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Jens Stender

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Jens Stender, based in Munich, serves as the Global Co-Head of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice and leads the global TMT PE Practice. Drawing on many years of global experience, he is a trusted advisor to leading technology, media and digital companies, as well as to global private equity funds in their most crucial leadership decisions. He has specialized experience in CEO appointments, C-level leadership successions, and Board Consulting. Jens is also active in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity, Board Consulting and CEO Practices.

One of the greatest rewards of my daily work is helping others win. I get genuine satisfaction from seeing my clients, candidates, and colleagues succeed in their endeavors.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Jens was CEO and Founder of MFD Mobiles Fernsehen Deutschland GmbH in Germany. Before that, he held positions as Head of M&A with debitel AG and as an M&A lawyer with Linklaters in the UK and in Germany.

Jens holds an MA and a PhD in Law from the University of Munich and an MBA from London Business School.

Jens Stender ist Co-Leiter der globalen Technology & Communications Praxisgruppe von Egon Zehnder. Er berät führende Technologie-, Medien- und Digitalunternehmen sowie globale Private Equity Fonds bei ihren wichtigsten Leadership-Entscheidungen. Jens Stender unterstützt Aufsichtsratsvorsitzende und CEOs bei der Auswahl, Evaluierung und Entwicklung von Führungskräften und gestaltet mit seinen Klienten Nachfolgeprozesse an der Spitze komplexer Organisationen. Darüber hinaus entwickelt er herausragende Senior-Leadership-Teams, sowohl auf Vorstands- als auch auf Aufsichtsratsebene.

Nach Jura-Studium und Promotion an den Universitäten München und Würzburg und einem MBA an der London Business School war er zunächst als Rechtsanwalt bei der Sozietät Linklaters in den Bereichen Mergers & Acquisitions tätig, bevor er die Leitung der Abteilung Mergers & Acquisitions der debitel AG übernahm. Im Jahr 2005 gründete er das Start-up MFD Mobiles Fernsehen Deutschland GmbH, als dessen CEO er agierte. Nach dem Verkauf seines Unternehmens wechselte er zu Egon Zehnder.

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