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Executive Successions

The strength of your future leadership team is just as critical as the effectiveness of your current leaders. Our executive search and succession planning services are designed to help you identify and develop the next generation of leaders within or outside of your organization, ensuring a smooth transition when the time comes.

Our team of experienced consultants has a deep understanding of the unique challenges facing organizations during times of leadership transition. We work closely with your team to understand your industry, your company, your team and your specific situation to ensure a process that is customized to your objectives and needs.

Our approach to executive succession planning is grounded in data-driven insights and a thorough understanding of your organization's culture and strategic priorities. We provide ongoing support to help you implement your plan effectively, including support in recruiting and onboarding new leaders, as well as ongoing coaching and development to ensure that your new leaders are set up for success.


Executive Successions Consultants

Sergio Della Zassa

Sergio Della Zassa

New York

Sergio Della Zassa is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice in New York. Read more

Erin Maier

Erin Maier

New York

Erin Maier, based in New York, is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Digital and FinTech practices while also covering media and technology. Read more

Manuel Waenke

Manuel Waenke

New York

Based in New York City, Manuel Waenke advises companies and organizations on key leadership challenges and executive recruitment. Read more

Dan Phelan

Dan Phelan

New York

Dan Phelan is a Senior Advisor at Egon Zehnder. He draws on over 40 years’ experience as a senior executive and board director to counsel clients. Read more

Irina Wolpert

Irina Wolpert

New York

Based in New York, Irina Wolpert is a sought-after member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications, Financial Services, and FinTech practices. Read more

Marieke Witjes

Marieke Witjes

New York

Based in New York, Marieke Witjes is globally active across Egon Zehnder’s Services, Consumer, and Private Equity practice. Read more

Beth McCarter

Beth McCarter

New York

Beth McCarter, based in New York City, draws on more than 20 years of experience in retail, business and commercial banking, and wealth management. Read more

Sarah Adler

Sarah Adler

New York

Sarah Adler, based in New York City, supports companies in the global consumer products sector as an active member of Egon Zehnder. Read more

Twinkle Gupta

Twinkle Gupta

New York

Based in New York, Twinkle Gupta is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications Practice, guiding clients in building high-performing… Read more

Edward Young

Edward Young

Boston

Based in Boston, Ed Young is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial practice with a special focus on utilities, power, and renewables. Read more

Sandeep Gupta

Sandeep Gupta

Boston

Based in Boston, Sandeep Gupta is an active member in Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services and Insurance practice. Read more

Niranjana Rajagopal

Niranjana Rajagopal

Chicago

Based in Chicago, Niranjana Rajagopal serves clients as an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Industrial Practice and Leadership Advisory. Read more

Maggie Steenland

Maggie Steenland

Dallas

Based in Dallas, Maggie Steenland is active in Egon Zehnder’s Services Practice leveraging experience in travel and transportation, media, and… Read more

Guhan Selva

Guhan Selva

Los Angeles

Based in Los Angeles, Guhan leads Egon Zehnder’s US Digital practice. He draws on more than two decades of b2c and d2c operating experience growing… Read more

Wendi Zhang

Wendi Zhang

Palo Alto

Based in Palo Alto, Wendi Zhang is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications and Consumer Products practices. Read more

Anna Glover

Anna Glover

San Francisco

Based in San Francisco, Anna is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications and Consumer practices. Read more


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