Norbert Büning

Norbert Büning

Senior Client Partner


Norbert Büning is a Senior Client Partner for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s Frankfurt office.

Mr. Büning has extensive experience in supporting national and international companies during transformational phases. This includes introduction of new business models, cultural changes, transfer from product to solution selling, and digital transformations.

Mr. Büning’s experiences covers automotive, chemical, finance, and transportation industry as well as public service organizations. He is passionate about aligning people, organization, and culture with the business objectives.

Mr. Büning works closely together with client senior executives and their team to achieve sustainable results.

Mr. Büning has over 30 years of experience in transformation and change management and learning strategies from different industries in global organizations. He serves clients as a consultant and is responsible for the development of new offerings.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Büning was partner of an international management consulting company, leading the talent and organization performance practice in Austria, Switzerland, and Germany. Later he took the role of the learning and collaboration practice worldwide.

In addition Mr. Büning worked for two years for a leading US-based technology company as the local lead for the country digitization acceleration program.

Mr. Büning has studied business administration in Aachen (Dipl. Betriebswirt) with a focus on personnel and organizational development. He has published two books (Challenge Transformation 2010; Learning in Companies 2012).

Mr. Büning is fluent in English and German.