Senior Client Partner, Regional Sector Leader, Automotive, EMEA

Martin Stemmler focuses on executive placements in the automotive industry. He has the rare skillset of 13 years of operational experience within the automotive industry eight of which he acted in Managing Director positions at Tier 1 suppliers and more than a decade in executive search.

He has successfully completed search assignments for small, medium and large suppliers, across family owned, private equity held and listed international OEMs.

His main areas of expertise are CEO, COO and CTO searches but Mr. Stemmler has also undertaken sales, supply chain, financial executive and NON executive board members.

Mr. Stemmler is leading a team professionals across EMEA, who are working in the automotive sector with enormous experience and passion at identifying and recruiting the best suited people.

Prior to join Korn Ferry in 2008, Mr. Stemmler worked for another global search firm.

Mr. Stemmler received his doctorate degree in physics and master's degree in business administration from the University of Goettingen, Germany. He did his postdoctoral at the University of California in Berkeley.

Having lived over 4 years in the US, he is fluent in English.