Carmen Koch

Carmen Koch

Principal

Frankfurt

Carmen Koch is a Principal of Korn Ferry based in the Frankfurt office. She is member of the Global Consumer Markets and joined the Korn Ferry Group in 2008.

Carmen is a senior advisor with long-term experience in the Search Business and HR Advisory. Her primary clients include global brands, start-ups and mid-sized organizations across a wide range of consumer and retail sectors. She has functional expertise in general management, marketing, sales as well as in supply chain and human resources.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry Executive Search, Carmen was part of the firm’s professional search division Futurestep. There she was part of the EMEA leadership team and running the Consumer & Retail team for almost five years. In this context she gained deep expertise on the European market while additionally focus on Germany.

She successfully set up the Functional Center of Expertise for Sales & Marketing as a functional division. 

Carmen started her professional career at one of the major Technology firms in Germany.

Afterwards she joined the HR Consulting sector where she deepened her expertise in recruitment, employer branding and talent assessments across industries. Paired with this experience she consequently occupied positions in different search boutiques and gained strong industry knowledge in consumer, e-Commerce and Software Technologies.

Before joining the Korn Ferry Group, she was consultant of a European Search Firm, where she headed the Sales & Marketing cluster in Germany. 

Carmen has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Giessen plus an apprenticeship in whole & foreign trade. She is fluent in German and English.