Christoph Kleinen


Office Location: Frankfurt

Phone: +49 69 6970020

Christoph Kleinen is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Frankfurt office and a member of the firm’s Consumer Markets Practice, leading the retail and consumer sector in the German market. His primary clients include global brands, start-ups and fast-growth businesses across a diverse range of retail and consumer companies. He has functional expertise in general management, marketing, sales, operations & supply chain, human resources and finance.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Christoph was a senior client partner for a global executive search firm. Prior to that, he was a senior buyer with Tengelmann/A&P Group and in sales and marketing with Kraft, Germany. He started his professional career in consulting. He is fluent in German and English.


Christoph holds a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Cologne, Germany.