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Michael M. Winter, based in Düsseldorf, leads Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice in Germany and is also active in the firm’s Consumer Practice. He works with clients in the personal care, food and nutrition, consumer health, medical device, and pharma sectors. In addition to executive search, Michael focuses on individual and top-team assessment and development.

Great people and excellent leadership that instills the right culture make all the difference for a business. I enjoy discovering all the facets of people, what really drives them, and helping teams achieve outstanding things.

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Michael held a number of leadership positions at Merck, most recently as General Manager Spain and Regional Director Southern Europe (Consumer Health). Previously, he was a strategy consultant with Monitor Group, working with clients in pharma, med-tech, and consumer goods.

Michael has a BA in business administration from Mannheim University and an MSc as well as a Diplôme de Grande Ecole de Gestion from ESCP-EAP in Paris, Oxford, and Berlin.

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