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Based in Vienna, Gerald Klenner is a trusted advisor to clients across a wide spectrum of sectors - ranging from process industry, machinery, automotive and general manufacturing to technology & telecommunications, infrastructure, transportation & logistics, all the way to wholesale, retail, and various professional services. He is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s global Industrial, Services, and Technology & Communications practices.

I apply my judgement and industry experience to develop solutions for top management positions that truly benefit both the company and the individual. This means constant learning and being prepared to venture into unchartered territories.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Gerald served as RHI’s Senior Vice President for Global Marketing & Technology, based in Vienna, and before that he worked in Canada as head of the North and South America business unit. Earlier, Gerald was a Partner with McKinsey & Company based in the U.S., Germany, and Austria. There he played a key role in that firm’s global energy, metals, and chemicals practice and led its energy practice in Central and Eastern Europe.

Gerald earned an MSc in process engineering and a PhD in mechanical engineering with a specialization in fluid dynamics, both from TU Wien in Vienna. Gerald also earned a master’s degree in international economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Outside work, he enjoys traveling, outdoor sports and spending time with his family.

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