Executive Search for Investment Fonds & Family Offices, IT Industries and E-Commerce
Specialty: Digitalization, IT & Print
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About Christian Hener
Christian Hener is the Managing Partner for Austria, overseeing the EO Executives offices in Vienna and Linz. His focus lies not only in operational management but also in national and international executive search and recruitment of executives and interim managers.
With extensive experience as the managing partner of Hener IT-Group GmbH and as a proxy of the TecDAX-listed S&T AG (since 2022 rebranded as Kontron AG), Mr. Hener possesses profound leadership experience at the C‑Level for sales and delivery. His skills in business development and process optimization are consistently valued. In addition to operational management and direct leadership of up to 120 employees, valuable experience has been gained in various M&A transactions as well as post-merger integration processes.
Internationally, Christian Hener successfully operated a branch office (Off-Shore) for software development in Cebu, Philippines, for many years and managed delivery operations from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). His solid expertise in digitalization, commercial software development, and process software complements his holistic spectrum.
He is an eyelevel contact for Family Offices, Holdings, the industry, and the board of directors to identify potential board members. He effectively leverages his expertise in identifying successors for executive roles in their portfolio companies or for business owners. For C-Level and HR Directors, Christian Hener helps evaluate the best leadership team, 2nd division level (Directors), and in larger companies, 3rd division level (Head of X).
He strategically utilizes his cross-industry executive-level network and expertise at EO to identify candidates who deliver excellent results.
Christian Hener holds an MBA in General Management and is actively engaged in social work with Lions. Additionally, he has been active as an author of the service management book "Outsourcing of IT Operations Management" (ISBN 10: 3-639-46832-5), showcasing the promising potential of IT operations management outsourcing for commercial decision-makers (only available in german language).
His current whitepaper "5 Leadership Skills You Need as a Leader Today!" is available for free reading, providing insights into headhunting and executive search.