Wiebke Koehler


Office Location: Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 340 5770

Wiebke Köhler is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Hamburg office and member of the Industrial Practice Group in Europe and the Insurance Practice.

Wiebke joined Heidrick & Struggles from another executive search firm where she was a member of its services practice group, serving clients in travel & logistics, professional services, and real estate. She also specialized in marketing and sales and placed several CMOs across insurance, banking, telecommunications, and consumer & retail.

Before that, Wiebke was with McKinsey, first as an engagement manager and then as associate principal in it EU marketing & sales practice. As part of her role in the leadership team, she built and led a new global service line on customer relations management and customer insights, serving the consumer goods & retail, telecommunication/high technology, insurance/banking, and airlines sectors.

In her earlier career, Wiebke was global VP of marketing and customer relations management at SWISS Air Lines in Zurich. She began her professional career Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. She is fluent in German, English and French and has basic skills in Spanish.


Wiebke holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Hamburg and a marketing degree from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.