Caroline Lombardi, based in Miami, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Services and Consumer Practices. She applies her extensive hands-on industry experience to counsel clients in travel, hospitality, entertainment, consumer goods, retail, luxury goods and real estate. Caroline has a particular specialization in board and CEO search and succession as well as recruitment of Chief Marketing Officers and roles related to innovation and customer experience.
The right person in the right job has the potential to transform everything: the company, the industry, the economy and, most importantly, lives.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Caroline was with Carnival Cruise Line, where she developed and led all youth, family and sports experiences and operations. Previously, she managed global brand strategy and product development for private label brands at Toys “R” Us. That was preceded by the role of Vice President at big BOING, a brand strategy and innovation consultancy. Earlier, Caroline managed movie marketing campaigns for MGM Studios. She began her career as a real estate analyst at Arthur Andersen.
Caroline earned a BBA in marketing and finance from the University of Miami and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She loves spending time with her husband and two children, who are all teaching her to speak Italian. She is an avid equestrian and enjoys tennis, skiing and traveling.