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Globalization. Convergence. Disruption. The demands on leadership have never been greater. This is why companies today want more than a consultant; they want to co-create customized leadership solutions in true partnership with trusted, long-term advisors.

At Egon Zehnder, we operate as one unified team, with expertise across industries, sectors, and geographies. With more than 450 consultants globally, we partner with you to solve your most important leadership challenges. These solutions include executive and CEO search; board advisory; CEO succession; and individual, team, and organizational assessment to unlock potential at all levels. We focus on your specific leadership needs, whether facing disruption, building a culture of innovation, managing talent in mergers and acquisitions, expanding globally, driving growth, or supporting a generational shift in a family business. 

We have extensive expertise working closely with operating partners, CEOs, and governing boards of many of the world’s most successful companies. We provide the leadership solutions that will ensure your organization’s success — for today and for the future.
 

The Slow Restart: Why Leadership Matters More Than Ever

How leaders are navigating the reopening of their organizations from both practical and ethical perspectives.

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In Executive Search, we have assisted in the appointment of more than 1,200 CEOs in the past five years, advising boards through a robust and future-oriented process. Our global Board Practice, with a unique reach and deep network, has performed more than 3,600 assignments and placements in the past five years alone. And our Executive Assessment and Development team has partnered with more than 30 percent of the world’s top 1,000 organizations, assessing more than 10,000 executives over the past three years.

Whether we are identifying, assessing, or developing your organization’s leadership, we have proprietary tools to support your goals. These include our Potential Model, which helps clients understand how to identify and unlock their executives’ full capabilities, our Transformative Leadership Framework, a blueprint for leaders to trigger disruptive change, and iQ, our “Innovation Quotient” approach, which helps organizations build a culture of successful innovation. We have also partnered with Mobius Executive Leadership to create our acclaimed invitation-only Executive Breakthrough Program — a unique and powerful approach to developing your most senior leaders.
 

Leadership Solutions Capabilities

Executive Assessment

We conduct more detailed assessments of senior executives around the world each year than anyone else in the marketplace. Over the past three years alone, we have assessed over 10,000 individuals.

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Team Effectiveness

Egon Zehnder understands that the team is both a unit and a collection of individuals; this means that we work both with the team as a whole and by understanding the development needs of each member.

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Executive Development

You have the potential to be a great leader. But how do you unlock that potential?

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Organizational Transformation

“Leadership in action” means helping an entire organization embrace a new direction and embark on a new journey. At Egon Zehnder, we have developed solutions to support our clients on this journey by working directly with their leadership collectives — the board, the CEO, the executive team, and the transformation drivers throughout each company.

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Leadership Solutions Consultants

Greig Schneider

Greig Schneider

Boston

Global Lead

Greig Schneider, based in Boston, leads the firm’s Leadership Advisory practice. He was Egon Zehnder’s U. S. Managing Partner from 2010 to 2016 and… Read more

Moritz von Campenhausen

Moritz von Campenhausen

Hamburg

Global Lead

Moritz von Campenhausen, based in Hamburg, leads the European Leadership Advisory Practice and is part of the Global Leadership Advisory Management… Read more

Elaine Yew

Elaine Yew

Singapore

Global Lead

Elaine Yew is a Senior Partner in Egon Zehnder and Global Co-Head of our Leadership Advisory Practice. She serves private and public companies on… Read more

Olli Laurén

Olli Laurén

Washington, D.C.

Olli Laurén serves as Managing Partner in Washington D.C. He also leads Egon Zehnder’s Global Machinery & Industrial Technology practice. Read more

Kim Henderson

Kim Henderson

Washington, D.C.

Kim Henderson, a founding member of Egon Zehnder’s Washington, D.C. office, leads the Hospitality, Travel & Entertainment Practice in North America… Read more

Jessica Watson

Jessica Watson

Washington, D.C.

Jessica Watson, based in Washington, D.C., is active in Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice, serving clients across the health-care spectrum. Read more

William Houston

William Houston

Washington, D.C.

Will Houston, based in Washington, D.C., has more than 20 years of experience in the industrial and technology sectors, the military, and federal… Read more

YaoSong Chen

YaoSong Chen

Washington, D.C.

Yao Chen, based in Washington DC, advises automotive and machinery companies on C-suite succession and board consulting. Read more

Al Prieto

Al Prieto

New York

Al Prieto leads Egon Zehnder’s New York office, coordinating the engagements of a consulting team that serves clients throughout New York. Read more

Julie Chen

Julie Chen

New York

Julie Chen, based in New York, is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Executive Assessment and Development Practice. Read more

Alyse Forcellina

Alyse Forcellina

New York

Alyse Forcellina, based in New York, leads Egon Zehnder’s Health Practice for the Americas and is also active in the firm’s Board and Assessment and… Read more

Kenna Baudin

Kenna Baudin

New York

Based in New York, Kenna Wyllie Baudin leads Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity Practice in the U.S. She focuses on senior-level executives at private… Read more

Claude Shaw

Claude Shaw

New York

Claude Shaw, based in New York, leads Egon Zehnder’s global Private Equity Practice. In addition, Claude serves as a member of the firm’s Consumer… Read more

Benito Cachinero

Benito Cachinero

New York

Benito Cachinero-Sánchez, based in New York City, is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Solutions and Human Resources Practice Groups. Read more

Jennifer Read

Jennifer Read

New York

Jennifer Read, based in the New York office, is a member of Egon Zehnder’s Health and Human Resources practices. Read more

Anne-Claire Monod

Anne-Claire Monod

New York

Anne-Claire Monod is a sought-out advisor to industrial businesses who has developed trusted relationships with Fortune 500 corporations as well as… Read more

Thought Leadership on Leadership Solutions

Performance Through Care – Why Psychological Safety and Resilience Are key to Navigating the Crisis

Performance Through Care – Why Psychological Safety and Resilience Are key to Navigating the Crisis

Leadership Solutions

What should top executives take into consideration when leading their organizations during the pandemic? Egon Zehnder takes a look at five levers to lead,… Read more

First-time CEOs in the Pandemic: How to Engage with the Frontline, Honor the Past and Build an Organization of Purpose

First-time CEOs in the Pandemic: How to Engage with the Frontline, Honor the Past and Build an Organization of Purpose

Chief Executive Officers

Highlights from a recent digital gathering with new external successor Chief Executive Officers, hosted by Egon Zehnder. Read more

Business Unusual: The Post-COVID19 Workplace

Business Unusual: The Post-COVID19 Workplace

Leadership Solutions

Whatever catchy title we give it, the pandemic has created permanent changes in how we work and lead. We consolidated findings from our conversations… Read more

Twitter Hack Underscores Need for CISOs with People Skills

Twitter Hack Underscores Need for CISOs with People Skills

Cybersecurity

The recent Twitter hack shows that companies must continue to bolster the most critical part of their security infrastructure—their workforce. While cybersecurity professionals have… Read more

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