Dr. Sassan Yussefi

Principal

Office Location: Frankfurt

Phone: +49 69 6970020

Dr. Sassan Yussefi is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Frankfurt office and a member of the global Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice. He advises clients at the intersection of business strategy and leadership with a focus on developing organizations that can mobilize, execute, and transform with agility to adapt and pivot faster than their competitors.

Sassan’s expertise spans all four levels that drive this acceleration: strategy, organization, team, and individual. He guides global clients on topics such as executive search, executive assessment, leadership strategy, top team effectiveness, M&A integration, succession and transition planning, as well as change management and post-merger integration.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Sassan was a senior director and member of the global consulting leadership team at CEB. He previously was a managing consultant in the global talent strategy consulting practice with Mercer. He started his professional career in market research.

Education:

Sassan earned his PhD in business from ESCP Europe, Berlin, and holds a master’s degree in psychology. In addition to his native German, Sassan is fluent in English and Spanish.

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