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Marion Heil

Senior Client Partner

Marion Heil is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry’s Vienna office and a member of the Firm’s Global Industrial Markets as well as Global Consumer & Retail Markets.

Marion has deep expertise in the Industrial, Consumer & Retail Markets across all segments and is a member of the Firm’s Board & CEO Services. In addition, she works in the Competence Centers Government/Public and Digital. She works with global blue chips, leading regional and national players as well as with family-owned companies and “hidden champions”.

Marion brings along 25 years of professional experience in executive search, leadership and organizational development, board assessments, leadership diagnostics and strategy consulting. She advises national and international clients on the entire range of their leadership needs.

Prior to joining the Firm, Marion spent more than 20 years as a trusted advisor in  Executive Search and Top Management Strategy Consulting.

Her background includes 12 years as a member of the leadership team with a leading European Executive Search and HR Consulting group, as well as 10 years in Top Management Consulting with A.T. Kearney (now Kearney), Booz Allen Hamilton (now strategy&) and IBM Consulting Group.

She also has a strong link to academia, having worked as a Senior Lecturer at several universities and Founder of The Leadership Institute for some years.

Marion holds both a Ph.D. and master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna and studied at University of Colorado, École Supérieure de Commerce La Rochelle and European Business School. Extensive further education in Coaching, Organizational Psychology and Organizational Development. She works in German and English and speaks some French.