Based in Vienna, Gerald Klenner is a trusted advisor to clients in Austria across a wide spectrum of sectors, ranging from automotive, engineering, and general manufacturing to infrastructure, real estate, transportation, and logistics, and which include wholesale, retail, and professional services. He is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s global Industrial, Services, and Technology & Communications practices.
I apply my industry experience to find matches for top positions that truly benefit both the company and the individual concerned. This means learning constantly while venturing 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; 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. He enjoys traveling widely and exploring new places and cultures with his wife and four children, and loves nothing better than watching a magnificent sunset with a glass of good wine in his hand. Gerald is also an avid golfer.