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Aug 28, 2018

Henkel X Mentor

Karim Jalbout

  • Egon Zehnder
  • Key focus areas: new ways of working; communication/sharing; ecommerce; culture

Karim Jalbout is the Digital and eCommerce Lead of Egon Zehnder, the world's largest privately held executive search firm and the third largest executive search and talent strategy firm globally. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s global Technology Practice and advises large corporations and both private equity and venture capital firms on pure play, marketplaces, hospitality, travel, publishing, financial tech, telecommunications and retail. Karim also leads Egon Zehnder’s internal data platform for powering the talent search process, generating insights and building stronger predictive capabilities.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder: He held the role of Global Head of Partnerships & Sales at Sony Ericsson Mobile, where he was the driving force behind early investments in the Android platform. Before that he gained more than a decade of FMCG experience with Diageo. He started his career at Guinness, initially in brand management in Canada and then moving to London to work as a Brand Controller for Guinness and Malta Guinness in Africa and later managing Baileys in the U.K. market. Karim earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada and completed the Executive Education Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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