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Frank Alexa

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Based in Düsseldorf, Frank Alexa leads the European Consumer Practice at Egon Zehnder and advises clients in consumer goods and retail. With expertise in digital, e-commerce, and omnichannel, Frank specializes in board and CEO work. He is a valued consultant to international corporations, family-owned and medium-sized companies, and startups.

I care and I’m at my best when I can challenge your thinking and help you to see the bigger picture and make a change.

Frank was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Cologne before joining Egon Zehnder. He consulted on strategy development, digital business transformation, and category management with clients from Europe, Africa, and Australia. He began his career as a Project Manager at Bilfinger Berger Concessions in Sydney.

Frank has a diploma in business administration from Mannheim University and a PhD in business administration from the Institute for Marketing and Management of Leibniz University Hannover. An interior design aficionado, he is also passionate about football and wrote his doctoral thesis on the brand personalities of football clubs.

Frank Alexa ist Leiter der europäischen Consumer Praxisgruppe und hat sich auf den Konsumgütersektor und den Handel spezialisiert, insbesondere auf die Bereiche Digital, E-Commerce und Omnichannel. Er unterstützt Unternehmen bei der Besetzung von Führungspositionen und konzentriert sich hierbei insbesondere auf Vorstands- und Geschäftsführungs-Positionen sowie E-Commerce- und Digitalexperten. Frank Alexa berät Familienunternehmen und internationale Konzerne ebenso wie Start-ups und Mittelständler.

Vor seinem Eintritt bei Egon Zehnder war Frank Alexa Engagement Manager bei McKinsey & Company in Köln. Dort beriet er Unternehmen aus Europa, Afrika und Australien zu den Themen Strategieentwicklung, Digital Business Transformation und Category Management. Seine Karriere begann er als Projektmanager bei Bilfinger Berger Concessions in Sydney.

Frank Alexa erwarb sein Diplom in Betriebswirtschaft an der Universität Mannheim. In diesem Fach promovierte er auch am Institut für Marketing und Management der Leibniz Universität Hannover.

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