Korn Ferry
Florian Wagner

Florian Wagner

Senior Principal


Mr. Wagner focuses on leadership development and training, talent consulting and workshop facilitation, assessment and coaching for industry leaders around the globe in different sectors, e.g. consumer, life sciences, technology, industrial.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Wagner worked for an HR boutique consultancy. There he was a senior consultant specializing in executive search, executive assessment, and executive development with projects in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. He also designed and consulted on talent management programs within the private and public sector.

Before embarking on his career in leadership and talent consulting, Mr. Wagner worked for the Police Department of the city of Zurich as a training and development manager. He began his career at Credit Suisse Group in an HR advisory role with the firm’s CHRO.

As a former elite athlete, Mr. Wagner competed in the Long Distance Duathlon World Championships in 2004 and became Amateur World Champion in 2005.

Throughout his professional career Mr. Wagner has served in the Swiss Armed Forces as a Captain of a mountain infantry company. Currently, he’s a Major coaching officers on duty.

Mr. Wagner holds a masters degree in organizational psychology with minors in both psychopathology and criminology from the University of Zurich and a masters degree in business administration from HULT International Business School in London, Dubai, and Shanghai.

He is fluent in German, English, and has a good understanding of French.