Search
Select region
Close filter

Anja Herrmann

Contact Details

+1 212 519 6294

Connect With Me

Anja Herrmann leads the firm’s US Retail, Apparel & Luxury Practice and is a core member of the Consumer and Digital practices. She focuses her executive search work on Board and CEOs in addition to roles across the C-Suite at the intersection of customer, brand, product and digital. Anja also advises clients in the Retail sector on leadership development, succession planning and organizational effectiveness.

What makes me love this job is the ability to create true impact through our work for clients and candidates. It is a privilege to accompany them on their journey as a resource and a sounding board.

Anja’s focus on retail and direct-to-consumer preceded her time at Egon Zehnder. She has held general management, commercial, product, and merchandising leadership roles with best-in-class lifestyle brands and early stage startups. Anja began her career in traditional fashion and luxury retail, working for brands that include Prada, Dior, and Ralph Lauren, before transitioning to the shopping-and-lifestyle website gilt.com.

Anja has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a master’s degree from the Community of European Management Schools, and a Lic. Oec. HSG from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. She has lived in the U.S., Italy, France, the U.K., Switzerland, and Germany. Passionate about skiing, hiking, and the outdoors, Anja spends as much time as possible in nature with her family, friends, and young son.

Get in touch
Send Anja a Message
Browse all
Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership by Anja Herrmann

Guts & Data: The Talent Retail Needs to Serve the Post-Pandemic Consumer

Guts & Data: The Talent Retail Needs to Serve the Post-Pandemic Consumer

Post-pandemic Retail is emerging to be a noisy place, and product relevancy has never been more critical, or more difficult, to achieve. Is your… Read more

Global Luxury Goods CEOs Glimpse a Silver Lining in the Coronavirus Crisis

Global Luxury Goods CEOs Glimpse a Silver Lining in the Coronavirus Crisis

Highlights from a digital gathering of CEOs from the global lifestyle and luxury goods’ sector, hosted by Egon Zehnder. Read more

How Retail HR Leaders Are Navigating a New Normal During the COVID-19 Pandemic

How Retail HR Leaders Are Navigating a New Normal During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We virtually gathered HR leaders of retail companies to share how they are handling the crisis—from benefits for part-time workers, to emergency succession planning,… Read more

Related Experts Around the Globe

Sharne Bryan

Sharne Bryan

Melbourne

Sharne Bryan, based in Melbourne, is a trained lawyer and trusted advisor to the public and social sectors, including government… Read more

Jennie Rittberg

Jennie Rittberg

Toronto

Jennie focuses on board, CEO and executive succession, including search and individual development. Jennie also advises clients on broader… Read more

Peter Kiernan

Peter Kiernan

London

Peter spent over 30 years in investment banking advising corporates and private equity firms on M&A and capital markets related matters across a wide… Read more

Changing language
Close icon

You are switching to an alternate language version of the Egon Zehnder website. The page you are currently on does not have a translated version. If you continue, you will be taken to the alternate language home page.

Continue to the website

Back to top