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Brent Magnuson

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Brent Magnuson, based in Dallas, focuses on CEO succession, C-Suite and Board work. He led Egon Zehnder’s global Retail, Apparel and Luxury Goods Practice from 2009-2019. He advises boards, CEOs, and leadership teams on succession planning, talent acquisition, and executive leadership development. Brent is also active across Egon Zehnder’s CEO, Board Consulting, and Digital practices.

I love making a difference in the lives of my clients and candidates.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Brent was Vice President of Consumer Industries & Retail with Electronic Data Systems. Prior to that, he held several executive positions at the Bombay Company, including EVP of Merchandising & Marketing. Brent launched his career in Price Waterhouse’s retail consulting division, called Management Horizons, working with clients to implement new technologies and processes.

Brent earned a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He is devoted to his family and enjoys sports and travel.

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The Next-Generation Retail CEO: Mobilising an Ecosystem of Advocates

The Next-Generation Retail CEO: Mobilising an Ecosystem of Advocates

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