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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

Transforming the Traditional HR Operating Model

To achieve change, companies need to trust and invest in their leaders, ensuring the capabilities and design of the organization can support a new model. A change in organizational design alone cannot be successful unless there is alignment throughout the business. As HR leaders consider what might be best for their companies going forward, they

How to Approach Strategic Board Succession Planning

In the past, boards treated board succession tactically, appointing the most eminent available candidate or someone who could meet an immediate need. Today, however, both external and internal pressures are compelling directors to adopt a longer-term, strategic view of the composition and evolution of their boards, says a new report from Egon Zehnder. But taking

Egon Zehnder Elects New Chair  

Michael Ensser has been elected chair of Egon Zehnder and assumes the role later this fall. He succeeds Jill Ader, who has chaired the firm since 2018 and will soon transition to an advisory role. “As our next chair, Michael embodies values-driven leadership, putting humanity and empathy at the core of all he does, which is

Egon Zehnder Names Co-Leader of Global Consumer Practice 

Egon Zehnder recently named Sarah Van Dyck as co-leader of its global consumer practice. Based in San Francisco, she advises both industry leaders and emerging disruptors on leadership development, executive search, and board advisory services. Ms. Van Dyck has 25 years of experience as a marketing executive with consumer and technology companies. Prior to joining Egon Zehnder,

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