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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 Family Business Advisory. He is expert at finding top talent to fill senior executive positions, particularly CEOs, general managers, CFOs, IT executives, operations managers, and sales-and-marketing executives.

I’m passionate and really get involved when a client needs my help, whether it’s for finding a successor or adapting to a new business situation. My natural curiosity also helps.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Hartmuth was the CEO of L-1 Identity Solutions AG, the German subsidiary of an American defense contractor. He also served as the CEO of Visiomed AG, a German company that makes skin cancer detection systems. Earlier, Hartmuth was the Vice President of Sales at ABB Automation Products and worked for ABB Management Consulting as a Senior Consultant based in New York, Mannheim, and Heidelberg.

Hartmuth completed an undergraduate degree in physics at Heidelberg University and then earned an MA in political economy from the Technical University of Berlin. He is devoted to his wife and four children, and enjoys playing field hockey and hunting.

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