Dr. Udo Maier is Managing Partner at NGS Global. He co-founded NGS Global’s operations in Europe and leads the Advanced Technology Practice Europe and is an active member of the industrial practice.
Dr. Maier advises CEOs, Management Boards and Entrepreneurs from all kinds of industries where he especially carries out searches for executive positions in the areas of innovation, digitalization and transformation management in well established companies. Furthermore, Dr. Maier leads searches for executive positions with regards to the establishment of new business models (keyword: convergence). A further focus of his work is the recruitment of senior executives in the management consulting and advanced technology industries. His main areas of functional expertise include strategy and innovation, growth and SCM / procurement.
In October 2010 and January 2014, Dr. Maier was awarded as the Leading Recruitment Consultant in the area Professional Services by Wirtschaftswoche, a leading German economic magazine.
Dr. Maier spent his early career as a strategy consultant for a leading international management consultancy and was subsequently Managing Director within the Primus-Online Group (Metro Group). Until 2014, Dr. Maier served as Managing Partner at GEMINI Executive Search.
After completing an apprenticeship in banking and studies in Business Administration, Dr. Maier earned a doctorate at the University of Bayreuth