Mr. Guthmann brings over twenty five years of management and industry experience to Korn Ferry, having worked extensively in the Information Technology and Consumer Electronics area. He will focus on ICT centric technology projects across different markets and functions.
He previously worked as Senior Partner for a German based Executive Search firm. Prior to that, Andreas worked as Sales Director at Netgear Inc., leading the Central European Sales & Marketing teams. He also worked for TomTom B.V. in Amsterdam and held several Leadership positions for globally acting companies. After his studies he started his career at Japanese IT vendor NEC.
In addition to several years in Executive Search, Mr. Guthmann has significant expertise in helping organisations grow both business and teams to help IT/ TelCo players bringing consumer driven innovations to the market.
He had sales and marketing management responsibility in the industry with a technical background and a great understanding what the market and consumers (B2B and B2C) are expecting.
Andreas is responsible to further develop and grow the EMEA Professional Search business in Korn Ferry 's Advanced Technology Practice.
Andreas holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences Pforzheim in Germany (Dipl. Betriebswirt FH). He is fluent in English and German.