Managing Director & Country Head Germany
Philipp Sturm

Professional Profile

Philipp Sturm is a Managing Director and Country Head Germany with ZRG Partners. He is a member of the firm´s Global Industrial Practice.  With almost two decades in search business, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the company.

Philipp´s solid background and extensive experience as an executive search consultant in the relevant sectors, allow him to serve national and international clients ranging from medium sized businesses to companies of global reach and private equity firms with activities in the automotive, industrial and consumer goods marketplaces.

With a proven track record in recruiting for international and domestic roles on the general management and senior executive level, Mr. Sturm has also successfully worked on search assignments for almost all corporate functions and has helped clients to attract complete management teams.

Previous Experience

Before joining ZRG Partners, Philipp was a Partner with CTPartners and prior to this Co-Head of the Global Automotive Practice with another global search firm.

He started his international executive search career by spending multiple years with Korn/Ferry International.

Areas of Expertise


Mr. Sturm has studied laws at the Universities of Passau and Frankfurt. Besides his native German, he is fluent in English and has a solid knowledge of French.