim is also a trusted advisor to clients across Egon Zehnder’s leadership services where he is of counsel in talent assessment and development as well as organizational change consulting.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Tim was Vice President of Executive Development at Siemens AG, where he worked directly with the CEO and CFO to develop and execute senior hiring strategies, succession planning roadmaps, and talent acceleration plans. His tenure at Siemens also covered considerable consulting expertise as Tim led the development and delivery of the executive education curriculum for the top 250 Siemens executives worldwide. As the Head of Siemens Management Consulting in New York, Tim led large-scale strategy and operational improvement projects for the Siemens businesses in North America. Earlier, Tim was a consultant with both A.T. Kearney and Booz Allen Hamilton, serving pharmaceutical and consumer products companies.

Tim earned a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University.

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consultant name

Timothy McNicholas Egon Zehnder, Boston