Gert Sturzebecher


Gert Stürzebecher serves as Partner and, based in Frankfurt, leads DHR International’s European Advanced Technology Practice Group.

Gert has more than 20 years executive search experience and joined DHR International Neumann in 2016, having previously held the position of Managing Partner at CTPartners where he oversaw the development and growth of the firm’s German operations. Gert specialises in recruiting for C-suite, senior executive and board of director roles, in addition to leading management assessment projects.

He has worked with clients across the media and entertainment, digital, retail and e-commerce, telecom, professional services, industry, private equity and venture capital sectors. Prior to joining CTPartners Gert worked for six years as Partner, focusing on the digital and media industries, at Eric Salmon & Partners.

Before this he gained senior management experience during 15 years with Bertelsmann AG mainly in the role of Vice President Corporate Management Development.

Gert graduated from the University of Hamburg with advanced degrees in Psychology and Business Administration and has lived in Germany, the US, Switzerland, and the Benelux. Among his many credits he was featured as a ‘most influential executive recruiter in Germany’ by “Wirtschaftswoche,” Germany’s leading business weekly