Birgit Beckmann, based in Hamburg, focuses on FMCG including digital/e-commerce. She leads executive search in the areas of human resources, sales, marketing and general management. Birgit also provides management appraisals, team effectiveness consulting and accelerated integration of executives transitioning into new roles. She is active in Egon Zehnder’s Consumer and Human Resources Practices.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Birgit was Manager Personnel Development & Policies/Assistant to the CEO at Gruner & Jahr, an international publisher based in Hamburg, where she designed and led talent development and HR projects around policies, recruitment, employer branding and succession planning. Brigit also served as Interim Manager of Gruner & Jahr’s International Division.
Birgit earned a first and second German law degree from the Universities of Mannheim and Hamburg. She is a member of the board of Friends of Ballet Center Hamburg.