Dietmar Austrup, based in Düsseldorf, coleads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice in Germany. In addition to executive search for regional and global companies, he provides advice on leadership development, team and board effectiveness, and CEO succession.
I strive to deeply understand clients’ challenges and support them on their journey. I’m passionate about bringing insights to the table that you can only gain by listening and learning every day.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Dietmar was at the Gerling Insurance Group, where he led major change initiatives as the global Director of Human Resources after being in charge of various strategic projects. He originally joined Gerling as an Assistant to the Management Board. Earlier in his career, Dietmar was a Frankfurt-based Consultant at KPMG.
Dietmar earned an MA in business administration from the European School of Business in Reutlingen and London, and also completed the Senior Executive Program of the London Business School. Outside of work, he is passionate about his family and friends and loves playing sports of all kinds.