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Leadership. Impact.

Egon Zehnder is the world’s leadership advisory firm, sharing one goal: transforming people, organizations and the world through leadership.

The firm knows what great leaders can do, and they’re passionate about delivering the best leadership solutions to clients. They’re proud of doing work that contributes to successful careers, stronger companies, and a better world.

Working as One Firm, they bring individual strengths together to form one powerful global team. They are uniquely positioned to bring collective power to every client, every time.

The firm values building trusted, long-term relationships with you and your organization — often spanning decades and the course of your career. As former business leaders, the firm has direct experience with the challenges you encounter and can offer deep insights into your business.

They invite you to Experience True Partnership.

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As former business leaders, the firm’s more than 450 consultants have firsthand experience with the pressures you face.

They value building trusted, long-term relationships with you and your organization — often spanning decades and the course of your career. Generosity and teamwork define its culture and inspire them.

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Egon Zehnder is the world’s leadership advisory firm, sharing one goal: transforming people, organizations and the world through leadership.

The firm knows what great leaders can do, and they’re passionate about delivering the best leadership solutions to clients. They’re proud of doing work that contributes to successful careers, stronger companies, and a better world.

News Briefings

Egon Zehnder Places CEO for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation  

The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation has announced the appointment of Miyo Yamashita as president and chief executive officer. Egon Zehnder led the search assignment. “Miyo will make an incredible contribution to our foundation and we are so pleased to have her on board,” said Janice Fukakusa, board chair of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. “She accepts the appointment at

Egon Zehnder Retained by American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. to Lead CFO Search

Immediate concerns around cash flow, liquidity and the bottom line are taking precedence at many companies due to continued fallout from the pandemic. That means seasoned chief financial officer talent is in high demand. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. recently retained Egon Zehnder to lead its search for a new chief financial officer. American Equity Investment Life,

Women Leaders Driving Corporate Sustainability Forward 

Companies adopt more socially and ecologically sustainable practices when their boards include women and environmental experts and when younger members are elected to board leadership, according to a newly released report by Egon Zehnder and the University of Göttingen, Germany. “Corporate sustainability must be anchored more firmly within boards,” said Carsten Wundrack, head of the German industrial practice

Executive Recruiters Get Back to Business

Executive recruiters spent the better part of last year resetting expectations – the result of an unprecedented, and completely unexpected, interruption to their business due to COVID-19. But according to search professionals across the spectrum, that disruption has now receded, and business is returning to levels not seen since the waning days of 2019 and

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