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Egon Zehnder Welcomes Leadership Coach, Carol Kauffman, to the Firm

  • April 2021

April 28, 2021 – Egon Zehnder, the world’s preeminent leadership advisory firm, today announced renowned leadership coach and faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Henley Business School, Dr. Carol Kauffman, is joining the firm. Professor Kauffman also founded the Institute of Coaching based at Harvard.

Kauffman will be involved with CEO Succession and CEO Coaching. She will also help accelerate the firm’s Leadership Advisory capabilities based on client and geographic market needs.

“We’ve collaborated with Dr. Kauffman for the past six years and are thrilled to officially welcome her to the firm,” said Francesco Buquicchio, Global Leader, Leadership Advisory Practice, Egon Zehnder. “Her extensive knowledge and experience coaching executives around the world combined with her entrepreneurial spirit in founding the Institute of Coaching will help us serve our clients’ leadership advisory needs.”

Kauffman works with leaders across the globe to help them close the gap between their intent and their impact. She works with multinational companies and organizations on an individual basis, with the top team, or in tandem with large-scale leadership development programs. “Thinkers 50” named Carol to the short list of the world’s top eight coaches, and Marshall Goldsmith has ranked her as the #1 leadership coach globally.

“I have had the pleasure of working with more than 350 Egon Zehnder consultants and partners and could not be more delighted to join the Firm. Egon Zehnder’s purpose, Leadership for A Better World, could not be closer to my heart,“ said Kauffman.

About Egon Zehnder

Egon Zehnder is the world’s preeminent leadership consulting firm, sharing one goal: to help people and organizations transform. We know what great leaders can do and are passionate about delivering the best solutions for our clients. Our more than 500 Consultants in 68 offices and 40 countries form one powerful, collaborative team. Our services include: leadership development, individual, team and organizational effectiveness, CEO search and succession, executive search and assessment, Board advisory, and cultural transformation.

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