Korn Ferry
Kai Hammerich

Kai Hammerich

Office Managing Director, Denmark & Sweden, Board Services, EMEA

Copenhagen

Mr. Hammerich has a strong track record in advising clients on board, CEO and c-suite assignments, for Nordic-based companies as well as global technology corporations.

Mr. Hammerich has also considerable experience in advising clients on how to align a company’s talent strategy and capabilities with the overall strategy and culture.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Hammerich led the European Leadership & Succession Practice for a global executive search firm, Before this, Kai led the European and Global Technology Sector and was instrumental in establishing its presence in the Nordic region. 

Mr. Hammerich is a published author and distinguished thought leader, co-authoring the book “Fish Can’t See Water”, on how national culture impacts organizational and business success. The book became the Management book of the year in Denmark, and was shortlisted in the UK.

Previously, Mr. Hammerich worked for Apple Computer as the UK Regional Marketing Director, based in London, and as EMEA Marketing Manager for the Education Business Unit based in Paris. Before that, he held various sales and marketing management positions at Apple Computer and Hewlett-Packard in Denmark.

Mr. Hammerich received his MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his MSc in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. He is fluent in Danish, English, Swedish and Norwegian.

 

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