Carmen Koch joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Consumer & Retail

Carmen Koch joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Consumer & Retail

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Carmen Koch has joined the firm as a Partner in the Consumer & Retail Practice, based in Germany.

Carmen Koch joins H.I.E.C from MU, a global leadership acquisition & advisory firm based in Frankfurt where she was a director and a member of the firm’s Consumer Markets practice group, co-leading the Global Consumer Goods Market. Carmen’s client focus includes global brands, family- & mid-sized companies and fast-growing businesses across a wide range of consumer and retail markets. She has a deep understanding of large international, German based brands across the retail sector.

Carmen has a strong track record in fulfilling leaderships roles across functions with proven expertise in the fields of Sales, Marketing & Digital, Supply Chain Management and General Management. She is also well-known for her global cultural understanding and her ability to drive different types of searches or talent advisory assignments with regards to growth strategies or transformational changes.

Prior to MU, Carmen was a client partner at Korn Ferry where she spent over 13 years across a number of roles. Prior to that, Carmen was EMEA Market Leader for the internal Professional Search Division, focusing on Consumer & Retail Markets. Carmen has been in executive search for almost 20 years and began her career in consulting for Employer Branding & Assessments.
In addition, Carmen holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Justus-Liebig University of Giessen plus an apprenticeship in whole & foreign trade. She is fluent in German and English and is also accomplished in conversational French.

Stacey Mainiero, CEO, H.I.E.C: “Carmen is another wonderful addition to our Consumer & Retail Practice. We are excited to have her on board and I am sure her vast experience in this sector will prove of great benefit to us at H.I.E.C.”

Carmen Koch, Partner, H.I.E.C: “It is a great time to be joining H.I.E.C, a truly global Executive Search firm. I look forward to bringing my experience to the firm and working alongside our fast-growing team.”