Tel. +49 89 6428 2800
Edgar J. Kaufmann
ISPECON GmbH München / Munich
Edgar J. Kaufmann has been an executive search consultant since 1993.
He started in the interim management business and after five years specialized
in the search and placement of top managers in the manufacturing industry
and selected segments of the financial services sector. Edgar was a
Managing Partner of Amrop Muelder & Partner Interim Management GmbH,
now part of Heidrick & Struggles, and an Executive Search Consultant
at Spencer Stuart. At Spencer Stuart, he was head of their Industry
Practice in Germany.
was formerly the CEO of a large German pharmaceutical wholesale corporation
and held an Executive Board Member position at a major manufacturer
of technical ceramics. Prior to that, he spent eight years at BMW Corporation,
holding senior positions in operations, marketing logistics and corporate
development, both in Germany and the United States. He began his career
as a consultant and project manager at McKinsey & Company, serving
clients in the automotive, automotive-supply, machinery, engineering
and plant construction industries as well as in the insurance, banking
and consumer goods sectors. Edgar has held Non-Executive Board positions
for companies in such diverse industries as Microchip/ASIC, CAD-Software
and Factory Automation in Germany, the United States and France.
studied business administration at the Technical University in Aachen
and holds an MBA and a Ph.D. from the University of Cologne. He is fluent
in English and has a basic knowledge in French.
2002, he founded Ispecon, a provider of executive search and consulting
services devoted to clients in the automotive, aviation, general manufacturing
and high-tech industries as well as in the financial and professional
service sectors. Recent placements include CFO positions, Vice Presidents,
General Managers and Directors of R&D.