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Jörg Janke

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Jörg Janke, based in Frankfurt, is Head of the CFO Practice Group and active in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity Practice. He serves clients in corporate and investment banking and related sectors, focusing on C-suite and board search as well as executive assessment and development.

I find it extremely rewarding to build strong relationships with clients and candidates so I can offer my advice and make a difference

Before joining Egon Zehnder, Jörg was the Executive Director of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt, where he was involved in major capital markets and M&A transactions. He began his professional career in Deutsche Bank’s private equity unit before transferring to its Investment Banking Division to take responsibility for corporate financial transactions and IPOs.

Jörg earned an MBA from the University of Georgia and an MA in business administration from the University of Cologne and HEC in Paris. He is passionate about engaging in outdoor activities and traveling with his family.

Jörg Janke berät Firmen in der Finanzindustrie mit Schwerpunkt Corporate Banking und Investment Banking. Dabei konzentriert er sich auf die Besetzung von Führungs- und Aufsichtsratspositionen sowie Fragen des Talentmanagements. Außerdem ist er Leiter der CFO Practice Group und Mitglied in der Praxisgruppe Private Equity.

Vor seinem Wechsel zu Egon Zehnder war Jörg Janke Executive Director, Investment Banking Division bei Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt, wo er sich auf große Kapitalmärkte und M&A-Transaktionen spezialisierte. Seine berufliche Laufbahn begann er bei der Deutschen Beteiligungsgesellschaft, dem Private Equity-Arm der Deutschen Bank. Später wechselte er intern zur Investment Banking Division der Deutschen Bank, wo er für Corporate Finance Transactions mit Schwerpunkt Initial Public Offerings verantwortlich war.

Jörg Janke absolvierte einen MBA-Studiengang an der University of Georgia, USA, und erwarb seinen Abschluss als Diplom-Kaufmann an den Universitäten Köln, Bielefeld und HEC Paris.

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After Lockdown: European CFOs on Reopening and Beyond

On 12th and 16th June 2020, Egon Zehnder brought together more than 20 CFOs from large European companies to exchange their views on leading… Read more

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German CFOs to Focus on Performance and Strategic Flexibility after COVID-19

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