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After 25 years of continual growth, the telecommunications industry is now in a period of transformational change, driven by increased customer expectations, new digital entrants, high capital costs, commodification, and regulatory complexity. At Egon Zehnder, our Telecommunications Practice has partnered with nearly half of the world's top 100 telecom companies to help them build the leadership teams they need to drive innovation and manage change at scale.

Our leadership solutions reach across the organization. We help companies in telecommunication industry assess their current organizational structure, culture, and leadership capabilities and chart a path to new business models and a more competitive position. We have worked with more than 175 telcos, telco service providers and device companies over the past decade to manage their CEO succession. Our global reach and One Firm perspective enables us to partner with colleagues across the firm to find and develop executives from consumer, digital, manufacturing, and other industries who can bring fresh perspectives and insights. We also know how to help companies in telecommunication industry position themselves to stand out in a fiercely competitive talent market.

We look forward to helping you transform your organization.

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Kal Bittianda

Kal Bittianda

New York

Based in New York, Kal Bittianda is a trusted advisor for helping companies and leaders leverage and harness technology.

Chris Patrick

Chris Patrick

Dallas

Chris Patrick is the Global Head of Egon Zehnder’s Technology Officers Practice. Based in Dallas, he advises CEOs and boards on recruitment,…

Valerie Spriet

Valerie Spriet

Toronto

Valerie Spriet, based in Toronto, leads Egon Zehnder’s North American Executive Assessment and Development Practice and the Canadian Technology and…

Alain Serhan

Alain Serhan

Montreal, New York, Toronto

Alain plays a key role in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity and Technology & Communications practices and coleads the firm’s global Digital Health…

Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez

Bogotá

Based in Bogotá, Carlos Rodríguez leads Egon Zehnder’s Andean Region office and the Consumer Practice for Latin America. Carlos and his colleagues…

Fiona Packman

Fiona Packman

London

Based in London, Fiona Packman leads Egon Zehnder’s Professional Services Practice there.

Sven Petersen

Sven Petersen

London

​A German-Brazilian living in London, Sven Petersen advises on leadership talent and development across sectors but spends most of his time in the…

Luis Carvajal

Luis Carvajal

Madrid, Barcelona

Luis Carvajal, based in Madrid and Barcelona, is Egon Zehnder’s office leader in Spain. He is active in the firm’s Technology and Communications…

Hélène Reltgen

Hélène Reltgen

Paris

Hélène Reltgen, a core member of Egon Zehnder’s global Board and CEO practices, led the firm’s global and European Technology &…

Kiné Seck Mercier

Kiné Seck Mercier

Paris, Johannesburg

Kiné Seck Mercier, based in Paris, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice, with particular expertise in the digital and…

Frédéric Lepoutre

Frédéric Lepoutre

Paris

Frédéric Lepoutre, based in Paris, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Media/Entertainment and Retail Practices where he is a trusted advisor to…

David Majtlis

David Majtlis

Amsterdam

David Majtlis, based in Amsterdam, co-ordinates the firm’s Technology and Communications Practice in EMEA and leads the Semiconductor Practice.

Diederik Amery

Diederik Amery

Brussels, Luxembourg

Diederik Amery, based in Brussels and Luxembourg, provides executive and board search, individual and team appraisals, and leadership development…

Morten Tveit

Morten Tveit

Oslo

Morten Tveit is based in Scandinavia and has deep expertise in leadership coaching and development, organization design, capability building…

Hartmuth von Maltzahn

Hartmuth von Maltzahn

Düsseldorf

Based in Düsseldorf, Hartmuth von Maltzahn is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial and Technology and Communications practices as well as in the firm’s…

Michael Ensser

Michael Ensser

Hamburg, Zurich

Michael Ensser, based in Hamburg and Zurich, is a member of the Board of Directors of Egon Zehnder. He previously led the Firm’s German Practice as…

Thought Leadership on Telecommunications

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