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Leo Barth

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Leo Barth heads Egon Zehnder’s Munich office and is active in the firm’s Industrial, Financial Officers, and Executive Assessment and Development practices. He leads general management and CFO searches for global multinationals, midsized companies, and family-owned businesses. Leo is also a trusted advisor for management appraisal, leadership development, leadership team assessment, and team performance consulting.

What I love about my work is meeting great people with different perspectives and talents as well as working closely with clients to jointly tackle complex leadership challenges.

Before coming to Egon Zehnder, Leo was a Manager at the Boston Consulting Group in Munich, where he advised industrial clients with a particular focus on the automotive and machinery sector. He also served as BCG’s Recruiting Director in Germany.

Leo earned a BA in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Munich and a master’s in industrial and production engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. When off work, he enjoys traveling, skiing with his children, and opening a bottle of good wine with his wife and friends.

Leo Barth ist Leiter des Münchner Büros von Egon Zehnder und gehört den Praxisgruppen Industrial und Financial Officers von Egon Zehnder an. Er verantwortet die Suche nach Unternehmensleitern und CFOs für multinationale Konzerne, größere mittelständische Unternehmen und Familienunternehmen. Zudem evaluiert er Führungspersönlichkeiten im Rahmen von Management Appraisals und unterstützt Organisationen bei der Entwicklung ihrer Spitzenmanager und Führungsteams.

Vor seiner Zeit bei Egon Zehnder war Leo Barth Principal bei der Boston Consulting Group. Dort verantwortete er für die Groß- sowie Automobil-Industrie Change-Projekte mit besonderem Fokus auf Strategie und Organisation. Zeitgleich war er Recruiting Director für die Boston Consulting Group Deutschland.

Nach einem Vordiplom im Fach Elektrotechnik an der Universität München schloss Leo Barth sein Studium als Diplom-Ingenieur in Betriebs- und Produktionswissenschaften an der ETH Zürich ab.

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