Ludger Schwinn
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Ludger Schwinn

Senior Client Partner

Ludger Schwinn is a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry Zurich office and heads the Global Life Sciences Market with a focus on Switzerland.

Mr. Schwinn was Managing Partner in Switzerland of an international executive search boutique before joining Korn Ferry. Earlier he led as the Managing Director the fast growing operations of 2 renowned global pharmaceuticals firms in Russia / CIS. He established the first Western JV for the local manufacturing of vaccines in Russia. 

Ludger Schwinn focuses on senior executive recruitments in the life sciences industry, including the pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics sectors.

Over the past years he has developed strategic partnerships with a number of global pharmaceutical companies which he manages as an account leader. Furthermore, he was involved in the execution of a several strategic management assessments and international leadership and talent development programs for key clients. 

Mr. Schwinn holds a master’s degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Basel, Switzerland.

He is fluent in German, English with working knowledge in French, Italian and Russian.