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Joyce Gesing

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Joyce Gesing, based in Düsseldorf, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial practice with particular focuses on mechanical and plant engineering and industrial goods. She supports clients across industries for filling leadership positions, especially chief financial and governance officers. Joyce combines her experience in organizational and transformational projects with a holistic approach to finding and developing leaders. She is especially passionate about instilling a culture of diversity and inclusion in leadership teams.

I am deeply convinced that the right leadership is essential for implementing great concepts and solutions and achieving lasting change. My passion is supporting the selection and placement of strong, inspiring leaders.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Joyce held various leadership roles at thyssenkrupp AG, including CEO Global Shared Services and Head of Strategy at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG. Before that she worked as Partner at McKinsey & Co. in Düsseldorf, London and Frankfurt, advising international clients in a variety of industries on crisis management, organization and corporate governance, risk and compliance, strategy, and financial management. Joyce launched her career at KPMG in Frankfurt and Santiago de Chile. During this time, Joyce also earned a PhD in accounting from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany.

Before this, Joyce studied applied mathematics and business administration at the Technical University of Clausthal, including a research semester at the University of Alcalá in Spain.

Joyce Gesing ist Beraterin im Düsseldorfer Büro von Egon Zehnder und gehört der Industrial Praxisgruppe an. Dabei fokussiert sie sich insbesondere auf Anlagen- und Maschinenbau sowie Industriegüter.

Vor ihrem Eintritt bei Egon Zehnder hatte Joyce Gesing bei der thyssenkrupp AG diverse Führungsrollen inne, darunter jene des Head of Global Shared Services (CEO thyssenkrupp Business Services GmbH) sowie der Strategiechefin bei der thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG. Als Partnerin bei McKinsey & Company in Düsseldorf, London und Frankfurt beriet sie davor internationale Klienten zu Fragen auf den Gebieten Krisenmanagement, Organisationsstruktur, Corporate Governance, Risikosteuerung und Compliance, Strategie und Finanzmanagement. Ihre berufliche Laufbahn begann sie bei KPMG in Frankfurt und Santiago de Chile.

Joyce Gesing hat Wirtschaftsmathematik und Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der TU Clausthal studiert und erlangte einen Doktortitel in Rechnungswesen an der WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.

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