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Christian Redhardt

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Christian Redhardt leads Egon Zehnder’s office in Frankfurt and the Real Estate segment. He is a member of Egon Zehnder’s CEO & Board Advisory and Financial Services Practices. He has particular deep expertise in the investment sector including both public and private market asset classes and extending segment-wise beyond investment managers to family offices and investment functions of institutional investors. He is a trusted advisor across sectors on executive and director search, management appraisals, talent management, change leadership, and board effectiveness.

I enjoy the combination of intellectually complex challenges and partnering with the client to find the leadership solution. I’m passionate about (carefully) breaking the mold and striving each day for excellence. We are on a journey.

During his time at Egon Zehnder he also previously led the Financial Service Practice Group and served on the German Executive Committee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Before joining Egon Zehnder, Christian was based in Madrid as the Deputy Head of Spain & Portugal for the International Corporate Banking Division of Commerzbank AG. His previous roles included those of Head of Marketing & Sales, Institutional Clients, at Cominvest Asset Management GmbH in Frankfurt; Head of Business Development & Controlling in the Asset Management Division, and Project Manager in the Corporate Strategy, Central Corporate Strategy & Controlling Department with Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt.

Christian earned an MA in business administration from the EBS Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. During his studies he also spent time abroad in the U.S., France, Argentina, and Spain.

Christian Redhardt leitet das Frankfurter Büro von Egon Zehnder sowie das Real Estate Segment und ist Mitglied der CEO & Board Advisory und Financial Services Praxisgruppen. Er verfügt zudem über eine besonders fundierte Expertise im Investment-Bereich. Hier ist er sowohl in den Asset-Klassen Public und Private Markets als auch sektoral über Investment Manager hinaus bis hin zu Family Offices und Investmentfunktionen institutioneller Investoren beratend aktiv. Neben der Besetzung von Führungspositionen im In- und Ausland unterstützt er Klienten dabei, ihr Führungspersonal zu entwickeln sowie den Impact ihrer Teams zu verbessern. Als langjähriges Mitglied der CEO und Board Praxisgruppe berät er bei Nachfolgefragen von Aufsichts- und Beiräten sowie für die Unternehmensspitze.

Vor seinem Eintritt bei Egon Zehnder war Christian Redhardt Deputy Head of Spain and Portugal für die International Corporate Banking Division der Commerzbank AG in Madrid. Frühere Positionen waren außerdem: Head of Marketing & Sales, Institutional Clients bei der Cominvest Asset Management GmbH in Frankfurt; Head of Business Development & Controlling, Asset Management Division sowie Project Manager Corporate Strategy, Central Corporate Strategy & Controlling Department, Commerzbank AG, in Frankfurt.

Christian Redhardt hat Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der EBS Business School in Oestrich-Winkel studiert. Auslandsaufenthalte führten ihn in die USA, nach Frankreich, Argentinien und Spanien.

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Growing the Family Office Future with Talent and Compensation

Growing the Family Office Future with Talent and Compensation

Family offices have existed for generations and there are more now than ever before. With the market growing and changing, the question of talent… Read more

Börsen Zeitung — Banks and the Transformation Process: Creating Space for Constant Change

Börsen Zeitung — Banks and the Transformation Process: Creating Space for Constant Change

In a byline article in Germany’s Börsen-Zeitung newspaper for the financial sector, Birgit Storz and Christian Redhardt consider the question of whether we still… Read more

IQ Magazine – Turning Talent Management into a “Cutting-Edge Tool”

IQ Magazine – Turning Talent Management into a “Cutting-Edge Tool”

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